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Women should play constructive role in their societies, says Hina Bhatti — first ever Pakistani woman to enter in Belgian politics

OOSTENDE: Hina Bhatti, the Pakistani origin politician in Belgium is recently elected as president of Oostende city council large city of western Flanders province. Interestingly, she is the first Pakistani woman ever in Belgium to hold that high political office. Bhatti while speaking exclusively with the Media said that Pakistani …

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TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

NEW YORK: Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies. The London-based startup said on Tuesday that it had developed a Facebook Messenger “chatbot,” or an automated program that …

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Trump comment about immigration ‘problems’ baffles Sweden

STOCKHOLM/WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Sweden experienced an immigration-related security incident prompted a baffled response from the Scandinavian country on Sunday as diplomats asked for an explanation and citizens responded with amusement. Trump, who in his first weeks in office has tried to sharply tighten US borders on …

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Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport

Mosul: U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul’s airport, on the second day of a ground offensive on the jihadists’ remaining stronghold in the western side of the city. Federal police and elite interior ministry units known as Rapid Response are leading …

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