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Pakistan economists urge action to tackle deficit

Related Articles KARACHI: Top economists have called for tough policy measures to curb Pakistan’s current account deficit that include new taxes on imports.The deficit has reached $ 7.6 billion, or 4.4 percent of GDP, in the first half of the ...

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London Zoo fire: Seventy firefighters tackle cafe blaze

More than 70 firefighters are tackling a blaze at London Zoo. London Fire Brigade (LFB) said three-quarters of the Adventure Cafe and shop, which contains an animal petting area, was “currently alight”. Ten fire engines were called to the zoo, ...

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Arab short films tackle weighty topics at the Dubai International Film Festival

Related Articles DUBAI: The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), which is set to run until Dec. 13, once again brings together a wealth of regional and international filmmaking talent. Aside from the Hollywood and Bollywood blockbusters, DIFF is a place ...

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Google: 10,000 to tackle extremist online content

Related Articles LONDON: Google is set to create a team of 10,000 people who will be tasked with removing extremist, violent and predatory content posted on YouTube.Susan Wojcicki, CEO of Google-owned YouTube said it would be expanding its team of ...

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May urges reform of procedures to tackle Commons abuse

Theresa May has reacted to claims of harassment of staff at Westminster by calling for new grievance procedures. In a letter to Commons Speaker John Bercow, the PM said the current House of Commons disciplinary regime lacked “teeth” and needed ...

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Egypt pledges to tackle wheat crisis

DUBAI: Egypt will issue a streamlined guide on wheat imports within two weeks that will detail all specifications, procedures, and regulations for traders selling to the world’s largest buyer, Supply Minister Ali Moselhy told Reuters on Wednesday.Egypt is looking to ...

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Egypt to tackle overpopulation with ‘2 children only’ plan

CAIRO: Egypt’s government announced this week the implementation of a plan to control the nation’s booming population rate under a campaign called “Egypt development: Two children only.”Health Minister Ahmed Emad Eddin met this week with Egypt’s governors to announce the ...

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After military shake-up, Erdogan says Turkey to tackle Kurds in Syria

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Days after a reshuffle of Turkey’s top military commanders, President Tayyip Erdogan has revived warnings of military action against Kurdish fighters in Syria that could set back the U.S.-led battle against Islamic State. Kurdish militia are spearheading ...

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