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US-Turkey relations enter crisis mode as Trump doubles tariffs

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Donald Trump doubles Turkey tariffs ‘against World Trade Organisation rules’ as lira falls by 20% US President Donald Trump imposed higher tariffs on metal imports from Turkey, sending the country’s lira currency to a new record low. Trump doubled the U.S. tariffs on Turkish aluminum and steel imports to 20 percent and 50 percent, respectively. Due to this harsh move, the Turkish ... Read More »

Pakistan and Austria plan joint educational institute

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Pakistan and Austria are partnering up to develop a technology institution in Pakistan Pakistan and Austria are collaborating to develop the Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology (PAF-IAST) at the University of Haripur in Pakistan. The announcement was made as higher education commissions of both countries after a meeting. During the meeting with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) ... Read More »

Europeans train for Mars mission in remote desert of Oman

Europeans train for Mars mission in in remote desert of Oman

European astronauts in aluminium-coated suits venture in the desolate Dhofar desert in Oman to help prepare humanity for a future mission to Mars. The two-member team of Astronauts are spending a month in isolation on a simulated ‘red planet’ venture aiming to one day help humans survive on Mars. The desolate desert in southern Oman, near the borders of Yemen and Saudi ... Read More »

UK and EU reach historic Brexit divorce deal

PM Theresa May said she looked forward to further discussions United Kingdome and the Europe Union both agreed on the historic Brexit divorce deal after ending six months of negotiations. Britain Prime Minister Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announced a last-minute agreement, with the European commission president saying there was “sufficient progress” in negotiations to move to the next phase ... Read More »

President Rouhani: Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia to link Asia to Europe

Transit between the three countries and also between Asia and Europe is the first decision that has been made by Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia Tehran – Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia aim to link Bandar Abbas in southern Iran to Helsinki in Finland (Asia to Europe), Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted as saying by Iranian official news agency. ‘Transit between the ... Read More »

Spain became third largest export market for Pakistani commodities

Pakistan’s exports to Spain surged to $934.03 million in 2016-17, Commercial Counsellor to Spain Since European Union awarded GSP Plus status to Pakistan, it has boosted the country’s export rate to European countries. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) status allows Pakistan’s 20 percent exports to enter the EU market at zero tariff and 70 per cent at preferential rates. EU ... Read More »

Pakistani women entrepreneurs encouraged by response of EU market

Pakistani women entrepreneurs encouraged by response of EU market

Pakistani businesswomen delighted to see the demand for Pakistani products in Europe The recent visit of Pakistani women entrepreneurs to Europe proved to be very encouraging after which they have decided to hold exhibitions in different countries annually to introduce Pakistani products. Women entrepreneurs linked to Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) recently visited Hungary and Italy where they ... Read More »

UK Elections: List of 12 Pakistanis who made it to British Parliament

UK Elections:

In General Election 2015, only nine British-Pakistani candidates were elected Pakistani community living in UK showed a remarkable sign of unity in United Kingdom’s general election 2017. At least one dozen Pakistani & Kashmiri origin candidates have been elected for members of British Parliament. According to the media reports, Over 40 men and women candidates of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin contested ... Read More »

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