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Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Former President Zardari condemns attack on peace committee volunteers in Khyber Agency

Islamabad, 22 May 2017: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned attack on members of peace committee in Khyber Agency on Monday morning. Former President in a statement said that blood of innocent martyrs will not go in vain and defeat of the enemies of humanity […]

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

WASHINGTON:  An unprecedented global cyber attack that infected computers in at least 150 countries beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism of the US National Security Agency. The attack was made possible by a flaw in Microsoft’s Windows software that the NSA used to build a hacking tool for its own use […]

Two political administration officials killed in Kurram Agency

Two political administration officials killed in Kurram Agency

  Our Correspondent PARACHINAR: At least two officials of the political administration were killed when their car came under attack in Kurram Agency late on Saturday night. Political agent Muharrar Sarfaraz Hussain and his security guard Mumtaz Hussain were on a routine patrol when their vehicle was targetted in Tangi Khwar area of the agency near […]

One security official martyred in central Kurram Agency operation

One security official martyred in central Kurram Agency operation

Our Correspondent     PESHAWAR:  At least one security official was martyred while two, including a military captain, were injured in an intelligence based operation carried out in Central Kurram Agency, a security official said. According to the official, a number of militants were reportedly killed in the ensuing clash near Khoedad Khel. He said […]

US EPA employees protest Trump’s pick to run agency

US EPA employees protest Trump’s pick to run agency

WASHINGTON: Former and current employees of the US Environmental Protection Agency expressed opposition to President Donald Trump’s pick to run the agency on Monday – in an open letter and a small street protest – reflecting divisions over the new administration’s plans to slash regulation. Over 400 former EPA staff members sent a letter to the […]

Dar Holds Bilateral with CEO of French Development Agency (AFD)

Dar Holds Bilateral with CEO of French Development Agency (AFD)

Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Pakistan’s Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs met with Mr. Remy Rioux, Chief Executive Officer of French Development Agency (AFD) in Paris yesterday. The CEO of AFD appreciated the progress that Pakistan has made in stabilizing economy and taking it to a higher trajectory of growth. During the meeting, Finance Minister […]