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Regional Cooperation Key to Stability: Ghani


ISTANBUL – President Ashraf Ghani, while addressing the eighth ministerial conference of the “Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process” in Turkey, emphasized the need for a political solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and stressed the need for an international and regional consensus for peace. Speaking at the conference, he stressed that …

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


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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Xi Calls for Open World Economy


BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke at the opening ceremony of second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai calling for an open global economy. “Distances between countries are shortening, and there is growing contact between countries, hence the probability of differences and frictions,” he said. “We must stand …

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Trump Suggests ‘Personal Meeting’ with Chinese President


WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has suggested a “personal meeting” with China’s President Xi Jinping to discuss the political crisis engulfing Hong Kong, BBC said. In a tweet Trump said he had “ZERO doubt” that Mr Xi could “humanely solve the Hong Kong problem”. He also tied the protests …

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Iran to Host 6th Intl. Gathering on Climate Change


TEHRAN – The Council of Ministers of Iran has approved the road ministry’s proposal to host the 6th international gathering on climate change in November, Mehr News Agency reported Wednesday. During a session on July 14, the Council of Ministers approved the proposal by the Ministry of Roads and Urban …

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12 Foreign Firms are Blacklisted in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD – The Office of Emigration and Employment Abroad (BEOE) of Pakistan has prohibited 12 foreign recruitment firms from hiring Pakistani labor personnel due to non-compliance with the employment code, which creates serious problems for migrants, Pakistan Today reported Wednesday. The Office, which worked under the auspices of the Ministry …

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US Military Presence is Key to Security in Europe: Polish FM


WARSAW – Polish foreign minister Jacek Czaputowicz said Friday that US military presence is essential to ensuring security in Europe. According to the Polish foreign ministry, speaking at an international conference in Warsaw, Jacek Czaputowicz said that there were differences in how security was understood in the United States and …

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