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Pakistan drone crashes near oil refinery: navy

Pakistan drone crashes near oil refinery: navy

A Pakistani surveillance navy drone crashed near an oil refinery after hitting a bird on a routine flight, coming down in the country’s largest city of Karachi on Tuesday, the navy said. “A Pakistan Navy UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) crashed […]


Pakistan drone victims seek CIA arrest

Pakistan drone victims seek CIA arrest

Relatives of victims of a covert US drone war against Al-Qaeda in Pakistan on Monday filed a complaint with police in the capital, seeking the arrest of a now retired CIA official, their lawyer said. “We have lodged the complaint […]


Three dead in attacks on NATO tankers in Pakistan

Three dead in attacks on NATO tankers in Pakistan

Three people were killed and 16 wounded when militants blew up one NATO supply oil tanker and opened fire on another in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, police and officials said. The first incident took place near a market in a suburb […]


Pakistan threatens troop pull-back from Afghan border

Pakistan threatens troop pull-back from Afghan border

Pakistan’s defence minister has threatened to pull back troops from the Afghan border in response to US military aid cuts, according to exceprts of a television interview broadcast Tuesday. “I think the next step is, the government or the armed […]


Military Operations Unaffected by US Aid Suspension, Says Pakistan

Military Operations Unaffected by US Aid Suspension, Says Pakistan

Pakistan says a U.S. decision to suspend $800 million in military aid to the country will not affect its operations against Islamist militants. In an interview with VOA Monday, Pakistani military spokesman Major General Athar Abbas says the military is […]


US suspends $800 million in Pakistan military aid

US suspends $800 million in Pakistan military aid

The United States is withholding some $800 million in aid to Pakistan, almost a third of the $2.7 billion in security assistance it provides each year to Islamabad, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff has confirmed. Relations between the key […]


Pakistan military rejects ‘mischievous’ NYT reports

Pakistan military rejects ‘mischievous’ NYT reports

Pakistan’s military on Saturday rejected as “baseless” stories in the New York Times accusing it of colluding with militant groups and Pakistani intelligence services of approving a journalist’s killing. A statement quoting spokesman Major General Athar Abbas said the general […]


Estimated Cost of Post-9/11 Wars: 225,000 Lives, Up to $4 Trillion

Estimated Cost of Post-9/11 Wars: 225,000 Lives, Up to $4 Trillion

The cost of wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan are estimated at 225,000 lives and up to $4 trillion in U.S. spending, in a new report by scholars with the Eisenhower Research Project at Brown University‚Äôs Watson Institute for International […]


Second Mesma AIP Ready for Shipment to Pakistan

Second Mesma AIP Ready for Shipment to Pakistan

DCNS is ready to ship the second of three Mesma air-independent propulsion modules ordered by the Pakistan Navy for its DCNS-designed Agosta 90B submarines. This module will be installed as part of a scheduled major refit for one of two […]


 
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