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Population of Pakistan soars to 207 million with 2.4% annual growth

Population of Pakistan soars to 207 million with 2.4% annual growth

The sixth population census in Pakistan, conducted by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) earlier this year after a gap of almost two decades, reveals an acceleration in the population growth rate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Balochistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), even as growth in Punjab and Sindh has slowed compared to previous results.


Briton charged with terrorism offences in Turkey

Briton charged with terrorism offences in Turkey

Gabriel said, "as a country we can not tell people what to do" but warned about the risks of arrest in Turkey. 'It is absolute nonsense. Aaron Stein, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, told Business Insider that Mattis will probably tell Ankara that United States support for the YPG is merely "tactical" and that Washington DC "will try to mitigate [their] security concerns" by helping take out PKK leaders.


Millions of Americans Tolerate neo-Nazi Views, Poll Finds

Millions of Americans Tolerate neo-Nazi Views, Poll Finds

One in ten believe it's acceptable to hold neo-Nazi views, a shocking new poll has revealed. President Trump lied about how he responded to last week's white supremacist event in Charlottesville and blamed the media for the rise of racists and neo-Nazis in a rambling, nearly 90-minute speech Tuesday in Phoenix.


Qatar restores its diplomatic relation with Iran despite demands by Arab nations

Qatar restores its diplomatic relation with Iran despite demands by Arab nations

The statement did not mention any dialogue on the Gulf crisis. Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain and Maldives severed ties with Qatar in June, accusing it of supporting terrorism. Iran also renewed its criticism of the Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia over the crisis, part of the two Mideast powers' long-running conflict. Diplomats' visits may take place in the first week of September after the Hajj, an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca , which will be ...


US Mounting Pressure on IAEA over Inspection of Iran's Military Sites

US Mounting Pressure on IAEA over Inspection of Iran's Military Sites

On the campaign trail, now-President Donald Trump railed against the agreement that lifted sanctions on Iran in exchange for halting the Islamic Republic's nascent nuclear development. Resolution 2231 was adopted on July 20, 2015 to endorse the nuclear deal , itself reached between Iran and the US, Russia, China, France, Britain, and Germany on July 14, 2015.


Trump pardons longtime Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

Trump pardons longtime Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio

Trump hinted at pardoning Joe Arpaio , former Maricopa County sheriff convicted of criminal contempt in a case involving harassment of the county's Latino population. The former sheriff thanked Trump for the pardon, calling his original conviction a political witch hunt. "Transgender Ban & Arpaio pardon on the same day, hiding behind the news of Hurricane Harvey", tweeted House of Cards creator Beau Willimon.