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Pakistan’s political soap opera puts its economy on the ropes – East Asia Forum

Author: Shuja Nawaz, Atlantic CouncilPakistan is on the edge of defaulting on its financial obligations. In 2022, climate change led to severe floods in the country and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affected food and energy supply chains. Both events exacerbated Pakistan’s economic difficulties. But volatile politics have hamstrung any coherent government response.Pakistan is simultaneously trying […]

Pakistan’s Imran Khan sentenced to three years in prison, arrested – Al Jazeera English

Former prime minister calls for protests after court finds him guilty of selling state gifts received during visits abroad.Police have arrested Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan in the eastern city of Lahore after a court sentenced him to three years in prison for illegally selling state gifts.The 70-year-old cricketer-turned-politician was accused of misusing his […]

Pakistan is 'standing on the edge of darkness,' former leader Imran Khan says – NBC News

ProfileSectionstvFeaturedMore From NBCFollow NBC NewsThere are no new alerts at this timePakistan is “standing on the edge of darkness” as it struggles with political turmoil, violence and what some, including former Prime Minister Imran Khan, are calling “undeclared martial law.” “What is happening right now is a total dismantling of our democracy,” Khan told MSNBC’s […]

BD to Present at the 6th Annual Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference – Investor Relations – BD

United StatesLoginUnited StatesLoginPress ReleasesFRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced that it will present at the 6th Annual Evercore ISI HealthCONx Conference on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 8:20 am Eastern Time.The live webcast of BD’s presentation can be […]

Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter Travels to Pakistan and Bangladesh – United States … – Department of State

Official websites use .govSecure .gov websites use HTTPSPolicy IssuesCountries & AreasBureaus & OfficesAboutMissionHistoryAdministrativeLeadershipDirectoriesMedia NoteSeptember 25, 2023Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Rena Bitter will travel September 25 – October 2 to Islamabad, Karachi, and Dhaka. The Assistant Secretary will meet with embassy and consulate staff and observe consular operations, and she will meet with host […]

Devastating floods in Pakistan – UNICEF

Last updated: 25 August 2023One year after unprecedented floods ravaged Pakistan, millions of children still need humanitarian assistance and access to essential services.Many of the hardest-hit districts were among the most vulnerable in the country, where children already suffered from high malnutrition, poor access to water and sanitation, and low school enrollment. The loss of vital […]

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