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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2020 file photo, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during a joint news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Pakistani rights groups are criticizing Khan after he claimed in an online show on Sunday, April 4, 2021, that wearing the veil — the traditional Islamic head covering — will protect women from sexual assault and not lead men into temptation. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)(AP)

Expulsion of French envoy not a solution to blasphemy in the West: Imran Khan

PTI | , Islamabad
PUBLISHED ON APR 19, 2021 08:55 PM IST
  • Imran Khan said that there were violent protests in Pakistan after Salman Rushdie’s book in 1990 but those protests failed to stop the repeated instances of blasphemy in the west in the subsequent years.
The army claimed it has cleared the mountainous region of terrorists following several operations to eliminate the TTP. In this file picture, a Pakistan's army soldier stands guard on the Line of Control (LoC) at Abdullah Pur village in Bhimber district. (AFP)
The army claimed it has cleared the mountainous region of terrorists following several operations to eliminate the TTP. In this file picture, a Pakistan's army soldier stands guard on the Line of Control (LoC) at Abdullah Pur village in Bhimber district. (AFP)

Taliban commander killed in security force operation in Pak's Waziristan: Report

ANI | , Islamabad
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 09:08 AM IST
  • Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) Nooristan alias Hasan Baba, a "high-value target", was killed in an exchange of fire during an operation at a terrorist hideout on Sharwangi, Tiarza in South Waziristan.
Screengrab from “confessional” video of former Taliban spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan.(YouTube)
Screengrab from “confessional” video of former Taliban spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan.(YouTube)

Pakistan military personnel punished over escape of Taliban figure: Spokesperson

Reuters | , Rawalpindi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 09:40 PM IST
Liaqat Ali, the former public face of the militant Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), escaped last year three years after he handed himself in to the military.
Nobel peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during an interview with Reuters at a local hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday.(Reuters photo)
Nobel peace prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during an interview with Reuters at a local hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Friday.(Reuters photo)

I’ve never been so happy: Nobel prize winner Malala on return to Pakistan

Reuters, Islamabad | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 11:04 PM IST
Visiting her homeland for the first time since a Taliban gunman shot her in the head over her blog advocating girls’ education, 20-year-old Malala Yousafzai contradicted Pakistani critics who accuse her of promoting an ideology at odds with the country’s Islamic values.
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