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Daily Star
Future weapons arms race spells DOOM for mankind, warns Stephen Hawkingin pictures surveillance CCTV picturesRelated videos Afghan spy agency says Ta
Future weapons arms race spells DOOM for mankind, warns Stephen Hawking
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
in pictures surveillance CCTV picturesRelated videos Afghan spy agency says Taliban leader dead in US drone attack Quetta (Pakistan) (AFP) - Afghanistan's spy agency Sunday said Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US... Read more
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Salon.com
Gunmen kill 4 policemen in Pakistan’s Quetta cityQUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says gunmen in twin attacks minutes
Gunmen kill 4 policemen in Pakistan’s Quetta city
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says gunmen in twin attacks minutes apart have shot and killed four policemen in southwestern Pakistan before escaping. Spokesman Shahzada Farhat says the attacks took place late Tuesday in Quetta, the... Read more
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DW
Pakistan hosts Afghanistan conference amid IS threat |allegiance to the "Islamic State" (IS). Unconfirmed reports that Mansoor had r
Pakistan hosts Afghanistan conference amid IS threat |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
allegiance to the "Islamic State" (IS). Unconfirmed reports that Mansoor had recently been killed in the Pakistani city of Quetta make it more complicated for the countries involved in the Istanbul process to forge a peace deal with the... Read more
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New Kerala
Four policemen shot dead in Balochistan - newkerala.com #83171Pakistan, media reported. The unidentified militants attacked two police vehic
Four policemen shot dead in Balochistan - newkerala.com #83171
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Pakistan, media reported. The unidentified militants attacked two police vehicles in two areas of the provincial capital Quetta, killing four policemen who received multiple bullet injuries. The suspects escaped from the scene of the attack in... Read more
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New Kerala
Glut of Drugs - newkerala.com #82402opium in 16 operations at Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Lahore, Multan, Dera I
Glut of Drugs - newkerala.com #82402
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
opium in 16 operations at Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Attock, Lahore, Multan, Dera Ismail Khan, Peshawar, Nowshehra, Karachi and Quetta. During the operations, ANF also arrested 21 persons, including three foreigners, while seven vehicles were seized.... Read more
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The New Yorker
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-Chiefdrone strike while driving from Zahedan, Iran, where he reportedly consulted wi
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-Chief
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
drone strike while driving from Zahedan, Iran, where he reportedly consulted with Iranian officials, to his base, in Quetta, Pakistan, with a fraudulent Pakistani passport.) Afghanistan’s finances depend on foreign aid and opium. Corruption... Read more
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asianage
Door to terror: Enter in Iran, exit in PakistanZahedan, then to Saravan, and from there to the Rituk border. From a bus stati
Door to terror: Enter in Iran, exit in Pakistan
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Zahedan, then to Saravan, and from there to the Rituk border. From a bus station at the Pakistan border, the next stop was Quetta, followed by a bus ride to Pishin and then a two-day drive to Ghazni in Afghanistan. The trio’s next stop was Azan... Read more
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asianage
Door to terror Enter in Iran, exit in PakistanZahedan, then to Saravan, and from there to the Rituk border. From a bus stati
Door to terror Enter in Iran, exit in Pakistan
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Zahedan, then to Saravan, and from there to the Rituk border. From a bus station at the Pakistan border, the next stop was Quetta, followed by a bus ride to Pishin and then a two-day drive to Ghazni in Afghanistan. The trio’s next stop was Azan... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan explosion kills 3 - newkerala.com #81438Quetta, June 24 : At least three people were killed in an explosion which hit A
Pakistan explosion kills 3 - newkerala.com #81438
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Quetta, June 24 : At least three people were killed in an explosion which hit Almo Chowk in Pakistan's Quetta area on Friday, media reports said. More than 20 people were injured in the explosion who were reportedly taken to nearby hospital for... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan market blast kills three - newkerala.com #81240on Friday, the media reported. The dead and injured, all passers-by and shopke
Pakistan market blast kills three - newkerala.com #81240
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
