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QUETTA: Mr. Sheikh Imranul Haque, MD and CEO, PSO, visited the Quetta city accompanied by senior company officials. During a busy business visit, he met with PSO's local management, business partners and associates to further the company's business prospects from a growth perspective. Mr Haque ...
A senior Taliban figure in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta told Radio Free Afghanistan on the condition of anonymity that some senior Taliban figures "including former senior diplomat Abdul Rahman Zahid have indicated a willingness to join the peace process and are in contact with the United ...

After its first-ever entry in the final round of PPL Balochistan Football Cup during the last three years, the charged Gwadar team ensured its slot in the semi-finals by defeating the strong Chaman City by 1-0 in a thrilling first quarterfinal match watched by a huge crowd at Sadiq Shaheed Football Stadium ...
QUETTA, PAKISTAN - A suicide bomber killed four soldiers in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta and a gunman shot dead two policemen in a ... Separately, a gunman ambushed a police vehicle and shot dead two policemen, also in QUETTA city, senior police official Abdul Razzaq Cheema told AFP.
Pakistani police officers examine a bullet-riddled vehicle following an attack by a gunman, in Quetta, Pakistan, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Gunmen opened fire on a vehicle carrying a senior police officer in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing two of his guards but the officer escaped unhurt, police said.

Lahore - Balochistan chief minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo witnessed the match between Pishin and Quetta City in the divisional round of Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) Balochistan Football Cup 2018 at the Taj Lala District Football Ground, Pishin. According to information made available here ...
QUETTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Feb, 2018 ):Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo Monday said that the development of infrastructure in Quetta city is included in the priorities of the provincial government. He expressed these views while visiting parts of the city including ...
Gwadar defeated Quetta City 1-0 on the latters home ground. Despite two free kicks in each half, Quetta City failed to score, while the only goal of the match came through a move by Pervez and Allahdad of Gwadar which brought victory for their team. Allahdad scored the goal and was awarded Man of the ...
FOUR security personnel were killed when Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants riding motorcycles opened fire with 9mm firearms targeting a motorcycle patrol near the Sariab Road in the city of Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province on 14 February, Geo TV reported. The TTP claimed responsibility ...
An Iranian envoy has voiced his country's interest in booming bilateral trade with Pakistan by 70 percent. Iran's Consul General in the Pakistani city of Quetta, Mohammad Rafiei, has called for bringing the level of bilateral trade to $5 billion, IRNA news agency reported. According to the official, the current ...
Islamabad: At least four members of the Pakistani security forces were killed in an attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Pakistan's Quetta city on Wednesday. The Frontier Corps troops were riding two motorcycles along a railway track in the Langoabad area as part of their routine patrol in the ...
Security officials inspect the attack site in southwest Pakistan's Quetta on Feb. 14, 2018. At least four security personnel were killed when some unknown miscreants ambushed them in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday, said a senior police official. (Xinhua/Irfan). Islamabad, Feb.
An Iranian envoy has voiced his country's interest in booming bilateral trade with Pakistan by 70 percent. Iran's Consul General in the Pakistani city of Quetta, Mohammad Rafiei, has called for bringing the level of bilateral trade to $5 billion, IRNA news agency reported. According to the official, the current ...
Quetta, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Feb, 2018): Consul General of Iran in Pakistan's south western city of Quetta Mohammad Rafiei has said that Iran-Pakistan trade volume will soon be enhanced to $5 billion yearly from the current $1.5 billion. He said this during a ceremony to mark the 39th ...
Quetta, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Feb, 2018 ):Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo Monday said that the development of infrastructure in Quetta city is included in the priorities of the provincial government. He expressed these views while visiting parts of the city including ...

