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Pakistan rejects use of chinese currency

Pakistan rejects use of chinese currency

:November 21, 2017   Pakistan has rejected China’s demand for the use of the Renminbi or Chinese yuan in the Gwadar Free Zone under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework. India’s western neighbour has argued that such a move would compromise its economic sovereignty and conveyed its final position to the Chinese in a Senior […]

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Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe ignores party’s deadline to quit

Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe ignores party’s deadline to quit

Members of Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party are preparing to meet to discuss the possible impeachment of President Robert Mugabe, after a deadline for his resignation came and went on Monday. The deadline was set by Mr Mugabe’s own party, Zanu-PF. The embattled leader surprised Zimbabweans on Sunday, declaring on TV that he planned to remain […]

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India replies to offer on Jadhav, wife to meet: Islamabad

India replies to offer on Jadhav, wife to meet: Islamabad

Islamabad, Nov 18 : Pakistan on Saturday said it has received a response from India on Islamabad’s offer to allow alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife and it was being considered. “Indian reply to Pakistan’s humanitarian offer for Commander Jadhav received & is being considered,” Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said. Pakistan […]

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Robert Mugabe: Thousands take to streets of Harare in protest against Zimbabwe President

Robert Mugabe: Thousands take to streets of Harare in protest against Zimbabwe President

There are jubilant scenes on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare, as tens of thousands of protesters demand the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. The 93-year-old leader is virtually powerless and has been deserted by most of his allies since the military seized power last week. Many protesters were celebrating the army’s role in ending […]

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Saudi Arabia birthplace of ‘lethal poison’ of Takfirism, says Iran

Saudi Arabia birthplace of ‘lethal poison’ of Takfirism, says Iran

Sat Nov 18, 2017 A senior Iranian diplomat at the United Nations (UN) says Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of the dangerous ideology known as Takfirism, which is employed by such terrorist groups as Daesh. Responding to earlier remarks by a Saudi UN diplomat, Iran’s Counsellor and Permanent Representative to the UN Mohammad Hassani-Nejad said […]

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Pak officials defer crackdown on religious protesters blocking

Pak officials defer crackdown on religious protesters blocking

Islamabad, Nov 18 : Pakistani authorities today deferred by 24 hours the operation against protesters led by hardline clerics blocking two busy highways in the capital, as the earlier deadline for them to disperse peacefully or face a crackdown came to an end this morning. About 2,000 activists of Tehreek-i-Khatm-i-Nabuwwat, Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYR) and […]

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Seven killed in Afghan bomb attack near political gathering

Seven killed in Afghan bomb attack near political gathering

At least seven Afghan people, including policemen and civilians, have lost their lives in a bombing near a hotel in the country’s capital, Kabul. Police sources said the casualties took place on Thursday when the bomber tried to get into the hotel building— which was hosting a political gathering — but was stopped at the security checkpoint. A spokesman […]

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UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

UN chief raises alarm over Rohingya in speech before Suu Kyi

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The United Nations chief has expressed alarm over the tragic plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar in remarks before that country’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said late Monday the ongoing humanitarian crisis can cause regional instability and radicalization. He spoke in front of national leaders at a […]

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Iran-Iraq quake: ‘A sudden wave of death’

Iran-Iraq quake: ‘A sudden wave of death’

Rescue workers in western Iran struggled to find survivors in a frantic search for those trapped under the rubble after a powerful earthquake struck the Iraq-Iran border region. More than 400 people have been killed in Iran and Iraq and 7,000 injured when the earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit both countries late on Sunday causing the most damage in Kermanshah province, […]

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Taliban attack Afghanistan checkpoints, kills 20 policemen

Taliban attack Afghanistan checkpoints, kills 20 policemen

November 14, 2017   A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on Tuesday on more than a dozen Afghanistan army checkpoints killed 22 policemen and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar. Authorities said government forces killed 45 insurgents and left 35 wounded and none of the police checkpoints was captured in the […]

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