2017 September 15

Archive for September 15th, 2017

US Drone Strike Kills 3 Suspected Terrorists in Pakistan

September 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD An American drone attack in a remote northwestern border region of Pakistan has killed at least three suspected militants and injured another, said tribal and local security sources.

U.S. officials rarely acknowledge drone strikes on Pakistani soil, but if …

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Leverage in Cambodia Key Question for US, EU

September 15, 2017 |

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA Radio Free Asia has joined the ranks of media outlets shuttered under the now almost blanket smothering of an independent press in Cambodia, as U.S. and European diplomatic efforts have failed, so far, to halt the county's …

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Pakistani Official Says Three Killed In Suspected U.S. Drone Strike

September 15, 2017 |

A regional official in Pakistan says a suspected U.S. drone strike targeting a house used by militants has killed three people in the northwest of the country.

Baseer Khan Wazir, senior administrator of the Kurram tribal district along the border …

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Pakistani Supreme Court Rejects Challenges To Ruling That Ousted Ex-PM Sharif

September 15, 2017 |

Pakistan's Supreme Court has rejected petitions for a review of a decision it made on July 28 that disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from office over allegations of corruption.

The five-judge panel on September 15 dismissed the petitions from …

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US: Nuclear Ban Treaty Undermines International Security

September 15, 2017 |

GENEVA A senior U.S. arms control official said Friday that Washington would never become a party to the treaty banning nuclear weapons because the accord undermines international security and does nothing to resolve threats posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons …

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TURKEY TO CONTINUE UNCONDITIONAL COOPERATION TO MAKE PAKISTAN ECONOMICALLY & SECURITY-WISE STRONG: ERDOGAN

September 15, 2017 |

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul.

Turkish President said that his country wants to see Pakistan politically, economically as well as security-wise fully strengthened and will continue its unconditional cooperation.

Shahbaz …

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China, Russia, India Intensify Role in Afghanistan to Fight Homegrown Militants

September 15, 2017 |

BEIJING A decision by the BRICS nations to name and denounce specific terrorist organizations in Afghanistan, Pakistan and elsewhere is sparking debate among academics and analysts in China.

Earlier this month, the group, comprised of Brazil, Russia, India, China and …

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Pakistani Official Says Three Killed In Suspected U.S. Drone Strike

September 15, 2017 |

A regional official in Pakistan says a suspected U.S. drone strike targeting a house used by militants has killed three people in the northwest of the country.

Baseer Khan Wazir, senior administrator of the Kurram tribal district along the border …

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Leverage in Cambodia Key Question for US, EU

September 15, 2017 |

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA Radio Free Asia has joined the ranks of media outlets shuttered under the now almost blanket smothering of an independent press in Cambodia, as U.S. and European diplomatic efforts have failed, so far, to halt the county's …

Read More

US Drone Strike Kills 3 Suspected Terrorists in Pakistan

September 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD An American drone attack in a remote northwestern border region of Pakistan has killed at least three suspected militants and injured another, said tribal and local security sources.

U.S. officials rarely acknowledge drone strikes on Pakistani soil, but if …

Read More