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Turkey needs religious constitution, parliament:Speaker

INSTUMBLE -UNS : Overwhelmingly Muslim Turkey needs a ‘religious’ constitution and secularism should be dropped from the country’s new charter, parliament’s speaker said, marking a potential rupture with the modern republic’s founding principles. The ruling AK Party, which has roots in political Islam, is pushing …

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India,Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks in New Delhi

BY MONA KHAN ISLAMABAD: Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed met his Indian counterpart Dr S.Jaishankar in New Delhi on Tuesday and underscored Pakistan’s commitment for friendly relations with all its neighbours including India in line with the vision of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Aizaz Chaudhry …

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Obama to send more special forces, troops to Syria

HANOVER: President Barack Obama said Monday the US would send up to 250 more special forces and other military personnel to Syria to help rebels fight the militant Islamic State (IS) group. Obama was in Germany for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, and both later …

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PTI MPA killed over political rivalry, TTP claim false: KP police

MINGORA -UNS : Malakand police on Monday claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) minority MPA Soran Singh was killed over political rivalry, and the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) claim to have killed him is false. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Malakand Azad Khan in a press conference claimed …

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150 militants killed in Afghanistan

KABUL -UNS: In Afghanistan, at least 150 militants were killed and wounded during a series of operations in various districts of Nangarhar province. Briefing newsmen in Jalalabad, Brig Gen Mohammad Nasim Sangin said in the security operations began about two weeks ago so far seven …

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US-Daesh: Responsibility for those you tamed

US President Barack Obama presided over a meeting of the National Security Council in the Ministry of Defence where he made a statement on the fight against Daesh (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization). Are the Americans really going to review their anti-terrorism strategy? …

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‘China-Pakistan economic corridor to be extended to Red Sea,Africa’

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD : Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed to extend China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) to Red Sea and Africa.   This was agreed in a meeting between Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal  Engr Adil Al Faqih, Saudi Minister for Economic …

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Miandad for setting PCB affairs right

KARACHI -UNS : Former skipper and ace batsman Javed Miandad said anyone including Najm Sethi who fail to produce results, should be sent home. The former test cricketer said cricket was once a game of gentlemen, but not so now. Controversies have come to rule …

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Saudi unveils far-reaching plan to move away from oil

RIYADH -UNS/AFP : Saudi Arabia said Monday it would create the world’s largest wealth fund and sell shares in state energy giant Aramco as it unveiled a vast plan to transform its oil-dependent economy. The announcement of the long-term reform programme, dubbed “Saudi Vision 2030″, …

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Iran threatens US with legal action over frozen funds ruling

TEHRAN -UNS : Iran threatened Monday to take legal action in the International Court of Justice against the United States if $2 billion in frozen funds are “diverted” to compensate victims of attacks. On Thursday, Tehran said the US Supreme Court’s decision to deduct $2 …

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