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Fake news: Russia dog execution image actually shot in Pakistan (PHOTO)

A picture circulating online of an alleged dog cull in Russia actually depicts Pakistan, during an attempt to reduce the number of stray animals on the streets of Karachi in 2016. Ahead of the World Cup there were fears that Russia would try to exterminate stray dogs in time for the arrival of fans. However, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko ...

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Pakistan tests submarine-launched, nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan has announced a successful test of its state-of-the-art Babur-III, which is a submarine-launched, nuclear-capable cruise missile. The Babur missile family has been in service since 2010. The third modification of the cruise missile was developed for the Pakistan’s navy to provide a second-strike capability in case of a war. Babur-III is submarine-launched, capable of carrying a nuclear payload weighing ...

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‘Efforts paid off’: Pakistan wins last-minute reprieve over terrorist financing

Pakistan thwarted a US bid to put it back on a terrorist-financing watch list, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Tuesday, adding that Islamabad was given a three-month reprieve by an international watchdog. Asif tweeted on Tuesday that the country would not be put back on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) watch list – which it had been on ...

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‘Betrayed’ Pakistan army chief won’t ask for further US aid

Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa spoke with US Central Command General Joseph Votel on the phone and said he feels “betrayed” after recent actions by the US to cut military aid. He will not seek further funding. Bajwa made the comments to Votel earlier this week during a phone call, a spokesman for Pakistan’s military said in a ...

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Trump says Rand Paul’s call to end all US aid to Pakistan ‘a good idea’

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 11:21 US President Donald Trump praised a bill that Senator Rand Paul plans to introduce, aiming to cut all US aid to Pakistan, after the US State Department conditionally withheld security funding to the country. “Good idea Rand!” Trump tweeted Friday night, sharing a video of Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) promoting his bill to eliminate ...

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US & Israel target Iran, Pakistan and other Muslim countries for their resources – Erdogan

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 17:02 Turkey’s leader has accused the US and Israel of meddling in the affairs of Iran and Pakistan, as well as those of other Muslim countries, and are driven by the desire to grab their natural resources. “We cannot accept that some countries — foremost the US, Israel — to interfere [sic!] in the internal ...

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US suspends aid to Pakistan demanding ‘decisive actions against terrorism’

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 20:26 Edited time: 4 Jan, 2018 21:19 The US State Department has officially cut security funding for Pakistan, saying it will only be restored if Islamabad takes action against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said she could not yet reveal the exact figure, but said the cut was ...

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Pakistan brings Chinese yuan on par with US dollar for investment & trade with Beijing

Published time: 4 Jan, 2018 15:22 Pakistani companies have been given a green light to use the Chinese yuan in trade with Beijing, which could potentially sideline the US dollar and other currencies used there. The move coincides with a US-Pakistan aid row. The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said it “has taken comprehensive policy-related measures to ensure that imports, ...

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'US scapegoating Pakistan over its own Afghanistan failure'

Washington is mistaken if it hopes to solve the problem in Afghanistan by placing blame on Pakistan, experts have told RT. If someone should want stability in Afghanistan, it is Pakistan. Islamabad summoned the US ambassador on Tuesday over a tweet posted by President Donald Trump on New Year’s Day. In his first Twitter salvo of 2018, the American president accused ...

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No fresh start? Trump lashes out at Pakistan, Iran in his first 2018 tweets

US President Donald Trump apparently decided not to start the New Year with a clean slate, opting to re-ignite old disputes instead. In his first 2018 tweets, the US leader hit out at Iran and Pakistan. Islamabad was the first to attract the anger of the US leader, as Trump accused it of giving the US “nothing but lies & ...

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