Islamabad turns into ‘war zone’ as govt employees clash with police

Policemen fire teargas shells toward federal government employees to disperse them as they march toward the Parliament House during a protest to demand higher wages, in Islamabad on February 10, 2021. (AFP)
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Updated 11 February 2021

Islamabad turns into ‘war zone’ as govt employees clash with police

February 11: The Express Tribune states that the federal capital turned into a war zone on Wednesday as the government employees, protesting for a pay rise, clashed with police while attempting to enter the restricted Red Zone.

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Two ECP members retire after completing tenure

Updated 26 July 2021

Two ECP members retire after completing tenure

July 26: The Express Tribune reported that two members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa member Irshad Qaiser and Punjab member Altaf Ibrahim Qureshi – have retired after completing their five-year term.

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Pakistan receives 3m more doses of Moderna vaccine

Updated 26 July 2021

Pakistan receives 3m more doses of Moderna vaccine

July 26: The Nation reported that a foreign airlines flight on Monday carrying a consignment of three million doses of coronavirus vaccine has landed at Islamabad Airport.

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Pakistan Army grants refuge, safe passage to 46 Afghan soldiers at Chitral border: ISPR

Updated 26 July 2021

Pakistan Army grants refuge, safe passage to 46 Afghan soldiers at Chitral border: ISPR

July 26: Dawn reported that forty-six soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Border Police were granted "refuge and safe passage" by the Pakistan Army on Sunday, according to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement.

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New look West Indies-Pakistan tour confirmed

Updated 26 July 2021

New look West Indies-Pakistan tour confirmed

July 26: ICC reported that the West Indies-Pakistan T20I series has been trimmed down to four games following fixture changes in the ODI series between the hosts and Australia.

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China, Pakistan to take joint actions to tackle terrorist spillover from Afghanistan

Updated 26 July 2021

China, Pakistan to take joint actions to tackle terrorist spillover from Afghanistan

July 26: Global Times reported that as Afghan-Taliban peace talks failed to reach breakthrough and security threats remain high, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in China on Saturday. They have both agreed to take joint actions to tackle the spillover effect from the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan.

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