Date archive forAugust, 2015
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By pak_adnews On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Taliban spokesman admits Mullah Omar’s death was covered up

By Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn In an interview published on the Taliban’s official English-language website, the organization’s spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, admits that Mullah Omar’s death was More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Kashmir: The Million-Man-March will push for peace on Kashmir says Dr Ghulum Nabi Fai

By Naseer Ganai Published: 00:45 GMT, 29 August 2015 | Updated: 00:45 GMT, 29 August 2015 Dr Ghulum Nabi Fai, secretary general, World Kashmir Awareness, while calling for negotiations on the settlement More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Using nukes on Afghanistan ‘silly’ idea

The idea of using nuclear weapons against Afghanistan, as reportedly examined by the Bush administration following the September 11, 2001 attacks, was a “silly” plan, says an analyst. Art Olivier, a US vice More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Why American policy abroad strengthens groups like ISIS.

By Nicolas J. S. Davies Thirteen years ago [in relation to date of publication], a draft dodger from Texas stood on a pile of rubble in New York City and promised, “The people who knocked these buildings down More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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When Hamid Gul offered India peace

By A. K. Verma Former head of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Gen. Hamid Gul, who died recently, has been described in the Indian media as a monster, the originator and perpetrator of terrorism More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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U.S. commander, Pakistan military leaders discuss security issues

Chief of the U.S. Central Command Gen Lloyd Austin held talks on Wednesday with senior Pakistani military leaders on security issues, the military said. The CENTCOM commander met Pakistan’s Chairman Joint More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Ashes to dashes as England and Australia fail Test exam

One of the charms of Test cricket is that a match scheduled to last five days allows for the possibility of a fightback, even if a team falls behind early on. It was a charm, however, completely lacking from the More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Pakistan Rupee Drops Most in Three Years After Asia Devaluations

Pakistan’s rupee slid the most in three years against the dollar, joining a retreat in Asian currencies that’s been fueled by a yuan devaluation two weeks ago. The rupee weakened 1.7 percent to 103.90 per More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Why India’s Confounded Policy towards Pakistan?

By Sajjad Shaukat India once again escaped from negotiations by cancelling National Security Adviser (NSA)-level talks with Pakistan, scheduled to be held in New Delhi on August 23-24. In this regard, as part of More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Pakistan And Russia Are Getting Closer

Pakistan is strengthening its relationship with Russia while facing increasing tension with the United States in connection with their efforts to fight the Islamist militants in the region. Washington views Islamabad More...