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UN Chief Warns of ‘Point of No Return’ on Climate Change

UN

MADRID, Spain – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have so far been “completely insufficient” and that global warming is in danger of reaching the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid …

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India’s Cultural Battle of Panipat

India's cultural battle of Panipat

By: Amjad Khan Afridi Culture is an integral part of human societies as is a shared aspect of human civilizations. However, each human group has its distinct culture and cultural traits that are deep rooted in its civilization and history. The region of South Asia that constitutes Indian Subcontinent today …

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CO2 Border Tax will Damage Global Climate Change Fight: China

China

BEIJING – A European Union proposal to introduce a’ carbon border tax’ will damage global efforts to take joint action on climate change, China said on Wednesday, calling for a’ protectionism ‘ backlash against climate change. In October, the new EU climate commissioner Frans Timmermans said research would begin on …

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Pakistan Eager to Form Joint Ventures in Energy Sector

Pakistan

LAHORE – Pakistan is eager to seek joint ventures in the energy sector, specifically with the Chinese private sector, which will not only help in technology transfer but will also aid in curbing production cost in Pakistan, remarked Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Irfan Iqbal Sheikh. Talking …

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Pakistan Expects India to Appreciate Opening Kartarpur Corridor: FO

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan expected India to appreciate its gesture of opening visa-free Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims, which was taken in the spirit of promoting peace and harmony in the region, Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesman, Dr. Mohammad Faisal, said on Thursday. Dr. Faisal said approximately 12,000 Yatrees were present …

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Summit of BRICS Countries to Start in Brazilian Capital

BRICS

BRASILIA – The two-day 11th BRICS member-state summit-Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa-will start in Brasilia on Wednesday and will put together the members of the international organization aimed at promoting global multipolarity. The event is being held in Brazil as it holds this year’s rotating BRICS presidency. Together …

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Maritime Exercise Kicks Off As Pakistan Navy Ship Arrives in Turkey

Pakistan

ANKARA – For a 12-day multinational maritime exercise, Pakistan’s Navy ship Alamgir arrived in Turkey. Pakistan Navy said in a statement that the ship entered the Aknaz Naval Base in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Mugla. Capt. Muhammad Akram said it will participate in the DoğuAkdeniz-19 (Eastern Mediterranean) …

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Pakistan Warns Against Adverse Affects on UN Peacekeeping Amid Budget Cuts

Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS – Pakistan has warned that arbitrary cuts in peacekeeping funding risk diminishing effectiveness of UN’s flagship operations and jeopardizing the safety of peacekeepers. “Our objective should be to enhance capabilities. This cannot be achieved by reducing resources for peacekeeping,” Aamir Khan, Pakistan’s deputy permanent representative to the UN, …

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