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    Disputed Territories Of Pakistan In Spain

  • Setting foot into uncharted territories

    Starting with food franchising, the company has made initial investments in its wholly owned subsidiary Crescent Star Foods (CSF), which is set to bring the Texas-based fried chicken chain ‘Golden Chick’ to Pakistan...

    The report says: “It is a matter of concern that the banking sector has a policy to discourage fair competition which is one of the biggest reason for low penetration of insurance in Pakistan as compared to the rest of...

  • Venturing into alternative territories

    Company Secretary of Treet, Rana Shakeel Shaukat elaborated: “Renacon Pharma is the only company in Pakistan which is producing custom-made formulation of hemodialysis concentrate as per individual patients’ requirements and also exporting it to several countries”...

  • UK territories ordered to open up about secretive companies

    LONDON: Britain’s government agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories to make secretive company ownership information public to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance...

    Overseas territories and crown dependencies have come under increasing pressure to reveal who is behind anonymously owned companies, with campaign groups saying such secrecy aids money laundering, tax evasion and corrupt diversion of public funds from...

  • Afghan govt’s control over territories reaches record low

    The report — that covers the period between July 1 and Sept 30, 2018, — identifies a dangerous trend which could have disastrous consequences for Afghanistan and its neighbours, particularly Pakistan: a gradual increase in ungoverned areas...

    It is these ungoverned areas that militant groups like TTP and militant Islamic group (IS) use for conducting raids into Pakistan as well as in major Afghan cities...

  • British territories top corporate tax loophole index

    FRANKFURT: Britain’s offshore territories the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Bermuda and the Cayman Islands were named in a study released on Wednesday as the most significant jurisdictions used by global companies to minimise their tax bills...

    While tax evasion is illegal, companies are not forbidden from reducing their bills by taking advantage of loopholes such as moving profits through countries or territories that impose lower...

  • ICC to probe ‘war crimes’ in Palestinian territories

    THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said on Friday she wanted to open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, sparking a furious reaction from Israel...

    Bensouda launched a preliminary probe in January 2015 into allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Israel and the Palestinian territories, in the wake of the 2014 Gaza war...

  • India gave a befitting reply to 'those coveting our territories', says Modi

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, while referring to the "violent faceoff" with Chinese forces on the disputed Himalayan border that left 20 Indian soldiers dead, said India gave a "befitting response to those who eyed Indian territory"...

    “In Ladakh, a befitting reply has been given those coveting our territories," Modi was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times...

  • UN resolutions term Kashmir 'disputed': Pakistan tells India

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan on Tuesday firmly rejected an Indian claim to Kashmir as an “integral part” of India, saying it was an internationally-recognised disputed territory...

    Diyar Khan, a minister at the Pakistan Mission to the United Nations, told the UN General Assembly's Third Committee meeting that legal and factual background of Jammu & Kashmir dispute is quite clear and Indian efforts to mislead or confuse the international...

  • CPEC passes through disputed territory: US

    WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has informed Congress that it too believes the China-Pakistan Econo­mic Corridor (CPEC) passes through a disputed territory — originally an India claim aimed at thwarting the development plan...

    The $56 billion CPEC passes through Pakis­t­an’s northern areas, which India claims is part of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir territory...

  • People of ‘disputed’ villages to boycott LG polls

    CHARSADDA: People of ‘disputed’ villages in Shabqadar decided here on Tuesday to boycott the forthcoming local government election scheduled to be held on May 30 if their demands were not met...

    The elders of 25 disputed villages, located on the border of Charsadda district and Mohmand tribal region, held a jirga at Shno Ghundai village, which was attended by a large number of residents...

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