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Say what !! Stallone actually wished Tiger Shroff’s Rambo ‘Good Luck’?

It was officially announced recently that Tiger Shroff will be reprising Sylvester Stallone’s role in the Indian remake of Rambo. When the makers released the first look poster, it sent all Tiger fans’ into a tizzy. But what happened next stirred up few murmurs in the tinsel town and finally Stallone had to clarify his […] Source: Aaj Tv news

Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump arrive at the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology shortly before its inauguration in Riyadh on May 21, 2017 – AFF
 

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million to a women’s business fund supported by Ivanka Trump, daughter of the president who Monday wound up a visit to Riyadh.

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states on Sunday, during a meeting between Ivanka Trump and a group of Saudi women, a member of the US delegation said.

The idea of a fund providing microfinance to women in underdeveloped countries was floated by President Donald Trump´s daughter and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a conference in Berlin last month.

Kim said the donation along with other pledges from the United States and other countries will allow the World Bank to announce the creation of a $1-billion fund for women empowerment during the G-20 summit in July.

“This is really a stunning achievement. I´ve never seen anything come together so quickly,” he commented, according to the source.

The US president flew to Israel on Monday after a two-day stay in Saudi Arabia, which he chose for his first foreign trip since taking office in January.


Source: Geo News

Useful tips to prepare yourself for holy Ramazan approaching on Sunday

ISLAMABAD: As the holy month of Ramazan approaches, one has to take proper eating and drinking habits as this holy month is approaching in blistering heat of summer season. According to a health report on a news channel, fasting replenishes and detoxifies the body by removing toxins and gives a boost to the immune system,but […] Source: Aaj Tv news

Twenty kgs heroin recovered from PIA’s London bound flight

ISLAMABAD: Special Vigilance Team (SVT) here on Monday recovered 20 Kgs of heroin from flight of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) bound for London. “Further investigations are underway,” PIA’s news release while confirming the narcotic haul said. Meanwhile, Prime Minister’s Adviser on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan immediately ordered an enquiry into the matter with the […] Source: Aaj Tv news

Trump in Israel says 'rare opportunity' to bring peace to region


US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive aboard Air Force One at Ben Gurion International Airport in Lod near Tel Aviv, Israel – Reuters

TEL AVIV: US President Donald Trump spoke of a “rare opportunity” to bring stability to the region as he landed in Israel on Monday to seek ways to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.

Trump also hailed the “unbreakable bond” between the United States and Israel as he spoke at a brief ceremony at the airport in Tel Aviv after landing.

“On my first trip overseas as president, I have come to this sacred and ancient land to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between the United States and the state of Israel,” Trump said.

He said later: “We have before us a rare opportunity to bring security and stability and peace to this region and to its people, defeating terrorism and creating a future of harmony, prosperity and peace. But we can only get there working together. There is no other way.”

Trump will hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the day and travel to the occupied West Bank on Tuesday to meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Over two days, Trump is to meet separately with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and visit holy sites. On Monday in Jerusalem, he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

On his maiden foreign tour since taking office in January, Trump is already showing signs of fatigue from a packed schedule. He is on a nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe that ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily.

During a speech in Riyadh on Sunday, he urged Arab and Islamic leaders to do their share to defeat terrorism and extremism.

On Sunday night in Riyadh after a long day of events, many of them delayed, he skipped a “tweeps” forum for young people that was to be his last activity of the day, sending daughter Ivanka in his place.

Over the weekend, Trump received a warm welcome from Arab leaders, who focused on his desire to crack down on Iran’s influence in the region, a commitment they found wanting in the Republican president’s Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama.

The reception marked a contrast from his difficulties at home where he is struggling to contain a mushrooming scandal after his firing of former FBI Director James Comey nearly two weeks ago.

Long-stalled peace talks

Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians but has given little sign of how he could revive long-stalled negotiations.

When he met Abbas earlier this month in Washington, he stopped shortly of explicitly recommitting his administration to a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict, a long-standing foundation of US policy. Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission.

Trump has also opted against an immediate move of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a longtime demand of Israel.

A senior administration official told Reuters last week that Trump remained committed to his campaign pledge to ultimately relocate the embassy but did not plan to announce such a move while on his trip.

“We’re having very good discussions with all parties and as long as we see that happening, then we don’t intend to do anything that we think could upset those discussions,” the official said.

