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Daily Archives: August 26, 2015

US Central Command chief calls on General Raheel Sharif

RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – Commander for U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), General Lloyd Austin called on Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in General Headquarters today (Wednesday). Both discussed matters of mutual interest and regional security. Gen Lloyd Austic also paid homage to the martyrs and laid floral wreath.He acknowledged Pak Army s sacrifices ...

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Election Tribunal orders re-polling in NA-154

LODHRAN: An election tribunal on Wednesday ordered re-polling at National Assembly constituency NA-154 over a petition of Jehangir Khan Tareen as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) grabbed the third wicket of the government, ARY News reported. PTI candidate Jahangir Tareen had challenged the victory of Siddique Khan Baloch in the constituency who had ...

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‘PCB supported Big 3 to play India, what happened now?’

Pakistan’s former captain Aamir Sohail has posed a set of questions for those running the affairs at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). In his recent blog for pakpassion.net, Sohail writes: “The Indo-Pak series now appears to be a lost cause but really, we should be putting questions about the fate ...

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MAKS-2015 air show takes off in Russia

Russia’s international aerospace show has started near the capital Moscow, with hundreds of companies displaying cutting-edge technology in the aviation industry. The air show takes off amid a cloudy climate in Russia over the crisis in neighboring Ukraine.

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FBI investigating prisoner abuse in Kansas City, Missouri

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has started a civil rights investigation into the use of excessive force by guards at a county jail in Kansas City, Missouri. A spokeswoman for the FBI office in Kansas City said Tuesday that special agents were investigating officer conduct and the use ...

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Libyan FM calls for international aid in fight against Daesh

Libya’s foreign minister has called on the international community for aid in battling the Daesh Takfiri group and the lifting of an arms embargo imposed on his country. “The situation is extremely serious,” said Mohamed al-Dairi, the foreign minister of Libya’s internationally-recognized government, during a visit to French capital Paris ...

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South Korea lowers combat readiness at border with North

South Korea has lowered the high level of war alert it had issued for its forces stationed at the border following recent reduction of dangerously-escalated tensions with the North. “The maximum alert order that had come down to the frontline military units is being downgraded,” the South’s Yonhap News Agency ...

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Saudi Arabia keeps bombing areas in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has been bombarding several areas in Yemen despite warnings about the deterioration of humanitarian situation in the impoverished Arab country. According to local media outlets on Wednesday, Saudi warplanes bombarded the area of al-Sawad in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. Reports said that a Yemeni military base in the ...

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