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Work on Pak-Iran gas pipeline to start soon

BY TARIQ SHAH ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday said that work on $two billion Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline Project would be started soon once the international sanctions on Iran were fully removed. Responding to various questions in the National Assembly …

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US-Russian Syria plan could benefit Assad:Erdogan

ISTANBUL -UNS : Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he feared a US-Russian ceasefire plan would do little more than benefit Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and accused the West, Russia and Iran of only seeking to further their own interests. The United States and …

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Afghan, Iranian dacoit groups active in looting citizens in Karachi

KARACHI -UNS– As if foreign terrorists were not enough, a wave of foreign crime has started in the city. Robber gangs consisting of dacoits of Afghan and Iranian origins have been reported to be active in the city. According the details, the gang of Iranian …

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SBP to allow banks to resume ties with Iran

KARACHI -UNS : The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) will soon allow banks to resume ties with Iranian counterparts, an official said on Monday, after the government’s recent lifting of sanctions on the neighbouring Persian Gulf country. “The central bank will soon issue instruction to …

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Enhancing parliamentary,economic ties among Pakistan,Iran,Uzbekistan demanded

ISLAMABAD -UNS – February 23rd, 2016: Ambassadors of Iran and Uzbekistan called on Speaker, National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House, Islamabad, today. Wide range of issues including enhancing parliamentary and economic ties between Pakistan and their respective countries came under discussion. Talking to …

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Iran aims to increase oil production by 700,000 barrels per day

Dubai -UNS : Iran aims to increase its oil production by 700,000 barrels per day in the near future, the deputy oil minister said on Saturday. “One of the goals of Iran’s sixth development plan is to produce 4,700,000 bpd of crude oil. To achieve …

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Pakistan lifts sanctions on Iran

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has lifted sanctions on Iran pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 2231, said a statement issued here on Friday. The modalities for lifting of sanctions were finalized in an inter-ministerial meeting chaired by Minister of Finance, Mohammad Ishaq Dar, it …

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Pakistan ranks third on global executions list with 324 hangings in 2015

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan hanged 324 people last year to rank third worldwide in terms of executions, but the vast majority of those put to death had no links to militant groups or attacks, rights groups said in a report seen by Reuters. Pakistan lifted a moratorium …

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Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara bomb

ANKARA: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq. A car laden with explosives …

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