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2 hrs ago | The Nation

Airport manager held responsible

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/lahore/28-Aug-2014/airport-manager-held-responsible For news details Read on : Airport manager held responsible LAHORE- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Aviation, Shujaat Azeem said that investigation report into the Karachi airport tragedy has been completed wherein the airport manager and ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Daily Times

All set for PIA pre-Hajj flight : August 28, 2014,

KARACHI: PIA Pre- Hajj 2014's maiden flight, PK 2001 will take off from Jinnah International Airport for Jeddah at 07:00am today carrying more than 300 intending pilgrims.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Nation

KSE index slides 1.5pc as political crisis deepens

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/business/27-Aug-2014/kse-index-slides-1-5pc-as-political-crisis-deepens For news details Read on : KSE index slides 1.5pc as political crisis deepens Karachi- Karachi stock prices slid by over 1.5 percent today, amid across-the-board selling as investors are concerned over ongoing political crisis.

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The Jewish Journal

Ruth and Judea Pearl on James Foley, Daniel Pearl and the pragmatic fight against evil

From left: Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent who in 2002 was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan, and killed by a member of al-Qaida; and James Foley, a freelance reporter who in 2012 was kidnapped in Syria and was killed this month by a member of ISIS.

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Daily Times

London police arrest man over Imran Farooq murder : August 28, 2014,

LONDON: London police said on Wednesday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of senior Pakistani politician Imran Farooq who was stabbed to death in the British capital in 2010.

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Daily Times

Health officials urged to act against Congo-virus

KARACHI: Karachi Administrator Rauf Akhtar Farooqui on Wednesday directed health officials to immediately start taking precautionary measures for saving the citizens from Congo-virus fever owing to the arrival of sacrificial animals in the city.

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Switched

Family Of Woman ISIS Wants To Trade For American Hostage Denounces Violence

Supporters of US-detained Pakistani woman Aafia Siddiqui carry flags and placards with her portrait during an anti-US demonstration in Karachi on March 28, 2010.

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Daily Times

China signs MoU for mass transit train in Karachi : August 27, 2014,

BEIJING Former president Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto attended the Sindh business conference in Beijing in which prominent investment companies and groups also participated.

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Daily Times

Dar, Sun discuss upcoming visit of Chinese president : August 27, 2014,

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong called on Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Ishaq Dar here on Wednesday and discussed economic cooperation between the two countries and the forthcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pakistan.

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The Nation

Karachi Airport: Heavy security causes flight delays

Karachi- Domestic and international flights were delayed due to the unusual security measures at Jinnah Terminal of Karachi today.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

Campaign 2008WARY of Protests, Democrats Pay for a Jail

He was forced to live like a blind man in a dark dungeon for eight months, so completely denied daylight that he could not know if it was day or night, after Pakistan's Military Intelligence secretly abducted him on suspicion of promoting U.S. interests.

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The Telegraph

Security umbrella takes shape

Aug. 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate a joint command of apex security agencies at a facility in Gurgaon shortly before marking the sixth year of the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.

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Daily Times

Karachi Youth Support Network launched : August 27, 2014,

KARACHI: Karachi generates many opportunities and events for the youth but lack of systematic communication and timely information kill the chances of availing benefits from positive happenings around them.

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Daily Times

200 underprivileged students get US scholarships : August 27, 2014,

KARACHI: US Consul General Brian Heath has welcomed 200 students, both boys and girls from underprivileged areas of Karachi will participate in the US State Department's English Access Microscholarship Program - implemented by Evolution.

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Foreign Policy

Militancy in Pakistan

As Pakistan fights against suspected Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan militants in the tribal areas, the focus of the country is on the frontline in North Waziristan.

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Fox News

ISIS reportedly demands $6.6M for release of 26-year-old American woman

Islamic State militants are reportedly demanding $6.6 million and the release of a U.S. prisoner before they will free a third American hostage held by the group, an unidentified 26-year-old woman.

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Daily Times

PPO violates basic rights of citizens: speakers : August 26, 2014,

KARACHI: Speakers at a seminar criticised Protection of Pakistan Ordinance 2014 , aiming at to provide legal authorities to the Law Enforcement Agencies and to bring out country from terrorism and militancy.

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Anchorage Daily News

Fishermen Cross an Imperceptible Line Into Enemy Waters

KARACHI, Pakistan -- Fishermen bustled through a ramshackle harbor, a knot of narrow streets and one-room houses on the edge of Karachi, as they prepared to set out to sea for the summer fishing season.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Times

Home secy directed to constitute JIT to probe illegal detention : August 26, 2014,

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday directed home secretary to constitute a joint investigation team to probe the alleged illegal detention of a man by law enforcers.

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Daily Times

Zardari in - last-ditch' effort to end impasse, save democracy : August 26, 2014,

According to sources, Imran Khan and Asif Zardari exchanged views on possible ways to end the impasse.

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