2017 August 10

Archive for August 10th, 2017

Pakistan Plans State Funeral For German Nun Who Helped Eradicate Leprosy

August 10, 2017 |

Pakistan is planning a rare state funeral to honor Ruth Pfau, a German-born nun who helped the Southeast Asian country wipe out leprosy.

Pfau, 87, who was referred to by many as Pakistan's Mother Theresa, died on August 10 at …

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Skepticism Abounds as Pakistani Terrorists Move into Politics

August 10, 2017 |

A Pakistani group designated by the United States as a terrorist organization has announced it is forming a political party to make Pakistan "a real Islamic and welfare state."

The group Jamaat-ud-Dawa has been listed as a sponsor of terrorism …

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Pakistan Plans State Funeral For German Nun Who Helped Eradicate Leprosy

August 10, 2017 |

Pakistan is planning a rare state funeral to honor Ruth Pfau, a German-born nun who helped the Southeast Asian country wipe out leprosy.

Pfau, 87, who was referred to by many as Pakistan's Mother Theresa, died on August 10 at …

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Skepticism Abounds as Pakistani Terrorists Move into Politics

August 10, 2017 |

A Pakistani group designated by the United States as a terrorist organization has announced it is forming a political party to make Pakistan "a real Islamic and welfare state."

The group Jamaat-ud-Dawa has been listed as a sponsor of terrorism …

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Hard-pedaling Soft Power, China Helps Launch $13B Belt and Road Rail Project in Malaysia

August 10, 2017 |

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday on a $13 billion rail project linking peninsular Malaysia's east and west, the largest such project in the country and a major part of Beijing's Belt and Road infrastructure push.

The …

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Frustrated with Trump, McCain Unveils Afghan War Strategy

August 10, 2017 |

WASHINGTON In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, Arizona Sen. John McCain declared Thursday that "America is adrift in Afghanistan" as he unveiled a war strategy of his own that includes more U.S. combat forces and greater counterterrorism efforts.

McCain, …

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