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  • Heavy rainfall forecast for northern Pakistan

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday predicted heavy rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northeast Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir during the coming week...

    Dr Ghulam Rasul, the chief meteorologist at the Pakistan Meteorological Department told DawnNews there is no threat of a tropical cyclone within Pakistan's sea limits yet, saying that there is an area of low air pressure approximately 1,450 kilometres south...

  • Footprints: northern areas' dilemma

    The cargo traffic on the narrow KKH is set to pick up upon the completion of the 3,200km trade route connecting Kashgar in China’s landlocked western Xinjiang region to Gwadar port in Pakistan’s Balochistan under the $57bn China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) initiative...

    “I am glad that my restaurant business will boom once trade along the KKH gains momentum and Chinese tourists start using it to visit Pakistan...

  • Civilians biggest losers on Afghan war's new northern front

    KUNDUZ: When the Taliban descended a month ago on Dam Shakh, a hamlet on the wheat-growing plains of northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province, nobody was prepared...

    In the meantime, the region's civilian population will bear the brunt of living on Afghanistan's new northern front line...

  • Britain seeks Brexit without borders for Northern Ireland

    LONDON: Britain has said there should be no border posts or immigration checks between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland after Brexit, in a paper that attempts to resolve one of the most complex aspects of its departure from the European Union...

    Wednesday’s publication drew heavily on those proposals as a solution for Northern Ireland that would not involve “physical border infrastructure and border posts”, or...

  • Dust storm envelops swathe of northern China, dragging air quality down

    BEIJING: A dust storm enveloped a swathe of northern China on Thursday dragging down air quality and visibility and prompting warnings for children and old people to stay indoors...

    Spring is northern China’s dust storm season, when winds whip across the vast Gobi Desert picking up fine sand and dust particles and dumping them along a belt of heavily populated land further south...

  • May nears deal with Northern Irish ‘kingmakers’

    LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May neared a deal with a Northern Irish Protestant party to save her premiership on Tuesday but faced a tug of war over her Brexit strategy just days before embarking on formal divorce talks with the European Union...

    Ireland’s futureShe met DUP leader Arlene Foster, whose euro-sceptic Northern Irish party has 10 parliamentary seats, for over one hour of talks in Downing Street...

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