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Trump’s statement painful, humiliating for all Pakistanis, Imran Khan to CNN

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan said that hundred and fifty thousand North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and American troops have failed to tackle the small number of insurgents, going into Afghanistan which Pakistan is being accused of harboring. In an interview …

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Pakistan rejects US strategy: demands to eliminate terror sanctuaries on Afghan soil

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI The National Security Committee Thursday demanded an immediate US military effort to eliminate sanctuaries harbouring terrorists and miscreants on the Afghan soil and rejected the notion that India could be the net security provider in the South Asia region. The committee while …

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Janjua meets Chinese FM; discusses Afghan,regional issues

BEIJING -UNS – Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua currently on a visit to China called on the Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi today. The entire gambit of bilateral relations, regional, global issues, as well as the situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, were discussed. Foreign …

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Five killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: At least five people were killed and 42 others wounded when a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a police headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Wednesday, officials said. According to Reuters, the explosion struck a crowd of policemen and soldiers …

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US warns angry Pakistan on Afghan militant support

WASHINGTON: The United States warned an angry Pakistan on Tuesday that it could lose its status as a privileged military ally if it continues giving safe haven to Afghan militant groups. One day after President Donald Trump unveiled a new strategy to force the Taliban …

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Pakistan terms President Trump’s statement unrealistic, disappointing

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN Pakistan on Tuesday termed President Trump’s statement disappointing ,unrealistic and said that the US policy statement ignores the ground realities, enormous sacrifices rendered by the Pakistani nation in the war against terrorism. Taking note of the US President statement outlining elements of …

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Pakistan condemns Trump’s remarks, US policy review

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of federal cabinet in which the members condemned US policy review for South Asia and Afghanistan while expressing disapproval on President Donald Trump’s statements about Pakistan. The members of federal cabinet discussed the new …

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Trump’s new strategy morale boosting but not solution to Afghan crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump finally revealed his much-awaited strategy on Afghanistan on Monday evening for the solution of Afghan crisis and winning the 16-year lengthy war inherited from his predecessors Gorge W. Bush and Barrack Obama. The United States, supported by Britain, began its attack …

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Trump draws geopolitical battle lines in South Asia

By James M. Dorsey President Donald J. Trump has drawn battle lines in South Asia that are likely to have a ripple effect across Eurasia: a stepped-up war against the Taliban in Afghanistan, a tougher approach towards Pakistan’s selective support of militancy, and closer cooperation …

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China defends Pakistan after Trump criticism

BEIJING -UNS: China defended its ally Pakistan on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about Pakistan’s ‘safe havens’ for militants and warned it had much to lose by continuing to ‘harbor terrorists’, reported Reuters. Trump committed …

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