Amazon and Visa settle dispute

Visa cards will continue to be accepted at Amazon stores and websites globally US online retailer Amazon has finally resolved a months-long dispute with Visa over the credit card giant’s fees. The agreement means that Amazon customer ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Pak’s federal agency arrests ex-Evacuee Trust Property Board chief over land ‘fraud’ case

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 17 (ANI): Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested former chief of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader, Asif Akhtar Hashmi, in a land fraud case ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
To face down Russia, Canada to lend Ukraine $393 million

OTTAWA, Canada — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada will lend Ukraine up to $393 million to help as it faces a possible Russian invasion, adding that it would provide $6.29 million in equipment and ammunition. "The goal ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Balochistan Student Union hits out at Pakistan government over targeting of political activists in province

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 17 (ANI): The Baloch Students Union in its statement has said that targeting political voices and putting obstacles in the peaceful political activities is beyond comprehension, according to Pakistan’s vern ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Powerful storms batter Germany

Severe weather and storm surge warnings are still in effect, while some parts of Hamburg are now underwater In the early hours of Thursday morning, Storm Ylenia hit northern Germany, bringing with it wind speeds of up to 152 kilometers ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Can religion and faith combat eco-despair?

Scientists regularly study the ongoing degradation of Earth’s environment and track the changes wrought by a warming planet. Economists warn that intensifying disasters are harming people’s quality of life. And policymakers focus on craf ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Massive inflation in Pakistan could result in demand destruction: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 17 (ANI): The massive rise in inflation in Pakistan could result in demand destruction and may create difficulties for the government to meet its tax targets, according to a media report. "With globa ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Sensex closes 105 points down in volatile trading; ICICI Bank, SBI dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 17 (ANI): The Indian stock markets benchmark Sensex closed 105 points down in volatile trading on Thursday as investors remained cautious over Russia-Ukraine tensions. The 30 stock SP BSE Sensex c ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
ATP roundup: Top four seeds roll into quarters at Doha

Canadian Denis Shapovalov defeated Alex Molcan of Slovakia 6-4, 6-0 Wednesday to lead a parade of top seeds into the quarterfinals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open at Doha, Qatar. The top-seeded Shapovalov needed just 53 minutes to dispatc ...

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Thursday, 17 February 2022
Luxury escapes in your mind? Chartering a yacht or Desert safari in Dubai could prove the best option

New Delhi [India], February 16 (ANI/ATK): If you are looking for a luxury escape for your next dream holiday, Dubai could be an ideal destination for you. The city of the world’s most renowned hotels, malls, desert safari, and marine adv ...

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Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Thousands of Afghan allies waiting on US visas media

The US visa program has yet to review thousands of applications from Afghanistan allies, a New York Times report has revealed Fewer than 2,000 of the 43,000 applications submitted through the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ hu ...

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Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Report: Cowboys paid $2.4M to settle cheerleaders’ voyeurism claims

The Dallas Cowboys spent $2.4 million to settle claims of voyeurism made by members of the cheerleading squad against a senior team executive, ESPN reported Wednesday. The report, based on documents obtained by ESPN and people with kno ...

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Wednesday, 16 February 2022