on Friday, the media reported. The dead and injured, all passers-by and shopkeepers, were taken to the Civil Hospital Quetta. At least three people were in critical condition. According to Deputy Inspector General Police Chaudhary Manzoor,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32QUETTA, Pakistan - A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has explo
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
QUETTA, Pakistan - A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has exploded outside a market in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least three people and wounding 32 others. Shahzada Farhat says several shops were also damaged in Friday's... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has exploded outside a market in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least three people and wounding 32 others. Shahzada Farhat says several shops were also damaged in Friday's... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 days ago
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has exploded outside a market in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least three people and wounding 32 others. Shahzada Farhat says several shops were also damaged in Friday's... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has
Bombing in market in southwest Pakistan kills 3, wounds 32
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - A police spokesman says a bomb rigged to a bicycle has exploded outside a market in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least three people and wounding 32 others. Shahzada Farhat says several shops were also damaged in Friday's... Read more
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New Kerala
Afghanistan reminds UNSC of terrorists finding safe havens in Pakistan - newkerala.com #80797Afghan officials say that the leadership councils of the Taliban and Haqqani t
Afghanistan reminds UNSC of terrorists finding safe havens in Pakistan - newkerala.com #80797
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Afghan officials say that the leadership councils of the Taliban and Haqqani terrorist network are based in Quetta and Peshawar cities of Pakistan. He also informed the Security Council regarding the provocative actions at the... Read more
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The Age
To repel or to talk? Clinton confronts Haqqani dilemmaBut their network acts independently of the Taliban central leadership, which o
To repel or to talk? Clinton confronts Haqqani dilemma
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
But their network acts independently of the Taliban central leadership, which operates from the Pakistani border city of Quetta. When it is not executing terrorist strikes causing mass death and injury at embassies, military bases and hotels... Read more
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Business Standard India
20 militants killed in Afghan Taliban infightingMawlawi Mohammad Rasoul Akhund has begun fighting Mansour's men. Mansour was k
20 militants killed in Afghan Taliban infighting
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Mawlawi Mohammad Rasoul Akhund has begun fighting Mansour's men. Mansour was killed in a US drone attack last month near Quetta, Balochistan, in Pakistan and his successor Akhundzada has failed to unite the Taliban fighters. More than 200... Read more
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New Kerala
20 militants killed in Afghan Taliban infighting - newkerala.com #80273Mawlawi Mohammad Rasoul Akhund has begun fighting Mansour's men. Mansour was k
20 militants killed in Afghan Taliban infighting - newkerala.com #80273
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Mawlawi Mohammad Rasoul Akhund has begun fighting Mansour's men. Mansour was killed in a US drone attack last month near Quetta, Balochistan, in Pakistan and his successor Akhundzada has failed to unite the Taliban fighters. More than 200... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Objectives behind drone strike in BaluchistanDoctrine, release American spy Dr. Shakil Afridi and send him to Washington, pi
Objectives behind drone strike in Baluchistan
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Doctrine, release American spy Dr. Shakil Afridi and send him to Washington, pick up arms against Haqqani Network (HN) and Quetta Shura allegedly based in Baluchistan, and force them to come to the negotiating table. It started to twist the arm of... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Balochistan govt announced its Rs 289.356 billion budgetQUETTA: The Balochistan government unveiled its Rs 289.356 billion budget with
Balochistan govt announced its Rs 289.356 billion budget
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
QUETTA: The Balochistan government unveiled its Rs 289.356 billion budget with a deficit of Rs 36.485 billion for the next financial year on Sunday evening. The new fiscal budget includes Rs 218.174 billion non-development expenditure and Rs 71.182... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan should stop being a host to terrorist groups, says Pentagon - newkerala.com #78526failing to take actions against the groups using the Pakistani soil to carry ou
Pakistan should stop being a host to terrorist groups, says Pentagon - newkerala.com #78526
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
