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Buleda: Armed men kill nephew of NP leader

Buleda: Unknown armed men killed nephew of Jan Muhammad Buledi, the spokesman of Chief Minister of Balochistan today on Friday at  Menaaz Buleda. According to the details Chiraag Baloch, the nephew of Jan Muhammad Buledi was on the way to his home when armed men riding motorcycle opened indiscriminate firing on him and escaped to the scene. Chiraag Baloch received ...

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Khuzdar: Professor Abdul Razaq Baloch Killed, Colleague injured

QUETTA: At least two people were killed in two separate incidents of firing in Khuzdar district of Balochistan here on Thursday. Police said that unknown armed men riding the motorcycle opened fire on Professor Abdul Razaq Baloch and his friend professor Abdul Hakeem in Khuzdar. Professor Abdul Razaq Baloch succumbed to the injuries, whereas, professor Abdul Hakim critically injured. The ...

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Suicide attack kills 5, injures 10 at Pak-Afghan border

Chaman: At least five people were killed and ten injured in a suicide attack near the Bab-e-Dosti check post at the Chaman border crossing. According to initial reports, the blast took place in Desh Mandi area, killing at least five people and injuring 10 others. The explosion took place when a man carrying a refrigerator on a push cart approached ...

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Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University reopens

Quetta: Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University was reopened on Wednesday, 25 days after a deadly attack on its students. The university was closed after a suicide attack there on June 15 in which at least 14 students were killed and many others injured. Enraged students staged a protest demonstration against the attack. The protesting students were holding placards and banners ...

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Suspected kingpin of a banned outfit killed, 2 arrested in Dasht

Quetta: At least one person, suspected to be a kingpin of a banned outfit, was killed, two others arrested and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered in a search operation jointly conducted by Frontier Corps (FC) and Anti-Terrorist Force (ATF) in the Dasht area of district Mastung on Wednesday. “Security forces conducted a targeted operation in the ...

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Mandela; Godfather Of Neo-Apartheid South Africa

By Thomas C. Mountain As Nelson Mandela lays on his death bed his legacy as the godfather of neo-Apartheid South Africa has been firmly established. Today in South Africa life for many if not most is nearly as precarious and undignified as when Mandela was first inaugurated as President some 20 years ago. So the best way to describe “modern” ...

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Kalat-Quetta section of RCD Highway still incomplete

Quetta: The mega project of RCD highway from Quetta to Kalat yet to be   completed.   The National Highway Authority (NHA) had listed the project as mega project when it started the construction work in 2006, but it is still incomplete after seven years of its construction date. Billions of rupees and several construction companies have been altered. More than ...

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Students injured in Baloch-Pashtun clash

Quetta: At least eight students of Degree Colleague Quetta injured in a clash between Baloch and Pashtun students of the college on  July 9, on Tuesday. The clash erupted at the Degree College Quetta between ethnic groups belonging to Baloch Students Organization (M) and the Pashtun Students Organization.  The clash began about 9 a.m, when the members of Pashtun Students ...

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Editorial: University of Balochistan still at stake

Currently the University of Balochistan is confronting a number of problems and the major one of them is financial issue. According to the academic staff and financial experts of the university, the biggest public sector institution in Balochistan has reached the verge to be unable to pay the salaries of academic and lower staff. Senior staff member say that scarcity   ...

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“The innocent victims of Lyari”

By Shezad Baloch Armed with automatic weapons, rocket launchers and hand grenades, criminals patrol the streets in plain view, using their weapons with complete impunity.  On Friday night alone there were at least 18 explosions, which I heard. Armed men took positions on rooftops and street corners. This is not Syria or the Gaza Strip.  This is Lyari, one of ...

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