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By Tajuddin
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Jan 30th, 2016
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Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A militant commander belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) was killed Saturday in a gunfight with troops in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said. The gunfight broke out Friday night in village Dardpora-Lolpora of frontier Kupwara distr...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that the Saudi Arabia-led anti-terror international coalition would not have combat forces. Cavusoglu said that once it was spoken about a military coalition, “operations come to every...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2016
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Islamabad , Pakistan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Attacks on education have long been a signature atrocity of the Pakistani Taliban, whose militants have set schools on fire, banished girls from classrooms and gunned down students at their desks in a quest to impose an extremist ideology on Pakistani ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 21st, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 22 people were killed and over 40 others injured when an unknown number of gunmen stormed a university in Charsadda district of Pakistans northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday morning, local media reported. According to local...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 19th, 2016
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Peshawar, Pakistan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people and wounding more than 20, officials said. The bomber rammed his motorcycle into a police vehicle next to the roadside chec...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 16th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Riyadh and Tehran in a bid to mend ties between the archrivals after the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric led to mob attacks on the kingdom’s diplomatic posts in Iran. Federal Information Min...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 15th, 2016
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Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 11 people were killed and 32 others injured Friday after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said. “In a tragic road accident here today ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 13th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 14 security personnel and one civilian were killed and 25 others injured when a blast targeted an anti-polio drive in Quetta city of Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Wednesday. Home Minister of Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti con...
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Jan 10th, 2016
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Islamabad,Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over the phone late Saturday and expressed the hope that Pakistan and India will continue talks despite the recent attack on an Indian airbase. Pakistan and India agreed ...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 7th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir arrived here on Thursday for talks on anti-terror cooperation, officials said. The Saudi foreign minister is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Army Chief General Rahee...