Trump hails recovery of Canadian-American family as ‘positive moment’ in Pak-US relations

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United States President Donald Trump on Thursday said the recovery of the Canadian-American couple from Taliban captivity by Pakistan’s was a “positive moment” for US relations with Pakistan. The Pakistan government’s cooperation is a sign that “it is honouring America’s wishes for it to do more to provide security in the region”, Trump said in a White House statement. Earlier, the army had announced that it had recovered “safe and sound” a family of foreign hostages — an American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children — from the Taliban captivity…

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US approves sale of $15bn missile system to S. Arabia

US Sale $15bn missile system to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has approved the sale of an anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion to enhance the kingdom’s military capabilities, the Pentagon announced. The approval opens the way for Saudi Arabia to purchase 44 Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) launchers and 360 missiles, as well as fire control stations and radars. This sale, valued at up to $15 billion, is part of the $110 Billion package of defence equipment and services initially announced during President Donald Trump’s visit to…

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امریکا نے کیوبا کے 15 سفارتکاروں کو ملک چھوڑنے کا الٹی میٹم دیدیا

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امریکا نے اپنے سفارتکاروں کو پراسرار صوتی حملے سے بچانے میں ناکامی پر کیوبا کے 15سفارتکاروں کو ملک بدر کرنے کے احکامات جاری کر دیے۔ غیر ملکی میڈیا رپورٹس کے مطابق امریکا کی جانب سے کیوبا کے 15 سفارتکاروں کو ملک چھوڑنے کے لیے 7 دن کی مہلت دی گئی ہے۔ اطلاعات کے مطابق امریکا نے گزشتہ ہفتے کیوبا سے اپنے سفارتی مشن کے نصف زائد سفارتکاروں کو وطن واپس بلا لیا تھا۔ کیوبا میں موجود امریکی سفارتکاروں نے ایک پراسرار حملے کی شکایت کی تھی جس کے بعد ان کی…

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‘An attack on Japan is an attack on US,’ says US top general

The United States’ (US) most senior military officer on Friday said North Korea understands that any attack on Japan is equal to one on the US itself and vice versa. General Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, held talks with his Japanese counterpart at the defence ministry in Tokyo, wrapping up a regional tour during heightened tensions with North Korea. Tokyo remains on alert against potential military provocations by Pyongyang after North Korea threatened to fire missiles towards the Pacific island of Guam, US territory, which would…

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US exploring withdrawal option for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration, which until recently appeared committed to sending more troops to Afghanistan, is now said to be considering another extreme option: withdrawal. On Monday, even the Heritage Foundation, a right-wing Washington think tank which has provided several experts to the team reviewing the administration’s Afghan policy, commented on media reports that the United States was turning away from Afghanistan. “Keeping the US flag flying in an increasingly important and geopolitically challenging part of the world is in America’s interest. Now is not a time to turn our…

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