2018

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources

PPP to form ‘national electoral alliance’ against PTI for 2018 polls: sources KARACHI: Amid the ongoing political hullabaloo, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has decided to swing into election mode in December, this year. According to sources, the party will be open to making electoral alliances with everyone, everywhere except Sindh, the powerhouse of the PPP. […]

Saudi King to visit White House in 2018

Saudi King to visit White House in 2018

WASHINGTON:  King Salman of Saudi Arabia will make an official visit to Washington early next year for talks with President Donald Trump, the White House said Wednesday. The two leaders held a telephone conversation in which they discussed how to advance shared goals such as strengthening security and prosperity in the Middle East, the White […]

Chinese-backed Port City in Sri Lanka to attract $13bn in investment from 2018

Chinese-backed Port City in Sri Lanka to attract $13bn in investment from 2018

REUTERS A general view of “Colombo Port City” construction site in Colombo, Sri Lanka March 30.— Reuters A Chinese-backed real estate project near Sri Lanka’s main port is expected to attract $13 billion worth of investment from next year, the developer said on Friday. The $1.4bn Port City project by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) […]

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe wins party support for 2018 election

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe wins party support for 2018 election

MASVINGO: Supporters of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe chanting “tongai, tongai baba” (rule, rule father) endorsed on Saturday the 92-year-old leader for a 2018 election run. The endorsement, which is likely to result in his 36-year rule being extended, was greeted with thunderous applause by thousands of party faithful attending the ruling ZANU-PF’s annual conference. Mugabe […]