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Naderi hails entrepreneur for investing over $200m in Kabul trade complex

The Minister of Urban Development Affairs and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi hailed the Afghan ...

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Over 100 female Afghan army cadets complete education in Turkey

Over 100 female cadets of the Afghan National Army (ANA) completed their education in Turkey ...

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Causing destruction in Afghanistan won’t help Pakistan, former president of Afghanistan ‘Hamid Karzai’ talks to THE PASHTUN TIMES

Karzai said that the path to Pakistan’s interests in Afghanistan is through friendship, brotherhood and ...

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CHAMAN: Pakistan authorities shut down the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman on Friday after a group of Afghan demonstrators attacked the Friendship Gate at Chaman and set the Pakistani flag on fire. INP PHOTO by M Achakzai

Afghanistan deports 250 Pakistani workers as deadlock persists near Chaman

KABUL: Afghanistan has reportedly deported 250 Pakistani workers as deadlock persists along the Durand Line ...

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3 athletes wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city

At least three athletes were wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city the provincial capital ...

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One Belt, One Road

China has planned the ‘One Belt, One Road’ several months ago. In the first phase ...

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Our will to eliminate the enemy is strong, says Ghani

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday ordered increased security measures for the American University of ...

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Fight terrorism jointly, US tells Afghanistan and Pakistan

WASHINGTON: The United States has again urged Afghanistan and Pakistan to jointly fight the scourge ...

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Impeding exploding mountains would require struggle for political empowerment and right to use indigenous resources: Dr. Khadim Hussain

Managing Director Baacha Khan Trust Educational Foundation and Pashtun intellectual Dr. Khadim Hussian in an ...

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Pashtun must Opt for Peace and Education: Mr. Amjed Ayaz Khan

Mr. Amjed Ayaz Khan is a senior English teacher at Government Post Graduate College, Bannu. ...

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a Project to Change Fortunes: Dr. Said Alam Mehsud

Exclusive interview with Dr. Said Alam Mehsud; Physician, Researcher and Leader of the Pashtunkhwa Ulasi ...

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I intensely refuse to recognize the Durand Line: Begam Nasim Wali Khan

Interview with Begam Nasim Wali Khan on Pashtun National politics and Durand Line Begam Nasim ...

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Video Interview: The path to Pakistan’s interests in Afghanistan is through friendship, brotherhood and cooperation, says Hamid Karzai

Video Interview Language: English Causing destruction in Afghanistan won’t help Pakistan, former president of Afghanistan ...

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Historically, Pashtunkhwa was a part of Afghanistan, and there was nothing wrong in what Achakzai has said, Latif Afridi talks to THE PASHTUN TIMES

Pakistani establishment has been making naked interference into Afghan’s affairs: Latif Khan Afridi Afghans are ...

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Pashtuns will never accept the China-Punjab Economic Corridor, Dr. Said Alam Mehsud talks to THE PASHTUN TIMES

We will not stop but will struggle for the right of Pashtuns in the project ...

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Pashtun News

Pashtun girl ‘Sidra Khan’ declared worldwide topper in online test

PESHAWAR: Sidratul Muntaha alias Sidra Khan, a resident of Topi tehsil of Swabi district, has ...

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Peshawar: Pashtun leader Asfandyar Wali Khan proudly declares to be an Afghan

I was Afghan, I am Afghan and I will be Afghan, says Asfandyar Wali Khan ...

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The Tip of an Iceberg: Wali Khan in Pakistani Politics

We do want provincial autonomy but with historical sanctity: Late Wali Khan In my previous ...

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Bacha Khan’s Movement of Social Reform and Non-Violence: A Reappraisal

In 1929 when British Colonial power had reached its zenith on the Indian sub-continent, a ...

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Noted Pashto singer wants his ailing son treated abroad

Sardar Yousafzai with his ailing son Zaland BATKHELA: Senior Pashto singer Sardar Yousafzai has appealed ...

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Babara Massacre, 12th August, 1948

14th of August 1948 was celebrated in NWFP with drums and flags by Muslim League ...

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Just blaming RAW for everything will not work, says Pashtun leader Mehmud Khan Achakzai

Pashtun leader Mehmud Khan Achakzai says: PM Nawaz should sack officers of intelligence agencies if ...

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Malalai of Maiwand, the pride of Afghans

Malalai was an Afghan heroine from the small village of Khig in Kandahar who played ...

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Baloch News


Brahamdagh wants talks with govt to focus on Baloch demands

WASHINGTON: Baloch separatist leader Brahamdagh Khan Bugti has said that he is not against political ...

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Free Balochistan Movement: The Long March of Balochs from Düsseldorf to Berlin

Free Balochistan Movement: The Long March of Balochs from Düsseldorf to Berlin From 16th of ...

