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Pakistan to Export Chloroquine to Allies Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will export chloroquine, an antimalarial drug, to its allies to help these countries tackle the COVID-19 crisis. According to the details, the decision was made at a cabinet meeting chaired by the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. “The Cabinet also approved the export of chloroquine to the …

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Russia, Saudi Arabia Agree to End Oil Crisis

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MOSCOW – Russia and other allies on Thursday announced plans to cut oil production by more than a fifth and said they expected the United States and others producers join their efforts to support prices hammered by the CCP virus crisis. But the group, known as OPEC+, said a final …

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Virus Epidemic will Slow Global Economic Growth This Year: IMF

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GENEVA – The global spread of the new coronavirus has dashed hopes for stronger growth this year and will keep world production gains in 2020 at their slowest pace since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday, Kristalina Georgieva. The IMF …

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Saudi Defense Minister Meets Pakistani Prime Minister

Saudi Defense Minister Meets Pakistani Prime Minister

ISLAMABAD – Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, Asharq Al-Awsat reported Tuesday. Discussions focused on “fraternal and historic” relations between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. They addressed regional and international developments, issues of common interest and ways to strengthen …

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Saudi Arabia Suspends Umrah Pilgrimage Over Coronavirus Fears

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RIYADH – Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that entry for people wishing to make a Umrah pilgrimage or visit the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina has been temporarily suspended due to the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Umrah, a lesser pilgrimage than the annual hajj, involves a visit to Saudi Arabia …

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Coronavirus Triggers Alarms in Europe: Iranian Envoy

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LONDON – Iranian ambassador to the United Kingdom, Hamid Baeidinejad, said on Tuesday that the coronavirus epidemic in some European countries and concerns about its spread to Italy have set an alarming situation in Europe. The coronavirus has spread as the most important of developments in global health, at the …

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