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    Russia plans to auction giant 51-carat diamond online
    Aug03

    Russia plans to auction giant 51-carat diamond online

    MOSCOW: Russian miner Alrosa said on Tuesday it plans to sell at an online auction in November a rare collection of polished diamonds produced domestically, including a giant 51.38-carat gem. This huge, traditional round-cut diamond, whose 2.5 cm (1 inch) diameter is equal in size to the visible part of a human eye, bears the same name as the...

    Putin expels 755 diplomats from Russia
    Jul31

    Putin expels 755 diplomats from Russia

    MOSCOW: Russia President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in its ties after the US Congress backed new sanctions against the Kremlin. Putin added bluntly that Russia was able to raise the stakes with America even further, although he hoped this...

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates
    Jul29

    Trump to sign Russia sanctions, Moscow retaliates

    WASHINGTON/MOSCOW: US President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, the White House said on Friday, after Moscow ordered the United States to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and said it would seize two US diplomatic properties in retaliation for the bill. The US Senate had voted almost unanimously on Thursday to...

    Ask not for whom the historian groans
    Jul23

    Ask not for whom the historian groans

    Can America’s Afghan policy be driven by experience in Germany and Japan? “Of the thinkers who dominated US policy in the 20th century, Brzezinski is now dead and Kissinger is old. This has created a void that many other experts are finding hard to fill.” Two foreign policy thinkers & diplomats Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski...

    EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions
    Jul23

    EU sounds alarm, urges US to coordinate on Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS: The European Union sounded an alarm on Saturday about moves in the US Congress to step up US sanctions on Russia, urging Washington to keep coordinating with its G7 partners and warning of unintended consequences. In a statement by a spokeswoman after Republicans and Democrats in the US Congress reached a deal that could see new...

    Russian war game may be ‘Trojan horse’, says US general
    Jul21

    Russian war game may be ‘Trojan horse’, says US general

    BERLIN: US allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia’s planned war games in September could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the US Army’s top general in Europe said on Thursday. Russia has sought to reassure NATO that the military exercises will respect...

    1 in 10 infants not vaccinated in 2016: WHO and UNICEF
    Jul18

    1 in 10 infants not vaccinated in 2016: WHO and UNICEF

    12.9 million infants globally, almost 1 in 10, did not receive any vaccinations in 2016 as estimated by a joint report of WHO and UNICEF. This figure shows that these children are prone to contract fatal diseases such as Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTP) as they haven’t developed immunity against these fatal diseases. Out of those...

    World Hepatitis Day: Pakistan among 11 countries carrying 50pc global burden of the hepatitis
    Jul16

    World Hepatitis Day: Pakistan among 11 countries carrying 50pc global burden of the hepatitis

    As the World Hepatitis Day is being observed on July 28 2017, Pakistan is among 11 countries which carry almost 50pc of the global burden of chronic hepatitis. Such countries are Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Uganda, Viet Nam. The World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity to add momentum to all efforts to...

    Killer of Putin’s critic sentenced to 20 years in jail
    Jul13

    Killer of Putin’s critic sentenced to 20 years in jail

    Zaur Dadayev, who was convicted of killing Russia’s opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, was given 20 years of jail by a Russian court on Thursday. Four other men convicted of being his accomplices were also given prison terms ranging between 11 and 19 years. Nemtsov, one of President Vladimir Putin’s most vocal critics, was murdered in...

    Contingency plan designed to deal with rising Congo fever cases
    Jul11

    Contingency plan designed to deal with rising Congo fever cases

    ISLAMABAD: In the wake of recent surge in Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) cases, a contingency plan has been designed for prevention and control of the disease, especially during Eid-ul-Azha because of exposure to tick infected animals and their massive movement. An important meeting was held comprising representatives of the National...

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