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Gunmen kill several people at U.S. Navy Yard

A suspect is dead after a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, a senior Navy official said Monday. Conflicting reports emerged about whether there was another shooter. Ed Zeigler, director of public affairs for Naval District Washington, said earlier Monday that two suspected shooters were “down,” but the senior Navy official could not confirm whether […]

Pakistan sends condolences over US tornado that kills 91

Pakistan on Tuesday expressed sense of shock the loss of life and property caused by tornado in the United States and sent condolences to the families.   The tornado in the US state of Oklahoma killed at least 91 people, with at least 145 people injured including 70 children.   “The Government and people of […]

Pakistan strongly condemns US drone attack in North Waziristan

Pakistan on Monday strongly condemned U.S. drone attack in North Waziristan tribal region which killed at least four people yesterday.   A U.S. spy aircraft fired missiles on a house in Datta Khel town, 35 kilometres, west of Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan, which borders Afghanistan.   “Such unilateral attacks are in contravention […]

Musharraf admits secret deal with U.S. on drone strikes

Former President Pervez Musharraf has acknowledged his government secretly signed off on U.S. drone strikes, the first time a top past or present Pakistani official has admitted publicly to such a deal.   Pakistani leaders long have openly challenged the drone program and insisted they had no part in it, CNN reported.   Musharraf’s admission, […]

Barack Obama clinches: Republican Mitt Romney concedes defeat in White House race

Republican candidate and Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney on Wednesday conceded defeat to President Barack Obama, congratulating the later and his wife and daughters on his second term.   Romney put on a brave face, graciously congratulating Obama and saying he prayed that he would be able to guide the nation properly.   He faced his […]

Sister of alleged attacker apologizes to Malala Yousafzai for attack on her

In what appeared to be another twist in the already confused saga, the sister of alleged assailant has apologized to Malala Yousafzai for attack on her by her brother, Atta Ullah Khan. Rehana Haleem while speaking to CNN said, “Please convey a message to Malala that I apologize for what my brother did to her. […]

Malala’s attacker was perusing masters degree in Swat: Report

At least nine suspects have been arrested up till now in connection with the shooting of 14-year-old child activist Malala Yousufzai, who was shot in the head by Taliban, CNN quoted police officials. The officials added that the main suspects, however, remained at large. Malala, who spoke against the Taliban, was shot in the head […]

US drone strikes kill three in North Waziristan

At least three persons have been killed when a US drone fired two missiles at a suspected militant compound in North Waziristan. The media reports quoting security officials said that at least three persons along with three cows, apparently meant for sacrifice on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, were targeted in the attack. One missile hit […]

Vigorous Barrack Obama outdoes defensive Mitt Romney in foreign policy debate

A vigorous President Barack Obama put Republican challenger Mitt Romney on the defensive on foreign policy in the final debate just 15 days ahead of US Presidential Elections, scheduled to be held on November 06, 2012. Analysts and an immediate poll declared Obama successful in the final debate. President Obama displayed the experience of a […]

Aggressive Obama overcomes Romney in second debate

In the recent face-to-face encounter, an antagonistic Barack Obama landed telling blows on contender Mitt Romney as naked dislike boiled over between the White House foes in a tense debate. Obama – widely perceived to have lost their first encounter – came out swinging in New York on the economy, tax and foreign policy. According […]

Hina Rabban Khar terms attack on Malala a wake-up call for Pakistan

Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that the attack on teenage peace activist Malala Yousufzai could possibly be a turning point for Pakistan, declaring it as a wakeup call for the country. She noted, “Today, for us, it could be possibly a turning point. I would keep my fingers crossed on that.  And what […]

PTI will clean sweep in general elections: Imran Khan

Imran Khan, the cricket-legend, said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will sweep the upcoming general elections in the country. While speaking to CNN, he said, “Youths in a huge number are supporting the PTI and once the electoral process sets in, people will see the party succeeding, as they want change and his party is this […]


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