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Why must we boycott Deewa and Mashal radios?

JUI activists carrying out a protest demonstration against Deewah Radio and Mashal Radio where they sought ban on these two radio channels running their programs respectively from Washington DC and Prague

The zebrati boys are the most sacred people for they are God chosen and whatever they do and foresee is  infallible Almost every second and third day, a bang, a blast, and a gun shot, followed by American drone strikes and Pakistani aerial blitzkrieg while pounding terrorists hideouts. This is how the Pashtuns lived for a decade. The clouds of ...

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A country in denial – Human Rights violation of transgender community in Pakistan


‘The General Assembly proclaims this Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, ...

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Madhubala’s Peshawar connection


Not many people know that the parents of Bollywood’s most beautiful star had moved from Swabi to Mumbai in search of a better life We all know about the many male Bollywood legends who come from Peshawar. But very few people would have heard that the Indian film industry’s most beautiful heroin also had a connection with the old Peshawar ...

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Afghanistan forced Pakistan to stop fencing Durand Line

Fecing the durand wall

KABUL: The Ministry of Borders and Tribal Affairs has strongly rejected the unilateral fencing of Durand Line and tribal people, including border police forces have been stopped Pakistan’s fencing work in Zazai district of Khost province. Addressing a press conference the other day here in Kabul, deputy minister for borders and tribal affairs, Muhammad Yaqoob Ahmadzai came hard over Pakistan ...

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

Hussain Haqqani - Former Ambassador of Pakistan to US
Photo: The Pashtun Times

“The Pashtuns of Pakistan and the Pashtuns of Afghanistan have not only ethnic kinship, but also historical bond, and to pursue the policy of erecting a wall along the Durand Line wouldn’t be any different than the “Wall of Berlin”, which was created in Germany, says Pakistan’s former ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqani. The Pashtun Times conducted an ...

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Haqqani network members raped my wife, killed her baby, says Joshua Boyle


PAKISTAN: The Canadian man Joshua Boyle who was freed from the captivity of the Haqqani terrorist network has said the members of the group have raped his wife and killed her infant daughter while they were kept as hostages. Boyle in a written statement to the Associated Press has disclosed regarding the harrowing crimes committed by the members of the ...

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German voters head to polls today to decide government

The Pashtun Times1

Media predictions and polls cannot decide what must happen as this authority only rests in the hands of voters. Germany looks prone to the effects of what did happen in France–the defeat of right wing populists in France and what did occur in the United States, the victory of Donald Trump in the US. The polls result proved all the ...

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New US strategy imports disastrous repercussion for Afghanistan and Pakistan: Asfandyar Wali Khan

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PESHAWAR: The Awami National Party Central President, Asfandyar Wali Khan has said the new US policy on Afghanistan and South Asia is very much dangerous for Afghanistan and Pakistan, calling on the Trump administration to prioritize mediation instead of fueling war in Afghanistan. In his exclusive interview with Salim Safi in Jirga Program at Geo Television, Asfandar Wali Khan said, Pakistan ...

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Prime Minister of Pakistan admits German embassy bombers in Kabul travelled from Pakistan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbas

Pakistan’s prime minister admits three or four insurgents crossed the border into Afghanistan and carried out the deadly May truck bombing in Kabul. PAKISTAN: The Pakistani Prime Minister in an unprecedented statement has confessed that the bombers who blew up a tanker near the German embassy in Kabul late in May, had likely travelled from Pakistan. PM Abbasi made the ...

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Life in London

London (Photo: Ind.)

I was asked what a visitor might expect to find in London and write about it. The following is a purely subjective, and as such limited, view in which I will probably (almost certainly) upset particular groups/sections/parties by mentioning them and equally upset others by not mentioning them. Their measure of anger/distress/affront is of no concern to me. It is ...

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