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Afghan spy chief on visit to Pakistan

Afghan spy chief on visit to Pakistan

A new report released on Monday states the U.S. military is keeping information from the public that gauges the war in Afghanistan and gains made by insurgents. In response, Pakistani authorities outrightly dismissed the charges and called for "a credible investigation" into the attacks. Afghanistan witnessed series of terrorist attacks in the past few weeks.



Rajasthan Bypolls: 65.33% Voter Turnout Recorded in Ajmer

The Congress and BJP are going neck-to-neck in the contest. While the BJP has fielded Jaswant Singh Yadav, Congress has fielded Karan Singh Yadav. After the seventh round of counting in Noapara, TMC is leading by more than 32, 627 votes.


Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Released from ICE Custody

Immigrant Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Released from ICE Custody

Attorneys for Ravi Ragbir, executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition in NY, have sought a stay of removal in federal district court in Newark, as they argue for the reversal of his 2000 conviction and sentencing on wire fraud charges.


Top Democrat on House intelligence committee says vote to release memo invalid

Top Democrat on House intelligence committee says vote to release memo invalid

Since it was approved by the committee to be made public, Trump has until February 3 to determine whether it will be released or not. He is the ninth House committee chair to head for the exits, but several of the others faced the prospect of being term-limited out of that role or faced hard re-election prospects.


Israel Boycott Activists Sued Over Lorde Tel Aviv Concert Cancellation

Israel Boycott Activists Sued Over Lorde Tel Aviv Concert Cancellation

Last month, Lorde received an open joint letter from a Palestinian woman and a Jewish woman based in Aotearoa in her native New Zealand urging her to cancel the Tel Aviv gig. Been speaking [with] many people about this and considering all options. The group is allegedly seeking US$13,000 (NZ$17,600). "Thank u (you) for educating me i am learning all the time too".


John R Kotson: The unspoken outcome of nuclear war

John R Kotson: The unspoken outcome of nuclear war

With no clues on whether or not the latest United Nations sanctions will slow down North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, questions remain over how Russia's relations with the isolated state will affect the ongoing tensions on the Korean peninsula.