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Afghanistan

Karzai supports Taliban leadership’s decision for ceasefire

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomed the announcement of ceasefire by the Taliban group ...

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Unprecedented protest in restive Afghan province pushes for peace

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan — Hundreds of Afghan men and women are participating in an unprecedented ...

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Pak FM speculate new cold war between US and Russia in Afghanistan

The Foreign Minister of Pakistan Khwajah Asif speculates the start of a new cold war ...

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Karzai condemns Kunduz airstrike

KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai “strongly” condemned the recent airstrike on the Dasht-e-Archi district in ...

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Afghanistan: IEC Chief confirms October date for Parliamentary Elections

KABUL: Afghanistan’s election authorities have set October 20 as the date for long-delayed legislative and ...

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Kabul: Meshrano Jirga lends weight to Helmand sit-ins

KABUL: Meshrano Jirga members on Sunday threw their weight behind an ongoing movement for peace in southern ...

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6 hunger strikers hospitalized as Helmand peace rally widens

LASHKARGAH: Six hunger strikers have been hospitalized in the capital of southern Helmand province after ...

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Helmand sit-in youths start hunger strike

KABUL: Several youths participating in a sit-in in southern Helmand province have started hunger strike ...

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Interviews

Fencing the Durand Line is no different than creating the Wall of Berlin: Hussain Haqqani 

“The Pashtuns of Pakistan and the Pashtuns of Afghanistan have not only ethnic kinship, but ...

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‘Growing up in Afghanistan as an artist – A young Afghan artist, Nesar Ahmad Eesar talks to Angelina’

Yet it is Afghanistan that continues to inspire my work. Through my work I have ...

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Romania: Protest and Corruption. A young Romanian student discusses the conflict with Angelina

Protests in Romania: Alice Strete discusses with Angelina Merisi:  Alice, you are a young Romanian ...

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The Durand Line can’t separate Afghans: Hamid Karzai in a historic interview with THE PASHTUN TIMES

  The Durand Line is not a claim but an aspiration and a historical right ...

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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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The Pashtun Times is a small effort by very clear headed individuals projecting the Pashtuns’ issues

The Pashtun Times is a small effort by very clear headed individuals projecting the Pashtuns’ ...

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England-based Pashtun doctor wishes to see his dream of Pashtunistan comes true in his lifetime

“Dr. Naseem, a Pashtunistan-lover says he must be buried in England instead of sending his ...

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‘Pakistan should apologize to Bangladesh for the horrific brutalities in 1971’

HEIDELBERG: Message of a Bengali student to Pakistan: “Pakistan should apologize to Bangladesh for the ...

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Pashtun News

‘Manzoor Pashteen is the voice of millions of Pashtuns’

  Speech at UN Office in Geneva by Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay: ”PTM, Pashtun Tahfuz ...

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PTM and restructuring established narrative

Micheal Foucault’s ‘Power-Knowledge’ thesis emphasizes an entrenched relation between power and knowledge. Neither power nor ...

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Transformation of social, political leadership in Pashtun society

The world has been changing fast, so does the Pashtun society. The transition from mundane ...

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The Pashtun Uprising: Thousands of Pashtuns rally in Pakistan against state sponsored terrorism

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Tens of thousands of ethnic Pashtuns — led by the young activist ...

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Has PTM taken the road less travelled by?

PESHAWAR: Removal of the chairman of the organising committee of the National Youth Organisation – ...

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Pakistan’s security establishment all out to undermine rightful Pashtuns’ rights movement

Crooked tribal chiefs of Mamandkhel tribe to hold “solidarity rally tomorrow Friday to undermine Pashtun ...

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Nobody can sag PTM’s confidence, says Manzoor Pashtun

ZHOB: The key member of Pashtun Takhafuz Movement (PTM) Ali Wazir said that after Zhob ...

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War, masculinity, and the Pashtun Long March

The struggle against violence that we confront in the post 9/11 world cannot be effectively ...

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Baloch News

‘Free Balochistan’ campaign in Switzerland irks Pakistan

GENEVA: Pakistan has urged the Swiss authorities to take action against “Free Balochistan” posters that ...

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Exiled Baloch leaders hail Trump’s Afghan strategy

WASHINGTON: Exiled leaders from Balochistan province have welcomed the Afghan strategy announced by US President ...

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On Being a Baloch- 26 August, 2006

‘I have been a Baloch for several centuries. I have been a muslim for 1400 ...

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Baloch-Americans demand sanctions against Pakistan

KABUL: The Baloch-Americans during an event, joined by a large number of Afghans have appealed ...

