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U.S. aiding Pak.: Defence experts on bin Laden's successor, son 23.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
U.S. aiding Pak.: Defence experts on bin Laden's successor, son
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Bosnia to Pakistan to prison: Ex-fighter reflects on life 20.4.2017 AP National
McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- Randall Royer grew up in the Midwest, a suburban St. Louis kid. By the time he was 21, he had converted to Islam and changed his name to Ismail Royer, fighting in Bosnia alongside fellow Muslims against Serbian ethnic cleansing....
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Former TTP spokesperson in Pak Army's custody 17.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Former TTP spokesperson in Pak Army's custody
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Trump adviser visits Pakistan after massive airstrike 17.4.2017 Washington Post: World
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser has met with Pakistani officials on his first visit to the South Asian country since the United States dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on neighboring Afghanistan.
The futile vanities of Trump’s “mother of all bombs” 16.4.2017 The Moderate Voice
President Donald Trump’s “mother or all bombs” – the world’s biggest non-nuclear weapon – dropped on remote mountains in unfortunate Afghanistan has pulverized rocks, shattered local ecology and destroyed the habitat of rare animal and other species. It completely shattered everything in a one-mile radius and has affected life in an almost 30-mile periphery. It ...
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Russia offers to host Taliban-Afghanistan talks 15.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Russia offers to host Taliban-Afghanistan talks
Islamic State has fewer than 1,000 fighters in Afghanistan. So why did Trump drop the 'mother of all bombs'? 14.4.2017 L.A. Times - World News

On Thursday night, the U.S. military unleashed a 20,000-pound bomb — one of the largest nonnuclear weapons in its arsenal — on a tunnel complex the Pentagon said was used by Islamic State fighters in eastern Afghanistan.

It was a dramatic escalation of American operations against the militant group’s...

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Afghanistan says 36 militants killed after U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' against Islamic State 14.4.2017 L.A. Times - World News

A day after the United States dropped the largest non-nuclear weapon it has ever used in combat, U.S. military helicopters pounded a mountainside village in eastern Afghanistan on Friday in an ongoing operation against fighters loyal to Islamic State.

Plumes of smoke were visible from several miles...

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Pakistan shootout kills 3 soldiers, 10 militants 14.4.2017 Hindu: Home
At least three Pakistani soldiers and 10 hardcore Taliban terrorists were killed on Fridayy when security forces raided their hideout in the Punjab province, resulting in an intense shootout.The secu...
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Massive U.S. bomb in Afghanistan killed 36 from Islamic State, say local officials 14.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Questions remain on why the U.S. military chose to use one of its most powerful bombs for the strike.
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Pak must engage effectively with Trump Administration, says Musharraf 14.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pak must engage effectively with Trump Administration, says Musharraf
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U.S. uses “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan 14.4.2017 The Moderate Voice
By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, the military said. It was the first time the United States has used this size of ...
U.S. hits ISIS targets in Afghanistan with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat 14.4.2017 Washington Post
The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said the bomb was “the right munition” to use against the Islamic State because of the group’s use of roadside bombs, bunkers and tunnels.
The Daily 202: Trump’s lurch toward corporatism, globalism shows why Bannon’s marginalization matters 13.4.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Eight flip-flops in one day
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Pakistan must know retributrion will be devastating 12.4.2017 Rediff: Intl News
'India can replicate what Pakistan did to Kulbhushan Jadhav should the need arise.'
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Pak globally condemned for death sentence against Kulbhushan Jadhav 11.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Pak globally condemned for death sentence against Kulbhushan Jadhav
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New UN peace messenger Malala will promote girls’ education 11.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, newly designated as a U.N. Messenger of Peace, said Monday that extremists tried to kill her but didn’t succeed and in her second life she is keeping up her fight for education especially for girls — and hoping men and boys will become advocates for gender equality.
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In Afghanistan, Russia is working with its Cold War foe the Taliban, complicating the U.S.' longest war 10.4.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Late one night in February, villagers in the Dast-e-Archi district of northern Afghanistan heard strange sounds from the nearby Panj river, which marks the border with Tajikistan.

One farmer said he saw the bright lights of planes landing close to the riverbank, just inside Afghan territory in...

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Anti-Pakistan protests break out across Afghanistan 8.4.2017 New Kerala: World News
Anti-Pakistan protests break out across Afghanistan
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Pakistan a beautiful place, not the centre of global terrorism: NSA 7.4.2017 Hindu: News
National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua dismissed on Friday the perception that Pakistan was a dangerous country at the “centre of global terrorism”, saying it was instead a beautiful nation “with co...
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