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Lt Gen Qamar Bajwa appointed as Pak army chief

Islamabad, Nov 26 (PTI) Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, who has extensive experience of handling affairs in PoK and the northern areas, was today appointed as Pakistan’s new army chief to succeed Gen Raheel Sharif. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appointed Bajwa as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) by elevating him to the rank of four-star general, officials said. Bajwa will ...

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Egypt’s president swears in new government

From Youssra El-Sharkawy Cairo, Sep 19 (PTI) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today sworn-in a new government, a week after the previous Cabinet resigned following a corruption scandal. Sherif Ismail, who was Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in the earlier government, took oath of office as the new Prime Minister in the 33-member Cabinet that consists of three women ...

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“India,China’s progress must be mutually supportive”

As two emerging global powers, India and China’s progress should be mutually supportive, Indian Ambassador to China Ashok K Kantha has said. During a visit to the state-run China Daily yesterday, Kantha talked about the growth of India-China relations, especially in the context of a closer developmental partnership agreed between the two sides, a statement issued by the Indian Embassy ...

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Rajapaksa accepts defeat in Lankan parliamentary elections

Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today accepted defeat in the parliamentary elections even before the announcement of the final results. Rajapaksa, 69, said his United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) had lost after a close battle with the United National Party (UNP) of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The former two-time president was quoted in the media reports as saying that ...

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Sri Lanka votes, Rajapaksa eyes comeback

Sri Lankans began voting today in parliamentary polls with former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa eyeing a political comeback as prime minister months after being toppled as president by Maithripala Sirisena. Sirisena has vowed not to make Rajapaksa premier even if his United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) wins a majority. Polls opened at 07:00 local time and will close at 16:00. “Island ...

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