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US Takes Back 9 Helicopters from Pakistan

The United States has taken back which gave nine rotary-wing helicopters to Pakistan’s Interior Ministry for anti-terror and recon operations at Pak-Afghan border in the year 2002, sources said. The choppers had been used during the Balochistan operation and different anti-narcotics operations, according to sources. Reports suggest that U.S. has …

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23 Killed in Somalia Bombings

Two car bombs killed at least 23 people in Somalia‘s capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility. A suicide car bomb was rammed into a hotel, Nasahablod Two, about 600 meters from the presidential palace, and then armed militants stormed the building, police said. …

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Pakistan’s ISI Has Links to ‘Terrorist Groups’ – Top U.S. General

In a separate Senate hearing on Tuesday, the top U.S. military officer said that he believed Pakistan’s main spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) directorate, had ties to militant groups. U.S. officials have long been frustrated by what they term Pakistan’s unwillingness to act against militant groups including the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani …

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Negotiating With North Korea A Waste Of Time: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program would be a waste of time. “I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man,” he said, referring to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. …

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United Nations Passes New Sanctions Against North Korea

The United Nations Security Council passed new sanctions against North Korea but refrained from imposing the harshest options the White House proposed following a month of antagonistic military action by the regime of Kim Jong Un. The unanimous decision to impose the new penalties follows North Korea’s recent nuclear test …

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BRICS Voices Concern Over Violence Caused by Terror Groups in Afghanistan

BRICS nations have expressed concern over the security situation in the region including Afghanistan and violence caused by terror groups like Taliban, Haqqani Network, Daesh and Pakistan-based LeT and JeM. In a declaration, BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) called upon all nations to adopt a comprehensive approach in combating terrorism, including countering …

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Russia: U.S. closure of diplomatic sites a ‘blatantly hostile act’

Moscow denounced the American decision to close three Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States as a “blatantly hostile act” that violated international law and demanded Washington reverse the order. The United States has ordered the closure of the Russian consulate in San Francisco and two buildings housing trade missions …

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