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  • ‘Pakistan’s cold war has its roots in World War II’

    Indeed, what else are we to make of his proposition that having moved to protect and preserve Pakistan [quoting Henry Kissinger] the United States has now launched a seemingly devilish scheme to undo Pakistan”...

    Former ambassador Hilaly added that Mr Sadiq also spoke about how the Pakistan-India rivalry was not exclusive to the two countries but now included — China, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, the US and Russia...

  • War against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future: Air Chief

    PESHAWAR: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Monday visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) camp Badaber and said that the war against terrorism is the war for Pakistan’s future...

    “The enemies of Pakistan should remain cognisant of the fact that no one can shake our resolve,” said ACM Sohail Aman, while addressing a gathering of PAF airmen during his visit to the PAF base...

  • If breaks out, Pakistan-India war may spiral into a world war, warns Khurshid

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah has warned that a full-scale war between Pakistan and India, if takes place, is bound to turn into a third world war and cause a huge loss of life and massive destruction in the region...

    Speaking to the media at his residence here on Friday, Mr Shah ruled out possibility of a war between the two countries observing that [Indian Prime Minister Narendra]...

  • War crimes likely by both sides in 2014 Gaza war: UN

    GENEVA: Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year's Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said Monday, decrying “unprecedented” devastation and human suffering...

    The Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict announced it had received “credible allegations” that both sides had committed war crimes during the conflict, which killed more than 2,140 Palestinians, most of...

  • The war on terror and the terror of war

    A world where war has seeped into human hearts, silently and sinisterly, manifesting itself through the most trivial of human emotions...

    A world where the most refreshing air smells of gunpowder, and war hymns can be heard in the most silent of spaces...

  • Decade of Syria war has killed nearly 500,000 people: war monitor

    A decade of war in Syria has left nearly half a million people dead, a war monitor said on Tuesday, in a new toll that includes 100,000 recently confirmed deaths...

    The war monitor has since confirmed an additional 105,015 deaths following months of documentation efforts supported by its network of sources on the ground...

  • Bangladesh sentences 2 more to death in 1971 war crimes

    NEW DELHI: A special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced two more men to death after finding them guilty of killing, kidnapping and looting during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971...

    Bangladesh says Pakistani soldiers, aided by local collaborators, killed 3 million people and raped 200,000 women during the nine-month war...

  • Bangladesh upholds war crimes death sentence of top Islamist

    DHAKA: Bangladesh's highest court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence against the second highest ranked Islamist leader for war crimes during the country's battle for independence, paving the way for his hanging...

    Mujahid, general secretary of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party, Jamaat-i-Islami, was found guilty in 2013 of five charges including murder and torture, a ruling that sparked deadly nationwide protests by his...

  • Bangladesh seeks death penalty for Jamaat leader over war crimes

    DHAKA: The Bangladesh government on Tuesday filed a review petition with the Supreme Court seeking the death penalty for a top religious leader convicted of war crimes during the 1971 war...

    A war crimes tribunal set up in 2010 has sparked violence and drawn criticism from opposition politicians, including leaders of the Jamaat-i-Islami party, that it is victimising Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's political opponents...

  • Bangladesh Jamaat leader loses final appeal against execution for war crimes

    DHAKA: Bangladesh's top court on Tuesday rejected a final appeal by a leader of religious Jamaat-i-Islami party against a death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence, lawyers said, meaning he could be hanged at any time...

    In March, the Supreme Court had upheld the death penalty for Mir Quasem Ali, 63, a media tycoon and key financier of Jamaat, for murder, confinement, torture and incitement to...

  • Bangladesh's Jamaat-i-Islami leader faces imminent hanging over 'war crimes'

    DHAKA: A wealthy tycoon who was a chief financier for Bangladesh's largest religious party refused on Friday to seek presidential clemency against his death sentence, an official said, paving the way for his imminent execution by hanging...

    Mir Quasem Ali, a key leader of the Jamaat-i-Islami party, was sentenced to death by a controversial war crimes tribunal for offences committed during the 1971 independence conflict...

  • Bangladesh sentences three militiamen to death for 1971 'war crimes'

    DHAKA: A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Monday sentenced three militia members to death for carrying out killings and other serious crimes in the country during the 1971 war between India and Pakistan...

    The accused men were members of the Al Badr militia group which the Bangladesh government say, collaborated with the Pakistani army to commit genocide in country's Jamalpur district in 1971...

  • Bangladesh hangs top Jamaat financier for 'war crimes'

    DHAKA: Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest religious party on Saturday for alleged war crimes, the country's law and justice minister said...

    Mir Quasem Ali, a key leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at a high security prison outside the capital Dhaka after he was convicted of offences committed during the 1971 war, Anisul Huq told AFP...

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