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15 January, 2019 6:18 PM Pakistan may lose major non-NATO ally status, Bill introduced in US Congress

The bill was introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs in the House of Representatives. WASHINGTON: An influential US lawmaker has introduced a legislation in Congress to terminate the designation of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally. Introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Briggs, the resolution 73, introduced in the House of Representatives 104

15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 99

15 January, 2019 12:04 AM Trump Praises Brazil's New President Nicknamed "Trump Of South America"

Jair Bolsonaro is sometimes called "the Trump of the tropics" as an avowed enthusiast for the US leader. US President Donald Trump likes Brazil's controversial new leader Jair Bolsonaro -- especially his nickname. "They say he's the Donald Trump of South America, do you believe that?" Trump told a crowd at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention 53

14 January, 2019 6:20 AM 15 Dead After Military Cargo Plane Crashes In Iran

The Boeing cargo 707 that crashed in Iran was carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan, the army said. Iran's army said a cargo plane that crashed in Iran's Alborz province on Monday was a military plane and that 15 out of the 16 people on board had been killed, the semi-official Fars news agency reported. "A Boeing cargo 707 place carrying meat from Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan 56

12 January, 2019 4:25 AM Israel fires missiles over Damascus: Syria

The Syrian state news agency SANA as stating that one of the airport warehouses was hit during the attack. Damascus: Syria on Friday claimed that Israel has filed multiple missiles towards Damascus which triggered Syrian air defences that shot down most of them. Al Arabiya quoted the Syrian state news agency SANA as stating that one of the airport warehouses 45

11 January, 2019 5:31 PM US Has Begun Pulling Equipment, Not Troops From Syria: Official

The US military has started moving non-essential equipment out of Syria but it is not withdrawing troops for now, a defense official said Friday as the Pentagon sought to clarify an earlier statement. "We are not withdrawing troops at this stage," the official said on condition of anonymity. Earlier, US military spokesman Colonel Sean Ryan had said the US had begun 71

11 January, 2019 8:46 AM Philippines won't buy military equipment from US: Duterte

MANILA: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterete has said his country won`t buy any more weapons from the US after it threatened to impose sanctions on nations purchasing Russian military equipment, authorities said on Friday. In an address to soldiers in Bulacan province on Thursday night, Duterte said he would not agree to buy equipment from the US as it had been among 46

11 January, 2019 6:28 AM US begins withdrawing some military equipment from Syria

United states National Security Advisor John Bolton on Sunday contradicted Trump's decision, saying that Americans troops would remain in Syria until the last remmants of the Islamic State were defeated. Washington: The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by President Donald 102

10 January, 2019 1:19 PM Congress caused damage to armed forces, made defence sector den of middlemen: PM Modi

The people behind attacks on our defence procurement are often middlemen from the Congress era, PM Modi said. New Delhi: In yet another attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Congress has caused deep damage to Indian armed forces citing instances of alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland Chopper scam Christian Michel. "Many people 82

10 January, 2019 6:59 AM Mexico Finds 20 Bodies, 17 Of Them Burned, Near US Border

Mexico's Tamaulipas has become one of the most violent states in Mexico, convulsed by gangs fighting to control drug trafficking, extortion rackets and the exploitation of migrants. Mexican authorities discovered 20 bodies on Wednesday, 17 of them burned, near the city of Nuevo Laredo, close to the U.S. border, a security official said. Five burned vehicles 94