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Sunday, October 6th, 2019

 

North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with U.S. in Sweden

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STOCKHOLM (DNA) – Working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off, North Korea’s top negotiator said late on Saturday, dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate. The talks, at an isolated conference centre on the outskirts of Stockholm, were the first such formal discussion since U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in June and agreed to restart negotiations that stalled after a failed summit in Vietnam in February. The North’s chief nuclear negotiator, Kim Myong Gil,Read More


PM Imran to leave for China on official visit early next week

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ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan (PM) will pay an official visit to China early next week to discuss issues of regional and bilateral significance with Chinese leadership. During his visit, the PM will hold separate meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang. Prime Minister Imran Khan will also discuss expansion of projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor framework besides cooperation in agriculture, industrial and socio-economic sectors. He is also likely to address China Pakistan Business Forum in Beijing to further promote economic and trade exchangesRead More


Power outage as intermittent rain continues to lash Karachi

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KARACHI (DNA) – The new spell of intermittent heavy and light rain has caused severe power outage in several areas of Karachi. According to details, the ongoing rain has tripped feeders of K-Electric creating immense difficulties for the residents while it has also badly disrupted traffic on the roads. The low-lying areas including Korangi, Defence, Malir, Model Colony and Gulshan Iqbal were inundated with the rainwater. Meanwhile, at least nine children were injured as roof of a madrassa caved in due to rain and thunderstorm in Baldia Yousaf Goth area.Read More