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January 21, 2018 12:00 AM Four more martyred by Indian firing on Working Boundary

SIALKOT: Four more civilians, including a woman and her minor son, were martyred and more than a dozen injured on Saturday when the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling at different sectors in Sialkot along the Working Boundary. The BSF targeted Bajwat, Chaprar, Charwah, Harpal and other sectors from late Thursday

January 18, 2018 10:37 AM Bilawal orders inquiry into ‘extrajudicial killing’ of Waziristan man

KARACHI: After social media uproar against the ‘extrajudicial encounter’ of a man by SSP Malir Rao Anwar, Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has ordered an inquiry into the case as more details pointing towards mysterious circumstances emerge. I have asked Sindh Home Minster Sohail Anwar Siyal to conduct an inquiry, tweeted Bilawal. In reply to the tweet 2

January 18, 2018 7:30 AM Two women martyred in Indian shelling along Working Boundary

RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistan women were martyred and five people including three women injured when Indian Border forces targeted civilian population along the Working Boundary, the army said in a statement on Thursday. “India continues unprovoked cease fire violations. Targeted civilian population along Working Boundary in village Kundan Pur, Chaprar 3

January 17, 2018 9:35 AM Saudi Arabia announces $2 bn bailout for Yemen government

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen's central bank, after desperate calls for funding from the war-torn country's president and prime minister. “To address the deteriorating economic situation faced by the Yemeni people as a result of the actions of the Houthi rebels, King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued a directive 4

January 16, 2018 1:30 PM Cleared troubled areas from terrorists of all hues and colours: Gen. Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka on a two days official visit on invitation from his counterpart. The Army Chief held meetings with the Sri Lankan military leadership including the Chief of Defence Staff, the Chiefs of all three services. General Bajwa also visited the Command and Staff College 4

January 16, 2018 1:18 PM Gen Bajwa meets top Sri Lankan military leadership, discusses ways to improve defence ties

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on Tuesday and held meetings with the top Sri Lankan military leadership, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said. Visiting on an invitation from his Sri Lankan counterpart, Gen Bajwa met the chief of defence staff and chiefs of all three services 4

January 16, 2018 9:59 AM US Gen Dunford hopeful that relations with Pakistan will improve

Talking to reporters in Brussels, the United States' (US) Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen Joseph Dunford insisted that he had not given up hope on the US mending relations with Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday. Gen Dunford proposed military-to-military dialogue as a means to improve relations between the two nations, which have been strained 4

January 13, 2018 5:08 PM Pakistan's nuclear capability a 'weapon of deterrence': DG ISPR responds to Indian army chief

Responding to a remark by the Indian army chief that his country's armed forces are ready to call Pakistan’s “nuclear bluff”, the chief of Pakistan Army's media wing has said that India should not harbour any illusion about Pakistan's defence capabilities, while the Foreign Office (FO) warned India against any misadventure. Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin 3

January 11, 2018 11:42 PM Success of CPEC imperative for Pakistan, entire region: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that peace in Afghanistan is imperative for enduring peace and stability in the region. In an interview with a private TV Channel, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said “War against terrorism was a difficult phase and we have restored peace in Pakistan.” He added that Afghanistan 4

January 11, 2018 5:04 PM PM Abbasi, Army Chief visit SSG headquarters at Cherat

CHERAT: Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Special Service Group (SSG) Headquarters at Cherat. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, upon arrival, PM Abbasi laid floral wreath at the shuhada monument. The Premier was briefed 2