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Time to Visit the Spectacular Red Beach

August 17, 2017 | General

PANJIN, Liaoning, Aug. 17, 2017/Xinhua-AsiaNet/– The second edition of “Red Beach Cup” International Youth Art Festival kicked off on August 14 in the Red Beach National Scenic Corridor, a spectacular tourist attraction located in the northeastern Chinese city of Panjin. …

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‫آستانہ 2017ء ایکسپو میں چین کے پویلین میں ہائنان کے موضوع کا دن

August 17, 2017 | General, Urdu

آستانہ، قزاقستان، 16 اگست 2017ء/سن ہوا-ایشیانیٹ/– “تیانیا ہائی جیاؤ آئیں جہاں سال بھر بہار ہوتی ہے؛ تیانیا ہائی جیاؤ آئیں جہاں اوپر بلندیوں اور نیچے گھاٹیوں میں پھول اور پھل ہیں۔” 14 اگست 2017ء کو ہائنان کے نغموں اور رقص

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ACLU: Psychologists Behind CIA Interrogation Program Settle Torture Case

August 17, 2017 | Business

Two psychologists who helped design an interrogation program used by the CIA in the U.S. war on terror have settled a lawsuit brought on behalf of three former detainees.

Terms of the settlement were not disclosed but attorneys for the …

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Pakistan Railway Revival Clashes With Shanty Towns

August 17, 2017 | Legal & Politics

KARACHI, PAKISTAN After many false starts, plans to resurrect a railway in Pakistan's teeming metropolis of Karachi are moving ahead with the help of Chinese cash. Not everyone is happy.

The Chinese-funded $2 billion project to revive Karachi Circular Railways …

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Analysts: Taliban Letter to Trump Is Tactic to Counter Pressure

August 17, 2017 | Entertainment

The Afghan Taliban's "open letter" to President Donald Trump calling for a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, is aimed at taking pressure off the group as Washington presses Pakistan to crack down on the allied Haqqani terror …

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Pakistan Slams US for Declaring Anti-India Kashmir Group as ‘Terrorist’

August 17, 2017 | General, Sports

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has criticized the United States for designating Hizbul Mujahideen, the largest militant group fighting Indian rule in the disputed Kashmir region, as a foreign terrorist organization.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Nafees Zakaria told reporters Thursday that Islamabad is disappointed …

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Trump, Security Team to Mull Strategic Options on Afghanistan

August 17, 2017 | Education

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration is nearing a decision on a strategy designed to end the war in Afghanistan, the longest conflict in U.S. history.

"We are coming very close to a …

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