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updated Mon. April 24, 2017

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... i dichiarati obiettivi di promuovere la cooperazione economica tra le nazioni partecipanti. All'inizio di marzo, poi, il Pakistan aveva temporaneamente aperto la frontiera a Torkham e Chaman per consentire ai cittadini afghani isolati di tornare al ...
THIS is an era of the rise of right wing nationalist politics. Fencing and war building along international borders are seen as a 'new normal'.
Pakistan and Afghanistan share 18 crossing points -- the most commonly used ones are Torkham and Chaman. Pakistan hosts 1.5 million registered and over a million illegal Afghan refugees.
Landi Kotal: The Frontier Corps officials said here on Monday that further relaxation was granted to Pakistanis stranded in Afghanistan to utilise their Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) till April 18 for their entry into Pakistan via ...
To a question, he said the border management system was introduced after some elements who were against good relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan created a tense situation on the Torkham border by killing two Rangers personnel there.
To a question, he said the border management system was introduced after some elements who were against good relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan created a tense situation on the Torkham border by killing two Rangers personnel there.
The border closure left hundreds of thousands of people and container trucks loaded with trade goods to Afghanistan stranded at the two major crossings of Torkham and Chaman. Later, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took the decision of reopening its border ...
Achin residents who spoke to AFP along the border with Pakistan, near the Torkham Gate crossing, appeared to shrug off early reports of the blast, however.
Achin residents who spoke to AFP along the border with Pakistan, near the Torkham Gate crossing, appeared to shrug off early reports of the blast, however.
In the week 2-8 April 6,628 returned through Torkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak border (Kandahar province) representing a 14% increase on the previous week.
Asked about the decision of closing border crossings at Torkham and Chaman, he said it was essential to curb terrorists' lifeline in terms of weapons, ration and other essential items which were being supplied through these routes.
Achin residents who spoke to AFP along the border with Pakistan, near the Torkham Gate crossing, appeared to shrug off early reports of the blast, however.
Achin residents who spoke to AFP along the border with Pakistan, near the Torkham Gate crossing, appeared to shrug off early reports of the blast, however.
"relatives called us from those areas to ask how we are, and it was heard in Torkham, Morko, Khogyani and the rest of Nangarhar," he said.
Landi Kotal: The local authorities have announced all Pakistani nationals will be required to produce passports at Torkham from today (Saturday)) to get permission for cross-border movement.
Trade in and out of Afghanistan from Pakistan appeared to be flowing as normal, however, with traffic at the Torkham border crossing apparently undisturbed Friday despite the historic detonation roughly 50 kilometres away.
A Pakistani Army soldier stands guard in Pakistani tribal area of Khyber, near Torkham border post between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
KPEZDMC Chief strategy & Business Planning Hussan Ansari said the KP being strategically located had access to Afghanistan through Torkham border and access to China through Khunjarab Pass. He pointed out that the CPEC route would give the ...
Due to recently introduced and imposed sanctions/restrictions for crossing over the Pak Afghan crossing at Torkham, thousands of goods trucks are in queues on both sides.
India's proximity to Afghanistan and trade deals between the two countries led to Pakistan feeling threatened, and Afghans being abused as "sons of Hindus" (HRW 2017).
Due to recently introduced and imposed sanctions/restrictions for crossing over the Pak Afghan crossing at Torkham, thousands of goods trucks are in queues on both sides.
... facebook post that the argument that the border closure is intended to stop terrorists from crossing over does not hold water because "these points such as Torkham and Spin Boldak have been manned by hundreds of military and other security personnel".
The opening of the Torkham border may be a positive measure in terms of its overall effect but the impact on the prices of the essential commodity of sugar has been bad for Pakistani consumers.
Haji Hanif Afridi, 68, was busy digging a home in a steep rock located on the edge of the main Torkham Highway near historic Shagai fort.
Returnees from Pakistan go through Torkham border in Nangarhar province and Spin Boldak border in Kandarhar. Undocumented returnees make up around 40% of a total of 620,000 Afghans who returned from Pakistan in 2016.
The border management system that has been implemented in Torkham since May 1, 2016, will now be extended to Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan, Kharlachi in Kurram and Angor Adda in South Waziristan.
