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Saudi financial package faces delay amid ‘official procedure’

Saudi financial package faces delay amid ‘official procedure’

ISLAMABAD  – Saudi financial package faced delay in the transfer of promised US$3 billion from Saudi Arabia to Pakistan for balance of payment support.The finance ministry has attributed the delay in the transfer of promised US$3 billion from Saudi Arabia to   official procedure   and sounded confident that the amount would be deposited in the State […]

Payback: Trump faces investigation blitz from Democratic House

Payback: Trump faces investigation blitz from Democratic House

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Donald Trump faces a barrage of investigations targeting everything from his taxes to his Russian business ties after Democrats captured the House of Representatives in Tuesday s elections.With the House in their control beginning in January, Democrats will replace Republicans at the head of every committee, giving them the power to set […]

Iran faces sensitive time due to America, economic woes: leader says

Iran faces sensitive time due to America, economic woes: leader says

GENEVA (Reuters) – The people of Iran face a sensitive time because of the pressure from America and economic problems, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a key address broadcast by state television on Thursday.Khamenei was speaking to tens of thousands of members of the Basij militia and top Revolutionary Guards leaders gathered in […]

Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road

Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Tesla has promised to revolutionise the automobile, but the high-end electric car maker keeps hitting road blocks created by its founder Elon Musk’s erratic behaviour and considerable ego.Those traits contributed to fraud charges brought against Musk on Thursday by federal regulators, a potentially serious blow coming just as Tesla is ramping up […]

Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

TEHRAN: Iran replaced its central bank chief on Wednesday, local media reported, amid the fallout over banking scandals and the crisis facing the country’s economy. Valiollah Seif, who had served as the bank’s governor since President Hassan Rouhani took power in August 2013, was replaced by Abdolnasser Hemati following a cabinet meeting, according to the […]

Many CPEC projects in doldrums as NHA faces financial crisis

Many CPEC projects in doldrums as NHA faces financial crisis

ISLAMABAD: A number of road projects related to the $52 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) are said to be in doldrums as the National Highway Authority (NHA) faces financial crisis. Sources told Dawn that contractors have stopped work on several CPEC projects after their cheques worth over Rs5 billion had bounced a couple of days ago. It […]

Implementation of new manganese content limits in petrol faces resistance

Implementation of new manganese content limits in petrol faces resistance

ISLAMABAD: The oil industry is resisting implementation of recently introduced specifications for lower manganese content in petrol, saying it required additional investments and time to enable the industry for a phase-out plan. The Petroleum Division of the Ministry of Energy had introduced fresh specifications for manganese and iron content in petrol in May this year […]

Reham Khan faces online backlash over ‘beard desecration’ picture

Reham Khan faces online backlash over ‘beard desecration’ picture

Reham Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s former wife, drew ire of social media users on Saturday after she posted a picture of herself ‘wearing a beard’. “So a while ago I was offered to join a party,” the anchor-turned-politician said in a post on micro-blogging site Twitter. “I said I might not be able […]

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Monitoring Desk Ankara, Turkey (CNN)Millions of Turks will vote Sunday on a controversial new draft constitution that would give sweeping new powers to the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Voters are being asked to endorse an 18-article reform package put forward by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would effectively replace the system of […]

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN By AFP The United Nations is warning that the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II, with more than 20 million people facing starvation and famine in four countries. PHOTO: AFP UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations is warning that the world […]

Shocking Pictures Show Consequences of Drug Use

Shocking Pictures Show Consequences of Drug Use

A new anti-drug campaign that shows disturbing before and after photos of drug users’ faces, may succeed where others have failed, grabbing teens’ attentions by appealing to their vanity. The pairs of mug shots, which graphically display the damage drugs can do to the face, were collected by the sheriff’s office in Multnomah County, Ore. […]