Date archive forFebruary, 2014
By pak_adnews On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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US militant, hidden, impels drone debate

By Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt He is known as Abdullah al Shami, an Arabic name meaning “Abdullah the Syrian.” But his nom de guerre masks a reality: He was born in the United States, and the United More...

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Book ‘The Hindus’: India’s tough defamation, public order laws fell another book

Wendy Doniger’s ‘The Hindus’ is the latest book withdrawn by an Indian publisher because of a lawsuit over its depiction of the religion. By Shashank Bengali February 27, 2014, 2:54 p.m. The Hindu More...

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Boeing makes ‘self-destruct’ top secret smartphone named Black

A smartphone designed for handling top secret communications has been developed by Boeing. If the phone is tampered with, it automatically deletes any data and renders itself inoperable. Better known for its aeroplanes, More...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping takes charge of new cybersecurity group

By William Wan Chinese President Xi Jinping personally took charge of a new government body overseeing China’s cybersecurity and vowed Thursday to turn China into a “cyber power,” according to state-run media. Xi’s More...

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Obama Drones On: The Slaughter of Pakistani Civilians

By William Boardman Kareem Khan is free. And you should care. In 2009, my home was attacked by a drone. My brother and son were martyred. My son’s name was Hafiz Zahinullah. My brother’s name was Asif Iqbal. More...

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Pakistan-China Corridor

A new project will give Pakistan the tools of globalization. Will it use them? By Christopher Ernest Barber Historian Daniel Headrick made the crucial connection between means and ends in the projection of global More...

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Indian Soldier Kills 5 Members of His Unit in Occupied Kashmir

By HARI KUMARFEB An Indian soldier killed five fellow soldiers with his service rifle and then committed suicide before dawn on Thursday while on duty at the gate of an army unit in the Indian-administered portion More...

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Schools and universities increasingly subjected to violence, study finds

Survey of conflicts in 70 countries between 2009-13 reveals 9,600 schools were damaged or destroyed by attacks Richard Adams, education editor RIZ SCAVAGES FOR SHOOL SUPPLIES In Pakistan more than 800 schools were More...

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Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says

By David S. Cloud Security in Afghanistan would decrease steadily if all U.S. troops are withdrawn this year, a senior U.S. military official warned Thursday, two days after President Obama ordered the Pentagon More...

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NATO agrees to prepare for complete pullout from Afghanistan by end of year

By Karen DeYoung NATO defense ministers agreed here Thursday to begin preparing for a complete withdrawal from Afghanistan at the end of this year, as a senior U.S. military official warned that “the progress More...