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US invited to invest in CPEC, says Pak

US invited to invest in CPEC, says Pak

Khan's commerce advisor Razak said: "The US has shown interest in (Pakistan's) energy, oil and gas, agriculture and food processing". China has committed to invest over USD 60 billion in Pakistan as part of the CPEC under which it planned to build a number of special economic zones.

India has objected to the CPEC as it is being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Coronavirus: Democratic White House hope

Coronavirus: Democratic White House hope

Democratic White House hopefuls are seizing on President Donald Trump's delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it the latest evidence of his incompetence and warning that the crisis may only deepen as a result. But some experts and Democrats warn that the candidates risk exacerbating a public health crisis if they go too far...

Antonio Guterres says Mahatma Gandhi's

Antonio Guterres says Mahatma Gandhi's

Expressing sadness over the violence in Delhi, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that Mahatma Gandhi's spirit is needed more than ever as it is essential to create conditions for a true community reconciliation. Guterres has expressed sadness over the casualties following the protests in Delhi, and called for maximum restraint and for violence...

Tokyo Disney parks closing for two weeks

Tokyo Disney parks closing for two weeks

The operator of Tokyo's two Disney resorts, Disneyland and DisneySea, said Friday the parks would be closed for around two weeks on fears over the outbreak of the new coronavirus. "Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea have decided to proceed with an extraordinary closure from Saturday February 29, 2020, through Sunday...