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Earthquake killed more than 200 people in Mexico

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Around 20 school kids had been found dead and more than 30 children are missing A powerful earthquake shook Mexico City and surrounding states killed at least 200 people and left many trapped under collapsed buildings. According to the official of the capital city Mexico, more than 200 people, including over 20 school children were killed after a deadly earthquake ... Read More »

Pakistan, US discuss military cooperation, efforts to combat the IED threat

Pakistan, US discuss military cooperation, efforts to combat the IED threat

Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization Director visits Pakistan to advance U.S.-Pakistan cooperation ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and United States have discussed matters relating to training and military cooperation between the two countries. The discussion took place as Lieutenant General Michael Shields, Director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) led a four-member delegation on a three-day visit to Pakistan this week.  ... Read More »

Experts discuss Solutions to Pakistan’s Energy Needs at Energy Conference

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USA sponsored Energy Conference brings together Energy Experts ISLAMABAD – Several experts gathered at an Energy Conference in Islamabad to find solutions to Pakistan’s energy needs. U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) to Pakistan John Hoover inaugurated the International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. The two-day conference is organized by the U.S – Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy ... Read More »

Hurricane Irma: 160mph superstorm winds and heavy rain hit Florida

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Around 5.6 million people have been told to leave as the storm approaches Superstorm wind and heavy rain from Hurricane Irma’s outer bands began lashing Florida’s southern tip Saturday morning. Irma hit the Sabana-Camaguey Archipelago late on Friday, threatening nearby coastal towns and villages. According to Govt Rick Scott, in Florida around 5.6 million people, or 25% of the US ... Read More »

HBL to close New York operations as regulator seeks $630m penalty

HBL to close New York operations as regulator seeks $630m penalty

HBL got fined for “serious deficiencies” in its anti-money laundering programme spanning Pakistan’s largest private bank Habib Bank Limited announced to wind up its operations in New York after getting $630m penalty notice form United States regulatory department. According to the press release of State Bank Pakistan, HBL New York branch has received a notice of New York State Department of ... Read More »

Cross-border initiative launched in Kyrgyzstan to help save the snow leopard

Cross-border initiative launched in Kyrgyzstan to help save the snow leopard

UNDP, international partners launch cross-border initiative to help save the snow leopard The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with other international partners has launched cross-border regional initiative in Bishkek to save the snow leopard. United Nation’s delegation and Kyrgyzstan discussed snow leopard protection issues and kicked off ecosystem forum in the Ala-Archa state residence near Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. President of Kyrgyzstan ... Read More »

Pakistan rejects ‘disappointing’ US criticism and new Pak-Afghan policy

Pakistan rejects ‘disappointing’ US criticism and new Pak-Afghan policy

Pakistan rejects role of ‘scapegoat for U.S. failures’ in Afghanistan Foreign Office has reacted over US President Donald Trump’s disappointing speech regarding safe havens of Taliban inside Pakistan. In a statement, Pakistan’s foreign office said that US has ignored the contributions and sacrifices Pakistan has made in fighting terrorism. “No country in the world has done more than Pakistan to ... Read More »

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iran over rocket launch

US imposes fresh sanctions on Iran over rocket launch

Iran launched its Simorgh rocket that can deliver satellites into the space The United States President Donald Trump has announced fresh sanctions against Iran over its ballistic satellite-carrying rocket into space programme. The U.S. Senate approved a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea and sent it to President Donald Trump to sign. The US ... Read More »

Pakistan Army receives ‘world class’ explosive detectors from US

Pakistan Army receives 'world class' explosive detectors from US

United States hands over 50 Cutting Edge Explosives Detection Equipment to Pakistan Army  The Pakistan Army received more than fifty new Fido X3 explosives detectors from the U.S. Embassy’s Office of the Defense Representative – Pakistan (ODRP). The Fido is a sophisticated hand-held device that will allow Pakistani soldiers determine in less than ten seconds whether an item is composed ... Read More »

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