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Who let terrorists return, asks PM Shehbaz

The News International 02 Feb 2023
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday raised serious concern over the resurfacing of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, saying the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had failed to maintain security despite availability of special funds ... Shehbaz Sharif lauded the courage and resilience of the people of KP for bearing the brunt of terrorism.
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Russia said eyeing eastern Ukraine push; Kyiv targets graft

Jamaica Observer 02 Feb 2023
Russia has frequently attacked apartment buildings during the war, causing civilian casualties, although the Kremlin often denies such reports ... “No goal other than terror,” he said on Facebook. “The only way to stop Russian terrorism is to defeat it.
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NA divided over launching ‘another operation’

Dawn 02 Feb 2023
While expressing his concern over the trend of blaming only the Afghans for terrorism, the MNA said the Taliban were portrayed as hero by the past rulers, who pushed the country into the Afghan war when US dollars were raining on them ... He regretted that Peshawar was still without security cameras despite being the worst victim of terrorism.
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Mian Iftikhar questions logic behind talks with militants

The News International 02 Feb 2023
NOWSHERA ... Mian Iftikhar said that besides the security lapse, the investigators should look into other factors too ... He said a war had been imposed on the Pakhtun soil under a conspiracy to loot our resources. He added the so-called war on terror was benefiting the countries selling arms ... Comments. Comment. .
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Not responsible for rising terrorism, inflation: Imran Khan

The News International 02 Feb 2023
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Wednesday slammed the government for shifting the blame over rising terrorism and berating his party for its policy towards the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) ... “There was a fear of war in Afghanistan which is why I wanted Faiz Hameed to retain his position.”.
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The US Is Making Billions Being Warlords in Yemen

Antiwar 02 Feb 2023
One of Biden’s promises during his presidential campaign was to immediately move to end all support for the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen ... Former president Saleh of Yemen was once considered a cornerstone in the War on Terror in the early 2000s and built the army to combat AQAP for many years in Yemen.
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No concrete steps taken by Sweden to fulfill NATO bid promises: Top Turkish diplomat

Anadolu Agency 02 Feb 2023
Terrorism is one of the main threats mentioned in NATO documents, he said, adding that Ankara expects its allies to address its concerns in this regard. Sweden and Finland formally applied to join NATO last May, a decision spurred by Russia’s war on Ukraine.
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Committee on competition bodes ill for Sino-US ties

China Daily 02 Feb 2023
Although the committee's functions are limited to investigation and policy recommendations, its establishment has sent a clear political signal that the US is launching a new Cold War against China ... First, after the Sept 11 terrorist attacks in 2001, anti-terrorism became the priority for the US' national security mechanism.
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Imran defends plan to resettle TTP, warns against poll delay

Dawn 02 Feb 2023
In an address on Wed­nesday, the PTI chairman linked the surge in terror incidents across Pakistan with his removal from power and held the incumbent PDM government responsible for derailing the peace process. “When the Afghan war ended… some 30,000 to 40,000 Pakistani tribal ...
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NATO part of US ocean-front strategy

China Daily 02 Feb 2023
Bush launched the disastrous "War on Terror" in 2001 to supposedly fight global terrorism ... autonomy" after Bush launched the "War on Terror" was seen in Washington as a serious threat to NATO's cohesion and the US' ability to counter the growing influence of Russia and China.
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Situationer: Peshawar attack — key questions that need to be answered

Dawn 02 Feb 2023
THE suicide bombing at the sprawling Malik Saad Shaheed Police Lines in Pesha­war was among the deadliest to hit this city ... “Had terrorism originated from Afghanistan, it would have spread to China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran as well,” he said in a speech on Wednesday. “Afghanistan is not a centre of terrorism.
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KP policemen take to streets in uniform against Peshawar suicide bombing

Dawn 02 Feb 2023
PESHAWAR ... They demanded independent investigation into the blast in mosque at the police lines in Peshawar ... They stated that police were fighting as frontline force in the war against terrorism and rendered countless sacrifices ... They were carrying banners and placards inscribed with the slogans against the current wave of terrorism ... .
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Where did Rs417bn in ‘anti-terror’ funds go, PM asks KP

Dawn 02 Feb 2023
• Shehbaz terms PTI claims about lack of money to fight terror ‘distortion of facts’ ... The premier made this observation during a weekly meeting of the federal cabinet which only had one agenda — resurgence of terrorism — after PM Sharif said he wanted an open discussion on the matter ... “Terrorism is rearing its head again,” he said.
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Institutional police response

Dawn 02 Feb 2023
The rather soft response to these acts of terrorism, as feared, has now culminated in the Peshawar Police Lines mosque attack ... These acts of terror have engendered a sense of insecurity, with negative ramifications for a country beset with economic woes and political instability ... Punjab’s Counter-Terrorism Department deserves special mention.
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Fan experience just one of the reasons new lacrosse league abruptly ends inaugural season, CEO says

NJ 02 Feb 2023
The league started its inaugural season just one month ago, with one of its nine teams, the Trenton Terror, playing at the Cure Insurance Arena in Trenton. The Terror only played five games before learning of the abrupt decision this week ... Trenton Terror season ticket holders Ryan ...

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