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  • Saudi crown prince heads for Pakistan amid India tensions
    on 17/02/2019 at 5:39 am

    The trip comes days after a suicide bomber killed 40 Indian paramilitary police in the Kashmir region. New Delhi has accused Pakistan of having a hand in the bombing and vowed to punish Islamabad, which denies involvement. […]

  • Heather Nauert withdraws her nomination for US Envoy to UN
    on 17/02/2019 at 4:47 am

    State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said on Saturday she has withdrawn her nomination for the prestigious position of US Ambassador to the United Nations. […]

  • Saudi crown prince seeks contracts and allies on Asia tour
    on 17/02/2019 at 3:27 am

    Mohammed bin Salman, widely known as "MBS", is expected to stay in Pakistan until Monday. After Pak, MBS will travel to India, where he will meet PM Modi and Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan. He is expected to finish the trip with a visit to China on Thursday and Friday. Two shortstops initially scheduled for Sunday and Monday in Indonesia and Malaysia were postponed. […]

  • EU flags come down in Brexit Britain
    on 17/02/2019 at 2:03 am

    Flying Colours, which makes flags for Britain's royal palaces, has seen EU flag orders drop by 90 percent since the country voted to leave the bloc in 2016. "We've certainly seen a fall," Andy Ormrod, director of the factory in North Knaresborough in Yorkshire, told AFP. […]

  • Afghan Taliban likely to meet Saudi crown prince in Pakistan: Sources
    on 17/02/2019 at 1:50 am

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  • Iranians cry 'revenge' at funeral of suicide bomb victims
    on 16/02/2019 at 5:29 pm

    Tens of thousands of Iranians called for "revenge" on Saturday at the funeral of 27 Revolutionary Guards killed in a suicide attack perpetrated by jihadists that Tehran accuses Pakistan of supporting. […]

  • US tells European Union to recognise Guaido as Venezuela president
    on 16/02/2019 at 11:28 am

    In a speech at the Munich Security Conference, US vice president Mike Pence said Guaido, who has declared himself interim leader and has won US and international support to replace Nicolas Maduro, deserved that "the rest of the world" recognise him, and called Maduro a dictator who must step down. […]

  • Trump confident about his second summit with Kim, says it will be "very successful one"
    on 16/02/2019 at 10:13 am

    The two leaders had met on June 12 last year in Singapore for the first summit. Trump described his first-ever historic meeting with Kim as "really fantastic" and said they had agreed to sign an unspecified document after their "very positive" summit, aimed at normalising ties and complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. […]

  • India-Singapore to sign pact for skilling Indians in aviation
    on 16/02/2019 at 9:44 am

    National Skill Development Corporation of India's (NSDC) Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council in collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic and a Singapore-based private sector firm will signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on February 22 to establish skill development centers. […]

  • Iran asks Pakistan to move against militants who killed 27 Guards
    on 16/02/2019 at 9:00 am

    “If Pakistan does not carry out its responsibilities, Iran reserves the right to confront threats on its borders ... based on international law and will retaliate to punish the terrorists,” Revolutionary Guards commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA. […]

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  • Security cover of separatist leaders withdrawn
    on 17/02/2019 at 6:18 am

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  • Azhar ordered terror strike from Pak army hospital
    on 16/02/2019 at 8:47 pm

    Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar had released an audio message in a feeble voice to the terror outfit's members asking his men to avenge the death of his nephew Usman, who was killed by security forces in Oct last year in Tral. As many as 60 Jaish terrorists are operating in Kashmir of which 35 are from Pakistan and the rest are locals. […]

  • After Pulwama attack, Pak shifts out terrorists from launch pads at LoC
    on 16/02/2019 at 8:03 pm

    Intelligence sources said the assessment that Pakistan was anticipating action was made by the fact that Pak did not vacate its 50-60 winter posts along the frontiers this year, which also have additional reinforcements from terror launch pads. Pak has relocated these terrorists at launch pads along the LoC to army camps. Army sources said that as of now they had no targets. […]

  • China weighing options on Masood Azhar issue
    on 16/02/2019 at 5:40 pm

    India has been trying to getMasood Azhar, head of Pak-based JeM, listed as a global terrorist by the UNSC. While the Chinese foreign ministry has condemned the Pulwama attack, there was no mention of Azhar in its statement. Beijing is weighing its options before taking a decision on the sensitive issue because it will upset its close ally, Pak. […]

  • Pulwama response:Air strike will need hard intel
    on 16/02/2019 at 2:41 pm

    IAF fighters demonstrated their capability to hit targets with precision by day, dusk and night in the Thar desert on Saturday. Though the massive "Vayu Shakti" firepower demonstration is held once every three years, the unmistakable strategic signalling came through in front of an international audience at the Pokhran firing range just two days after Pulwama terror attack. […]