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Historical film shoot on Pakistan-Turkey ties ends

Historical film shoot on Pakistan-Turkey ties ends

'Bear Witness' based on Khilafat Movement of 1920s when Muslims of sub-continent helped Turkish nation

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China, Myanmar sign deals to spur Belt and Road project
18.01.2020

China, Myanmar sign deals to spur Belt and Road project

Most of deals meant to speed ambitious Chinese plan to connect Asia with Africa, Europe via land and maritime networks

Afghan gov't demands Taliban to cease fire for talks
18.01.2020

Afghan gov't demands Taliban to cease fire for talks

It comes as insurgents propose only conditional ‘reduction in violence’ with US negotiators in Doha

War and winter scourge for displaced Afghans
18.01.2020

War and winter scourge for displaced Afghans

Absence of fuel forces displaced people to burn waste plastic resulting in respiratory ailments, environmental issues

China to buy US energy goods worth $52B over 2 years
18.01.2020

China to buy US energy goods worth $52B over 2 years

Out of $200B purchase commitment, 26.2% is energy-related, second-largest category in phase-one deal

Malaysian state makes changes to dawn prayer time
17.01.2020

Malaysian state makes changes to dawn prayer time

8 minutes to be added to Fajr time starting Saturday, state mufti says