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US denies visa to Afghan Vice President

NEW YORK -UNS : Afghanistan’s vice president Abdul Rashid Dostum, who was once described by US State Department as “the quintessential warlord”, has been denied an American visa for his alleged war crimes, including the killing of hundreds of Taliban prisoners by his militia, The …

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Pak reacts Afghan President remarks:No differentiation among terrorist groups: FO

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Reacting to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s parliamentary adress in which he urged Pakistan to treat good and bad Taliban alike, the Foreign Office spokesman has said that Pakistan condemns all forms and manifestation of terrorism and it is committed in the …

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150 militants killed in Afghanistan

KABUL -UNS: In Afghanistan, at least 150 militants were killed and wounded during a series of operations in various districts of Nangarhar province. Briefing newsmen in Jalalabad, Brig Gen Mohammad Nasim Sangin said in the security operations began about two weeks ago so far seven …

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Anti-polio drive begins in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN -UNS – Three-day anti-polio campaign has begun in 13 districts of Balochistan. Coordinator of Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Balochistan Dr Syed Saifur Rehman has said that atleast 14,93,000 children below the age of five years will be inoculated polio drops for which 3619 …

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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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