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Putin names U.S. a 'security threat'

Moscow: Jan 3; A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia's national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the West have deteriorated in recent years.

The document, "About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation", was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New Year's Eve.It says Russia has managed to heighten its role in solving global problems and international conflicts. That heightened role has caused a reaction by the West, it says.

UNICEF number two resigns after complaints of inappropriate behaviour

United Nation: UNICEF deputy director Justin Forsyth has resigned following complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff in his previous...

Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Islamabad: In a major blow to Nawaz Sharif's political career, Pakistan's Supreme Court today disqualified the ousted prime minister as the chief of h...

Syria regime pounds rebel enclave, sends fighters to face Turkey

Syria: Regime air strikes on Wednesday pushed the death toll from three days of bombing in Syria's rebel Eastern Ghouta to over 200 as Damascus pitche...

Pak PM reluctant to take stern action against JuD: Report

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reversed his decision to take stern action against Hafiz Saeed-led Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-i-...