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Afghan peace talks

A delegation approved by the Taliban’s supreme leader visited the Pakistan this week for exploratory talks on restarting peace negotiations to end Afghanistan’s 16-year war. According to a report, it was unclear if any progress was made in the unofficial meetings with a representative of a prominent Afghan politician. Many …

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Anti-Parliament remarks

The National Assembly passed a unanimous resolution condemning Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed’s anti-Parliament remarks. The resolution, presented by federal minister Baleegh-ur-Rehman, stated that Imran and Rashid’s verbal onslaught on the parliament was akin to disrespecting the nation. The resolution states that the …

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Counter-terrorism narrative

President Mamnoon Hussain said that the ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ fatwa would help eradicate terrorism and prove instrumental in reforming the society drifted away from the right path due to negative propaganda of aberrant elements. Addressing the launch of the ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ at the President House, he said that the decree , prepared by …

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Defense Minister’s statement

Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir said Pakistan’s vigilant and highly-trained armed forces will continue to protect and defend the land, sea and air borders of the country. Making a policy statement during a National Assembly session, the minister informed the house that Indian forces had committed more than 1,300 ceasefire violations …

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India’s hostile attitude

Four Pakistani soldiers were martyred in result of unprovoked firing by Indian forces along Line of Control on Monday. According to press release by Inter Services Public Relations, the Indian Border Forces started firing at Kotli and Jandrot Sectors along LoC. The Pakistani forces gave befitting reply and killed three …

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United we stand……

The civil-military leadership of Pakistan unequivocally reacted to Indian Army Chief’s statement terming it highly provocative, irresponsible and condemnable. “Such irresponsible statements from a person of a responsible stature are deplorable. Pakistan army is a responsible organization”, Aif Ghafoor the director general of army’s media wing said while reacting to …

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Pak-US security cooperation

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa received two telephone calls from Commander US Central Command General Joseph Votel and one from a US Senator over the week to discuss Pak-US security cooperation post the President Trump tweet. According to a media report, General Joseph apprised the army chief …

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Zainab’s gruesome murder

The murder after rape of a little girl sparked violent protests in Kasur which claimed at least two more lives. The brutalisation of seven-year-old Zainab also sent ripples of anger and anguish across the whole country. Politicians and civil society have widely condemned this brutality. The latest rape and murder …

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Zehri’s resignation

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri resigned prior to a no-confidence motion being taken up against him in the provincial assembly. The resignation tendered to Governor Mohammad Khan Achakzai has been accepted. In a statement following his resignation, Zehri said that he did not wish to cause problems in the political …

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