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US Centcom commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

US Centcom commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

The top American commander for the Middle East wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring Taliban and other insurgents over the normally quieter months of Afghanistan’s winter, and then quickly going on the offensive in the spring. It’s all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now […]

Gambhir wants 100 separatists killed for every slap on Indian soldier’s face

Gambhir wants 100 separatists killed for every slap on Indian soldier’s face

By News Desk NEW DELHI:  In a clear reference to a video clip of Indian security personnel being roughed up by a mob, allegedly in Indian Occupied Kashmir, Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir suggested on Thursday that for every slap on an Indian soldier face, at least 100 separatist’s lives must be taken, The Times of India (TOI) […]

OIC wants peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute: secretary general

OIC wants peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute: secretary general

The Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) is in agreement with Pakistan over peaceful resolution of the decades-old Kashmir dispute, the secretary-general of the Muslim bloc Dr Yusuf Ahmad Al-Othaimeen said Monday. Addressing a joint press conference alongside Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Dr Al-Othaimeen said the Kashmir issue was at the […]

Civil society wants judicial probe into KE ‘overbilling’

Civil society wants judicial probe into KE ‘overbilling’

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER KARACHI: As street protests broke out against excessive billing by K-Electric (KE) in different parts of the city, civil society organisations, labour and human rights activists on Saturday asked the Sindh High Court to appoint an independent judicial commission to investigate ‘overbilling’ and other issues related to the private power utility. […]

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the militant Islamic State (IS) group, the country’s top diplomat said Tuesday. Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed a recent call by US Gen John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan, for a few […]

Defence minister wants commission to probe Hussain Haqqani’s allegations

Defence minister wants commission to probe Hussain Haqqani’s allegations

Defence minister wants commission to probe Hussain Haqqani’s allegations News Desk Former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani (left) with former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger. Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif on Wednesday called for a parliamentary commission to investigate claims made by Hussain Haqqani in a March 10 op-ed published by the Washington […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger to make a comeback – and it has nothing to do with Hollywood

Arnold Schwarzenegger to make a comeback – and it has nothing to do with Hollywood

Arnold Schwarzenegger to make a comeback – and it has nothing to do with Hollywood By IANS PHOTO: FOX NEWS Former California Republican Governor and Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is reportedly considering a run for the US Senate in 2018, to replace Democratic Senate Dianne Feinstein. Grand Old Party (GOP) political insiders in California said […]

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

Late diagnosis of cancer leads to millions of people enduring needless suffering and premature death, and efforts to catch the disease earlier must be stepped up, the World Health Organization said on Friday. In a report launched ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4, the WHO said it wanted to improve chances of survival […]