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Deadly month leads to Presidential decree in Afghanistan

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Afghanistan Independent Journalists Association (AIJA) in welcoming the issuance of a decree on impunity of media workers and facilitation of the media activities on January 31. The IFJ calls on the Afghanistan government to ensure the decree improves the security situation of journalists and ensure media freedom. […]

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‘One World One Media’ conference from May 1

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KARACHI: An international media conference titled “One World One Media” to be held in Karachi from May 1 to 3 will be inaugurated by Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad. The conference, to be spread over 16 sessions, will be attended by delegates from over 15 countries including the United States, UK, Canada, Belgium, India, Saudi […]

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Minister directs officials to block illegal SIMs

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan Thursday directed all law enforcement agencies to block the use of illegal SIMs, including the international SIMs mainly issued from Afghanistan. Chairing a meeting to review law and order situation, the minister directed the security agencies to ensure effective border management systems to control the militancy in the country. […]

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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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