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CIA received ‘secret waiver’ from Obama for Pakistan drone strikes: report

Advertisements President Barack Obama secretly let off the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) form holding insufficient-gathering missions in Pakistan before carrying out drone strikes in the country. Advertisements As quoted in the Wall Street Journal, current and former United States (US) officials as stating President Obama framed principles for the US …

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Is ‘Restoration of Hope’=’Determination Storm’?, Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital

SANAA: Just after four days, Saudi Arabia ends it lull, and just changed its decision of gearing its war-phase from ‘Determination Storm’ to ‘Restoration of Hope’. This was the first air strike of Saudi-led forces after changing the phase of war in Yemen against Houthi Rebeles, which control Sanaa and …

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Nepal earthquake: Death toll reaches 1800, Humanitarian aid by countries and organizations started

As on Saturday, a 7.9 magnitude hits surface of Nepal which causes complete devastation of the poor South Asian nation. This is said to be the worst natural disaster to hit the Nepalese in over 80 years, according to the latest reports, death toll reaches to be more than 1800. …

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7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal caused nearly 668 lives so far

KATHMANDU: The latest reports says that more than 668 people have lost their lives in the wake of 7.9-magnitude earthquake that hit the capital and the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday afternoon. The powerful earthquake caused damage on a large scale with toppled walls and collapsed buildings. No sooner the calamity took …

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US kidnapped aid worker killed in drone attack in Pakistan

Operation that caused lives of American doctor Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porte along with death of American al Qaeda leader Ahmad Farooq. White House expressed great sorrow over death of hostage. One American and One Italian who had been held hostage by al Qaeda in the border area …

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UN in search of a young person from a developing country to address over climate change

If you are confident and have guts to share your experiences regarding changes in climate, then grab the opportunity. You can address a United Nations high level event on climate change, set for 29 June. The event is arranged just several months before the countries have to meet in Paris …

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Fevikwik ad is a treason: BJP

NEW DELHI: Bhartia Janata Party (BJP)’s Ujjain MP Chitamani Malviya on Tuesday strove to blow a controversy in Lok Sabha after making objections on the latest Pidilite ad showing an Indian soldier alongside a Pakistan soldier at Wagah border. Ujjain termed the ad as ‘anti-national’ and an called it an …

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Al-Jazeera banned for five days in India for showing wrong maps of Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Indian Ministry of Information & Broadcasting on direction of Indian Government took Al-Jazeera News Channel – a Qatari based broadcasting channel – off the air today (Wednesday) for five days because of continuously showing the wrong maps of disputed Kashmir. Today Al-Jazeera’s transmission appeared on  Indian  TVs with …

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“Determination Storm” turns “Restoration of Hope”, Saudi along with allies finishes millitary operation in Yemen

The war in Yemen enters in news phase, the Saudi along with allies says operation “Decisive Storm” is over and its time for the new operation, named as “Restoration of hope”. A statement issued by the defence ministry says” Since the beginning of the ‘Determination Storm’operation, in which the Saudi …

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200 kg heroin found from Pakistani ship heading towards India

India found at least 200 kg of heroin from Pakistani drug smugglers aboard a boat on the Arabian sea as claimed by a defence official on Tuesday. A joint navy and coastguard operation seized the ship while being in Indian waters on Monday, apparently headed for Gujarat, Indian navy spokesman D.K. Sharma said. …

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British High Commissioner allegedly lobbying for cigarette enterprises in Pakistan

British High Commissioner to Pakistan Philip Barton, who is the UK’s leading diplomat in the country, violated UK government rules by attending a gathering at which British American Tobacco (BAT), the ancestor company of Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC), swayed Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Minister of State for National Health …

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Saudis answers UN call, orders $274m humanitarian aid in Yemen

Saudi Arabia, which has been fighting in Yemen since March 26 along with its allies. Due to the recent report by UN, which states that majority of the war victims in Yemen were civilian . Saudi Arabia responding to that announces $274 million aid for the war-torn Yemen. The United Nations …

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Religious bias Chinese compelled ‘mosque Imams’ to dance in Xinjiang region

XINJIANG: Suppressing religious freedoms, Chinese formed imams from eastern Muslim majority Xinjiang region to dance in the street and promise not to preach religion to children. These imams were also forced to tell children prayer was injurious to the soul. They further forced to raise a slogan that ‘our income …

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British-Pakistani BBC presenter Mishal Husain awarded broadcaster of the year

British-Pakistani broadcaster, Mishal Husain, won ‘Broadcaster of the year’ award at the London Press Club awards. She succeeded to win this glory against other contestants that include: Channel 4 News’ Matt Frei, BBC social affairs correspondent Alison Holt and BBC global health reporter Tulip Mazumdar. ‘It’s wonderful and much deserved,’ …

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