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Pashtun Intellectual Dr. Adeel Khan Passes away in Istanbul

BANNU: Pashtun intellectual Dr Adeel Khan has passed away in Istanbul. He was on his visit to Istanbul, Turkey, but sad reports came from his family members that Adeel Khan was found dead in a hotel room, where he was staying. Talking to The Pashtun Times, his brother Haroon Khan said that Dr Adeel died of heart attack. Dr Adeel Khan ...

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All Parties Political Alliance, North Waziristan held a Rally in Favour of Demands from the Pakistani State

BANNU: The leaders of Awami National Party, Tehreek-i-Insaf, Pakistan Peoples Party, Jamiat Ulama-i-Islam, Mulim League (N), Jamat-i-Islami, and Qawmi Watan Party addressed the rally, which emerged from Milad Park in Bannu and reached the Bannu Press Club, where it acquired the shape of a protest. Addressing the protesters, Nisar Ali Khan, Malak Ghulam Khan, Riaz Khan, Hafiz Farhad Ali, Malak ...

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Bashir Bilour: Commemoration of the 3rd Anniversary of Martyrdom

ISLAMABAD: National Youth Organization commemorated the 3rd anniversary of the martyrdom of the great Pashtun nationalist leader, Bashir Ahmad Bilour, today, in front of Islamabad Press Club. The Central President of NYO Khushal Khan Khattak, the NYO Islamabad President Ahmed Bilour, the General Secretary of NYO Irfan Khan, Vice President NYO from Khyber-Pashtunkhwa Usman Sikandri and member of Awami National ...

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Provincial Assembly of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Refuses to Establish Malala University in the Province

PESHAWAR: The establishment of Malala University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been refused by the Provincial Assembly. Earlier the provincial Assembly member from ANP Jaffar Shah and the provincial parliamentarian from PPP Nighat Orakzai had tabled a resolution in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly, proposing the establishment of a university in the province after the name of Pashtun Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai. ...

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Karzai Rejects Ghani’s Remarks for Calling Waziristan Residents ‘Pakistanis’

KABUL: The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has rejected the remarks by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani for calling the residents of Waziristan tribal regions ‘Pakistanis’. The office of the Former President issued a statement following President Ghani’s remarks he delivered during the Heart of Asia summit in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan. The statement further added that the Former ...

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TTP Key Commandar ‘Aryana’ Killed in Afghan Security forces’ Raid

BANNU: By Wasim Baghi: Afghan security forces have killed a key commander of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Said Anwar alias Aryana, along with nine other militants in a raid carried out near Pak-Afghan border in Afghanistan’s province Paktia. Sources confirmed that Aryana has been killed in a clash with security forces of Afghanistan. Aryana remained a closed friend of Ex-TTP head Hakim ...

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ISLAMABAD: Historian Dr. Wiqar Ali Shah Removed for Attempting to Rewrite History

ISLAMABAD: The director of the National Institute of Historical & Culture Research (NIHCR), a subordinate research institute of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), has been removed from his post abruptly. The rumors have it that the renowned historian had disagreed with the official history of Pakistan. Dr Shah was immediately removed after he gave a speech at the International Conference on Sindh, History ...

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Karima Baloch would now Struggle without Veil

CANADA: Krima Baloch, the Chairperson of Baloch Students Organization, for the first time appeared in a public event without veil in Canada. The event called Rights for Rights was organized by the Amnesty International in the Canadian city of Toronto on Saturday. She discussed the issues of Balochistan and Baloch people with the Canadian Officials of the Amnesty International where ...

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Pakistan has to Respect the Afghan Sovereignty: Asfandyar Wali Khan

PESHAWAR: Head of Awami National Party Asfandyar Wali Khan said that he had visited Kabul accompanying other Pashtun political leaders with a view to break the impasse on the peace talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Following his return from Kabul, Asfandyar Wali said in an interview with Mashal Radio that it is beyond what Sartaj Aziz is capable to clean ...

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Asfandyar Showing Concerns Over Government Ignoring the Construction of Western Route of CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Head of Awami National Party Asfandyar Wali Khan has met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his house yesterday to show his concerns to Nawaz Sharif over the government ignoring the construction of Western rout of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which will pass through two under-developed smaller western provinces of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the sources Asfandyar Wali ...

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