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Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

Pakistani Human Rights Champion Asma Jahangir Dies

ISLAMABAD Different people called her different things: a fighter who spoke truth to power, a traitor, a champion of human rights, anti-Pakistan, a national icon, anti-Islam, a voice for the voice-less.

Asma Jahangir, the first and so far the only …

Pakistan’s Media Authority Reminds Licensees to Refrain from Promoting Valentine’s Day

WASHINGTON Pakistan has again banned Valentine’s Day events and media coverage of them, after a court ruled the holiday un-Islamic for a second consecutive year.

The judgment prohibited any advertising or the sale of merchandise associated with the day.

In …

Rare Insider Attack Kills 16 Afghan Intelligence Operatives in Helmand

ISLAMABAD Officials in Afghanistan say four operatives of the national intelligence agency have gunned down their 16 colleagues before fleeing to join the Taliban insurgency in the southern Helmand province.

The rare overnight insider attack took place at a facility …

CPEC game changer for region: Zubair

Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair has said that Pakistan will be part of list of speedy developed countries in the next ten years.

This he said while talking to a delegation of foreign journalists, in Karachi on Saturday.

The governor said …

IS, Lashkar-e-Islam Clash in Eastern Afghanistan

Afghan security officials say that Pakistan-based militant group Lashakar-e-Islam (Army of Islam) has been engaged in a firefight with Islamic State militants in Achin district.

A spokesperson for Nangarhar Police Department, Hazrat Hussain Mashriqiwal said both groups sustained causalities during …