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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 they fail to trace Quetta attack perpetrators. Intelligence agencies are busy in gathering information about the activities of politicians while terrorists are free to move anywhere. Our intelligence agencies failed to nab terrorists.   ISLAMABAD: Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) chief Mahmood Khan Achakzai on ...

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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 a major role in the Battle of Maiwand (July 27th, 1880) during the second Anglo-Afghan war. During the battle, when the tide turned against the Afghan fighters and their morale dropped, Malalai cried out: Young love if you do not fall in the battle of ...

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“Cheegha: The Call from Waziristan, the Last Outpost”

“Cheegha: The Call from Waziristan, the Last Outpost” (Reviewed by Angelina Merisi) Author: Ghulam Qadir Khan Daur L’Aleph: Sweden Wisehouse 2014 Foreword by: Prof. Akbar Ahmed Book Review: Ground realities, images and impressions of the lands and people of Waziristan can at best be merely conjured up in the imaginations of those keen to seek knowledge and truth concerning this ...

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Pakistan has no right to change Afghan nationality through occupation: Expert

An Afghan expert on Saturday slammed protests by Pakistanis against Mahmoud Khan Achakzai’s recent remarks regarding Pakhtunkhwa, saying that Pakistan has no right to forcefully change Afghan nationality through occupation. According to reports, Pakistan Muslim League-Q’s senior leader and former deputy prime minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and other Pak-loyalty figures came hard on Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party chief Mahmoud Khan ...

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa belongs to Afghans: Achakzai

Pashtun leader Mahamood Khan Achakzai has said that he would not allow anyone to harass Afghan refugees in their “own land”. He directly said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province belongs to Afghans and they can live there without fear and irritation. “If Afghans are harassed in other parts of Pakistan, they should come here to the Pakhtunkhwa province, where no one ...

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Afghans will never accept Durand Line as permanent border: Protestors

KABUL: Hundreds of people came to the streets on Wednesday to protest against Pakistan’s aggression and cross-Durand Line attacks at the Torkham crossing. The protesters said that Afghans would never accept the Durand Line as permanent border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Pakistan’s intention to build a check post at the Torkham area caused a three-day clash between with Afghan border ...

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Pakistan using violence to take up Durand Line issue: Karzai

Former President Hamid Karzai has alleged Pakistani government of intending to raise the Durand Line issue by creating tensions at the Torkham crossing. “Pakistan’s these efforts are baseless, which would never give fruit,” Karzai told the BBC in an interview, advising Islamabad to deal with Kabul as a good neighbor, instead of interference. He asked Pakistani officials to be wise ...

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Resolve Torkham tension through talks, Asfandyar says

Since clashes between the Afghan border police and Pakistani paramilitary forces resumed Monday at the Torkham crossing, a senior Pakhtun nationalist leader Asfandyar Wali Khan called on the two countries to exercise extreme cautions to put an end to the skirmishes through dialogues. Head of the Awami National Party voiced concern over clashes erupted between border forces of the two ...

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Pakistan should abandon violence to boost relations with Afghanistan: Karzai

KABUL: The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said Pakistan should opt friendship and brotherhood instead of violence in a bid to help boost relations between the two countries. The remarks by Karzai followed during a meeting with a team of the Pakistani journalists who visited the country as part of the Equal Access program. The former President thanked Pakistan ...

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More troops deployed along Torkham as Pak-Afghan tensions escalates

KABUL: More troops and military equipment have been deployed along the two sides of Torkham as tensions have escalated between Afghanistan and Pakistan over fencing attempt by Pakistani border guards. The additional forces were deployed on Thursday, two days after the gate remained close for the second consecutive day. According to the local media reports in Pakistan, the additional forces ...

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