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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Small slice for poor in Pakistan's growing economic pie

    INEQUITABLE access to assets, market and human development not only persists in Pakistan, but is also reinforced every day by a confluence of unequal relations in roles, functions, decisions, rights and opportunities...

    Access to material resources, mediated through different socio-cultural institutions in Pakistan, is creating fundamental inequalities of wealth and income...

  • Pakistan among eight fast growing world economies, says Ahsan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is among the eight fast growing economies of the world due to structural reforms introduced by the incumbent government, federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal said on Thursday...

    Addressing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Investm­ent Conference in Beijing, he said that Pakistani nation was united on the agenda of economic development and there was no threat of political...

  • India's growing military spending threatens Pakistan, says NSA Janjua

    ISLAMABAD: India's heavy military spending and acquisition of weapons threatens Pakistan and its efforts for regional peace, said National Security Adviser Lieutenant General (retd) Nasir Khan Janjua on Tuesday...

    Speaking at a seminar titled 'Pakistan's Role in Promoting Global Peace and Security' in the capital, Janjua said that Pakistan is a peace-loving country but its efforts to promote regional peace are hindered by Indian...

  • ‘Illicit cigarette trade growing in Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: Despite a regulatory regime in place to reduce smoking in Pakistan, the government has not been able to achieve its desired results...

    Figures highlighted during a presentation on Wednesday revealed that between 2008 and 2013, smoking incidence in Pakistan was reduced by 0...

  • Australian expert shows concern over ‘growing’ illegal organ trade in Pakistan

    KARACHI: A three-day joint session conducted with visiting Australian doctors and Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) concluded on Wednesday with concerns over the growing trend of illegal organ transplantation in Pakistan...

    On the basis of a monitoring report that indicated that in Pakistan the trend of organ trade had showed a decline till 2013 but resurfaced thereafter, Prof Chapman said in his dissertation that...

  • Pakistan’s growing gender gap

    In 2013, Pakistan ranked 135th out of 136 countries in the Global Gender Gap Index Report of the World Economic Forum...

    In 2014, eight more countries were included in the report, but Pakistan remained second last at 141 out of 142 countries...

  • FO rejects report claiming Pakistan nuclear arsenal is fastest growing

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday strongly rejected a report published by a US think tank, which claimed that Pakistan has the fastest growing nuclear arsenal in the world...

    Read: Pakistan's nuclear stockpile could become world's third largest, says reportHe also added that India’s stockpiles have grown as a result of deals with Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) countries which will have destabilising consequences for the region...

  • Pakistan concerned over growing Indo-US ties: Sartaj Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed its concern over growing strategic ties between India and the United States (US), a day after the two countries signed a number of agreements for security cooperation during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US...

    Addressing a press conference at the Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that the US approaches Pakistan...

  • Pakistan among fastest growing e-commerce markets: eBay CEO

    Chief Executive Officer of eBay, an American Inc and e-commerce company, has termed Pakistan among the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the world...

    In a Facebook Live session on the page of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Devin Wenig was asked a question regarding his thoughts on Pakistan and emerging markets...

  • Pakistan's economy is growing ? but is it enough?

    Shah Nawaz walks Karachi's dusty streets, one of thousands in the financial hub who are being fed by charities as Pakistan's economy picks up pace — but, some say, not fast enough for its poverty-stricken millions...

    Confidence in Pakistan is growing, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) claiming in October that the country has emerged from crisis and stabilised its economy after completing a bailout programme...

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