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Prospects of Pak-Afghan Trade

Prospects of Pak-Afghan Trade

Afghanistan and Pakistan as neighboring countries, with around 2,600 km long border, rely on each other to a great extent; particularly, in the domain of their trade requirements. Afghanistan, being dominated by insecurity for more than four decades now, does not have strong economic system and requires to import most …

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Pakistan, China Partnership Termed Vital for National, Regional Security

Pakistan, China Partnership Termed Vital for National, Regional Security

ISLAMABAD – The “Pakistan-China National Security Partnership” webinar was hosted by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) on Sunday. Chairman of the Standing Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed and Lieutenant-General Talat Masood were the keynote speakers. Senior Washington reporter Anwar Iqbal, Devcom-Pakistan executive director Munir Ahmed, Professor …

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ILO Calls for Greater Protection of Homeworkers

ILO calls for greater protection of homeworkers

GENEVA – The International Labor Organization (ILO) has called for greater protection of homeworkers, who have increased in the face of the impact for Covid-19. In its report “Working from home from invisibility to decent work”, UN agency shows that this group does not have the same level of protection …

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US Criticizes India, Italy and Turkey Over Digital Taxes

US Criticizes India, Italy and Turkey Over Digital Taxes

WASHINGTON – The digital services taxes adopted by India, Italy and Turkey discriminate against U.S. businesses and are inconsistent with international tax principles, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) said on Wednesday, paving the way for possible retaliatory tariffs. The USTR, releasing the findings of its “Section 301” …

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Pakistan Warns India Against ‘False Flag’ Attacks

Pakistan warns India against 'false flag' attacks in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan blamed Friday’s attack on India, suggesting that it was intended to embarrass Islamabad and damage relations with the international community. The two UN observers in the vehicle escaped unharmed. “I am saying clearly to the (international) community that if India were reckless enough to conduct a false …

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Hundreds of People Infected by Mysterious, Deadly Illness in India

Hundreds of people infected by mysterious, deadly illness in India

NEW DELHI – A ‘mysterious’ disease killed one and hospitalized hundreds in central India, just two days after people started showing symptoms. It started on Saturday when 45 people from Eluru in Andhra Pradesh started showing strange symptoms, including seizures, sudden loss of consciousness, foam in their mouths and chills, …

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Pakistan Reaffirms Cooperation to UNCTED in Anti-Terror Efforts

Pakistan reaffirms cooperation to UNCTED in anti-terror efforts

ISLAMABAD – Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, Munir Akram, met Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee of Security Council (UNCTED), Michèle Coninsx, in New York. They discussed areas of common interest and reaffirmed their commitment to close cooperation in counterterrorism efforts, according to a statement released by …

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