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Donald Trump Takes Oath As 45th President Of US

Date: 21 Jan, 2017

    Donald Trump Takes Oath As 45th President Of US
Donald Trump has taken oath as 45th President of the United States. In his first address as the US president, Donald Trump vowed to obliterate ‘radical Islamic terrorism’, restore jobs and protect borders. He said he will prepare a plan to quickly eliminate Daesh militant group.
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Passport, Visa Condition Imposed On Afghan Cleaners Of Vehicles Travelling To Pakistan

Date: 20 Jan, 2017

    Passport, Visa Condition Imposed On Afghan Cleaners Of Vehicles Travelling To Pakistan
The condition of visa and passport for the cleaners travelling to Pakistan via Torkham border of Khyber Agency with Afghan transporters has been imposed again. The border officials said the drivers have been exempted from the condition of passport and visa, but the cleaners don’t have any exemption.
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37 Die As Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes In Kyrgyzstan

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    37 Die As Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes In Kyrgyzstan
At least 37 people were killed as a Turkish cargo airplane crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport on Monday morning, officials said. Media reports while quoting Kyrgyz officials said majority of the people killed in the accident were the local population as the plane crashed into a village close to Manas...
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Turkish Cargo Jet Crash Kills At Least 30 In Kyrgyzstan

Date: 16 Jan, 2017

    Turkish Cargo Jet Crash Kills At Least 30 In Kyrgyzstan
Turkish cargo jet crashed near Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport on Monday, killing at least 30 people, Kyrgyz officials said. According to the airport administration, the plane was supposed to make a stopover at Manas, near the capital city Bishkek, on its way from Hong Kong to Istanbul. It crashed when trying...
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Large Protest Held Outside Pakistan Embassy In Kabul

Date: 14 Jan, 2017

    Large Protest Held Outside Pakistan Embassy In Kabul
Afghan security forces on Friday foiled the bid of angry protesters to attack the Pakistani embassy in Kabul. According to media reports, the protesters led by former Afghan National Directorate of Security former Director General Isa entered the embassy building and damaged the belongings. The protesters, who were agitating against...
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Naib Governor Among 11 Killed In Afghan Blast

Date: 11 Jan, 2017

    Naib Governor Among 11 Killed In Afghan Blast
After twin blasts near the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Tuesday, an explosion also occurred at the governor house in the southern Kandahar province, leaving 11 people, including a vice-governor, dead and several others, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador, injured. Media reports said the blast occurred in the...
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Turkish Police Recover Six Abducted Pakistanis

Date: 05 Jan, 2017

    Turkish Police Recover Six Abducted Pakistanis
Six Pakistani citizens, who were kidnapped in Turkey, have been recovered by Turkish police. The Foreign Office said the Turkish police have confirmed release of the six Pakistanis to Pakistani embassy. The released abductees include Fazle Amin, Ashfaq Ahmed, Adeel Ahmed, Muhammad Zeeshan, Abid and Usman.
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Terror Attack On New Year Night Kills 39 In Istanbul

Date: 01 Jan, 2017

    Terror Attack On New Year Night Kills 39 In Istanbul
At least 39 people were killed and over 40 others sustained injuries in a terrorist attack on people celebrating New Year night at a night club in Turkey’s most populous city, Istanbul. Media reports said an armed man opened fire at the club, while some reports said two gunmen opened...
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Pakistan’s Water Security Made Part Of CPEC Framework

Date: 31 Dec, 2016

    Pakistan’s Water Security Made Part Of CPEC Framework
After Indian threat to scrap the Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan and China have decided to include Pakistan’s water security in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework. Decision in this regard was taken at the sixth meeting of the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) in China.
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JCC Approves Three Mega Projects For KP Under CPEC

Date: 30 Dec, 2016

    JCC Approves Three Mega Projects For KP Under CPEC
The Joint Cooperative Committee (JCC) of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Beijing has approved three mega projects for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The projects approved for the KP include 1700 megawatts run of the river electricity project, circular railway track between Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan and Swabi and establishment of a...
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Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia Warn Of Increasing IS Threat In Afghanistan

