Business & Finance - Part 2

Category: Business & Finance

Dead Fish Prompt Pakistan Drinking Water Tests

July 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Authorities in Pakistan's capital are investigating the water in the city's main reservoir after tons of dead fish were found in a lake on the city's outskirts.

Police officer Imran Haider says Saturday samples of water and dead …

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American, Afghan Forces Intensify Anti-IS Fight in Afghanistan

July 13, 2017 |

WASHINGTON/NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN � As the Islamic State terror group loses ground in Iraq and Syria, U.S. and Afghan forces are stepping up their attacks on the group's offshoot in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

The U.S. military, in coordination with Afghan …

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US Drone Strike Reportedly Killed 4 Key IS Commanders

July 12, 2017 |

NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN/WASHINGTON �

A suspected U.S. drone strike has reportedly killed four key Islamic State commanders in eastern Afghanistan, a provincial security official in Nangarhar said.

The drone strike late Tuesday � which has not been immediately confirmed by the …

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US Drone Strike Reportedly Killed 4 Key IS Commanders

July 12, 2017 |

NANGARHAR, AFGHANISTAN/WASHINGTON �

A suspected U.S. drone strike has reportedly killed four key Islamic State commanders in eastern Afghanistan, a provincial security official in Nangarhar said.

The drone strike late Tuesday � which has not been immediately confirmed by the …

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Many Organizations Banned in Pakistan Thrive Online

July 11, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � It's dusk. The shadows of three men brandishing assault rifles welcome the reader to the Facebook page of Lashkar-e-Islam, one of 65 organizations that are banned in Pakistan, either because of terrorist links or as purveyors of sectarian …

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Hindu Pilgrims Shot, Killed in Kashmir

July 10, 2017 |

At least six Hindu pilgrims were fatally shot by suspected militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said Monday.

The victims were among nearly 50 people traveling on an annual pilgrimage when their vehicle was attacked by what local police suspect were …

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US Raises Pressure on Kashmir Militants Fighting India

July 9, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � The U.S. State Department has declared Syed Salahuddin, the Pakistan-based chief of Hizbul Mujahideen, as a "global terrorist," and imposed new sanctions aimed at suppressing his organization, one of the major militant groups fighting against Indian rule in …

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Once a US Ally, Pakistan Now Looks to China, Russia

July 8, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � Once a key ally in the U.S. war on terrorism, Pakistan finds itself increasingly isolated from Washington amid allegations that it harbors more than a dozen terrorist groups. Instead, it has been steadily cozying up to China and …

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Once a US Ally, Pakistan Now Looks to China, Russia

July 8, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � Once a key ally in the U.S. war on terrorism, Pakistan finds itself increasingly isolated from Washington amid allegations that it harbors more than a dozen terrorist groups. Instead, it has been steadily cozying up to China and …

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Facebook Meets With Pakistan Government After Blasphemy Death Sentence

July 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan's interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.

The meeting comes after a Pakistani counter-terrorism court sentenced a 30-year-old man to death for …

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Facebook Meets With Pakistan Government After Blasphemy Death Sentence

July 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan's interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.

The meeting comes after a Pakistani counter-terrorism court sentenced a 30-year-old man to death for …

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Facebook Meets With Pakistan Government After Blasphemy Death Sentence

July 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan's interior minister on Friday to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.

The meeting comes after a Pakistani counter-terrorism court sentenced a 30-year-old man to death for …

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