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Attacks and interference heighten humanitarian risks

UNITED NATIONS – Mounting attacks in war zones from Afghanistan to Sudan have made aid work one of the most dangerous jobs around, according to specialists who are calling for governments and guerrillas to stay out of the humanitarian zone. Aid worker deaths have tripled over the past decade to reach 100 per year on average, according to a new study prepared for the UN humanitarian agency. There have been about 40 kidnappings in each of the past four years.
Since 2005 there have

Nisar slams European ‘interference’ in internal affairs

ISLAMABAD – Condemning European Parliament’s demand for pardoning Aasia Bibi, Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that it was an interference in the country’s internal affairs.
Nisar said instead of poking nose into Pakistan’s internal matters, the West should take up the issues like blasphemy, desecration of the Holy Quran, abolishing of mosque minarets and banning of veil.
He said western countries were making such interferences due to the rulers’

UoP wants end to political interference in its affairs

PESHAWAR – The administration of Peshawar University has requested the government to stop political intervention at Azakhel Botanical Garden by a specific lobby who want to disturb the academic and recreation environment at the garden.
Through a press release on Wednesday, the administration informed the reporters that the university has started exclusive BS degree program in which hundreds of students were enrolled and more than ten PhD students were doing their research at the

Karzai government accused of political interference in vote

KABUL: Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s government came under withering attack Friday, accused of trying to manipulate parliamentary election results by the political opposition and a senior vote official.
The accusations threaten to ignite nationwide anger over the second Afghan parliamentary election since the 2001 US-led invasion evicted the Taliban and to drag Karzai’s administration into further controversy linked to corruption.
They come after attorney general Mohammad

‘Political interference in education must be done away with’

Former federal minister and Beaconhouse National University Vice Chancellor Sartaj Aziz has stressed the need to stop negative political interference in the affairs of public sector education.
Addressing as the chief guest at inaugural session of a three-day international conference on “Education in Pakistan: issues, challenges and reforms” held at the Law College Auditorium in the New Campus here on Thursday, he said interference in administrative matters,