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U.S. considers faster pullout in Afghanistan:NYT

Increasingly frustrated by his dealings with President Hamid Karzai, President Obama is giving serious consideration to speeding up the withdrawal of United States forces from Afghanistan and to a “zero option” that would leave no American troops there after next year, according to American and European officials, US media has reported.   Mr. Obama is […]

President Barack Obama nominates Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State

U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as his next secretary of state.   The president said Senator Kerry’s entire life prepared him for the role, and praised him for the “respect and confidence” he has earned from world leaders. Kerry ran as Democratic presidential candidate in 2004 and […]

Obama administration warns Congress over Pakistan curbs: Report

The White House has warned Congress that its curbs on Pakistan could jeopardize the US-led campaign against militancy in the region, Dawn reported.   Executive Office of the US President issued a policy statement, warning the lawmakers that placing such limitations on reimbursement to the government of Pakistan was having a negative impact on bilateral […]

Israel attacks Hamas Headquarter in Gaza

Israeli air strikes on Saturday targeted the headquarters of Gaza’s Hamas leaders, as the bombardment of the coastal enclave moved into a fourth day. According to the reports, the building was extensively damaged in the attack, which Egypt’s PM Hisham Qandil had visited on Friday.   At least 29 Palestinians and three Israelis have died […]

Seven states of America qualify for secession response from White House

Residents in at least seven states of America have filed petitions for secession from the union, enough to require a response from the White House.   Citizens from more than 40 states have filed petitions with the White House seeking to secede from the union, and by Wednesday, seven states had gathered enough signatures to […]

Over 20 states file petition for separation from US

In what appeared to be an unexpected development, American citizens from at least 20 US states have filed petitions to secede following re-election of Barack Obama.   Several petitions following the re-election surfaced requesting the Obama administration to peacefully grant the applied states to withdraw from the United States of America in order to create […]

David Petraeus resigns over extra-marital relationship

United States (US) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David Petraeus has tendered his resignation from his post, citing an extramarital affair.   Petraeus said in a message to CIA staff said, “Yesterday afternoon, I went to the White House and asked the president to be allowed, for personal reasons, to resign from my position as […]

Best of America is yet to come: says re-elected Barack Obama

In his first speech after his re-election, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the best of the United States is yet to come, offering thanks to the American people who have elected themselves up for the second term.   Barack Obama delivered a victory speech to his supporters after being projected the winner of the […]

Barack Obama, Mitt Romney struggling for final push

With less than 48 hours remaining in what it feels like the longest election race ever, President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters and are engaged in a heated exchange of words in their final leg of campaigning. The two contenders have flooded the […]

Attack on Malala Yousufzai pours worldwide condemnation

Terming it a cowardice attack, leaders from across the globe voiced their outrage and strongest condemnation over the shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani peace-activist. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, US President Barrack Obama, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and UK’s Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi condemned the attack on Pakistani peace-activist. A statement issued […]

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has only two options; letter or disqualification: Aitzaz Ahsan

Pakistan Peoples’ Party Senator Aitzaz Ahsan on Saturday said that Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has no other option than to write to Swiss authorities or get disqualified, rejecting any middle way between government and judiciary. While speaking to a private TV channel, the renowned jurist rejected the impression that he advised his party not […]

How modern communication ruined Obama’s tour to Afghanistan – World News

The US President Barack Obama is currently visiting Kabul, Afghanistan, in order to to sign a post-war agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. His visit to Afghanistan was supposedly a secret tour but Twitter almost let the cat out of the bag. The news spread like jungle-fire eventually causing the White House to scramble to […]


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