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  • Taliban reaffirms authority of its Qatar 'political office'

    DUBAI: The Afghan Taliban said Sunday that its "political office" in Qatar is the only entity authorized to carry out negotiations on its behalf, reinforcing the authority of the man who took control of the group amid a tussle over command following the death of long-time leader Mullah Mohammad Omar...

    "Related: Taliban set conditions for joining talksThe talks in Qatar are organized by Pugwash Conferences on Science and World...

  • Head of Taliban's Qatar office quits as leadership rift deepens

    KABUL: The head of the Taliban's Qatar-based political office has stepped down, a statement said, a high-profile resignation within leadership ranks highlighting growing discord over the movement's recent power transition...

    Underscoring the deepening internal divisions, Tayeb Agha stepped down on Monday as head of the Taliban's political office, set up in Qatar in 2013 to facilitate peace talks, according to a statement...

  • Two guards shot dead outside FBR office in Karachi

    Two private security guards deployed outside a Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) office in Karachi were shot dead by unidentified assailants on Monday in a suspected attack of targeted killing, police said...

    Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Gulshan Abdullah Memon told Dawn that the shooting incident took place outside the FBR's office in the Gulistan-i-Jauhar area of the metropolis, where both guards were posted...

  • A long wait at the Karachi passport office

    KARACHI: The long queues inside the passport office in Saddar are a common sight, but on Monday a horde of impatient men flocked around the data entry booth as early as 8am; nudging, falling, desperately trying to reach the manager who single-handedly tried to control the restless crowd...

    Syed Abbas Jafri had reached the passport office before its opening time on Friday hoping to get his application processed swiftly, only to find...

  • IED lobbed into CTD Karachi office defused

    KARACHI: An improvised explosive device was found in the parking area of an office of the Counter Terrorism Department on Monday, police said...

    They said that some unidentified men lobbed the IED into the CTD office in Civil Lines in the early hours of Monday but it failed to explode...

  • Nine office bearers, activists arrested in Karachi: MQM

    KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in a press statement released on Thursday claimed that nine of the party’s office bearers and activists were arrested from different areas of Karachi...

    “Rangers and police arrested nine MQM office bearers and activists by raiding their houses...

  • LG polls: MQM on way to bagging Karachi mayor’s office

    KARACHI: The Mutta­hida Qaumi Movement appeared poised to clinch the office of Karachi mayor when it won the biggest number of union commtittees in the city’s six districts and trounced the electoral alliance of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamaat-i-Islami on Saturday...

    Polling was held in Karachi’s 209 union committees (UCs) for which all major parties — the MQM, PTI, JI, Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz —...

  • One dead, five injured in attack on ARY News Karachi office

    KARACHI: Violent protesters attacked an ARY News office in the Saddar area of the metropolis on Monday evening, which resulted in clash between police and the angry mob — killing one person and injuring several others...

    Police later confirmed that "MQM workers pelted stones at police officials and the ARY office", adding that they also resorted to aerial firing outside the office...

  • PPP office bearer gunned down in Karachi

    KARACHI: Unidentified gunmen shot dead a local office bearer of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Abdul Rasheed, in Karachi on Monday evening...

    PPP Karachi leader, Najmi Alam, however termed it a case of 'targeted killing'...

  • PTI female worker detained over charges of criminal intimidation at Karachi election office

    A female worker of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) was arrested on Monday for reportedly pushing a security guard and forcibly trying to enter the provincial election commissioner's office in Karachi where she had arrived with a woman candidate of the party to file nomination papers for the July 25 elections, police said...

    Clifton SP Tauqeer Muhammad Naeem said Asma Rizvi along with a PTI candidate arrived at the election...

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