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Pakistan Women entrepreneurs to attend international Expo in Turkey

Pakistan Women entrepreneurs to attend international Expo in Turkey

Pakistan women entrepreneurs delegation aim to gain valuable insights into Turkey’s beauty industry as well as their market to introduce Pakistani products ISLAMABAD – A 13-member delegation of women entrepreneurs led by Samina Fazil, founder President, founder president Islamabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) left for Turkey to participate in an international expo, explore opportunities and connect local businesses ... Read More »

Situation remains tense after brief but strategic battle on Nagorno-Karabakh

Situation remains tense after brief but strategic battle on Nagorno-Karabakh

 TVI Special Report ISLAMABAD — The situation remains tense along the Line of Control between Azerbaijan and Armenia as Armenia forces continued shelling despite a cease-fire announced by Azerbaijan. The head of the Defense Ministry Media Section of Azerbaijan Vagif Dyargyahly said that the Azerbaijani side has decided to stop all unilateral military operations on the contact line in Nagorno-Karabakh, ... Read More »

European tourism industry hit hard by Brussels terror attacks

European tourism industry hit hard by Brussels terror attacks. Photo: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Brussels terror attack has altered perceptions of the continent’s safety. The impact of the Brussels terror onslaught was immediate. Within days, occupancy rates at some hotels in the city plunged to just 25%, according to preliminary estimates from STR, a company that tracks hotel industry data. The rate had been 82% the night before the bombings. Other European cities felt ... Read More »

At least 34 dead as deadly blasts hit Brussels airport, metro station

Brussels explosions kill more than 25 dead, scores injured after multiple explosions rock Belgian capital

Belgium witnesses Black Day as three explosions ripped through Brussels – airport and metro station – killing at leats 30 people and wounding more than 100 BRUSSELS (Belgium) – At least 34 have been reported dead and more than 100 injured in coordinated attacks that ripped the Brussels international airport early Tuesday shortly before another blast was heard at a metro ... Read More »

Afghan people are suffering, yet global attention is dwindling: Red Cross chief

Refugees

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is in a “downward spiral,” according to the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Despite the worsening situation, attention paid to Afghanistan is inversely proportional to the humanitarian situation in the country. “There are more displaced people, more war-wounded and more disabled people. Humanitarian concerns are growing, yet international attention is dwindling. ... Read More »

West fails refugees, curtails human rights over fear of terrorism: Report

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Western governments fearful of terror attacks and the potential threat posed by refugees are shortchanging human rights and adopting counterproductive policies in the name of security, Human Rights Watch said in its latest world report European governments have allowed widespread fears about migration and terrorism to erode their commitment to civil rights and liberal ideals, according to a new report ... Read More »

US and Europe dominate global arms sales: SIPRI Report

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defense firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry.

A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. STOCKHOLM (Sweden) – Arms manufacturers in North America and Western Europe increased international arms sales in 2014, but their market share dropped as Russian and Asian companies saw theirs rise, according to a new report by a Sweden-based research institute. Sales of ... Read More »

France holds memorial to remember the victims of Paris Attacks

Paris holds memorial to remember the victims of Paris Attacks

PARIS (France) – France held a sombre national memorial service for those who died in terrorist attacks in Paris two weeks ago. The names of the 130 people killed were read at a national memorial service at a historic military building in Paris called Les Invalides. Some 2,600 people attended the service in central Paris, including President Francois Hollande, survivors ... Read More »

Forget Wi-Fi, new technology Li-Fi offers 100 times faster speed

New technology Li-Fi offers 100 times faster speed than Wi-Fi

A new type of wireless internet technology has been developed that could provide a connection that’s 100 times faster than traditional Wi-Fi. Li-Fi (Light Fidelity) has proved capable of sending data at speeds of up to 1GBps, around 100 times faster than most current Wi-Fi connections. Li-Fi is now moving to trials in the real world, with office tests in Tallin, ... Read More »

Gogoro’s electric scooter will launch in Europe next year

Gogoro, the all-electric, Bluetooth-connected scooter designed in large part by former HTC staff, has announced its first launch beyond its home market of Taiwan: Amsterdam, a city well known for its love of two-wheeled things. The machine — and the network of battery swap kiosks to go along with it — is expected to launch in the first half of ... Read More »

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