failing to take actions against the groups using the Pakistani soil to carry out attacks in Afghanistan. The Afghan officials suspect the Haqqani terrorist network and the Taliban group leaderships are based in Quetta and Peshawar cities of Pakist... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan to built gate at Iran borderQUETTA/LANDI KOTAL: With the row between Islamabad and Kabul over the construct
Pakistan to built gate at Iran border
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
QUETTA/LANDI KOTAL: With the row between Islamabad and Kabul over the construction of a gate at the Torkham border crossing still unresolved, Pakistani authorities on Friday started building a gate at the country’s border with Iran at Taftan to curb... Read more
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The Financial Express
Legislations seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in US Housethe Defense Secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the US in counterterror
Legislations seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in US House
The Financial Express / Posted 12 days ago
the Defense Secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the US in counterterrorism efforts against the Haqqani Network, the Quetta Shura Taliban, Lashkar e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Al Qaeda, and other domestic and foreign terrorist... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Legislative amendments seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in US Housethe defense secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the US in counterterror
Legislative amendments seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in US House
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
the defense secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the US in counterterrorism efforts against the Haqqani Network, the Quetta Shura Taliban, Lashkar e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, al Qaeda, and other domestic and foreign terrorist... Read more
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The Hindu
Bill seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in U.S. HouseDefence Secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the U.S. in counterterroris
Bill seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in U.S. House
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Defence Secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the U.S. in counterterrorism efforts against the Haqqani Network, the Quetta Shura, Taliban, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Al-Qaeda, and other domestic and foreign terrorist organisations.... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak starts constructing gate at Iran border - newkerala.com #78380Quetta/Landi Kotal, June 18 : Amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding the To
Pak starts constructing gate at Iran border - newkerala.com #78380
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Quetta/Landi Kotal, June 18 : Amidst the ongoing controversy surrounding the Torkham gate between Islamabad and Kabul, the Pakistani authorities yesterday began building a gate at the country's border with Iran at Taftan to curb illegal trade.... Read more
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asianage
Legislations seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in US Housethe Defense Secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the US in counterterror
Legislations seeking aid cut to Pakistan defeated in US House
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
the Defense Secretary that Pakistan is cooperating with the US in counterterrorism efforts against the Haqqani Network, the Quetta Shura Taliban, Lashkar e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Al Qaeda, and other domestic and foreign terrorist... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Mir dares to dream with England in her sightsas a leader for her country. "I have been very warmly supported by the whole o
Mir dares to dream with England in her sights
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 13 days ago
as a leader for her country. "I have been very warmly supported by the whole of Pakistan, whether it's a small town in Quetta, or big cities like Lahore or Karachi, and every individual says they are proud of me and my team." Mir concludes her... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Ayyan Ali again stopped at the Karachi airportat Torkham boder still going on ... Tahir-ul-Qadri returned to Pakistan after
Ayyan Ali again stopped at the Karachi airport
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
at Torkham boder still going on ... Tahir-ul-Qadri returned to Pakistan after eight ... Five terrorists killed in Quetta ... Pak Army officer died in Afghan firing at the To ... KP police inaugurated One-Click SOS system ... LG... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Five terrorists killed in QuettaQUETTA: At least five alleged terrorists were killed in a gun battle with secur
Five terrorists killed in Quetta
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
QUETTA: At least five alleged terrorists were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Chashma Achozai area, an outskirt of the provincial capital, late night between Monday and Tuesday, officials said. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz... Read more
