Author: asadkhan

Pakistan’s Navy blocked Indian sub from its waters

Pakistan’s military said its navy detected and blocked an Indian submarine from entering the country’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea over the weekend. In a statement Tuesday, the military said the Indian submarine had been detected by the navy’s long-range maritime patrol aircraft on Saturday. It said the submarine was then blocked from entering […]

‘Father of Pakistan’s bomb’ A.Q. Khan dies at 85

The atomic scientist was hailed as a national hero for transforming his country into the world’s first Islamic nuclear power, but regarded by the West as a dangerous renegade responsible for smuggling technology to rogue states. He died after being transferred to the KRL Hospital in Islamabad with lung problems. Khan had been admitted to the same hospital in August with […]

Taliban say they won’t work with US to contain Islamic State

The Taliban on Saturday ruled out cooperation with the U.S. to contain extremist groups in Afghanistan, staking out an uncompromising position on a key issue ahead of the first direct talks between the former foes since America withdrew from the country in August. Senior Taliban officials and U.S. representatives are to meet Saturday and Sunday […]

Facebook is getting hammered by lawmakers, consumers and even investors

Facebook is in the eye of the storm. Politicians from both sides of the aisle are livid after a trove of leaked internal documents revealed that Facebook has long known, from its own research, the severe harm its apps can cause. Consumers are mad from being knocked off the company’s services for six hours on […]