Finally, Afghan government sends reinforcements to Herat as fighting intensifies 

A day after Taliban made advances towards central parts of the city, the Afghanistan government has deployed more troops to Herat. The move came after former mujahedeen leader and senior member of…

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Pakistan PM to talk to citizens on live calls at 3 pm today 

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan will talk to citizens by the way of taking live telephone calls at 3 pm on Sunday. The Prime Minister's Office announced on Twitter. It said, Khan would answer…

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Pak Foreign Minister says Taliban will not allow Daesh to resurge in Afghanistan 

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Taliban will not allow Daesh militants to penetrate in Afghanistan. The foreign minister made the statement while addressing a press…

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Pak cannot bear burden of more refugees from Afghanistan, says NSA  

Pakistan cannot bear the burden of hosting more Afghan refugees, said Pakistan’s National Security Adviser (NSA) Dr Moeed Yusuf. He was addressing a press conference in Washington DC. Yusuf is on…

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Rockets hit Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan

An official at the civil aviation authority in Kabul confirmed the rocket attack

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Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation in speech six months after coup

Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing again promised new multi-party elections and said his government is ready to work with any special envoy named by the Association of Southeast Asian…

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Faced with energy crunch, Pakistan buys LNG cargoes at highest rates since 2015

To avoid power load shedding in September, the government is under tremendous pressure and is forced to buy the cargoes at the highest prices

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Fishermen lead anti-CPEC protests in Balochistan, allege ethnic cleansing is happening

According to the fishermen at the forefront of these latest anti-Islamabad demonstrations, they were promised prosperity in the CPEC agreement, but the promises have fallen through

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Biden appoints Pak-origin Khizr Khan as chief of religious freedom commission 

Pakistani-origin Khizr Khan has been chosen by US President Joe Biden as commissioner (head) of United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, said White House in a statement. During…

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Pakistani women lawmakers stand up for rights, demand rapists’ public hanging  

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) women members have made the unanimous demand of public hanging of rapists on Friday in a bid…

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Biden administration hopes Pakistan will help reduce Afghan violence: Official 

While touching upon a range of issues being tackled by the government, a US State Department official said, it hopes Pakistan will play a positive role in de-escalating Afghan violence. In a media…

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Pakistan PM gets Saudi Arabia invite for ‘Middle East Green Initiative Summit’ 

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has been invited to the ‘Middle East Green Initiative Summit’ by Saudi Arabia. The PM Office said, Khan has accepted the invitation to the summit, which will…

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UN compound attacked in western Afghanistan, at least one guard killed

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said, 'anti-government elements' in Afghanistan attacked the main UN compound in the capital of the western province of Herat on Friday and at…

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Struggling with coronavirus, Bangladesh faces dengue threat

Adding an additional layer of chaos to the mix, given their similar symptoms, the two diseased have been difficult to distinguish

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Nepal's Opposition alliance urges state organs not to support Oli government's anti-constitutional activities

President Bidya Devi Bhandari dissolved the 275-member House of Representatives on May 22 for the second time in five months

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