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“ Its documented now 3 dead separatists not missing Persons“ Mama Qadeer Baloch

on November 25, 2018 Bolan   Times  (  PARIS  ): A ‘Hero and Legend of Baloch Nation’ Mama Qadeer Baloch said Saturday that this is verified and  documented that none of attackers name  was registers d in the missing person list. Talking with Bolan Times yesterday night on telephone ‘Baloch Legend’ said “  We met with Saleem Kosa , Home Minister of Balochistan and other officials we produced all old lists and details of Baloch Missing Persons, none of the attackers name was registered as a missing person.“ “ This was really shocking that how the German Media DW ‘ Deutche Welle Urdu Service without any verification  only on the basis of a  sham claim of a Shahid Aziz , a Retired Army General of Pakistan , published that all three dead separatists name were in missing person list .“ “ Our struggle for the recovery of Baloch missing person had always been peaceful, we not only marched more then 3000  KM went to Islamabad but we are sitting on strike, with our females and children on 

Looming water crisis biggest risk for Pakistan economy: WEF survey

Amin Ahmed Updated November 25, 2018 Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources has warned that the country may run dry by 2025. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s ease-of-doing business is likely to be affected in the coming decade as the $300 billion economy struggles to mitigate imminent risks, according to a report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report titled ‘Regional Risks for Doing Business’ has listed water crisis, unmanageable inflation, terrorist attacks, failure of urban planning and critical infrastructure as immediate risks faced by the country with 220 million inhabitants. The risks were identified after the WEF carried out an ‘Executive Opinion Survey’ between January and June. The findings were tabulated after receiving responses to survey’s risk-related questions for the South Asian region – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The report highlights 10 major risks to doing business in South Asia including failure of national governance, unm

Chinese Consulate Attack: Is alarm bells ringing against CPEC project in Pakistan?

Shankar Kumar New Delhi  | Updated : 25 November 2018, 06:38 AM Pakistan has received assurance from China of getting $6 billion loan: Reports Killing of seven people in a daring terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate is the first of its type in  Pakistan  in recent past. Since the mid-1990s, however, this is the fourth attack on diplomatic missions in Pakistan. The last attack was on the Danish Embassy in 2008. In the killing field of Pakistan, such incidents show that even diplomatic missions are not safe from attack by terrorists in the country. However, in the case of attack on the Chinese consulate, the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), a banned militant organisation with its bases in Pakistan and  Afghanistan , has claimed responsibility for the act. ALSO READ |  India must understand no terrorism sustains without the local support The militant group, fighting against the Pakistani Government for its discriminatory attitude and exploitation of Balochistan’s natural re

Baloch separatist leader Harbiyar Marri among 13 booked for Chinese consulate attack

Imtiaz Ali Updated November 24, 2018 A BDS official checks a bag belonging to an attacker outside the Chinese consulate in Karachi on Friday. —AFP As the investigation into  Friday’s attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi made headway on Saturday, police officials suspected Harbiyar Marri, the exiled leader of the banned Balochistan Liberation (BLA), of being the mastermind of the deadly assault that left two policemen and as many civilians dead. Police officials say the attack, carried out with the assistance of Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), was an attempt to strike against the growing diplomatic and economic relations between China and Pakistan. In a case registered by the Sindh police’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) against Marri and 12 of his aides, including BLA commander Aslam 'Acchu' alias Miraq Baloch, investigators said their initial findings had shown that the attack was "a failed and shameful attempt to harm the Paki

Balochistan: Black hole of enforced disappearance

Sunday, 25 November 2018 | Asghar Ali Soon after the attack on the Chinese Consulate, its Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang claimed that Beijing would not hesitate in pursuing CPEC project and ‘Pakistan will ensure safety’. The hint is clear: Pakistan must ensure the Bloch people keep on disappearing The November 23 attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi by Baloch separatists has brought to the global limelight the Baloch movement against the persecution by federal Pakistani authorities who have been depriving the region of its share of the province’s wealth and natural resources. Taking responsibility for the assault, the Balochistan Liberation Army has claimed it will continue fighting against the “Chinese occupation” spread through the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The group had, on August 15, warned Chinese authorities against “exploitation of Balochistan’s mineral wealth and occupation of Baloch territory.” However, what surprises the global media is the i

Chinese think tank mentions threats to CPEC

Our Correspondent November 25, 2018 ISLAMABAD: A Chinese think tank has warned of rising threats to the Pakistan-China relations with regard to China Pakistan Economic Corridor. The Knowfar Institute for Strategic and Defence Studies has issued a report on the security issues around Pakistan. The report said that 300 Uighurs have joined Daesh who are active in Iraq, Syria, Thailand, Myanmar and Turkey. Separately, the Chinese authorities have nabbed more than 300 Uighurs and are investigating about them. * The report published this year has indicated that Khost province of Afghanistan that is near Pakistan's Wana and Miranshah areas is the centre of anti-Pakistan forces. It is the area where major attacks in Pakistan are planned. ▶The report said that the CPEC is facing threats from three different forces i.e. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, anti-government elements and Balochistan Liberation Army. The report also mentioned Indian concerns and propaganda against the CPEC. https:

Beijing has oversold benefits of US$62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, expert says

Massive publicity of the scheme has fooled the public and media into thinking project is a success, but negative impact ‘has been ignored’, international relations expert Yang Shu saysEconomic benefit of gas pipelines from Gwadar to Xinjiang negated by cost of development Laura Zhou UPDATED : Saturday, 24 Nov 2018, 11:07PM The economic and energy security benefits of a Beijing-funded investment scheme in Pakistan have been overestimated, and China’s lack of transparency about the scheme has raised tensions with India, a leading geopolitical scholar in China warned. The US$62 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is designed to connect China’s far west region of Xinjiang with Gwadar Port in Pakistan via a network of motorways, railways, oil pipelines and trading hubs. Expected to be finished by 2030 it would provide China with an important trading route to the Middle East and Africa. China promises more economic aid for Pakistan, but won’t yet commit to specific pledges

Crimes of Pakistan would eventually shake the conscious of entire world

Crimes of Pakistan would eventually shake the conscious of entire world . Allah Nizar Baloch Sangar News Pro-independence Baloch leader Dr Allah Nizar in his statement says that Baloch national movement is headed towards its destination. Pakistan will run out of its disgraceful tactics to counter our struggle but they cannot defeat our resolve. He added, “Baloch nation has rendered historical sacrifices for the liberation of Balochistan, and their sacrifices will continue.” The veteran leader remarked on the failure of Pakistani policies in Balochistan, “Pakistan’s failed strategy can be observed by its ever changing narrative. For last eighteen years, from war crimes to the drama of surrenders, until now Pakistan has hatched so many schemes to quell the Baloch movement but to no avail as it has failed to neither boosting the morale of its armed forces, nor it has succeeded to suppress the Baloch nation to back off from its demand for a free Balochistan.” Dr Allah Nizar Baloch sai