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Fey plays reporter in Afghanistan in “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Tina Fey plays a reporter on assignment Afghanistan in her latest film “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”, based on journalist Kim Barker s book “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan”. “My character in the movie, she makes a choice …

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Pakistan dropped to eighth position in new ICC T20 ranking

DUBAI -UNS – Following the poor performance in Asia Cup T20 2016, Pakistan cricket team on Thursday have been dropped to eighth position from sixth place in latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 rankings. Pakistan team have been listed just above Afghanistan and Bangladesh cricket …

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Sartaj Aziz admits presence of Afghan Taliban leadership in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (UNS/AFP) – Pakistan’s advisor on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz has said for the first time publicly that the Afghan Taliban’s leadership enjoys a safe haven inside his country, which Islamabad uses as a “lever” to pressure the group into talks with Kabul. The admission …

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Pakistan condemns terror incidents in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan strongly condemned the two terrorists’ attacks in Kabul and Kunar province of Afghanistan in which lives of many innocent people have been lost and scores injured. “The government of Pakistan offers sincere condolences to the government of Afghanistan and the bereaved …

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Rape dogs used by US in Afghanistan jails

By Lasha Darkmoon Did you know that attack dogs can be trained to rape everyone—literally? After the release of the CIA torture report by Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) the world is reeling in shock at the level of brutality revealed in the documents. In fact, …

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Afghan Parliamentary delegation welcomed by NA Foreign Affairs Committee

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Chairman Foreign Affairs Committee, Sardar Awais Ahmad Khan leghari warmly welcomed the Afghan delegation Led by Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, Speaker Wolesy Jirga of Afghanistan, on behalf of the Foreign Affairs Committee and considered it as a historic step by the Parliament of …

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Former Afghan governor kidnapped in Pakistan recovered

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A former governor of Afghanistan’s Herat province who was kidnapped from a market in an upscale district of Islamabad this month has been recovered, the Afghan Consulate in Peshawar confirmed today (Friday). Sayed Fazlullah Wahidi was going to a restaurant in a …

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HPC urges Taliban to choose path of intra-Afghan dialogue

KABUL -UNS : The High Peace Council (HPC)’s new leadership on Wednesday called on the Taliban to renounce violence and choose the path of intra-Afghan dialogue for reaching their goals. The peace body’s new leadership formally assumed office a day earlier at a ceremony attended …

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Afghan talibans, govt direct talks: next month in Islamabad

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: Pakistan offered to host the first round of direct talks between the Afghan government and Taliban groups in Islamabad, which are expected to take place by the first week of March. Pakistan has graciously made the offer during the fourth meeting …

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New round of 4-nation meetings in Kabul hope to set date for Afghan-Taliban peace talks soon

KABUL: Officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and China meeting in Kabul on Tuesday expect to set a date for the first direct talks with the Afghan Taliban since a previous round in the peace process broke down last year. At a meeting in …

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