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Chairman Of The Interim Afghan Government Hamid Karzai Pakistani President Perv

Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Pipeline Project Secured $200 Milion Investment from Shareholders

Turkmenistan-South Asia natural gas pipeline project has secured $200 million of investment from its shareholders. The project, developed by the Asian Development Bank, will now begin important studies to determine the projects detailed costs, routes, and other environmental as well as social factors.

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PAKISTAN-INDIA-UNREST-KASHMIR-ANNIVERSARY

US Sale of F-16 Fighter Jets to Pakistan Upsets India

U.S. sold Pakistan eight F-16 fighter jets that deeply disappoints India. It was told that Pakistan will use these jets to counter terrorism and defend their country but India doesn't believe so and thinks that it will be used against them instead.

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter Announces New Quality Of Life Military Reforms

Pentagon to boost spending in defense mechanism

The Pentagon on Tuesday unveiled its plan to boost spending in defense mechanism in 2017, aiming to increase its military capability to back its European NATO allies. The US Defense Department requested a budget seeking 7.5 billion US dollar for operations in Syria and Iraq for the year 2017.

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Google Buys YouTube For $1.65bn

Pakistan remove YouTube ban after the company launched a localized version

YouTube and Pakistani authorities agreed on some unknown terms that give partial power for the government to request the removal of offensive materials. However, the requests will be thoroughly reviewed and being accounted for. Other terms remain unknown.

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Google brings Android One to Africa

Google's Android One initiative is now officially on its way to Africa. For those who may not be familiar with Android One, it is an initiative started by the search engine giant, Google, as a way to help bring inexpensive yet still useful smartphones to developing countries, according to Business Insider Australia.

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Xi Jinping's visit to Pakistan

Chinese president to launch economic corridor link in Pakistan

Chinese president Xi Jinping is due in Pakistan on Monday where he will launch $46 billion in projects linking the old allies, a figure that far exceeds U.S. spending in Pakistan and underscores China's projection of power in Asia.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping

Chinese president to visit Pakistan, hammer out $46-billion deal

Chinese President Xi Jinping will launch energy and infrastructure projects worth $46 billion on a visit to Pakistan next week as China cements links with its old ally and generates opportunities for firms hit by slack growth at home.

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Sharjah Islamic Bank

Islamic finance looks to outgrow bad habits as it expands

After a year of landmark deals which are opening new markets for Islamic finance, the industry is under fresh pressure to address some of its shortcomings and prove that it is not just an imitation of conventional finance.

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China's President Xi Jinping

China commits $45.6 billion for economic corridor with Pakistan

The Chinese government and banks will finance Chinese companies to build $45.6 billion worth of energy and infrastructure projects in Pakistan over the next six years, according to new details of the deal seen by Reuters on Friday.

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Pakistan's state television channel.

Pakistan parliament backs embattled prime minister as crisis deepens

Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.

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International Finance Corp shells out $25.8M for wind farm in Pakistan

The International Finance Corp (IFC) is shelling out $25.8 million for the construction of a new wind farm in Sindh province of Pakistan to fill in the increasing energy deficit in the region.

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Lamudi

Real estate listing platform Lamudi gets USD7 million funding

Rocket Internet's Lamudi has received USD7 million funding from Tengelmann Ventures and other new investors left undisclosed, reported TechCrunch.

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Twitter offers SMS alternative after Turkey ban

Twitter is now offering an alternative way of sending Tweets via SMS after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan lambasted social media for linking him to a corruption scandal and blocking the social network in the country.

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Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co Ltd

Chinese cotton manufacturer to invest $2B in Pakistan

Shandong, China-based cotton and yarn manufacturer Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Co Ltd will invest $2 billion in the energy and textile sectors of Pakistan over the next two years.

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Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets' franchise partner opens first of ten restaurants in Pakistan

The first Johnny Rockets restaurants in Pakistan was opened today in Dolmen Mall in Karachi by franchise partner Hamdan International as part of its plan to have ten Johnny Rockets chain in the country by 2022.

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