2017 July 19

Archive for July 19th, 2017

Gunmen Kill 4 Members Of Shi’ite Family In Pakistan

July 19, 2017 |

Gunmen have shot and killed four members of a Shi'ite family and their driver in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said.

Local police officials said the drive-by shooting took place on July 19 in the town of Mastung, about …

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Pakistan, India Trade Claims Over Cease-fire Violations

July 19, 2017 |

Pakistan says India's border forces opened fire Wednesday in the divided Kashmir region in violation of a mutual cease-fire truce, killing a soldier and two civilians.

The unprovoked Indian military action has critically injured two soldiers and wounded five civilians, …

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Afghan, Pakistani Women Push for Role in Peace Talks

July 19, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Prominent women rights defenders from Afghanistan and Pakistan have jointly called on their governments to push for the inclusion of women in any peace negotiations aimed at easing bilateral tensions and resolving an increasingly deadly Afghan conflict.

The two …

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US Report: Islamic State, Iran Still Top Terror Concerns

July 19, 2017 |

WASHINGTON Terror attacks and terror-related deaths trended downward last year although efforts to degrade the Islamic State terror group as well as Iran's network of state-sponsored terror groups did little to diminish their capabilities.

In its annual report on global …

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Pakistan, India Trade Claims Over Cease-fire Violations

July 19, 2017 |

Pakistan says India's border forces opened fire Wednesday in the divided Kashmir region in violation of a mutual cease-fire truce, killing a soldier and two civilians.

The unprovoked Indian military action has critically injured two soldiers and wounded five civilians, …

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US Report: Islamic State, Iran Still Top Terror Concerns

July 19, 2017 |

WASHINGTON Terror attacks and terror-related deaths trended downward last year although efforts to degrade the Islamic State terror group as well as Iran's network of state-sponsored terror groups did little to diminish their capabilities.

In its annual report on global …

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Afghan, Pakistani Women Push for Role in Peace Talks

July 19, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Prominent women rights defenders from Afghanistan and Pakistan have jointly called on their governments to push for the inclusion of women in any peace negotiations aimed at easing bilateral tensions and resolving an increasingly deadly Afghan conflict.

The two …

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Afghan, Pakistani Women Push for Role in Peace Talks

July 19, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Prominent women rights defenders from Afghanistan and Pakistan have jointly called on their governments to push for the inclusion of women in any peace negotiations aimed at easing bilateral tensions and resolving an increasingly deadly Afghan conflict.

The two …

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Gunmen Kill 4 Members Of Shi’ite Family In Pakistan

July 19, 2017 |

Gunmen have shot and killed four members of a Shi'ite family and their driver in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said.

Local police officials said the drive-by shooting took place on July 19 in the town of Mastung, about …

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Uighur Activists: Detained Students Moved to Cairo Prison

July 19, 2017 |

LONDON � Egyptian authorities transferred scores of detained students from China's Uighur community to a massive prison complex in Cairo on Wednesday for interrogation alongside Chinese officials, students and activists from the ethnic minority said.

Egypt appears to be assisting …

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