Archive of 30 June 2016

Nine Indians, Pakistanis die in Kuwait fire

KUWAIT CITY: Nine Asian workers were killed and 12 others injured in a fire Thursday at an old building used to house expat labourers in...

Chocolate maker Hershey says it has rejected Mondelez takeover bid

NEW YORK: US chocolate maker Hershey said Thursday it had rejected a preliminary takeover bid of about $23 billion from food giant Mondelez, whose brands...

Maintaining law & order equal responsibility of all provinces: Zubair

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Privatization Muhammad Zubair Thursday said maintenance of Law and order is equal responsibility of all provinces and department concerned.Talking to...

UN thanks Pakistan for granting 6-month extension for Afghan refugees

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Thursday thanked Pakistan for extending by further six months till December 31, 2016, the stay of registered Afghan refugees residing...

Brexit vote won't affect EU-US trade deal talks: EU commissioner

PARIS: Britain's vote to quit the European Union won't affect negotiations on a huge EU-US trade deal aimed at creating the world's largest free trade...

IMF's Lagarde to make final bid to avoid negligence trial

PARIS: IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday will make a final bid to avoid a trial over her handling of a massive state payout to...

IMF says Angola halts financial aid talks

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that Angola has suspended talks for financial aid that had reached an advanced stage as the country grapples...

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