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Pakistan remains largest host donor to United Nation WFP for fourth consecutive year

Germany contributes €1 million to WFP for food security in Pakistan

Pakistan donated 174,000 metric tonnes of wheat in 2016 and is the largest host donor to World Food Programme Pakistan is the largest United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) host donors worldwide for the past four years. Pakistan, increased its contributions of wheat to World Food Programme (WFP), according to the disclosed statistic from WFP authorities Pakistan contributing total 50,000 metric ... Read More »

Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech giants oppose Trump’s travel ban

Google, Apple, Facebook and other tech giants oppose Trump’s travel ban

Tech giants including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Netflix draft letter highlights how immigration supports entrepreneurship and corporate America Top American companies and technology giants, including Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber and Stripe, have co-authored a draft letter formally opposing Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, arguing that “a blanket suspension is not the right approach”. More than 30 CEOs ... Read More »

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th US president

Donald Trump has been officially sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Donald Trump becomes 45th president as protests against his inauguration turn violent in Washington, DC. Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an “American carnage” of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address. The inauguration took place outside US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Friday, ... Read More »

Romania exporting weapons to U.S. Saudi Arabia, others

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United States and Saudi Arabia are now leading importers of Romanian-produced weapons and military equipment BUCHAREST, Jan. 7, 2017 — The United States and Saudi Arabia have emerged as leading importers of Romanian-produced weapons and other military equipment. According to a report published in Romania Insider in the first nine months of 2016, the U.S. imported weapons and military equipment produced ... Read More »

Tesla is powering an entire island in American Samoa with solar energy

Tesla is powering an entire island in American Samoa with solar energy

The island of Ta’u, located more than 400 miles off the coast of the Western U.S., is now entirely powered by solar energy, thanks to Tesla and SolarCity. Tesla and SolarCity, the recently merged companies announced a major solar project without taking more time, where they will be powering an entire island with solar energy. The island of Ta’u in ... Read More »

Powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck coast of southern Chile

Once again powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck coast of southern Chile

Tsunami alert was issued from US Geological Survey, after quake hits island Chile A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred off the coast of southern Chile Sunday, 40 km (about 25 miles) southwest of Puerto Quellon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. According to initial reports, no casualties have been reported however around 4,000 people have been displaced from their homes yet ... Read More »

Electric Company Tesla officially merges with SolarCity

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Tesla officially acquires SolarCity as shareholders of both Musk’s companies approved the deal last week by wide margins Tesla Motors Inc. completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity, a company spokesperson confirmed. The deal unites two of Elon Musk’s companies, enabling the billionaire to sell both electric cars and solar roofs to his customers under one corporate brand. The company ... Read More »

US to provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam

U.S to Provide $81 Million for the Construction of Stage 1 of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

Total 16,000 acres of agricultural land will be irrigated and 18 megawatts of electricity will be produced after the completion of project The United States signed an agreement to provide over 8.5 billion rupees to the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for the construction of the Kaitu Weir project in North Waziristan Agency of FATA. The United States Agency ... Read More »

US and Pakistan sign agreement to combat corruption

US and Pakistan sign agreement to combat corruption

INL has previously provided training and equipment support to NAB investigators and NAB courts ISLAMABAD –   US Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement-Pakistan (INL-P) Director Katie Stana signed an agreement with the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on November 8 to enhance the NAB’s ability to combat corruption. The agreement will provide $125,000 worth of forensics equipment and training to ... Read More »

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump elected US President in biggest political upset

Donald Trump’s victory brings to an end eight years of Democratic Party rule of the White House Americans have elected Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States. The Republican Party candidate defeated the Democratic Party nominee, Hillary Clinton. The result is a shock to most political experts, polls and journalists as most major polling groups were ... Read More »

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