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Backing down, Trump agrees to end shutdown without border wall money

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure to end a 35-day-old partial US government shutdown without getting the $5.7 billion he had demanded from Congress for a border wall, handing a political victory to Democrats. The three-week spending deal reached with congressional leaders, quickly passed by the Republican-led Senate and the Democratic-controlled … Read More

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Cameron Munter says US wants strong ties with Pakistan

01 January, 2019 5:09 pm 5:09 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – US former ambassador to Pakistan, who served as US ambassador in Islamabad between 2010 and 2012, Cameron Munter has said that the US wants strong ties with Pakistan and desires to settle all the matters with bilateral talks. Addressing an event at a local hotel in Karachi, Cameron Munter said that … Read More

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US Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

01 January, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A partial US government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the US-Mexico border entered its 22nd day , making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in US history, with no end in sight. Trump, holed up in the White House with Congress adjourned … Read More

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No breakthrough in US shutdown talks, Pelosi plans new legislation

01 January, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats would pass new legislation to try to reopen parts of the government next week after talks between the Trump administration and Democratic negotiators failed to end a two-week partial government shutdown. President Donald Trump is demanding $5.6 billion to build a wall along the US … Read More

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Trump threatens years-long government shutdown, emergency powers to build w...

01 January, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump threatened to keep the US government partially shut for months or years after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve their dispute over Trump’s request for $5.6 billion (4.4 billion pounds) to build a wall on the Mexican border. After Democratic congressional leaders refused Trump’s requests at a meeting … Read More

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Stocks crumble as global growth, US earnings fears spook markets

10 October, 2018 8:27 am 8:27 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares dived on Thursday as hundreds of billions of dollars haemorrhaged from global markets after a rout in tech stocks inflicted the largest daily decline on Wall Street since 2011, wiping out all its gains for the year. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS skidded about 2 percent. … Read More

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Funds collected from Karachi for banned outfit: sources

10 October, 2018 12:55 pm 12:55 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The sources revealed that the funds were collected through ransom and extortion from Karachi for a global terrorist banned outfit. According to the sources, the money collected via ransom and extortion to be used in terrorism was sent to Afghanistan. This information was surfaced a few days before after the investigation … Read More

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Pentagon cancels aid to Pakistan over record on militants

09 September, 2018 8:16 am 8:16 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US military said it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad’s perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties. The so-called Coalition Support Funds were part of a broader suspension in aid … Read More

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CJP orders Imran Ali Shah to donate Rs3 million to dams fund

09 September, 2018 12:17 pm 12:17 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday ordered Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MPA Imran Ali Shah to donate Rs3 million to the Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand Dams Fund 2018. A bench headed by the chief justice at Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry heard a suo motu notice taken against the PTI MPA … Read More

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Pakistan armed forces to donate funds for dams’ construction: ISPR

07 July, 2018 5:51 pm 5:51 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The Pakistan armed forces are contributing to the construction of Diamer-Basha and Mohmand Dam Fund. According to a tweet by the DG ISPR, officers of Pak Army, Navy and Air Force will contribute their two-day pay, while soldiers one-day pay to the announced fund for this national cause. The Pak Army … Read More

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