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Karzai backs Modi’s remarks on human rights situation in Balochistan

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai endorsed the remarks by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...

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Free Balochistan Movement: Long March from Dusseldorf to Berlin, Germany

 During my recent trip to Berlin, I was invited to attend the final leg of ...

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Taliban overrun Paktia’s Janikhel district in eastern Afghanistan

GARDEZ: Taliban have overrun the Janikhel district of southeastern Paktia province after fierce fighting with ...

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Reject ISIS and support Taliban group, Al-Qaeda leader tell supporters

The leader of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network Ayman Al-Zawahiri has called on supporters to reject ...

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Taliban execute 6 people on charges of supporting the government

KABUL: The Taliban militants have executed at least six people on charges of supporting the ...

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Lashkar-e-Taiba trains 360 terrorists annually for fight in Afghanistan, India

KABUL: Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), a Pakistan-based notorious terrorist organization, trains nearly 360 terrorists yearly for anti-state ...

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ISIS Khurasan chief reportedly killed in East of Afghanistan

The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group for the ...

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ISIS claims it has confiscated US military equipment in Afghanistan

The loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have claimed ...

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70% of ISIS militants in Afghanistan are Pakistani Taliban: Nicholson

The top US commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson has said roughly 70 per cent ...

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Large Islamic State centre seized in Nangarhar

JALALABAD: A large Islamic State or Daesh centre has been captured by Afghan commando forces ...

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Peshawar: Shoemaker jailed for designing special Peshawari chappals for Shah Rukh Khan

But King Khan has spoken, he wants his Peshawari chappals! Noor Jehan, SRK’s cousin in ...

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You won’t believe what’s Saif Ali Khan’s ‘best compliment’ to Kareena Kapoor

We don’t know how we feel about it, Kareena Erm, ‘you’re fat, but I like ...

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Priyanka Chopra, Jodie Foster recreate Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’ and it’s hilarious

Jodie Foster stole the show with her delivery while Priyanka made us laugh with her ...

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Indian film star Shah Rukh Khan detained at US airport

US: The Indian film star Shah Rukh Khan was again detained by the immigration department ...

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RAPL 2016 Championship Tournament to Start on 25th August

KABUL: Roshan Afghan Premier League (RAPL) will launch its 2016 Championship Tournament at Afghanistan Football ...

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KABUL Eagles clinches 2016 Sphageeza Twenty-20 league title

KABUL: Kabul Eagles beats Mis Ainak Knights by five wickets in the final match of ...

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Messi rejoins Argentina for love of country

Messi’s earlier vow to quit had dismayed fans, many of whom held street rallies and ...

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Afghanistan’s only woman athlete at the Olympics is running alone but fighting for all women

Twenty-year-old Kimia Yousufi fled to Iran as a child. At the glittering Parade of Nations ...

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Peshawar doctors perform surgery to remove 22 metal, glass objects from woman’s stomach

Objects removed from the patient’s stomach include long metal nails, hair clips and pieces of ...

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Private hospitals lay off staff as flow of Afghan patients drops

PESHAWAR: The private hospitals have started to lay off employees after decrease in number of ...

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Surgeons save Brazilian man’s hand from amputation by sewing it into his stomach

Brazilian man’s hand was saved from amputation by ingenious surgeons who put it inside a ...

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The Good Doctor

How one doctor’s inspirational leadership has made free, top-class public healthcare a reality in Pakistan. ...

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Pakistan grants 2,000 scholarships to Afghan students: Official

KABUL: A Pakistani official has said scholarships have been granted to at least 2,000 Afghan ...

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Chitral teacher remanded for assaulting minor students

─Dawn screengrabs PESHAWAR: A local court in Chitral on Tuesday sent the principal of a ...

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Tribal elders struggle for reopening schools in Paktika

KABUL: Tribal elders have promised to fight for the reopening schools in the southeastern province ...

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QAU, NUST among top 200 Asian universities

Once again, no Pakistani university found a mark in the top 100 of the Times ...

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Local News

Wildlife dept seizes over 100 birds in Lakki, Bannu

A wildlife official shows the seized birds to media persons in Lakki Marwat. BANNU: The ...

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Pakistani woman, 36, jailed for filming porn film with her son, 14, and sending clips to cousin in Pakistan

UNITED KINGDOM: A Pakistani woman has been jailed for five years for having sex with ...

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Shutter down in Kalam against ‘harassment’ of people, Jirga asks security forces to release innocent people

MINGORA: The elders of Kalam and adjacent areas on Thursday demanded of the government and ...

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A pro-peace paintings exhibition celebrates in Noristan

NORISTAN: With the financial support of Saleem Khan Kunduzi, governor of Ningarhaar province, a pro-peace ...

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Organizational News


‘Hunted Down for Fun’: Discrimination and Violence Against Transgender Women by Nowshera Police

Trans Action (KP) is a Provincial Alliance of transgender which is working to improve gender ...

