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Troop pullout from Afghanistan under consideration: US Vice President

Troop pullout from Afghanistan under consideration: US Vice President

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is in the “process of evaluating” whether to withdraw some troops from Afghanistan, says Vice President Mike Pence while stressing the need to reconsider America’s involvement in “never-ending wars,” Dawn newspaper reporter. “The president has been very clear about that. And now, I think, the president is in the process […]

Taliban kill 15 police officials in South Afghanistan

Taliban kill 15 police officials in South Afghanistan

Kandhar: Up to 15 personnel of Afghan Border Police force were killed and seven others injured in an overnight attack of anti-government militants against a security checkpoint in the border town of Spin Boldak in the southern Kandahar, an official said on the condition of anonymity on Saturday. “Up to 15 border police personnel were […]

Trump-Imran summit proposal being discussed: Pak official

Trump-Imran summit proposal being discussed: Pak official

Islamabad: Pakistan and the US are discussing plans to hold a maiden meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Donald Trump but it hinges on the “positive outcome” of the Pakistan-brokered talks to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, a senior official here said. In his first comments in 2019, President Trump on Wednesday […]

Apartment building collapses in Russia, 37 dead

Apartment building collapses in Russia, 37 dead

Srinagar: The death toll from the collapse of a Russian apartment building has risen to 37 after more bodies were discovered by crews searching the huge pile of concrete rubble. State news agency Tass cited an emergencies ministry official on Thursday as saying four people who lived in the collapsed section of the building in Magnitogorsk […]

Chang’e 4 landing: China lands spacecraft on far side of Moon

Chang’e 4 landing: China lands spacecraft on far side of Moon

Srinagar: A Chinese spacecraft has become the first craft ever to land on the “far side” of the moon, according to state-run media, in a giant leap for human space exploration. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) landed the robotic probe, Chang’e 4 in the unexplored South Pole-Aitken basin, the largest, oldest, deepest, crater on […]

Trump wants Pakistan, India, Russia to fight Taliban in Afghanistan

Trump wants Pakistan, India, Russia to fight Taliban in Afghanistan

Washington: Expressing dissatisfaction over New Delhi’s decades-old role in the Afghanistan peace process, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wants the regional countries, including India, Russia and Pakistan to fight the Taliban in the war-torn country. In his first Cabinet meeting of the year, the US President also reffered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Taliban kill five Afghan troops in a camp attack in southern Afghanistan

Taliban kill five Afghan troops in a camp attack in southern Afghanistan

Kandahar:At least five Afghan soldiers were killed and six others wounded after Taliban militants attacked an army camp in Maywand district of southern Kandahar province Tuesday night, a local official said Wednesday. “Afghan National Army personnel repelled Taliban militants armed with guns and rocket propelled grenades after the militants stormed the camp outside the district […]

Google’s CEO explains why a picture of Donald Trump comes up when you search for ‘idiot’

Google’s CEO explains why a picture of Donald Trump comes up when you search for ‘idiot’

Srinagar: Google CEO Sundar Pichai is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, and amid questions on competitive dominance, Chinese censorship, and privacy, one major focus for Republicans on the committee is allegations of conservative bias. Republicans on the committee allege that Google’s search results are biased and that Democrats who work at the […]

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