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Pakistan Army Best Special Service Group Navy SSG

Pakistan Army Best Special Service Group Navy SSG

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Google to open up Android to rivals in out-of-court deal with Russia

MOSCOW: Alphabet Inc’s Google will open up its popular Android mobile operating system to rival search engines in Russia as part of a deal to settle a two-year dispute with Russian competition authorities. The deal sets a new precedent for the tech giant, which faces multiple complaints worldwide that it …

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152 Facebook pages blocked for featuring blasphemous content: interior ministry

ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry informed the National Assembly on Monday that 152 Facebook pages have been blocked for featuring blasphemous content. The written reply came to the question asked by MNA Sahibzada Tariq Ullah regarding action taken by the government against those involved in the posting of blasphemous content on …

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COAS agreed to help hold fair polls in 2018: Imran

SLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that he had informed Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa that his party would not put up with another controversial election like the one in 2013. “I met Gen Bajwa recently and told him clearly that …

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No change in Rangers’ assistance to police, says govt

KARACHI: The Sindh government on Monday termed the impression created by the media that it had withdrawn duties and functions of the Rangers as ‘legally’ and ‘factually’ incorrect. “An impression has been created in a section of print and electronic media that the government of Sindh has withdrawn duties and …

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Turkey opposition disputes Erdogan referendum win, monitors concerned

ANKARA: Turkey’s opp­o­sition on Monday called for the annulment of a referendum giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, as international monitors voiced concern over the campaign and vote count. The referendum was seen as crucial not just for shaping the political system of Turkey but also the future …

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IS seeking alliance with Al Qaeda, says Iraqi vice president

BAGHDAD: The militant Islamic State group is talking to Al Qaeda about a possible alliance as Iraqi troops close in on IS fighters in Mosul, Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi said in an interview on Monday. Allawi said he got the information on Monday from Iraqi and regional contacts knowledgeable …

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Why the noise over Kashmir human shield, Indian AG wonders

NEW DELHI: In remarks that may interest supporters of international humanitarian covenants, India’s Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has disapproved of growing criticism of a human shield the army used in Indian Kashmir to thwart stone-pelting protesters rec­ently, NDTV said on Monday. “The recent report about a stone pelter tied to …

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Most militants surveyed in jails suffering from ‘psychological problems’: CTD

KARACHI: Most of the 500 or so militants languishing in jails across the province belonged to low-income groups and were suffering from psychological and other ailments, while over 40 per cent of them joined banned outfits because of unemployment or other economic difficulties, showed a recent survey carried out by …

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Pence warns N. Korea ‘era of strategic patience is over’

SEOUL/TOKYO/BEIJING/UNITED NATIONS: In a trip full of Cold War symbolism, US Vice President Mike Pence travelled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the US and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, “the era of strategic patience is over.” Pence …

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