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Top Democrat IT Aide Arrested While Trying to Leave US for Pakistan

WASHINGTON � A top technology aide to Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives was arrested Monday at a Washington airport while attempting to leave the United States for Pakistan.

Imran Awan, an IT aide …

OIC condemns deadly suicide bomb attack in Kabul

Jeddah (IINA) – The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the terrorist bomb attack in the Afghan Capital Kabul on Monday, that killed at least 30 people and injured many …

China: India Must Pull Back its Troops Amid Border Standoff

BEIJING � China on Monday warned India not to push your luck by underestimating Beijing’s determination to safeguard what it considers sovereign Chinese territory, amid an ongoing standoff between the two neighbors over a contested …

TRAIN DRIVERS NOT TO BE ALLOWED TO SUSPEND TRAIN SERVICE: SAAD

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that no train driver will be allowed to suspend train service for acceptance of their criminal demands.

Talking to newspersons in Lahore on Sunday, he said all those …

Pentagon Withholds $50 Million in Pakistan Military Aid

PENTAGON The Pentagon has withheld tens of millions of dollars remaining in military aid to Pakistan after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis decided that Islamabad was not taking enough action to counter the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network.…

Trump Taps Veteran Diplomat for Afghan Envoy

STATE DEPARTMENT � President Trump said he intends to nominate John Bass as U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. The longtime diplomat has been the American ambassador to Turkey since 2014.

In announcing the nomination, a White …