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  • Indian cricket tycoon Lalit Modi declares 'war', rattles Modi govt

    NEW DELHI: Pressure is growing on India's foreign minister and a top member of the ruling party over help they gave to a disgraced cricket tycoon, as the first major scandal to touch Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government begins to threaten his reform agenda...

    Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has faced days of scrutiny for her ties to Lalit Modi, scion of an industrial family who almost singlehandedly turned the Indian...

  • ‘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]...

  • Modi govt plans 1965 war carnival

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rightwing Hindu nationalist government has ordered India’s armed forces to organise a ‘carnival’ to mark 50 years of a war with Pakistan in 1965, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday...

    “From September 1 to September 23 this year, on days coinciding with the duration of the war, the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force have been directed to organise tableaux, exhibitions, processions, public...

  • Modi’s war

    FRUSTRATED by Pakistan’s refusal to bow to Indian diktat, encouraged by its strategic partnership with the US, alarmed by the renewed revolt in India-held Jammu and Kashmir and humiliated by the killing of 18 Indian soldiers in Uri, Narendra Modi is on the path of war against Pakistan...

    He has vowed to “isolate” Pakistan, support Baloch separatists, dam Pakistan’s rivers and conduct “surgical strikes” against Pakistan...

  • Putin, Modi talk up trade at Russia’s economic showcase

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian premier Narendra Modi looked to bolster declining trade Thursday, as the defiant Russian strongman sought to burnish a fragile recovery at the Kremlin’s economic showcase despite tensions with the West...

    Among the deals Modi and Putin oversaw on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe was the inking of an agreement for Moscow to build two more...

  • Modi seeks to repair Russia ties on Europe tour

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek to repair India's drifting partnership with Russia when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, amid wariness over Moscow's renewed interest in New Delhi's backyard, analysts say...

    The two countries enjoyed a 70-year alliance forged during the Cold War, when the Soviet Union was India's largest trading partner, diplomatic ally and main arms supplier, providing everything from...

  • Nawaz, Modi to rendezvous in Russia

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are set to meet on the sidelines of a security summit in Russia on July 10, NDTV reported...

    Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah last week said the two leaders may meet on the sidelines of the summit, but added there had been no formal contact between the two leaders regarding such a meeting...

  • Nawaz, Modi to meet in Russia on July 10: FO

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Ufa, Russia...

    Both premiers will be meeting on the sidelines of the summit which will be held in Russia on July 9 and 10, an FO source said...

  • Putin, Modi talk up trade at Russia's economic showcase

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Premier Narendra Modi looked to bolster declining trade Thursday, as the defiant Russian strongman sought to burnish a fragile recovery at the Kremlin's economic showcase despite tensions with the West...

    Among the deals Modi and Putin oversaw on the third leg of the Indian leader's four-nation tour of Europe was the inking of an agreement for Moscow to build two more reactors at a nuclear...

  • 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...

  • Russia claims killing of IS 'minister of war' in Syria

    Russia claimed on Friday to have killed several top commanders of the militant Islamic State (IS) group in an air strike in Syria, including the US-trained “minister of war” who has a $3 million bounty on his head...

    Gulmurod Khalimov, who is known as the IS group's minister of war and the highest-ranking defector from ex-Soviet Tajikistan, suffered a “fatal injury,” it added...

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