Date: 28 Dec, 2016

    Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia Warn Of Increasing IS Threat In Afghanistan
Pakistan, China and Russia have warned of increasing threat of Islamic State (IS) militant organisation in Afghanistan. After the contact group meeting in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, the Pakistan Foreign Office said the three countries agreed to continue efforts for durable peace in Afghanistan.
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First Ever Afghan Woman Pilot Seek Asylum In The United States

Date: 26 Dec, 2016

    First Ever Afghan Woman Pilot Seek Asylum In The United States
The first ever Afghan woman pilot Neelofar Rehman soon after the completion of her training has applied for asylum in the United States of America(USA). Neelofar Rehmani after completing her training in USA in 2016 was scheduled to leave for Afghanistan, but she refused to go back to her...
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Bid To Transport Explosives On Donkey Foiled On Pak-Afghan Border In Kurram

Date: 25 Dec, 2016

    Bid To Transport Explosives On Donkey Foiled On Pak-Afghan Border In Kurram
Security forces foiled an attempt to transport explosives from Afghanistan side on the Kharlachi border on Sunday. According to official sources, unidentified militants were trying to transport explosives on a donkey. The security personnel guarding the border suspected the donkey and started firing on it, as a result the explosive...
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92 People Dead As Russian Plane Crashes Into Black Sea

Date: 25 Dec, 2016

    92 People Dead As Russian Plane Crashes Into Black Sea
A Russian plane carrying 92 people including military personnel and journalists has crashed into Black Sea on Sunday Morning. A statement issued by Russian defense ministry said the Syria bound plane was carrying military personnel and members of a military music band when it crashed into the Sea...
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Five Killed In Attack On Lawmaker’s House In Kabul

Date: 22 Dec, 2016

    Five Killed In Attack On Lawmaker’s House In Kabul
At least five people, including two sons of member of Afghan Parliament, Mir Wali, were killed when militants attacked his house in Kabul on Wednesday night. Media reports said the security forces have encircled the house of the lawmaker from Helmand, while the militants were holding the people of the...
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Sami Ul Haq Requested To Play Role In Restoring Peace To Afghanistan

Date: 21 Dec, 2016

    Sami Ul Haq Requested To Play Role In Restoring Peace To Afghanistan
Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal on Wednesday called on JUI-S leader Maulana Sami ul Haq in Darul Uloom Haqqania in Akora Khattak near here. According to reports, the Afghan envoy requested Maulana Sami ul Haq to play his role in bringing Taliban to the negotiating table with the Afghan...
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Chinese Ambassador Rejects All Rumors About CPEC

Date: 20 Dec, 2016

    Chinese Ambassador Rejects All Rumors About CPEC
The Chinese embassy has rejected all the rumors and speculations spread in the media about the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and termed them baseless and unfounded. It is being widely believed that benefits of the multi-billion dollars project had not been equally distributed among the federating units and that corruption was...
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Russian Ambassador Shot Dead In Turkey

Date: 20 Dec, 2016

    Russian Ambassador Shot Dead In Turkey
Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was shot dead in Ankara on Monday when he was addressing participants of an art exhibition. The 22-years-old attacker, who was a Turkish policeman, was also killed by the security forces. The attacker was uttering words after shooting dead Karlov which indicated that he...
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12 Killed As Truck Runs Over Crowd In German Christmas Market

Date: 20 Dec, 2016

    12 Killed As Truck Runs Over Crowd In German Christmas Market
At least 12 people were killed and 45 others injured after a truck barrelled into a packed Christmas market in Berlin, the capital of Germany on Monday night. Eyewitness said the driver intentionally drove the truck over the people and it was a terror attack. However, the German interior ministry...
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Five Female Security Personnel, Driver Killed In Kandahar

Date: 17 Dec, 2016

    Five Female Security Personnel, Driver Killed In Kandahar
Five female officials of the airport security and their driver were killed by unidentified gunmen in Kandahar, security officials said on Saturday. Samim Khpalwak, the spokesman for the governor of Kandahar, said the slain female officials were in charge of searching female travelers at the Kandahar airport, and had been...
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Pakistani Truckers Go On Strike Against ‘unjust’ Taxing On Either Side Of Torkham

