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    US stresses Pakistan’s role in Afghan reconciliation

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The United States on Thursday welcomed Pakistan’s decision to release Afghan Taliban prisoners, in a move to promote the ongoing reconciliation drive in Afghanistan.

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    Regional coordination urged in fight against drugs

    ISLAMABAD: In order to crack down on the illicit narcotics commerce, Pakistan has called for putting in place a regional mechanism for the exchange of information and coordination, as well as the creation of a court in the region to fight the illicit drug trade.


    Pakistan offers to free several Taliban leaders

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pledging all-out support for the snail-paced reconciliation process in Afghanistan, Pakistan has offered to release a number of Taliban leaders being held in the country’s jails, a media report said on Wednesday.

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    Zardari stoutly supports Afghan peace drive

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan will continue to extend all possible support to Afghanistan in its journey towards peace and socio-economic development, President Asif Ali Zardari has promised.


    Rabbani-led team talks peace with Gen. Kayani

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghanistan’s High Peace Council (HPC) delegation, headed by its Chairman Salahuddin Rabbani, met Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Tuesday.


    Rabbani opens peace talks in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): The Afghanistan's High Peace Council (HPC) head, Salahuddin Rabbani arrived in Islamabad on Monday, where he launched his reconciliation mission with a meeting with Prime Minister Raja Parvaiz Ashraf as a part of the peace process, an official said. 


    Rabbani to have candid discussions in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghanistan's High Peace Council (HPC) head, Salahuddin Rabbani, would have detailed and candid discussions about the reconciliation process with Pakistani officials in Islamabad. An official said.

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    MP among 12 injured in Balochistan blast

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A lawmaker was among several people wounded in bomb explosion in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Balochistan on Friday, a police official said.

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    Dossier on Fazlullah shared with Kabul, ISAF: Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Thursday a dossier had been sent to Afghan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) authorities on the issue of Taliban commander Maulvi Fazlullah.

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    Police officer among 6 dead in Peshawar attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Six people, including a senior police officer, were killed and 37 others wounded in a suicide attack in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on Wednesday.