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US Pakistan F-16 deal and the rut of history

Adnan

By Adnan Yousaf  US-Pakistan F-16 deal expired when United States refused to hand over eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan at the subsidised rate of $270 million and asked Pakistan to make the full payment for the aircraft from its national resources. Though Pakistan was in dire need of these aircraft for counter-terrorism operations, it chose not to pay $699 million for the aircraft which were previously financed through the US Foreign Military Financing (FMF) programme partially. And US, despite of knowing Pakistan’s need for these jets in the ongoing warRead More


Ukraine condemns terrorist attack on Charsadda University, says Ambassador

ISLAMABAD, JAN 25: Ambassador of Ukarian Vovodymyr Lakomov addressing a  press confenrece at the Embassy  on
Monday.=DNA PHHTO

By Adnan Yousaf ISLAMABAD, 26 JAN, (DNA) – Ukraine has condemned the terror attack on a Pakistani educational institution,Bacha Khan University Charsadda in possible strong words and extends its condolences to the bereaved families of the victims. Ambassador of Ukraine in Pakistan Vovodymyr Lokomov said this during a press conference the other day. Speaking on the behalf of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, the ambassador said that Pakistan was a country facing civil war and internal instability since long and we can better understand its situation as we have been passing throughRead More


Millitants kill 2 security personnel in North Waziristan

Millitants kills 2 security personnel in North Waziristan

PESHAWAR: Two security personnel were killed and one injured Friday in North Waziristan’s Ghulam Khan area when militants opened fire at a security forces’ vehicle. According to security sources, militants targeted a security forces’ vehicle which was patrolling the area as per routine. Two security men were killed whereas one sustained injuries. The casualties were shifted to Miramshah hospital after the incident. The semi-autonomous tribal areas on the Afghan border have for years been a hideout for militants of all stripes, including Al Qaeda and the Pakistani Taliban as wellRead More