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Pakistan offers joint investigation into recent terror attacks in Kabul

KABUL: Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua on Saturday offered Afghan authorities a joint investigation into recent string of terror attacks in Kabul.  She made this offer to Afghan officials at Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Solidarity (APAPS) meeting here.  Janjua said Pakistan and Afghanistan should stop blame game and engaged in concrete cooperation instead. She condemned the terrorists' attacks in Kabul. Afghan government was urged to take action against terrorists carrying out cross-border attacks…

Gen Bajwa briefed on situation along Pak-Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Pak-Afghan border area in Bajaur Agency. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Bajwa was given detailed briefing regarding ongoing efforts to effectively check infiltration routes from across the border The army chief was given an update on progress on fencing, construction of new forts and posts along the border and developing new tracks to facilitate local public. Gen Bajwa interacted with troops and…

Three killed in US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border

KURRAM AGENCY: A US drone killed three suspected militants in an attack on a compound in Kurram Agency on Friday, officials said. Officials said the strike took place in remote Ghuz Ghari village in Kurram agency, close to the Afghan border where at least five fighters from the Afghan Taliban had gathered. "The US drone fired two missiles, at least three fighters from the Afghan Taliban have been killed and two wounded," a senior government official in Kurram told AFP. The identities of those killed and wounded…

Pak-Afghan border to be re-opened temporarily: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria on Monday said that Pak-Afghan border would be opened for two days on Tuesday. He said border along Afghanistan at Torkham and Chaman will be opened on Tuesday and the day after to provide an opportunity to those nationals of Afghanistan who had come to Pakistan on valid visas and wished to return to their country. The crossing points will also be opened on these two days for those nationals of Pakistan who had gone to Afghanistan on valid visas and wished to return…

Pak-Afghan traders sign declaration to promote trade

Islamabad: Vice President SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and Member Advisory Committee Planning Commission Iftikhar Ali Mali Sunday said that a strategy has been evolved to enhance trade and business cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan, particularly in the backdrop of US pulls out from Afghanistan in 2014. Malik said that a two-day Seminar of Pak Afghanistan traders and businessmen was held which concluded on signing of a joint declaration, pointing out several measures to enhance cooperation among…