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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Pakistan, Russia, China push
Taliban towards inclusive govt

ISLAMABAD: Inclusivity in the new Taliban government is one of the key demands of all of Afghanistan’s neighbours as well as the rest of the international community and Special Envoys on Afghanistan...

Pakistan sees ‘civil war’ in
Afghanistan if Taliban fail

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned of the risk of a “civil war” in Afghanistan if the Taliban is unable to form an inclusive government there. “If...

Washington’s scapegoating
of Pakistan for US failure
‘most painful thing’: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan paid a heavy price for siding with the US in its occupation of Afghanistan, so hearing American politicians blame Islamabad for its humiliating retreat hurts, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said. 

Shehbaz sends six names
for vacant post of ECP,
addresses huge meeting

ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif addressed a huge public meeting in Sialkot on Saturday. Earlier, on Friday he sent names of six nominees to Prime Minister Imran Khan for filling...

Taliban stop return of Afghans
from Pakistan through Torkham

PESHAWAR: The Afghan Taliban have stopped the return of Afghan nation from Pakistan to their country through the Torkham border, local media reported. Security officials on the Pakistani side...

US says Pakistan involved
in harbouring Taliban,
need to ‘line up’ with world

WASHINGTON: Noting that Pakistan has "harboured" members of the Taliban including the terrorists from the proscribed Haqqani network, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Islamabad needs to "line up" with a...

World should incentivise
Taliban instead of controlling
Afghanistan: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan says there is a need to "incentivise" the Taliban's new administration in order to bring the current crisis to an end, instead of trying to control Afghanistan...

US will reassess Pak ties
over Afghanistan’s future

WASHINGTON: The United States will be looking at its relationship with Pakistan in the coming weeks, US State Secretary Antony Blinken said on Monday, to formulate what role Washington would want it...

PPP to continue struggle
for media, rights of
journalists: Bilawal Bhutto

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday reiterated the PPPs resolve to continue its struggle for independence of media and rights of the journalists.

Faiz Hameed hosts
eight intelligence chiefs’
huddle on Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: The intelligence chiefs of China, Iran, Russia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Pakistan held an important virtual meeting in Islamabad on Saturday and deliberated on the developing situation in war-ravaged Afghanistan.