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New Kerala
Five suspected militants killed - newkerala.com #76832Quetta, June 14 : Five suspected militants were killed during a shootout with t
Five suspected militants killed - newkerala.com #76832
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Quetta, June 14 : Five suspected militants were killed during a shootout with the police in Pakistan's Quetta area of Pakistan on Monday, media reports said on Tuesday. They reportedly belonged to a banned organisation. According to security... Read more
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asianage
Pakistani officer dies of wounds from Afghan border clashesfootage showed Sharif praying for Khan and consoling with his relatives. Khan's
Pakistani officer dies of wounds from Afghan border clashes
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
footage showed Sharif praying for Khan and consoling with his relatives. Khan's body was to be returned to his hometown of Quetta, the provincial capital, where he will be buried later in the day. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also paid a tribute to... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pak Army officer died in Afghan firing at the Torkham borderthe injuries he sustained, adding that his funeral will take place in Peshawar
Pak Army officer died in Afghan firing at the Torkham border
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
the injuries he sustained, adding that his funeral will take place in Peshawar and he will be laid to rest in his hometown Quetta. The skirmish between Afghan and Pakistani security personnel began on Sunday after "Afghan security forces resorted... Read more
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New Kerala
Five militants killed in Pakistan - newkerala.com #76531Islamabad, June 14 : At least five militants were killed during a search operat
Five militants killed in Pakistan - newkerala.com #76531
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Islamabad, June 14 : At least five militants were killed during a search operation in Quetta city in Pakistan on Tuesday morning, a provincial minister said. Police launched the operation on a tip-off over the presence of suspected militants in... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |torch a US flag during a protest against a US drone strike in Pakistan's southw
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
torch a US flag during a protest against a US drone strike in Pakistan's southwestern province Balochistan, in Quetta on June 10, 2016. Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike deep inside Pakistani... Read more
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New Kerala
Quetta dorne attack 'vitiated' ties, Pakistan tells US - newkerala.com #75154on bilateral relations, regional security situation and the Afghan peace proces
Quetta dorne attack 'vitiated' ties, Pakistan tells US - newkerala.com #75154
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
on bilateral relations, regional security situation and the Afghan peace process in the wake of May 21 drone strike near Quetta in Balochistan, a foreign ministry statement said. "The Advisor conveyed a strong message to the US that the 21 May... Read more
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Calcutta News
Iran: No Cold War with China but Win, Win for allthe port city of Karachi remains indispensable for logistics. The convoy route
Iran: No Cold War with China but Win, Win for all
Calcutta News / Posted 20 days ago
the port city of Karachi remains indispensable for logistics. The convoy route is seldom far from Taliban strongholds - Quetta or Kandahar. Even after a considerable drawdown of troops, the US is unlikely to give up its half a dozen or so major... Read more
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New Kerala
Iran: No Cold War with China but Win, Win for all ( - newkerala.com #75145the port city of Karachi remains indispensable for logistics. The convoy route
Iran: No Cold War with China but Win, Win for all ( - newkerala.com #75145
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
the port city of Karachi remains indispensable for logistics. The convoy route is seldom far from Taliban strongholds - Quetta or Kandahar. Even after a considerable drawdown of troops, the US is unlikely to give up its half a dozen or so major... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
To defeat terrorism, stop the U.S.-Pakistan driftby the Taliban and al-Qaida, including at the Army Public School in Peshawar, a
To defeat terrorism, stop the U.S.-Pakistan drift
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
by the Taliban and al-Qaida, including at the Army Public School in Peshawar, at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, in Quetta, and most recently in Lahore, where 74 were killed and more than 300 injured. Here, members of Congress will find a... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan to raise US drone attack issue at UN - newkerala.com #74757at a news conference weeks after an American drone strike killed the Afghan Tal
Pakistan to raise US drone attack issue at UN - newkerala.com #74757
New Kerala / Posted 21 days ago
