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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...

Cricket tours cancelled
because Pakistan refused
to give bases: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday that hybrid war and fake news were interlinked and these were fake threats that resulted in the postponement of the recent New...

Pakistan in no rush to
recognise Taliban govt
in Afghanistan: Qureshi

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers should understand that if they want recognition and assistance in rebuilding the war-battered country, they have to...

Shehbaz Sharif seeks
‘equal respect’ for all
provinces for democracy

KARACHI: PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has called for according ‘equal respect’ to all the provinces, adding that doing so and working together would strengthen the democratic system in the country.

NZ-PM informed
Imran Khan about the
attack; tells Sheikh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: New Zealand’s prime minister informed her Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on Friday her government had received intelligence that her country’s cricket team would be attacked if it left the hotel to...

Pakistan says US
comments “in-line”
are itself “not in line”

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad on Thursday said that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's remarks earlier this week, in which he had said the United States would be reassessing its...

Mullah Baradar releases
audio statement refuting death
rumours on social media

KABUL: The Taliban co-founder and now deputy prime minister of Afghanistan has released an audio statement on Monday, saying he was alive and well after news of his supposed demise went viral...

Gen Bajwa seeks world’s
constructive engagement and
support for Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Friday that the world community’s constructive engagement and sustained humanitarian support for Afghanistan is imperative for enduring peace and...

Thousands of Afghans stranded
at Pak border to flee Taliban

KANDAHAR CITY (Afghanistan): For nearly two weeks, thousands of Afghans including women and children have been stranded near the Pakistan border in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province, reported local...

High-level postings,
transfers in Pak Army

Lt Gen Azhar Abbas ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Tuesday announced high-level postings and transfers of its high-ranking officers. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...