Islamabad, Pakistan Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Taliban confirms Mullah Mansour's death in drone strike, name extremist scholar as successorRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | The Medina Gazette

    The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor - a scholar known for extremist views who is unlikely to back a peace process with Kabul. The announcement came as a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying court employees in the Afghan capital, killing at least 11 people, an official said.

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  2. Pathankot attack: NIA widens probe against JaishRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: NIA has widened its probe into the Pathankot attack, executed by Jaish-e-Mohammed, to examine the evidence in other terror cases involving the Pakistan-based jihadi outfit floated by Maulana Masood Azhar. NIA sources said investigators were looking at similarities between Pathankot strike and attacks/operations undertaken by Jaish in Tangdhar last year as well as the Kathua and Samba terror attacks that targetted a police station and Army camp respectively in March last year.

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  3. Spotlight: Afghan Taliban appoints new leader amid factional differencesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Xinhuanet

    ISLAMABAD, May 25, 2016 -- Undated photo released by Afghan Islamic Press , a Pakistan -based Afghan news agency, on May 25, 2016 to local media shows the new leader of Afghan Taliban Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada. The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday confirmed the death of its leader Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansoor in an airstrike over the weekend.

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  4. Taliban confirms Mullah Mansour's death in drone strike, name extremist scholar as successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor - a scholar known for extremist views who is unlikely to back a peace process with Kabul.The announcement came as a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying ... (more)

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  5. US backs Chabahar deal despite residual suspicion over IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Times of India

    Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on May 23, 2016, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tehran. WASHINGTON: The Obama administration on Tuesday batted for India with regards to New Delhi's energy initiative with Iran and Afghanistan via Chabahar , amid residual suspicion and misgivings among some lawmakers whether there could be a strategic and military dimension to the tripartite agreement.

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  6. India-Iran pact to counter China-Pak alliance: ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Mydigitalfc.com

    The pact between India and Iran to develop the strategically located Chabahar port, along with the one with Afghanistan on road and rail network, will counter China and Pakistan's alliance in South West Asia, BMI Research said on Wednesday. "The agreement between India and Iran to develop the latter's port of Chabahar is a major boost for both countries, as well as Afghanistan.

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  7. Sufficient power generation to be available by 2017: NA told 25-May-1687Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD The sub-committee of National Assembly's Standing Committee on water and power was apprised on Wednesday that there would be sufficient power generation by 2017 to bridge existing shortfall of 5,000 MW-6,000 MW in Pakistan. The committee, which met with its Convener Nawab Muhammad Yousuf Talpur in the chair, reviewed the performance of different electricity distribution companies of Sindh vis-a-vis incomplete schemes, initiated by the previous government.

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  8. Pakistan backs more African seats in UNSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | India.com

    Islamabad, May 25 : Pakistan supports increase in the number of seats for Africa in the UN Security Council, Radio Pakistan reported on Wednesday. Pakistan's permanent representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi, in a 15-member Security Council debate on UN-AU Cooperation, on Tuesday highlighted the role of regional organisations in addressing issues related to international peace and security.

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  9. Drone attack detrimental for ties with US: Pak army chief Raheel SharifRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | India.com

    Islamabad, May 25 : Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif today told the US envoy that the American drone attack on Pakistani soil to kill Taliban chief Mullah Mansour is detrimental to bilateral ties and counter-productive for the Afghan peace process. US Ambassador David Hale visited the military's General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, the army said.

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  10. Killing of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour: New chief next in the line of fire of the US?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Merinews

    Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in Dalbandin district of Balochistan, in an US drone airstrike, while reportedly coming from Iran. Meanwhile, Maulvi Haibatullah Akhunzada, who was former head of the Taliban's judiciary and one of the two deputies to late Mullah Mansour, has been appointed as new Emir or chief of Taliban.

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  11. Pakistan lodges official strong protest with US over drone attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | DNA India

    "US drone strikes were a violation of Pakistan's sovereignty and detrimental to Pak-US ties and regional stability and damaged peace efforts," said Sharif Army chief Raheel Sharif met United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and expressed concerns over drone strikes, which has been a 'red line' for Islamabad. Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in a meeting with the United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale has expressed serious concerns over the US drone strike in Balochistan which killed Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour.

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  12. Pakistan Railways retrieves 987.074 acres encroached land25-May-1666Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has retrieved land measuring 987.074 acres during almost three years under its anti-encroachment campaign. It is an ongoing campaign which would continue till elimination of encroachments, official sources told APP.

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  13. 40 Sri Lankan Monks arriving Islamabad on May 2925-May-1651Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: A delegation of 40 Buddhist Monks from Sri Lanka is visiting Pakistan from May 29 on the invitation of the government for celebrating the Vesak festival in Pakistan. The delegation is scheduled to arrive Islamabad on May 29 for four days visit, an official of National History and Literary Heritage Division told APP here on Wednesday.

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  14. Pakistan orders AW139s for search and rescueRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | Flight Global

    Signed in Islamabad, the contract also covers its provision of personnel training and logistics support. A total of 11 of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-powered helicopters are already operated in Pakistan.

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  15. Pakistan Says U.S. Airstrike that Killed Taliban Leader Violated Its SovereigntyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Breitbart.com

    "Pakistan wishes to once again state that the drone attack was a violation of its sovereignty, an issue which has been raised with the United States in the past as well," the Pakistani foreign ministry in Islamabad said in a statement, Khaama Press reports. "It may be recalled that the fifth meeting of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group held on 18th May had reiterated that a politically negotiated settlement was the only viable option for lasting peace in Afghanistan and called upon the Taliban to give up violence and join peace talks," it added.

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  16. Scholar appointed successor after death of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar MansourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | GlobalNews

    The Afghan Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and that they have appointed a successor - a scholar known for extremist views who is unlikely to back a peace process with Kabul. The announcement came as a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying court employees in the Afghan capital, killing at least 11 people, an official said.

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  17. Pakistan Army Chief Criticizes U.S. Drone Strike On Taliban ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Weekday Magazine

    The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansur, was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week. Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad's serious concerns over a drone strike on Pakistani soil that killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur.

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  18. Afghan TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Washington Post

    Photo released by the Taliban showing their new supreme commander Haibatullah Akhundzada, who will succeed their slain leader Akhtar Mansour. In a move that may heal the rifts plaguing the insurgent group, the Taliban Wednesday named a new leader and confirmed the death of his predecessor last week in a U.S. drone strike.

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  19. Here's What We Know About The New Taliban LeaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Time

    In this undated and unknown location photo, the new leader of Taliban fighters, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada poses for a portrait. Days after a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, the militant group has acknowledged his death and announced a new chief .

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  20. Pak army chief: Drone attack 'detrimental' to tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | The Times of India

    File photo that purports to show volunteers standing near the wreckage of the destroyed vehicle, in which Mull... Read More ISLAMABAD: The US drone attack on Pakistan's soil to kill Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Mansour is detrimental to bilateral ties, Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif said on Wednesday. Sharif told this to US ambassador David Hale who visited the military's General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, the army said, adding that the situation arising after US drone strike in Balochistan on May 22 came under discussion.

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