Day: January 10, 2018

As US aid to Pakistan, Pakistan dismisses economic fears — for now

open view web desk January 10, Washington’s freeze on billions in military assistance to Pakistan will have limited impact, thanks to its friendship with China and diminishing importance of aid to the economy, observers say — but there could be trouble if the US calls in its debts. […]

IS cells operate in Kabul under noses of Afghan and US forces

open view web desk Middle-class Afghans turned jihadists have assisted the Islamic State group’s expansion from its stronghold in Afghanistan’s restive east to Kabul, analysts say, helping to make the capital one of the deadliest places in the country. IS has claimed nearly 20 attacks across Kabul in […]

South Korea’s Moon says Trump deserves ‘big’ credit for North Korea talks

open view web desk SEOUL, Jan 10 : South Korean President Moon Jae-in credited U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday for helping to spark the first inter-Korean talks in more than two years, and warned that Pyongyang would face stronger sanctions if provocations continued. South Korea’s Moon says […]

India allows foreign investors to own up to 49 percent of Air India

open view web desk NEW DELHI, Jan 10: India cleared a proposal on Wednesday to allow foreign investors to own up to a 49 percent stake in state-run carrier Air India, paving the way for global airlines to bid for the loss-making flagship carrier. It brings Air India, which […]

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