It’s not our policy to harbour militants that threaten Pakistan: Afghan envoy

Courtesy Dawn News PESHAWAR: Afghan envoy Dr Omar Zakhilwal said it’s neither in Afghanistan’s national interest nor their government’s policy to harbour militants that threaten Pakistan. Talking to media at the Afghan consulate in Peshawar on Thursday, Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Omar Zakhilwal that if the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah is reportedly…

Pakistan pledges to work for easing tension in South Asia

Courtesy Dawn News WASHINGTON: Pakistan remains committed to lessening the risk of an armed conflict in South Asia, says a joint statement issued after the US-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue. The document also underlines Washington’s recognition of Kashmir as a dispute that needs to be resolved peacefully. “Pakistan affirmed that it remains committed to pursuing measures aimed…

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell commits doping violation

Courtesy Dawn News KINGSTON: West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has committed an “anti-doping whereabouts” rule violation, the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) told Reuters on Wednesday. The 27-year-old, named in the West Indies squad for the World Twenty20 in India that starts next week, has missed three doping tests within a 12-month period. “We received notification…