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Pak, Iran army chiefs discuss defence cooperation

RAWALPINDI : A high-level security delegation led by Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Dr Mohammad Bagheri called on Chief of Army Staff...

Ghani Indicates Dostum Could Return Soon

KABUL : President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday that the chances of First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum returning to Afghanistan was high. Speaking at a press...

Afghan war inflicts highest recorded civilian deaths: UNAMA report

ISLAMABAD : The United Nations says the conflict in Afghanistan killed nearly 1,700 civilians in the first six months of 2018, the highest number recorded at any...

Obama will lead mandela’s 100 years celebrations

WASHINGTON : Former US President, Barack Obama will give his flagship speech to pay tribute to the great leader as South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of...

NATO summit in crisis over Trump spending demands

DNA BRUSSELS NATO leaders held emergency talks at their summit on Thursday after US President Donald Trump demanded allies immediately increase defence spending,...

California stands to suffer if US-China trade war worsens

Monitoring Desk Los Angeles Churning out everything from cars and computer chips to nuts and wine, California’s mighty economy will suffer big time if the US-China...

Taliban attacks on Afghan forces cause ‘heavy casualties’: officials

DNA KUNDUZ Taliban attacks on Afghan security forces in the country’s north have caused “heavy casualties”, officials said Thursday, putting the number of soldiers...

US must convince judge it has reunited migrants under five

DNA WASHINGTON The US government must convince a judge on Thursday that it has complied with a court order for reuniting the youngest migrant children who were separated...

Lanka to hang drug criminals

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO Sri Lanka announced Wednesday it would start hanging drug dealers, ending a near-half century moratorium on capital punishment as officials...

Syrian state prepares to raise flag over rebel-held Deraa city

Monitoring Desk AMMAN Syrian state vehicles, accompanied by Russian military police, entered an area of Deraa city on Thursday to raise the national flag over an area...