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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Phil Ochs’ legacy

    Among the American singers-songwriters of his generation, Phil Ochs was the fiercest critic of his country’s foreign policy...

    Phil would have been thrilled, but by then he hadn’t been around for quite a while...

  • ‘Death of Phil Hughes was tragic accident’

    SYDNEY: The death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was a “tragic accident” and not a result of a failure to enforce the rules of the game or inadequate safety equipment, the New South Wales (NSW) Coroner’s Court ruled on Friday...

    Hughes was hit on the back of the neck by a rising delivery when playing for South Australia in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Nov 25, 2014
  • Republican administration to maintain close ties with Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: If elected, the Trump administration in the US would continue to treat Pakistan as an important ally in a sensitive region, says the Republican election manifesto released at the party convention...

    The manifesto, called the party platform in the United States, regards a working relationship with Pakistan as necessary for US interests and gives it a prominent position in its plans for the South Asian region...

  • Trump administration might extend visa suspension to Pakistan

    An official with the Trump administration has hinted that the recent suspension imposed on travel from seven Muslim countries might be extended to other countries, including Pakistan...

    “You can point to other countries that have similar problems like Pakistan and others - perhaps we need to take it further,” said Priebus...

  • Trump administration’s attempt at humiliating Pakistan unlikely to work: ex-US envoy Olson

    The Trump administration's attempt at “humiliating and penalising” Pakistan for allegedly failing to take decisive action against militant groups hostile to the US is unlikely to work, former American ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson has argued, warning that Islamabad has greater leverage over Washington than is usually perceived...

    “Pakistan, like most countries, reacts very badly to public attempts to force its hand...

  • Trump administration, not Pakistan, enabled Afghan Taliban takeover: US Senator Chris Van Hollen

    US Senator Chris Van Hollen said on Tuesday that the Trump administration had enabled the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan, as he vindicated Pakistan, which he said had released three top Taliban commanders on the then US government's request to push forward the Afghan peace process...

    The senator, a Maryland Democrat who was born in Karachi, argued at the first senate hearing on the US withdrawal from Afghanistan that it was in...

  • Three political administration officials killed in South Waziristan

    PESHAWAR: Three political administration officials were killed in a blast Monday in South Waziristan's Raghzai area...

    South Waziristan is among Pakistan’s seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with homegrown insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban and Al Qaeda operatives, among others...

  • S. Waziristan administration contests Dawn report

    PESHAWAR: The political administration of South Waziristan Agency acknowledged on Wednesday that unknown elements had circulated pamphlets late last month warning people against holding “cultural and social activities” like music and dance...

    “A few ‘criminal-minded’ people who were not representing the tribes or will of the people in Wana held a meeting to ban certain social activities,” said an official statement issued by the...

  • Sindh CM asks local administration to provide space for Edhi Foundation’s office in Thatta

    The Hyderabad commissioner told the chief minister that the local administration of Thatta did not seal the Edhi centre; it was closed on the orders of the court...

    During the press conference, Faisal had said that the Thatta welfare centre, spread over an area of 1,000 square yards, had been locked by the local administration upon a court’s order in a property dispute with a private person...

  • Trump administration opposes curtailing war powers

    President Donald Trump's top military and diplomatic aides told US lawmakers on Monday that the administration was not seeking new authority for conducting military operations in the world's hot spots...

    “Repealing the 2001 and 2002 AUMFs would only cause unnecessary policy and legal uncertainty, which could lead to additional litigation and public doubt,” Mattis added...

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