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News Pakistan » Places: China is pumping cash into Pakistan, but that might not convince other foreign investors

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/china-and-pakistans-belt-and-road-plan-might-not-convince-other-investors.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

"Many are seen by the investor community as an attempt by China to offload its excess capacity and place Pakistan under debt." Pakistan's economic growth was 5.3 percent in 2017, according to the International Monetary Fund, above the 4.9 average for ...

News Pakistan » Places: ‘No consensus’ on including Pakistan to FATF watch-list: FM

News channel or source: https://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2018/02/no-consensus-including-pakistan-fatf-watch-list-fm/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday confirmed that the US resolution to place Pakistan on the global watch-list of countries that finance terrorism remained inconclusive as ‘no consensus’was reached among member states of FATF.

News Pakistan » Places: UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

News channel or source: http://www.omaha.com/news/world/unicef-says-pakistan-is-riskiest-country-for-newborns/article_eaab7f35-81b2-5da9-983c-9ddf829fd110.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

"It's abysmal," said Dr. Ghazna Khalid, a leading obstetrician in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pukhtunkhwa ... with its dismal figures that show South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa as the worst places for a child to be born, is part of UNICEF's new ...

News Pakistan » Places: Pakistani sugarcane farmers: Between a crop and a hard place

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/pakistani-sugarcane-farmers-between-a-crop-and-a-hard-place/81459
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Small farmers are exploited every year due to government neglect, according to Caritas Pakistan. (Photos by Shahid Hussain) Some officials who represent farmers' rights contend the situation was stoked by forces with an ulterior motive. The current ...

News Pakistan » Places: US motion to put Pakistan on terror financing watchlist differed

News channel or source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/283565-us-bid-to-put-pakistan-on-watchlist-fails
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Undoubtedly, Pakistan has made determined efforts to avoid US unjustified bid to place the country on the global list of countries that finance terrorism. The country's officials made serious diplomatic approach to to avert being added to the watch-list ...

News Pakistan » Places: Adding Pakistan's name to FATF watchlist will impact war against terrorism: Ahsan Iqbal

News channel or source: https://www.geo.tv/latest/182880-fatf-ahsan-iqbal
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

On February 16, Heather Nauert — the spokesperson for the US Department of State — said a resolution to place Pakistan on the global terror-financing watchlist had been submitted to the FATF. She elaborated that the US had been concerned about Pakistan ...

News Pakistan » Places: Pakistan charges Rs 2.86 lakh as route navigation charges on PM Narendra Modi flights

News channel or source: http://www.abplive.in/india-news/pakistan-charges-rs-2-86-lakh-as-route-navigation-charges-on-pm-narendra-modi-flights-653594
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

During one such visit on December 25, 2015, Modi had a brief stopover in Lahore at the request of then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The stopover took place when Modi was returning from Russia and Afghanistan. For this, a bill of Rs 1.49 lakh has ...

News Pakistan » Places: All but Forgotten: Choudhary Rahmat Ali, the Inventor and First Champion of Pakistan

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/225526/choudhary-rahmat-ali-the-inventor-of-pakistan/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Eventually, Pakistan did become a reality in 1947 ... In death as in life, his ‘home’ has no place for him. Liked the story? We’re a non-profit. Make a donation and help pay for our journalism.

News Pakistan » Places: UNPO Publishes New Report on Human Rights Situation in Pakistan

News channel or source: http://unpo.org/article/20635
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Additionally, information received by UNPO through members and NGO’s detail the ongoing commonplace practice of torture, enforced disappearance and denial of freedom of speech and belief taking place within Pakistan at the hands of the state authorities ...