Friday , 20 October 2017

Mexico moves to help migrants after Trump win

WASHINGTON, DC: Donald Trump during the presidential campaign tweeted with fierce abandon and at all hours. Would he feel restrained by last week’s presidential election victory to give his thumbs a rest? It seems not. The newly minted Republican president-elect let loose his latest Twitter barrage Sunday on a range …

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Iraqi forces say recapture ancient city of Nimrud

WASHINGTON, DC: Donald Trump during the presidential campaign tweeted with fierce abandon and at all hours. Would he feel restrained by last week’s presidential election victory to give his thumbs a rest? It seems not. The newly minted Republican president-elect let loose his latest Twitter barrage Sunday on a range …

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President-elect Trump back to tweeting with abandon

WASHINGTON, DC: Donald Trump during the presidential campaign tweeted with fierce abandon and at all hours. Would he feel restrained by last week’s presidential election victory to give his thumbs a rest? It seems not. The newly minted Republican president-elect let loose his latest Twitter barrage Sunday on a range …

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From Adobe’s design head: 5 tips every designer and founder should know

Adobe is in the middle of a design evolution. It saw nimble players like Sketch outflank it in recent times with lightweight tools for agile web and app designers of the mobile and cloud age. But the Titanic of design changed its path in time, recognizing the needs of today’s …

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BMW eyes 100,000 electric car sales in 2017: Sueddeutsche

BMW wants to boost sales of electric cars by two-thirds next year to 100,000 vehicles as the luxury automaker is offering more battery-powered models, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger. BMW keen on introducing lower-end models in Pakistan Munich-based BMW expects to increase its deliveries of fully …

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WikiLeaks’ Assange faces questioning by prosecutors

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces questioning by prosecutors Monday at the Ecuadoran embassy in London in a twist in the long-running legal battle over a rape allegation against him. An Ecuadoran prosecutor will quiz the founder of the secret-spilling website at the red-brick building where he has been holed up …

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Audi software can distort emissions in tests, VW says

Audi cars during the company’s annual news conference. PHOTO: REUTERS Audi cars during the company’s annual news conference. PHOTO: REUTERS Audi cars with automatic transmissions have technology capable of distorting emissions when they are tested, Volkswagen said, as its luxury flagship is battling allegations over a reported discovery of a …

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Government, businessmen on collision course

KARACHI: Pakistan faces a complex situation. The industry wants protection against cheap imports while the government seeks to pursue more free trade agreements (FTAs) in a roundabout way to increase the country’s exports. It has become quite clear that Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir is not pleased with the business community …

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Lessons Pakistan can learn from the East Asian miracle

DELAWARE: Economists and policymakers have been paying a great deal of attention to the rapid development in South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan through the end of last century. Though a host of headwinds including demography, global stagnation, Asian financial crisis, and rise of emerging economies have already disturbed …

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Da’ish forms nexus with other groups

PESHAWAR: The deadly suicide bombing at the Shah Noorani shrine in Khudzar, which has been claimed by the Islamic State, also known by its Arabic acronym Da’ish, shows the threat is not perceived, it’s very much real. Former interior minister Rehman Malik said on Sunday that he had spoken about …

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