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Imran Khan announces
plan to divide South
Waziristan in two districts

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced his plan to carve out two districts from the volatile South Waziristan region after settling land disputes among local tribes while addressing a ceremony...

Saudi Arabia says always
ready to help for
India-Pakistan talks

NEW DELHI: Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan has said the kingdom was willing to mediate to set up talks between India and Pakistan, but the timing would be up to...

Taliban flags furled at
Hafsa Mosque; sedition
case against Aziz, others

ISLAMABAD: The controversial Lal Masjid and its firebrand Maulana Abdul Aziz are back in the news – this time in defence of the Taliban flag. In a viral video, Aziz threatened policemen...

Five Eyes’ alert led
to cancellation of NZ’s
tour to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The New Zealand cricket team called off Pakistan tour at the eleventh hour after the Five Eyes, an intelligence alliance of New Zealand, Australia, Canada, United States, and United Kingdom, advised Wellington...

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...

NA speaker says gallery
was closed to avoid clash
between groups of journalists

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has claimed that he had ordered the closure of the press gallery during President Dr Arif Alvi’s address to a joint session of parliament after getting...

Pakistan hints amnesty for
TTP if surrender arms

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government may consider amnesty for Pakistani Taliban if its members lay down their arms, abandon the group’s ideology and adhere to the country’s constitution, said President Arif Alvi during...

US says will engage with
Taliban in its own interest,
Pakistan shares worrisome

WASHINGTON: The United States would engage with the Taliban when it’s in America’s interest to do so, although it’s not yet ready to recognise the Taliban government. At a...

Afghan war could have been
averted in 2001: Gen Ehsan

ISLAMABAD: The US could have averted a long and costly war in Afghanistan had it heeded the advice of Pakistani and Saudi officials after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, the former head...

Anti-Pakistan demo in Kabul,
Taliban fired to disperse crowd

KABUL: Hundreds of Afghans took to the streets in Kabul and demonstrated in front of the Pakistan embassy demanding Islamabad to stop meddling in international affairs of Pakistan and helping the Taliban.The...