Author Archives: The Pashtun Times

95 killed, 151 wounded as massive blast rocks Kabul

KABUL: The death toll from a suicide bombing carried out through an ambulance has risen to 95, with 151 others wounded near the Jamuriat Hospital in Kabul on Saturday, officials said. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majrooh told the media the toll might still rise because many of the wounded were said to be in critical condition. Baryali Helali, head of Afghanistan Government Media and Information ...

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Stop Pashtun Genocide in Pakistan: ‘US should hold Pakistan accountable for Pashtun genocide and human rights violation in FATA’

KABUL:  The war affected families from Waziristan organized a big rally in Khost province against the ongoing Pashtun genocide in Pakistan, human rights violations in FATA and the extra judicial killing of Naqib Mahsood in a fake police encounter in Karachi. A large number of Pashtuns from Waziristan participated in the rally and demanded justice for Pashtuns in Pakistan and ...

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I am not against the US, I am against what it does in Afghanistan: Karzai

KABUL: Former President, Hamid Karzai has said he would not be against the United States, but “what the US government is doing in Afghanistan, is unacceptable”. “The presence of the foreign troops has caused the increase of corruption and drug production in Afghanistan,” Karzai addressed a gathering in a literature festival held Friday in India’s city of Jaipur. He pointed ...

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Ulema can help end Afghan conflict, says Indonesian President Widodo

PESHAWAR: The Indonesian president has suggested the formation of a three-nation committee of religious scholars to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. Currently on an official visit to Islamabad, Joko Widodo floated the proposal at a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad on Friday night. He said Islamic scholars from Indonesia, Afghanistan and Pakistan could promote a peaceful settlement of ...

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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 Taliban and Haqqani terrorist network have been designated as Special Designated Global Terrorists in a bid to expose and disrupt the financing of the group. Four of the individuals – Abdul Samad Sani, Abdul Qadeer Basir Abdul Baseer, Hafiz Mohammed Popalzai, and Maulawi Inayatullah – ...

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We don’t want such a Pakistan wherein Pashtuns bleed, say protesters in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Pashtuns’ rights activists the other day held a protest demonstration in front of Peshawar Press Club and condemned the extra judicial killing of Naqeeb Mehsud in Karachi and the detention of Pashtun students of Punjab University in Lahore. A protester while condemning state suppression of Pashtuns said that today Pashtuns are not safe in villages, cities, universities, and mosques ...

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پښتانه په پاکستان کښې: ما مه شمیره درګډ / ارمان لوڼی

پښتانه په پاکستان کښې: ما مه شمیره درګډ ارمان لوڼی ملا نذر يو چا ته ښکنځل وکړه نو هغه سړي په ملا نذر پسې منډه کړه ، ملا نذر په توت ځني و ختی! نو دا سړی ورته وايي را کښته سه ، ملانذر ورته وايي فهو!! زه نور پسي خېزم ته وايې را کښته سه ماغزه دي کار نۀ ...

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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 202-run triumph over the highly-fancied hosts at the Hagley Oval on Thursday. By virtue of the emphatic win, the fast-rising Afghans have stormed into the semifinal of the mega event for the first time, a spokesman for the Afghanistan Cricket Board said. Farid Hotak told ...

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لاهور پوهنتنونو کښې لسګونه بلوڅ او پښتانه زدهکړیالان د پنجاب پولیسو نیولی دی

د پاکستان په پنجاب پوهنتون کې د اسلامي جمیعت طلباء او د بلوڅ – پښتون کونسل د د زده کوونکیو ترمینځ له نښتې وروستو پولیسو نېږدېدوه سوه طالبعلمان نیولي دي، او په دوی کې يې ځنې د ترهګرۍ ضد عدالت ته هم وړاندې کړي دي د روانې میاشتیې په یوه ویشتمه نیټه د زده کوونکیو تر مینځ په نښتو کې ...

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Fruit of Faizabad sit-in: Student guns down principal over ‘blasphemy’

I have been taught… to kill… to not be afraid: the killer PAKISTAN: A college student shot dead his principal on Monday claiming that the victim had committed blasphemy by reprimanding him for skipping classes to attend the November 2017 sit-in of religio-political parties in Faizabad. The incident occurred in Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda district and the accused was handed ...

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