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Imran’s boast about army backing rankles PPP

Imran’s boast about army backing rankles PPP

LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party senior leader Qamar Zaman Kaira has said government’s irresponsible statements are damaging the country and the Pakistan army should clarify its position on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent statement.While addressing a press conference in Lahore, the former federal minister said the Army should stand with the government’s decisions and not with party manifestos […]

Army chief warns India over continuous ceasefire violations, war rhetoric

Army chief warns India over continuous ceasefire violations, war rhetoric

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has warned India over its continuous ceasefire violations and war rhetoric.According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Qamar visited the Line of Control (LoC).“The COAS said that lately there has been increase in Indian CFVs [ceasefire violations] and rhetoric of provocative statements by their military leadership,” the military’s media wing added. COAS […]

PM, army chief discuss security situation

PM, army chief discuss security situation

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa  met on Wednesday to discuss the prevailing law and order situation following protests erupted in several cities of the country soon after the Supreme Court acquitted Aasia Bibi in a blasphemy case.Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry wrote on Twitter, saying that the country’s important issues and matter of law and […]

Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: officials

Afghan army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: officials

KABUL: An army helicopter crashed in southwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 25 people on board, including a top commander and the head of the provincial council key in fighting off a Taliban attack in May, officials said. Taliban insurgents fighting the Western-backed government said they shot it down. Two army helicopters were on their way from […]

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

Army chief, Qatari deputy PM discuss regional security

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday has met Qatari deputy Prime Minister at GHQ in Rawalpindi. During the meeting, matters related to mutual cooperation and regional security were discussed. Army chief reiterated to continue efforts for the peace in the region.The Qatari deputy PM lauded Pakistan’s strategies regarding […]

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army: Gaza ministry

GAZA CITY (AFP) – A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border on Wednesday, the health ministry in the enclave said.Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra told AFP that Ahmed Abu Habel, 15, succumbed to a head wound after being hit with a tear gas cannister fired by soldiers near a […]

Indian army chief says time ripe for ‘another surgical strike’

Indian army chief says time ripe for ‘another surgical strike’

Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat ‘wants another surgical strike’ on ‘terror launch pads’ across the Line of Control (LoC) as occupied Kashmir continues to fester.The Indian army chief said time was ripe for such action in an exclusive interview to Aaj Tak. “I believe there is a need for one more action (surgical strike). But I will not disclose how we […]

Rohingya crisis: UN should not ‘interfere’: Myanmar army chief

Rohingya crisis: UN should not ‘interfere’: Myanmar army chief

YANGON (AFP) – Myanmar’s powerful army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of his country, a week after UN investigators called for him and other top generals to be prosecuted for “genocide” against the Rohingya.The defiant response is the army chief’s first public reaction since a UN fact-finding […]

Russian climber stuck on Biafo Glacier saved by Pak Army in daring rescue

Russian climber stuck on Biafo Glacier saved by Pak Army in daring rescue

In a daring rescue attempt early on Tuesday, Pakistan Army aviation pilots rescued Russian climber Alexander Gukov who was stuck 20,650 feet above sea level on Biafo Glacier’s Latok Peak, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.Alexander Gukov was transported to CMH Skardu. ─ Photo courtesy ISPR Gukov was shifted to Combined Military Hospital Skardu for medical […]

Army requisitioned to help ECP hold free, fair polls: ISPR

Army requisitioned to help ECP hold free, fair polls: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: The armed forces on Saturday again clarified that they had taken up the security role for the coming elections to allow people to safely elect their representatives. “ECP has requisitioned Pakistan Armed Forces under Article 220 and 245 of Constitution to assist them in free, fair and transparent conduct of Elections 2018,” Director General […]

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