Friday, 18 October 2019

Asia

United State refuses to take position on F-16 issue

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has refused to take a position on New Delhi’s complaint against Pakistan for using F-16s in an air combat with India, saying that it does not offer public comments on bilateral agreements. “We have seen those reports and we’re following that issue very closely. I ...

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Pakistan Navy stops Indian submarine from entering its waters

KARACHI: Sequel to Indian Air Force intrusion into Pakistani air space, India continues to embark upon a series of provocative actions against Pakistan. Indian Navy has deviously deployed its submarines against Pakistan in line with Indian nefarious designs. However, Pakistan Navy detected and blocked Indian Navy Submarine from entering into ...

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Expert debunks Indian claims of shooting down Pakistan’s F-16

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Indian claims of shooting down a Pakistan F-16 jet along the Line of Control (LoC) during the recent standoff between the two neighbouring countries have been debunked by an investigative website, Bellingcat. The website, which is known for its accurate analysis of war zones, exposed the India’s false claims ...

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Theresa May accepts PM Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s invitation to visit Pakistan. According to the Foreign Office, both premiers spoke on the phone Sunday evening. British Prime May praised Pakistan’s decision to release the Indian pilot it captured after his plane was shot down for violating ...

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Flash floods in southern Afghanistan kill at least 20

KANDAHAR: At least 20 people were killed by flash floods in southern Afghanistan´s Kandahar province, the UN said, as heavy rains swept away homes and vehicles and potentially damaged thousands of houses. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said widespread flooding inundated Kandahar city and surrounding ...

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Pakistani philosopher murdered in US

KARACHI: Pakistani philosopher and intellectual Jawaid Bhutto was shot dead in Washington DC on Friday night. Reports suggest Bhutto was fatally shot outside a convenience store and the attack was driven by a neighbourhood dispute. DC police said 45-year-old Hilman Jordan, was arrested and charged with murder, according to the Washington Post. Family sources told ...

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