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Turning back Pak delegation plane raises questions

Beijing News 11 Apr 2021
The plane returned to Islamabad within minutes, soon after it took off, and the Pakistani Speaker secretariat shared news about "not allowing plane landing at Hamid Karzai International Airport by the Afghan government on security grounds," reported Afghanistan Times.
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Fate of Saarc summit hangs in balance

Dawn 10 Apr 2021
He downplayed the controversy over denial of landing permission at Kabul airport to a parliamentary delegation plane from Pakistan, led by National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar, and claimed that the visit of the parliamentary delegation to Afghanistan was postponed as the airport was closed due to security threat.
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Stalled at first jab: Vaccine shortages hit poor countries

Yahoo Daily News 10 Apr 2021
7, 2021, file photo, boxes of the first shipment of 500,000 doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine made by Serum Institute of India, donated by the Indian government, await distribution at the customs area of the Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Explosives found near Kabul airport, plane with Pak speaker turned away

Hindustan Times 09 Apr 2021
The plane was about to descend when the control tower informed of the closure of the airport. Riaz Arian, the commander of Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIR), told Afghanistan's Tolo News that Qaisar’s flight was diverted because of the relocation of unexploded explosives from under a building near the airport.
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Pakistani MPs’ plane not allowed to land at Kabul over threat

Dawn 09 Apr 2021
A parliamentary delegation headed by National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser which had departed for Afghanistan on a three-day official visit on Thursday morning returned home within minutes after the Afghan authorities did not allow landing of their plane at Kabul airport due to “security reasons”.
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NA speaker’s aircraft denied permission to land at Kabul Airport

The News International 09 Apr 2021
The National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser’s visit to Kabul was postponed abruptly after the plane aboard Pakistan delegation was denied landing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport at the last moment on Thursday ... He said the plane was about to descend when the control tower informed of the closure of the airport.
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Plane carrying Pakistan Speaker, lawmakers turned back after explosives recovered near Kabul airport

The Economic Times 09 Apr 2021
Riaz Arian, the commander of Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIR), told Afghanistan's Tolo News that Qaisar's flight was diverted because of the relocation of unexploded explosives from under a building near the airport ... .
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Visit of Speaker NA to Afghanistan postponed due to security reasons

Urdu Point 08 Apr 2021
The visit of Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to Afghanistan was postponed Thursday due to the closure of the Kabul airport at the last moment, citing security reasons, the media wing of the Parliament House announced ... postponed as airport was closed due to security threat."
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Plane carrying Pakistan’s parliamentary delegation denied landing in Kabul

Urdu Point 08 Apr 2021
Earlier, the Parliament House’ media wing had announced that the visit of Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser to Afghanistan was postponed due to the closure of the Kabul Airport at the last moment and cited security reasons ... However, Mohammad Sadiq, Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan had tweeted.
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Pakistani officials return after Kabul airport threats

Anadolu Agency 08 Apr 2021
A Pakistani parliamentary delegation's visit to Afghanistan was postponed just minutes before the plane carrying them was about to land at the Kabul airport on Thursday owing to security threats ... The plane was about to descent when the control tower informed about the airport closure.
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Visit of Pakistan's National Assembly speaker to Afghanistan postponed

Sina 08 Apr 2021
ISLAMABAD, April 8 (Xinhua) -- The visit of the Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly Asad Qaiser to Afghanistan was postponed due to security threat, Special Representative of Pakistan for Afghanistan Mohammad Sadiq said on Thursday.
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Germany: Protesters block Berlin airport terminal in anti-deportation demo

Ruptly 08 Apr 2021
... gathered outside Berlin's BER airport terminal 5 on Wednesday, to demonstrate against the deportation of asylum seekers back to Afghanistan.
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15 Govt Workers Suspended Amid Anti-Corruption Probe

Tolo News 07 Apr 2021
The commission said it has received nearly 5,200 asset forms and has completed the assessment of 1,365 forms ... The anti-corruption chief said that the organization is also assessing reports about the transfer of gold and money from ports and airports of Afghanistan and the outcome will be shared soon. .
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Iran Indicts 10 People Over Downed Ukrainian Plane - Prosecutor

Urdu Point 06 Apr 2021
On January 8, 2020, a Boeing 737 operated by Ukraine International Airlines crashed soon after departing from an airport in Tehran. The plane carried 176 passengers � citizens of Iran, Canada, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Germany, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. There were no survivors ... ....
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