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Jul 27, 2018
Defending blasphemy laws and seeking peace talks with militants: Five of Imran Khan's most controversial public posturingsImran Khan sparked outrage in January when he lambasted feminism as 'a Western concept', saying in an interview that it had 'degraded the role of mother.'
Jun 15, 2017
Pakistan Army chief Qamar Bajwa slams US for drone strike, calls it counterproductivePakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lashed out at the US for carrying out drone strikes "unilaterally" on a militant hideout in the tribal Orakzai Agency
Mar 14, 2017
Donald Trump gives CIA authority to carry out drone strikes against suspected terroristsUS President Donald Trump has given the CIA the authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, a role previously assigned exclusively to the Pentagon, a media report said.
Jun 16, 2016
Pakistan raises protest over drone attacks, seeks support from UN Human Rights CouncilPakistan has demanded before the UN Human Rights Council that its mechanisms should respond to human rights violations and the loss of precious lives due to drone strikes on its territory
Jun 15, 2016
Illegal US drone strikes resulting in human rights violation: Pakistan to UNPakistan on Wednesday said it has raised at the UN Human Rights Council the issue of US drone strike in the country.
Jun 10, 2016
China backs ally Pakistan, says international community must respect its sovereigntyChina on Friday said the international community should respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan.
Apr 02, 2016
People 'were killed that shouldn't have been': Obama acknowledges civilian deaths by US drone strikesPresident Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that "civilians were killed that shouldn't have been" in past US drone strikes, but said the administration is now "very cautious" about striking where women or children are present
May 08, 2015
US to transition control of 'secret' drone strikes from CIA to Pentagon after hostage mishapThe vast majority of drone strikes since Obama's May 2013 speech have been carried out in Yemen and Pakistan by the CIA.
Apr 24, 2015
I take full responsibility: Obama apologises for CIA drone strike that killed US, Italian hostagesAn American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida, as well as two Americans working with the militant group, were inadvertently killed by CIA drone strikes early this year, the government revealed Thursday.
Dec 22, 2014
Smoke screens and snipers: Islamic State resists Kurdish fighters in SinjarLast week, the Kurdish peshmerga fighters launched the operation to retake Sinjar.