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  • Pakistan closes consulate in Jalalabad due to security concerns

    The Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul has reportedly closed its consulate in Jalalabad citing security concerns and “undue intervention by Governor Hayatullah Hayat in the functioning of the Consulate General”, read a statement issued by the embassy on Friday...

    According to the press statement issued by the embassy, it has requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan “to kindly refrain from interfering in the functioning of...

  • Pakistani consulate attacked in Jalalabad

    JALALABAD: Seven Afghan troops were killed on Wednesday when militants launched an hours-long gun and bomb siege targeting the Pakistani consulate here, just days after four-country talks in Islamabad aimed at reviving peace negotiations with Taliban...

    The militant Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the attack on the consulate, stoking fears over the spread of the ultra-radical movement in Afghanistan...

  • Afghan arrivals decline after closure of Jalalabad consulate

    LANDI KOTAL: The number of Afghan nationals visiting Pakistan with valid travel documents by the Torkham border has dropped by almost 20 per cent since Pakistan closed its consulate in Jalalabad on August 31, immigration officials said...

    The officials said the Afghan nationals wanting to visit Pakistan currently traveled to Kabul to get Pakistan visa from Pakistan Embassy...

  • Two killed in Jalalabad suicide bomb attack

    JALALABAD: A suicide bomb blast killed at least two people on Saturday outside an election commission office in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said...

    The latest attack in the war-torn country appeared to target a protest camp outside the building in Nangarhar province, where a group of people were rallying in support of a candidate disqualified from parliamentary elections due in October...

  • Japanese doctor among six killed in Jalalabad attack

    KABUL: A Japanese doctor whose long career was dedicated to helping some of Afghanistan’s poorest people was among six people killed on Wednesday in an attack in the east of the country, officials said...

    The armed assault in Jalalabad city, the capital of Nangarhar province, was the second deadly incident involving aid workers in recent days and prompted appalled reaction in Afghanistan and internationally...

  • FWO begins work on road in Jalalabad

    RAWALPINDI: A ground-breaking ceremony was organised by the Afghan Ministry of Public Works at Jalalabad on Monday for the construction of an additional carriageway along the Torkham-Jalalabad Road...

    The 75km section, to be constructed by Pakistan’s Frontier Works Organisation (FWO), is part of the Grand Trunk Road which connects the two countries through Khyber Pass...

  • ‘Jalalabad gang’ targets jewellery shops

    FAISALABAD: Police are in search of a gang that belongs to Jalalabad, Afghanistan and has plundered jewellery from shops in Faisalabad and other parts of Punjab and KP...

    City Police Officer Sohail Habib Tajik told Dawn that thieves would come to Faisalabad at midnight by two vehicles and two security guards hailing from Jalalabad, Afghanistan provide them all kinds of logistic support like gas cutters, gas cylinders and other tools...

  • Motorcycle bomb kills 5 in Jalalabad: Afghan official

    Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, says eight were wounded in Sunday's blast, which took place outside of a football stadium in the provincial capital of Jalalabad...

    On Saturday, two intelligence service members, including the director of the Jalalabad intelligence department were killed, and 10 others, including both soldiers and civilians were wounded in multiple bomb attacks by militant Islamic State group...

  • No bus service between Peshawar, Jalalabad for a month

    LANDI KOTAL: The bus service between Peshawar and Jalalabad in Afghanis­tan via the Torkham border has been lying suspended for over a month as the Pakistan government has refused to give security clearance to three of the five transport companies operating the service...

    The service was suspended on May 30 when the last date for Afghan nationals entering Pakistan without legal travel documents expired...

  • Blasts rock Jalalabad, kill three

    KABUL: Three explosions ripped through an Afghan provincial capital, Jalalabad, killing three people and wounding another 20 on Monday...

    No one claimed responsibility for the attack which came as the United Nations expressed grave concerns about the increase in violence around the country during the first week Ramazan, the ongoing Muslim month of fasting from sunrise to sunset...

  • Trump to terminate US visa lottery programme after New York truck attack

    United States President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he would end the popular US green card lottery as police said the radicalised Uzbek man who staged the deadly truck ramming in New York on Tuesday had entered the country under that programme...

    According to Trump, Sayfullo Saipov, identified by authorities as the man who ploughed a rented truck into cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City bike path on Tuesday, came to...

  • New York museum looks at African art with new eyes

    NEW YORK: African art rarely thrives in the Western art museum...

    As a magnificent exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art draws to a close, however, it’s clear that not only can African art speak intelligently and viscerally within the Western art museum, it can destabilise the underpinnings of the museum itself...

  • New York City police 'aware' of new IS video threat

    NEW YORK: New York police said Wednesday they were aware of a new self-styled Islamic State (IS) video targeting the city but stressed there was "no current or specific threat...

    "As the video emerged just days after the deadly terror attacks in Paris, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that "New York City will not be intimidated...

  • US Open: A new Federer for New York?

    A new Federer for New York?“I love coming to New York, but also again I'm quite happy to leave it again because every week in New York is intense,” Federer told the AP...

    I like New York, what it offers: museums, restaurants, places to stop and shop and visit...

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