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Finance minister lauds World Bank for continuous support

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said that the government is committed to implementing structural reforms in Pakistan and expects to have continuous support from the World Bank in strengthening governance and improving service delivery through institutional reforms in the country. According to a press release issued by the Ministry …

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China proposes 4-way engagement with Afghanistan

ANKARA: China said Tuesday that Afghanistan was at a “crossroads” where “challenges and opportunities coexist.” State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi proposed a four-way engagement with the war-torn country during a G-20 leaders’ meeting. Wang urged helping Afghans’ livelihoods with humanitarian support to overcome difficulties, including food …

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N. Korean leader says US, S. Korea threaten peace

SEOUL: Standing beside North Korea’s largest missiles, leader Kim Jong Un said his country’s weapons development is necessary in the face of hostile policies from the United States and a military buildup in South Korea, state media said on Tuesday. Pyongyang was only increasing its military in self-defence and not to …

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No power crunch, says India over blackout fears

India has ample coal stocks to meet the demand of its power plants, the government said Sunday, seeking to allay fears of imminent blackouts in New Delhi and other cities. The current fuel stock at coal-powered plants is about 7.2 million tonnes, sufficient for four days, the ministry of coal …

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