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Egypt signs $300 million deal with World Bank to support infrastructure projects

Egypt signed on Saturday a $300 million agreement with the World Bank to back infrastructure projects through the Sustainable Rural Sanitation Services program.

The agreement was inked by Egyptian Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr and World Bank Group Vice President …

U.S. Envoy Briefs Afghan Leaders On Peace Effort After Meeting Taliban

The U.S. envoy on an Afghanistan peace initiative has met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in Kabul, a day after he held talks in Qatar with Taliban leaders.

Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born U.S. adviser and …

Report: US Envoy, Taliban Meet in Qatar

The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan peace efforts met with Taliban representatives in Qatar on Friday as President Donald Trump’s administration pushed to find a way to end the 17-year-old Afghan war, the Wall Street Journalreported.

The Journal, citing a person …

Pakistan Stock Exchange remains bearish on Thursday

The Pakistan Stock Exchange was bearish today (Thursday).

The KSE-100 Index closed today (Thursday) at 38398.30 points as compared to 38792.09 points on the last working day with a negative change of 393.79 points.

The total turnover was 134,604,420 as …

U.S. Envoy For Afghanistan Visits Pakistan In Bid To Further Peace Process

Washington’s new envoy tasked with pursuing a peaceful settlement of Afghanistan’s 17-year war is visiting Pakistan to seek help from Islamabad’s new government in bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table, the U.S. Embassy said.

Zalmay Khalilzad, a former U.S. …

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt (END) Wildlife Trafficking Report 2018

Today the U.S. Department of State submitted the second annual report to Congress as required by the Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016 (the END Wildlife Trafficking Act).

Wildlife trafficking is a serious transnational crime that threatens …