Tag Archives: Pakistan

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India warns Pakistan against meeting separatists, talks on brink

By C.K. Nayak & Asad Hashim NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – India & Pakistan blamed each other on Saturday for putting at risk a planned peace meeting, with New Delhi warning…

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Hamid Gul, a Pakistan spy master tied to militants, dies

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hamid Gul, who led Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency as it funneled U.S. & Saudi cash & weapons to Afghan jihadis fighting against the Soviets & after…

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South Africa gets revenge with 26-12 win in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — South Africa avenged a first ever loss to Argentina by rebounding with a 26-12 win on Saturday, a desperately-needed boost ahead of the Rugby World…

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China blast zone evacuated over contamination fear; 104 dead

TIANJIN, China (AP) — New small explosions rocked a disaster zone in the Chinese port of Tianjin on Saturday as teams scrambled to clear dangerous chemical contamination & found several…

UK surveyors report biggest house price rises in a year

LONDON (Reuters) – British house prices rose at their fastest rate in a year last month, & a shortage of homes is likely to push prices even higher over the…

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Former U.S. President Carter says he has cancer

By Letitia Stein & David Adams (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that recent liver surgery revealed he had cancer that had spread to other parts…

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Family of five, including three teenage girls, held in counter-terror swoop

Five members of the same family – including three teenage girls – have been arrested in a counter-terrorism probe linked to Syria. They were held on suspicion of "possessing information…

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Tourist playground meets hectic refugee camp on Greek island

KOS, Greece (AP) — On this sunny Greek island accustomed to dealing with nothing more than a summer influx of tourists, authorities are struggling to handle a far different human…

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After nuclear deal, Pakistan and Iran seek to increase trade

By Katharine Houreld ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan is in the final stages of negotiating a deal to increase its electricity imports from Iran tenfold, a Pakistani government spokesman said Tuesday,…

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Turkish military says hits 17 Kurdish militant targets in air strikes

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey carried out air strikes on 17 Kurdish militant targets in the southeastern province of Hakkari on Monday & Tuesday, the military said, ramping up an offensive…