Posts tagged as: Pak-Afghan

Pakistan hands over engineering university to Afghan authorities

Pakistan Wednesday handed over the newly constructed Liaquat Ali Khan Engineering University at Balkh to Afghanistan.   The handing ceremony was attended by the Pakistan Ambassador to Afghanistan, Mohammad Sadiq, Governor of Balkh, Atta Mohammad Noor, Higher Education Minister, Dr. Obaidullah Obaid, prominent educationists and notables of the area. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Sadiq […]

British commando used Pasthun force to hunt Taliban in Tribal Areas: Report

A British commando led a Pashtun force to raid Taliban camps, hunting down kidnap victims and detaining suspected terrorists in tribal areas of Pakistan, a book revealed.   According to a report published in The Telegraph, Lieutenant Commander Howard Leedham, an ex-Royal Navy pilot recruited Pakistani Pathan soldiers to hunt Taliban. Breaking his silence after […]

Rehman Malik warns media about Taliban’s attack

Confirming the reports, Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Monday revealed that the militants have planned to target some media houses and anchors on their coverage of Malala Yousafzai. Speaking to the media, he said that the intelligence agencies were working to attain sensitive details about the plan and subsequently their counters. The minister informed the […]

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister defends cross border attacks

Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Thursday defended the cross-border shelling by Pakistani forces, saying what you would expect if 200 people cross the Pak-Afghan border and behead 17 soldiers and slaughter them. Speaking to the media, the minister said that she had raised the issue of cross-border infiltration and shelling with her Afghan counterpart […]

Sectarian drive is on in Karachi

The latest killing of religious scholar Aslam Sheikhupuri, the drive-by shooting, is apparently part of larger plot to add a sectarian hue to the ongoing ethnic chaos in the country’s financial hub. Earlier, the killing of two Sunnis added fuel to the Sheikhupuri’s murder. The nature of recent incident is quite worrisome and demanded the […]

Pakistan heading towards an inevitable apocalyptic future (Part 4)

(Part 4) America, on the other hand, does not shy away from supporting and justifying India’s presence in Afghanistan. According to Nicholas Burns, a retired American Diplomat, “India has a major role to play in Afghanistan… I think the Indian role in helping Afghan villagers and helping the Afghan government has been very positive. I […]

Pakistan heading towards an inevitable apocalyptic future (Part 3)

(Part 3) United States and United Nations intervened into the matter to diffuse the tension between the two nuclear-armed states, fearing that the aggravation could lead to the use of nuclear weapons. Pakistan was forced to carry out a few arrests of the members of the groups accused by India after getting supplied with proof, […]

Pakistan should struggle hard to crush Haqqanis, says Hillary Clinton

Pakistan should struggle hard to crush Haqqanis, says Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State conveyed the message of US Government that Pakistan should work harder to get rid of Haqqani network, which is operating on western side of Pak-Afghan border. Clinton admired the collaboration of Pakistani government with the US in the war […]

Shahbaz Taseer held captive near Pak-Afghan border, says Rehman Malik

Shahbaz Taseer held captive near Pak-Afghan border, says Rehman Malik Interior Minister, Rehman Malik has proclaimed that Shahbaz Taseer is alive and held captive by terrorists near the Pak-Afghan border. Shahbaz, who is the son of deceased Governor, Salman Taseer, was kidnapped by terrorists on August 26, 2011. He was heading towards his office when […]


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