2017 June 06

Archive for June 6th, 2017

British Police Name Third London Attacker

June 6, 2017 |

British authorities have named the third attacker in last week's terror attack in London as Youssef Zaghba, believed to be an Italian national of Moroccan descent.

Police said Zaghba, 22, was from east London and had not been a "subject …

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CPEC, stable macroeconomic environment to spur private investment in Pakistan: WB

June 6, 2017 |

The World Bank says successful completion of an IMF-supported program has helped achieve macroeconomic stability in the country.

According to the World Bank's June 2017 Global Economic Prospects, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and a stable macroeconomic environment will give a …

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Iran, Pakistan Crucial to al-Qaida’s Long-term Success

June 6, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � For many, the whereabouts and machinations of al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks until his death remain shrouded in mystery.

The terror mastermind had been on the run, trying to evade U.S. …

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Ghani to Allow Taliban Office if Afghan Peace Progresses

June 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has again invited the Taliban to peace talks at a mutually agreeable venue, promising the insurgents they eventually will be allowed to open a representative office if significant progress is made.

Ghani made the …

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Third London Attacker Named as British PM Faces Mounting Criticism

June 6, 2017 |

LONDON � British Prime Minister Theresa May is being forced to defend her past record as the country's interior minister, and the political architect of Britain's counter-terror system, as more details emerge of the three attackers and what security agencies …

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London Attackers Were Failed Clerk, Pastry Chef and Italian Man

June 6, 2017 |

LONDON � Details emerged Tuesday of the three London Bridge attackers: a Pakistan-born failed customer service clerk with links to one of Europe's most prolific hate preachers, a Moroccan pastry chef whose partner said he once went swimming rather than …

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Diplomats Plant Seagrass to Celebrate World Environment Day

June 6, 2017 |

To celebrate the June 5 World Environment Day, diplomats from more than a dozen foreign embassies and international organizations Monday joined the U.S. State Department to plant underwater seagrass in the Potomac River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.

Diplomats …

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Ghani Says More Than 150 Killed In Kabul Truck Bombing On May 31

June 6, 2017 |

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says that more than 150 people have died as a result of the massive tanker-truck bombing that struck a busy Kabul neighborhood during rush hour on May 31.

"More than 150 innocent Afghan sons and daughters …

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