Pakistan brushes off fears over Trump's Afghan strategy

Rawalpindi, Aug 21 Pakistan's military brushed off speculation today that a new US strategy for neighbouring Afghanistan could include taking a stronger line against Islamabad, insisting the country...

Aug 22, 2017 2:09 AM | Newsscroll

ISIS-K gains foothold in Pakistan

Washington [U.S.A.] Augusts 21 :Islamic State has gained a substantial foothold in Pakistan as many splintered outfits, youths believing in the ideology of Jihad have integrated into the...

Aug 20, 2017 7:38 PM | Newsscroll

Trump to announce new Afghan, South Asia strategy: White House

(Eds: Adds fresh inputs)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 21 President Donald Trump will announce America's new strategy in Afghanistan today, amid reports that his administration could be mulling a...

Aug 21, 2017 5:58 PM | Newsscroll

Trump to announce new Afghan strategy: White House

(Eds: Adds details, McCain criticism)By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 21 US President Donald Trump will announce America's new strategy in Afghanistan today, nearly 16 years after the war began in the...

Aug 21, 2017 10:38 AM | Newsscroll

Trump to address nation on US engagement in Afghan, South Asia

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 21 President Donald Trump will address the US troops and the nation on his plans for Afghanistan and South Asia, the White House has said."President Donald J Trump will...

Aug 21, 2017 7:06 AM | Newsscroll

President Trump has made military strategy decision on Afghanistan, confirms Defence Secy

Washington [US], August 21 : United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has confirmed that a decision has been made on a military strategy in Afghanistan. "I am very comfortable that the...

Aug 20, 2017 4:12 AM | Newsscroll

'US reached decision on Afghan strategy after rigorous debate'

Amman, Aug 20 US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis confirmed today that the Trump administration had decided on a new strategy for Afghanistan after "rigorous" debate, but said President Donald Trump...

Aug 20, 2017 7:46 PM | Newsscroll

'Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan'

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 19 : United States President Donald Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan as he thinks that the Washington is being ripped off by Islamabad. ...

Aug 18, 2017 3:40 AM | Newsscroll

US, S Korea to begin 10-day military drill next week: Pentagon

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 18 The US and South Korea would begin a 10-day-long annual military exercise next week, the Pentagon said today amid the continued provocative behaviour from North...

Aug 18, 2017 10:40 PM | Newsscroll

Mattis to travel to Europe, Middle East: Pentagon

By Lalit K JhaWashington, Aug 18 US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis would travel to the Middle East and Europe next week to re- affirm America's enduring commitment to strategic partnerships in the...

Aug 18, 2017 10:20 PM | Newsscroll