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By pak_adnews On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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US drones strikes in Pakistan: Only 10 have been identified among many killed last year

Photos for nine of the 10 killed in 2015 for whom we have names, including Warren Weinstein (bottom left) and Giovanni Lo Porto (top left). Qari Ubadiullah’s picture is not available. Just 10 of the scores killed More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Military Ties between Pakistan and China irk West

By Farhan Bokhari When Pakistan’s military claimed its first attack in October using a home-built drone to hit a Taliban stronghold, western officials were quick to search for clues to a Chinese connection. Experts More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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Pakistan success stories increase hopes of global polio eradication

By Lisa O’Carroll The raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011 was blamed for a spike in polio in Pakistan because some used the CIA’s involvement in the mission – it set up a fake immunisation campaign More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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Taliban attacks heavily fortified Kandahar airport in Afghanistan

At least 14 people and nine Taliban fighters have been killed after an attack on the heavily fortified Kandahar airport compound in southern Afghanistan, officials say. Taliban forces on Tuesday night attacked More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Islamic State is having a hard time taking root in Pakistan

What started out as simple protests in Syria has expanded to civil war and now an international crisis By Tim Craig The revelation that the Pakistani woman involved in the San Bernardino massacre was an Islamic More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
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Russia-Turkey Tension: Syria Remains the Nuclear Flashpoint

By Sajjad Shaukat War-like situation has been created between Russia and Turkey after the latter shot down a Russian fighter jet, Su-24 combat aircraft, near the Syrian border on Tuesday. Stand of Ankara is that More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Pakistan: Why A National Resolve To Maintain Full Spectrum Deterrence

By Maimuna Ashraf Since its inception, one after another, Pakistan’s nuclear program has been entangled in new proposals contrived by US. First it was ‘roll back’, then ‘revised highly enriched uranium (HEU), More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Who Arranged Mumbai Attacks?

  By Sajjad Shaukat On November 26, 2008, several persons were killed in the simultaneous terror attacks in Mumbai. Without any investigation, Indian high officials and media had started blaming Pakistan. Under More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Pakistani Abid Naseer jailed in US for failed terror plot in Britain

A Pakistani man has been jailed in the US for being part of an al Qaeda plot to bomb a British shopping center in 2009. Abid Naseer was given a 40 year term but plans to appeal. The 29-year-old was jailed on Tuesday More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Analysis: Turkey’s ‘brinkmanship’ move with Russia

And when Putin threatens, not only Turkey, but also the US and NATO should be concerned. In 1853 British parliamentarian John Russell (later foreign minister and prime minister) said Russia’s Tsar Nicholas I More...