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FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi leaves for US to attend UNGA

09 September, 2018 3:15 am 3:15 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi left for the USA to attend a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly at 3am on Saturday. He will also attend a program organized by the Pakistani community in Washington. Read More

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Russia says US is playing with fire by imposing new sanctions on it

09 September, 2018 5:08 pm 5:08 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Friday called a new wave of US sanctions misguided, saying Washington’s habit of using sanctions against Moscow risked undermining global stability and was part of a dangerous game. The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Read More

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US welcomes Pak-India FMs meeting on sidelines of UNGA

09 September, 2018 2:32 pm 2:32 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States (US) has welcomed a proposed meeting between the foreign ministers (FMs) of Pakistan and India on the sidelines of UN General Assembly on September 27. In his press weekly press briefing, US State Read More

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US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles

09 September, 2018 9:50 am 9:50 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election. Read More

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Naval Chief attends 23rd Int’l Sea power Symposium in US

09 September, 2018 2:06 pm 2:06 pm

WAHINGTON (92 News) – Naval Chief Zafar Mahmood Abbasi attended the 23rd International Sea power Symposium in the United States. The purpose of the three day symposium is to provide a forum for senior international naval leaders to discuss common Read More

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US decides to reconsider $300 million security aid to Pakistan

09 September, 2018 12:46 pm 12:46 pm

WASHINTON (92 News) – The Trump administration is reconsidering to resume the $300 million security aid to Pakistan. According to the American media, the US to reset its ties with the Muslim majority state currently led by Imran Khan as Read More

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Volkswagen pulls out of Iran, according to US official: Bloomberg

09 September, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

(Reuters) – Volkswagen AG will end almost of all its operations in Iran, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing a US official who led the discussions with the carmaker. The Trump administration persuaded Volkswagen to comply with U.S. sanctions on Iran, Read More

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China to penalise $60 billion of US imports in tit-for-tat move

09 September, 2018 11:27 am 11:27 am

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added $60 billion (45.67 billion pounds) of US products to its import tariff list in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s planned levies Read More

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North Korea’s Kim says to scrap missile sites, visit Seoul

09 September, 2018 10:51 am 10:51 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea agreed on Wednesday to “permanently” abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and said it is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes unspecified “reciprocal action”. Read More

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Poland suggests ‘Fort Trump’ as US weighs military base

09 September, 2018 10:33 am 10:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent US military presence in the fellow NATO country, acknowledging that he shares Poland’s concerns about possible Russian aggression. Polish Read More

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Admiral Zafar discusses bilateral relations with US congresswoman

09 September, 2018 8:46 pm 8:46 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi met United States Congresswoman Sheila Jackson in Washington. During the meeting, he discussed with her matters pertaining to mutual interests, bilateral defence ties and the security environment Read More

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Trump slaps tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, spares some consumer ...

09 September, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China , imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion (£152.14 billion) worth of Chinese imports, but sparing smart watches from Apple and Fitbit and other consumer products Read More

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Flood waters rise, eight killed as Florence dumps ‘epic’ rain o...

09 September, 2018 8:17 am 8:17 am

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Florence dumped “epic” amounts of rain on North and South Carolina as it trudged inland , knocking out power and causing at least eight deaths as flood waters that have devastated many communities kept Read More

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US accuses Russia of covering up breaches of North Korea sanctions

09 September, 2018 8:35 am 8:35 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Moscow on Thursday of seeking to cover up breaches of UN sanctions on North Korea by Russians after it pushed for changes to an independent report on Read More

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Pakistan rejects baseless allegations in US-India joint statement

09 September, 2018 4:05 pm 4:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has taken strong exception to the unwarranted reference against Pakistan in the US-India joint statement issued after talks between the US secretary of state and the secretary of defence with their Indian counterparts in New Read More

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