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

“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

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

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 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

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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Imposed Federation of Pakistan: Pashtuns, Kashmiris, Sindhis and Balochs make firstever independence alliance

FRANKFURT [Germany]: The Sindh representative political party, the Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), under their independence movement, held an international conference, represented by Balochistan, the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Pashtunistan, and the China-Occupied Xinjiang and called on the international community to support and acknowledge the oppressed historic nations’ right to national independence. These nations said that they have been languishing under the ...

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Afghanistan celebrates 98th Independence Day

KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday placed a bouquet at the Freedom Monument in Kabul to mark 98th anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence. A smartly turned-out Ministry of Defence guard played the national anthem as part of the short ceremony. Later on, Ghani returned to the Presidential Palace. August 19 commemorates the signing of the 1919 Treaty of Rawalpindi, which granted Afghanistan full ...

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Malala has been accepted into Oxford University

The Nobel Peace Prize winner will be studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics No need for Malala to feel nervous jitters anymore as she now knows that her Oxford University admission has been confirmed. The Nobel Peace Prize winner tweeted a screenshot of her acceptance stating that she has met the criteria to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University ...

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Malala Yousafzai celebrates graduation, joins Twitter

Nobel laureate and girls education campaigner Malala Yousa­f­­­zai graduated from college on Friday and used the occasion as an opportunity to join Twitter. The 19-year-old youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize sent out her first series of tweets on Friday evening, symbolising education as the key driving force behind her actions. “Today is my last day of school and my ...

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