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Taliban

Pakistan has arrested senior Taliban leaders, claims Mullah Zaeef

Taliban’s former Ambassador to Pakistan Mullah Adul Salam Zaeef has claimed that Pakistan has detained ...

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Taliban announce stout support for TAPI gas pipeline project

KABUL: The Taliban on Friday announced stout support for the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project, hailing it as ...

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A book review: My life with the Taliban

“My Life With The Taliban” A Book Review by Zahid Khattak Abdus Salam Zaeef, a ...

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US sanctions 6 Taliban and Haqqani network financiers and facilitators

KABUL: The United States Department of Treasury on Thursday announced that six individuals supporting the ...

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Daesh/ISIS

German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq

BERLIN: A German girl who ran away from home shortly after converting to Islam has ...

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US drops its largest bomb on Daesh caves in Nangarhar

WASHINGOTN: US forces dropped a huge GBU-43 bomb on a series of caves fighters loyal ...

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ISIS in Afghanistan release new distressing execution photos

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

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4 ISIS militants hailing from Pakistani and Tajikistan killed in Nangarhar

KABUL: Four foreign loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group ...

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Showbiz

Angelina Jolie’s animated film about Afghan girl nominated for Oscar award

An animated film produced by Angelina Jolie depicting the life of a young Afghan has ...

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Theatre actor Sumbul Khan shot dead in Mardan

PAKISTAN: A female actor based in Mardan was shot dead on Saturday. According to local ...

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Sooraj Pancholi charged with abetting Jiah Khan’s suicide

The actress who committed suicide in 2013 left a note, in which she blamed Sooraj ...

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Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra’s next is on the Battle of Saragarhi

The film is based on the battle between the British Indian Army and Pashtun Orakzai ...

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Sports

Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan to play for Sussex Sharks in T20 Blast

KABUL: After outstanding performances in a number of Twenty20 cricket leagues during the recent years, ...

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Afghans in semis, eliminate Kiwis from U-19 World Cup

KABUL: Afghanistan eliminated New Zealand from the ICC U-19 World Cup, notching up a massive ...

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Tennis Training

A tennis training program has to meet the demands of an all-round physically challenging, individual ...

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Associate Cricketer of the Year – Rashid Khan

KABUL: Afghanistan’s 19-year-old leg-spinner capped an exceptional, wicket-laden year with the prestigious Associate Cricketer of ...

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Health

Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims come together to save Kamran’s life

The story is irrespective of race, colour, creed or religion, The message it gives says ...

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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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Education

Save the Children calls for end corporal punishment at school, after death of a student

KABUL: Save the Children, an organization active in protecting children urged the Afghan government to ...

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Today’s girls, tomorrow’s leaders: Opinion

Happy International Day of the Girl to all girls around the world, especially to the ...

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Peshawar University to set up refugee study centre

PESHAWAR: The University of Peshawar, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, ...

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Politics has no room in universities, says president Ghani

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday stressed the need for fundamental changes in the higher education system, ...

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Local News

IJT, Pakhtun students clash at Peshawar’s Islamia College University

PESHAWAR: At least two students were injured and 12 arrested on Tuesday after clash between ...

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Musician wants to save rabab from extinction

Mutrib Mashukhel sets up academy to impart training of string instrument Mutrib Mashukhel plays rabab ...

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Political novice to become Tamil Nadu CM

CHENNAI: A former video cassette seller with close ties to Tamil Nadu’s late leader will ...

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Peshawar 2.0 and IMSciences singed an MOU

PESHAWAR: Peshawar 2.0 an Social Enterprise working for the promotion of technology and entrepreneurship, signed ...

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Organizational News

Transgenders in KP succeed in securing driving licenses with their desired gender identity

In its historic first, Pakistan Transgender Persons are issued driving licenses and traffic police will ...

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Khyber-Pashtunkhwa Government’s move to facilitate travels of transgender person under the planned BRT Project

First time in the history of Pakistan any provincial or federal Govt consulted Transgender community ...

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‘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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Special News

Mercy Corps International to establish 450 pistachio fields in Afghanistan to underbring opium cultivation

KABUL: The southern Kandahar, Uruzgan, and Helmand provinces will get new pistachio fields as efforts ...

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GERMANY: Heidelberg Women’ March 2018

GERMANY: Heidelberg Women’ March 2018. Video report by Aurang Zeb Khan Zalmay

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The Pashtun Times condemns ban on Mashaal Radio transmissions by Pakistan

BANNU: Banning Radio Mashaal transmission in Pakistan is a blatant attack on free speech. The ...

