Compass CEO Cousins, 5 others killed in Sydney plane crash

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EU puts 17 tax havens on the blacklist, 47 on notice

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ICCI urges D-8 countries to strengthen cooperation among SMEs

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Turkish military manufacturers push for business with Pakistan

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India, Nigeria, Thailand join top business reformers: WB report

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Investors in Bahrain wish to establish economic ties with Pak: Ambassador Malik

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Pakistan voted in the UN Human Rights Council, Malik thankful for support at UN...

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Qualcomm’s meritless attempt to ban iPhone: Apple

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PFC delegation leaves for Turkey to participate in 6-days Fair

ISLAMABAD: A twenty five-member delegation of Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Saturday left for Turkey to participate in 6-day ‘Modef Fair’ for exploring new investment...

Higher taxes for rich will not harm economic growth, says IMF

WASHINGTON: IMF, the influential organisation, which is based in Washington DC, has published its biannual fiscal monitor to voice its support for the policies of...

Larijani calls for Pak-Iran border markets for development of Balochistan

TEHRAN: Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has called for the establishment of border markets with Pakistan, voicing Iran’s interest to help with the growth of Balochistan...

EU reaffirms strong support on key issues in Pakistan

BRUSSELS: The 8th meeting of the EU-Pakistan Joint Commission and its Sub-groups on governance and democracy; trade; and development cooperation was held in Brussels...

Uber to stop its ride sharing services UberPOP in Norway

OSLO: Uber announced Monday it was suspending its UberPOP ride-sharing service in Norway until adequate legislation had been adopted in the Scandinavian country. The decision...

Abu Dhabi sells first 30-year bond

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Indian tycoon Mallya arrested again by British police

LONDON: British police rearrested Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya on Tuesday amid an ongoing extradition request from India, where he is accused of fraud. Mallya...

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