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Pakistan hosts regional spymasters resolve to counter Islamic State in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistan hosted on Wednesday an unprecedented meeting of heads of intelligence agencies from Russia, China and Iran to discuss counter terrorism cooperation, with particular focus on the buildup of Islamic State in turmoil-hit Afghanistan. Official sources in Islamabad confirmed that the participants held detailed discussions on joint measures to …

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World powers back Iran oil exports despite US sanctions threat

Vienna: Iran´s remaining partners in the 2015 nuclear deal vowed Friday to keep the energy exporter plugged into the global economy despite the US withdrawal and sanctions threat. Tehran´s top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif praised them for their “will to resist” US pressure, two months after President Donald Trump walked …

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Russian delegation due in Pakistan as Moscow eyes ‘big-ticket investment’

Islamabad: Reports in local and foreign media have recently suggested that Pakistan has been drifting away from the United State due to American policies and President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric. As Americans continue to make Islamabad scapegoat for their failures in Afghanistan, Pakistan also seeks to decrease its reliance on Washington and …

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Triangular Cold war

Ashraf Jahangir Qazi A TRIANGULAR cold war is developing which could be much more dangerous than the 20th-century Cold War. This new cold war ranges the US against Russia and China. The US remains the world’s number one military, S&T, economic and financial power. However, despite its global full-spectrum dominance, …

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Russia tests new Intercontinental Ballastic Missile

Moscow: Russia has successfully tested its latest intercontinental ballistic missile, the country’s military said on Friday. The Defence Ministry said the launch from Plesetsk in northwestern Russia tested the Sarmat missile’s performance in the initial stage of its flight.  Sarmat is intended to replace the Soviet-designed Voyevoda, the world’s heaviest …

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