2017 July 30

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US Confirms Killing of Additional IS Leaders in July 11 Airstrike

July 30, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � U.S. military officials have confirmed the death of four additional senior Islamic State leaders in a July 11 airstrike in northeastern Afghanistan that also killed the top leader of the terrorist group.

The drone attack struck IS headquarters …

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Pakistan’s Parliament To Elect New PM On August 1

July 30, 2017 |

Pakistan's parliament will meet on August 1 to elect a new prime minister after the resignation of Nawaz Sharif.

Sharif resigned on July 28 shortly after the country's Supreme Court ordered his removal from office in connection with corruption charges …

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At Least 8 Killed In Crash In Northwest Pakistan

July 30, 2017 |

Pakistani police say at least eight people have been killed after a collision between a van and truck in the country's northwest.

Police said a speeding truck crashed into a van that was traveling from the city of Rawalpindi to …

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US Confirms Killing of Additional IS Leaders in July 11 Airstrike

July 30, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � U.S. military officials have confirmed the death of four additional senior Islamic State leaders in a July 11 airstrike in northeastern Afghanistan that also killed the top leader of the terrorist group.

The drone attack struck IS headquarters …

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Pakistan Set to Elect New Prime Minister Tuesday

July 30, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan's lawmakers will elect a new prime minister on Tuesday to replace ousted leader Nawaz Sharif, with ruling party stalwart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expected to become interim leader until Sharif's own brother is eligible.

The confirmation from parliament …

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Pakistan’s Northwest Region Continues its Struggle Against Terror Financing

July 30, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � Pakistan's restive northwest province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued directives to its administrative and security departments to make serious efforts to cut off the money supply of banned terror groups.

The provincial departments have been instructed to devise a …

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