Many Nepalese held hostage in Kabul

KABUL: A number of out-of-job Nepalese citizens, who found their way to Kabul in quest of employment, are being held hostage for their inability to clear house rent and discharge other financial obligations. Hundreds of people arrived here from the kingdom two years back in an effort to find greener pastures in the Afghan capitalRead More »

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Suicide bomber targets foreign troops in Kabul

KABUL: Casualties were feared as a suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul Tuesday morning, a police official said. The Kabul police crimes branch chief said the suicide bombing occurred near the Kabul International Airport around 8.00am. Gen. Alishah Paktiawal added police were probing the assault. Coming hours after US Defence SecretaryRead More »

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Chaudhry brother urged Shaukat Aziz to resign: Jamali

ISLAMABAD: Former prime Minister Mir Zafrullah Jamali has disclosed that Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, Chaudhry Pervez Elahi and Chaudhry Wajahat Hussain had demanded resignation from Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, in a meeting with him a few days ago. He was speaking in a special interview with a private television channel.Jamali said that according to the informationRead More »

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President reaffirms to be re-elected by current assemblies

KARACHI:President General Pervez Musharraf Monday once again reaffirmed that he will be re-elected as the president in uniform by the current assemblies.He had meetings with various government allied parties here on the second consecutive day of his visit to metropolitan city of lights of the country.However, he said, the decision whether to shed the uniformRead More »

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Senate sees hectic debate on foreign policy

that Pakistan has always made its best efforts to have better relations with the USA but it is unfortunate that America has never responded us properly. He said time has come that the government should maintain relations with major powers keeping in view the present scenario and our national interest to protect national sovereignty. AboutRead More »

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Missing person case, SC orders release of Aleem Nasir

ISLAMABAD; The Supreme Court has ordered the release of Aleem Nasir, a German citizen of Pakistani origin. Supreme Court was hearing the case of missing persons here on Tuesday. The court directed to return to Aleem Nasir, within next two days his passport, other documents and precious stones taken from him in custody. Regarding AleemRead More »

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The EU bans seafood imports By -Ismat Sabir-

Earlier, the MFD sent the plan to the EU, but it was rejected for various reasons. There are also some US restrictions on seafood exports, which needed to be lifted. The EU has banned seafood exports from Pakistan since April 2007. The action was taken after its inspectors’ visit to Pakistan in January this year.Read More »

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Pak-Afhan Jirga declarations to be followed: President

ISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf has said that Pakistan will take all possible measure to implement the decisions taken at the Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Peace Jirga held recently in Kabul.He was chairing a high level meeting at Aiwan-e-Sadr here Tuesday. The Prime Minister, Mr. Shaukat Aziz was also present in the meeting. Addressing the meeting General PervezRead More »

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