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  • US State Dept approves proposed $125m support program for Pakistan’s F-16s

    The US State Department announced on Friday that the Trump administration is set to approve $125 million for Pakistan to provide technical support to its fleet of F-16 aircraft...

    Read: 'An unintended PR win for Islamabad': What analysts, journalists had to say about PM's trip to USDuring an unprecedented 47-minute joint press talk with the prime minister on July 21, US President Donald Trump also offered to mediate between India and...

  • IBA Karachi, Shanghai University to collaboratively offer finance program

    The Institute of Business Administration (IBA) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Shanghai University China, agreeing to collaboratively offer a Master of Finance program between the universities in Karachi and China, a notification posted on IBA's website said...

    Dr Iqbal was accompanied to Shanghai by Dr Nasir Afghan, Assistant Professor and Director MBA Program at IBA...

  • IAAF clears Paula Radcliffe, defends its blood testing program

    The IAAF currently finds itself in its darkest hour, with newly-elected president Sebastian Coe battling to reform the organisation amid allegations of widespread corruption and evidence of systemic state-sponsored doping in Russia, which has led to a ban of one of track and field's powerhouses...

  • India's government restores funding for HIV-AIDS program

    NEW DELHI: India's federal government says it will restore funding to the country's HIV-AIDS program months after it cut its contribution and asked regional governments to fill in the gaps...

    Nadda said late Tuesday the government was committed to combatting HIV-AIDS and that the federal government would resume fully funding India's National AIDS Control Program...

  • US rebel training program 'nuts,' ex-Pentagon chief says

    WASHINGTON: A doomed US plan now on hold to train Syrian rebel fighters outside the country to fight the Islamic State was "nuts," former defense secretary Robert Gates said...

    President Barack Obama's administration has suspended its $500 million train and equip effort in the latest embarrassment concerning a Syria strategy that has stumbled from one setback to the next
  • Obama hits out as Republicans seek to halt Syria refugee program

    "His comments came as House Speaker Paul Ryan called for a "pause" in the Syrian resettlement scheme, joining more than half of state governors urging Obama to suspend the program and fully review the vetting process to ensure that would-be attackers do not slip into the country as refugees...

    "Some Democrats shared similar views, including senior Senator Chuck Schumer who acknowledged it might be "necessary" to pause the program amid...

  • NASA program to track greenhouse gas canceled by Trump admin

    A NASA program that cost $10 million per year to track carbon and methane, key greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming, has been cancelled, a US space agency spokesman said on Thursday...

    The end of the program — called the Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) — which tracked sources and sinks for carbon and made high-resolution models of the planet's flows of carbon — was first reported by the journal Science...

  • Russia to start building two nuclear reactors in Iran

    TEHRAN: Russia will start the construction of two nuclear reactors in Iran from next week, the spokesman for the Iranian atomic agency said on Tuesday...

    It comes a year after Tehran signed a contract with Moscow to build two reactors at the existing Russian-built Bushehr power plant in southern Iran...

  • Russia removes ban on nuclear cooperation with Iran

    Russian companies can now also carry out activities linked to Iranian exports of enriched uranium of more than 300 kilograms in exchange for the supplies of natural uranium to Iran, the Russian decree said...

    Under a historic July deal with world powers, Iran agreed to dramatically scale back its nuclear programme, making it much more difficult for it to develop nuclear weapons...

  • Iran urges ‘concrete actions’ by China, Russia to save nuclear deal

    BEIJING: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday urged China and Russia to take “concrete actions” to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal as he warned of a “dangerous” situation amid escalating tensions with the US...

    A stand-off between Tehran and Washington has ratcheted up in recent days, with the US deploying an aircraft carrier group and B-52 bombers to the Gulf last week over alleged threats from Iran...

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