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Nisar Mahmood
ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: Pakistan ended its moratorium on the death penalty in terror-related cases, the prime minister’s office announced on Wednesday.
“There is no good and bad Taliban. The military operation is taking on all terrorists without any ...
 
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Mumtaz Alvi & Asim Yasin
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday announced the end of the sit-in here, citing the current situation in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre and expressed his resolve to stand by the government in its ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, on Wednesday had an emergency visit to Afghanistan where he held separate meetings with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Isaf commander General John F Campbell and top Afghan ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
PESHAWAR: Security agencies have identified seven attackers, all local militants, who carried out the attack on the Army Public School and College on the Warsak Road, killing 146 people, including 135 children, and injuring over 120 others.
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Wajid Ali Syed
WASHINGTON: The United States has offered its help in the wake of Peshawar attacks, should Pakistan decide to avail it. President Obama and his administration officials shared Pakistan’s grief and condemned the cowardly attack on Tuesday. The daily ...
 
 
Javed Aziz Khan
Correspondents/Agencies
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan was in a state of shock and grief as a countrywide shutter down and mourning day was observed while traders shut their businesses and educational institutions remained closed as a mark of grief over ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: If Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf’s internal correspondence is any guide, its average daily spending just on D-Chowk sit-in only was Rs2.4 million as 126 days cost Rs300.91 million and the party was feeling financially bruised by the time Imran ...
 
 
Shaheen Sehbai
DUBAI: The brutal carnage in Peshawar has forced the key Pakistani power players to take big decisions — Imran Khan has taken a huge step back, General Raheel Sharif has taken a plunge forward and PM Nawaz Sharif is in a hop, stop and jump mode, ...
 
 
Meeran Karim
LAHORE: After the announcement about abolishing the moratorium on death penalty for terrorism-related cases in the wake of Peshawar tragedy, human rights groups - Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) and the UK-based Reprieve - on Wednesday questioned ...
 
 

ISLAMABAD: The Chinese community at a condolence meeting here on Wednesday expressed sympathy and solidarity with the innocent victimsof Peshawar school tragedy.Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong and his wife, embassy staff and the community members, ...
 
 

JALALABAD: A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan killed four Pakistani Taliban members and seven other insurgents, a district government official said Wednesday. While 10 persons were killed in Taliban suicide attack on Afghan bank.
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PESHAWAR: Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that the Peshawar carnage is a national tragedy and the Pakistani nation will never forget it.
He said that those who carried out ...
 
 
our correspondent
ISLAMABAD: From Pope Francis to the Indian parliament and young Indian schoolchildren to world capitals, condolences over the gruesome murder of schoolchildren in Peshawar were offered on Wednesday.
India’s National Security Adviser Ajit Kumar ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Wednesday moved the Senate for a debate on the attack by Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Army Public School, Peshawar’.
MQM Parliamentary leader Col (R) Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi submitted to the ...
 
 

ABU DHABI: Kane Williamson hit a brilliant 123 as New Zealand staved off Pakistan’s spirited challenge to eke out a series-leveling seven-run victory in the fourth one-day international here on Wednesday.
Williamson’s fourth ODI century helped ...
 
 
Amir Mir
ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has finally lifted the moratorium on death penalty in the aftermath of the Peshawar school carnage, the GHQ attacker Aqeel alias Dr Usman and 75 other hardened terrorists, who had already been handed down ...
 
 

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a Pakistani for “heroin smuggling”, the interior ministry said, in the kingdom’s latest execution of a foreigner.
Mohammed Ghafour Hashim Khan was convicted of smuggling “a large amount” of heroin into ...
 
 

RAWALPINDI: As many as 57 terrorists were killed as Pakistan military carried out 20 air strikes in Tirah Valley. The military says the operation against terrorists would continue. ...