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Khawaja Asif appointed Pakistan's new foreign minister

Hundreds of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz workers gathered at Islamabad's Bara Kahu area to welcome former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The oath-taking ceremony of office to 47-member cabinet including 28 federal and 19 state ministers has been scheduled at President Mamnoon Hussain's official residence later.



Trump threat against health funds 'childish,' Schumer says

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch , in an interview with Reuters, said that getting the corporate rate to 25 percent from 35 percent would bring a sea change to the usa economy. He was mourning more than merely the failure of one attempt to repeal Obamacare. The recent letter from the Senate Democrats states flatly: "We will not support any tax plan that includes tax cuts for the top 1 percent".


Moscow slams 'weak' Trump for 'trade war'

Moscow slams 'weak' Trump for 'trade war'

The reaction came after US President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law new sanctions against Russian Federation on Wednesday but strongly criticised it. Washington has already imposed several rounds of sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine since 2014, and last December, then President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats over accusations of election interference.


China 'coordinating with US' in South China Sea search for sailor

China 'coordinating with US' in South China Sea search for sailor

The sailor from the guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem , based in Yokosuka, Japan , was reported missing and assumed overboard August 1. During that time, the destroyer vessel was conducting routine operations in global waters, about 140 miles west of the Subic Bay in the Philippines.


Indian troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Indian troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Police recovered three AK-47 rifles from the militants. Security forces are ascertaining the identity of the killed terrorists. As per the latest reports, a police jawan has also suffered injuries in the firing between the terrorists and the security forces that reportedly happened in Amargarh.