2017 August

Archive for August, 2017

Trump Unveils ‘Path Forward’ on Afghanistan

August 21, 2017 |

WHITE HOUSE After years of deriding the U.S. war in Afghanistan as a complete waste, President Donald Trump on Monday explained why he now believes it is in the U.S. interest to remain committed to the South Asian country.

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Trump Unveils ‘Path Forward’ on Afghanistan

August 21, 2017 |

WHITE HOUSE After years of deriding the U.S. war in Afghanistan as a complete waste, President Donald Trump on Monday explained why he now believes it is in the U.S. interest to remain committed to the South Asian country.

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Pakistan Arrests Christian Teenager On Blasphemy Charges

August 21, 2017 |

Pakistani police say they have arrested a Christian teenager on blasphemy charges in the eastern province of Punjab.

Local police official Pervez Iqbal said on August 20 that 18-year-old Asif Massih is accused of burning pages of the Koran.

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Trump Unveils ‘Path Forward’ on Afghanistan

August 21, 2017 |

WHITE HOUSE After years of deriding the U.S. war in Afghanistan as a complete waste, President Donald Trump on Monday explained why he now believes it is in the U.S. interest to remain committed to the South Asian country.

In …

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Pakistani Christian Minor Detained for Allegedly Burning Quran

August 21, 2017 |

Police in a southern Pakistan city have detained a Christian minor on blasphemy charges for allegedly burning pages of the Quran, the Muslim holy book.

Asif Massih was arrested shortly after a complaint was issued Sunday, a police official told …

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Trump Sidesteps Afghan Troop Announcement, Warns Pakistan Over Terrorist ‘Safe Havens’

August 21, 2017 |

U.S. President Donald Trump has sidestepped an announcement on U.S. troops levels in Afghanistan during a major address to the nation and warned Pakistan over its alleged support for extremist groups in the region.

Trump backtracked from his campaign pledge …

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Mattis Tight-Lipped on New Afghan Strategy

August 20, 2017 |

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is satisfied with the process the Trump administration went through to formulate its new strategy for Afghanistan, but he declined to provide details.

Speaking in Amman, Mattis said he will not talk about …

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Mattis Tight-Lipped on New Afghan Strategy

August 20, 2017 |

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he is satisfied with the process the Trump administration went through to formulate its new strategy for Afghanistan, but he declined to provide details.

Speaking in Amman, Mattis said he will not talk about …

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BISP’S NATIONAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC REGISTRY IS NATIONAL ASSET: MARVI

August 20, 2017 |

Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme Marvi Memon says there is no split in PML-N.

Talking to media persons in Jacobabad on Sunday, she said everyone is free to hold independent views within the party.

She said BISP's National Socio-Economic Registry …

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FEDERAL GOVT APPROVES WATER SUPPLY PROJECT FOR THAR COAL FIELD

August 20, 2017 |

The federal government has approved a water supply project for Thar Coal Field at a cost of over twelve point seven billion rupees.

A spokesman of Sindh government told Radio Pakistan Hyderabad's correspondent Tariq Mehmood that under the scheme a …

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Afghanistan’s Special Operations Forces Transition from Division to Corps

August 20, 2017 |

Afghanistan's elite Special Operations Forces officially transitioned from a division to a corps, as part of a four-year security plan aimed at vastly improving the country's security forces.

Today, it is a special day because the success you all have …

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Suspect Raising Money for IS Granted Bail in Pakistan

August 20, 2017 |

An anti-terrorism court in Peshawar has granted bail to a suspect allegedly involved in generating funds for the so-called Islamic State in Pakistan's northwestern region.

Earlier this month security forces arrested Zahid Ullah, a resident of Peshawar on suspicion of …

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