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Kashmir police arrested in deadly misconduct cases

Kashmir police arrested in deadly misconduct cases

Three policemen and an army officer have been arrested in Indian Kashmir as part of separate investigations into the death of a man in custody and an allegedly faked gunbattle, officials said Monday. Last month, Nazim Rashid, a 28-year-old shopkeeper, […]


Pakistan naval officers face court martial over raid

Pakistan naval officers face court martial over raid

Three Pakistani naval officers are to face an unprecedented court martial for charges of negligence over a Taliban attack on an air base that took 17 hours to repel and left 10 military personnel dead. The group of heavily armed […]


Gunmen torch 10 NATO oil tankers in south Pakistan

Gunmen torch 10 NATO oil tankers in south Pakistan

Unknown gunmen early Monday attacked NATO oil supply tankers in southern Pakistan, wounding three people and destroying 10 vehicles, police said. The attack took place in the town of Khairpur, some 350 kilometers (220 miles) northeast of the Arabian Sea […]


Airmen compete for Team Pakistan

Airmen compete for Team Pakistan

Chanting, “Team Pakistan,” as they ascended the ramp to a KC-135R Stratotanker, four of the five-member Pakistan Air Mobility Rodeo 2011 aeromedical evacuation team were American Airman. Upon discovery that Pakistan only had one flight surgeon to compete in the […]


US tried to stop Pakistan nuclear drive

US tried to stop Pakistan nuclear drive

The United States waged a secret diplomatic campaign in the 1970s to prevent Pakistan from developing nuclear weapons by pressing countries to control exports, declassified documents said. In remarks with striking parallels to current US debates, officials in President Jimmy […]


North Korea Source of 40 Percent of Developing World’s Missiles

North Korea Source of 40 Percent of Developing World’s Missiles

North Korea is the top supplier of ballistic missiles to developing nations. Forty percent of all ballistic missiles sold to these countries since 1987 have come from North Korea, according to a new study. This means that roughly 1,200 ballistic […]


US Looks at New Ways to Supply Troops in Afghanistan

US Looks at New Ways to Supply Troops in Afghanistan

The United States must study ways to resupply troops in Afghanistan if Pakistan closes the supply corridor through that country, President Barack Obama’s choice to lead U.S. Transportation Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. Air Force Gen. William […]


Drone Usage on the Rise in Conflicts Worldwide

Drone Usage on the Rise in Conflicts Worldwide

Drones are becoming more widespread throughout the world – be it in Pakistan, Iraq, in Yemen or Somalia. These unmanned planes, currently mainly piloted remotely, may eventually engage each other on their own. On Thursday, Iranian and Indian media reported […]


US Claims Of ‘No Civilian Deaths’ Are Untrue

US Claims Of ‘No Civilian Deaths’ Are Untrue

Claims by President Obama’s chief counter-terrorism adviser John Brennan that ‘there hasn’t been a single collateral [civilian] death’ in Pakistan since August 2010 are found to be untrue today, following a major Bureau investigation. According to Brennan, Barack Obama himself […]


 
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