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    Kabul, NATO must better manage border: Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The Foreign Office in Islamabad on Thursday urged Kabul administration to put in place strong measures for better management of the border between the two neighbouring countries and to check illegal cross-border movement.

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    Pakistani Taliban say no more extension in truce

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Criticising Islamabad for adopting “a mysterious silence” over peace talks, the Pakistani Taliban Wednesday said they had decided not to extend the ceasefire.

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    22 killed, 116 wounded in Islamabad blast

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Twenty-two people were killed and over 110 others injured in a powerful blast at a vegetable and fruit market (Sabzi Mandi) in Islamabad, the capital of neighbouring Pakistan, on Wednesday.


    Mosazai, Dar confer on April 5 vote

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan has reiterated support for the April 5 elections, saying a stable, peaceful and strong Afghanistan will spur economic cooperation between the neighbours.

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    Judge among 11 killed in Islamabad attack

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A judge and at least 10 others were killed and 35 more wounded following a gun-and-suicide attack on a courtroom in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Monday.

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    A dozen Khasadar men killed in Khyber blasts

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): A dozen people were killed when two back-to-back blasts struck security forces’ vehicles escorting a polio vaccination team in Pakistan’s semi-autonomous Khyber tribal region near the Afghanistan border on Saturday, officials said.


    Fend off fleeing militants, Islamabad to Kabul

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Thursday called on Afghanistan to stop Taliban militants fleeing ongoing airstrikes in northwest tribal region from entering its territory.


    Pakistan starts renewing refugees’ cards

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The Pakistan government has set in motion a countrywide process of issuing renewed Proof of Registration (PoR) cards to registered Afghan refugees.


    Aziz, Kubis discuss Afghan refugees' return

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Senior Pakistani and UN diplomats on Monday agreed on the need for cordial Kabul-Islamabad relations to promote stability in the region.

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    12 dead, 14 injured in Kohat explosion

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): At least a dozen people were killed and 14 others injured on Sunday when a bomb ripped through a passenger van in Pakistan’s northwestern garrison city of Kohat.