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Pak to get USD 4 billion from friendly countries to shore up reserves: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail

Islamabad, Jul 17 (PTI) Pakistan is likely to get USD 4 billion from friendly countries this month to bridge a gap in foreign reserves highlighted by the International Monetary Fund,…

India delivers consignments of medical supplies to Sri Lanka: Official

Colombo, Jun 5 (PTI) India on Sunday delivered consignments of essential medicines to a hospital in Sri Lanka to bridge the shortage of medical supplies in the island nation amidst…

Cash-strapped Pakistan gets USD 8 billion in financial support from Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, May 1 (PTI) Saudi Arabia has agreed to provide Pakistan with a "sizeable package" of around USD 8 billion to help the cash-starved country bolster dwindling forex reserves and…

Saudi gives Yemen money, urges peace talks after Yemen presidential council announced

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Thursday welcomed the Yemeni president's decision to transfer his powers to a new presidential council, urged the body to start negotiations with the Houthi…

‘From our heart’: Taiwan rejects China’s criticism over Ukraine aid

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's foreign minister on Friday strongly rejected criticism of its relief efforts for Ukraine from China, saying the aid came "from our heart" and was not an…

China says Taiwan ‘taking advantage’ of Ukraine as island sends more aid

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China's government on Wednesday lambasted Taiwan's humanitarian aid for Ukraine and sanctions on Russia as "taking advantage of other's difficulties" after the island announced it was sending…

UK’s Johnson sets out six-point response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged other leaders on Saturday to join a six-point plan to respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, ranging from humanitarian support to…

World Bank readies $350 million Ukraine disbursement, pledges more support

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The World Bank Group on Saturday said it is readying a $350 million disbursement to Ukraine that the group's board will consider by the end of March as…

India sends fifth consignment of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

New Delhi, Feb 19 (PTI). India on Saturday delivered 2.5 tons of medical assistance and winter clothing to Afghanistan as part of its humanitarian aid to the war-torn country. It was…

Ukrainian troops hold drills with US missiles as military aid shipments continue

YAVORIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian troops on Friday trained at the Yavoriv military base in western Ukraine, using anti-tank missiles, launchers and other military hardware delivered by the United States…

Sweden boosts Ukraine aid by $5 million

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden said it would give Ukraine 50 million Swedish crowns ($5.4 million) over three years to support economic development, dialogue and general resilience in south and east…

Tonga goes into lockdown; COVID cases not at international aid port – official

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two COVID-19 cases in wharf workers in tsunami-hit Tonga were at a different wharf to that used by foreign naval ships delivering aid, a…