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US denies Iranian FM Javad Zarif a visa to attend UN

01 January, 2020 8:45 am 8:45 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has denied a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif that would have allowed him to attend a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York on Thursday, a US official said. Monday’s comments by the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, came as tensions escalate between … Read More

Romania’s bodyguard bowler set for Australia after visa granted

11 November, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A Romanian amateur cricketer who became a cult figure after footage of his unorthodox bowling style went viral on social media is set to fulfil his dream of playing a match in Australia after finally being granted a tourist visa. Forty-year-old Pavel Florin, a bodyguard by profession, was initially mocked for his … Read More

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Facebook’s Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies

10 October, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa Inc quit the group behind the project. The two companies announced they would leave the association Friday afternoon, as did EBay Inc, Stripe Inc. and Latin American payments company … Read More


PayPal becomes first member to exit Facebook’s Libra Association

10 October, 2019 9:43 am 9:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said it was leaving Libra Association, the entity managing the Facebook-led effort to build global digital currency Libra, making it the first member to exit the group. PayPal said it would forgo any further participation in the group and would instead focus on its own core … Read More

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Visa, Mastercard reconsider backing Facebook’s Libra: WSJ

10 October, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

(Reuters) – Visa (VN), Mastercard Inc (MA.N), Visa and other key financial partners may reconsider their involvement in Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) cryptocurrency, Libra, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The financial backers to Libra did not want to attract regulatory scrutiny and declined Facebook’s requests to publicly support … Read More

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US visa delay may force Iranian president to skip UNGA

09 September, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

TEHRAN (AFP) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his delegation could be forced into skipping next week’s UN General Assembly (UNGA) because the US has yet to issue them visas, state media said. Rouhani and his delegation had been scheduled to travel to New York for the annual UN gathering on Monday, but that was … Read More

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India to impose retaliatory tariffs on 28 US goods

06 June, 2019 12:43 pm 12:43 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will impose higher retaliatory tariffs on 28 US products including almonds, apples and walnuts from Sunday, following Washington’s withdrawal of key trade privileges for New Delhi. The new duties take effect from Sunday, a government notification said, in the latest trade row since US President Donald Trump took office in … Read More

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Christchurch attack: Visa issued to mother of martyred Naeem Rasheed

03 March, 2019 8:31 pm 8:31 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The mother of martyred Naeem Rasheed – who resisted and tried to overpower terrorist during an attack on Masjid Al-Noor by terrorist in Christchurch – has been issued visa to travel to New Zealand. In a statement, Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi confirmed that visa to the mother of martyred … Read More

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PM Imran Khan to announce new visa policy today

03 March, 2019 11:12 am 11:12 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will announce a new visa policy for 190 countries to promote tourism and investments in the country on Thursday. Talking to the media with Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Media Iftikhar Durrani in Islamabad, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Ch said that initially e-visa facility will … Read More

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Fawad terms US-Taliban successful dialogue in interest of Pakistan

01 January, 2019 7:27 pm 7:27 pm

DUBAI (92 News) – Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday termed that the successful dialogue between the US and Afghan Taliban would greatly benefit to Pakistan. Talking to the journalists in Dubai while commenting on the foreign policy, Fawad Chaudhry said Pakistan has played its role for peace and stability in Afghanistan and … Read More

Russian authorities grant visa to renowned singer Fakhar-e-Alam

10 October, 2018 10:33 am 10:33 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After hectic efforts of Pakistan, the Russian authorities have granted visa to renowned actor and singer Fakhar-e-Alam. After the issuance of the visa, the hurdle in his mission flight has been removed. The Foreign Office spokesperson said that the Russian government, especially the Foreign Ministry, had extended all cooperation. Fakhar Alam … Read More