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Pak wants arrest of Masood Azhar

DNA ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has formally written a letter to Kabul, asking to locate, report and arrest Maulana Masood Azhar — the founding head of a militant organisation Jaish E Mohammad (JeM), which is banned in Pakistan.  “We have written a one-page letter to the Afghan Foreign Ministry, asking it to locate, report and arrest Masood Azhar as we believe that he is hiding somewhere in Afghanistan,” a top official privy to the development directly told this correspondent on the condition of anonymity.  Foreign Office spokesperson when approached, avoided commenting onRead More

Pakistan, EU discuss matters of mutual interest, promotion of bilateral relations

ISLAMABAD, Sep 13 (DNA): Deputy Managing Director Asia and Pacific Department of European Union (EU) Paola Pampaloni Tuesday called on Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah and discussed matters of mutual interest including the promotion of bilateral relations between the European Union and Pakistan. The EU Ambassador Dr Riina Kionka and Additional Secretary Interior Momin Agha and other senior officials were also present in the meeting. During the meeting issues of human rights, enforced disappearances, illegal immigration, human trafficking and criminal law reforms were discussed in details. The meeting also reviewedRead More

IHC CJ says intelligence officials will be called if ‘missing person’ not recovered by tomorrow

Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday said intelligence officials would be summoned if officials fail to recover a “missing person” by tomorrow. The court issued the directives while hearing a petition for the recovery of Haseeb Hamza, who reportedly went “missing” in August. In the petition, a copy of which is available with, petitioner Zulfiqar Ali said his 27-year-old son Hamza was a farmer and was working in Layyah. The federation of Pakistan through the defence ministry secretary, the Military Intelligence (MI) director general and the interior ministryRead More

Head of peace committee among five martyred in Swat blast

SWAT, Sep 13: The head of local peace committee Idrees Khan was among the five people martyred in a remote controlled blast in Barra Bandai area of Kabal tehsil here on Tuesday evening. The Kabal Police said that Idrees Khan, along with two personal bodyguards, and two policemen, was on his way to home when his vehicle was targeted with a remote controlled explosive device planted by unknown miscreants on Barra Bandai Road. As a result of the blast, Idrees Khan, two policemen and his two bodyguards were martyred. SoonRead More

Pakistan strongly condemns use of Afghan soil by terrorists

ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Terrorists from inside Afghanistan across the international border, opened fire on Pakistani troops in the general area Kharlachi, Kurram District. Pakistan Army troops responded in a befitting manner. As per credible intelligence reports, due to fire of own troops, terrorists suffered heavy casualties. However, during fire exchange, Naik Muhammad Rehman (age 32 years, resident of Karak), Naik Maweez Khan (age 34 years, resident of Jamrud, Khyber) and Sepoy Irfan Ullah (age 27 yrs, resident of Dargai, Malakand), having fought gallantly, embraced shahadat. Pakistan strongly condemns the useRead More

Japan will continue supporting Pakistan: Ambassador

KARACHI, SEP 13 (DNA) — Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Mitsuhiro Wada on Tuesday assured that his country will continue its support to Pakistan in various social and economic areas, especially in this very difficult situation emerging after the heavy rain and flood causing devastation in most areas of Pakistan. During his interactive meeting with members of Pakistan Japan Business Forum here, the Ambassador started with condolences to grieved Pakistani families who lost their loved ones in the recent flash rains and flood, and expressed deep concernRead More