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Trump tells UN to prepare new North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON -UNS – US President Donald Trump has said the UN Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions on North Korea. Trump met the 15 UN Security Council ambassadors, including from China and Russia, at the White House on Monday. “The council must …

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US Special Advisor calls on Tariq Fatemi

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Mr Knox Thames, the US Department of State’s Special Advisor on Religious Minorities in the Near East and South and Central Asia paid a courtesy call on Syed Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM), on Thursday. Fatemi apprised the Special Advisor on …

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MRA establishes cell to monitor social media

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD – The Ministry for Religious Affairs has established a cell to monitor social media content. Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousaf expressed that the freedom of speech has been misused and that blasphemous content is being spread purposely on social …

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Aizaz meets US Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman

WASHINGTON -UNS- Pakistan Ambassador to the United States, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, Held a meeting with US Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce in Washington on Tuesday. Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and Ed Royce discussed Pak-US relations and regional development during the meeting which was held in …

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Uncertainty In US Trade Tax Policy Tops Credit Risks In Asia-Pacific

MELBOURNE -UNS – The potential impact of the new U.S. administration’s likely protectionist trade tax policies on Asia-Pacific exports, business activity, and issuer revenues has risen to become the top  credit risk for Asia-Pacific. “The risk of the new U.S. administration adopting a protectionist trade …

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A new US strategy in the fight against so-called Islamic State?

By Jonathan Marcus A little under a week ago the new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met his counterparts from a variety of countries and organisations which make up the wide-ranging coalition set against so-called Islamic State (IS). He told them that defeating IS …

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American policy is unpredictable

By Dr Ahmad Rashid Malik Former Foreign Minister Inam-ul Haq said that it is too early and premature to assess President Donald Trump’s foreign policy. He opined that Mr Trum is facing a number of challenges such as American supremacy, America first, duties on imports, …

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‘CIA Director, Saudi official brought Osama here’

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Osama Bin Laden was brought in this region by the former CIA Director and Saudi official Turki bin Faisal. “Osama used to be their hero and they declared him a terrorist afterwards”.This was disclosed by Defence Minister on Friday. Khawaja Asif stated that …

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Canada’s parliament pass anti-Islamophobia motion

OTTAWA – Lawmakers in Canada’s House of Commons, with strong encouragement from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, passed a motion Thursday paving the way for future measures to combat Islamophobia. The motion, which passed easily, asks the government to “recognize the need to quell the …

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Russia supplying Taliban as they fight US,NATO : General Curtis

WASHINGTON – AFP/UNS- Russia is “perhaps” supplying the Taliban as they fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a top US general said Thursday. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO s supreme allied commander who also heads the US military s European Command, told lawmakers he had …

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