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Indian Army is the most cowardly force in the world: AJK PM

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider said on Thursday that the Indian Army was the most cowardly force in the world. Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Farooq Haider said that since 1998 the Indian Army has been targeting …

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Gen Bajwa in Kabul to attend Defence Conference

KABUL-UNS : General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) has reached in Kabul, Afghanistan to attend Chief of Defence (CHOD) Conference, said Pakistan Army’s media wing on Tuesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and …

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Chinese extradition request puts crackdown on Uyghurs in the spotlight

By James M. Dorsey A Chinese demand for the extradition of 11 Uyghurs from Malaysia puts the spotlight on China’s roll-out of one of the world’s most intrusive surveillance systems, military moves to prevent Uyghur foreign fighters from returning to Xinjiang, and initial steps to …

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Palestinian leader seeks Russia’s backing over Jerusalem

MOSCOW (AFP) – Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas visits Russia on Monday in a bid to secure Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support following Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The Palestinian leader was set to visit Moscow two weeks after a visit by Israeli Prime …

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Over 71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash

Moscow -UNS : A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital’s Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said. The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in …

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IAF officer arrested for allegedly sharing information with ISI

An Indian Air Force (IAF) official was arrested on Thursday for sharing classified information with the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) after being “honey-trapped”, the Hindustan Times reported on Friday. Quoting M.M. Oberoi, a special commissioner of Delhi Police, Indian media reported that Group Captain Arun Marwaha, …

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Khaleda Zia behind the bar for five years

DHAKA: A court in Bangladesh sentenced opposition leader Khaleda Zia to five years in jail on Thursday after convicting the two-time former premier of embezzling money meant for an orphanage. Zia, leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), was found guilty of stealing $252,000 …

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US launches new air attacks against Taliban

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US bombers have struck multiple Taliban targets in a new air offensive over the past four days in far northeastern Afghanistan near the China and Tajikistan borders, the Southern Command said Tuesday. The strikes hit Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan province, “preventing …

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China supports Pakistan steps to combat terrorism

BEIJING -UNS: China says Pakistan government and military have taken a series of steps to combat terrorism and Beijing supports Islamabad in moving ahead with the relevant measures to ensure its domestic security and stability. This was stated by the Chinese foreign ministry’s spokesperson Geng …

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Pakistan’s intelligence, security experts visit India after two years

ISLAMABAD -UNS- A four-member Pakistani team of counter-terrorism and intelligence specialists visited New Delhi last week to attend a multilateral meeting, a media report said. The visit comes despite the soaring tensions between two South Asian neighbors amid ceasefire violations. The Indian Express quoting sources …

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