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Law of jungle in the world?Pakistan warns US of serious implications over air strike

BY SAJJAD HUSSAIN ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday strongly condemned the US air strike that killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in Balochistan and warned that there could be serious repercussion on bilateral ties. “There will be law of jungle in the world if we …

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NA Speaker notifies parliamentary committee on Panama papers

Islamabad-UNS : Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has constituted a 12 member Parliamentary Committee on Panama Papers. The Speaker has constituted the Parliamentary Committee in pursuance of the motion adopted by the National Assembly on 19.5.2016 and Senate on 20.5.2016. The 12 member Committee …

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COAS meets Maldives Defence Minister, Czech Republic’s CGS

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif Tuesday Maldives Defence Minister Adam Shareef Umar and Chief of General Staff Czech Republic Armed Forces General Josef Becvar separately at General Headquarters on Tuesday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Raheel …

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US ‘unclear’ whether drone targeted Mansour in Pakistan

WASHINGTON -UNS : United States (US) State Department spokesman Mark Toner in a press briefing on Monday denied having knowledge of where exactly Taliban chief Mullah Mansour was eliminated. Responding to a question regarding which side of the Pak-Afghan border Mansour was targeted on, the …

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Taliban shura meeting to decide over names for new emir

KABUL -UNS : After the killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour, members of Taliban shura (council) have gathered to decide on the new emir.The meeting is underway at an undisclosed location at which senior Taliban members are pondering over five names to pick up the emir. …

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A misguided policy option advocated by US Media and Lawmakers

BY R.AHMAD No wonder, most Pakistanis have received New York Time’s editorial comments negatively owing to their ignorance besides misrepresentation/exaggerated reporting of the same by a segment of Pakistani Media motivated/sponsored to demonize US image in Pakistan. While, informed circle also find simplistic nature/content of …

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PPP questions federal govt over alleged Mansour Killing

ISLAMABAD -UNS : PPP Vice President Senator Sherry Rehman called for a careful recalibration of Pakistan’s national security and foreign policy here today, asking the government to explain the delay by the Foreign Office to put out a clear statement on Pakistan’s position and the …

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Pakistan summons US Ambassador to protest drone strike

BY TARIQ SHAH ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Monday summoned US Ambassador to Islamabad David Hale to lodge a protest for carrying out a drone strike on Pakistan’s soil. The drone strike hit a moving vehicle in Balochistan near Afghan border, reportedly killing Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar …

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Implications of Mullah Mansoors’ killing?

BY R AHMAD US President Obama has confirmed that Mullah Mansoor was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan on 21 May. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has boosted it as a great victory and a lesson for those who oppose Reconciliation. Though, the death of …

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Mullah Sirajuddin Haqqani will be new Afghan Taliban Chief

BY  IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Mullah Sirajuddin Haqqani become the most favourite candidate for Ammeer(Chief) of Afghan Tliban. The meeting of Rehbari Shura(Supreme Council) of Afghan Taliban is under way to choose new Chief.The 50 members RS comprises on top commanders of Afghan Taliban,who run the all …

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