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Students Lead A Worldwide Climate Strike

Climate Strike

NEWYORK – Last August, when she began her climate strike outside the Swedish parliament, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was all alone. “I tried to bring people along to join me”” Thunberg recently told Rolling Stone, “but no one was really interested, and so I had to do it by myself.” But …

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Turkmen Delegation will Discuss TAPI Gas Pipeline Project in Pakistan


ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – The Turkmenian deputy prime minister, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, will visit Pakistan from March 11 to 13, reported Trend news on Saturday with reference to the Turkmen government. According to Trend News, it is planned to hold political consultations, as well as several bilateral meetings, in Islamabad. …

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Pakistan Fully Reopens Its Airspace


KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistan on Friday fully reopened its airspace for commercial flights after a week-long closure, aviation authorities announced. The airspace was completely closed to local and international flights following fights last week between the Pakistani and Indian air forces. However, the airspace was partially reopened and flight operations …

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UN Chief Talks with India And Pakistan About Top Pakistani Officials


NEW YORK – UN chief Antonio Guterres did not speak with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, but he discussed with Indian and Pakistani officials’ as the tensions exacerbated after the Pulwama attack, Catch News reported on Wednesday. Tensions between India and Pakistan have intensified following …

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US to End Preferential Trade Status for India and Turkey


WASHINGTON – US president Donald Trump was to open a new front in the trade wars with a plan to end the preferential trade treatment accorded to India and Turkey, Reuters reported Tuesday. On the order of President Donald Trump, the United States intends to remove the preferential trade status …

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Imran Khan Calls for Talks and Urges India to Avoid “Miscalculation”


ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called for talks with India after both sides said they shot down their warplanes, which has not happened since nuclear-armed rivals entered the war in 1971, reported Thursday the Associated Press of Pakistan. “History tells us that wars are full of erroneous …

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Int’l Community Calls for Calm as Tensions Between India and Pakistan Intensify


WASHINGTON – The United States, the European Union, China and Russia increasingly fear that the worst crisis in years between India and Pakistan, rivals in the nuclear, could become uncontrollable, AFP said Thursday. On February 27, the Pentagon said that the acting Secretary of Defense, Patrick Shanahan, is “trying to …

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Modi’s Dream of Isolating Pakistan Will not Materialize: Qureshi

India dream of isolating Pakistan will not materialize

MUNICH – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement on Pakistan’s diplomatic isolation and said “the Indian dream can never be materialized”. He was speaking to the media after attending the Munich conference on security in Germany. The statement which was made …

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Global Internet Freedom Declines for Eighth Consecutive Year

Freedom House

WASHINGTON – Freedom House report finds more and more countries are cracking down online, Internet freedom around the world has declined for the eighth consecutive year, raising fears that state censorship online is becoming the norm rather than the exception, the Week reported Friday. The website says that a new …

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India Defeats Bangladesh Asia Cup 2018 Final

Asia Cup

DUBAI – India defeated Bangladesh by three wickets in a thrilling Asia Cup 2018 Final match on Friday. After a great start from the openers, Indian bounced back to restrict Bangladesh to 222 in spite of Liton Das’ 121. Chasing a modest total of 223, Rohit Sharma’s 48, along with …

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