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‘Terrorist attempt’ thwarted as two suspected militants arrested in KP

Sunset of Mansehra

RAWALPINDI (Dawn.com): Security forces averted a ‘terrorist attempt’ by arresting two suspected militants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. The arrests were made during two intelligence-based operations in the villages of Karebai Oghi and Charangada near Mansehra, an ISPR statement said. A 20 kilogram pressure cooker Improvised Explosive Device, hand grenades, pistols, an AK-47 rifle and ...

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Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Mansour killed in Balochistan

Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Mansour killed in Balochistan

AFP | AP | REUTERS | ALI AKBAR NAYPYITAW/KABUL/ISLAMABAD: Afghan government Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah confirmed on Sunday that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a United States (US) drone strike in Pakistan a day earlier. “Taliban leader Akhtar Mansour was killed in a drone strike in Quetta, Pakistan, at 04:30 pm yesterday. His car was attacked ...

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Nawaz suggests forming joint committee to probe Panama leaks

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ISLAMABAD (Dawn.com): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while addressing the National Assembly on Monday, suggested to form a joint committee to draft the terms of reference (ToRs) for establishing the judicial commission to probe allegations related to Panama Papers revelations. The government lawmakers present in the NA welcomed the prime minister when he arrived to address the lower house over the ...

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No military funds for Pakistan without specific actions, says US

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WASHINGTON (Dawn.com): Key members of Congress are not prepared to support military aid to Pakistan without some specific actions and the Obama administration has to follow their decision, says the US State Department. At a Thursday afternoon news briefing in Washington, a State Department official, Elizabeth Trudeau, pointed out that the US administration also wanted Pakistan to act against the ...

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