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Ex-General Naseer Janjua to be made National Security Advisor

Ex-General Naseer Janjua to be made National Security Advisor

Reuters Lieutenant-General Naseer Khan Janjua will be appointed national security advisor and will accompany Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on his trip to the US. __________________________________________________ Pakistan is about to appoint a former general as national security advisor, tightening the powerful ...

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Leaves of jail staff cancelled for Muharram security

LAHORE: Leaves of jail staff across the Province have been cancelled for further strengthening security in and around the prisons directing them to report for duty immediately otherwise strict action will be taken against them. The official sources told APP ...

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Pak army kills 327 militants, destroys 45 hideouts in NWA operation

Pak army kills 327 militants, destroys 45 hideouts in NWA operation

RAWALPINDI: As many as 327 hardcore terrorists had been killed while 45 hideouts of terrorists were destroyed in North Waziristan Agency during ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb launched on June 15. Briefing the media here, Director General, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), ...

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Pakistan Taliban extends ceasefire till April 10

Pakistan Taliban extends ceasefire till April 10

The Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Friday extended its ceasefire till April 10, according to its spokesperson quoted in news reports. The decision to extend the month-long ceasefire which it announced on March 1, came a day after the ...

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Pakistan behind recent series of blasts in Kabul: Karzai

Pakistan behind recent series of blasts in Kabul: Karzai

AP KABUL:- In a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Hamid Karzai accused Pakistan of being behind a recent series of attacks and of blocking his government from striking a peace deal with the Taliban, the Afghan ...

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UN resolution calls for armed drones within parameters of laws

UN resolution calls for armed drones within parameters of laws

GENEVA: The United Nation’s Human Rights Council in Geneva Friday adopted a resolution for the first time calling for the use of armed drones within the parameters of international law including international humanitarian and human rights law. The resolution, sponsored ...

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Indian Air Force admits incapacity to tackle combined attack from Pakistan, China

Indian Air Force admits incapacity to tackle combined attack from Pakistan, China

NEW DELHI:  The Indian Air Force (IAF) admitted that it will be difficult for it to tackle a combined threat from China and Pakistan, raising questions about the country’s ability to fight a two-front war, said a report published in ...

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No signs of Iranian guards’ presence on Pakistan soil: FO

No signs of Iranian guards’ presence on Pakistan soil: FO

  ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan on Thursday clarified that there are no signs of Iranian guards’ presence on Pakistan’s land.      Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam during her weekly briefing said, “Our authorities have combed Pakistani territory in search of missing Iranian guards, however, there ...

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The most dangerous job in Pakistan

The most dangerous job in Pakistan

In the past five years, Pakistan’s only fully equipped and trained bomb squad has defused more than 5,500 IEDs. Peshawar: Braving sniper fire, increasingly sophisticated improvised explosive devices (IEDs), and the escalating use of booby-trapped bombs, Peshawar’s small band of bomb ...

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Security or status: Previous govt permitted tinted car screens to 557 owners

Security or status: Previous govt permitted tinted car screens to 557 owners

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Baleegh-ur-Rehman Friday informed the Upper House that the previous government had allowed 577 people to use tinted glasses in their vehicles from March 2008 to March 2013. Responding a query raised by Senator Naja ...

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