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  • Khursheed Shah

    February 13, 2014 12:49 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah Thursday said that deteriorating law and order situation across the country was playing havoc with the national economy. Talking to APP, he said the government should focus all its attention towards this core issue because until and unless we do not overcome this menace, we cannot

  • Karachi police attack: Geo News gets CCTV footage  

    February 13, 2014 10:11 AM 8

    KARACHI: Geo News has received CCTV footage of the attack on the police bus near Razzaqabad training centre. In the footage, an alleged terrorist can be seen fleeing on a motorcycle after parking the explosive-laden vehicle before the blast. According to the police, the terrorists exploded the vehicle with a remote control device. A car bomb targeting

  • Nawaz Sharif expresses satisfaction with progress in Taliban peace talks

    February 13, 2014 9:14 AM 6

    Sharif said the armed forces of Pakistan were supportive of the government's peace initiative. He added that the Taliban have assured of action against those who had committed acts of terrorism in the recent days and hoped positive outcome from the talks, Dawn News reports. According to the report, the premier is on a three-day official visit to Turkey

  • Dialogue process: TTP offshoots to be subject to talks outcome, says Ibrahim

    February 13, 2014 8:13 AM 7

    Says meetin­gs to contin­ue despit­e hurdle­s. A member of the Tehreek-e-Taliban’s committee to hold dialogue with the government, Professor Ibrahim has said that the Taliban Shura intends to take all Taliban groups – nearly 50 in number – on board for discussions. Speaking with Javed Chaudhry in the Express News programme Kal Tak on Wednesday he said the Shura

  • Pakistan demands end to US drone strikes within its borders

    February 13, 2014 8:10 AM 8

    UNITED NATIONS: Taking note of the current pause in American drone operations, Pakistan Wednesday emphatically called for a complete halt to attacks by the remotely controlled aircraft on its territory as the UN Security Council debated protection of civilians in armed conflict. "What we have called for, and what we continue to call for, is a halt, a stop, a cessation

  • Urban development: Stay against demolition of hospital extended

    February 13, 2014 6:55 AM 5

    Additi­onal advoca­te genera­l tells court law of land acquis­ition does not apply as hospit­al land belong­ed to govt. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Dr Yasmin Rashid and the Young Doctors Association have challenged the demolition of a portion of the hospital in similar petitions. An additional advocate general told the court on Wednesday that the law of land acquisition

  • Taking cue from Pakistan: Afghan Taliban signal willingness to talk peace

    February 13, 2014 5:50 AM 5

    Senior Taliba­n leader­s made the announ­cement after meetin­g in Dubai. In a major development, senior Afghan Taliban leaders have announced their decision to hold dialogue with the government of President Hamid Karzai and all Afghan factions, leader of the group Agha Jan Mutasim told The Express Tribune late on Wednesday. The Taliban leaders who had gathered

  • A complicated affair: NAB sets date with Haider Hoti on Feb 14

    February 13, 2014 5:48 AM 3

    Summon­ed by corrup­tion watchd­og over Rs7 billio­n weapon­s procur­ement scam. PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) chapter of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned former chief minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti on February 14 over a weapons purchase scam worth Rs7 billion. A NAB official revealed that Hoti has been summoned in light of information

  • Missing persons: 21-year-old in ISI custody, SC told

    February 13, 2014 5:23 AM 1

    Mahmoo­d was allege­dly picked up by law enforc­ement agenci­es on June 26, 2013 in front of severa­l people. In spite of the denial by the country’s top spy agency, Punjab police on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Khawar Mahmood, a 21 year old missing person, was under the custody of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI). Punjab Acting Advocate General

  • Peace talks: TTP shura agrees to meet govt committee

    February 13, 2014 5:20 AM 7

    Source­s say they would meet either at the end of this week or start of next week most likely in North Waziri­stan. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) political shura (advisory council) has agreed to directly meet the government talks committee, Express News reported on Thursday. Sources said the government negotiators would meet the shura either