... and Balochistan government to take immediate measures to revive the lost beauty of Hanna Lake, once the most visited and easily accessible tourist attraction points of Balochistan. Only 17km away from Quetta city, the historic tourist point Hanna Lake has completely dried up, leaving visitors in dismay.
If it is ever completed, the bulk of the Afghan component of TAPI will run abreast of the 557-kilometer (346-mile) Kandahar-Herat highway before turning off right along the road to the Pakistani city of Quetta. In perhaps one of the most important fillips to the entire undertaking in recent years, Saudi Arabia ...
Last October, Pakistan confirmed the death of two Chinese nationals who were kidnapped in the southwestern city of Quetta, months after Daesh claimed it had killed them. When asked whether Beijing was concerned about the safety of its citizens in Pakistan, Geng noted Pakistan's government and ...
The group said that its "martyrdom seeker," a jihadist known as "Mujahid Ismail," blew himself up at a checkpoint in Quetta city on Jan. 2. Citing local reports, Xinhua confirmed that a raid took place, but said the incident was a shootout and not a suicide bombing. Then, on Jan. 9, a jihadist detonated his ...
gunmen In Pakistan Kill Mother, Daughter Working To Eradicate Polio. No group claimed responsibility for the killings in the southwestern city of Quetta but such attacks have in the past been carried out by Islamist terrorists, who oppose the immunization of children as un-Islamic. World | Reuters | Updated: ...
A policeman stands guard at the attack site in Pakistan's southwestern Quetta city on Jan. 18, 2018. At least two policemen were killed and another was injured when some unknown gunmen opened fire at them in Quetta on Thursday, local reports said. (Xinhua/Irfan). Islamabad, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- At ...
Two polio vaccinators -- a mother and a daughter -- were shot dead on Thursday by unidentified men on motorcycles in Pakistan's Quetta city. Quetta police spokesperson Abdul Rashid told Efe news that unidentified assailants shot the two women in the head after they had separated from the security ...
Quetta: A bomb went off in the centre of the Pakistani city of Quetta, capital of the province of Balochistan, killing seven people and wounding 23 on Tuesday, police and hospital officials said. The blast targeted a police truck close to a high security area where the provincial assembly and other government ...
A soldier stands guard in the city of Quetta, Pakistan in this file photo from 2017. (Reuters). Related Articles. Security beefed up for churches in Sindh after suicide attack in Quetta (Source: Dawn) · 4 militants linked to police attack in Quetta killed in raid · gunmen attack police training center in Quetta.
Pakistani soldiers stand guard near an attack site in Quetta, Pakistan, on Jan. 2, 2018. At least 12 people including five security personnel were injured in a terrorist attack at a checkpoint in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta on Tuesday evening, local Urdu TV Channel Dunya reported. (Xinhua/Asad).
Working at Hazara, a restaurant in the Pakistani city of Quetta, is a potentially deadly political act: all of the greasy spoon's employees are female members of a Shiite ethnic minority often targeted by extremists. The outlet is named after the ethnic Hazara, who make up a large part of Pakistan's Shiite ...
Working at "Hazara", a restaurant in the Pakistani city of Quetta, is a potentially deadly political act: all of the greasy spoon's employees are female members of a Shiite ethnic minority often targeted by extremists. The outlet is named after the ethnic Hazara who make up a large part of Pakistan's Shiite ...
CAIRO, 19th December, 2017 (WAM) -- Egypt has condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing eight people and wounding 44 others. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt expressed sincere condolences to the families of the victims, wishing ...
Quetta: Two suicide bombers attacked a packed church in south-west Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 before one of them blew himself up and police killed the other. The gunmen wearing explosives-filled vests stormed the church in Quetta city when Sunday services ...
Quetta: Pakistani police say a bomb has exploded in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others. Representational image. AP. Senior police officer Abdur Razzaq Cheema says the explosion Saturday took place near a bus terminal in the city's outskirts. Cheema ...
Islamabad, Pakistan - Unidentified men have killed five people in an attack on the minority Hazara Shia Muslim community in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, police say. Two attackers riding a motorcycle opened fire on a van bound for a nearby vegetable market, killing the driver and four others ...
