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Pakistan’s first-ever woman foreign secretary takes charge

Islamabad: Tehmina Janjua on Monday assumed charge as Pakistan's new foreign secretary, becoming the first woman in the history of the country to assume...

Refugees, migrant children and women to Europe suffering abuse: UN

Geneva: Refugee and migrant children and women are suffering widespread physical and sexual violence and abuse on perilous journeys from North Africa to Italy,...

Trump, Trudeau create committee to deal with issues of working women

Washington: US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday announced the creation of a bilateral committee that will deal with...

Changes to regulations will see age increased for dependent child

Ottawa:The Government of Canada has published regulatory changes to increase the maximum age of a dependent child which will allow more families to stay...

Chinese to become world’s top online shoppers

Beijing: Chinese are more likely to shop online than consumers from any other country, according to the latest survey by the International Post Corporation,...

Federal budget includes measures to encourage modern skills, retraining

By Kristy Kirkup, Ottawa: Finance Minister Bill Morneau's federal budget Wednesday spelled out part of the federal government's policy playbook when it comes to...

Merkel to meet Putin over Syrian war, Ukraine crisis

Moscow: German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, as Berlin-Moscow relations remain stuck at a low over the Ukraine...

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