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Imran Khan: High Hopes, Greater Expectations


  Published in The Diplomat, Sep 5th, 2018 By Daud Khattak Imran Khan is hitting controversies early exactly because his supporters expect so much from his government. It’s been less than a month since Imran Khan’s swearing-in, and Pakistan’s most popular politician, …

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Trump renews attack against technology companies


  Published in Reuters, Aug 29th, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms including Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google, saying they were “trying to silence” people. …

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Gulf News

Abraaj fund unit that managed $14b gets $1 bid The fund unit of the embattled private equity firm Abraaj Group, which once managed about $14 billion, reportedly received a bid from a London-based emerging market investor for $1. Private equity …

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India News This Week

8.2% GDP growth an outcome of reforms like gst, liberalisation of fdi norms by Modi government, says CII The 8.2 per cent economic growth in the first quarter of 2018-19 is an outcome of key reforms like GST and liberalisation …

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Pakistan News

FATF measures assist make bank operations clean The tightening of the monitoring regime to combat terror financing and money laundering under the umbrella of the inter-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is a positive move for the banking industry and …

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Shipping News

Tainted shipping fuel sparks calls for tighter quality control A wave of contaminated fuel that has clogged and damaged engines on hundreds of oil tankers and container vessels in the past months has pushed shippers to demand stricter quality controls …

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Technology News

PAKISTAN: Ufone launches prepaid data roaming offer for UAE and Saudi Arabia: Keeping up to its all-time commitment of making life easier for its valued customers, Ufone has launched Prepaid Data Roaming Offer in UAE. By launching this offer in …

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Commodity News

World oil prices steady Oil prices were steady on Friday, with US crude slipping on weak global equity markets while Brent inched up on geopolitical factors, including violent protests in Iraq. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 settled …

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