Monday, 15 October 2018

Tag Archives: American

American man arrested after woman head found in suitcase

TOKYO: An American tourist is in custody as part of a police investigation into the disappearance of a Japanese woman. Authorities found what is believed to be her severed head in a suitcase. Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar was arrested in Japan’s Nara prefecture after the suitcase was found in an apartment ...

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80-year-old accused of bank robbery has decades-old record

PHOENIX: The lanky, bespectacled man walked into a bank in a strip mall on Tucson’s northern edge with a gun, demanded that a teller hand over an undisclosed amount of cash and made his escape on foot. Experts say the heist on Friday at the Pyramid Federal Credit Union branch ...

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Pakistan won’t seek resumption of suspended military aid: Pak army chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will not seek the resumption of suspended US military aid and feels “betrayed” by the recent critical statements of the American leadership against Islamabad’s fight against terrorism, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said. US President Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of providing safe havens for terror ...

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How Not to Engage With Pakistan

President Trump’s decision last week to suspend almost all security aid to Pakistan, which quickly followed his accusation that Pakistan had “given us nothing but lies and deceit,” suggests that his administration is carrying out the hard-line approach that the president foreshadowed in August. Last Thursday, the State Department confirmed ...

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Cutting Off Pakistan, U.S. Takes Gamble in Complex Afghan War

Afghan officials have pleaded with three American presidents to reconsider their support for Pakistan, which was both receiving billions of dollars in American aid and harboring the leaders of a Taliban insurgency that the United States has struggled to defeat. But when President Trump suspended nearly all American security aid ...

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Taliban Deny Fighters Raped American Hostage and Killed Baby

KABUL: The Taliban on Sunday denied an assertion by a freed Canadian hostage that his American wife had been raped during their five years of captivity and that their infant had been killed by the Haqqani Network, a brutal arm of the Afghan insurgency. The militants said the child had ...

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Trump’s victory

THE American voter has demanded change – radical, wrenching and searing change. In electing Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, change is what the American voter, and the world at large, is on the threshold of getting. It is impossible to know at this stage what ...

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