2017 July 05

Archive for July 5th, 2017

Pakistan Enhances Range of Controversial ‘Tactical’ Nuclear Weapon

July 5, 2017 |

ISLAMBABAD � Pakistan's military announced Wednesday that it has successfully undertaken a series of flight tests of its battlefield nuclear-capable NASR missile this week, enhancing the rocket's flight maneuverability and extending its range to 70 kilometers from 60.

This weapon …

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Afghanistan Accepts Pakistan’s Offer of ‘Coordinated’ Anti-Terror Operations

July 5, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN � Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to conduct coordinated, complementary security operations against terrorist groups on their respective sides of the shared border, officials confirmed Wednesday.

A high-powered U.S. bipartisan congressional delegation led by Senator John McCain mediated …

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U.S. Senators Call For New Strategy To Defeat Taliban In Afghanistan

July 5, 2017 |

A bipartisan delegation of U.S. senators visiting Afghanistan on July 4 called for a new strategy from the Trump administration to turn the tide against an increasingly strong Taliban insurgency and end the longest U.S. war.

The delegation, led by …

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Pakistan’s Sharif Arrives In Tajikistan For Two-Day Visit, Talks With Afghan President

July 5, 2017 |

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Dushanbe on July 5 for a two-day official visit to Tajikistan.

Tajik Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda and other government officials met Sharif at Dushanbe International Airport upon his arrival.

Sharif also was scheduled …

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President stresses to expedite process of tax refunds to small industries

July 5, 2017 |

President Mamnoon Hussain says the process of tax refunds to small industries should be expedited and they should be provided all necessary facilities to further strengthen the country's economy.

Talking to a delegation of Pakistan Electric Fan Manufacturers Association headed …

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Pakistan’s economic outlook improves significantly over last four years: PM

July 5, 2017 |

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday

said Pakistan's economic outlook had improved significantly over the last four years, which was globally acknowledged.

The prime minister expressed these views while meeting to Chairman of

Huaneng Group Cao Peixi, who along with …

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