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British journalist wants govt, Taliban to follow Ireland formula

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KARACHI: Dubbing the ongoing peace process between the government and the Taliban as tough terrain to ride, a senior British journalist, Yvonne Ridley has asked the two sides to follow the Northern Ireland peace formula that had ended decades long insurgency in the region. Ms Ridley, who is currently visiting Pakistan, fears that foreign forces […]

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Family welcomes committee on Aafia repatriation

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Karachi: The family of Dr Aafia Siddiqui here Sunday welcomed the announcement of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ahmed regarding formation of a government committee to ensure early release and repatriation of the Pakistani mother from the United States of America. Aafia Movement Pakistan leader Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, greeting the government move, said that this government […]

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Kidnapped Czechs’ video demands release of Dr Aafia

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PRAGUE: A video message on Wednesday purporting to show two Czech women hostages in Pakistan demanded the release of a Pakistani national jailed in the United States in return for their freedom. Antonie Chrastecka and Hana Humpalova, both 24, were kidnapped in March. They speak in the video message, against a background of photographs of […]

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