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PM Imran calls for unfreezing Afghan assets

Prime Minister Imran Khan met his Bahraini counterpart Prince Salman Bin Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa in Riyadh on the sidelines of the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit and discussed matters of mutual interest including the latest situation in Afghanistan. The two premiers expressed satisfaction at the close cooperation …

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Gen Qamar seeks global efforts to avert Afghan crisis

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has once again stressed on the need for a global convergence on Afghanistan to avoid humanitarian crisis with coordinated efforts for economic uplift of the Afghan people. He said this while meeting Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan Wendy Gilmour at GHQ …

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Turkish charity gives school supplies to Afghan refugee kids

ISLAMABAD: The Turkish Red Crescent distributed school supplies among Afghan refugee children in Islamabad on Wednesday. “We gave 350 school bags and stationery supplies to Afghan refugee children who are studying in Islamabad,” Ibrahim Carlos Camilo, head of the Turkish Red Crescent delegation in Pakistan, said at a ceremony in …

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Turkey presses Taliban for inclusive Afghan govt

ANKARA: In talks with the Taliban, Turkey on Thursday reiterated the importance of government inclusiveness for Afghanistan’s unity, said a top Turkish official. Turkey repeated its advice to the visiting Taliban delegation on girls’ education and women’s employment in business life, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a news conference …

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US diplomat discusses Afghan situation with Shehbaz, Maryam

US Charge d’Affairs Angela Aggeler on Thursday met Opposition Leader in the National Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and party’s Vice-President Maryam Nawaz in Lahore and discussed the regional peace particularly in Afghanistan. The meeting with Maryam took place at her residence Jati Umrah in Raiwind …

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Taliban warn US, EU of refugees if Afghan sanctions continue

KABUL: Afghanistan’s new Taliban government has warned the US and European envoys that continued attempts to pressure them through sanctions will undermine security and could trigger a wave of economic refugees. Acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi told Western diplomats at talks in Doha that “weakening the Afghan government is …

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