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U.S. designates Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief as Global Terrorist

On the eve of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. Department of State has designated Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Noor Wali Mehsud as a ‘Specially Designated Global Terrorist’. Impact of Designation The designation is part of the US strategy to block the necessary resources for terrorists to plan and carry out attacks. Once designated all of ..

Taliban attacks Kunduz in Afghanistan

Taliban in Afghanistan have launched a major offensive in the Kunduz city, killing six people and wounding more than 50. The attack was launched by the Taliban fighters from various directions after midnight. As stated by the head of the council of Kunduz, Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, has said that the forces of the Taliban attacked ..

Taliban announces spring offensive

The Taliban has announced their spring offensive which happens annually even though the peace talks with the US are underway. The announcement has come even though the meeting with representatives of the Afghan government is slated for an end of the month. Taliban has announced the launch of operation Fath which in Arabic stands for ..

India and China launch their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats

India and China have launched their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats from October 15-26 under the aegis of the Trilateral Cooperation between India, China and Afghanistan. The joint training programme is being held after an understanding for such a cooperation was reached during an informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi ..

Terrorist attack Pakistan’s Kamra air base

  Pakistan’s security structure was breached when terrorists belonging Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) attacked Pakistan Air Force’s Minhas Base in Kamra (a two-hour drive from Islamabad). Although all the terrorists were killed in the battle, the assault killed more than a dozen security personnel and destruction of three JF-17 thunder aircrafts. The attack was done to ..

Girls organize ‘Panchayat’

Amid pandemonium over the Taliban-style decree against women by a village in Baghpat, girl students from different villages in the district organized their own ‘community panchayat’ and vowed not to use mobile phones till they reached Class XII or wear jeans.

News Today : International : July 31 – August 5, 2009

July 29, 2009: China’s Views on Co2 EmmissionsJuly 31, 2009: U.S. signs U.N. disabilities Pact July 31, 2009: Nigerian Islamic sect leader Mohammed Yusuf killed in Police detentionAugust 1, 2009: Russia Opens a plant in TajikistanAugust 5, 2009: Pak bans 25 organisations, including JuD and LeT July 29, 2009: China’s Views on Co2 EmmissionsChina says ..