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If govt was truly democratic, they would have held elections: Imran Khan

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QUETTA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan said on Monday that if the government was truly democratic, then they would have held elections. During his address in Quetta, Khan said that had the current government believed in democracy, elections would have been organised by now. Quetta News Sources -2

FC confirms 14 personnel”s killing in Mekran

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QUETTA: A spokesman for the Frontier Corps Balochistan has confirmed that their 14 personnel including two junior commissioned officers had been marty Quetta News Sources

Balochistan: SC concerned about missing persons

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, expressing concern over the worsening law and order situation in Balochistan, on Monday observed that the number of missing persons in the province was increasing day by day.The chief justice also hinted at hearing the Balochistan target killing matter in the Quetta Registry of the Supreme Court. […]

Balochistan conflict: ‘Nawaz success hinges on army’s consent’

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  ISLAMABAD:  While the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has backed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif’s proposal for an all-party conference (APC) to resolve Balochistan’s issues, the success of the conference depends “on the mood of the military establishment”, Friends of Baloch (FoB) president Amanullah Gichki said. Nawaz can play a pivotal role in […]

APC on Balochistan: PPP backs PML-N’s proposal


  ISLAMABAD:  Despite ongoing political rhetoric, the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party has responded positively to a proposal from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz to convene an all-party conference (APC) to discuss the grievances of Balochistan’s people and come up with recommendations to redress them. “The PPP believes in consultation to find solutions to all contentious issues. […]

Memogate judicial probe: ‘SC can’t work on whims of an individual’

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  QUETTA:  While the setting up of parallel investigations into the memo scandal has created a sense of conflict between the government and judiciary, Nawaz Sharif questioned, on Saturday, the wisdom behind the executive’s decision to task a parliamentary panel with the job to begin with. Referring to a statement by President Asif Ali Zardari […]

Nawaz calls for ending army operation in Balochistan

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QUETTA, Jan 6: PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has demanded an immediate end to military operations in Balochistan and said that an all parties conference will be convened soon in Islamabad to discuss the Quetta News Sources

Indonesia boat tragedy: 55 Quetta youth missing at sea

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  QUETTA:  The crew and captain of an Indonesian boat – packed with illegal immigrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran – grabbed life vests and swam away as it sank during a heavy storm, leaving more than 200 passengers missing, including 55 people belonging to Quetta’s Hazara community.   Surviving asylum seekers said terrified passengers […]

‘Any move against democracy to undermine federation’

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QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Khan Raisani has said that rumours spread by the elements playing in the hands of non-democratic forces Quetta News Sources

Four killed in two Balochistan incidents

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QUETTA, Dec 18: Four men were killed in separate firing incidents in Balochistan on Sunday. Quetta News Sources

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