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Austria’s Burqa Ban law comes into force

Violations carry a possible fine of nearly $180. Police are authorised to use force if ...

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News in Picture

Merry Christmas to everyone!

Merry Christmas to everyone! Stay blessed! THE PASHTUN TIMES

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Wishing you all a very happy Eid – Eid Mubarak – اختر مو نیکمرغه

Wishing you all a very happy Eid Eid Mubarak اختر مو نیکمرغه From The Pashtun ...

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31st August, Pashtunistan Day

31st August, Pashtunistan Day د وږي دمیاشتې نهمه نیټه دپښتونستان ورځ THE PASHTUN TIMES

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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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Greetings

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017

THE PASHTUN TIMES

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The Pashtun Times wishes you all a very happy Eid. Stay Blessed!

لوۍ اختر مو اومبارک شه The Pashtun Times wishes you all a very happy Eid. ...

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Happy Eid Mubarak

Happy Eid Mubarak THE PASHTUN TIMES

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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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Urdu Corner

تم میری وجہ سے سوتے ہو

” تم میری وجہ سے سوتے ہو” !!!! مارکیٹ میں ایک تازہ چورن بک رہا ...

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پشتون تحفظ موومنٹ کیخلاف ریاستی ہتھکنڈے؟ روشان خان

پشتون تحفظ موومنٹ کیخلاف ریاستی ہتھکنڈے؟ تحریر: روشان خان پشتون تحفظ موومنٹ کی مزاحمتی عمر ...

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پشتین ٹوپی

جب سے منظور پشتین کی تحریک کا آغاز ہوا ہے، افغانستان میں بننے والی ٹوپی ...

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پشتون تحفظ تحریک: پس منظر و مختصر تعارف

تحریر: سنگین باچا 26 جنوری 2018ء کو ڈیرہ اسماعیل خان میں ’محسود تحفظ موومنٹ‘ کے نام ...

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Urdu News

سکورٹی اداروں میں بغاوت: محسود سکاوٹس کے 23 اہلکاروں نے احتجاجا استفعی دے دیا ہے

پاکستان کے زیرانتظام قبائلی علاقوں میں طالبان کو مسلح کرکے ازسرنو منظم کرنے کے عمل ...

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انتخابات سےقبل فاٹاکو صوبے میں ضم کیاجائے،اسفندیار ولی خان

چارسدہ۔عوامی نیشنل پارٹی کے مرکزی صدراسفندیار ولی خان نےکہاہےکہ عمران خان نے سیاست سے شائستگی ...

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پی ٹی ایم سوات جلسےمیں ہزاروں افرادکی شر کت

سوات۔پشتون تحفظ تحریک(پی ٹی ایم)کےرہنماؤں نےکہاہےکہ سوات کی طرف آنےوالےراستوں پر کڑی چیکنگ کے”نام پر”ان ...

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سوا ت میں امن بحال ہوچکا، لاپتہ افراد کو فوری بازیاب کرایا جائیں، منظور پشتین

پختون تحفظ مومنٹ کے سربراہ منظور پشتین نے کہا ہے کہ سوات میں امن بحال ...

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PASHTO CORNER

‘پاکستان کې د پښتنو پرله پسې نسل وژنه روانه ده’

دا مقاله د اروټس شیوا د اسرايلو نړيوال خبري سايټ د ۲۰۱۸ کال د جولای ...

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د ازاد قبايلو په اړه وضاحت : مشتاق رحيم

پرون مې په فاټا یوه لیکنه کړی وه، د ملګرو مې بیلا بیل غبرګونونه ولیدل. ...

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پي ټي ایم ته په کراچۍ کې د شرطونه وروسته د جلسې اجازه ورکړی شوې

د کراچۍ انتظامې پښتون ژغورنې غورځنګ ته سبا له د ابادۍ په لحاظ د پښتنو ...

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پر خبریالانو د تشدد په ۴۱ فیصده پېښو کې د پاکستان ریاستي خلک لاس لري

په پاکستان کې د خبریالانو د حقونو لپاره کارکوونکې اداره فریډم نیټورک وایي، په تېر ...

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د سوات امن ریاست تباه کړی دی، پوځي مرکز دې نه جوړیږي:منظور پشتین

سوات د پښتون ژغورنې غورځنگ مشر منظور پشتین په سوات کې د اتوار، یکشنبې، په ...

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جرګې د فریقینو ترمنځ کېږي، د وګړي او ریاست ترمنځ ایین وي,منظور پښتین

په سوات کې د پښتون تحفظ غورځنګ په جلسه کې زرګونه پښتنو ګډون وکړ. د ...

