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Saudi hosts investment conference despite Khashoggi fallout

Saudi hosts investment conference despite Khashoggi fallout

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi Arabia kicks off an investment summit Tuesday despite a wave of cancellations from policymakers and business titans, but Turkey s threat to reveal the “naked truth” over critic Jamal Khashoggi s murder is hanging over the gathering.The three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII) was meant to project the historically insular petro-state as a lucrative […]

Protest in Multan against gas load shedding despite overbilling

Protest in Multan against gas load shedding despite overbilling

MULTAN  – Citizens in Multan on Tuesday, staged protest against continuous gas outages despite overbilling.During protest, enraged locals blocked different roads for traffic and demanded resumption of proper gas supply.The situation worsened as case alleging GM Sui gas of illegally supplying gas to the users surfaced.The protesters have asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to take […]

Asghar Khan case: Nawaz fails to appear before SC despite summon

Asghar Khan case: Nawaz fails to appear before SC despite summon

ISLAMABAD ; Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supreme leader Nawaz Sharif failed to appear before the Supreme Court on Wednesday despite a summon.A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of the case. “Those who were accused of receiving money have been issued notices. Where is Mr Nawaz Sharif?” asked the […]

Sarfraz proud of England draw despite Headingley hammering

Sarfraz proud of England draw despite Headingley hammering

LEEDS;Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed insisted he was proud of his youthful side even after an innings and 55-run defeat at Headingley denied them a Test-series victory in England. That overwhelming loss, completed inside three days on Sunday, meant the two-match campaign ended all square at 1-1 following what Sarfraz said was Pakistan s “perfect” nine-wicket victory […]

Ivanka Trump a ‘rockstar’ in India, despite criticism

Ivanka Trump a ‘rockstar’ in India, despite criticism

  HYDERABAD: Ivanka Trump on Wednesday pushed business leaders to change their attitudes toward women at an Indian summit where she has drawn mixed reviews amid criticism over her White House role and clothes brand. US President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter stole the show at the summit in Hyderabad, where Indian officials feted the 36-year-old presidential […]

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari

People’s Party will support Fata reforms despite JUI-F’s opposition, says Zardari PPP-Parliamentarians President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday said that the party would continue to support the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) reforms even if Fazlur Rehman’s Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) does not change its stance. The JUI-F chief has vehemently opposed the Fata reforms package. […]

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism

Desk Report WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faced human rights criticism for its overture to Manila. Trump issued the invitation on Saturday night in what the […]

Despite tough talk, Turkey caught between US and Russia in Syria

Despite tough talk, Turkey caught between US and Russia in Syria

By Reuters ISTANBUL:  Turkish calls for tough action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after US missile strikes on one of his airbases may overestimate Washington’s appetite for deeper involvement in Syria’s war and threaten Ankara’s fragile rapprochement with Russia. Within hours of the US cruise missile strikes, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan described the action as […]

Arthur underlines players’ ‘resilience’ despite hammering Down Under

Arthur underlines players’ ‘resilience’ despite hammering Down Under

KARACHI: In the aftermath of Pakistan’s latest Test series drubbing Down Under, head coach Mickey Arthur has said that the resilience of his charges can’t be questioned, while insisting the experience of playing in Australia will hold them in good stead. In an exclusive interview with Dawn, Arthur expressed his anguish at the outcome of […]