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    No distinction between good, bad Taliban: Sharif

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has ruled out any distinction between “good and bad Taliban” during military operations against militants.


    National security advisor phones Aziz

     KABUL (Pajhwok): National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar on Tuesday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart to convey condolences from the government and people over the loss of innocent lives in a terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar.


    Not running out of Afghanistan: Germany

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Germany on Monday pledged stout support to the new Afghan government, saying it would continue to help the war-torn country return to stability.


    Malala receives Nobel Peace Prize

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s teenaged education activist Malala Yousafzai of received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Wednesday, when she became the youngest-ever recipient of the award.

    GovernancePakistan's President Pervez Musharraf, under pressure to step down before he is impeached, speaks during a news conference broadcast live to the nation August 18, 2008.  REUTERS/PTV via REUTERS TV (PAKISTAN).  PAKISTAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN PAKISTAN.

    Taliban recognition was a mistake: Musharraf

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on Thursday said recognition of the oppressive Taliban regime in Afghanistan was a mistake on the part of Islamabad.

    Security and Crime

    Lull in Pakistani rocket fire enters 3rd week

    ASDADABAD (Pajhwok): A lull in Pakistani rocket attacks into eastern Kunar province has entered a third week, local officials said on Saturday.


    Aziz reported out of context: Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani government on Tuesday clarified national security advisor  Sartaj Aziz had been reported out of context. Aziz a day earlier told BBC Urdu that Pakistan was not going to target militants posing no threat to the state.


    NATO exit may fuel Pak-India proxy war: Musharraf

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has warned the departure of NATO combat forces could push India and Pakistan into a proxy war in Afghanistan.

    Business & Economics

    Mosazai wants transit trade pact enforced

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Promising lucrative investment facilities, a top diplomat has urged Pakistani businessmen to explore the Afghan market for boosting bilateral trade.


    Aziz lodges protest with US ambassador

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Wednesday conveyed its protest to the United States over the latest Pentagon report on the current security situation in Afghanistan.