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Azerbaijan’s foreign minister meets deputy PM amid Pakistan’s push for increased trade, investment

  • ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov held a meeting with Pakistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday amid a flurry of diplomatic activity between the South Asian state and the Central Asian region, as Pakistani authorities strive for greater trade and investment ...
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Iga Swiatek saves a match point and comes back to beat Naomi Osaka at the French Open

  • PARIS: Iga Swiatek played like the current No. 1 and the two-time defending champion at the French Open. No surprise there. That Naomi Osaka looked like the former No. 1 that she is — and on clay, no less — amounted to an announcement that she is still quite capable of elite tennis. Surging do...
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Omani consul general, Pakistani businessmen discuss diversifying exports, enhancing bilateral trade

  • ISLAMABAD: Oman’s Consul General Sami Abdullah Salim Al Khanjari on Wednesday held discussions with Pakistani businessmen focused on diversifying exports from the South Asian country to the Gulf nation and increasing bilateral trade, a statement from the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
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Palestine in the British elections

  • It is highly probable and reasonable that the war in Gaza, with its various implications and facets, will constitute a contentious topic among the three major political parties during the parliamentary elections in Britain. Allow me to clarify that I do not mean that the future of Gaza, after t...
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Pakistani industrialists urge government to tackle high energy prices, interest rate in budget 2024-25

  • KARACHI: Highlighting exorbitant energy costs, a high interest rate, and multiple taxations as major hurdles to industrial growth, Pakistan’s leading body of industrialists and traders on Wednesday said it hoped the government would address these challenges next week when it unveils the federal...
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Egypt-China trade drops to $13.9bn in 2023: official data

  • RIYADH: Trade exchange between Egypt and China dropped to $13.9 billion in 2023, compared to $16.6 billion the year before, according to official data.  Egypt’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics stated that value of the country’s exports to China reached $909 million ...
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Saudi banks witness 11% surge in loans to $716bn, fueled by corporate activities

  • RIYADH: Saudi banking sector’s loans increased to SR2.68 trillion ($715.56 billion) in April, marking an 11 percent increase compared to the same month in 2023, official data showed.  Figures released by the Saudi Central Bank, also known as SAMA, indicated that personal loans constitute...
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Karachi braces for heat wave today amid sizzling weather across Pakistan

  • KARACHI: Pakistan’s southern Karachi port city will start experiencing heat wave today that is likely to persist until the end of the week, said the country’s chief meteorologist on Wednesday, as different cities have already been enduring sizzling weather, with upper portion of Sindh province ...
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UK police arrest 40 after pro-Palestinian rally

  • London: UK police on Wednesday said that 40 people had been arrested and three officers injured after protesters refused to disperse following a demonstration in London over Israel’s latest offensive in Gaza. The British capital’s Metropolitan Police Service said the individuals were arrested ...
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Supermodel Bella Hadid celebrates Palestinian symbols, designers on social media

  • DUBAI: US Dutch Palestinian supermodel Bella Hadid on Wednesday took to Instagram to explain the symbolism behind the keffiyeh print and spotlight designers who have “highlighted the Palestinian cause over the years.” The catwalk star, daughter of real estate mogul Mohamed Hadid and US Dutch ...
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