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US, Pakistan both want talks with Taliban.

WASHINGTON: In a rare display of agreement on the Afghan issue, the United States and Pakistan have both reiterated the need for including the Taliban in the Afghan peace process. Yet differences over the alleged presence of militant safe havens in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas continue to plague a decades-old ...

- DAWN - PK

Pakistani Vendors Arrested For Selling Milk Tainted With Formaldehyde.

Health officials in Peshawar closed down shops and police arrested several vendors for selling milk contaminated with a dangerous chemical. Tests confirmed the use of formalin -- a diluted version of formaldehyde that keeps milk from spoiling.

- Radio Free Europe - US

PHC transfers Mashal Khan murder case to Haripur ATC from Mardan.

Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Yahya Afridi on Thursday ordered the transfer of the Mashal Khan murder case from Mardan to an Anti-Terrorism Court in Haripur jail after Khan's father requested the move fearing 'influential adversaries'.A two-judge bench comprising Justice Afridi and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim heard Muhammad ...

- DAWN - PK

PHC orders shifting Mashal murder case from Mardan to Abbottabad.

Mashal Khan PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court ordered on Thursday that the Mashal Khan murder case be shifted to the Abbottabad Anti-Terrorism Court from Mardan. The PHC bench, headed by Chief Justice Yahya Afridi, ordered for strict security measures at the Haripur Central Jail where the hearings will now take place. ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan- Work on gas supply to 5 union councils of Peshawar launched.

Pakistan- Work on gas supply to 5 union councils of Peshawar launched...

- MENAFN - JO

Pakistan- FATA completes one year without polio case.

Pakistan- FATA completes one year without polio case...

- MENAFN - JO

Pak Court seeks CII's opinion on petition against death by hanging.

, July 27 : A bench of the Peshawar High Court has sought the opinion of the Council of Islamic Ideology and the Attorney General for Pakistan on a petition filed by a prisoner, seeking its orders for the government to introduce a less painful mode of execution than hanging.Jan Bahadur, kept at the Haripur Central Prison. ...

- Sify - IN

CII's opinion sought on petition against death by hanging.

PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Tuesday directed the Council of Islamic Ideology and attorney general for Pakistan to respond to a petition seeking its orders for the government to introduce a less painful mode of execution than hanging.Justice Lal Jan Khattak and Justice Abdul Shakoor extended a stay order against ...

- DAWN - PK

Upper, central parts of country expected to receive downpour: MET.

Photo: FileThe Pakistan Meteorological Department on Thursday said monsoon currents continue to penetrate upper and central parts of the country. A westerly wave is affecting upper parts of Pakistan and likely to persist during the next few days.Rain and thunderstorm are expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

At Least 26 Afghan Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack.

The Afghan defense ministry said Wednesday that at least 26 soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a blistering Taliban attack on a military base in the southern province of Kandahar. The militants attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last night,' MoD spokesman General Dawlat Waziri ...

- Albawaba - UK

Taliban Attack Kills 26 Afghan Soldiers in South.

Afghan officials confirmed Wednesday a Taliban attack has left at least 26 soldiers dead and 13 others wounded in the southern province of Kandahar. The overnight assault in the Khakrez district targeted an Afghan National Army, or ANA, base, an official statement quoted Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri as saying. ...

- Voice of America - US

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

The militants "attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last night," MoD spokesman General Dawlat Waziri said. Afghan soldiers "bravely resisted", he said, killing more than 80 insurgents.

- Times Of India - IN

Zakhilwal condemns attack on folk singer

By S.Muddasir Ali Shah on 26 July 2017 PESHAWAR : Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal has denounced violence against legendary...

- Pajhwok - AF

Upper, central parts of country likely to receive monsoon showers: MET

Photo: AP fileMonsoon currents are penetrating upper and central parts of the country on Wednesday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department said. A westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist during the next few days.Rain and thunderstorm are expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Fuel shortage hits major cities across Pakistan

A long line of vehicles at a fuel station. Photo: Geo News A severe crisis is on the cards as several fuel stations in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, and Quetta, among other areas, have closed shop owing to lack of supply and high demand.Moreover, at the handful of fuel stations that are operating, long queues of ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Operation Radd-ul-Fassad: Terror bid foiled in Bajaur Agency

Suicide jackets were among a cache arms and ammunition seized during an IBO in Duagai area of Tehsil Mamond The post Operation Radd-ul-Fassad: Terror bid foiled in Bajaur Agency appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

ECP de-seats Shabqadar Tehsil Nazim

Zafar Ali Khan denies being de-seated, says case in Peshawar High Court The post ECP de-seats Shabqadar Tehsil Nazim appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Supreme Court stays execution of convict sentenced to death by military court

Military courts The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of a convict who was handed the death sentence by a military court.The accused, Mohammad Akbar, was convicted of murdering two soldiers in 2009. He had challenged the military court verdict in 2016.A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, after ...

