Sunday, 21 April 2019

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Turkey rejects US patriot offer amid row over Russian S-400

MOSCOW: The United States has been pressing Turkey, its NATO ally, to reject a plan to purchase Russia’s cutting-edge S-400 missile systems, which Turkey estimates to be three times cheaper than a $3.5 billion order for US anti-aircraft weapons. Turkey has rejected the offer by the United States on the sale of US ...

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US offers $1 million reward to find Osama bin Ladens son

WASHINGTON: The United States on Thursday offered a $1 million reward for information on a son of late Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, seeing him as an emerging face of extremism. “Hamza bin Laden is the son of deceased former AQ leader Osama bin Laden and is emerging as a ...

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Pakistan to boycott OIC meeting if its invitation to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not attend the OIC talks if the invitation to India is not rescinded, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told parliamentarians on Friday morning. During a joint session of parliament he said that he had, in line with the House’s joint resolution, written to the OIC and said ...

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Pakistan set to release Indian pilot as ‘peace gesture’

Abhinandan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan Thursday announced to release captured Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan today (Friday) as a ‘gesture of peace’. However, in the same breath he warned India that any ‘miscalculation’ may prove disastrous for the whole region. “Do not misconstrue Pakistan’s desire for ...

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Six dead, dozens buried in Indonesia mine collapse

NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia: At least six people are dead and dozens more are still trapped beneath the rubble of an illegal gold mine that collapsed in Indonesia, officials said Thursday, as rescuers frantically searched for survivors. Some 19 miners have been plucked to safety since Tuesday night’s accident and rescuers ...

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