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US Voices Trust on Security of Pak Nukes

US Voices Trust on Security of Pak Nukes

Friday, July 11, 2014 10:49

The United States expressed confidence over the safety of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. Replying to a question raised in the backdrop of Iraq situation where insurgents are persistently on the rise, the US State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said that her country had been confident of the security of ...

Israel Prepares for Major Gaza Offensive

Israel Prepares for Major Gaza Offensive

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 13:16

Israel bombarded the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in strikes that Palestinian officials said killed at least 13 people, stepping up what threatens to become a long-term offensive against Hamas after scores of rockets hit Israeli towns. [caption id="attachment_37995" align="alignright" width="360"]...

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Hamas Fires Dozens of Rockets Israel Retaliates

Hamas Fires Dozens of Rockets Israel Retaliates

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:57

[caption id="attachment_37946" align="alignright" width="384"] Hamas Fires Dozens of Rockets Israel[/caption] Hamas members in Gaza fired “dozens” of rockets into southern Israel late Monday, the group said after six of its ...

Queen Elizabeth II Launches British Biggest Warship

Queen Elizabeth II Launches British Biggest Warship

Saturday, July 5, 2014 12:41

Queen Elizabeth II smashed a bottle of whisky against Britain's biggest warship on Friday as she gave her name to the new aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Scotland. [caption id="attachment_37900" align="alignright" width="360"] British Biggest Warship[/caption]...

Militants Blow Up in Saudi Arabia

Militants Blow Up in Saudi Arabia

Saturday, July 5, 2014 12:11

[caption id="attachment_37861" align="alignright" width="368"] Saudi Arabia[/caption] Saudi-owned al-Arabia television said on Saturday that two suspected al Qaeda militants who had been surrounded inside a government building in southern Saudi Arabia after an attack on a border post ...

Washington Seeks Tighter Security for Some US-bound Flights (Airborne Threats)

Washington Seeks Tighter Security for Some US-bound Flights (Airborne Threats)

Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:30

US authorities plan to bolster security at some airports in Europe and the Middle East with direct flights to the United States, officials said Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_37847" align="alignright" width="384"] US-bound Flights[/caption] Amid concern terror groups are developing ...

US Navy Gets its First Female Admiral

US Navy Gets its First Female Admiral

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:20

The US Navy has promoted a woman to the rank of a four-star admiral for the first time in its 238-year history, a milestone for females in the American military. [caption id="attachment_37810" align="alignright" width="360"] Michelle Howard[/caption] In ...

Buddhist Group says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline monks Visa

Buddhist Group says US Cancels Sri Lankan Hardline monks Visa

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:13

[caption id="attachment_37779" align="alignright" width="360"] Buddhist Group[/caption] The United States cancelled the visa given to a Sri Lankan Buddhist monk heading a hardline group accused of involvement in violence against Sri Lanka's minority Muslims, an official of the group ...

Nigeria Coach Not to Seek out Scapegoats Over Defeat

Nigeria Coach Not to Seek out Scapegoats Over Defeat

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 11:09

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi said that his side's World Cup elimination by France in the last 16 was "painful", but vowed that he would not seek out scapegoats. [caption id="attachment_37775" align="alignright" width="360"] Nigeria Coach[/caption] Bidding to reach ...

North Korea Confirms Latest Missile Test

North Korea Confirms Latest Missile Test

Monday, June 30, 2014 11:33

North Korea confirmed Monday its second missile test in recent days, with leader Kim Jong-Un overseeing the drill ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to South Korea. [caption id="attachment_37767" align="alignright" width="360"] ...