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Pakistan PM Imran Khan congratulates India's Modi on election win

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and his party on their election victory Thursday, saying he looked forward to working with the premier for "peace, progress and prosperity in South Asia". Modi claimed victory earlier Thursday in India's general election, with his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed for a landslide win. "Congratulate Prime Minister Modi on the electoral victory of BJP and allies.
Tags: News, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party BJP


Pakistan Says Separatists Killed 5 in Attack on Luxury Hotel

An assault on a hotel frequented by guests from China, which is investing heavily in the region, was “an effort to sabotage our economic prospects,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said.
Tags: News, China, Pakistan, Terrorism, Imran Khan, Khan, Imran, Economic Conditions and Trends, Politics And Government, Defense and Military Forces, Baluchistan Liberation Army, Gwadar (Pakistan, Baluch (Ethnic Group, Pearl Continental Hotels


Pakistan PM slams hotel attack as bid to damage economy

An attack on a luxury hotel in the southwestern city of Gwadar was a bid to "sabotage prosperity", Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan said Sunday, as police confirmed all the attackers had been killed. At least one person was shot dead Saturday after gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the southwestern Pakistani city of Gwadar, the centrepiece of a multi-billion dollar Chinese infrastructure project. A Baloch separatist group, the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), claimed responsibility for the...
Tags: News, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Baloch, Gwadar, Balochistan Liberation Army BLA


Revamping domestic cricket structure still high on Imran Khan's agenda

Provincial - and not departmental - teams must make up the domestic structure, reiterates the country's prime ministe
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PM Imran Khan vs Bilawal Bhutto: Imran Khan Slammed Over ‘Sexist’ Remarks

The post PM Imran Khan vs Bilawal Bhutto: Imran Khan Slammed Over ‘Sexist’ Remarks appeared first on Jahane Rumi.
Tags: Video, Usa, Religion, Imran Khan, PTI, Bilawal Bhutto, PMLN, RazaRumi


#Qatar emerges as front-runner for long-term LNG deal for Pakistan - Reuters

Qatar emerges as front-runner for long-term LNG deal for Pakistan - Reuters:Qatar has emerged as the front-runner for a long-term gas supply deal to Pakistan, a senior Pakistani official said on Friday, with the cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan set to decide in the coming weeks on an agreement.Pakistan, with 208 million people, is running out of domestic gas and has turned to liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports to alleviate chronic energy shortages that have hindered its economy and led to a...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Pakistan Reuters, LNG, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Travel News: April 24, 2019

Four Seasons to Launch New Private Jet Experience in 2021 Travel Pulse Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has unveiled plans for an all-new private jet experience scheduled to take flight in early 2021. The luxury hospitality company has had tremendous success since launching the industry’s first fully branded and customized private jet in 2015 and is now seeking to further enhance the in-flight experience.   TWA Hotel rooftop pool to overlook busy runway Travel Weekly The TWA Hotel at New York’s ...
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Iran, Pakistan to set up border 'reaction force' after attacks

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani announced Monday that he and visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed to set up a joint border "reaction force" to counter terrorism. "We agreed to create a joint rapid reaction force at the borders for combatting terrorism," Rouhani told a joint news conference, following months of increased tensions over attacks on both sides of the two countries' frontier. The border skirts the volatile southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan which has ...
Tags: News, Iran, Hassan Rouhani, Imran Khan, Rouhani, Iran Pakistan, Sistan Baluchistan


Sri Lanka bombings: Intelligence blunder ahead of terror attack that killed more than 200

Almost 300 killed - everything we know so far Victims: mother and son among five Britons killed in explosions Intelligence on threat not passed on to Sri Lankan government Reconstruction: How attacker waited at buffet before detonating  World leaders and cricket stars have reacted with horror Key intelligence on a possible terrorist attack was not passed onto the Sri Lankan government weeks before at least 290 people were killed in a wave of Easter Sunday suicide bombings on churches and five-st...
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Pakistan's Prime Minister Khan in Iran to talk security, ties

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on Sunday to discuss security and regional issues, Iranian state TV reported, a day after Islamabad urged Tehran to act against militants behind killings in Pakistan's Baluchistan province. A new umbrella group representing various insurgent groups operating in Baluchistan claimed responsibility for an attack on Thursday when 14 passengers were killed after being kidnapped from buses in the province, which borders Iran. Pakistani Foreign Min...
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan makes first visit to Iran

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan began his first official visit to Iran on Sunday for talks set to focus on strengthening ties and countering terrorism, state media reported. Khan began his two-day visit with a stop in the northeastern holy city of Mashhad, Iran's second largest and home to the shrine of Imam Reza who is revered by Shiite muslims, state television said in a live broadcast. After visiting the shrine, Khan was to fly to Tehran where on Monday he is expected to hold talks with...
Tags: News, Iran, Pakistan, Hassan Rouhani, Imran Khan, Khan, Tehran, Mashhad Iran, Reza


Pakistan PM Khan appoints new finance ministry chief in major reshuffle

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan made a sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Thursday after only seven months in power and appointed Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as de facto finance minister to steer the country through worsening economic turmoil.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Khan, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh


Pakistan PM Imran Khan appoints new finance minister in major re-shuffle

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan made a sweeping cabinet re-shuffle on Thursday and named Abdul Hafeez Sheikh as the new finance minister to replace Asad Umar, who stepped down earlier in the day.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Asad Umar, Abdul Hafeez Sheikh


Pakistan finance minister steps down in cabinet reshuffle

Pakistani Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said he would step down in a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising fresh questions on plans for averting an economic crisis amid bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Asad Umar


Pakistan finance minister to step down amid IMF bailout talks

Pakistani Finance Minister Asad Umar on Thursday said he would step down, after he held talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising fresh questions on plans for averting an economic crisis amid bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund.
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Pakistan’s finance minister quits amid criticism

