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Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/1/2022 10:49:05 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly sounds out ambassadors to Egypt on their countries’ outlook for COP27

Business - Markets & Companies
10/26/2022 7:56:25 PM
The government of Egypt has made significant strides over the past few years in terms of digital transformation, especially with regards to e-payment services, and has enabled more and more businesses to enter the financial sector, said Visa Group Country Manager and Senior Vice President for North Africa, Levant and Pakistan (NALP) region Leila Serhan.

COP27 - Climate change
10/17/2022 1:52:10 PM
More than half of the flood victims in Pakistan's worst-hit Sindh province have returned to their homes over the past three weeks as the waters there gradually receded, officials said Monday.

World - International
10/17/2022 12:04:36 PM
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan won six of eight national assembly seats he stood for in a weekend by-election, unofficial results showed Monday, a vote he has called a referendum on his popularity.

World - International
10/15/2022 6:25:09 PM
Pakistan pushed back Saturday against a comment by President Joe Biden in which he called the South Asian country ``one of the most dangerous nations in the world.''

COP27 - Climate change
10/6/2022 3:30:40 PM
Pakistan's foreign minister on Thursday said that about 50% of the water has receded in the country's worst-hit southern Sindh province, raising hopes that farmers will be able to sow wheat in a first step toward returning to a normal life.

COP27 - Climate change
10/4/2022 4:17:14 PM
Alarmed by a surge in disease, the United Nations is asking for five times' more international aid after deadly floods in Pakistan left millions of survivors homeless and at rising risk of waterborne diseases and other ailments.

COP27 - Climate change
10/3/2022 10:40:42 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged the world to act at the upcoming pre-COP27 climate talks in DR Congo against what he called "a life-or-death struggle for our own safety today and our survival tomorrow."

World - Region
9/30/2022 2:52:06 PM
The United Nations will seek $800 million more in aid from the international community to respond to the soaring life-saving needs of Pakistani flood survivors, a UN official said Friday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/29/2022 10:59:52 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi held on Thursday a phone call with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to offer condolences to victims of his country's devastating floods, the Egyptian presidency announced.

World - International
9/28/2022 3:06:10 PM
Pakistan's foreign minister wants the world to engage the Taliban, warning of dangerous consequences if Afghanistan's rulers are again isolated.

World - International
9/27/2022 9:34:44 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday defended military sales to Pakistan after withering criticism from growing US partner India, which considers itself the target of Islamabad's F-16 planes.

COP27 - Climate change
9/27/2022 10:45:16 AM
Pakistan's new prime minister stepped onto the U.N. podium and faced world leaders, ready to spin a tale of floods and climate change and more than 33 million people at risk. Shahbaz Sharif began: ``As I stand here today to tell the story of my country ...''

World - International
9/26/2022 5:41:37 PM
Like every year, Arz Mohammed had planted his little patch of land in southern Pakistan with cotton. The crop would earn him enough so that, as he puts it, his family of five wouldn’t be reduced to begging. Then came the deluge.

COP27 - Climate change
9/26/2022 1:55:23 PM
Pakistan's catastrophic floods have led to renewed calls for rich polluting nations, which grew their economies through heavy use of fossil fuels, to compensate developing countries for the devastating impacts caused by the climate crisis.

World - International
9/25/2022 2:15:06 PM
The World Bank said it will provide about $2 billion in aid to Pakistan, ravaged by floods that have killed more than 1,600 people this year, the largest pledge of assistance so far.

World - International
9/21/2022 1:23:22 PM
Devastating floods in Pakistan's worst-hit province have killed 10 more people in the past day, including four children, officials said Wednesday as the U.N. children's agency renewed its appeal for $39 million to help the most vulnerable flood victims.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
9/20/2022 11:50:54 PM
Pakistan alone has suffered an estimated $30 billion in climate-related damage this year, but the industrialised countries are still not living up to their responsibility to provide assistance.

World - International
9/17/2022 7:55:56 PM
The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a ``second disaster`` in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases.

World - International
9/15/2022 10:46:11 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and leaders from India and Central Asian nations headed to Uzbekistan on Thursday for a summit of a security group formed by Beijing and Moscow as a counterweight to U.S. influence.

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