Monitoring Desk HERAT: Residents of the western province of Herat say they are increasingly worried by the outbreak of the coronavirus, which is affecting businesses in the province along with threatening the health of individuals. Three positive cases of the virus have been reported by officials in Herat, and one out of the three infected…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In a rare move, Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) leaders Mohsin Dawar and Ali Wazir were on Monday flown by an Afghan National Army helicopter from Pak-Afgan border crossing to Kabul to attend the oath-taking ceremony of President Ashraf Ghani, giving more credence to the reports of a ‘nexus’ between the group, which…

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F.P. Report TAKHTBHAI: A woman, her son and daughter were killed and two other children sustained injuries when a roof of a house collapsed due to recent rains in PirSadu Banda in Takhatbahi on Friday. Rescue 1122 said that sixty year Zargula, her daughter Ayesha and son Aslam Khan died at spot due to injuries…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Tuesday expressed “serious concern” after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani tweeted regarding the arrest of activist Manzoor Pashteen, describing Ghani’s statement as ‘interference’ in Pakistan’s internal affairs. The foreign office, in a press release, also dismissed the tweets as “unwarranted”. “We believe that such statements are not helpful…

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MELBOURNE (Agencies): Rafael Nadal, the world number one in men’s singles, eliminated Bolivian player Hugo Dellien in men’s singles first round on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Spanish star defeated Dellien with the sets of 6-2, 6-3 and 6-0 to advance to the second round. Moreover, the world No.5, Austria’s Dominic Thiem, beat Adrian Mannarino from France…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells arrived in Pakistan on Sunday for a four-day official visit. Sources said that during her visit, Alice Wells will hold meetings with civil and military leadership to discuss several issues, including bilateral ties, progress on Afghan peace process, Iran-US tension…

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F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Underscoring the need for dialogues and de-escalation in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan remains committed to its core objective of promoting peace and stability in the region. Taking to the social networking website, twitter, FM Qureshi said that he had visited Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman,…

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Shafi Ullah MINGORA: At least four persons died and two others injured when roof a house suddenly caved in at Mingora Swat district on Friday. The Spokesman of Relief and Settlement Department told media on Friday that total six persons were trapped under the debris against whom four were found dead and two others sustained…

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