Archive for July, 2017

Afghan forces recapture Nawa district from Taliban in Helmand

The Afghan security forces recaptured the control of Nawa district from the Taliban insurgents in southern Helmand province. The control of the district fell to Afghan forces after days of clashes and months after it was captured by the Taliban insurgents. Provincial governor’s spokesman Omar Zwak confirmed that the Afghan forces seized the control of the key areas of Nawa […]

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Pakistan aims for enhanced cooperation with France

The French consul-general in Karachi, Francois Dall’Orso, hosted a reception at his residence on Friday evening to celebrate Bastille Day, the national day of France. Mohammad Zubair, the governor of Sindh, was the chief guest. In his speech, he said that the Pakistan government was looking forward to enhanced cooperation with the induction into office of the Macron government. The […]

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China says no room for negotiations on Sikkim standoff with India

With no end in sight to the standoff in the Sikkim sector, China on Saturday said there is “no room” for negotiations to resolve the military face-off and the only solution is the withdrawal of Indian troops from the Donglang or Doklam region. India will face “embarrassment” if it does not withdraw its border troops to its own side and […]

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