at a news conference weeks after an American drone strike killed the Afghan Taliban chief, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, near Quetta capital city in Balochistan province. The attack on May 21 occurred at a time when diplomatic efforts were underway... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Senior Haqqani leader killed in USA drone strikeleader killed in the drone strike was Sirajuddin Khademi, a logistics commander
Senior Haqqani leader killed in USA drone strike
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
leader killed in the drone strike was Sirajuddin Khademi, a logistics commander of the Haqqani network and member of the Quetta Shura in the southeastern Paktika province, the reports said. Assadullah Sherzad, a police commander in the southeast... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Khalid Lango handed to NABQUETTA: An accountability court had handed over Former Balochistan Finance advi
Khalid Lango handed to NAB
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
QUETTA: An accountability court had handed over Former Balochistan Finance adviser Khalid Lango to NAB on a 14-day remand amidst tight security. He had been arrested by NAB from the vicinity of High Court after his request for pre-arrest bail was... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Balochistan law college principal shot deadQUETTA: The principal of University of Balochistan's law college, Barrister Ama
Balochistan law college principal shot dead
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
QUETTA: The principal of University of Balochistan's law college, Barrister Amanullah Achakzai, was shot dead by unknown assailants on Spini Road here on Wednesday, police sources said. Police said the barrister was severely wounded when his vehicle... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Taliban Get A New Leader, Who's Just As Violent As The Old Onestrained and the Taliban have been gaining ground. Afghanistan's Taliban leade
Taliban Get A New Leader, Who's Just As Violent As The Old One
KERA North Texas / Posted 24 days ago
strained and the Taliban have been gaining ground. Afghanistan's Taliban leadership is based in the Pakistani city of Quetta, which is where Mansour was heading when he was killed last month after returning from Iran, where he'd traveled under... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Taliban Get A New Leader, Who's Just As Violent As The Old Onestrained and the Taliban have been gaining ground. Afghanistan's Taliban leade
Taliban Get A New Leader, Who's Just As Violent As The Old One
KPBS San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
strained and the Taliban have been gaining ground. Afghanistan's Taliban leadership is based in the Pakistani city of Quetta, which is where Mansour was heading when he was killed last month after returning from Iran, where he'd traveled under... Read more
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New Kerala
Safe cities project launched in Islamabad - newkerala.com #73282monitoring, the number of checkpoints in the city will also be reduced, reports
Safe cities project launched in Islamabad - newkerala.com #73282
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
monitoring, the number of checkpoints in the city will also be reduced, reports Dawn. Meanwhile, the provincial government has approved a total amount of Rs. 3 crore to make Quetta and Gwadar safe cities, which demands a net amount of Rs. 10 c... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
An offshoot of al-Qaida is regrouping in PakistanAfghanistan or Iran. From Karachi, AQIS tactical cells ferry money and message
An offshoot of al-Qaida is regrouping in Pakistan
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
Afghanistan or Iran. From Karachi, AQIS tactical cells ferry money and messages to that general area, often moving through Quetta, which is also where part of the Afghan Taliban leadership resides, officials said. From Quetta, militants cross the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 childrenquest for wife number four in order to achieve his life goal of having 100 chil
Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 children
Daily Mail / Posted 27 days ago
quest for wife number four in order to achieve his life goal of having 100 children. Sardar Jan Mohammad Khilji, 46, from Quetta, Balochistan, says he believes it is his religious duty to have as many children as possible. The medical technician... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 childrenPakistani father Sardar Haji Jan Mohammad Khilji poses with some of his childre
Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 children
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
Pakistani father Sardar Haji Jan Mohammad Khilji poses with some of his children at his residence in Quetta. (Banaras Khan, AFP) Quetta – A Pakistani father of 35 is now searching for a fourth wife as he romps towards his goal of 100 children, a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 childrenQuetta - A Pakistani father of 35 is now searching for a fourth wife as he romp
Pakistani father of 35 aims for 100 children
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
Quetta - A Pakistani father of 35 is now searching for a fourth wife as he romps towards his goal of 100 children, a dubious ambition in the conservative Muslim country where polygamy is rare but still practiced. Sardar Jan Mohammad Khilji, 46, says... Read more
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