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Civil Society stages protest against honour killings in front of Peshawar Press Club

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Civil Society is deeply concerned over the growing incidents of honor crimes. ...

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Targeting of Transgender Activists by Police is Unacceptable Says TransAction Alliance

“TransAction” the Provincial alliance of Transgender persons in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa organized a press briefing at ...

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District Support Group Formed to Support Women Sexual and Gender Based Violence Survivors in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Women living in distress, afflicting the violence on daily basis are deprived of their ...

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Special News

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Pakistan supports Afghan Taliban: Afrasiab Khattak

A former lawmaker and prominent Pakistani politician Afrasiab Khattak said that Pakistani security establishment’s support ...

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Afghanistan officially joins WTO

KABUL: Afghanistan officially became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) after Meshrano Jirga ...

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Afghan saffron is world popular

Initially let’s put a glance at the history of saffron as recently some reports suggested ...

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Rumi belongs to all; Mawlana Balkhi is Afghanistan’s heritage

KABUL: Cultural figures, writers, historians and officials expressed serious concerns over the dramatic move of ...

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News in Picture


Afghanistan (Jalalabad) on the eve of Independence Day

Happy Independence Day Afghanistan د خپلواکي ورځ مو نیکمرغه روز استقلال تان مبارک THE PASHTUN ...

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Miss Kabul Photo by Aurangzeb Zalmay THE PASHTUN TIMES

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ANP Wali in Jalalabad

AFGHANISTAN: Moor Bibi message across the Durand Line. Courtesy: Aurangzeb Kasi (Leader ANP Wali) THE ...

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News in Pictures: Cultural exhibition held at Baacha Khan Schools

NEWS IN PICTURES: Cultural exhibition held at Baacha Khan School Swat (May 23). NEWS IN ...

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Eid mubarak

Happy Eid Mubarak


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Happy Purim to all !!!! פורים שמח

The Pashtun Times Greets you all Happy Purim !!!! פורים שמח Purim is a Jewish ...

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Happy Holi!

Happy Holi!

The Pashtun Times greets all Hindus friends on the festival of colours. Happy Holi to ...

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Nowruz: Pre-Zoroastrian, Proto-Iranian Festival

BY WAKEEL KHAN | “Nowruz” is actually a Bronze Age, pre-Zoroastrian, proto-Iranian festival. In the ...

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Urdu Corner


پاکستانی عوام کو جشن آزادی منانے سے زیادہ اپنی شخصی اصلاح کی ضرورت ہے: احسان کاکڑ

ظلم، بربریت، ریاستی جبر، مذہبی جنونیت، قومی افراتفی، زاتی اور لسانی تعصب، فرقہ واریت، احساس ...

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آزادی کا جشن یا غلامی کا سوگ؟ احسان کاکڑ

اپنے گھر جاتے ہوۓ راستے میں تین بار روک کر پوچھا جاتا ہے کہ کہاں ...

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فاٹا کو شدت پسندوں سے نہیں قبائلیوں سے کلیئر کر دیا گیا ہے: ملک ریاض بنگش

 آپریشن ضرب عضب میں بڑی تعداد میں شدت پسندوں کو ہلاک تو کیا گیا مگر ...

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Urdu News

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تحریک طالبان پاکستان کی جانب سے بنوں کے گرلز سکولوں پر حملے کی دھمکی

تحریک طالبان پاکستان کی جانب سے بنوں کے مختلف سرکاری گرلز تعلیمی اداروں پر حملے ...

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عوامی نیشنل پارٹی بنوں نے یوم شہدائے سپین تنگی عقیدت و احترام کیساتھ منایا

عوامی نیشنل پارٹی بنوں نے یوم شہدائے سپین تنگی عقیدت و احترام کیساتھ منایا شہداء ...

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بنوں: عوامی نیشنل پارٹی بنوں نے یوم شہدائے سپین تنگی عقیدت و احترام کیساتھ منایا

بنوں: عوامی نیشنل پارٹی بنوں نے یوم شہدائے سپین تنگی عقیدت و احترام کیساتھ منایا۔ ...

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مترقی لیکوال بنوں اور شمالی وزیرستان نے یوم شہدائے بابڑہ عقیدت واحترام کیساتھ منایا

:بنوں مترقی لیکوال بنوں اور شمالی وزیرستان نے یوم شہدائے بابڑہ عقیدت واحترام کیساتھ منایا۔اس ...

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Sher Khan Yahya

ژوندۍ او تلپاتې دې وي د وږي دمیاشتې نهمه نیټه دپښتونستان ورځ

ددې ملې او بختورې ورځې په ویاړ ټولو لروبرو پښتنو ته مبارکي دافغانستان ، پښتونخوا ...

