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  • Taliban bomber kills three at police training centre

    KANDAHAR: A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosive-laden car at a police training centre in the opium-rich southern province of Helmand on Saturday, killing at least three people and wounding nine others, officials said...

    The attack in Nad Ali district comes in the midst of the Taliban’s annual spring offensive launched last month, in what is expected to be the worst fighting season in 15 years of war...

  • In an IS training camp, children told: Behead the doll

    SANLIURFA: The children had all been shown videos of beheadings and told by their trainers with the Islamic State group that they would perform one someday...

    They told me it was the head of the infidels,” the boy, renamed Yahya by his IS captors, told The Associated Press last week in northern Iraq, where he fled after escaping the IS training camp...

  • New round of US-Taliban talks to start in Doha: Taliban

    A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the United States (US) starts on Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war...

    According to Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid, the talks "will start in Doha today"...

  • Pakistan, China air forces launch joint training exercise

    SHANGHAI: China's air force on Saturday began joint training exercises with that of Pakistan, China's defence ministry said, as the two nations' militaries strengthen operational ties...

    China has also long urged Pakistan to weed out what it says are militants from Xinjiang, who may be holed up in the tribal areas on the Pakistan-Afghan border, a region home to a mix of militant groups...

  • Pakistan extending training and technical support to developing countries: PM

    NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while addressing a high-level roundtable on South-South Cooperation at the United Nations (UN) on Saturday announced that Pakistan is extending training and technical support to developing countries in a number of diverse fields...

    Nawaz informed UN General Secretary Ban Ki-moon and Chinese President Xi Jinping that Pakistan's Foreign Service Academy in Islamabad had been offering training...

  • Training for Pakistan Post staff

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan Post has chalked out a comprehensive plan to conduct short training courses for its staff for improving their capacity and assuring quick service delivery...

    An official of Pakistan Post Office (PPO) said they wanted to equip the department in accordance with international standards for capturing customer satisfaction and building their confidence as a speedy and accurate service provider in economical...

  • US cuts military training programme for Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: US military institutions are struggling to fill the 66 slots they had kept aside for officers from Pakistan for the next academic year, as the Trump administration refused to provide funds for their training, official sources said...

    The fund for training Pakistani officers came from the US government’s International Military Education and Training Programme (IMET) but no funds were made available for Pakistan for the next...

  • PM Khan urges Japan to support Pakistan in education, vocational training

    According to Radio Pakistan, avenues of multi-faceted cooperation between the two sides were discussed during the meeting, including cooperation in education and health sectors as well as skill enhancement of the youth...

    PM Khan recalled that Japan External Trade Organisation in its 2018 report recognised Pakistan as one of the top friendly destinations for Japanese investment...

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