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Rebel rockets kill 19 in Aleppo, hit hospital BEIRUT: Rockets fired by insurgents killed 19 people and hit a hospital in government-held parts of Aleppo city on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday. State-run Syrian news channel Ikhbariya said three women were killed and 17 more people wounded at the al-Dabit maternity clinic. The Syrian army said in a statement the attack was part of a widespread assault by insurgent groups in Aleppo on Tuesday and that it was responding. The army statement said the attack was at "a time when international and local efforts are being made to shore-up the (cessation of hostilities agreement) and to implement calm in Aleppo". The Observatory said the hospital had been heavily damaged. In rebel-held parts of Aleppo, the Observatory said there had been three air strikes, citing information of an unconfirmed number of people killed. The Observatory said 279 civilians have been killed in Aleppo by ...

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C$ weakens from 10-month high as oil falls TORONTO: The Canadian dollar hit a 10-month high on Tuesday but then fell against its US counterpart as lower oil prices and a sell-off in stocks weighed on the risk-sensitive commodity-linked currency.Oil fell as rising output from the Middle East and North Sea renewed concerns about global oversupply while weak Chinese factory activity worsened the demand outlook. US crude prices were down 0.58 percent to $44.52 a barrel.European financial stocks fell after a string of ...

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Pakistan's modest economic recovery continues: WB ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's fast-growing remittances, rising investments under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) have supported economic growth of the country, World Bank's latest report said.According to Banks latest report Pakistan's modest economic recovery would continue.However, growth remains well below the 5.5 percent target envisaged in Pakistan's Annual Plan and the South Asia average of 7.5 percent, the Banks report on Pakistan said.Pakistan growth, the bank said is expected to pick up to 4.5 percent from ...

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RECORDER REPORT-PSX close of day KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed higher on Tuesday having 34921.86 points with a positive change of 354.34 and volume of 130,017,040 shares.High and Low were 34925.42 and 34474.49 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 197,758,810 shares with 331 total traded companies out of which 167 were up 141 were down and 23 were unchanged. COMMERCIAL BANKS was the top traded sector with total traded volume of 36,081,900 shares. It was ...

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Highlights of PM's address at Bannu public gathering ISLAMABAD: The public gathering in Bannu turned a package of development projects announced by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif besides a show of solidarity demonstrated by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman.- The large gathering attracted supporters of both Pakistan Muslim League-N and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam(F) - Nawaz Sharif donned traditional turban as a symbol of honour associated with the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa culture - The stage was covered with an array of green and white baloons depicting ...