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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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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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Pressuring Pakistan is Counterproductive, Sherry

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Responding to President Trump’s policy announcement on Afghanistan yesterday, Senator Sherry Rehman, VP of the Pakistan Peoples Party has said that it is both disturbing and disappointing to hear a repeat of Pakistan being pressured to do more to stabilise Afghanistan. “After years …

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Trump gives a go-ahead to boost deployment in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cleared the way for the deployment of thousands more US troops to Afghanistan Monday, backtracking from his promise to rapidly end America’s longest war, while pillorying ally Pakistan for offering safe haven to “agents of chaos.” In his first formal address …

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Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan: report

WASHINGTON -UNS : US President Donald Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan, a Foreign Policy report said. The FP report quoted an unnamed US official saying that Trump’s new strategy for Afghanistan would change the U.S. relationship with Pakistan significantly. “The …

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US CentCom chief General Joseph visits Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: United States Delegation headed by General Joseph L. Votel, Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) visited North Waziristan Agency today, ISPR reported. The delegation was briefed about Pak Army’s operations in NWA and about Pak-Afg border security mechanism through enhanced surveillance measures. The …

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Pak,US security cooperation,efforts towards regional stability will continue: Army Chief

RAWALPINDI -UNS: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday highlighted the importance Pakistan accords to its relations with US, particularly security cooperation and efforts towards regional stability and said Pakistan has undertaken operations against terrorists of all hue and colour. This, …

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Over forty percent of Americans want Trump impeached: poll

NEW YORK: Over Four out of every 10 Americans now support the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, a new poll has found. A survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that 40 percent of Americans “including almost 75 percent of Democrats and …

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US Policy for Pakistan, Afghanistan still under review: State Deptt

WASHINGTON -UNS : Trump administration is still reviewing its policy on Afghanistan and Pakistan and that was the reason behind acting Assistant Secretary of State Alice Wells’ recent trip to South Asia, State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said on Thursday. During a press briefing held …

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Xi urges Trump not to worsen situation

UNS/BBC – China’s President Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump and North Korea to avoid “words and actions” that worsen tensions, state media say. Mr Trump and North Korea have been exchanging hostile rhetoric, with the US president threatening to rain “fire and fury” on …

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