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Analysts: Taliban Letter to Trump Is Tactic to Counter Pressure

August 17, 2017 |

The Afghan Taliban's "open letter" to President Donald Trump calling for a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, is aimed at taking pressure off the group as Washington presses Pakistan to crack down on the allied Haqqani terror …

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Records funds distributed to provinces under PML-N Govt: PM

August 16, 2017 |

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on

Tuesday said that record funds had been disbursed to the federating units under the PML-N government.

Chairing a meeting of the Cabinet here, the Prime Minister said

that all the development and energy security …

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Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif Seeks Review of Court Ruling

August 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought a review of a Supreme Court decision that disqualified him from office over undeclared assets, an official from his ruling party said on Tuesday.

Sharif, 67, resigned during his third …

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Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif Seeks Review of Court Ruling

August 15, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday sought a review of a Supreme Court decision that disqualified him from office over undeclared assets, an official from his ruling party said on Tuesday.

Sharif, 67, resigned during his third …

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ERADICATION OF CORRUPTION GOVT’S TOP PRIORITY: ZEHRI

August 14, 2017 |

Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah khan Zehri says government is giving priority to good governance, restoration of peace and eradication of corruption.

He was addressing the flag hoisting ceremony at Balochistan Provincial Assembly in Quetta on Monday.

Chief Minister said …

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US Strike Kills Islamic State’s Provincial Leader in Afghanistan

August 13, 2017 |

WASHINGTON � A provincial leader of the Islamic State militant group in Afghanistan has been killed in a U.S. air strike in eastern Kunar province, Afghan and U.S. military officials confirmed Sunday.

U.S. and Afghan Forces have confirmed the death …

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President assures to purge national curriculum of hate material

August 12, 2017 |

President Mamnoon Hussain

Friday assured a gathering of religious leaders from various

faiths that the incumbent government would purge the education

curriculum of hate material, if there is any, to promote

interfaith harmony in the society.

Addressing a dinner reception …

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Hard-pedaling Soft Power, China Helps Launch $13B Belt and Road Rail Project in Malaysia

August 10, 2017 |

KUANTAN, MALAYSIA China and Malaysia broke ground on Wednesday on a $13 billion rail project linking peninsular Malaysia's east and west, the largest such project in the country and a major part of Beijing's Belt and Road infrastructure push.

The …

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Four Pakistani Soldiers Killed in Gunfight with Militants

August 9, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Officials in Pakistan say a gunfight with militants in a northwestern district near the Afghan border Wednesday left four soldiers dead, including a high ranking officer.

The military said the early morning clash occurred when security forces raided a …

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Pakistan to work with Afghanistan for regional security, stability:PM

August 8, 2017 |

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said that terrorism was a common threat for both the countries and Pakistan would work with Afghanistan for security and stability in the region.

The prime minister said this during the telephonic conversation with …

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UN: Inquiries Ongoing into Reports of Afghan Civilian Massacre

August 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations says it is looking into reports insurgents have massacred dozens of people, mostly civilians, in northern Afghanistan in recent days.

Local authorities say the incident took place Saturday after the Taliban attacked and overran Mirza …

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UN: Inquiries Ongoing into Reports of Afghan Civilian Massacre

August 7, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � The United Nations says it is looking into reports insurgents have massacred dozens of people, mostly civilians, in northern Afghanistan in recent days.

Local authorities say the incident took place Saturday after the Taliban attacked and overran Mirza …

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