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US concerned over Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan

Javed Rana Press TV, Islamabad Washington is increasingly concerned about Afghanistan’s situation after draw down of the US-led forces. US National Security Advisor Susan Rice is on a trip to Pakistan and Afghanistan to discuss new proposals on how to bring an end to growing Afghan Taliban militancy.

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Border tensions running high between Venezuela, Columbia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has visited the northeastern city of Cucuta near Venezuela’s frontier amid rising border tensions between the two South American neighbors. “I am here to make sure our fellow Colombians get the services they need,” Santos said on Saturday during his visit to the restive border city, ...

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Australian FM urges EU countries to bomb Daesh in Iraq, Syria

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called on European states to participate in airstrikes against Daesh terrorists in Syria and Iraq in a bid to contain the flow of migrants to Europe. “Countries adjoining Syria and Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and others are bearing the brunt of millions of people fleeing ...

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Injured Iranian TV reporter back home from Syria for treatment

An Iranian television reporter, who had been critically injured in a mortar attack in Syria, has been transferred to Iran for treatment. Mohammad-Hassan Hosseini, a field correspondent of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), was transferred to Tehran from Damascus late Sunday. Hosseini was critically wounded in a mortar ...

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Terrorism is foundation of Israeli regime: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Israeli regime has been founded and continues to survive on terrorism. President Rouhani made the remark at an international conference commemorating the Iranian victims of terrorism in the capital, Tehran, on Monday. “This regime (Tel Aviv) began its work on the basis of intimidation, ...

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Prohibition of enforced disappearances is ‘absolute’: UN

UNITED NATIONS: Asserting that “prohibition of enforced disappearance is absolute”, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has denounced the “alarming” number of disappearances and appealed to all member states to ratify or accede to the legal instrument prohibiting such acts. The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from ...

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