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COAS 1st Asian to be awarded Brazil’s Order of Merit

ISLAMABAD : In recognition of his leadership in fight against multiple threats, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has become the first Asian to be awarded Brazil’s coveted ‘Order of Merit’. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Sharif has been awarded one …

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General Raheel Sharif visits Brazil Army Headquarters

BRASILIA -UNS- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif arrived at Brazil Army Headquarters today (Tuesday) where he was presented guard of honor and 19 guns salute. During his visit, the Army Chief held a meeting with Brazilian Army Commander and discussed matters of …

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Gen. Sharif meets acting US NSA

WASHINGTON -uns : Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met acting US national security advisor and discussed with him regional security, army spokesman said. According to Lt. Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa, Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief had …

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COAS Gen Raheel Sharif reaches Washington on 5-day visit

WASHINGTON -UNS – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reached Washington for an official 5-day visit of the United States on early Monday morning. The commentators are terming the visit very important in light of regional security and ongoing situation. During his five …

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Gulf states, BRICs should do more for Syrian refugees: US

WASHINGTON: Wealthy Gulf Arab states such as Saudi Arabia and Qatar as well as the so-called BRICs emerging market nations should do more to help Syrian refugees, a senior United States (US) official said on Friday. “I would like to see more aid come from …

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Last British resident in Guantanamo Bay released: ministry

LONDON -uns : The last British resident in Guantanamo Bay returned home Friday according to the British foreign minister, after spending 13 years at the military prison in Cuba, AFP reported. “The Americans announced some weeks ago that they were going to release Shaker Aamer …

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Pakistan Army wins gold in Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in UK

ISLAMABAD -UNS: A team of Pakistan Army won the gold medal in the premier patrolling event of the British Army – Exercise Cambrian Patrol – beating around 140 teams from armies across the globe. The international patrolling exercise, an annual event organised and run by …

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Oil slides as China data weighs

NEW YORK -UNS : Oil prices fell sharply Monday on renewed concerns about China’s cooling economy after data showed the weakest growth in more than six years and falling industrial production. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for November delivery tumbled $1.37 to $45.89 a barrel …

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Another Muslim lynched in India over alleged cow smuggling

HIMACHAL PRADESH – A 20-year-old Muslim boy named Nauman was beaten to death with sticks and four others were injured in Indian state Himachal Pradesh over accusations of smuggling cattle and other animals. Aggressive and extremist Hindus attacked Nauman and his friends and alleged them …

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Katy Perry, Raul Castro daughter meet in Havana

HAVANA: Pop superstar Katy Perry met in Cuba this week with the daughter of President Raul Castro, becoming the latest US celebrity to visit the communist island since its rapprochement with the US. Mariela Castro, a renowned sexologist, posted photos of the encounter, which took …

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