Date archive forJanuary, 2013
By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Pakistan Super League

By Amir Husain As the date for the Pakistan Super League player auction approaches, Cricket Australia (CA) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) have confirmed they will not be issuing No Objection Certificates (NOC) to More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Shah Rukh Khan tangled in verbal spat between India and Pakistan

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan appeared to be caught in a verbal slugfest between India and Pakistan after he wrote a magazine article that led to heated exchanges between the rival nations. The controversy More...

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The thankless role in saving democracy in Bangladesh

Corruption and stealing threaten a once-vibrant nation Will 2013 be a watershed in U.S.-Bangladeshi relations? My country of 150 million people, located between India and Myanmar, has been independent since 1971, More...

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Israel strikes a Syrian target and lays down a marker

Israeli air force jets reportedly attacked a target on the Syria-Lebanon border after repeatedly violating Lebanese airspace Wednesday night. The Syrian military, however, says the jets targeted a scientific research More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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U.S. policy toward countering al-Qaeda 2.0

By David Ignatius The Obama administration is working with its allies to frame a strategy to combat what might be called “al-Qaeda 2.0” — an evolving, morphing terrorist threat that lacks a coherent center More...

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U.S. officials failed to verify that fuel for Afghan forces did not come from Iran, report says

By Ernesto Londoño American officials in Afghanistan have failed to verify that fuel purchased for Afghan security forces in recent years did not come from Iran, which would constitute a violation of U.S. sanctions, More...

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Pakistani Girl Malala Shot by Taliban to Get Skull Surgery

By Christine Hauser The Pakistani teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban last year for advocating for the education of girls will return to a British hospital for skull surgery and has asked to keep a More...

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Afghans Bristle at U.S. Ban on Airline

By ALISSA J. RUBIN KABUL, Afghanistan — A recent move by the United States military to bar one of Afghanistan’s major airlines from contracts because of allegations of narcotics smuggling has caused a diplomatic More...

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Drone Strike Prompts Suit, Raising Fears for U.S. Allies

The death of Malik Daud Khan, a Pakistani tribal elder, in a C.I.A. drone strike might have remained widely unremarked upon, lost amid thousands of others analysts have tallied in the American drone campaign, had More...

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China and India Quarrel Over a Dam Project

Tensions between China and India over the 2,900-kilometer (1,800-mile) international Yarlung Tsangpo River (Brahmaputra in India) have been rekindled by Beijing’s plans for dam construction. Already nervous More...