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  • Gold back above $1,360

    LONDON: Gold rose on Tuesday as European shares fell 1 per cent and the dollar hit its lowest in over a month versus the euro, after last week’s soft US growth data dented expectations for a near-term interest rate hike...

    Platinum group metals continued to shine, with platinum reaching its highest since April 2015 and palladium hitting a 14-month peak
  • Over 360 prisoners’ release ordered

    KARACHI: Many judicial magistrates on Thursday visited prisons and ordered release of 361 inmates involved in minor offences...

    The prisoners had sent applications to the district and sessions judges pertaining to guilty plea, bail and reduction in sureties
  • It’s a 360-degree turn

    Pakistan is on the international music map, make no mistake...

    A recent example of it is the country’s first music project in which the 360-degree video technology has been used...

  • Obama draws pledges from 50 countries to take in 360,000 refugees

    UNITED NATIONS: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged countries to “welcome the stranger in our midst” at a summit that drew pledges from 50 countries to take in 360,000 refugees...

    “Collectively, our nations are roughly doubling the number of refugees that we admit to our countries to more than 360,000 this year,” Obama announced...

  • Pakistan’s stability agenda

    PAKISTAN today has achieved a measure of political, security and economic stability — due largely to the strategic clarity imposed by the ‘security establishment’ — and happenstance...

    Pakistan has not succumbed to India’s belligerence and bullying...

  • PM Nawaz in New York to spell out Pakistan's agenda on world stage

    NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in New York Saturday to lead the Pakistan delegation at the 70th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, where he will address at five important events, spelling out Pakistan's foreign policy agenda and stance on global issues...

    Kennedy International Airport by Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani, and senior...

  • MMA vows to foil West’s agenda in Pakistan

    MARDAN: Leaders of the Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal (MMA) said on Sunday they would foil efforts of those political forces and elements who were trying to implement agenda of American and western countries in the country...

    Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam (Fazl) chief Maulana Fazlur Rah­man, Jamaat-i-Islami chief Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, Jamiat-i-Ulema-i-Pakistan chief Awais Ahmad Shah Noorani and some other MMA leaders addressed the public meeting... ...

  • Bringing Test cricket to Pakistan next up on PCB's agenda

    Buoyed by hosting the first few matches of Pakistan Super League 2019's Karachi leg, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to bring back Test cricket to the country...

    A source within the PCB told DawnNewsTV that the board is hoping to host most of the national team's matches from the October series against Sri Lanka in Pakistan...

  • Meeting reviews development agenda

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday stressed the importance of translating the global Post-2015 Development Agenda into well-calibrated national targets...

    The adviser stated this while chairing an inter-ministerial meeting held at the Foreign Office to review the country’s preparations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda set to be adopted during the 70th Session of the United Nations...

  • Sound bytes: 'No big-ticket item on NFC agenda this time’

    The chief minister considers the increase in the province’s present share from the existing award as crucial to development of the rundown social and economic infrastructure in the province and address grievances of the middle-class youth who have taken up arms against the state of Pakistan...

    But this time around we don’t have any big-ticket items on the agenda...

  • Joint Turkish-Iranian operation 'always on the agenda': Erdogan

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint Turkish-Iranian operation against Kurdish militants was “always on the agenda”, a week after Tehran's top armed forces commander visited Ankara for rare talks...

    “It is always on the agenda to carry out a joint operation with Iran against those terror organisations which pose a threat,” Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul before a trip to Jordan...

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