Pashtun News

We just want our due share in the fortune changer project, says Haider Hoti

DIR: Former Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and Provincial Chief of Awami National Party (ANP) and Ex-MPA Shazia Aurangzeb’s addressing a worker convention at Upper Dir, Darorara here on Sunday. Hoti said to workers that the indifferent attitude of the provincial government had increased the hardships of the people. “The Tsunami has brought numerous problems to the people”. Ameer ...

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ANP seeks immediate change in foreign policy

Asfandyar Wali addresses party workers convention in Swat on Monday MINGORA: Awami National Party chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said that there is an immediate need of change in the country’s foreign policy. Addressing a workers convention in Matta here on Monday, he said that the country would face Syria and Iraq like situation if its foreign policy was not ...

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President Ghani signes peace agreement with Hekmatyar

KABUL: Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani, signed the long-awaited peace agreement with Hezb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA), leader, Gulbadin Hekmatyar as first peace deal in the country since US invasion in 2001 that toppled the Taliban regime. The agreement which was already finalized, was signed in a special gathering in presidential palace by president Ghani and the HIA leader through a video link which ...

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Dr. Najib sacrificed his life to prevent foreign intervention in Afghanistan

ANP general secretary Mian Iftikhar Hussain addresses a reference held in Peshawar on Monday on the death anniversary of former Afghan president Dr Najibullah. — Dawn PESHAWAR: Speakers at a condolence reference said that negligence on the part of Pakhtun population led to the brutal murder of former Afghan president Dr Najibullah. “Pakhtuns even could not raise voice for saving ...

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I will never accept the Durand line, it’s the biggest injustice with Lar-aw-Bar Afghans, says Ms Kasi

I will never accept the Durand line, it’s the biggest injustice with Lar-aw-Bar Afghans, says Meher Aurangzeb Kasi in an interview with THE PASHTUN TIMES. (Soon to be followed by the full version of her interview) ميرمن کاسۍ وايي : د ډیورنډ کرښه د منلو وړ نۀ ده او ذیاته کړې یې ده چې افغان مېندې بچي دې د پاره ...

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Pashtun leader Asfandyar Wali Khan seeks joint session of parliament on Pak-India tension

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should rush back home and hold a joint session of parliament to discuss ways of defusing tension between Pakistan and India. “The recent statement issued after the corps commanders’ conference regarding readiness to give a befitting response to India’s threats shows something is cooking,” ...

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We will not allow anyone to spread terrorism on our land, says Pashtun leader Mahmood Khan Achakzai

Achakzai said that blood of innocent Pashtoons are being shed without any reason. “Military, judiciary and other institutions must be subservient to the parliament.” Mahmood Khan Achakzai addressing a public gathering in the memory of martyrs of Quetta carnage.—Asmatullah Khan Kakar QUETTA: The Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) chief and veteran Pashtoon nationalist leader, Mahmood Khan Achakzai, termed supremacy of ...

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Waziristan residents pick up the pieces in shattered homeland

FILE: A Pakistani soldier walks in a house destroyed during a military operation in the of town of Miran Shah, North Waziristan in July 2014. EIDAK, PAKISTAN: The excitement among a group of elderly turbaned tribal leaders in a remote village in northwestern Pakistan is palpable. After suffering a decade of terrorist oppression and years of displacement due to an ...

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Pakhtuns after 9/11: Challenges and Lessons

The war on terror and its severe consequences have one silver lining for Pakhtuns and that is the growing realization. The month of September is a grim reminder of the fateful day when some zealots’ struck at the US. The calamity that befell the US took the lives of some 3000 people, the US hit back with extra ordinary measures, ...

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Mardan: Civil society protests against Mardan blast

MARDAN: A protest rally and condolence meeting was held at Mardan, the second largest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, to condemn yesterday’s suicide blast near the main gate of District Mardan Law Chamber that took 13 lives including lawyers, policemen and a prominent political leader of Awami National Party, Arshad Ali Khan. The protest was organized by a youth-led civil ...

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