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Political tensions squeeze Afghan refugees in Pakistan

Thousands of Afghan refugees returning to Afghanistan from Pakistan and facing an uncertain future in a country many left decades ago. After almost 40 years of war in Afghanistan, Pakistan has some 1.5 million registered refugees, one of the largest such populations in the world, according to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). More than a million others are estimated ...

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No Surgical Strike: Modi Admits

In an indirect reference towards claim of surgical strike in Pakistan’s territory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India has never attacked any other country nor “coveted” anyone’s territory. The Indian Prime Minister’s statement has contradicted Indian army’s claim of surgical strike inside Pakistan. According Indian media, in his recent statement during a ceremony in New Delhi, Narendra Modi has completely ...

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Clinton Denounces Racism In Visit To Flashpoint City

Hillary Clinton denounced racism as she waded into one of the latest flashpoints of anger over Fatal Police shootings of blacks in America. The Democratic Presidential Candidate’s gesture came at a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina where protests erupted over the September 20 killing of Keith Lamont Scott by Police trying to serve an arrest warrant on someone else. Clinton ...

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Taliban fighters enter northern Afghan city of Kunduz

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan,  Taliban fighters attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz overnight, entering urban areas and threatening a repeat of the assault in which they seized the city exactly a year ago.   The fighters appear to have slipped through a defensive security line set up around Kunduz, entering the city itself before clashes broke out, witnesses in the city ...

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Curfew Continues In Occupied Kashmir

In Occupied Kashmir, Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that India is creating war-like situation along the line of control to divert world’s attention from the Kashmir dispute. In a statement, he said refusing to participate in SAARC forum, threatening the water blockade and isolating Pakistan at global level are the cunning mechanics of India ...

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SRINAGAR: Indian army base under attack

Indian army camp in north Kashmir came under attack on Sunday night, killing one border guard and wounding another, two weeks after a similar attack killed 19 Indian soldiers and ratcheted up tensions between India and Pakistan. One border guard was killed and one wounded when militants tried to enter the army camp, said Baramulla Superintendent of Police Imtiyaz Hussein. ...

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Militants fire on Indian army base in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Militants opened fire on an Indian army camp in north Kashmir on Sunday night, the army said, two weeks after a similar attack killed 19 soldiers and ratcheted up tensions between India and Pakistan. It was not clear whether the attackers had breached the army camp perimeter, nor how many casualties there were.  

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US Continues To Follow LOC Situation

United States has said it is continuing to follow the situation at the line of control and urged calm and restraint by Pakistan and India. During a daily news briefing in Washington, Spokesperson of U.S. State Department, mark toner said Pakistani and Indian militaries have been in communication. The Spokesperson said United State believed that continued communication between both militaries ...

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Formal Process To Begin By End Of March 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she will formally begin the Brexit process by the end of March 2017. The PM’S Announcement on triggering article 50 of the Lisbon treaty – which begins the formal negotiation process – means the UK looks set to leave the EU by the summer of 2019. May also promised a bill to ...

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Trump ramps up attacks on Clinton

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump closed out a rough week for his campaign on Saturday by escalating personal attacks on Democrat Hillary Clinton, questioning her stamina and saying she should be in prison for her handling of classified emails. On Saturday, Trump told thousands of supporters that Clinton’s handling of classified emails and destroying of 33,000 emails that she had ...

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