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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Germany arrests German-Afghan army adviser for ‘spying for Iran’

BERLIN: Germany on Tuesday detained a German-Afghan man on suspicion he was spying for Iran while working for the German army as a linguistic and cultural adviser. The 50-year-old identified as Abdul Hamid S. was arrested in western Germany, federal prosecutors said in a statement. “The accused was a language evaluator and cultural issues adviser of the German 2

January 15, 2019 1:43 AM US officials due today for talks on Afghan peace process

WASHINGTON: Two key US officials — special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Deputy Assistant to the US president Lisa Curtis — are expected in Islamabad on Tuesday for talks aimed at ensuring the success of a US-backed peace initiative for Afghanistan. The US Department of State announced last week that Mr Khalilzad is visiting India, China, Pakistan and Afghanistan 13

January 14, 2019 2:17 AM HRW calls for sanctions against Afghan minister

KABUL: International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged major donors to impose sanctions on Afghanistan’s newly appointed acting defence minister over alleged war crimes and human rights abuses. President Ashraf Ghani’s decision last month to appoint the fiercely anti-Taliban Asadullah Khalid prompted an outcry from human rights organisations 6

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM COAS urges traders to capitalise on secure environment

RAWALPINDI: A delegation of business community met the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Karachi, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday. The COAS apprised the business community about improving the overall security situation, especially in Karachi. The army chief asked the community to capitalise on the current 3

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Asfandyar wants Afghan govt made part of peace process

CHARSADDA: Awami National Party (ANP) head Asfandyar Wali Khan has urged the regional countries to make the Afghan government part of the ongoing peace process to bring stability to the region. He was talking to a delegation from Afghanistan Wednesday at his residence in Wali Bagh in Charsadda district. The delegation was led by Muhammad Umar Daudzai 2

January 8, 2019 12:43 PM Top military brass reviews border fencing, security situation

RAWALPINDI: The 217th Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, media wing of Pakistan army, progress of ongoing operations, fencing along Pak-Afghan border, situation along eastern 3

January 8, 2019 7:29 AM Imran-Trump meeting tops new Pak’s envoy agenda

Newly appointed ambassador Dr Asad Majeed has reached Washington to assume charge. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had announced his appointment as new envoy in a major reshuffle at major world capitals. The change at the Pakistan Embassy came as President Trump wished to have “great relationship” with Pakistan and is looked forward to meeting 7

January 8, 2019 1:23 AM Imran-Trump meeting top priority for new envoy

WASHINGTON: Exploring the possibility of an Imran-Trump meeting will be one of the priorities of Pakistan’s new envoy who arrives in Washington on Monday to take charge of the effort to renew once close relationship between the United States and Pakistan. Dr Asad Majeed, until recently Pakistan’s ambassador in Tokyo, replaces Ali Jehangir Siddiqui who was sent by the PML-N 4

January 6, 2019 6:34 PM Abu Dhabi crown prince spent three days in Pakistan: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan had left Islamabad for UAE after spending three days in Pakistan. Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Fawad Chaudhry dismissed a media report that the visiting dignitary came to Pakistan from Abu Dhabi and returned just after 5

January 3, 2019 2:30 PM No more visa on arrival for Afghan nationals as per new rules

The federal government has restricted the movement of Afghan citizens in Pakistan and excluded them from the list of nationals who are offered visa on arrival, DawnNewsTV learnt on Thursday. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director Immigration Asmatullah Junejo said that these measures have been taken due to security concerns. "All Afghan nationals 4