There were no immediate comments from Ghani’s government or the Taliban.
Russia had denied developing what U.S. intelligence calls the SSC-8/9M729 cruise missile system.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a two hundred million dollars cooperation agreement to execute Phase-III of the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme. The agreement, which will be funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, was signed by UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme Director, Abdullah Khalifa Al Ghafli, and Commandant MCE, Major General Anwar Ul Haq Chaudhry in Islamabad. Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Hamad Obeid Al Zaabi were also…
LONDON: More than 40 British companies including major retailers and soft drinks companies on Thursday pledged to eliminate unneccessary plastic packaging as part of an anti-pollution push. The 42 firms, responsible for 80 percent of plastic packaging sold in Britain, have signed up to a pact that aims to tackle plastic pollution over the next seven years through a series of measures. These include cutting down on single-use plastic packaging, making all plastic packaging reusable or recyclable and stipulating that 30…
TOKYO: Japan and India signed a civilian nuclear accord on Friday, opening the door for Tokyo to supply New Delhi with fuel, equipment and technology for nuclear power production, as India looks to atomic energy to sustain its rapid economic growth. It was the first time Japan, the only country to have suffered a nuclear attack, has concluded such a pact with a country that is not signatory to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT). The accord stipulates nuclear fuel and equipment provided can only be used for…
WASHINGTON: The United States has set out limits to its use of data collected in bulk about European citizens after a new information-sharing pact was agreed this month, according to documents seen by Reuters.