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Australia’s Smith, Warner set for Global T20 Canada

Australia’s Smith, Warner set for Global T20 Canada

Disgraced Australia stars Steve Smith and David Warner, both banned from top-flight international cricket for 12 months, were drafted Sunday for the Global T20 Canada event starting June 28. Former Australia captain Smith had already been announced as a marquee player for the inaugural edition of the event. Smith was sacked after the third Test […]

Avengers opens with $630 million, smashing global record

Avengers opens with $630 million, smashing global record

Avengers: Infinity War took in $630 million in its first weekend, the highest global opening of all time, industry estimates showed on Sunday. “The latest Marvel juggernaut… opened with $630M worldwide, making it the largest global weekend tally in the history of film, and this was done without China,” which has a later opening, industry tracker […]

Japanese FM visit to Pakistan for renewed relations in the background of fast changing regional and global scenarios

Japanese FM visit to Pakistan for renewed relations in the background of fast changing regional and global scenarios

Islamabad(News Desk) After a hiatus of eight years, high level diplomatic contact between Pakistan and Japan was renewed with the visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to Islamabad on January 3-4, 2018. Mr. Kono’s visit served to advance Pakistan-Japan bilateral ties in the background of fast changing regional and global scenarios. Last year also […]

Terrorism, Poverty, Illiteracy and unemployment are the Global Challenges, We have to tackle through our Parliaments: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

Terrorism, Poverty, Illiteracy and unemployment are the Global Challenges, We have to tackle through our Parliaments: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq

Islamabad; January 9, 2018( Asghar Ali Mubarak)Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that terrorism, extremism, poverty, illiteracy and unemployment are the global challenges and these can be overcome through in exchange of knowledge, expertise and experiences. According to a message received from Victoria, Republic of Seychelles, he expressed these views while […]

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

By AFP SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  China cannot use its economic power to dodge its international responsibilities in the South China Sea and in deterring North Korea, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Monday. After talks in Australia, Tillerson insisted Washington wanted a productive relationship with Beijing, but said China must pull its weight on important […]

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan has increased its ranking by one point – currently at 124 out of 136 countries – according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Pakistan witnessed less than a million international tourists, with an average receipt per arrival estimated  at $328.3. The total receipts from […]

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

Late diagnosis of cancer leads to millions of people enduring needless suffering and premature death, and efforts to catch the disease earlier must be stepped up, the World Health Organization said on Friday. In a report launched ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4, the WHO said it wanted to improve chances of survival […]

Pakistan improves slightly to 116 rank on global corruption index

Pakistan improves slightly to 116 rank on global corruption index

The annual Corruption Perceptions Index, released by Transparency International (TI), has ranked Pakistan number 116 of 176 countries that were included in the index for the year 2016. The rank indicates a ‘high’ level of corruption in the country. The index, which ranks countries on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean), […]

PM Nawaz apprises global leaders about humanitarian situation in Kashmir

PM Nawaz apprises global leaders about humanitarian situation in Kashmir

DAVOS: In separate meetings with premiers of Sweden and Sri Lanka on Wednesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif apprised the leaders about grave human rights situation in the Indian-occupied Kashmir. In his meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Sharif dilated upon the ongoing human rights abuse by the Indian state and its security forces in […]

Nisar vows to recover missing activists amid global uproar

Nisar vows to recover missing activists amid global uproar

ISLAMABAD: The plight of missing academic Salman Haider and three other missing activists was highlighted on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday when Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan briefed the house on the measures being taken to recover the four abducted men. “This government is not in the business of disappearing people and […]