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Tensions between Pakistan, India should go down: Mark Toner

All this posed an "imminent threat" to regional peace and security, the release said. It's frankly to the benefit of both countries. "When massive floods hit Srinagar two years ago, the government found it hard to deal with the situation and the country saw that our jawans were toiling to save people's lives", he said.


India to mount diplomatic offensive against Pak at BRICS meet

India to mount diplomatic offensive against Pak at BRICS meet

Through its ambassador in Moscow, Pankaj Saran, India has conveyed to Russian Federation its displeasure about the former's joint military exercises with Pakistan at a time when India is trying to isolate it as the state sponsor of terrorism in the region.



Militant attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Those wounded soldiers were taken to a hospital in el-Arish. It is the first major attack in the central Sinai area, which had so far escaped a campaign of Islamist attacks. Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis to Sinai Province, which translates as "Champions of the Holy House", has previously carried out deadly attacks against soldiers and policemen within Egypt.


Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

FARC-EP head Timoleon Jimenez, known as Timochenko, said the rebels would continue the cease-fire and would abide by what they had agreed with the Colombian government, despite the "No" vote. The ceasefire between the Colombian government and FARC was extended by Santos from October 31 to December 31 as his team, political opponents and the rebel group work out a new version of the deal for consideration by voters.


Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPence: I believe Trump has never assaulted a woman Bill Clinton accuser: "Hillary is only for one woman and that's herself" Poll: Ayotte holds slim lead over Hassan in NH Senate race MORE on Thursday submitted written answers under penalty of perjury in a lawsuit about her use of a private email server while secretary of State.



Third-party vote is fairy tale stuff

Leave your comments below. But, while a voter may support those choices, they may not want to leave the two-party system. Columnist Paul Krugman recently asserted that no one cared if voters chose a third-party candidate. Well, the last time I checked, in America you don't own anyone's vote, you have to earn it. Distaste for the American two-party political system is nothing new - the winner-takes-all electoral system has proven success almost impossible as an independent or third-party ...