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China to back Pakistan at every international forum

Overall cost of OBOR has surpassed $600 billion. BEIJING (Dunya News)- China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has further cemented the deep bonds between the Himalayan neighbors. This was evident from the love that Chinese hosts showered on their Pakistani guests during the One Belt One Road (OBOR) summit in Beijing. Prime ...

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Mutiny in Ivory Coast enters 4th day

Ivory Coast’s two largest cities, Abidjan and Bouake, have been marred by unrest as a nationwide army mutiny continues. Witnesses said on Monday that the military had launched an operation aimed at ending the four-day army mutiny, which was launched to demand that due bonus payments be paid. Troops loyal ...

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Barghouti warns against Israeli talks, says video fake

Former Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti has warned against the resumption of talks with Israel after Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas met US leaders in Washington.  The jailed Fatah leader met his lawyer Khader Shkirat on Sunday for the first time since he began his hunger strike about a month ago and delivered ...

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Riyadh, Moscow agree to extend oil output cuts

Russia and Saudi Arabia say they have agreed to extend a landmark agreement to cut their oil output until March 2018 – an announcement which is expected to further help stabilize prices in international markets. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak in a joint statement ...

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Ecuador censures Sweden over Assange case

The Ecuadorian government has criticized Sweden over the “serious lack of process” in dealing with the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who he has been confined for almost five years to Ecuador’s Embassy in London. The government in Quito sent a letter to Stockholm, saying that there had been ...

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US man receives jail for Obama death threats

A man in the US state of Oregon been sentenced to prison after making death threats against former President Barack Obama. District Judge Michael J. McShane sentenced John Martin Roos, 62, to five years and three months in Prison last week, after he pleaded guilty to making “violent social media ...

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