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16 January, 2018 12:58 AM "Not Giving Up" On Pakistan Ties, Says Top US General

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump's administration, frustrated over Pakistan's failure to do more to combat militants, announced a plan to suspend up to roughly $2 billion in US security assistance. Brussels: The top U.S. military officer, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said on Monday he was committed to the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, which 31

15 January, 2018 11:34 AM Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls on US to `recognise reality` on Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal. Moscow: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday called on Washington to "recognise reality" on the Iran nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive. "We will continue 35

14 January, 2018 7:17 AM Israel Destroys Tunnel From Gaza It Says Intended For Attacks

Jerusalem: Israel said Sunday it used a combination of air strikes and other means to destroy a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into the country and continuing into Egypt. Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus said the tunnel belonged to Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and was intended for attacks as opposed to smuggling. He said he was not aware 64

14 January, 2018 6:39 AM South Korea And North Korea To Hold Working-Level Talks

The delegation, to be led by an official from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will be sent to hold talks on the prospects of North Korea sending its performance art group to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Seoul: North Korea and South Korea have agreed to hold working-level talks at the Tongil Pavilion on the North Korean side of the truce 34

14 January, 2018 1:40 AM Pakistan calls India 'sinister', threatens to start nuclear war

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday threatened to stir a 'nuclear encounter' with India. The statement comes a day Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat claimed India is ready to call Pakistan's "nuclear bluff". Earlier, Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor also warned of India against undertaking any misadventure. During a press conference 88

13 January, 2018 3:34 PM UAE violated our airspace, says Qatar

Qatar said on Saturday that a second United Arab Emirates (UAE) military jet had violated its airspace, prompting a new complaint to the UN. The plane was travelling from the UAE to Bahrain on January 3 when it flew over Qatar’s special economic zone “without prior authorisation”, the Foreign Ministry said. On Friday, Doha said it had lodged a protest 39

13 January, 2018 2:52 PM IS affiliate claims October Niger attack

The Islamic State’s Sahara offshoot has claimed that it carried out the October attack in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers and four Nigerien troops. The Mauritanian Nouakchott News Agency reported on Friday that the self-professed IS affiliate, Abu al-Walid al-Sahrawi, claimed responsibility for the October 4 attack about 200 km north of Niger’s 33

13 January, 2018 7:03 AM Trump gets 'excellent health' report from WH doctor

President Donald Trump’s White House physician says he is in “excellent health” after Trump received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital. He underwent a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book, and by his detractors, that he’s mentally unfit. Dr. Ronny Jackson, in a statement released by the White House 32

8 January, 2018 12:03 PM Pakistani newspaper’s New Year calendar features Hafiz Saeed

A photograph of the calendar featuring Hafiz Saeed was shared by a Pakistan-based journalist on Twitter. A Pakistani Urdu newspaper ‘Khabrain’ has sparked a row with its new year calendar. The calendar has become a talking point as it carries a photograph of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief and 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed. A photograph of the calendar 57

6 January, 2018 5:20 PM Pakistan buckles under US pressure, blacklists Hafiz Saeed's JuD, 71 other terror groups

The move comes days after the United States blocked $255 million military aid to Pakistan. NEW DELHI: Under pressure from the United States, Pakistan on Saturday blacklisted terror outfit Jamaat-ud Dawa (JuD), headed by 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. The move comes days after the United States blocked $255 million military aid to Pakistan 43