Date: 13 Dec, 2016

    Pakistani Truckers Go On Strike Against ‘unjust’ Taxing On Either Side Of Torkham
Pakistani transporters on Tuesday observed a wheel-jam strike against what they called an announced hike in taxes on both sides of the Torkham border. President of the All-Torkham Transporters’ Association Haji Azeemullah Shinwari told reporters that the transporters had been facing losses due to the ‘unjustified’ taxes by Afghan and...
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Twin Blasts In Turkey Kill 29, Injure 166

Date: 11 Dec, 2016

    Twin Blasts In Turkey Kill 29, Injure 166
At least 29 people were killed and 166 others injured in two bomb blasts in Istanbul city of Turkey on Saturday night. Media reports said a car bomb blast and a suicide explosion were carried out outside a sports stadium. Policemen were the main target of the blasts.
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6.5-magnitufe Earthquake Kills 97 In Indonesia

Date: 07 Dec, 2016

    6.5-magnitufe Earthquake Kills 97 In Indonesia
At least 97 people were killed including women and children as a 6.5-Richter Scale magnitude powerful undersea earthquake struck Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, officials said. The local authorities said that 273 people were injured, majority of them sustained serious wounds. According to Indonesian Metrological Survey, some 250 buildings were...
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Passport, Visa Made Mandatory For Pakistani Citizens Travelling To Afghanistan Via Torkham

Date: 05 Dec, 2016

    Passport, Visa Made Mandatory For Pakistani Citizens Travelling To Afghanistan Via Torkham
Pakistani border authorities have made it mandatory for the citizens to travel to Afghanistan valid passport and visa from January 1 as the facility of entering and exiting at the Torkham border with simple computerized national identity card (CNIC) has been finished. The border authorities have displayed banners and charts...
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Ghani, Modi Accuse Pakistan For Violence At Heart Of Asia Conference

Date: 04 Dec, 2016

    Ghani, Modi Accuse Pakistan For Violence At Heart Of Asia Conference
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has alleged that Pakistan is not taking effective measures to eliminate terrorism in the region. Speaking at the sixth Heart of Asia ministerial conference in Indian city Amritsar on Sunday, Ashraf Ghani snubbed a $500 million pledge from Pakistan for development projects in Afghanistan, saying it...
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Heart Of Asia Conference On Afghan Peace Begins In India

Date: 04 Dec, 2016

    Heart Of Asia Conference On Afghan Peace Begins In India
The two-day Heart of Asia Conference for promoting peace in the region, particularly in Afghanistan, is underway in the Indian city of Amritsar. Leaders and representatives of 40 countries are participating in the conference. Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz is representing Pakistan in the conference.
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Features & Interviews

Pakhtun Women Countering Stereotypes To Learn Driving
Like other fields of life, women of Khyber Pakhtunhwa and FATA have also started learning driving and they are now fulfilling their needs of life without being dependent on male members of the family....
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Cricketer Muhammad Asif Praises Fata Players’ Talent
Pic by Hanifullah (1)Test cricket Muhammad Asif has said there is immense cricketing talent in the federally administered tribal areas (Fata) and if provided opportunities, players from Fata will be no match in the countr...
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Reconciliatory Jirga In Bajaur Resolves 36 Disputes In Two Years
Photo by the authorA reconciliatory body constituted by a former bureaucrat has succeeded in peacefully resolving as many as 36 tribal disputes during the past two years. Haji Said Ahmad Jan, who served as assistant po...
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Sale And Use Of Traditional Pashto Music Instruments On Decline
The manufacturing and use of traditional Pashto music instruments are on a decline due to increasing use of electronic gadgets and computer and internet technology. Traditional music like Tambal an...
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Free Of Cost Treatment Being Provided To Children With Cleft Lips, Palates At RMC Peshawar
Thousands of children are born with cleft lips and palates in Pakistan every year and parents of such children face many difficulties in their treatment. Doctors say the treatment of children born wit...
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