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  • Honorary consulate of Somalia ransacked in Karachi

    The Honorary Consulate of Somalia, which is situated in the offices of a private pharmaceutical firm in Karachi's Clifton area, was robbed late Friday night, police said...

    Senior Superintendent of Police (District South) Saqib Ismail Memon told Dawn that six or seven armed men entered the premises of the consulate late night...

  • Honorary Consulate of Romania opens in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that Pakistan has cordial relations with Romania which need further improvement...

    This, he said, while addressing as the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the Honorary Consulate of Romania here on Wednesday...

  • Senegal sees prospects for defence ties with Pakistan

    TAXILA: Senegal Presi­dent Macky Sall on Wednes­day saw better prospect of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Senegal in the field of defence...

    He was speaking after witnessing the capacity and capabilities of the country’s armament industry during a visit to the Pakistan Ordnance Factories...

  • Sarfraz appointed Test captain at honorary reception for Pakistan team

    Sarfraz Ahmed, Pakistan's ODI and T20 captain who led the team to victory in the 2017 Champions Trophy, will now also captain Pakistan's Test team, Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Sheheryar Khan announced on Tuesday...

    Addressing a ceremony celebrating Pakistan's Champions Trophy 2017 victory at the Prime Minister's House, Khan congratulated Ahmed and the team before making the announcement...

  • Mane stars as Senegal book World Cup slot

    JOHANNESBURG: English Premier League pair Diafra Sakho and Sadio Mane played key roles as Senegal defeated South Africa 2-0 in Polokwane Friday to qualify for the 2018 World Cup...

    Victory gave Senegal an uncatchable five-point lead over Burkina Faso and Cape Verde in Group ‘D’ with one round left...

  • Govt for boosting trade volume with Senegal

    ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik on Friday informed the National Assembly that initiatives had been taken to boost trade with Senegal, which has been stagnating in the range of $40 million to $50m for the past several years...

    However, Pakistan attaches high importance to its economic relations with Senegal, he added...

  • ‘Petrodollars’ behind Senegal’s support for Saudis in Yemen

    DAKAR: Senegal says it is sending troops to Saudi Arabia in an act of “solidarity” for the kingdom’s Yemen operation, but critics say the support has more to do with cold, hard cash...

    Unlike the other African countries that have offered back-up, Senegal is not in the Arab League, and its only military experience in the region was a deployment to the Gulf after Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait 25 years ago...

  • US transfers two Libyans from Guantanamo to Senegal

    DAKAR: The Pentagon announced on Monday the transfer of two Libyan inmates from the Guantanamo Bay detention centre to Senegal, the latest move under President Barack Obama’s contentious plan to shutter the notorious jail...

    “The United States is grateful to the government of Senegal for its humanitarian gesture and willingness to support ongoing US efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility,” the Pentagon said in a...

  • Senegal tries ex-Chadian dictator

    DAKAR: Chadian dictator Hissene Habre went on trial Monday in Senegal, a quarter of a century after his bloodsoaked reign came to an end, in a prosecution seen as a test case for African justice...

    Once dubbed “Africa’s Pinochet”, the 72-year-old has been in custody in Senegal since his arrest in June 2013 at the home he shared in an affluent Dakar suburb with his wife and children...

  • Nawaz for enhanced trade ties with Senegal

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called for boosting bilateral trade with Senegal by in­­creasing collaboration in the textile, agricultural machi­nery and pharmaceutical sectors...

    Following a round of ex­­clusive talks with President of Senegal Macky Sall at PM House on Tuesday, the prime minister emphasised enhancing bilateral trade from the current annual volume of $30...

  • Senegal’s Samoura named first female FIFA secretary general

    MEXICO CITY: FIFA broke new ground by appointing a Senegalese United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary general on Friday...

    Fatma Samoura has no experience working in sports but FIFA president Gianni Infantino hopes that will help it try to regain the trust and credibility of the world
  • Algeria surprised at Nations Cup, Senegal win

    FRANCEVILLE: Riyad Mahrez scored twice but Algeria could only draw with outsiders Zimbabwe while Senegal got the first win of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday...

    Senegal, another fancied side thanks to their status as the top-ranked African team in the FIFA rankings, saw Liverpool winger Sadio Mane set them on their way to a 2-0 victory against Tunisia...

  • Senegal make quarters, Algeria on the brink

    LIBREVILLE: Senegal reached the African Nations Cup quarter-finals for the first time in more than a decade after a 2-0 win over Zimbabwe on Thursday ensured the continent’s highest-ranked team would finish top of Group ‘B’...

    The Algerians need to beat Senegal in their final match on Monday and hope that Tunisia, who meet Zimbabwe, do not secure the point they need to go through as group runners-up...

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