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Local news for Quetta, Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | IRIN

Hundreds of migrant children behind bars in Indonesia

JAKARTA/MAKASSAR, 17 April 2014 - Saleem Ali* was just 13 when his mother decided that paying strangers to smuggle him through several countries in the hope of reaching Australia was safer than keeping him with her and his sisters in Quetta, southwestern Pakistan.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WABC-AM New York

'Double Dealing': How Pakistan Fueled War in Afghanistan

What if the United States has been waging the wrong war against the wrong enemy for the last 13 years in Afghanistan? Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Carlotta Gall, who's spent more than a decade covering Afghanistan since 2001, concludes just that in her new book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 .

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Pervez Musharraf

A Welsh Born Icon

the "insurgency narrative"

I think Mike Martin's An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict will be a significant book if the powers that be let us read it.

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The Nation

Zehri says India helps the separatist movement in Balochistan

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/14-Apr-2014/zehri-says-india-helps-the-separatist-movement-in-balochistan For news details Read on : Zehri says India helps the separatist movement in Balochistan Quetta- Senior Minister and President of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz in Balochistan, Sardar Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that ... (more)

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Nation

Gunmen kill two Afghan Hazaras in Quetta

Gunmen shot dead two Shias who had emigrated from neighbouring Afghanistan almost a decade ago to escape violence there, police said Sunday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Outlook

Pak Rejects Baloch Group's Claims on Islamabad Blast

Pakistan has dismissed as "ridiculous" claims by a banned Baloch separatist outfit of carrying out the deadly blast in a fruit market here that killed at least 24 people.

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USA Today

24/7 Wall St.: Countries that hate America most

Four of five residents of a part of the Middle East disapproved of American leadership, by far the worst perception of the U.S. globally.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Pakistan, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak

Daily Kos

Breakfast Club: 4-10-14

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We're a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when the caffeine kicks in.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Terrorism, Asia, Train Disaster

Wed Apr 09, 2014

AlertNet

Pakistan prime minister's office and high court order action in...

In this 2011 file photo the shadow a woman is seen on a mud wall in Quetta, Pakistan.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Nation

17 dead as militants bomb Jaffar Express

QUETTA/LAHORE - At least 17 people were killed and 46 others injured in a bomb attack on Rawalpindi-bound Jaffar Express at Sibi Railway Station on Tuesday.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Bomb hits train in southwest Pakistan, killing 13

Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks after a spike in rail deaths last year.

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The Nation

12 killed, 35 injured as another train comes under attack in Balochistan

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/08-Apr-2014/12-killed-35-injured-as-another-train-comes-under-attack-in-balochistan For news details Read on : 12 killed, 35 injured as another train comes under attack in Balochistan Sibi- At least 12 passengers including women and children were killed and over 35 seriously wounded as a ... (more)

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Reuters

Twelve killed in bomb blast on Pakistani train

At least 12 passengers were killed and more than 30 wounded on Tuesday when militants bombed a train in Pakistan's Baluchistan province, hospital sources and officials said.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Peninsula

Pakistan court orders Musharraf to appear in murder cas...

QUETTA: A Pakistani court hearing the murder case of a slain Baluch nationalist leader on Monday ordered embattled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to appear in person on April 21 or face arrest.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Indian Express

No terrorists here

The American diplomats in Islamabad were sending a lot of dastardly information back home.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Pervez Musharraf, Afghanistan, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Nation

Presence of abducted Iranian guards on its soil denied: FC

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/05-Apr-2014/presence-of-abducted-iranian-guards-on-its-soil-fc For news details Read on : Presence of abducted Iranian guards on its soil denied: FC QUETTA- A spokesman for Frontier Corps Balochistan has said kidnapped Iranian border guards were not present on Pakistani soil.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Taliban's Shadow InvasionBy Jacob Siegel

On March 1, the Islamabad government cut a deal with the Taliban. And since then, all hell has been breaking loose in neighboring Afghanistan.

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The Nation

Balochistan education in dismal state

Balochistan is the largest province in Pakistan, occupying almost 43 per cent of the country's land area.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

World Press Freedom Review

New attack on Pakistan Express News

Pakistani journalists chant slogans during a protest against bomb blasts in Quetta and condemn killings of members of the media, outside the press club in Karachi January 11, 2013.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Nation

Target killing claims three lives in Quetta

Unidentified assailants shot dead three people and injured two women in Quetta's Satellite Town on Wednesday, officials said.

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