On Sunday, Israel authorized some economic concessions to the Palestinians that a Cabinet statement said “will ease daily civilian life in the Palestinian Authority after (Trump) who arrives tomorrow, asked to see some confidence building steps.”

In his speech attended by dozens of Arab and Islamic leaders, he toned down the harsh anti-Muslim rhetoric he had employed during the presidential campaign last year in favor of trying to gain cooperation against militancy.

“A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and drive out the extremists. Drive them out,” Trump said.

Trump will have visited significant homes of three major religions by his trip’s end, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, a point that his senior aides say is important in bolstering his argument that militancy is a battle between “good and evil.”


Source: Geo News

Trump arrives in Israel in search of revived peace process

File photo/AFP

RIYADH: After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump touched down in Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Over two days, Trump is to meet separately with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and visit holy sites. On Monday in Jerusalem, he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

On his maiden foreign tour since taking office in January, Trump is already showing signs of fatigue from a packed schedule. He is on a nine-day trip through the Middle East and Europe that ends on Saturday after visits to the Vatican, Brussels and Sicily.

During a speech in Riyadh on Sunday, he urged Arab and Islamic leaders to do their share to defeat terrorism and extremism.

On Sunday night in Riyadh after a long day of events, many of them delayed, he skipped a “tweeps” forum for young people that was to be his last activity of the day, sending daughter Ivanka in his place.

Over the weekend, Trump received a warm welcome from Arab leaders, who focused on his desire to crack down on Iran’s influence in the region, a commitment they found wanting in the Republican president’s Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama.

The reception marked a contrast from his difficulties at home where he is struggling to contain a mushrooming scandal after his firing of former FBI Director James Comey nearly two weeks ago.

Long-stalled peace talks

Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but has given little sign of how he could revive long-stalled negotiations.

When he met Abbas earlier this month in Washington, he stopped shortly of explicitly recommitting his administration to a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict, a long-standing foundation of US policy. Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission.

Trump has also opted against an immediate move of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a longtime demand of Israel.

A senior administration official told Reuters last week that Trump remained committed to his campaign pledge to ultimately relocate the embassy but did not plan to announce such a move while on his trip.

“We’re having very good discussions with all parties and as long as we see that happening, then we don’t intend to do anything that we think could upset those discussions,” the official said.

On Sunday, Israel authorized some economic concessions to the Palestinians that a Cabinet statement said “will ease daily civilian life in the Palestinian Authority after (Trump) who arrives tomorrow, asked to see some confidence building steps.”

In his speech attended by dozens of Arab and Islamic leaders, he toned down the harsh anti-Muslim rhetoric he had employed during the presidential campaign last year in favor of trying to gain cooperation against militancy.

“A better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and drive out the extremists. Drive them out,” Trump said.

Trump will have visited significant homes of three major religions by his trip’s end, Islam, Judaism and Christianity, a point that his senior aides say is important in bolstering his argument that militancy is a battle between “good and evil.”


Source: Geo News

JIT on Panama papers case submits initial report before SC

ISLAMABAD: Wajid Zia head of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing Panama papers case on Monday submitted 15-day progress report before the special implementation bench of the Supreme Court. A three-member special bench of the apex court headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan resumed hearing […] Source: Aaj Tv news

Rush hour in different countries like you’ve never seen it

The phrase ’’rush hour’’ is nothing new to people of Pakistan and we as a Karachiite have to deal with large masses of people and a huge congestion of cars every day. It doesn’t matter where you live; you’ll find rush hour in every country in the world. Bijing, China Venice, Italy Train attendants at work in Tokyo, Japan Dhaka, Bangladesh São Paulo, […] Source: Aaj Tv news

Trump, in Israel, says he has new reasons to hope for Middle East peace

JERUSALEM: U.S. President Donald Trump said in Israel on Monday he came away from a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia with new reasons for hope that peace and stability could be achieved in the Middle East. On the second leg of his first overseas trip since entering office, Trump is to hold talks separately with […] Source: Aaj Tv news

Pakistan will not permit its territory to be used against any country: COAS

RAWALPINDI: US Ambassador David Hale called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. According to US Embassy in Islamabad, General Bajwa said that Pakistan will not permit its territory to be used against any country. Ambassador Hale affirmed Pakistan’s role and great sacrifices in fight against terrorism.—Radio Pakistan
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