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Balochistan unrest case: Substantial evidence available against FC, says CJ

  Islamabad: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said the court’s order for recovery of missing persons was not being followed in Balochistan unrest case whereas there was substantial evidence against Frontier Corps (FC) personnel. Earlier last week, Pakistan’s top judge had taken suo-motu  notice of the unrest in Balochistan after at least 60 people lost their lives in separate incidents ...

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The Unseen Enemy

 By Safiullah Shahwani During his recent visit to the provincial capital following a deadly attack on the Balochistan Police, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali referred to some Unseen Enemy infesting the beleaguered province and engulfing mass lives. It was notwithstanding the claim of the responsibility of attack by a very seen and known, to put it in minister’s words, ‘enemy’. ...

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Editorial: Ban Ki-moon’s visit and demand of Baloch nationalists

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in  Pakistan to attend Independence Day celebrations, promote education and disaster management as the monsoon season begins. While the Baloch Nationalist and social media activists are asking him to take notice of what they name it ‘Baloch Genocide’.  According to the UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey that Ban will meet President Asif ...

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National Party MPA Azim Jan Buledi found dead

Quetta: National Party leader and Member Balochistan Assembly, Mir Muhammad Azim Buledi was found dead at his home, media reported on Tuesday.  According to Commissioner Makran, the elected MPA from PB-49-Kech-II apparently committed suicide by shooting himself. “Buledi’s body was recovered from a house in his hometown Buleda”, he added. Police have launched an investigation. Published in The Balochistan Point ...

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Kachkol Ali appeals UN to take notice of Baloch ‘genocide’

Quetta: The former opposition leader in the Balochistan Assembly Advocate Kachkol Ali on Monday appealed to the UN secretary general to take notice of “genocide of the Baloch nation and human rights abuse”. In a statement issued from Oslo, he said that “a human tragedy has occurred in Balochistan… therefore United Nations should take notice of it and take practical ...

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Pakistan’s Balochistan Problem: An Insurgency’s Rebirth

Aurangzaib Alamgir Early in 2012, a small group of US congressmen looking for alternatives to the Obama administration’s AfPak policy made recommendations for two changes in the region. The first, that instead of fantasizing about incorporating the Taliban into the Afghan political system the United States ought to rearm the Northern Alliance, had been discussed previously. The second recommendation was ...

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BNM activist target killed in Naal

Khuzdar: Unidentified armed men  target killed  Rafeeq Sumalani,  a  senior member of Baloch National Movement (BNM) in Naal, Khuzdar district  on Saturday According to the details the Baloch activist Rafeeq Sumalani was on his way to home after Eid greeting  his relatives when unknown motorcyclists opened indiscriminate fire  on him. The Baloch activist succumbed to his injuries on the spot ...

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2 Killed in Dera Bugti landmine explosions and shooting

DERA BUGTI: At least two people including a tribal leader a were killed and three wounded in a landmine explosion and subsequent shooting in Dera Bugti Saturday. According to details, a local tribal leader Zeray Khan Bugti’s was killed while two of his guards sustained injuries when his vehicle hit a landmine planted in Patokh area. Sources also added that ...

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Death of Innocence in Lyari

  By Shezad Baloch On Wednesday night Lyari witnessed the worst terrorist attack in its history. “Tonight there’s going to be a huge crowd,” 17-year old Abdul Basit told his family. “I’ll need to get there early if I’m going to grab the perfect spot to enjoy the final.” With those parting words he headed out to Mir Ghus Baksh ...

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Suicide attack kills 30, Injures more than 50 at policeman’s funeral in Quetta

Quetta: At least 30 people, including three senior police officials have been killed in a  suspected suicide blast at the funeral of a slain police officer in Quetta and  more than 50 people injured. The injured were shifted to the Civil Hospital and the Combined Military Hospital. Fifteen critically injured are being shifted to Karachi. According to the detail, the ...

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