... which was to be used in a terror plot. It is pertinent to mention that security was intensified in the bordering town in February when border security management closed Torkham border completely after a series of blasts in a bid to stop terrorists ...
The border management system that has been implemented in Torkham since May 1, 2016 will now be extended to Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan, Kharlachi in Kurram and Angor Adda in South Waziristan.
A 50 percent drop in financial assistance provided by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to Afghan refugees has affected their interest to return home from Pakistan, a migration official at the Torkham crossing told TOLOnews.
Khyber Agency: Eight Afghan citizens including children and women, who had entered Pakistan illegally, were deported to Afghanistan via Torkham border on Friday. An official of the political administration said that the Afghan nationals were arrested ...
A similar feud over construction of a border gate at Torkham last year had led to military exchanges between the two in which both sides suffered casualties.
Landi Kotal: Commuters faced great hardships when Peshawar-Torkham Highway was closed to traffic for more than three hours on Thursday during visit of a delegation of Afghan journalists to Landi Kotal.
A similar feud over construction of a border gate at Torkham last year had led to military exchanges between the two in which both sides suffered casualties.
A similar feud over construction of a border gate at Torkham last year had led to military exchanges between the two in which both sides suffered casualties.
The Pakistan Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI) on Wednesday said up to 4,000 containers belonging to Afghan businessmen were still stranded in Pakistan's port city of Karachi two weeks after the Torkham and Chaman ...
Landi Kotal: Commuters faced great hardships when Peshawar-Torkham Highway was closed to traffic for more than three hours on Thursday during visit of a delegation of Afghan journalists to Landi Kotal.
The Pakistan Railways has announced plans to undertake a feasibility to link Fata with Torkham and Peshawar, eventually connecting with ML-1 Karachi-Peshawar line.
AT News Report-Kabul: Over 150 families have returned home from Pakistan through Torkham cross point in the past two days, officials said Tuesday.
They demanded the government to reopen the Kurram border as Torkham and Chaman borders had already been reopened. They said that there was no justification to keeping the Kurram border point closed any further.
On Monday, 195 familie returned to Afghanistan via the Torkham border after deregistration, confirmed a spokesman for the UNHCR, Samad Khan.
On Monday, 195 familie returned to Afghanistan via the Torkham border after deregistration, confirmed a spokesman for the UNHCR, Samad Khan.
Stemming from contentious projects, the raids have taken a heavy toll on Afghanistan-Pakistan relations. Pakistan Army troops patrol in Pakistan near the Torkham border post between Pakistan and Afghanistan. (Photo: AP/File). Karachi: Pakistan's ...
Pakistan resumed the repatriation of Afghan refugees on Monday, sending nearly 1,200 people back across the heavily guarded northern Torkham border, an official at the United Nation's refugee body said. Pakistan is home to the world's second largest ...
Peshawar: Haji Hanif Afridi, 68, was busy digging a home in a steep rock located on the edge of the main Torkham Highway near historic Shagai fort.
Peshawar: Haji Hanif Afridi, 68, was busy digging a home in a steep rock located on the edge of the main Torkham Highway near historic Shagai fort.
A: KP has a direct access to Afghanistan through Torkham Border, just 50km from Peshawar. Similarly, Peshawar lies at a distance of 800km from China via Khunjerab Pass.
Islamabad: Pakistan resumed the repatriation of Afghan refugees on Monday, sending nearly 1,200 people back across the heavily guarded northern Torkham border, an official at the United Nation's refugee body said. Pakistan is home to the world's ...
Talking daily Pakistan Observer on Sunday, Zia ul Haq Sarhadi, the senior vice president of PAJCCI said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharifi should issue order to border officials at Torkham to allow the stranded loaded trucks with food and other goods to ...
The military leadership had claimed the attacks were carried out by militants operating from safe havens in Afghanistan. Though trade between the two countries has resumed at Torkham, the border crossing in Kurram Agency's Kharlachi area has been shut ...
Last June, at least four people were killed when Pakistan and Afghanistan exchanged artillery fire over Pakistan building a formal border control mechanism at Torkham, the main border crossing between the two countries. "This will affect lots of people ...


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