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  • France in talks with Egypt for new corvette sale

    CAIRO: Egypt is in talks with France to buy two more naval corvettes, a French diplomat said on Saturday, as Paris’s Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visited Cairo in an African tour...

    French shipbuilder DCNS had already signed a contract estimated at one billion euros ($1
  • Saudi reserves dip $49bn from end-2014

    RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s foreign currency reserves dropped by $49 billion in the first four months of 2015 following the dive in world oil prices, a report said on Monday...

    The reserves, piled up in the past decade due to high crude prices, dropped from $732bn at the end of 2014 to $683bn at the end of April, Saudi firm Jadwa Research said in a report
  • Eleven members of Ahmadi minority killed in 2014: report

    ISLAMABAD: Eleven Pakistani members of the Ahmadi religious minority were murdered for their faith in 2014 and authorities failed to apprehend any of the killers, a report said Monday, highlighting growing intolerance toward the sect...

    The figure represents a rise on seven killings the year before, with the report blaming growing hate speech in conferences and the media
  • CTD official summoned with record of 2014 school attack case

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench has summoned the counter-terrorism department’s DSP (investigation) along with the relevant records over a plea of the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Peshawar Army Public School carnage that his statement be recorded by the agency probing the killings...

    Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and Justice Roohul Amin Khan issued the directives after additional advocate general Qaisar Ali Shah objected...
  • ATC orders Imran Khan to record statement in 2014 PTV attack cases

    An Anti-Terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Friday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan to record his statement in four cases — including the Asmatullah Junejo assault case — registered after the PTI's months-long 2014 dharna which left the capital city paralysed...

    The court had earlier dismissed Khan's written statement in the case as inadmissible, but had granted him pre-arrest bail in all four cases on Nov 14
  • New LHC bench starts proceedings on several applications in 2014 Model Town case

    A new full bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday started hearing multiple petitions concerning the 2014 Model Town tragedy after a previously-constituted bench recused itself from hearing the case over "personal reasons"...

    The new bench — comprising Justice Abdul Aziz Sheikh, Justice Ameenuddin Khan, Justice Shehbaz Rizvi — said that most of the applications raise several serious questions that will need to be addressed in...
  • Banks earned record Rs247bn in 2014

    KARACHI: Banking industry’s pre-tax profit surged by 52 per cent to an all-time high of Rs247 billion in 2014 thanks to their huge investments in government securities, the State Bank said on Thursday...

    In its quarterly report ‘Performance of Banking Industry’ for Oct-Dec 2014, the SBP said, “Banks holding of government securities surged to Rs4
  • Developing Asia invested $440bn in other countries in 2014: UNCTAD

    ISLAMABAD: Countries in developing Asia have, for the first time, collectively invested more money abroad than North American and European countries, the UNCTAD ‘Global Investment Trends Monitor’ said on Monday...

    The report revealed that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) outflows from developing Asia increased by a third to $440 billion in 2014, followed by North America ($390bn) and Europe ($286bn)
  • Report finds nearly 70,000 cases of violence against children in 2014

    KARACHI: A report on children’s rights in the country released on Tuesday presented some dismal facts about their condition in every aspect ranging from education and health to labour, abduction, sexual assault and murder...

    Titled The State of Pakistan’s Children – 2014, the report prepared by the Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child (Sparc) was formally launched by its representatives Kashif Bajeer and Zahid Thebo at a...
  • QAU tops HEC university rankings for 2014

    ISLAMABAD: Quaid-i-Azam University is Pakistan’s best university in the general category, according to rankings for 2014 released on Monday by the Higher Education Commission (HEC)...

    University of Agriculture, Faisalabad and University of Punjab take second and third spot, respectively
  • Asif seeks details of salaries drawn by PTI lawmakers during 2014 sit-in

    ISLAMABAD: Newly-appointed Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has sought details of salaries and allowances and perks drawn by members of the National Assembly belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) during the period of their resignation in 2014...

    The details have been sought under the Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002 (XCVI of 2002) through a letter addressed to National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq
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