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Daily Archives: July 23, 2015

Shahbaz directs flood relief efforts in DG Khan

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in a visit to flood-hit Dera Ghazi Khan on Thursday directed authorities to step up rescue and relief efforts in affected areas, Radio Pakistan reported. The CM was also briefed about flood relief in DG Khan. Speaking to the press, he said ...

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South Africa’s de Kock fined for barging into Tamim

CHITTAGONG: South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee for nudging Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal during their opening Test at Chittagong, the International Cricket Coucil (ICC) said on Thursday. De Kock and Tamim were involved in a shoulder-barging incident at the ...

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Hundreds of protesting Bolivian miners clash with police

Hundreds of miners protesting their work conditions have clashed with police in the Bolivian capital of Sucre. Authorities said 44 people were arrested and one officer was injured in clashes in the capital on Wednesday. The government said a police officer was taken to a hospital after being hit in ...

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Nigerian leader blasts US over Boko Haram response

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has lashed out at the United States for refusing to provide his soldiers with weapons in their fight against Boko Haram militants. Buhari said on Wednesday that Washington “aided and abetted” the Takfiri militants in his country by refusing to arm Nigerian forces over human rights concerns. “Regrettably, the blanket application ...

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Iraqis may be forced to seek help from ISIL: UN

The UN warns that a lack of funds may force some Iraqi people to turn to the ISIL terrorist group for assistance. “We are very worried by reports that communities and families are being forced to look to [ISIL] for life-saving assistance, even as UN-sponsored programs are closing for lack of funding,” Jan Kubis, ...

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Maldives parliament sacks vice president over ‘treason’

The Maldives parliament has sacked the country’s Vice President Mohamed Jameel, accusing him of treason. The parliament made the announcement on Wednesday, after lawmakers voted in favor of ousting Jameel on late Tuesday. The 45-year-old Jameel is accused of colluding with the opposition against President Abdulla Yameen. Jameel, who was the running mate of President Yameen ...

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Pakistan’s war on terror threatens democracy, says advocacy group

An advocacy group says Pakistan’s current overly militarized counter-terrorism strategy threatens democracy in the country. The International Crisis Group said in a report released on Wednesday that the counter-terrorism plan gave too much power to the military at the cost of other institutions like the judiciary and parliament. “The military’s continual undermining of civilian ...

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India, Iran to discuss settlement of oil dues this week

NEW DELHI: India’s top financial official will visit Iran this weekend to discuss how to pay its oil import dues, sources said on Wednesday after the deal Tehran struck with world powers to curb its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions. Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi will lead ...

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