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World on brink of trade war as US slaps tariffs on allies

World on brink of trade war as US slaps tariffs on allies

WHISTLER, Canada (AFP) – The world’s largest economies stood on the brink of all-out trade war as the EU, Canada and Mexico drew up retaliatory measures to Washington’s stinging steel and aluminium tariffs that came into effect on Friday. Washington angered its major allies by slapping duties of 25 percent and 10 percent on imports of […]

West Indies too strong for World XI in charity match

West Indies too strong for World XI in charity match

LONDON ;Evin Lewis s quickfire fifty and economical bowling from spinner Samuel Badree saw the West Indies to an emphatic 72-run victory over the World XI in the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 Challenge at Lord s on Thursday.Lewis struck 58 off 26 balls, including five first two overs for the reigning World Twenty20 champions before finishing with figures […]

ICYMI, Jurassic World actor Chris Pratt gave a sweet shout-out to a Pakistani fan

ICYMI, Jurassic World actor Chris Pratt gave a sweet shout-out to a Pakistani fan

Pakistanis love Jurassic Park (there’s something about dinosaurs wreaking havoc in the land that hits so close to home). And a few days ago, we got some love back! Chris Pratt, one of the lead stars of Jurassic World, gave a shout-out to a Pakistani fan on Twitter and said he’d love to visit one day. Pratt also […]

Financing Agreements worth US$ 400 million signed with World Bank

Financing Agreements worth US$ 400 million signed with World Bank

Financing Agreements worth US$ 400 million signed with World Bank Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) The Economic Affairs Division here on Tuesday signed two Financing Agreements worth US$ 400 million with the World Bank. These include Punjab Cities Programme (US$ 200 million) and Punjab Green Development Programme (US$ 200 million). Syed Ghazanfar Abbas Jilani, Secretary, Economic […]

The World Bank has assured Pakistan that it would make utmost efforts to resolve the Kishanganga and Rattle dams issues, Foreign Office spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal

The World Bank has assured Pakistan that it would make utmost efforts to resolve the Kishanganga and Rattle dams issues, Foreign Office spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal

Pakistan effectively raising Kishanganga project issue to resolve the dispute, Foreign Office spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal ISLAMABAD: (ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK) The World Bank has assured Pakistan that it would make utmost efforts to resolve the Kishanganga and Rattle dams issues within parameters of Indus Basin Treaty. This was stated by Foreign Office spokesman Dr. Muhammad […]

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bollywood actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra called on the international community on Thursday to step up support for Rohingya women and children who fled to Bangladesh from a military crackdown in Myanmar. A military response to insurgent attacks on police posts and an army base in northern Rakhine state last […]

Iran’s Rouhani: ‘world no longer accepts US deciding for them’

Iran’s Rouhani: ‘world no longer accepts US deciding for them’

TEHRAN :Iran s President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their behalf. “Who are you to decide for Iran and the world?” Rouhani said in a statement carried by multiple Iranian news agencies. “The world […]

PR MSA of Pakistan has won World Versailles Design Award, 2018

PR MSA of Pakistan has won World Versailles Design Award, 2018

Paris 16th May, 2018: MSA an Architectural firm of Pakistan has won the prestigious Prix Versailles 2018. The World Architecture Award for its uniquely and esthetically designed WARDA flagship store in Peshawar. Mr. Jerome Gouadain, Secretary General of the Prix Versailles and Mr. Ernesto Ottone Ramirez, UNESCO’s Assistant Director General for Culture gave away the Award […]

MSA of Pakistan has won World Versailles Design Award, 2018

MSA of Pakistan has won World Versailles Design Award, 2018

Paris 16th May, 2018: MSA an Architectural firm of Pakistan has won the prestigious Prix Versailles 2018. The World Architecture Award for its uniquely and esthetically designed WARDA flagship store in Peshawar. Mr. Jerome Gouadain, Secretary General of the Prix Versailles and Mr. Ernesto Ottone Ramirez, UNESCO’s Assistant Director General for Culture gave away the […]

Australian breaks world record with Everest summit

Australian breaks world record with Everest summit

KATHMANDU: An Australian climber reached the top of Mount Everest Monday, becoming the fastest person to summit the highest mountain on each of the world´s seven continents. Steve Plain conquered Everest 117 days after he reached the peak of Mount Vinson — the highest mountain in Antarctica — breaking the previous seven-summit speed record by […]

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