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s finance minister says he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government’s handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring. Asad Umar tweeted Thursday that Prime Minister Imran Khan offered him the energy portfolio in the Cabinet but he refused. He defended Khan’s leadership, calling him […]
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Pakistan's PM Imran Khan to visit China next week, sign new pacts

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nation's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as economic anxiety grows at home.
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Pakistan's PM Khan to visit China next week, sign new pacts

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nation's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as economic anxiety grows at home. China has pledged about $60 billion in infrastructure loans for Pakistan, touted as a success story of its Belt and Road initiative, which aims to build road and maritime trading routes across the globe.
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Sergio Mims: Chineke! Orchestra Stephen Lawrence Day, Queen Elizabeth Hall April 22

Sergio A. Mims writes: The Chineke! Orchestra will perform on the first desalinated Stephen Lawrence Day in the UK in a special concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank Centre In London on Monday April 22 starting at 7:30 PM. Lawrence was a black British teenager from south east London, who was murdered in a racially motivated attack while waiting for a bus on the evening of 22 April 1993. https://www.chineke.org/events/2019/4/22/ch...
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Pakistan PM Khan: Kashmir issue 'cannot keep boiling'

Prime Minister Imran Khan tells the BBC the recent rise in tensions was "very irresponsible".
Tags: News, Bbc, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Khan, Kashmir


Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

Imran Khan, praised for his statesmanlike handling of a recent standoff with India, said Pakistan can’t allow the powerful groups to operate any longer.
Tags: News, India, Pakistan, Terrorism, Nuclear Weapons, Imran Khan, International Monetary Fund, Khan, Imran, Economic Conditions and Trends, Financial Action Task Force, Military Aircraft, Kashmir and Jammu (India, Defense and Military Forces, Jaish-e-Muhammad


Imran Khan accuses India and Israel of moral bankruptcy over election annexation pledges

Imran Khan has accused India's leaders of moral bankruptcy for trying to win votes by annexing Kashmir, after Narendra Modi pledged to remove its special autonomous status if re-elected. In outspoken remarks just days before voting begins in India's upcoming election, Mr Khan said Mr Modi was flouting a United Nations resolution and his own constitution with his manifesto pledge. Pakistan's prime minister also attacked Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister, after he promise...
Tags: News, India, Israel, BJP, Narendra Modi, Pakistan, West Bank, United Nations, Imran Khan, Muslim, Khan, Kashmir, Hindu, Reuters, Modi, Jaish


Pakistan FM claims India planning military aggression

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Sunday claimed his government had reliable intelligence that India was planning to carry out aggression against Pakistan between April 16 and 20. Relations between the nuclear-armed neighbours nose-dived after a suicide bombing in Indian-administered Kashmir in February killed 40 Indian security personnel and was later claimed by a Pakistan-based militant group. Pakistan has denied any role in the attack and Prime Minister Imran Khan offered coo...
Tags: News, India, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Kashmir, Shah Mehmood Qureshi


Afghanistan summons Pakistan diplomat yet again over PM's comments

The Afghan government summoned a Pakistan diplomat to explain Prime Minister Imran Khan's latest remarks on ongoing Afghan peace talks, as tensions flared between the neighboring countries once again. Afghanistan's ministry of foreign affairs summoned the diplomat to object about remarks that it deemed "explicit interference" in Afghan affairs, the ministry's spokesman, Sibghatullah Ahmadi, said on Twitter. It marks the fourth time in about a month and a half that Kabul has demanded an explana...
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Imran Khan dodges questions on China's Muslim detentions

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has dodged a question on the reported detention of as many as two million Muslims in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, saying he "didn't know much" about the issue.
Tags: Asia, News, China, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Xinjiang


Afghan ambassador to return to Pakistan after PM Khan's remarks clarified

Afghanistan will return its ambassador to Islamabad after Pakistan clarified Prime Minister Imran Khan's remarks that Kabul had deemed to be political interference, the Afghan foreign ministry said on Thursday. Khan told Pakistani journalists on Monday that forming an interim Afghan government would smooth peace talks between U.S. and Taliban officials, according to published comments.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Kabul, Khan, Islamabad


Pakistan's Khan dodges questions on mass Chinese detention of Muslims

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has dodged a question on the reported detention of as many as two million Muslims in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, saying he "didn't know much" about the issue.
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Imran Khan Calls for Vast Anti-Poverty Plan, but Money Is Tight

The Pakistani leader envisions the foundation of a welfare state. But he has not yet come close to turning the country’s debt crisis around to pay for it.
Tags: News, Poverty, Pakistan, Imran Khan, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Khan, Imran, Credit and Debt, Politics And Government, Rural Areas


Pakistan minister brands US envoy 'little pygmy' in Twitter row

A Pakistani minister has branded the US ambassador to Kabul a "little pygmy" in a high-level diplomatic Twitter row that erupted over ongoing peace talks between Washington and the Taliban in Afghanistan. The furore underscores the delicate balance of regional tensions as the US steps up a push to find a way out of Afghanistan, more than 17 years after the invasion. It began after Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan reportedly suggested an interim government in Afghanistan to help smooth the t...
Tags: News, Washington, US, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Kabul


Embattled Snap hires a new VP to shore up its relationship with ad agencies

Snap has hired an exec to manage its ad agency relationships as it tries to broaden its ad base. David Roter served in a similar role at Twitter and will be VP of global agency partnerships. Snap had 1,400 advertisers run on the app last year, but most were one-off campaigns. Snap is bringing on a high-level executive to manage its ad agency relationships as the disappearing-message app tries to broaden the types of advertisers it works with. Twitter vet David Roter was hired as VP of global ...
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