Tag: Critical

Afghanistan track-II talks enter critical phase

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and all other stakeholders involved in track-II dialogue on Afghanistan will hold their crucial meeting in Abu Dhabi next month and with that meeting, the 'Abu Dhabi Peace Process' will enter into the crucial stage to end militancy and bring peace to the war-shattered neighbouring country Pakistan.
A source told Pakistan Today on Sunday that chief of Afghan High Peace Council Burhanuddin Rabbani has agreed to attend the crucial moot while PPP-Sherpao

Only critical patients please!

LAHORE - Indoor patients who were discharged from various hospitals after the doctors' strike are still vying for re-admission, as doctors are not attending to patients in the outdoor patient departments (OPD), while only severely critical patients are being admitted to emergency wards, Pakistan Today has learnt.
A large number of patients admitted to all major hospitals were asked to go back home owing to the strike by doctors who suspended even the indoor facilities. However,

Relieved South Africa critical of silence on Mandela’s health

JOHANNESBURG - After heaving a sigh of relief at the news that Nelson Mandela had been discharged from hospital, South Africans turned to asking Saturday why there had been a two-day shroud of silence on his health. Mandela was discharged from Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Friday, ending almost 48 hours of anxiety that began Wednesday afternoon when his foundation said the 92-year-old anti-apartheid hero was in hospital for "routine tests".
When the government finally broke

WikiLeaks – Saudi ‘critical’ finance base for Qaeda and Taliban

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is the key source of funding for radical Islamist groups including Al Qaeda, the Taliban, Hamas and Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, according to a US diplomatic cable leaked by WikiLeaks on Sunday.
"Donors in Saudi Arabia constitute the most significant source of funding to Sunni terrorist groups worldwide," said the document, an assessment from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dated December 30, 2009. "Saudi Arabia remains a critical financial support base for Al