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    Imran to meet Trump hoping to mend fences

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 02:46pm on July 19, 2019

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan travels to the United States on Sunday hoping the arrest of a militant leader with a $10 million US bounty...

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    Pakistan price squeeze hits middle income group, poor

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Prime minister Imran Khan’s government faces mounting pressure as rising prices and tough austerity policies under Pakistan’s latest bailout from the International Monetary Fund are...

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    Pakistan central bank raises key interest rate to 13.25pc

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 17, 2019

    Pakistan’s central bank raised its main policy rate by 100 basis points on Tuesday to 13.25 per cent, citing increased inflationary pressures and a likely...

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    WB orders Pakistan pay $6b to foreign minning co

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government...

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    Pak judge who jailed Nawaz sacked

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:25am on July 13, 2019

    A senior Pakistani judge was sacked on Friday following a scandal over blackmail claims relating to the jailing of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on...

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    IMF board approves $6b loan package for Pakistan

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    The International Monetary Fund executive board approved a three-year, $6 billion loan package for Pakistan on Wednesday to rein in mounting debts and stave off...

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    ‘Govt go-slow’, as Pakistan’s anti-corruption drive bites

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    An anti-graft crusade promoted by Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has led to swathes of arrests of politicians, but critics say the economy is suffering...

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    Pakistan says to get $3.4b in budgetary aid from ADB

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on June 17, 2019

    Pakistan will receive $3.4 billion in budgetary support from the Asian Development Bank (ABD), the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, as the government...

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    Watched by IMF, Pakistan targets steep rise in tax revenue

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on June 12, 2019

    Pakistan’s government targeted a sharp hike in tax revenues on Tuesday as it presented plans for next year’s budget, amid shouts and protests from opponents...

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    Pakistan okays flat tax on cigarettes, soft drinks

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Pakistan’s cabinet has approved a flat tax on all cigarette packets and soft drinks to try to plug a gaping budget deficit and discourage tobacco...

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