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Pak-Afghan border opens after a month of closure

Pak-Afghan border opens after a month of closure

Pak-Afghan border opens after a month of closure AP  A truck carries goods on its way to Afghanistan through the Khyber Pass. —AP Hundreds of trucks crossed into Afghanistan from Pakistan after the border reopened for the first time in more than a month, ending the protracted closure of one South Asia’s busiest trade routes. […]

PM Nawaz orders Pak-Afghan border to be reopened immediately

PM Nawaz orders Pak-Afghan border to be reopened immediately

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered that Pak-Afghan border be reopened immediately, Express News reported. The premier ordered authorities to reopen the border immediately as a gesture of goodwill, while keeping in sight the businesses affected. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister House, PM Nawaz said the government is in talks with Afghanistan […]

Pak Army kills Lahore attack mastermind in shelling across Afghan border: sources

Pak Army kills Lahore attack mastermind in shelling across Afghan border: sources

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army on Thursday conducted targeted strikes across the Afghan border killing two high-profile terrorists affiliated with Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, according to security sources. Those killed included Wajihullah alias Ahrar, who was sponsored by a hostile intelligence agency for terrorist activities in Pakistan, security sources said. He was mastermind of recent suicide attack in Lahore and […]

COAS Gen Bajwa and PM meet to discuss national, border security

COAS Gen Bajwa and PM meet to discuss national, border security

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. During the meeting, the Army Chief and the Prime Minister discussed and reviewed national, regional and border security situation. General Bajwa also took the Prime Minister into confidence over Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Paying for border wall ‘not negotiable’, says Mexico foreign minister

Paying for border wall ‘not negotiable’, says Mexico foreign minister

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Mexico is willing to talk with the United States in order to maintain good relations, but paying for President Donald Trump’s border wall “is not negotiable,” Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said Thursday. “There are things that are not negotiable, things that cannot and will not be negotiated. The fact that it […]

Used to whizzing bullets, IHK border farmers now hit by drought

Used to whizzing bullets, IHK border farmers now hit by drought

KEERNI, India (Reuters) – The past three decades have not been kind to the residents of Keerni. This village in the Poonch district of held Kashmir sits on the disputed Line of Control between India and Pakistan, and has seen people and cattle maimed or killed in the crossfire or by landmines. Residents of Keerni’s […]

Thousands flee fighting on Myanmar’s border with China

Thousands flee fighting on Myanmar’s border with China

Thousands of people fled heavy fighting on Myanmar’s northern border with China overnight, activists said Wednesday, as the government blocked a senior UN official from visiting the area. Clashes between the army and ethnic minority militias in Myanmar’s borderlands have intensified in recent months, undercutting Aung San Suu Kyi’s vow to bring peace to the […]

German police search migrant shelter near Netherlands border: media

German police search migrant shelter near Netherlands border: media

BERLIN: German police have begun searching a shelter for migrants in western Germany where a Tunisian man suspected of involvement in the truck attack in Berlin is believed to have lived, a newspaper said on Wednesday. Rheinische Post said the shelter is in the town of Emmerich, which lies some 140 kilometres (87 miles) north of […]