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  1. Vail Daily obituary: Kam Mohajer, 1953-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vail Daily News

    Kam Mohajer passed away on Tuesday, the 27th of January, 2015 at his home in Houston. He is survived by his wife, Vicky Garza-Mohajer, and two sons, Chris and Kam was born in April 29, 1953 in Mashad, Iran.


  2. Govt rejects Musharraf's plea to visit Saudi Arabia : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been denied permission to fly to Saudi Arabia to condole over the death of deceased Saudi King Abdullah. Sources in the Interior Ministry said that the former president had made a request to travel to Saudi Arabia to offer condolences to the Royal family of Sauds over monarch' death.


  3. SHC seeks report on Makli graveyard encroachments : January 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has directed the Mukhtiarkar of Thatta district to submit a comprehensive report in a petition against encroachments on the premise of the heritage site, Makli Graveyard. A division bench, headed by Justice Nadeem Akhtar, further directed the Mukhtiarkar, Abdul Latif to clearly mention in his report that area of the historic graveyard, which is encroached upon and the remaining available space on the visiting site.


  4. Passport TalesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chapati Mystery

    My Pakistani passport is the most Pakistani thing about me. When I clutch it approaching the border agents, I carefully keep the seal facing downwards.


  5. No end to social injustices: Punjab Governor resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    Lahore- Disheartened and disappointed over the social injustices prevailing in the country, Governor Punjab Ch Mohammad Sarwar has decided to resign from his post. The move comes days after he called out the federal government for failing to enter partnership with the United States government, as he said India had done.


  6. Update on the Epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Update on the Epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection, and Guidance for the Public, Clinicians, and Public Health Authorities - January 2015 CDC continues to work with the World Health Organization and other partners to closely monitor Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infections globally and to better understand the risks to public health.


  7. Gawadar to be country's 2nd door to global economy: Ahsan : January 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Minister for Planning and Development Professor Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said that the speed of development at Gawadar would increase with every single project coming on ground under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said that the Gawadar would be made a smart port city having commercial and tourist facilities like Singapore or Dubai.


  8. Business networking event in Japan for enhancing bilateral tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD A business interactive networking session of 3rd Pakistan Japan Business Forum was organised in the embassy of Pakistan in Tokyo for enhancing bilateral trade between the two countries. The delegation comprised 13 members from Pakistan, who represented the leading manufacturers-cum-exporters of textiles, leather, pharmaceutical, engineering and shipping sectors.


  9. Punjab Governor resigns after disagreement with PMRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    Lahore- Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar resigned from his post today following a conversation with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, over statements the governor had made regarding the government's foreign policy. Sources in the PM House told the premier had principally decided to remove Sarwar owing to multiple reasons, but particularly because of recent statement by Sarwar on the government's failure to secure Obama's visit to Pakistan.


  10. Turkish novelist Pamuk to visit Iran next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Trend

    Turkish author and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk is scheduled to travel to Iran to unveil the Persian translated version of his book "Cevdet Bey and His Sons". Arsalan Fasihi, the translator of the book, said on Jan.29 that the renowned novelist accompanied by his wife will visit Iran in late February, Press TV reported.


  11. Abdullah's Real LegacyRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs

    When the recently deceased Saudi king, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, was crown prince, Western capitals worried that, when he eventually assumed the throne, Abdullah would be focused on internal Arab identity issues and would be less friendly or flexible when it came to outside powers' priorities, such as regional security. His legacy will turn out to be more textured than any could have imagined.


  12. Art news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tehran Times

    The embassy of Iran in Moscow organized the two-week trip for the delegates, who plan to visit cultural and religious officials and attend several religious conferences. TEHRAN Nine Iranian provinces will host the 7th Fajr International Festival of Visual Arts, which will be held from February 3 to March 3. TEHRAN Iranian cultural attach's offices in 60 countries will hold the Ten-Day Dawn celebrations , which is held annually in Iran to commemorate the anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution.


  13. King Abdullah rendered great services to Islam: Dar : January 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that Late King Abdullah was a great leader and supporter of Pakistan as he rendered great services for the religion, the Muslim Ummah and Pakistan. The minister during his visit to Embassy of Saudi Arabia here, met with Saudi Charge d' Affairs, Jassim Bin Mohammad Al Khaldi and expressed heart-felt grief and sorrow over the passing away of Saudi king.


  14. Mamnoon, Raheel, Dar pay tributes to late kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    President Mamnoon Hussain, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Federal Minister for Senator Ishaq Dar Wednesday paid rich tributes to late Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, saying Pakistan has lost a sincere friend. Three of the leaders visited the Embassy of Saudi Arabia and wrote their impressions in the condolence book.


  15. Azerbaijan, Iran to strengthen border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Trend

    Head of the State Border Service of Azerbaijan Elchin Guliyev will pay a visit to Iran in the second half of February 2015, Iranian embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend Jan. 28. During the meeting, the ambassador handed the invitation of Iranian Border Guards commander, Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei to Guliyev to visit Tehran. Pak Ayeen said that Guliyev's visit to Iran will contribute to strengthening the border security of the two countries, as well as fighting smuggling.


  16. Iran picks new United Nations envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    Iran has selected a new envoy as ambassador to the United Nations in New York, less than one year after the US rejected its first choice. In 2014, the US refused to grant a visa to Iran's UN nominee, Hamid Abutalebi, for his supposed role in the Iran hostage crisis in 1979.


  17. Iran names new UN envoy after earlier pick blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ynetnews

    Iran's Foreign Ministry has named a new envoy to the United Nations after the US declined to issue a visa to an earlier pick last year. The ministry's official website said Wednesday that Gholam Ali Khoshroo has been chosen to serve as Iran's permanent envoy to the UN.


  18. China wants US to help build trust on maritime disputesRead the original story

    Wednesday | China Daily

    China, which regards the US as biased on maritime territorial disputes in the South and East China seas, has urged the US to say and do more to help strengthen mutual trust and cooperation among countries in the region. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman HuaChunying made pointed remarks in Beijing on Tuesday when asked to comment on President Barack Obama's words in New Dehli expressing his concerns over the freedom of navigation in Asia Pacific waters.


  19. Metro Bus Service to be inaugurated in mid-February: Hanif : January 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    The Metro Bus Service project would be inaugurated in mid-February, said Chairman Rawalpindi-Islamabad, Metro Bus Service Project, Monitoring and Implementation Committee Hanif Abbasi. He said that the government was determined to start the bus service in the shortest possible time to provide modern travel facilities to the residents of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.


  20. King Abdullah was great friend of Pakistan: COASRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    Islamabad- Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif today termed late Saudi King as a great friend of Pakistan. The COAS wrote this in a condolence note after visiting the Saudi embassy.