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    Accidents & Disasters

    2 killed, 50 injured in Pakistan quake

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Two people were killed and dozens wounded in an earthquake that struck Pakistan’s Sindh province on Friday, a media report said.


    Islamabad eyes cordial ties with new Kabul admin

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said his country will maintain cordial ties with the new Afghan government and to keep smooth relations with all neighbouring countries, including Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    Pakistan to probe life bid on Hamid Mir

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): The Pakistani government on Sunday decided to constitute a three-member judicial commission to probe the murder attempt on leading journalist Hamid Mir, announcing 10 million rupees in reward for information leading to the arrest of attackers.


    Pakistan decides to continue peace talks with Taliban

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deciding to continue peace talks with the Taliban on a slow pace based on a wait and see policy, a powerful Pakistani committee on Thursday reaffirmed the government’s resolve to improve relations with neighbouring countries.


    Pakistan to work closely with next Afghan govt

    ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Thursday said it would work closely with the next Afghan government and try to give further impetus to bilateral relations in diverse fields.

    Security and Crime

    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.


    Border security to be enhanced: Islamabad

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Thursday felicitated the government and people of Afghanistan on presidential and provincial council elections, due on Saturday.


    Islamabad renews support for Afghan polls

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Support the ongoing peace process, Pakistan has reaffirmed its desire for successful Afghan presidential and provincial elections, slated for April.


    Pakistan reiterates support for peace efforts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday affirmed his country’s commitment to peace and stability in the region.


    Pakistan condemns Kabul hotel attack

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Monday condemned the terrorist attack on a heavily-fortified hotel in the heart of Kabul, saying it was highly disturbing that attempts were being made to implicate Islamabad in the incident that claimed many lives.