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ED: Let’s make it

There is a need of comprehensive military strategy to be choked out in a bid to deal with any uncertainty across the country in war against all form of insurgents, but especially against the Taliban insurgents—who recently announced their spring offensive. The Taliban insurgents has unleashed its annual so-called “spring …

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Pakistan a legacy of British Empire: Analysts

“After its defeats in Anglo-Afghan wars in 1842, 1880 and 1919, Britain wanted to avenge the defeats in form of carving Pakistan out from the land of Afghanistan and India. Pakistani leadership was aware of the fact that Pashtuns would never accept Pakistan as their homeland, therefore, it ordered the …

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Shah Bubo Jan Palace: Giving face to a forgotten place

Abdul Zuhoor Qayomi-Shah Bubo Jan Palace is in the list of most prominent historical buildings constructed in the rule of the late king of Afghanistan, Ameer Abdul Rahman Khan. The palace which was built in 19th century is said to be named after Ameer Abdul Rahman Khan’s wife Halima. The …

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Repeated pregnancies in poor, illiterate women endangering lives

“Eighty percent women do not observe birth spacing in Afghanistan,”— Dr. Hamida By Akhtar M. Nikzad-In Afghanistan, people mostly want to have several children. Some link this mindset to religion and some to traditions. Therefore, women are impelled to respect the rule and inevitably deliver several babies without observing birth …

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Pakistan must exert whatever clout it has over Afghan Taliban to push them towards peace talks with Kabul: RahimullahYousufzai

KABUL: A renowned journalist from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rahimullah Yousufzai said that Pakistan should exert whatever influence it has over the Afghan Taliban to help the Afghan peace process as the region cannot afford more bloodshed.  Talking to The Oslo Times, he said that though success of the negotiations between the …

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