Terror bid foiled in Quetta, three bullet-riddled bodies found in Barkhan

QUETTA:  The law enforcement agencies foiled a terror bid by recovering a remote-controlled explosive device planted in the farmlands near  Essa Nagri area of Brewery Road on Saturday. The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) reached to the site and diffuse the bomb successfully, the BDS officials confirmed that the explosives were …

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UN Iran Human Rights Rapporteur Mandate Extended

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has extended the mandate of its special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran for another year. During a session on March 22, the representatives of 22 governments voted for and seven (Afghanistan, China, Cuba, Eritrea, India, Iraq, and Pakistan) voted …

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Baloch Republican Army claims responsibility of blowing up gas pipeline in Balochistan

Armed men on Saturday blew up a portion of a gas pipeline in Pir Koh area of Dera Bugti district in Balochistan province, suspending supply from Pirkoh gas filed to several cities of Punjab province. According to Levies sources, the explosive device was fixed with the 28-inch gas pipeline connecting Pir Koh with the Sui plant. The device, detonated by remote control, exploded with a loud noise. “As …

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Hindu community protests abduction of two teenaged girls in Sindh

KARACHI: The Hindu community in the Daharki taluka of Sindh’s Ghotki district staged a sit-in on Thursday to protest the kidnapping of two underage girls. Following the incident, a video snippet went viral on social media in which the two girls claimed that they had converted to Islam. “No one has …

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Balochistan govt to form new authority for registration of NGOs, seminaries, societies

QUETTA  :  As part of the National Action Plan, the government of Balochistan has decided to establish a separate entity for the registration of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), seminaries and societies. Sources privy to the development have said that the legislative process is currently underway and, following approval by the provincial …

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UN: Afghan Peace Talks Offer Glimmer of Hope

GENEVA —  A report to the U.N. Human Rights Council says nascent peace talks in Afghanistan offer a glimmer of hope to a country that has been at war for decades. The United Nations said 2018 was a particularly deadly year in the war between the government of Afghanistan and …

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China and Saudi Arabia: The Global Ambitions of Mohammad bin Salman

Insights from James Dorsey. By Mercy A. Kuo Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into U.S. Asia policy. This conversation with James M. Dorsey, Senior Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, is the 180th in “The Trans-Pacific …

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Gwadar fishermen refuse to end protest

QUETTA  :  The fishermen of Gwadar, who resumed their protests earlier this week, have refused to give more time to authorities for resolving their issue of redesigning of Eastbay Expressway in Gwadar, on Wednesday. Commissioner Makran Division Captain (Retd) Tariq Zehri visited the fishermen at their protest camp for negotiations with leaders …

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U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran over weapons programs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it was imposing sanctions on 14 people and 17 entities connected to Iran’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), a body it said had played a central role in Iran’s past nuclear weapons effort.  Among those designated for sanctions was …

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Water Day and Gwadar

Sana Samad World Water Day is celebrated each year on March 22, across the world to ensure that everyone has water to drink. This day is also celebrated in Pakistan to raise awareness but no real-steps have been taken by the concerned authorities to put an end to the on-going …

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