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Baghdad Blast Turns Wedding Joy into Funeral Grief

Baghdad Blast Turns Wedding Joy into Funeral Grief

Monday, September 15, 2014 11:05

Raghda Yaqub was just days away from marriage, but a bombing in east Baghdad meant the 24-year-old Iraqi was buried wearing her wedding dress instead. [caption id="attachment_39116" align="alignright" width="384"] Baghdad Blast[/caption] “Last Thursday was her engagement, and ...

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White House Makes it Official US at War With IS

White House Makes it Official US at War With IS

Saturday, September 13, 2014 11:38

The White House declared Friday the United States was at war with Islamic State radicals, seeking to rub out another semantic flap over its Syria policy. [caption id="attachment_39070" align="alignright" width="360"] Barack Obama[/caption] In a series of television ...

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Five Sikh Families Leave for India

Five Sikh Families Leave for India

Friday, September 12, 2014 13:04

[caption id="attachment_39043" align="alignright" width="384"] Sikh Families[/caption] Against the backdrop of escalating violence against religious minority communities, at least five Sikh families have left Pakistan for India, citing financial woes, a family elder revealed on Thursday. Baba Amarjit ...

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After Postponing Pakistan Trip Chinas President to Visit India Next Week

After Postponing Pakistan Trip Chinas President to Visit India Next Week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:20

[caption id="attachment_38959" align="alignright" width="384"] Chinas President Xi Jinping[/caption] Chinas President Xi Jinping will make his first official visit to rival Asian giant India next week, officials said Tuesday, as expanding trade between the two ...

Tahir-ul-Qadri Supporters Paid to Join Protests (BBC Report)

Tahir-ul-Qadri Supporters Paid to Join Protests (BBC Report)

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:10

As the talks between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the government resumed, courtesy the Opposition’s Political Jirga, both protesting parties have shifted their sit-ins back to D-Chowk. The move comes in the wake of news that the Chinese President had postponed his trip ...

After Syria - Iraq - IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

After Syria – Iraq – IS Makes Inroads in Pakistan

Monday, September 8, 2014 11:23

Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. [caption id="attachment_38904" align="alignnone" width="600"] Taliban[/caption] A splinter group of ...

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At Least 17 Killed Car Bomb Blast in Baghdad

At Least 17 Killed Car Bomb Blast in Baghdad

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:31

Two car bombs exploded in Shiite-majority areas of the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 17 people, security and medical officials said. [caption id="attachment_38862" align="alignnone" width="600"] Car Bomb Blast in Baghdad[/caption] The first blast struck an area ...

Chinese President Postpones his Visit to Pakistan

Chinese President Postpones his Visit to Pakistan

Friday, September 5, 2014 12:01

[caption id="attachment_38848" align="alignright" width="360"] Chinese President Xi Jinping[/caption] Chinese President Xi Jinping has postponed his scheduled visit to Pakistan in the wake of security fears, sources told media. The Chinese president was scheduled to ...

Al-Qaeda Declares New Branch in Indian Sub-continent

Al-Qaeda Declares New Branch in Indian Sub-continent

Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:46

[caption id="attachment_38820" align="alignright" width="360"] Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri[/caption] Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri declared Wednesday in a video message that the global Islamist extremist movement has launched a new branch to lead its struggle in ...

Afghan Talks for Unity Government Collapse Crisis Deepens

Afghan Talks for Unity Government Collapse Crisis Deepens

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 13:05

[caption id="attachment_38775" align="alignright" width="360"] Ashraf Ghani[/caption] Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote....