Closing Guantanamo prison ‘very difficult’: Hagel

WASHINGTON: Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said it is “going to be very difficult” to close the controversial US prison at Guantanamo Bay by the end of President Barack Obama’s term in two years.

Greek anti-austerity coalition takes power

ATHENS: Alexis Tsipras was sworn in Monday as Greek prime minister at the helm of an anti-austerity coalition after an election win that has sent shockwaves through Europe.

Fuel crisis ‘to further strain Pak budget’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ongoing fuel shortage that has led to worsening power blackouts is weighing on its credit worthiness and hindering its ability to meet key reform targets laid out by the IMF, rat

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