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April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Mardan lawyers pass resolution against PTM

MARDAN: Demanding the army to treat people in a better way at the security checkpoints, the District Bar Association Mardan on Saturday unanimously passed a resolution against Manzoor Pashteen and his Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) for starting a campaign against the institutions of the country. The resolution was passed at the association’s general 1

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM The IPL juggernaut is back

The 11th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) has rolled into action. Mumbai Indians are the defending champions, who won IPL-10 by beating Rising Pune Supergiants by one run in the final last year. IPL Auctions 2018 were the biggest auction in the history. A total of 578 players were finalised by the IPL. Top Indian stars Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat 1

April 13, 2018 12:00 AM CTD arrests two militants in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday arrested two suspected militants including an Afghan national for alleged involvement in shifting explosives material from one place to another for an act of terrorism. As per the official communiqué, the Counter Terrorism Department stated that it had arrested two suspected militants including 2

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM Tehran accuses Israel of strike that killed four Iranians in Syria

TEHRAN: Tehran accused Israel on Monday of "flagrant" aggression in Syria after an air strike hit a regime base killing four Iranian "military advisers", Iranian media said. The Islamic Republic condemned "strongly the aggression and the air strike by the Zionist regime" against the T-4 airbase in Homs, Iran’s foreign ministry said in a statement. The ministry 6

April 9, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey deports hundreds of Afghan migrants

ISTANBUL: Turkey was on Sunday deporting hundreds of Afghan migrants back home on special flights, in a major operation after thousands illegally entered the country in recent weeks. Early Sunday morning 227 Afghan migrants boarded a charter flight from Erzurum in northeastern Turkey back to Kabul, the Dogan news agency said. It said a total of 691 Afghan 2

April 7, 2018 4:32 PM Those criticising 'revolutionary tax reforms' should reveal their own details, challenges Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday said that those criticising the recently announced "revolutionary tax reforms" should first make their own tax details public. Addressing a public gathering in Kharan after inaugurating Khuzdar-Shahdadkot highway and performing the groundbreaking of Kharan-Yakmach road, the prime minister hoped that people 1

April 6, 2018 10:31 AM PM Abbasi arrives in Kabul to discuss bilateral issues

KABUL : Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday arrived in Kabul on a daylong visit to discuss wide ranging bilateral matters with the Afghan leadership. Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua accompanied the prime minister 5

April 6, 2018 10:31 AM Pakistan rejects Afghanistan's allegations of airspace violation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Friday rejected baseless Afghan allegations of violation of its airspace and air raids inside Afghan territory by Pakistan Air Force, the Foreign Office said in a statement. Pakistani security forces were undertaking counter-terrorism operations in Bajaur Agency (FATA) directed against terrorist groups who continued to attack Pakistan 10

April 6, 2018 6:49 AM PM Abbasi receives guard of honor upon arrival in Kabul

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Kabul on Friday for a day-long visit to Afghanistan. A contingent of Afghan army presented the guard of honour to the prime minister upon his arrival at the presidential palace in Kabul. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has invited PM Abbasi on a state visit to discuss economic, security and counter-terrorism 8

April 6, 2018 12:00 AM Taliban vows ‘serious revenge’ over Afghan strike

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan: The Taliban has vowed to “take serious revenge” after an Afghan airstrike in an area controlled by the militant group killed or wounded dozens of people, many of them children. The government and military have said the Afghan Air Force (AAF) hit a Taliban base in the northeastern province of Kunduz on Monday where senior commanders 7