- DAWN - PK

Supreme Court stays execution of convict sentenced to death by military court

Military courts The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of a convict who was handed death sentence by a military court.The accused, Mohammad Akbar, was convicted of murdering two soldiers in 2009. He had challenged the military court verdict in 2016.A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, after ...

- DAWN - PK

Reporter rebuts Imran Khan on 'Qatari letter' story

ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan, the leader of one of the main political parties, gave his strong reaction to The News story headlined “Imran submits ‘Qatari’ letter to SC” filed by me entirely on the basis of facts.Besides others things, his effort to give a clear impression that I had filed this story in line ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Heavy downpour expected in southern, north-eastern Pakistan: MET

Monsoon clouds hovering over Islamabad. Photo: FileThe Pakistan Meteorological Department on Monday said strong monsoon currents are penetrating into southern and north eastern parts of the country. A westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist during the next few days.Rain and ...

- Geo.tv - PK

SC stays execution of convict sentenced by military court

The Supreme Court building in Islamabad ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed execution of a convict sentenced to death by the military court.A three-member bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal heard the case and issued a notice suspending the death sentence to the concerned parties. The judges also adjourned the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan- Trains stopped after drivers' strike in Peshawar

Pakistan- Trains stopped after drivers' strike in Peshawar...

- MENAFN - JO

Pakistani Army clears two strongholds of terrorists near Afghan border

The Pakistani Army on Sunday announced that it has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in restive Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan after gaining control of a key mountain top.The army captured t...

- The Hindu - IN

Medical technician held for 'sexually abusing' unconscious patient at Peshawar hospital

Lady Reading Hospital director says the technician will be fired if internal inquiry finds him guilty The post Medical technician held for 'sexually abusing' unconscious patient at Peshawar hospital appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Technician allegedly sexually harasses female patient at Peshawar hospital

PESHAWAR: A technician of Lady Reading Hospital reportedly sexually harassed a female patient taken to the facility for a CT scan on Sunday. While talking to Geo News, the patient said she was in the CT scan room when the technician, Izzat Khan, sexually harassed her. Her brother said they were standing outside the room ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley: ISPR

Photo: FileSecurity forces have cleared two terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley, Khyber Agency as army aviation and the artillery target hideouts as part of Operation Khyber 4, an Inter-Services Public Relations statement said on Sunday. First phase of Operation Khyber-4 successfully completed: ISPR Valley associated ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan Army clears two terrorist strongholds in Khyber Agency near Afghanistan border

The Pakistani Army on Sunday announced that it has cleared two strongholds of terrorists in restive Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan after gaining control of a key mountain top. The post Pakistan Army clears two terrorist strongholds in Khyber Agency near Afghanistan border appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Operation Khyber-IV: Army purges terrorists from two strongholds in Khyber Agency

Two major passes entering inside Pakistan from Afghanistan have been secured, effectively dominated by Pak Army: ISPR The post Operation Khyber-IV: Army purges terrorists from two strongholds in Khyber Agency appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

FC soldier martyred in explosion on Peshawar-Khyber Agency border

PESHAWAR: One Frontier Constabulary soldier was martyred while another was injured when an explosion occurred near the border between Peshawar and Khyber Agency Sunday morning.The deceased soldier has been identified as Riaz while the injured as Saqib.According to sources, the incident took place in Aka Khel area of Khyber ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan: IED blast kills Khasadar personnel near Peshawar

, July 23 : An Improvised Explosive Device went off in Khyber Agency's Sheen Drang area, killing one Khasadar personnel on Sunday, reports the Dawn.An official was injured in the blast and has been transferred to a hospital in Peshawar.While no group or individual has claimed responsibility for the blast yet, security has ...

- Sify - IN

Khasadar personnel martyred in IED blast near Peshawar

A Khasadar personnel was martyred and another was injured when an improvised explosive device went off in Khyber Agency's Sheen Drang area on Sunday, said security sources. The injured official was transferred to a hospital in Peshawar after the blast occurred.Security personnel cordoned off the area soon after the blast ...

- DAWN - PK

Final phase of South Waziristan IDPs' return begins on Tuesday

PESHAWAR: The final phase of the repatriation of South Waziristan Agency's internally displaced persons will begin on Tuesday possibly marking the 'complete' return of 71,124 registered dislocated families to their homes. Mian Adil Zahoor, assistant director at the Fata Disaster Management Authority , told Dawn that around ...

- DAWN - PK

Khasadar force personnel killed in IED blast near Peshawar

A personnel of the khasadar force embraced martyrdom when an improvised explosive device went off in Sheen Drang area of Khyber Agency on Sunday, security sources said. Another official of the force was injured in the blast that occurred in the area near Peshawar. He was later transferred to Peshawar for treatment, sources ...

- DAWN - PK

Army captures strategic mountain top in Rajgal

A picture released by the ISPR on Saturday shows the Pakistan Army's SSG troops after clearing the highest and craggiest mountain top, Brekh Muhammad Kandao, near the Afghan border of terrorists during Operation Khyber-IV.—Online ISLAMABAD / LANDI KOTAL: The Pakistan Army announced on Saturday that it had completed the ...

