Date archive forAugust, 2014
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar is the second splinter group to break away from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan this year. In February, Ahrar-ul-Hind, which is headed by Maulana Umar Qasmi, a former leader in the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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What the Islamic State learned from the U.S. about fighting a war

And now, with the videotaped beheading of James Foley, we can see the entire process in gruesome miniature. Iraq is imploding. The United States launches airstrikes, targeting columns of Islamic State troops, but More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Air Chief of Pakistan arrivea in Sri Lanka today

The Air Chief of Pakistan Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt is due to arrive in Sri Lanka on a three day visit starting 27th August 2014 on the invitation of Air Marshal KA Gunatilleke Commander of Sri Lanka More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Modi’s Greta Garbo Moment on Kashmir | Sherry Rehman

The latest one, though, comes at a time that could have been pivotal for a sustainable thaw between the neuralgic neighbors. Instead, New Delhi’s unilateral cancellation of foreign secretary-level talks has More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Pundits Split Over Long-Term US Role in Afghanistan

“Afghanistan is too important a place from a strategic point of view,” he said, “and if NATO and [the] U.S. resort to an irresponsible pullout from the country without paying attention to realities More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Afghan President Will Not Attend NATO Summit

The Sept. 4-5 summit in Wales is meant to determine how much aid Afghan security forces will get after NATO’s combat mission ends. The alliance wants a smaller force to stay beyond 2014 to train and advise More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Pakistan: No India Talks Without Kashmir on Agenda

“If they make conditions [that] are unrealistic, then of course it will require more time and more effort [to hold dialogue],” he said. “All we are doing is appealing to the international community More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Australia forcibly deports, for first time, Afghan asylum seeker

“The Tribunal notes that there is a significant population living in Jaghori. His family are living there … [and] as there is a route from Kabul to Jaghori that is secure, there is not a real risk the applicant More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Islamic State reshaping war politics, US at ‘tipping point’

  The execution of captive US journalist James Foley and the fear an IS caliphate could become a terror haven have challenged an administration foreign policy built on the conceit that the “tide of war More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Pakistan on Brink of Political Change – Kabul Press کابل پرس | افغانستان پرس

The sit-in protests have so far been peaceful in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. But will they remain peaceful in near future? Nobody knows. Will the protesters keep their nerve intact? We can hope so. More...