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Saturday | The Peninsula

Bomb blast kills three in Quetta

QUETTA: A bomb explosion on a busy road in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province yesterday killed three people, including a paramilitary soldier, and wounded at least 16 other people, security officials said. The bomb, planted in a car parked by the side of the road on a crowded crossroads in Quetta city, apparently targeted a paramilitary vehicle passing the area.

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Saturday | The Peninsula

Three Navy officers held for Karachi attack

QUETTA: Pakistan has arrested at least three Navy officers for helping militants to attack a naval yard in Karachi in a strike that left a sailor and three attackers dead, officials said yesterday. Militants tried to storm the facility in the sprawling, violent city of Karachi, Pakistan's only major port, last Saturday, though the authorities only released news of it some days later.

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Saturday | Weekday Magazine

Car Bomb Targets Security Vehicle In Southwestern Pakistan

Police said the attack took place when a vehicle carrying soldiers from the paramilitary Frontier Corps was passing through a bazar in Quetta, the capital of southwestern Baluchistan Province.

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Saturday | Al Jazeera

Car bomb strikes market in Pakistan's Quetta

A car bomb has exploded in a bazaar in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least three people and wounding 24 others, police officials said. Saturday's attack took place when a vehicle carrying security forces was passing through a bazaar near Quetta, the capital of southwestern Baluchistan province, senior police officer Abdur Razzak Cheema said.

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Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

Car bomb kills 3, wounds 24 in southwest Pakistan

A powerful car bomb exploded in a bazar in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least three people and wounding 24 others, police said. Senior police officer Abdur Razzak Cheema said the attack took place when a vehicle carrying security forces was passing through a bazar in Quetta, the capital of southwestern Baluchistan province.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Nation

Newsbrief

Illegal VoIP gateway exchange unearthed: PTA ISLAMABAD : Pakistan Telecommunication Authority , in its ongoing efforts to control grey trafficking, has unearthed another illegal gateway exchange. In a move, a successful operation against the grey operator was carried out along with FIA team in Gulshan-e-Ravi, Lahore.

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The Nation

No flight safety situation occurred between PIA and fighter jets, PAF clarifies

For news details visit : http://nation.com.pk/national/12-Sep-2014/no-flight-safety-situation-occurred-between-pia-and-fighter-jets-paf-clarifies For news details Read on : No flight safety situation occurred between PIA and fighter jets, PAF clarifies QUETTA/ISLAMABAD- Pakistan Airforce has refuted news reports that a Quetta-bound PIA flight travelling from Karachi almost collided with two fighter jets on Friday. Earlier it was reported that Flight PK-368 from Karachi was close to landing at the airport in Quetta when the two fighter jets appeared but the PIA pilot acted quickly and managed to prevent the collision.

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Hindustan Times

Pak arrests 3 navy officials for attack on dockyard

Three Pakistani navy personnel allegedly involved in the Taliban attack on Karachi's naval dockyard over the weekend have been arrested while they were attempting to flee to Afghanistan, officials said on Friday. The arrests were made from the Lak Pass area of Quetta earlier this week when the three were trying to flee to Afghanistan, intensifying the probe to identify the insiders involved in the attack.

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The Nation

Dockyard attack: Navy staffers arrested

Mastung- Three navy staffers allegedly involved in an attack on naval dockyard in Karachi have been arrested from Mastung district. According to security sources, all the three personnel were arrested on a tip-off in Lakh Pass locality as they were moving to Quetta in a vehicle soon after the attack on Naval Dockyard in Karachi on September 06. The sources said that all the three navy staffers wanted to flee to Afghanistan through Quetta.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Times

Militants blow up railway track in Bolan : September 12, 2014,

QUETTA: Unidentified militants on Thursday blew up a railway track in the Bala Nari area of Bolan district. According to the official sources, the militants had planted explosives close, which resulted in blowing up of two-feet track.

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The Nation

Five new polio cases detected in Pakistan

Five more cases of polio have been detected in Khyber Pakhtunkkhwa, FATA and Quetta today. According to the Health Department, the total number of police affected children rose to 143 after five new cases were reported from Khyber Agency North Waziristan, Bannu, Tank and Quetta.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Newkerala.com

Attacks on defence targets reaction to military offensive: Pakistan minister

A recent attack on a Pakistan Navy installation in Karachi was a reaction to the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan tribal region, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif told parliament Wednesday. The security forces launched the major operation against the Pakistani and foreign militants in North Waziristan in June and have killed over 900 militants so far.

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Merinews

Pakistan-Nepal relations: India's worriment -II

Despite the fact that India's Sashatra Seema Bal and Nepal's Armed Police Force keep strict vigil on the 1,751-Km long open border between the countries to check and stop Pakistani supported infiltrations, Pakistan based terrorist groups, including Hizb-ul-Mujahdeen , Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Muhammad were found using Nepali soil to launch terror modules in India with Pakistani backing, particularly from Barhwa-Sunauli and Birgunj-Raxaul border areas. In 2010, Indian authorities apprehended 18 such terrorists coming from Nepal and this was confirmed by the then Indian envoy to Nepal.

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Examiner.com

Tasks ahead for the Baloch triumvirate Dr. Nazar, Hyrbyair, Brahumdagh

There seems to be a lull in Texas-sized Balochistan province in Pakistan -- the Baloch call it occupied territory -- where the vast majority of the Baloch people want independence. But the quiet may rather be the sign of a turbulent storm in making.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Daily World

Pakistan is battlefield for journalistsPakistan is battlefield for...

I strongly condemn the assassination my fellow journalist Irshad Ahmad Mastoi Baloch who was killed in broad daylight at his office Thursday. Pakistan is battlefield for journalists I strongly condemn the assassination my fellow journalist Irshad Ahmad Mastoi Baloch who was killed in broad daylight at his office Thursday.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Nation

Painting competition

Students of different schools and colleges busy in preparation of painting during exhibition organized by Pakistan Army in connection of Defence Day celebration held in Quetta Students of different schools and colleges busy in preparation of painting during exhibition organized by Pakistan Army in connection of Defence Day celebration held in ... (more)

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Hindustan Times

Pakistan Parliament backs Sharif as crisis deepens

A political stalemate continued in Pakistan on Tuesday, a day after the army chief asked prime minister Nawaz Sharif to resign, as all the major political parties rallied around him.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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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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