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IS beheads three brothers in Afghanistan

JALALABAD -UNS : Militants from Islamic State have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, the main stronghold of Islamic State in Afghanistan, said …

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Over 48 killed in Kabul suicide attack

KABUL -UNS- An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 48 people including women and children and wounded 112 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday in the latest attack on election preparations. The assaults underscore growing concerns about security …

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Two FC personnel martyred, five injured in cross-border attack from Afghanistan

QUETTA-UNS – At least two soldiers were martyred and five other sustained injuries as Frontier Corps (FC) KhyberPakhtunkhwa (KPK) troops were fired upon from Afghanistan side on Pak-Afghan border near Kurram agency, reported Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor. Troops were …

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13 policemen in fresh Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

Officials say the Afghan Taliban fighters attacked security forces right after a roadside bomb attack in Herat’s Shindand district, wounding many and escaping with their weapons. Taliban attacks overnight in Afghanistan killed at least 13 policemen and wounded several others, officials said on Friday. In …

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Navigating the Afghan challenge

BY CH AMANAT ALI Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s recent day-long trip to Kabul represented a serious and well-thought-out effort to reach out to the Afghan leadership with an aim to stop relations between both the countries from further deteriorating. The talks he held with …

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Motiwala lauds PM’s efforts for peace,economic prosperity between Pakistan,Afghanistan

KARACHI -UNS- Chairman Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PAJCCI), Zubair Motiwala acknowledged Honorable Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan for his efforts to ease strained relations between the two countries and revive a push for peace talks. Motiwala established that at …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to achieve common aim of regional security

KABUL -UNS : Prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghan president Muhammad Ashraf Ghani Friday agreed on achieving the common aim of regional security through connectivity. The call was made during the bilateral meeting between Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Afghanistan President Ashraf …

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‘Early resolution of Afghan conflict is a top priority for US,Pakistan’

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD: The early resolution of Afghan issue is a top priority for the US and Pakistan.This was stated by National Security Adviser Lt Gen ( R ) Nasser Khan Janjua on Thursday . Janjua’s statement came after a meeting with Principal Deputy …

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Uzbekistan offers to host Afghan govt, Taliban talks

TASHKENT: Uzbekistan offered  to host peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, a move that could make Tashkent a player in settling the decades-long conflict in the neighboring country. The former Soviet republic is seeking to raise its international profile as part of …

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PAJCCI developing peace ,economic prosperity across border

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD- In line with the chain of events pertinent to Afghan-Pak economic connectivity, Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PAJCCI) recently conducted a roundtable meeting on Mar 26, 2018. The main emphasis of this event was to nurture the environment …

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