Sunday, 19 November, 2017
Faizabad protest enters 12th day: Second deadline to call off sit-in ends
Despite the government’s all-out efforts to avert crackdown, the second deadline for protesters in the federal capital to call off their 12-day-long sit-in has ended with authorities to start contemplating the next line action, media reports said Sunday.
IHC orders administration to clear Faizabad Interchange of sit-in by tomorrow

Mattis, Dunford to visit Pakistan soon
Two key US officials — Defence Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair­man Gen Joseph Dunford — will visit Pakistan soon for seeking Islamabad’s cooperation in war against the Taliban.
PM, COAS invited to visit Saudi Arabia
Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa have been invited by Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz to pay an official visit to Saudi Arabia, but no schedule has been finalised about their visit.
Rohingya Muslims in pictures

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The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2), the principal gas that drives global warming, in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the United Nations said on Monday, warning that a drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar during a press conference in Dubai announced that the price of petrol and diesel would be raised by Rs 1 per litre.
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Trump’s new strategy on Iran alienating US from allies
After American President Donald Trump’s bizarre decisions especially with regard to Iran nuclear deal, it is not P5+1 – versus Iran now, rather it, at this moment in time, is 5+1 versus America.
Signs of warming ties between Iran and Turkey


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A top nuclear commander in the United States has said that he would resist an “illegal” nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump.
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said he will announce his position with regard to the ongoing crisis in the country after he returns to Lebanon in the coming days.
The globe’s richest 1% people own half the world’s wealth, according to a new report highlighting the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else.
Israel has instructed its overseas embassies to lobby their respective host countries in support of Saudi Arabia and its apparent efforts to destabilise Lebanon, a recently leaked diplomatic cable shows.
The Rohingya Muslims are facing another genocide at the hands of the Myanmar regime and machete-wielding Buddhist vigilantes.

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