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NATO Fighter Jets Meet More and More Russians Over the Baltic States

NATO

AMARI AIR BASE, Estonia – The British Royal Air Force sees an increase in Russia’s air activity as the service conducts NATO air policing mission in the Baltic this summer, Business Insider reported Saturday. However, pilots on the ground in Estonia stated that the intercepted conversations remained safe and professional. …

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Local Elections Held in Pakistan’s Tribal Region

Elections

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas held their first-ever provincial elections on Saturday, in a region along the Afghan border that was once controlled by militant groups. Nearly 3 million people were eligible to vote in the provincial assembly elections on July 20, which opened at 8 a.m. local time …

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Iran seizes British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN – Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps announced that it has confiscated a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, Yenisafak announced on Saturday. “The British tanker Stena Impero has been arrested by the IRGC’s first Marine Division for failing to comply with the maritime rules,” the Iranian forces …

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All Issues with Afghanistan Being Resolved Amicably: Shehryar Afridi

All Issues with Afghanistan Being Resolved Amicably, Shehryar Afridi

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s Minister of State for States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Shehryar Khan Afridi Friday said all issues with Afghanistan were being resolved amicably and bilateral ties between the two ‘brother’ countries were getting strength with each passing day. Addressing a press conference, accompanied by Adviser to Afghan President …

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Six Killed, 27 Injured in Kabul IED Blast

Six killed, 27 injured in Kabul IED blast

KABUL – At least six people were killed and another 27, nearly all of them civilians, were injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off near southern entrance of the Kabul University. Interior Ministry said the blast took place at 7:20 am due to an IED that was attached …

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US Shoot Down Iranian Drone in Hormuz Strait: Trump

We have no information on the loss of a drone today: Zarif WASHINGTON – A US Navy ship shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after its operators ignored the warnings, US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Thursday. This is Washington’s first military action …

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