US air strike in Afghanistan kills senior Qaeda leader: Pantagon

A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan on March 19 killed the senior Al-Qaeda military commander Qari Yasin, who has been linked to numerous attacks in Pakistan, the US military confirmed on Saturday. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in a statement, “The death of Qari Yasin is evidence that terrorists who defame Islam and deliberately target innocent people will not escape justice".

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Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal: (Expert on World Affairs)

Fencing on Pak-Afghan border has been started and Bajaur and Mohmand agencies being high threat zones are first priority in this regard: COAS

Talking to troops at Suran and Kalaya during his visit to Pak-Afghan border areas in Mohmand and Orakzai Agency on Saturday The Army Chief said additional technical surveillance means are also being deployed along the border besides regular air surveillance. He said a better managed, secured and peaceful border is in mutual interest of Pakistan and Afghanistan, which have rendered phenomenal sacrifices in war against terrorism.

OIC delegation to visit Pakistan, AJK tomorrow

A high-ranking delegation of the OIC Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) will visit Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir from Monday to Wednesday. According to Foreign Office, the 8-member delegation will be led its Chairperson of the Commission Med. S. Kaggwa. The delegation will hold meetings with Prime Minister Adviser on Foreign Affairs and Minister for Kashmir Affairs. It will visit Azad Kashmir to have further understanding of Jammu and Kashmir dispute and will also visit refugee camps.

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Syed Yousaf Naseem:  (Hurriyat Leader)

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