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5 hrs ago | 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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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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