- DAWN - PK

Frontier Constabulary soldier martyred in explosion near Peshawar-Khyber Agency border

PESHAWAR: One Frontier Constabulary soldier was martyred while another was injured when an explosion occurred near the border between Peshawar and Khyber Agency Sunday morning. The deceased soldier has been identified as Riaz while the injured one's name is Saqib. According to sources, the incident took place in Aka Khel ...

- Geo.tv - PK

India 3rd largest terror target after Iraq and Afghanistan: US report

India has displaced Pakistan on a list of countries facing terror attacks in 2016, with higher fatalities and injuries than its restive neighbour, according to data compiled by the US state department.

- Times Of India - IN

Pakistani forces kill 'many terrorists' in major offensive: Army

Islamabad, July 23 The Pakistani army said that security forces have "killed many terrorists" during an on-going major operation against militant groups."Many terrorists have been killed, a few fled to Afghanistan. Terrorists hideouts dismantled, cache of Improvised Explosive Devices, arms and ammunition recovered," said ...

- Sify - IN

Son of Afghan Taliban leader dies carrying out suicide attack

PESHAWAR, July 22 — The son of Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada died on Thursday carrying out a suicide attack in the province of Helmand in southern Afghanistan, one of the insurgent movement's main spokesmen said. Abdur Rahman,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

First phase of Operation Khyber-4 successfully completed: ISPR

Every inch of Pakistan will be peaceful,no one can beat resilient Pakistan, says ISPR.RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations on Saturday announced the successful completion of the first phase of Operation Khyber-4.The announcement was made through the Twitter account of the military's media wing. The ISPR added ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Errant US Drone Strike Kills 15 Afghan Troops

Afghan Defense Ministry officials have confirmed that Friday’s U.S. counterinsurgency airstrike in the southern Helmand province mistakenly killed at least 15 government troops. The friendly fire incident happened in the Gereshk district where intense fighting was raging between Afghan forces and Taliban insurgents. ...

- Voice of America - US

Terrorists' hideouts on mountain near Pak-Afghan border cleared: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The Inter Services Press Public Relations on Saturday said a major achievement was achieved last night in Operation Khyber 4 when troops including SSG successfully cleared the highest mountain top Brekh Muhammad Kandao near Pak-Afghan border.Many terrorists were killed, with a few managing to escape to ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Mountaintop of strategic value cleared, terrorists eliminated in Operation Khyber-4: ISPR

The Pakistan Army has cleared the 'highest and craggiest' mountaintop near the Pak-Afghan border, killing 'many' terrorists and forcing others to flee to Afghanistan, a statement issued by the army's media wing said Saturday.The Inter-Services Public Relations said a terrorist hideout was dismantled during the operation at ...

- DAWN - PK

Errant U.S. Drone Strike Kills 15 Afghan Forces

A U.S. counter-insurgency airstrike has mistakenly killed at least 15 Afghan security forces, an Afghan defense ministry spokesman confirmed Saturday. The friendly fire incident happened Friday in the Gereshk district of Helmand province, where fighting has been raging since Taliban insurgents staged a major assault on ...

- Voice of America - US

Son of Afghan Taliban leader dies carrying out suicide attack

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - The son of Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada died on Thursday carrying out a suicide attack in the province of Helmand in southern Afghanistan, one of the insurgent movement's main spokesmen said.

- Reuters - US

Operation Khyber 4: Terrorist hideouts near Pak-Afghan border cleared

Brekh Muhammad Kandao, highest mountain top near Pak-Afghan border, was successfully cleared The post Operation Khyber 4: Terrorist hideouts near Pak-Afghan border cleared appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Eastern parts of country to receive monsoon showers today: MET

Photo: FileStrong monsoon currents will start to penetrate eastern parts of the country from Saturday. A westerly wave is persisting over upper and central parts of the country and likely to prevail during the next few days.Rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds are expected at a number of places in Kashmir, Upper Punjab , ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Special number plates to cost Rs0.3m

The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government on Friday notified new rates for special vehicle registration numbers The post Special number plates to cost Rs0.3m appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Solider martyred in Operation Khyber-4: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: One solider was martyred in Operation Khyber-4 launched in the Rajgal Valley of Khyber Agency, according to an Inter-Services Public Relations statement on Friday.Sepoy Muhammad Yasir embraced martyrdom due to an IED blast. The funeral prayers of the martyred was offered at Peshawar Garrison today. The statement ...

- Geo.tv - PK

MET office forecasts more rain in southern parts of country

Moderate monsoon currents are penetrating southern parts of the country, the Pakistan Meteorological Department said on Friday.Weak monsoon currents are penetrating upper parts of the country and likely to strengthen in the next 24 hours. A shallow westerly wave is still persisting over upper and central parts of the ...

- Geo.tv - PK

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