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نر پښتین باتور پښتین : منظور پښتین ـ منظور پښتین

نصیب ځدراڼ منظور پښتین چې څنګ په تورخم را واوښت د کابل ادارې یوه برجسته ...

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دمنظور پشتین په تحریک پښتو او انګریزۍ ژبه کې فلم جوړیږي

په پېښور کې میشته د افغانستان یو کاروباري شخصیت زرجان وطنپال اعلان کړی چې نړۍ ...

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Pashto News

امریکا او پاکستان له خوا پر ډیورنډ اغزن تار د منلو وړ نه دې: کرزي

د امریکا په مرسته د پاکستان له خوا پر ډیورنډ کرښه د اغزن سیم د غزولو په اړه د حامد کرزي مطبوعاتي اعلامیه په رسنیو کې د خپاره شويو راپورونو په اساس پاکستان غواړي د امریکا په مالي مرسته پر ډیورنډ کرښه اغزن سیم  وغزوي. د افغانستان پخواني جمهور رئیس حامد کرزي د ډيورند کرښې په اوږدو کې د پاکستان له خوا د اغزن سیم د غزولو لپاره له دغه هېواد سره د امریکا د متحده ایالاتوله ۱۵۰ میلیون ډالري مرستې اندېښنه څرګنده کړه او د امریکا دغه کړنه یې په کلکو ټکو وغندله. پخواني جمهور رئیس زیاته کړه د امریکا متحده ایالات له یوې خوا ځان د افغانانو متحد او ملګری بولې او له بلې خوا په خپل دغه عمل سره د افغانستان ارضيتمامیت تر پښو لاندې کوي او د ډیورنډ په دواړو غاړو کې د افغانانو د بېلولو لپاره د پاکستان د تګلارې مرسته کوي. حامد کرزي همداراز وویل د ډیورنډ پر کرښې د اغزن سیم د غزولو لپاره له پاکستان سره د امریکا دغه مادي مرسته د افغانستان د خپلواکي او ملي ګټو په خلافعمل دی. پخواني جمهور رئیس وویل ټول نړیوال دې په دې پوه شي چې د انګریزانو د استعمار په لاس د ډیورنډ تحمیلي کرښه، د افغانستان خلکو نه پخوا منلې، نه یې اوسمني او نه به یې هم په راتلونکي کې ومني.

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” امنیتي ادارو د پښتون ژغورنې غورځنګ یو شمېر غړي نیولي دي”

د پښتون ژغورنې غورځنګ مشران وايي امنیتي ادارو یې په کراچۍ او حېدراباد کې یو ...

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وزيرستان: د وزیراعظم او پوځ مشر سفر خو د خبريالانو بايکاټ

د پاکستان وزیراعظم شاهدخاقان عباسي د غلام خان بندر او میرانشا مارکیټ پرانیسته وکړه خو ...

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کابل: دوه ځانمرګو بريدونو کې د ای اېف پي د عکاس په ګډون ۲۱ تنه وژل شوي

د افغانستان د پلازمينې کابل په شش درک سيمه کې په دوه ځانمرګو بريدونو کې ...

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Pashto Interviews

پي ټي ایم ته په کراچۍ کې د شرطونه وروسته د جلسې اجازه ورکړی شوې

د کراچۍ انتظامې پښتون ژغورنې غورځنګ ته سبا له د ابادۍ په لحاظ د پښتنو ...

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Pashtun Long March: Mubareza Live on The Pashtun Times

Language: Pashto #PashtunLongMarch: Mubareza Live on the Pashtun Times Guest: Muhammad Zubair Host: Aurang Zeb ...

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Pakistan could not be a good neighbor to Afghanistan; Pakistan-Afghanistan relations expert and Ph.D scholar, Wahid Watanyar speaks to The Pashtun Times

HEIDELBERG: In the given circumstances, Pakistan could not be a good neighbor to Afghanistan; Pakistan-Afghanistan ...

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Umair Khan- Pashtun social activist and member Liberal Party of Canada talks to THE PASHTUN TIMES

Pashto Interview: Umair Khan- Pashtun social activist from Swat and member Liberal Party of Canada ...

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German Corner

Internationale Frankfurter Konferenz der Sindhis, Balochen, Kashmiri und Pashtunen

Frankfurter Konferenz der Sindhis, Balochen, Kashmiri und Pashtunen, den unterdrückten säkularen Nationen in der aufgezwungenen ...

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Thailand: Verletzung der Redefreiheit

Akademische Konferenz über Balochistan in Bangkok durch das Militärregime verboten Was geschah? 100 Menschenrechtsaktivisten, unter ...

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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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