Date archive forJune, 2014
By pak_adnews On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle

The battle is shaping up as a major test of the government’s ability to maintain security in volatile areas after foreign combat troops leave by the end of 2014, increasing the urgency for the government More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Panel warns of ‘unintended consequences’ of U.S. drone policy – The Washington Post

The 81-page report, released by the Stimson Center on Thursday, concluded that the Obama administration has yet to conduct a “strategic analysis” of the costs and benefits of continued drone strikes in places More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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ANF’s Role in Anti Drug Campaign

All over the world, millions of people are drug addicts due to various reasons like, depression, injustice, bad company, poverty and lust of becoming rich through shortcuts. Some of the people involve themselves More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Muslims don’t own the term ‘Allah’ in Malaysia or anywhere else

Malaysia’s Supreme Court â€?upheld a lower court ruling that found the term “Allah” belonged to Muslims. Now, the Catholic Church in Malaysia is no longer permitted to use the word “Allah” in its Malay-language More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Tayyab Aslam lifts Asian Junior Squash title

Tayyab Aslam of Pakistan carved out a sensational 3-2 victory against top seed Indian Kush Kumar to lift 21st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship 2014 title at Olympic Squash Center, Kish Island, Iran on More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Drones are cheap, soldiers are not: a cost-benefit analysis of war

Cost is largely absent in the key debates around the use of unmanned drones in war, even though drones are a cost-effective way of achieving national security objectives. Drones are cheap, soldiers are not: a More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Shoaib Akhtar marry 20-year-old Rubab

According to news reports in Pakistan, former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has entered into matrimony with a young girl who hails from Haripur District in Pakistan. The former cricketer tied the knot with the 20-year-old More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Is al-Qaeda in Iraq?

As an analyst in the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, I spent four years as one of the agency’s leading experts on al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Iraq. Thus, the debate on Just Security and elsewhere regarding how More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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Scores dead as Taliban wages offensive in southern Afghanistan – Los Angeles Times

Scores dead as Taliban wages offensive in southern Afghanistan – Los Angeles Times.  More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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United Nations News Centre – Gripped by electoral crisis, Afghanistan needs ‘statesmanship, not brinksmanship’ – UN envoy

Briefing the Security Council in the wake of the fallout from Afghanistan’s 14 June run-off presidential election – meant to pave the way for the country’s first-ever democratic transfer of power but which More...