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NYPD to allow Sikh officers to wear turbans, grow beard
29.12.16 - TEAM PT

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has come up with new rules allowing Sikh police officers to wear turbans instead of traditional police hats, officials said. Sikh officers have until now worn turbans under their caps.
 
New York Police commissioner James O’Neill announced the measures being ...
  


Foreign tourists to be quizzed about their social media info when entering US
23.12.16 - TEAM PT

In a move designed to spot potential terror threats, the US government quietly began requesting select foreign visitors to provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving in the country, according to a media report. Since Tuesday, foreign travelers arriving in the ...
  


Pakistan plane with 47 on board crashes near Abbottabad
07.12.16 - TEAM PT

A Pakistan International Airlines plane from Chitral to Islamabad crashed near Havelian in Abbottabad district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.
 
According to the passengers list, 47 people were on board the aircraft, including five crew members.
 
It had taken off from Chitral around 3:00 pm but reportedly communication ...
  


'Don't blame one country for terror', says Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz
04.12.16 - TEAM PT

Hours after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani slammed Pakistan for its export of terror, Pakistan said to not "blame one country" for the terror.

"We need to have an objective and holistic view rather to blame one country", said Pakistan Prime ...
  


Taliban wouldn't last a month without Pakistan's support: Afghan President
04.12.16 - TEAM PT

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday that the Taliban insurgency would not survive a month if it lost its sanctuary in neighbouring Pakistan, urging its neighbour to take on terrorist groups on its soil instead of giving Kabul financial aid.
 
In his address at the ...
  


China lodges protest after Trump’s call with Taiwan President
03.12.16 - TEAM PT

China on Satruday lodged a protest with the US over President-elect Donald Trump’s unprecedented telephone talk with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wenz, asking Washington to honour its commitment for One-China policy. "China has lodged solemn representations with the US, urging the US to honour its commitment ...
  


After 'Productive' Trump-Sharif phone call, Pakistan sending envoy to meet Trump's team
03.12.16 - TEAM PT

Pakistan has decided to send an envoy to the US to hold meetings with Donald Trump’s transition team, two days after a "productive” telephonic conversation between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the President-elect.
 
Pakistani Prime Minister's special assistant for foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi will visit the ...
  



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