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NA Committee criticizes Ghani statement on CPEC: ‘US should seek truth in its Afghan policy’

ISLAMABAD -UNS –The NA Committee on foreign affairs criticized the statement made by the President of Afghanistan relating to CPEC. During meeting on Wednesday Committee expressed serious concern over the remarks made by U.S Secretary of State in Kabul and Dehli with regard to Pakistan. …

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Chinese company to invest $5oom in Gawadar Port City Project

ISLAMABAD-UNS : The China Pak Investment Corporation (CPIC) which has announced its intentions to invest up to $500 million in Pakistan’s real estate sector has confirmed that it has all the necessary approvals while expressing dismay at the statement issued by the Ministry of Planning, …

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Bangladesh highest rate in world for child marriages

By Rafiqul Alam Khan For the first time Peacempire—an award winning digital storytelling platform—organizes Family Planning lecture at Rangamati Science and Technology University on June 14, 2017. Over 300 undergrad students participated the public lecture. Peacempire co-founder Rakibul Hasan delivered a conceptual lecture on Sexual and …

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on extending Syria gas attacks probe

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Russia vetoed Tuesday a US-drafted resolution that would have extended by a year an investigation of who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. It was the ninth time Russia has used its veto power at the Security Council to block …

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FO condemns blasts in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Pakistan has strongly condemned suicide attacks at mosques in Kabul and in the province of Ghor in Afghanistan. In a statement Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan stands in solidarity with the government and people of Afghanistan who underwent this ordeal. …

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17 Afghan army cadets killed in terrorist attack on minibus

KABUL -UNS/AFP – A suicide bomber killed 17 Afghan army trainees as they travelled home from their base in Kabul on Saturday, officials said, as militants intensify a deadly rampage that has claimed more than 200 lives this week. It was the second suicide bombing …

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Over 74 killed,dozens injured in Kabul Shia mosque blasts

KABUL-UNS /BBC/AFP- Two suicide bomber has killed at least 74 people inside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say. An eyewitness told the BBC the scene at the Imam Zaman mosque, in the west of the city, “looks like a front line”. …

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Afghan envoy,COAS meeting: ‘Efforts against terrorism to continue’

RAWALPINDI -UNS: Afghanistan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed range of issues pertaining to regional security and bilateral relations, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. According to ISPR, during the …

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Joint military operation on Pak-Afghan border: No drone strike in Kurram Agency: ISPR

RAWALPINDI -UNS: The ISPR has rejected reports about drone attack in Kurram Agency on Tuesday.The ISPR said in a statement that no drone attack was carried out in Kurram Agency, adding that no airspace was violated along the Pak-Afghan border. ISPR stated that the reports about …

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Death toll from US drone strike in Pakistan rises to 26

KURRAM -UNS : The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said Tuesday. The barrage on Monday targeted a meeting of Haqqani fighters in Pakistan’s remote tribal Kurram district along the Afghan …

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