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Congressional panel to consider tougher riders on US aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON: A key US Congressional panel is set to consider a proposal that could impose tougher riders on civil and military aid to Pakistan and make such assistance conditional on Islamabad showing satisfactory progress in the fight against terrorism. The tougher language on Pakistan forms part of the 2018 State …

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BNP to resist in case of rigging in NA-260 by elections

QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party-Mengal (BNP-M) warned of rigging upcoming NA-260 Quetta-cum-Chaghi by elections. Speaking at a press conference here on Thursday at the Quetta Press Club, the BNP-M central information secretary allegedly said the Baloch and Pashtun nationalists in the coalition government were using government machinery, so that their …

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Balochistan Police killed three suspected terrorists in Quetta ‘encounter’

Three suspected terrorists were killed in an “encounter” with police and security forces in Quetta’s Essa Nagri area on Friday night, DawnNews reported. Police officials said that armed terrorists opened fire on a police patrolling party in the area. In response, the policemen engaged the suspected terrorists, whereas, a heavy …

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Sandstorm unearths historical site in Kerman

A tremendous sandstorm that swept across part of Iran’s southeastern province of Kerman has led to the discovery of several historic artifacts dating back to centuries ago at a dig site. Fahraj Governor Gholam Reza Nejat-Khaleqi said the archeological site, located 248 kilometers southeast of the provincial capital city of Kerman, became visible for …

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‘Pak must be held accountable for working against US interests’: Congressman Ted Poe

WASHINGTON: Frustrated with Pakistan’s duplicity over its relationship with the US, a top American lawmaker has said Pakistan must be held accountable for continuously working against the interests of the US. “The US has been reluctant to cut ties or meaningfully confront Pakistan over its treachery because the supply line …

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Sharif’s loss may strengthen army, India is worried

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: A serious setback to Pakistani PM Nawaz Shariffollowing the disclosure that his daughter and putative heir apparent, Maryam Sharif, had concealed ownership of the family’s offshore assets and companies threatens to create new security complications for India. A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) probing the Panama Papers, in its report …

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Pakistan’s foreign policy challenges

I.A. Rehman  A SERIES of developments have made it necessary for Pakistan to review some of the basic assumptions on which its foreign policy has traditionally been based. Unfortunately, matters are coming to a head while a lame-duck government is only concerned with its own survival. Take the threat the …

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4 policemen shot dead in Quetta

At least four policemen were shot dead by unidentified assailants in Quetta’s Killi Deba area on Thursday, police said. The gunmen opened indiscriminate fire at the police mobile while it was patrolling in the area, according to police. Superintendent of Police (SP) Quaidabad Mubarak Shah was among the four martyred …

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