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Pakistan, TTP Militants Agree on ‘Complete Cease-Fire’

4 weeks ago Web Desk 0
ISLAMABAD — Pakistani officials announced Monday that the government and the outlawed militant alliance known as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had agreed on a “complete cease-fire” as the two sides negotiate an end to years of militancy in the country. Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry made the disclosure while speaking to state-run television. He said the Read More

US Envoy Starts Trip to Discuss Way Forward on Crisis-hit Afghanistan

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ISLAMABAD — The United States’ special representative for Afghanistan Monday began his first trip to Europe and Asia to discuss developments in the South Asian nation, where almost 23 million people, including children, are threatened with starvation. Ambassador Thomas West’s first stop will be Brussels where his discussions with allies and partners will focus on the Read More