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  • Iraqi premier says IS smuggles majority of oil via Turkey

    BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that most oil smuggled by the Islamic State group goes through Turkey, joining a chorus of countries linking it with the jihadists' financing...

    During a meeting with Germany's visiting foreign minister, Abadi stressed the “importance of stopping oil smuggling by (IS) terrorist gangs, the majority of which is smuggled via Turkey,” a statement from his office said...

  • Centre ‘reluctant’ to address provinces’ concerns over oil, gas & power

    KARACHI: The federal government appears reluctant to address concerns of Sindh and the other provinces pertaining to oil and gas matters and a proposed power generation policy for the year 2015, as a crucial meeting with representatives of the provinces for the purpose has been postponed thrice, the last time for an indefinite period, it emerged on Tuesday...

    Sources told Dawn that the Council of Common Interests (CCI) that met on...

  • Chinese vice premier to visit Pakistan for Independence Day celebrations

    Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yang will start a two-day visit to Pakistan on Sunday to be part of the Independence Day flag hoisting ceremony on Monday, a press release from the Chinese Embassy said...

    The Chinese vice premier will lead a high-powered delegation and is expected to meet President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during the visit...

  • Britain looks forward to working with PM Abbasi for a 'secure, stable' Pakistan: UK premier

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that the United Kingdom looks forward to working with newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi "to build a secure, stable and prosperous Pakistan"...

    May, in a letter to the premier, congratulated him on assuming the office of prime minister and said that the UK "is, and will remain, a long-standing and dependable friend of Pakistan"...

  • PM Nawaz inaugurates PIA Premier on Pakistan's 70th Independence Day

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday inaugurated PIA Premier, the luxury air service of Pakistan International Airlines, giving a major facelift to the national flag carrier...

    The prime minister saw off passengers for the inaugural flight PK-785 to London at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport - an event which coincided with Pakistan's 70th Independence Day...

  • Pakistan to become Asia’s premier trade, energy corridor: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday Pakistan’s strategic location has potential to make it Asia’s premier trade, energy and transport corridor...

    “We believe this transaction (Engro Fries­landCa­mpina deal) will be instrumental in positioning Pakistan as an attractive investment destination...

  • Pakistan urges world community to address conflicts in Mideast

    UNITED NATIONS: Saying that the Arab spring had turned into a “cold and forbidding winter”, Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi made an impassioned plea to the world community to address the region’s several conflicts, especially Palestine...

    Pakistan urged the Security Council to adopt a resolution establishing the parameters of a Palestinian State, set a timeline for ending occupation and launch a new peace process to take...

  • China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan will properly address border issue

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would properly address the border issue and jointly uphold peace and stability...

    ”“As a close neighbour to both Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Chinese side hopes that the two sides will properly address the relevant issue,” he added...

  • EU agrees to address Pakistan's deportation concerns

    ISLAMABAD: The European Union has agreed to address Pakis­tan’s concerns which have led to suspension of Pak-EU readmission agreement on migrants...

    The visiting Commissioner Migration of the EU, Dimitris Avramopoulos, during a meeting with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here on Monday assured him that deportees from Europe would now be sent to Pakistan under a clearly defined standard operating procedure...

  • Pakistan boosting capacity to address climate change: Nisar

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan is strengthening its institutional structures to step up action to stave off the most drastic effects of climate change, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan told the international community here...

    Speaking after the signing of the Paris climate agreement at the UN General Assembly, he said Pakistan would establish a climate change council and climate change authority, adding that more than five per...

  • 'Pakistan will address Indian missile test at international level'

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, in an apparent response to India's supersonic interceptor missile test, said on Monday that Pakistan would address the development at an international level, Radio Pakistan reported...

    Expressing concern over India's missile test, Aziz said it will disturb the balance of power in the region, and added that Pakistan will continue to upgrade its defensive...

  • We see Pakistan as 'a terrorist state': India replies to Nawaz's UNGA address

    NEW YORK: India, exercising its Right of Reply to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's United Nations General Assembly (UN) address, levelled serious allegations against Pakistan in its rebuttal, terming it a 'terrorist state', which Pakistan in a reply to India strongly rejected...

    Nawaz Sharif had in his speech maintained that Pakistan wants peace with India but it is "not possible without resolving the Kashmir issue"...

  • World Bank asked to make India address Pakistan’s concerns on dam

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday expressed concern over the upcoming inauguration of Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project (KHEP) and called on World Bank (WB) to push India to address Pakistani concerns...

    “Pakistan believes that the inauguration of the project without the resolution of the dispute is tantamount to violation of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT),” an official statement said...

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