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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

New US non-immigrant visa appointment system : August 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The Embassy and Consulate General of the United States of America in Islamabad and Karachi will transition to a new appointment and document delivery service for the non-immigrant visa unit as of August 24, a press statement issued on Friday said.

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17 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Kenya is gateway to Africa: Zarif

TEHRAN Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Kenya is the gateway to Africa and can play a significant role in facilitating the expansion of relations between Iran and other African countries.

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17 hrs ago | Science

Iranian parliament ousts reform-minded science minister

A monthslong effort to breathe new life into Iranian universities is at a crossroads after the ouster on Wednesday of the nation's reformist science minister, Reza Faraji-Dana.

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Yesterday | The Telegraph

Bound by blood

The political situation in Pakistan seems to have gone haywire. It is clear that the 'democratic' process has been severely damaged in that sovereign nation state.

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Yesterday | The Nation

US 'not involved' in Pakistan crisis talks

The US Embassy Thursday said that United States strongly oppose any efforts to impose extra-constitutional change to the political system of Pakistan and believed that all parties should work together to resolve differences through peaceful dialogue to strengthen country's democratic institutions and rule of law.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

News Max

Activist Bringing 8 Burned Iranian Children to US for Treatment

An Iranian-born human rights activist told Newsmax TV on Thursday that she is working to bring eight badly burned young survivors of a deadly 2008 school fire in Iran to the United States for reconstructive surgery.

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Trend

Iranian plane makes urgent landing in Tehran

An Iranian airplane traveling to the country's western city of Kermanshah from Tehran flew back to Tehran after experiencing technical problems.

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American Reporter

Market MoverFIXING the Economy Via Social Security Reform

Nearly every army over the past 2,500 years - with the exception of Alexander the Great - has been defeated in Afghanistan.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Indian Express

No table for three

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision this week to cancel the foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan has drawn much political flak at home and generated some international concern that the NDA government might be departing from its proclaimed commitment to improve relations with the neighbours.

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Forbes.com

Iceland Volcano Alert: Eruptions, Ash Cloud, And Travel Essentials

I'm a Helsinki-based journalist and broadcaster writing about lifestyle, arts, food, leisure and travel trends across the Nordic region for Forbes.

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Tehran Times

Painting by Gizella Varga Sinaii goes from canvas to mobile screen

Tehran-based Hungarian painter Gizella Varga Sinaii, who is the wife of prominent Iranian filmmaker Khosro Sinaii, has directed a short mobile film about a painting from her series "Travel Diary".

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The Independent

Paying the price for sanctions: The customers with Iranian links being ditched by British banks

Ellie Rafighi, a 29-year-old Iranian on a student visa, received a letter from HSBC informing her about the imminent termination of her two-year-old account last year.

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National Public Radio

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Your flight, on Lufthansa Airlines, will leave Frankfurt, Germany and travel nonstop to the Maldive Islands in the Indian Ocean.

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The Indian Express

Pak designer Rizwan Beyg on his connection with Bollywood and more

He calls himself a traditionalist, but veteran Pakistani designer Rizwan Beyg, 48, is not one to let his designs, including bridalwear, be pulled down by an overdose of embellishments.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Nation

Paralysis in the name of politics

As the sit-ins have paralysed life in the Capital for the last week due to blockades at different points, the prospective international travelers have also been left in the lurch as many could not reach hospitals for polio vaccination certificates.

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Wall Street Journal

Farewell to the Lioness of Iran

Simin Behbahani was 82 and nearly blind when the Tehran regime imposed a travel ban on the fearless, celebrated poet.

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Daily Times

PSQCA focused on combating counterfeiting' : August 19, 2014,

KARACHI: The Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority is fully aware of the substandard counterfeit products and has already launched a crackdown on these products in the best interest of consumers and industry.

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Tehran Times

400,000 electric motorcycles to be manufactured to help reduce Tehran air pollution

Iran plans to place 400,000 electric motorcycles and 140,000 hybrid taxi cabs on the market as part of a plan backed by the Oil Ministry to help protect the environment, the managing director of the Iran Fuel Conservation Company said on Saturday.

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News Max

Billionaire Philanthropist Named in Lawsuit Against Anti-Iran Group

A billionaire philanthropist has been named in a lawsuit against an anti-Iran group that threatens to expose U.S. government secrets.

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The Nation

Pakistani students win Korean praise

A delegation of young students of Pakistani universities from all over the country recently visited South Korea under an exchange programme introduced by the Government of Korea in collaboration with two well-known universities of South Korea, Dongshin University and Semyong University.

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