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  • Fed inadvertently publishes staff forecast for 2015 rate hike

    WASHINGTON: Staff economists at the Federal Reserve expect a quarter-point US interest rate increase this year, according to forecasts the Fed mistakenly published on its website in a gaffe that drew criticism about its ability to keep secrets...

    It provided a new table showing slightly lower outlooks for gross domestic product and inflation in 2015, as well as other revisions...

  • North Korea executes army chief of staff: South Korean media

    SEOUL: North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, which, if true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and disappearances under its young leader...

    Ri, who was chief of the Korean People's Army (KPA) General Staff, was executed this month for corruption and factional conspiracy, Yonhap and other South Korean media reported...

  • North Korean army’s chief of general staff executed

    SEOUL: North Korea has executed its army’s chief of general staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday...

    Ri, who was chief of the Korean People’s Army General Staff, was executed this month for corruption and factional conspiracy, Yonhap and other South Korean media reported...

  • US Fed chief sticks to 2015 timeline for first rate hike

    WASHINGTON: Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday stuck to her forecast for an increase in the Fed’s key interest rate later this year, predicting a pick-up in the US economy...

    But she also warned that continued turbulence from Greece and China poses risks to the US growth picture
  • Army chief hails ties with China’s People’s Liberation Army

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday felicitated China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on its 90th founding day and expressed the hope that professional collaboration between the PLA and Pakistan Army would continue to expand to bring peace to the region in general and China and Pakistan in particular...

    “On this historic occasion, I convey deepest compliments from all ranks of Pakistan Army to all ranks...

  • Army chief condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army base

    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday strongly condemned the attack on a Afghan army base in Mazar-i-Sharif, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The army chief "grieved on the loss of innocent lives and expresses solidarity with Afghan security forces and brotherly resilient Afghan nation", added the statement...

  • Brazil army chief hails Pak army's achievements in meeting with Gen Raheel

    BRASILIA: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif on Monday met Chief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Brazil Gen José Carlos de Nardi, who hailed the Pakistan Army's professionalism and operational achievements especially in ongoing counter-terrorism operations...

    According to a series of tweets posted by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa, Gen Raheel was presented a guard of...

  • Large-scale army exercises conclude, army chief expresses satisfaction

    BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan Army has concluded large-scale exercises in the Cholistan desert, with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif attending the concluding phase of the maneuvers...

    Large scale defensive and offensive maneuvers were practiced by the participating troops"We have to remain ready for full spectrum of threats," said the army chief on the occasion, while commending the morale and battle readiness of the troops...

  • Afghan army chief to be chief guest at Kakul passing out parade today

    ISLAMABAD: Afghan Army Chief Gen Sher Mohammad Karimi will be the chief guest at the passing out parade at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul, on Saturday, the military’s public affairs division said...

    Gen Karimi would have the distinction of being the first foreign dignitary to be the chief guest at the ceremony, which marks the commissioning of officers on completion of their two-year-long training course at the country’s...

  • 'Can chief justice or army chief never be wrong?' asks Saad Rafique

    "Can a chief justice or the chief of army staff never be wrong?" Rafique asked the audience while addressing the launch ceremony of veteran politician Javed Hashmi's book Zinda Tareekh in Islamabad...

    The minister argued that the "army should stay away from politics and controversies" and that there was a huge difference between the army's professional and political roles...

  • KHA wants Army chief to become PHF patron-in-chief

    KARACHI: The Karachi Hockey Association (KHA) has voiced their concern on the step-motherly treatment which is meted out to the national game and suggested that Chief of the Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif should take over the reins of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) from the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who is its patron-in-chief...

    Criticising the Pakistan Sports Board (PSB), he said instead of probing the Belgium debacle, the...

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