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Over 78% US Companies willing to invest in Pakistan

DAVOS  -UNS – Over 78 percent American companies are willing to invest more in Pakistan over the next 12 months, owing to improved security and long-term economic climate, a survey by the American Business Council (ABC) of Pakistan (ABC) said. The survey results are 13 …

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Hundreds of US Marines land in Norway, irking Russia

OSLO: Some 300 US Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway’s Arctic neighbor Russia. Officials played down any …

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Muslim girl driven out of school bus in US for wearing hijab

UTAH -UNS– A Muslim girl was thrown out of a school bus twice in Utah state of US for donning a hijab. The 15-year-old girl, Janna Bakeer, is a student in Timpview High School in Provo City, Utah. She was taking the bus to home …

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EU Ambassador,Sherry Rehman discussed enhancing room for women’s empowerment

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Ambassador of European Union to Pakistan, H. E. Jean-François Cautain called on Vice-President PPPP, Senator Sherry Rehman. The Senator and the Ambassador discussed initiatives for electoral reform and the strengthening of parliamentary instruments for the rights of the vulnerable. They also …

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Former MI-6 spy known to US agencies is author of reports on Trump in Russia

WASHINGTON: Christopher Steele, who wrote reports on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on US President-elect Donald Trump, is a former officer in Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, according to people familiar with his career. Former British intelligence officials said Steele spent years under diplomatic …

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Trump denies Russian ‘leverage’ amid claims of compromising material

NEW YORK -UNS/BBC – US President-elect Donald Trump has reacted furiously to allegations that Russia has compromising material on him, saying Moscow has “never tried to use leverage on me”. Mr Trump condemned US intelligence agencies for allowing “fake news” to “leak” into the public, …

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New UN chief demands strategy changes to prevent war

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday demanded the UN and member states to make corresponding changes to their strategy and operations to prevent war and sustain peace. In his first address to the Security Council after taking office, Guterres highlighted the need to rebalance the …

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Trump blasts ‘fools’ who oppose good Russian ties

US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a series of tweets condemning those who oppose good relations with Russia as “‘stupid’ people, or fools”. Mr Trump vowed to work with Russia “to solve some of the many… pressing problems and issues of the WORLD!” His comments …

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US intelligence releases report on alleged Russia’s interference in presidential election

The US intelligence released a report on Friday, making public its assessment of alleged Russia’s interference in the US presidential election last year. “We assess Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the US presidential election,” the report said, adding …

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Six dead in US airport shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA -UNS : A shooter wearing a Star Wars T-shirt opened fire at the baggage carousel at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, killing at least six people before being taken into custody, officials and witnesses said. Five people died and eight more …

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