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23 Rockets Land in Kabul; 8 dead

23 Rockets Land in Kabul; 8 dead

Kabul, November 21:  At least 14 rockets landed in various parts of Kabul on Saturday morning just one hour after two IED explosions in the city.  The Interior Affairs Ministry said three people were killed and 11 more were wounded in the rocket attacks. The rockets landed in Wazir Akbar Khan and Shahr-e-Naw areas in […]

Amid Afghan Peace talks, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan Arrives in Kabul to Meet Afghan Leaders

Amid Afghan Peace talks, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan Arrives in Kabul to Meet Afghan Leaders

Kabul, November 19: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Kabul on Thursday in his first official visit to meet with President Ghani and other Afghan leaders to discuss the Afghan peace process and bilateral ties. This is Imran Khan’s first visit to Afghanistan since assuming office in August 2018. He is accompanied by Pakistan’s […]

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to Visit Afghanistan This Week

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan to Visit Afghanistan This Week

Kabul, November: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Kabul this week, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said on Saturday, Tolo news reported.  Gran Hewad, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the Afghan peace process and strengthening political, security, trade and economic ties will be discussed during this trip, according to the report. […]

In the backdrop of new alignment in the region, Iran vows to develop ‘comprehensive’ ties with Pakistan

In the backdrop of new alignment in the region, Iran vows to develop ‘comprehensive’ ties with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Iran’s Foreign Minister Dr Muhammad Javad Zarif said his country was ready to develop “comprehensive” relationship with Pakistan, as he held talks with senior civil and military authorities on Wednesday amidst new alignments in the region, Express Tribune reported. Zarif, who was heading a high-powered delegation that also included Iran’s special envoy on Afghanistan, […]

First flight carrying Israeli tourists to UAE land in Dubai

First flight carrying Israeli tourists to UAE land in Dubai

New Delhi, November 9: The first flight carrying Israeli tourists to the UAE landed in the city-state of Dubai yesterday, the latest sign of the normalization deal reached between the two nations, All India Radio (AIR) reported. “FlyDubai flight No. FZ8194 landed at Dubai International Airport, bringing the tourists to the skyscraper-studded city after a […]

Bangladesh charges four journalists under ‘draconian’ Digital Security Act: IFJ

Bangladesh charges four journalists under ‘draconian’ Digital Security Act: IFJ

Srinagar: Four journalists, including an editor and publisher, from Lakshmipur district in South Eastern Bangladesh are the latest media workers to be pursued under Bangladesh’s notorious Digital Security Act (DSA).  The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), in a statement co condemned the targeting of journalists under the law and called on authorities to withdraw the […]

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