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  • Senior Taliban leader Mullah Rahmani dies of cancer

    The statement does not provide any further details or say where Rahmani died, although he has previously been identified as an office bearer of the Afghan Taliban...

    The former Taliban leadership council member was among Taliban leaders who were a part of peace talks facilitated by Pakistan, which Afghan government officials also participated in...

  • Refugee who made it returns with drone to halt drownings

    LESBOS: Standing on a pebbled beach on the Greek island of Lesbos, Mehdi Salehi searches for a good spot to set his drone loose...

    Fifteen years after fleeing his home to escape the Taliban, this drone expert wants to help others like him survive the perilous crossing of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas that has claimed thousands of lives...

  • White House unveils ‘Made in America’ week, though many Trump products are made overseas

    PISCATAWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey: President Trump, whose company outsources the manufacturing of many of its products to overseas factories, is unveiling “Made in America” week at the White House to promote products made in the United States...

    The week will begin on Monday (today) with a “Made in America product showcase” featuring crafts and other items created in each of the 50 states...

  • Pakistan against US drone deal with India: FO

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in his visit to Pakistan called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and discussed bilateral and regional issues, the FO said...

    He said Tillerson was apprised of India's alleged involvement in terrorism in Pakistan...

  • Pakistan downs Indian spy drone in AJK

    MUZAFFARABAD: The Pakistan Army on Friday said it had shot down an Indian ‘spy drone’ along the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as tensions continued to flare between the two countries amid unrelenting ceasefire violations at the heavily-militarised de facto border...

    “Indian quadcopter spying across LoC in Rakhchikri sector shot down by Pakistan Army shooters,” tweeted Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, Director General of...

  • Obama gave CIA 'secret waiver' for Pakistan drone strikes: report

    President Barack Obama secretly exempted the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from carrying out adequate intelligence-gathering missions in Pakistan before conducting drone strikes in the country...

    The Wall Street Journal quotes current and former United States (US) officials as saying President Obama made rules for the US drone programme stricter in 2013, but secretly approved a waiver allowing the CIA more flexibility when it...

  • Pakistan condemns drone strike in NWA

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday condemned Saturday’s drone strike that resulted in a number of casualties in Mana area of North Waziristan Agency...

    “We condemn such strikes which are a clear violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said in a statement issued here...

  • Pakistan military shoots down Indian 'spy drone'

    ISLAMABAD: An Indian spy drone has been shot down by Pakistani military forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Bhimber, Azad Kasmir, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement...

    According to the military, the drone had violated Pakistani airspace after which it was targeted by Pakistani forces and brought down for "violation of Pakistan's territorial integrity"...

  • Why drone blowback in Pakistan is a myth

    HUMAN rights organisations and even some former US military commanders argue that drone strikes inadvertently increase terrorism by exerting a “blowback” effect...

    Drone strikes kill more innocent civilians than terrorists, which radicalises affected populations and motivates them to join terrorist groups to retaliate against the United States...

  • Pakistan seeks UN rights body’s help on drone strikes

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has urged the UN Human Rights Council to respond to loss of lives, human rights violations and breach of its territorial sovereignty because of drone attacks...

    Speaking at a meeting of the council in Geneva, Pakistan’s permanent representative Tehmina Janjua pointed out that the drone strikes were also a violation of the UN charter and international law, including human rights and humanitarian law, said a press...

  • US drone attack violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty, says PM

    KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday criticised the drone strike which the US carried out in Balochistan a day earlier and said that a strong protest had been lodged with the US over the attack...

    Talking to reporters after his arrival in London for a medical check-up, he described the air strike in the Dalbandin area of Balochistan as a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty...

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