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Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has complained to the United States about the greater role President Donald Trump wants for India in Afghanistan, according to media reports.

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The cross-LOC surgical strike last year was carried out by Indian troops to send across a "strong message" to Pakistan, which could not have been conveyed through other means, former General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Army's Northern Command Lt. General D.S. Hooda (retd) has said.

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The Border Security Force shot dead two Pakistani intruders along the India-Pakistan border on Wednesday when they refused to surrender while crossing over to Indian territory.

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Political analyst Agha Iqrar Haroon has said that India has spent Rs7 billion to run an anti-Pakistan campaign in Geneva, Switzerland and that the campaign has originated from Canada.

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The experts at the United Nations underlined the involvement and link between the British Sunni Muslims and the Pakistani-armed Islamic groups that are responsible for spreading terrorism from South Asia to Britain and . . . .

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Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) showcased defence products at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2017 Exhibition at London in UK between September 12 and 15.

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Russia is expected to begin serial production of hypersonic missile Tsirkon or Zircon soon. The missile boasts of speed five times than that of speed of sound.

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China has not shared any hydrological data for the Brahmaputra river this monsoon season with India but continues to give them to Bangladesh.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) has so far been largely dependent on Soviet-era aircraft such as MiG 21s and MiG 27s. So bad is the condition of these fighter jets that they have earned the ominous epithet “Flying Coffin” and “Widow-maker”.

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Global anxieties about a nuclear war are at their highest level in decades, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday as he opened a gathering of world leaders dominated by the crisis with North Korea.

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U.S. manufacturer General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) president, David Alexander, revealed recently that a foreign nation is interested in buying a “quantity” of 90 Predator C Avenger unmanned aircrafts.

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He may have hosted over a hundred of world leaders to Israel this year but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu feels the visits by the US President Donald Trump and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi were "truly historic".

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Russian President Vladimir Putin's special envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov could visit India soon to discuss the Afghan security situation. Even as India remains sceptical about Russia's outreach to Afghan Taliban and Pakistan, it is discussing with Moscow a proposal for a visit to New Delhi by Kabulov next month.

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What do we make of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to New Delhi? On the one hand, it followed an oftrepeated pattern in Indian diplomacy: lots of fine-sounding statements and little by way of action on the ground.

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National Conference leader Omar Abdullah today questioned those calling on the Rohingya Muslims to leave the country, asking whether they would also demand the Tibetan government-in-exile to leave the Indian shores.

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Following the killing of Abu Ismail, Lashkar-e-Taiba’s operational commander in Kashmir, in an encounter at Aaribagh last week, police officials said the terror outfit is likely to nominate local commander Zeenat-ul-islam as the new . . . .

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The US may have gained information regarding India’s nuclear-capable Sagarika and Dhanush missiles and the facility where they were being developed as early as in 2005, according to a document from American whistleblower Edward Snowden’s trove.

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Indian Navy had issued a detailed request for information in January this year for 57 multi-role fighter aircraft to which Russian, French, Swedish and American companies had replied with their intent.

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