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21 hrs ago | The Age

Book extract: Confessions of a People-Smuggler, Dawood Amiri

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.

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Yesterday | Al Jazeera

Gunmen target minority sect in Pakistan

At least six people from the Zikri community shot dead at a shrine in Awaran district in the south of the country.

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Yesterday | Asia News Network

ISLAMABAD: Polio vaccination funds left hanging

As if the job wasn't difficult enough, Pakistan's polio vaccination efforts are now suffering due to a shortage of funds.

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Yesterday | Trend

Leader of Iran's Baluchi rebels killed in Pakistan

Abdul Rauf Rigi leader of rebel Baluchi group Jaish al-Nasr whose brother Abdolmalek was hanged by the Islamic Republic was killed in Pakistan as a result of armed Baluch groups' internal conflict.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Nation

Two journalists among three shot dead in Quetta

A gunman opened fire on the offices of a domestic private news agency in Quetta on Thursday, killing three people including two journalists, officials said.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Three shot dead at Pakistan's Online International News Network

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of two journalists and a network employee in Pakistan today, and calls on authorities to investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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The Daily Star

Gunman kill journalists in SW Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan: Gunman opened fire on the offices of a domestic private news agency in southwest Pakistan Thursday, killing three people including two journalists, officials said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Times

Shutter-down strike marks Akbar Bugti's death anniversary : August 27, 2014,

QUETTA: A complete shutter-down and wheel-jam strike was observed in Balochistan to mark the death anniversary of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, on Tuesday.

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The Long War Journal

Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

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The Nation

Mastung: Blast destroys Sheikh Taqi's shrine

Quetta- Two persons, including a woman were injured today when militants blew up the shrine of a Sufi saint in Balochistan's Mastung district, police said.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Outlook

Pakistan: Bomb Attack at Balochistan Hotel Kills One

At least one person was killed and 15 others were injured when a hand grenade was thrown at a restaurant in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province in the southwest, police said today.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Times

Achakzai vows to protect democracy : August 25, 2014,

QUETTA: Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party chief Mehmood Khan Achakzai on Sunday said that his party would launch countrywide processions to protect the democratic system.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Nation

Imran asks PM to resign for 30 days

It seems that Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan considers withdrawal from the demand of resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif his political defeat, as he came up with a fresh demand on Saturday asking that the PM should resign for a month and during this period the inquiry into alleged poll rigging by a judicial commission is ... (more)

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Daily Times

Behavioural issues give rise to social instability' : August 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: One of the leading factors that can result in social instability in Pakistan is the lack of proper information on behavioural issues in youth.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Times

Soldier killed in Balochistan : August 23, 2014,

QUETTA: Terrorists intruded into Pakistan from Afghanistan on Friday and killed an FC soldier during a gun battle in Qila Saifullah district of Balochistan.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Times

Teacher killed : August 22, 2014,

QUETTA: An unidentified assailant on Thursday shot dead a schoolteacher in Mastung district, about 45-kilometer southeast of Quetta.

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The Long War Journal

US adds Taliban hawala, owner, and commander to terrorist list

The US Treasury Department has added a Taliban hawala, or money exchange, that is based in Pakistan, its owner, and a Taliban commander to the US list of global terrorists and entities.

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Daily Times

Lawyers held countrywide strike in support of democracy : August 21, 2014,

ISLAMABAD The legal fraternity of the country on Thursday observed complete strike, protests and sit-ins throughout Pakistan to express their solidarity with the democratic political system in the country.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

I4U Future Technology News

Flight 370 Theft: Couple Arrested For Stealing $30,000 From Victims' Bank Accounts

In a bizarre twist to the unsolved Flight 370 tragedy, Malaysian authorities arrested a couple last week for stealing nearly $30,000 from the bank accounts of four victims.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Long War Journal

Quetta airbase attacks carried out by Pakistani Taliban, IMU

A spokesman for the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's branch in the tribal agency of Mohmand has claimed that the group executed the recent suicide assaults on two Pakistani airbases in Quetta in conjunction with the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.

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