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  • Islamabad - The National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence on Tuesday condemned and rejected the hostile and threatening statements of US President Donald Trump and US Commander in Afghanistan Gen John Nicholson against Pakistan. In a resolution adopted during its meeting held here, the ...

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  • Islamabad - The Pakistan Army announced the successful completion of Operation Khyber-IV near Afghan border on Monday, hours before Trump was to deliver a speech outlining new US strategy on Afghanistan to end the military stalemate there. The army last month launched the major ground offensive in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI - A military court on Monday sentenced a high-profile Indian spy to death, ratcheting up longstanding tensions between the nuclear-armed states. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav was arrested in March 2016 in a counter intelligence operation from Mashkel area of Balochistan, which has ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Army on Friday handed over to Afghanistan government a list of 76 most-wanted terrorists who had fled to evade military operation and are now using the Afghan soil to destabilise Pakistan. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said ...

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  • RAWALPINDI - Pakistan Army said on Tuesday that house arrest of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed is a policy decision of state institutions. “The state took the decision regarding house arrest of Hafiz Saeed in the national interest, it was a policy decision of [state] institutions, lots of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Shortly after assuming command of Pakistan Army as 16th chief of army staff on Tuesday, General Qamar Javed Bajwa sent out a surprising peace message even as almost on daily basis India is violating ceasefire across the Line of Control in Kashmir. Gen Bajwa, who has wide experience of ...

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  • Islamabad - Pakistan yesterday lodged a strong protest with India over unprovoked Indian firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. “Pakistan Army’s DGMO contacted his Indian counterpart on hotline Sunday afternoon and strongly protested for unprovoked firing by Indian troops on ...

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  • Islamabad/New Delhi - Taking the level of cooperation with India to a new level, Pakistan’s National Security Adviser (NSA) Nasir Khan Janjua has conveyed to his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval that 10 terrorists have sneaked into Gujarat state.India has reportedly placed Gujrat on high alert ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will host first direct meeting between the Afghan government and insurgent groups including Taliban next month, said a joint statement of the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG) after meeting in Kabul on Tuesday.“Taliban and other groups are invited to participate ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The hugely popular military chief, General Raheel Sharif confirmed yesterday he will retire at the end of his tenure this year, ending speculation surrounding his role and opening up arguably the most powerful position in the country.Gen Raheel, widely credited with bringing a semblance ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government yesterday said it was part of the Saudi-led 34-nation Islamic military coalition to fight terrorism but will not contribute soldiers for any combat mission inside Saudi Arabia or any other country.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz ...

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  • ISLAMABAD/Colombo - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif currently in Sri Lanka on an official visit yesterday approached his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and assured him all-out cooperation in hunting down the perpetrators of Pathankot airbase attack, hours after their national security advisers spoke ...

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  • Islamabad - Reports about death of the supreme leader of Afghan Taliban Mullah Omar led to postponement of second round of Afghan peace talks scheduled for today in Pakistan.The Taliban confirmed the news of Omar’s death and appointed Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as their new supreme leader earlier ...

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  • Islamabad/RIYADH - A high-level Pakistani delegation called on Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal on Wednesday and discussed with him the Yemen situation as well as matters of bilateral interest. The delegation led by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif assured the Saudis that Pakistan ...

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