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  • Pakistan to maintain minimum nuclear deterrence: Aziz

    Addressing a seminar titled ‘Pakistan’s Non-proliferation Efforts and Strategic Export Controls’ hosted by the Institute of Strategic Studies, he said South Asia’s strategic stability has been negatively impacted by the policies that override the ....

    Addressing a seminar titled ‘Pakistan’s Non-proliferation Efforts and Strategic Export Controls’ hosted by the Institute of Strategic Studies, he said South Asia’s strategic stability has been negatively impacted by the policies that override the ....

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  • Siddhartha Dhar, the

    Nihad Barakat, a Yazidi teenager held as a sex slave by the group, was quoted as saying by the Independent that she was kidnapped and trafficked by Siddhartha Dhar, who is now based in Mosul, the group’s Iraqi stronghold. Dhar, a British Hindu who converted to ....

    Nihad Barakat, a Yazidi teenager held as a sex slave by the group, was quoted as saying by the Independent that she was kidnapped and trafficked by Siddhartha Dhar, who is now based in Mosul, the group’s Iraqi stronghold. Dhar, a British Hindu who converted to ....

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  • Pay if you want F-16s, US tells Pakistan

    “…while Congress has approved the sale, key members have made clear that they object to using Foreign Military Financing (FMF) to support it. Given congressional objections, we have told the Pakistanis that they should put forward national funds for that pu ....

    “…while Congress has approved the sale, key members have made clear that they object to using Foreign Military Financing (FMF) to support it. Given congressional objections, we have told the Pakistanis that they should put forward national funds for that pu ....

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  • Pak. is not a US colony, Trump told

     Pakistan has condemned US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s remark that he would ensure Pakistani physician Shakil Afridi, who has helped the US kill Osama bin Laden, is freed from jail within two minutes. Dr. Afridi, who is known in Pakista ....

     Pakistan has condemned US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s remark that he would ensure Pakistani physician Shakil Afridi, who has helped the US kill Osama bin Laden, is freed from jail within two minutes. Dr. Afridi, who is known in Pakista ....

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  • Britain braces for key mayoral polls

    May 5 will see polls for the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland devolved assemblies; mayoral contests in London, Liverpool, Salford and Bristol; local council elections in 2,743 seats in 124 councils; and police and crime commissioner elections in England and Wales. ....

    May 5 will see polls for the Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland devolved assemblies; mayoral contests in London, Liverpool, Salford and Bristol; local council elections in 2,743 seats in 124 councils; and police and crime commissioner elections in England and Wales. ....

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  • Situation very complex in Bangladesh: U.S.

    “It is a very complex situation on the ground,” State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner told reporters when asked about the series of killings of activists in Bangladesh. “What we’re asking for is that the government conduct an investigat ....

    “It is a very complex situation on the ground,” State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner told reporters when asked about the series of killings of activists in Bangladesh. “What we’re asking for is that the government conduct an investigat ....

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  • U.S. wants Pakistan to have dialogue with neighbours

    “We do believe, frankly, that Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours and with the region — frankly, there’s been some ups and downs, but we believe it’s trending towards greater dialogue to resolve differences. We want to see that continu ....

    “We do believe, frankly, that Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours and with the region — frankly, there’s been some ups and downs, but we believe it’s trending towards greater dialogue to resolve differences. We want to see that continu ....

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  • ‘India not competing with China in the Pacific’

    In an interview to the Post Courier, a newspaper here, he said “India doesn’t see itself in competition with any other country in this regard”, after talking of maritime security, terrorism and piracy being major concerns to India and Papua New Guinea. ....

    In an interview to the Post Courier, a newspaper here, he said “India doesn’t see itself in competition with any other country in this regard”, after talking of maritime security, terrorism and piracy being major concerns to India and Papua New Guinea. ....

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  • China says Japan ties should be based on cooperation, not confrontation

    China, the world's second-largest economy, and Japan, the third-largest, have a difficult political history, with ties strained by the legacy of Japan's World War Two aggression and conflicting claims over a group of uninhabited East China Sea islets. Ties ha ....

    China, the world's second-largest economy, and Japan, the third-largest, have a difficult political history, with ties strained by the legacy of Japan's World War Two aggression and conflicting claims over a group of uninhabited East China Sea islets. Ties ha ....

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  • Trump rhetoric reaches tech capital California

     Home to more than 10 million migrants, California has more immigrants than any other State in the U.S. The State, where several tech giants are headquartered, houses one in four of the foreign-born people in the U.S. Further, 19 per cent of all Indian immigrants live ....

     Home to more than 10 million migrants, California has more immigrants than any other State in the U.S. The State, where several tech giants are headquartered, houses one in four of the foreign-born people in the U.S. Further, 19 per cent of all Indian immigrants live ....

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