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Shahbaz Taseer reunites with family after years in captivity

By Rahimullah Yusufzai PESHAWAR: Shahbaz Taseer was brought by the Afghan Taliban members on a motorbike through unfrequented routes from Afghanistan before being set free in the Kuchlak town near Quetta on March 8, sources said. They said the motorcyclists dropped him near the Al-Salim …

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Asian political parties conference will start from tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) will be started from Tomorrow in Islamabad.In two days conference more than 40 delegates from 16 Asian countries will be participated. ICAPP is the Asia wide organisation of the political parties, including those in the government …

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Bid to block F-16 sale to Pakistan fails in US Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Senate on Thursday blocked an effort to prevent the $700 million sale of Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. Lawmakers voted 71 to 24 against moving to a vote on a Resolution of Disapproval introduced by Republican Senator …

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Suspects arrested in fake currency case have links with RAW

LAHORE : Suspects arrested from a fake currency factory in Lahore have links with India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), probe revealed on Thursday. According to initial investigation, the suspects were in contact with RAW agents in Afghanistan. They use to smuggle fake currency to …

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Zimbabwe, Afghanistan register opening wins

NAGPUR -UNS/AFP: Zimbabwe and Afghanistan got off to winning starts on the opening day of the World Twenty20 after respectively overcoming a scandal-hit Hong Kong and a spirited Scotland in Nagpur Tuesday. Vusi Sibanda struck a fluent half-century to help Zimbabwe defeat Hong Kong by …

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ISPR releases fresh pictures of Shahbaz Taseer

RAWALPINDI -UNS :After confirmation of released of Shahbaz Taseer the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Tuesday night released pictures of Shahbaz Taseer, son of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer who was recovered earlier today. “Latest pics (pictures) of Mr Shahbaz Taseer taken at Quetta, 9:30 …

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23 militants killed in overnight Shawal offensive: ISPR

PESHAWAR: At least 23 militants were killed in air strikes and ground operations that began overnight in Shawal area near the Pak-Afghan border, the military’s media wing claimed on Tuesday. Military spokesman Asim Bajwa said the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and Army Aviation’s helicopter gunships …

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Kashmir cannot be precondition for Indo-Pak talks: British FS

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Tuesday said the issue of Jammu and Kashmir should not be a pre-condition for resumption of India-Pakistan dialogue and urged both countries not to provide space to non-state actors, militants and terrorists to derail …

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15 killed in Suicide blast at local court in Charsadda

CHARSADDA -UNS – At least 15 people including three police constables were martyred and 25 others were injured in a suicide blast in the premises of a local court in Charsadda district in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, DPO Charsadda Khalid Sohail said. The bomber attacked as …

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Pakistan Actively Participating For Reconstruction Of Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is actively participating in the international community efforts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Afghanistan. Pakistan Government has already earmarked five hundred million dollars under Prime Minister’s Programme for the purpose. Under this grant, various development projects in health, education and infrastructure sectors …

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