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  • Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former federal finance minister Miftah Ismail has claimed that Pakistan is on the verge of ‘default’ as risk has reached a dangerous level. Miftah Ismail in one of his articles claimed rejected the claim of the incumbent Finance ...

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  • Nomura has warned that seven countries – Egypt, Romania, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Czech Republic, Pakistan and Hungary – are now at a high risk of currency crises. The Japanese bank said that 22 of the 32 countries covered by its in-house “Damocles” warning system have seen their ...

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  • At least $1 billion of customer funds have vanished from collapsed crypto exchange FTX, according to two people familiar with the matter. The exchange’s founder Sam Bankman-Fried secretly transferred $10 billion of customer funds from FTX to Bankman-Fried’s trading company Alameda ...

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  • China says its unique bond of mutual trust with Pakistan will further thrive as the close coordination between the two countries has gone beyond the bilateral level to the multilateral and international arena.                     In an article, ...

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  • Twitter paused its recently announced $8 blue check subscription service on Friday as fake accounts mushroomed, and new owner Elon Musk brought back the "official" badge to some users of the social media platform. The coveted blue check mark was previously reserved for verified accounts of ...

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  • The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday ordered to register an FIR of a gun attack on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan within 24 hours. The orders were passed by the five-member SC bench headed by CJP Justice Umar Ata Bandial while hearing the contempt case against the former prime ...

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  • The National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Polio Laboratory has confirmed the detection of Type-1 Wild Poliovirus (WPV1) from an environmental sample collected from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district this month, making it the 10th such sample collected from the area this year, ...

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  • Pakistan is expected to finally exit the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) today as the global money-laundering watchdog meets in Paris to review the implementation of its action plan by Islamabad. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar is in Paris to attend the ...

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  • Pakistan urges United Nations Communication for more efforts to shine a spotlight on the climate crisis. This was stated by Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, Ambassador Munir Akram while speaking in the General Debate of the Fourth Committee on Questions related to ...

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  • The United States said Monday that it had confidence in Pakistan's ability to control its nuclear arsenal after President Joe Biden expressed alarm, leading Islamabad to summon the US ambassador. "The United States is confident of Pakistan's commitment and its ability to secure its nuclear ...

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  • Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has promised international lenders to stay true to economic reforms despite a new estimate that his country quickly needs more than $16 billion to recover from devastating floods. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar also said that a flood donors’ conference promised by ...

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  • United States (US) President Joe Biden has asserted that Pakistan may be ‘one of the dangerous nations’ in the world and has nuclear weapons without any cohesion. The US president made these remarks while addressing a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Reception on Friday, ...

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  • PTI submitted a reference against the former president and co-chairman of PPP Asif Ali Zardari to the National Assembly, seeking disqualification for acquiring cars from Toshakhana. PTI stated in a reference that there were pieces of evidence that Zardari had deviated from the law as he had ...

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  • Former PTI leaders, Aleem Khan and Awn Chaudhry called on PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif separately at his London residence. PMLN Vice President Maryam Nawaz was present in the meeting with Nawaz. Aleem Khan didn't talk to the media and left after the meeting. Refusing to spill the details about the ...

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  • Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai arrived in Karachi on Tuesday to visit the flood-stricken areas of Pakistan. Yousufzai is being accompanied by her parents during the trip amid strict security. Nobel laureate and girls' education campaigner is visiting the flood-affected areas to raise international ...

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  • The Pakistani rupee continued to recover in the interbank market, extending its gains against the dollar for the 12 consecutive sessions.  According to the Forex Association of Pakistan (FAP), the local currency gained Rs1.46 against the greenback during intraday trading in the interbank ...

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  • High-ranking US officials have held the first in-person meeting with the Taliban since the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of al-Qaeda. According to US media, the Saturday meeting in the Qatari capital of Doha was attended by the Taliban’s head of intelligence and CIA Deputy Director as ...

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  • Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred, today, four more Kashmiri youth in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. During cordon and search operations, the troops martyred three youth in Drach and one in Moolu areas of Shopian district. The troops continued their ...

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  • Russia has sought to defend its seven-month old war at the United Nations, with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that regions of Ukraine where widely-derided referendums are being held would be under Russia's "full protection" if annexed by Moscow. The referendums in four eastern Ukrainian ...

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  • Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan values its historical and brotherly relations with Saudi Arabia and acknowledges its unique place in the Islamic world. He was talking to CEO of Transformation Management Office of Saudi Ministry of Defence Samir Bin Abdulaziz ...

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  • Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar has passed away on Sunday at the age of 92, reported Indian media. Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to a hospital in early January this year after she tested positive for COVID-19 and was also diagnosed with pneumonia. She was admitted to the ICU with mild ...

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  • Director General ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar has categorically rejected as misleading the Indian Chief of Army Staff’s claim that LOC ceasefire is holding because they negotiated from position of strength. “Indian COAS claiming LOC ceasefire holding because they negotiated from ...

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  • The Chairman of the British Sikhs Association and the ruling Tory Party’s Lord Rami Ranger has called Sikh For Justice’s General Counsel Mr Gurpatwant Singh Pannun a Pakistani for his campaign for the creation of an independent state for Sikhs called Khalistan. Appearing in a debate on ...

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  • Lahore is the capital city of Punjab and the bedrock of business for the entire province. For years, migration from the outskirts of the province into Lahore has increased congestion, burdening the city’s infrastructure capabilities. Lahore’s pace of population growth vs infrastructure ...

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that insulting Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) does not count as freedom of expression, according to state news agency TASS. Putin's views came during his annual press conference, during which he stressed the importance of "artistic freedom without hindrance ...

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  • New measures in England have been announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in response to the Omicron coronavirus variant. Speaking at a press conference, Boris Johnson said anyone arriving in the UK will be asked to take a PCR test for Covid-19 on the second day and they must self-isolate ...

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  • Saudi Arabia on Thursday announced that it will allow Pakistani travelers to directly enter the Kingdom starting December 1, 2021, without spending 14-day quarantine in a third country, Saudi Gazette reported Thursday. Aside from Pakistan, the new directives will also be applicable to citizens of ...

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  • The United Arab Emirates has held talks with the Taliban to run Kabul airport, going up against Gulf rival Qatar in a diplomatic tussle for influence with Afghanistan's new rulers, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter, Reuters reported. UAE officials have held a series of ...

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  • The secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev has warned of a critical situation in Afghanistan, saying that the country could pace towards an impending civil war, if it fails to find a solution to the ongoing crisis, as reported by ToloNews "The situation unfolding today in ...

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  • Afghanistan and Iran, on Thursday have created several committees to expand cooperation in various areas between the two countries, as reported by ToloNews The joint committees were set up between these two countries during a meeting between the Islamic Emirate officials and Iran's special envoy ...

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