gunmen Kill Four police in Pakistani city of Quetta. July 13 ... Quetta, Pakistan (Reuters) - Islamist gunmen on Thursday killed a senior police official and three other policemen guarding him in the Pakistani city of Quetta, police said, in an attack claimed by both the Pakistani Taliban and Islamic State.
Pakistani demonstrators shout anti-US slogans at a protest in the southwestern city of Quetta on January 4. Share. Share on facebook · Share on twitter · Share on Google+ · email to a Friend · Share on WhatsApp · Share on Telegram. Print. Michael Kugelman is deputy director of the Asia Program at the ...
Quetta - A terror plot to target Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai was staved off by security forces, provincial home minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti told newsmen on Wednesday. Addressing a joint press conference with DIG Abdul Razzaq Cheema, the minister said the militants were planning a ...
CAIRO, 19th December, 2017 (WAM) -- Egypt has condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a church in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing eight people and wounding 44 others. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt expressed sincere condolences to the families of the victims, wishing ...
... in the southern province of Helmand. Fifteen militants reportedly died in the fighting. In neighboring Pakistan, the IS group claimed responsibility for a December 17 suicide attack on a church. At least nine people were killed and more than 50 injured in the blast in the southwestern city of Quetta.
The attack happened in the city of Quetta, some 65km (40 miles) from the border with Afghanistan. More than a dozen people were also wounded after gunmen wearing explosive vests tried to enter the building. The two attackers were intercepted at the entrance, the region's home minister, Sarfaraz Bugti, ...
Quetta was once known as 'Little London'. But the situation has changed drastically over time. In 2016, I visited in Quetta city and discovered that the entire metropolis had just one public library - and that too was far too small to satiate a reader's interest. A new library has been set up in place of a public ...
At least nine people were killed and many more injured when two suicide bombers targeted a Christian Church in the Pakistani city of Quetta. The Baluchistan police chief, who oversees the province that includes Quetta, said one of the bombers had blown himself up when he was unable to get into the ...
Quetta: Two suicide bombers attacked a packed church in south-west Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 before one of them blew himself up and police killed the other. The gunmen wearing explosives-filled vests stormed the church in Quetta city when Sunday services ...
Quetta, Pakistan -- Pakistani officials say two suicide bombers have attacked a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing four people and wounding 18. Sarfaraz Bugti, home minister for Baluchistan province, says hundreds of worshippers were attending services at the church ahead of Christmas.
Underscoring that the violence in Afghanistan is nurtured in Balochistan's capital city, Quetta, he said, "When we discuss Afghanistan's security, we cannot do so without recognising that the fountainhead of violence in Afghanistan is nurtured in the city of Quetta, which has become the biggest sanctuary and ...
At least five students from the ethnic Hazara community were killed and over 70 others, including policemen and children, wounded in a bomb attack on a university bus in Quetta city on Monday. October 27, 2014: Girl's school blown up in Bara. No injuries. September 9, 2014: A girls' school in Bajaur ...
Quetta: Pakistani police say a bomb has exploded in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least three people and wounding 15 others. Representational image. AP. Senior police officer Abdur Razzaq Cheema says the explosion Saturday took place near a bus terminal in the city's outskirts. Cheema ...
Earlier in November, senior official Hamid Shakil was killed in a roadside bombing that targeted his vehicle in the southwestern city of Quetta. Last month, another roadside blast killed at least seven police officers and wounded 22 more when it targeted a truck carrying elite anti-terrorism police, also in ...
Quetta: A combined task force has been established to launch a 'sanitisaton operation' in Pashtoon Abad locality of Quetta city amid a growing number of violence incidents in the provincial capital. This was stated by Frontier Corps (FC) Sector Commander Tasawar Sattar in a joint press conference with ...
... gunmen opened fire at their vehicle in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta on Wednesday evening, local Urdu TV channel Dunya reported.
(Dunya News) - With drugs being sold out in the open - by the bank of a sewage that flows through the city of Quetta, a rise in the popularity of ...


 

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