Aviation - Part 2

Category: Aviation

Afghan Women Recount Torture, Horror of IS Captivity

March 11, 2017 |

NANGARHAR, WASHINGTON � A group of Afghan women who were held captive by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan finally broke their silence and spoke about IS torture and mistreatment. They said the terror group kept them in confined quarters for …

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IS Taking New Strategy in Afghanistan

March 10, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � The attack in Kabul that killed at least 30 people this week, claimed by the Islamic State militants, was different in strategy from the group's past assaults.

Those, like the one on a Shi'ite Hazara minority group protest …

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Afghan Offensive Kills 250 IS Militants

March 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Afghan officials say a month-long military operation, backed by American air power, has killed at least 250 Islamic State militants in an eastern province bordering Pakistan.

A regional military spokesman spoke to VOA at the conclusion of the …

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UN Accused of Complicity in Pakistan’s Alleged Unlawful, Coerced Repatriation of Afghans

February 13, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � An international rights defender has accused Pakistan and the United Nations refugee agency of complicity in promoting unlawful and coerced repatriation of tens of thousands of Afghan refugees.

In a report released Monday, Human Rights Watch alleges that …

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President, PM says peace in South Asia to remain elusive without resolving Kashmir dispute

February 8, 2017 |

On the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif in their separate messages have called upon the international community to initiate an independent investigation in the ongoing gross human rights violations into Occupied …

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Officials: Son of Slain Uzbek Militant Promotes So-called Islamic State in Afghanistan

February 7, 2017 |

The son of a fabled slain Uzbek militant commander has been luring Uzbek men in northern Afghanistan to join the so-called Islamic State group, officials in the northern province of Sar-e-Pul told VOA.

Abdul Rahman Yuldash, a reclusive wanted man, …

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Met Office forecasts cold, dry weather

February 6, 2017 |

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next 24 hours.

However, light rain with snowfall over the hills is likely at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Foggy conditions are likely over plain areas …

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Pakistan Army Rejects Afghan Terror Charges

January 31, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Pakistan's military said Tuesday that it was not involved in acts of terrorism in neighboring Afghanistan and called on Afghan forces to boost security on their side of a largely porous 2,600-kilometer border between the two countries.

Kabul …

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Pakistan International Airlines’ clarification

January 29, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 29, 2017 (PPI-OT): Reference media reports regarding PIA’s flight PK-719 (Lahore-Milan-Paris) having a technical fault before its take off from Lahore, it is clarified that such reports are totally baseless and misleading. The ……

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Uplift of FATA govt’s top priority: Jhagra

January 24, 2017 | Aviation, General

Peshawar Police arrested three terrorists belonging to a banned outfit in the city on Tuesday.

Police also recovered pamphlets of the banned organization, which were aimed at damaging the national integrity.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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Adviser Sartaj Aziz felicitates President Donald Trump on assuming office

January 21, 2017 | Aviation, General

)In response to the media queries regarding Pakistan-US relations under the new administration of President Donald Trump, the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sartaj Aziz, said that the people and leadership of Pakistan welcome the successful …

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PIA becomes first Pakistani airline to fly Boeing 737-800 aircraft

January 20, 2017 | Aviation

Karachi, January 20, 2017 (PPI-OT): The two Boeing 737-800 aircraft obtained by PIA on wet lease from a Turkish operator earlier this week are being put into operation from today. No other airline in Pakistan is currently using this aircraft.…

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