Pakistan

12 killed in terrorist attack in Pakistan

Newsroom24x7 Network Peshawar: At least 12 people, including six students, were killed and more than 30 were injured in a terrorist attack in Pakistan on Saturday. Three burqa-clad armed Taliban militants came on an auto-rickshaw and attacked the students’ hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture Extension on the University Road in Pakistan’s northwestern city of […]

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Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif steps down after Supreme Court order

Newsroom24x7 Network Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today stepped down after the Supreme Court of Pakistan unanimously voted for disqualifying him from holding office and referred his case to the country’s top anti-corruption authority for conducting a probe into his family’s offshore assets exposed by the Panama Papers. The landmark verdict against Sharif was […]

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Opium cultivation, drug trafficking and terrorism

Lalit Shastri Recent heroin seizures in Amritsar, with the confiscated stuff originating from South-West Asia (SWA), show a clear trend that drug smugglers in Punjab are linked to drug cartels across the border in Pakistan and the money generated in India through drug trafficking is reaching the Taliban in Afghanistan where up to 85 per […]

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6 Indian casualties in firing by Pakistan Army

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: There have been 239 ceasefire violations by Pakistan resulting in the death of 3 Army personnel and and equal number of civilians in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir between January and June this year. There have been 239 ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the line of control (LoC) under […]

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“Iran is the most dangerous threat to the US”

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: Iran remains one of the most dangerous threats to the United States – not only vis-a-vis the US interests in America but also around the world. Iran is also a threat to regional stability and their full range of activities extend far beyond the nuclear threat. This is how Heather Nauert, […]

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