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World in Focus (DEC-19 JAN-20) National

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National  Dec 16: The Supreme Court of Pakistan held that Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa would stand retired after six months unless parliament allowed him extension of tenure by amending the relevant army laws. Dec 16: A European group the ‘EU DisinfoLab’ uncovered a network of obscure NGOs and think tanks that assist over 200 ... Read More »

How to Combat Climate Change in Pakistan

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Justice Gulzar Ahmed The 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed was born on February 2, 1957, in Karachi, to Noor Muhammad, a renowned lawyer of that time. Justice Ahmed completed his elementary schooling from the city’s Gulistan School. He then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Government National College, Karachi, after which he ... Read More »

World in Focus (NOV-DEC 2019) National

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NATIONAL Nov. 16: The Lahore High Court (LHC) allowed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad initially for a period of four weeks, extendable on the basis of medical reports. Nov. 16: The tenth session of the European Union-Pakistan Joint Commission concluded in Brussels, Belgium. The European Union offered technical assistance to Pakistan for implementation of the Financial Action ... Read More »

World in Focus (NOV-DEC 2019) International

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International  Nov. 16: US President Donald Trump granted full pardons to two American military officials and restored the rank of a third—although all three were found guilty of committing war crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq. Nov. 16: Finland qualified for the Euro 2020 finals—first major tournament in their history—with a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein. Nov. 17: Dubai Air Show 2019 ... Read More »

WORLD IN FOCUS(International)

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INTERNATIONAL Oct. 16: Etihad Airways and Air Arabia agreed to jointly set up Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline “Air Arabia Abu Dhabi”. Oct. 16: Kenya opened a $1.5 billion Chinese-built railway line linking Nairobi to Naivasha. Oct. 17: Qatar’s government adopted a new minimum wage law that will scrap mandatory exit visas for all workers. Oct. 17: US Vice President ... Read More »