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Trump sworn in as 45th US president, vows to eradicate ‘radical Islamic terrorism’

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, Friday vowed to “unite the world” against radical Islamic terrorism and said the US would not impose its way of life on others. “We will seek friendship and goodwill with the nations of the world, but we do so with the understanding that it is the right of all nations ...

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A Tribute to Bashir Bilour

The Awami National Party, ANP, led provincial government (2008- 2013) of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province came under relentless Taliban terror attacks. The Pashtun nationalist ANP lost over seven hundred workers, activists, supporters and their family members, including legislators. One of the assassinated legislators is Bashir Bilour (1943-2012). Bilour, an ANP stalwart educated as a lawyer and a resident of Peshawar, was ...

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Landmark peace agreement with Hezb-e-Islami signed in Kabul

KABUL: The Ashraf Ghani administration and the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) on Thursday signed a landmark peace deal after two years of negotiations. On behalf of the government, the agreement was signed by High Peace Council (HPC) Chairman Pir Syed Ahmad Gilani and National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar. Eng. Mohammad Amin Karim and Political Affairs head Ghairat Baher affixed their ...

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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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Peshawar: Pashtun leader Asfandyar Wali Khan proudly declares to be an Afghan

I was Afghan, I am Afghan and I will be Afghan, says Asfandyar Wali Khan PESHAWAR: A prominent Pashtun leader and Pakistani politician Asfandyar Wali Khan has proudly declared he is an Afghan as he warned against the harassment of Afghan refugees in the country. In his address during a rally in Swabi, Asfandyar Wali Khan criticized the Interior Ministry ...

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Causing destruction in Afghanistan won’t help Pakistan, former president of Afghanistan ‘Hamid Karzai’ talks to THE PASHTUN TIMES

Karzai said that the path to Pakistan’s interests in Afghanistan is through friendship, brotherhood and cooperation. KABUL: Asking Islamabad to see Kabul as a good friend, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai said that Pakistan would never achieve its objectives by causing war and destruction in Afghanistan. During an interview with THE PASHTUN TIMES, the ex-president said that Pakistan should cooperate ...

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The Tip of an Iceberg: Wali Khan in Pakistani Politics

We do want provincial autonomy but with historical sanctity: Late Wali Khan In my previous article, my experiment with Communists and Islamist,  I mentioned, it was Late Ajmal Khattak, who introduced me to the heart ache of national identity. Abdul Wali Khan; was the one who armed me with knowledge, analytic thinking and logical approach. It was expensive jewelry, for my ...

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Private hospitals lay off staff as flow of Afghan patients drops

PESHAWAR: The private hospitals have started to lay off employees after decrease in number of Afghan patients owing to the border management measures taken by the government, according to sources. “We cannot maintain more staff now. The number of patients has plummeted to 10 per cent only. We have lost 90 per cent patients, who used to come from different ...

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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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