FOLLOWING a troubling spate of abductions of doctors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,the provincial government last week announced that it would issue arms licences to the medical community.
This decision puts the province’s doctors in charge of their own safety,and is thus an abdication of the state’s basic responsibility to provide security for all citizens.
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The on-going offensive by Karachi’s security forces is crippling militant and criminal networks,security officials say,citing various successes.
Security officials have arrested thousands of suspects and killed dozens of militants since the September 5 launch of the operation,Karachi Police Chief Shahid Hayat told Central Asia Online.
. . . →Read More:Militants on the retreat as Karachi Operation picks pace
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan would set off a global famine that could kill two billion people and effectively end human civilization,a study said on Tuesday.
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Police either watched quietly or looked the other way as activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf which heads the government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hauled drivers and forcibly searched Nato supply trucks in different areas of the province on Sunday in protest against US drone strikes.
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Maulana Hafiz Mohammad Tahir Ashrafi,chairman of the Pakistan Ulema Council and a member of the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII),has come up with a 14-point code of conduct to be observed by religious organisations to end sectarian violence in the country.
. . . →Read More:Religious scholars prepare draft to curb sectarian violence
By Asif Haroon Raja
Maulana Fazlullah is son-in-law of Maulana Sufi Muhammad who had founded Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi (TNSM),which was banned by Pakistan government. He belongs to Babukarkhel clan of Yusafzai tribe of Swat district. On January 12,2002,he became the leader of TNSM since Sufi had been put behind bars. In 2006,he started . . . →Read More:Fazlullah only wants terror in Pakistan
Pakistani survivors of American drone strikes spoke to members of the US Congress Tuesday,and called for an end to killing civilians with weaponized unmanned aerial vehicles.
Rafiqur Rehman;his son Zubair (12);and daughter Nabila (9) told a packed room in the Rayburn House Office Building that Momina Bibi,who perished on October 24, . . . →Read More:FATA family speaks about the drone attacks,Congress listens
Moavia says govt should take initiative;India is enemy number one;extortionists can’t be Mujahideen.
ISLAMABAD:Leaders of the Punjabi Taliban and Junood-e-Hafsa Asmatullah Moavia in his new message to the media has said that they cannot ignore the appeal of Ulema and the government should take an initiative for talks. He said that talks . . . →Read More:Punjabi Taliban’s conditions of talks
KARACHI,Oct 20:President Mamnoon Hussain appealed on Sunday to all sections of society to extend full cooperation to the operation being carried out against criminals in Karachi so that law and order could be restored in the city.
Talking to newsmen during his first visit to the mausoleum of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah after . . . →Read More:President Mamnoon asks people to help make Karachi Operation a success
During Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to New York,terrorists carried out several attacks in Pakistan in which involvement of foreign hand cannot be ruled out,the Foreign Office (FO) said on Thursday.
Addressing the weekly press briefing‚ FO spokesman Aizaz Chaudhry said Pakistan was a victim of terrorism and “we have every incentive to . . . →Read More:Foreign elements behind attacks in Pakistan