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د پښتونستان ورځ

د وږي ۹ مه د پښتونستان ورځ په ۱۳۲۸ لمریز کال ، په پغمان کې ...

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د څوارلسم او دولسم اګست ورځې/ ايمل خان ماندورې

څوارلسم اګست 1947ء هر کال د پاکستان د جوړيدو او د ازادې د ورځې په ...

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د بابړى غازي ستر خدائی خدمتګار حباب خان بابا واقعه

ګرانو ملګرو نن درسره د بابړى غازي ستر خدائی خدمتګار حباب خان بابا واقعه شريکوم. ...

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هغه هلک زمونږ د کلي دی! نوربادشاه يوسفزی

د ګل ورځ نه يواځې کوټې د خلکو د پاره بلکې د ټول پښتون قام ...

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دوه مخیتوب / حبیب الرحمن تاثیر

د کوټي، پېښور، ږوب، چارسدې او یا نورو سیمو بې پښتو، بې وجدانه، بې غیرته ...

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د بابړې شهيدان / نور بادشاه يوسفزی

د خدايې خدمتګارانو نه د خان عبدالقيوم خان يو جنوني هجوم فوځ راچاپير شو، دا ...

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Pashto News

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په غزني کې هم د بابړې د شهیدانو یاد غونډه وشوه

د لوی افغانستان تحریک په مرسته د کلیوال ملګري ټولنې له لورې د مزارشریف، جلال ...

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بنو: د بابړې د شهیدانو په ياد کښې دستوره

بنوپریس کلب کښې د بابړې د شهیدانو په یاد کښې د پښتانه مترقي لیکوال بنو ...

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Hamid Karzai

د افغانستان پخوانى جمهور رئیس حامد کرزی د کوټې پر روغتون تروریستی برید په کلکو ټکو غندلې دې

کابل: د افغانستان پخوانى جمهور رئیس حامد کرزی د کوټې پر یو ملکي روغتون هغه ...

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نوروز مو اومبارک شه: نوې کال مو نیکمرغه

د نوروز منت په باغ دی، په صحرا هم نوراني یې شي له فیضه هغه، ...

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Pashto Interviews

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THE PASHTUN TIMES is the voice of Pashtuns: Prof. Ijaz Khattak

Video Interview:  ‘دی پشتون ټایٔمز’ د پښتنو آواز دې: پروفیسر اعجازخټک Language: Pashto THE PASHTUN ...

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We are all Afghans and I endorse what Achakzai has said about Afghans, says Ajmal Shams

We are all Afghans and I endorse what Mehmud Khan Achakzai has said about Afghans, ...

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Visa and passport can’t separate Pashtuns across the Durand Line, says Afghan consul general in Peshawar

Video interview in Pashto: Visa and passport can’t separate Pashtuns across the Durand Line, says ...

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The Taliban have been imposed on Pashtuns and the Pakistan Army has incurred huge losses upon the Pashtuns of Pashtunkhwa, says Latif Afridi

The Pashtun leader, Latif Afridi, Pashto interview to THE PASHTUN TIMES. Please click on the ...

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German Corner

Hamid Karzai

Zerstörung in Afghanistan zu bewirken, würde Pakistan nicht helfen, verkündete der frühere Präsident „Hamid Karzai“ gegenüber The Pashtun Times

Ich bitte die Regierung von Pakistan, anzuerkennen, dass Afghanistan ein Nachbar ist – ein  guter ...

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Free Balochistan Movement: Der lange Marsch der Balochen von Düsseldorf nach Berlin

Vom 16. Juli bis zum 5. August machten sich Aktivisten der Balochistanbewegung auf, die halbe ...

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Notizen eines Amoklaufs

Der gestrige Abend war der Schlimmste, den München seit dem Tag des Oktoberfestattentats erleben musste. ...

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Flüchtlingskrise, ein Zwischenruf

Man mag von Angela Merkel`s Politik halten, was man möchte. Aber die europäische Vision, die ...

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Die deutsche Regierung scheint die Türen zum Anlernen und zur Bildung der bereits sich am Rande befindenden jugendlichen Pashtunen zu schließen

Es geschah 2013, dass ein Schauer an Glücksgefühlen herüber nach Khyber – Pashtunkhwa wehte, als ...

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Angela Merkel, Kanzlerin der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Eine Bestandsaufnahme

  Den meisten geht es so wie mir. Es ist schwierig, Angela Merkel einzuordnen, aber ...

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Im Gespräch mit Brahumdagh Bugti

Die jüngsten Stellungnahmen von Brahumdagh Bugti, dem Leiter der Baloch Republikanischen Partei ( BRP ) ...

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Realität und Anspruch: Die kritische Edition von Hitler`s Mein Kampf

Mit dem Ablauf des Urheberrechts an “Mein Kampf” am 1.01.2016, 70 Jahre nach dem Tod ...

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