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Pashtuns want FATA merged with Khyber-Pashtunkhwa

By Gohar Wazir BANNU: Youth and elders from the tribal areas of North Waziristan Agency and FR Bannu areas want FATA merged with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, so that like all other regions of Pakistan the Pashtuns of FATA could also have equal rights in Pakistan. The workers of various political parties, students, tribal elders and social activists from North Waziristan ...

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Wagma in her Struggle for Life

By Wakeel Khan PESHAWAR: The great Pashto singer Wagma is originally from Swabi, but she got settled in Peshawar long ago for artistic reasons. The sweet-tongued Wagma occupied hearts and minds of the Pashtun people on either side of the Durand Line for 28 years with her melodious songs. Wagma is suffering from cancer and presently admitted in Lady Reading ...

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Uprise of Hundreds of Local Pashtuns Against ISIS in Ningarhar

Hundreds of local Pashtun tribesmen have uprisen against ISIS in the Achin district of Ningarhar province in Eastern Afghanistan, which borders Pakistan. According to Haji Ghalib, the governor of Achin, 600 local Pashtun tribesmen are helping the Afghan security forces in the battle against ISIS. He added that initially there were some 1500 ISIS terrorists in the border district of ...

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If a fight is inevitable, we need to hit first: Putin

Vladimir Putin: “50 years ago the leningrad street taught me one rule: if a fight is inevitable, we need to hit the first” News Desk The Pashtun Times: Last month the Russian president after meeting the US president at UN Security Council urged for an international coalition to fight the Islamist militancy in the Middle East. Two days after the ...

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After Promising To End 2 Wars, Obama May Leave 3 Behind

File Photo: US President Barack Obama President Obama’s decision to expand the U.S. war effort in Iraq and Syria is a reflection of the conflicting pressures on a commander in chief who doubts that military force alone can end the conflicts in those countries, but who also feels compelled to act in the face of a humanitarian catastrophe and a ...

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Nothing Wrong with the Pakistani Actors Working in Bollywood: Salman Khan

According to a report of the NDTV Khan said that” politics and art should not be mixed.”In response to a question about the growing criticism of Pakistani actors working in the Indian cinema, Khan told that entertainment and art have no boundaries and therefore should not be mixed with politics. He said that if a Pakistani actor can fit in ...

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Pakistan Used Militant Proxies To Counter India In Afghanistan: WikiLeaks

An email released by WikiLeaks reportedly from the hacked personal email account of the U.S’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief John Brennan indicates that Pakistan has used terrorists as proxies to counter India’s growing influence in Afghanistan. The document states: “Efforts in the FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) have been challenged by Pakistan’s ambivalence toward, and perhaps outright support for, ...

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Once An Artist, Always An Artist: Aishwarya Talks About Her Return To The Silver Screen

Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan’s Jazbaa, her much-touted comeback film, has been released, but does it herald a new era in the actress’ career? She stars as a lawyer on a personal mission in the film, in which she co-stars with A-listers like Irrfan Khan and Shabana Azmi. Images talks to her about what’s changed upon her return to films and her life ...

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