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  • Taliban flag rises over seat of power on fateful anniversary

    Taliban flag rises over seat of power on fateful anniversary

    The white banner, emblazoned with a Quranic verse, was hoisted by Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, the prime minister of the Taliban interim government, in a low-key ceremony

    September 12, 2021
  • Biden marks 9/11 anniversary with tribute, call for unity

    Biden marks 9/11 anniversary with tribute, call for unity

    Biden was a senator when hijackers commandeered four planes and exacted the nation’s worst terror attack in 2001. Now he marks the 9/11 anniversary for the first time as commander in chief.

    September 11, 2021
  • UN chief marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

    UN chief marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

    A total of 2,996 people were killed in the attacks, which were the deadliest in human history, with more than 25,000 others injured.

    September 11, 2021
  • Normal Civilians?

    Normal Civilians?

    The inability to come clean on terror and refrain from the uselessness of differentiating between good and bad terrorists is at the heart of Pakistan's failings. The real challenge is not of the capability of the State to rein in regressive forces; as much as it is of the intent of the State, this leads to shocking compromises, leniencies, and covert support.

    August 8, 2021
  • Iran’s predicament

    Iran’s predicament

    The unforgiveable betrayal of not calling off the sanctions against Iran, despite the devastation and havoc that it has caused, will like the memory of Mohammad Mosaddeq, be known only to Iranians. The civilisation that boasted of antiquity dating back to the Elamite kingdoms, the Achaemenid empire, Cyrus the Great has for the last many centuries nurtured a religion-inspired martyr-syndrome that systematically believes in betrayal of its people. It has done so in terms of suffering, silently and by never forgetting or forgiving

    April 10, 2020
  • Joining US after 9/11 one of Pakistan’s ‘biggest blunders’: Imran Khan

    Joining US after 9/11 one of Pakistan’s ‘biggest blunders’: Imran Khan

    After the US invasion following the 9/11 attack, Pakistan supported the American forces against the Taliban.

    September 24, 2019
  • PM Modi tears into Pak in Trump’s presence, cites 26/11, 9/11 attacks, Kashmir issue

    PM Modi tears into Pak in Trump’s presence, cites 26/11, 9/11 attacks, Kashmir issue

    On the Centre's move to revoke Article 370, Prime Minister Modi asked the entire cheering audience to give a standing ovation to the Parliament.

    September 23, 2019
  • US baby born on 9/11 at 9.11 weighs 9lbs 11oz

    US baby born on 9/11 at 9.11 weighs 9lbs 11oz

    Baby Christina was born after a Caesarean section and operating theatre staff were stunned when the baby's time of birth and weight were recorded, the BBC reported.

    September 14, 2019
  • New book gives inside story of Osama Bin Laden

    New book gives inside story of Osama Bin Laden

    American journalist, author and think tank executive, who interviewed Osama Bin Laden shared his experience about meeting the mastermind of the  9/11 attacks, war reporting, and his future endeavours. Speaking on the sidelines of the just concluded Jaipur Literature Festival, Peter Bergen, said, “The first thing that struck me was Bin laden was very tall. …

    February 4, 2018
  • PM Modi pays tributes to victims of 9/11 attacks

    PM Modi pays tributes to victims of 9/11 attacks

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to the victims of the gruesome 9/11 attacks that left about 3000 people dead. In his message on the 15th anniversary of the attacks, Modi said: “11th September…two contrasting images come to the mind. Today we pray tributes to all those who lost their lives in gruesome …

    September 11, 2016