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  1. Haqqani Leaders Detained in Gulf, Not in Afghanistan: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Outlook

    Two top leaders of the al-Qaeda- linked Haqqani network, including a brother of the head of the feared terror group which is blamed for a 2008 deadly attack on Indian embassy in Kabul, were detained in Bahrain and not in Afghanistan, according to a media report. Anas Haqqani, the son of the Taliban-affiliated network's founder Jalaluddin Haqqani, and Hafiz Rashid, a military commander, were picked up in Bahrain and later taken to Afghanistan, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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  2. ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army's viewRead the original story

    52 min ago | Asia News Network

    When the army chief speaks, listening can be instructive, especially if the chief is dilating on issues of national security and foreign policy. In more normal times, Gen Raheel Sharif's speech to fresh graduates of the military academy in Kakul would have been a routine affair, but context can be everything.

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  3. Pakistan Court Allows Share Transfer in Oil & Gas Asset SaleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Pakistan 's top court allowed the transfer of shares in a sale of Oil & Gas Development Co. , paving the way for the nation's biggest asset transaction in eight years.

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  4. Hindus in Pakistan Demand Holiday, Aid Package on DiwaliRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newindpress

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's minority Hindu community leaders have asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to accept their demand for a public holiday on Diwali and announce a special aid package for them on the festival. Pakistan Hindu Council Patron-in-Chief Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, also a ruling party legislator, said that grant of a holiday will help reduce the community's sense of deprivation.

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  5. ISLAMABAD: Pakistani actor injured in Bangkok car crashRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Asia News Network

    Pakistani actor Humayun Saeed has been severely injured in a car crash in Bangkok, local media reported. The actor and his crew were in Thailand to explore locations for an upcoming film produced together by Six Sigma Plus and ARY Films.

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  6. Tonight's Homeland ReviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IGN

    Hey guys, remember Lynne Reed? Carrie's informant from early Season 1 who was an American member of some Saudi Prince's harem, and who got killed because of her ties to Carrie? Who Carrie lied to about having CIA protection, when in fact she did not? Yeah, just another casualty left in the wake of Carrie Mathison's one-woman mission... Well, here we are again with Carrie totally lying to one of her assets, though this time she's throwing in a cringe-inducing seduction of the virginal Aayan just to sweeten the pot.

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  7. ISLAMABAD: Reorganising PPP in Punjab may be tough for BilawalRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Pakistan People's Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's upcoming visit to Lahore may yet hold more challenges for the political prodigy. In the midst of efforts to reorganise the party in Punjab after its dismal outing in the previous general election, there are indications that Bilawal may face opposition from within the party's ranks to his efforts to streamline the affairs of the party in the country's largest province.

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  8. 10:49 Tashkent Airport recognized as one of worst in worldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AkiPress

    Tashkent International Airport is recognized as one of the worst in the world, along with four other airports in Pakistan, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia and Nepal, according to the results of a survey of passengers who used the services of these airports, The Independent reports. The poll, carried out by the Guide to Sleeping at Airports website, named Pakistani Benazir Bhutto International Airport the very worst based on comfort, facilities, cleanliness and customer service.

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  9. Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri march into Islamabad's 'Red Zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNA India

    Pakistan opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri tonight marched with thousands of their supporters to enter the heavily fortified 'Red Zone', the capital's diplomatic and political enclave, as minor clashes took place between anti-government protesters and security personnel. "Promise me, if something were to happen to me, you will take revenge from Nawaz Sharif," Khan said while addressing his supporters before starting his march towards the Red Zone that houses important government buildings including the Parliament House, Prime Minister House, President House, the Supreme Court besides embassies of various countries.

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  10. Bilawal Bhutto tries to reclaim legacy of BenazirRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Seven years ago, Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan after a decade in exile to a boisterous welcome from hundreds of thousands of her followers. Over the weekend, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, 26, tried to reclaim the legacy of his mother with a huge rally in the southern port city of Karachi.

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  11. Vietnam's Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat listed among Asia's worst airportsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat, Vietnam's two biggest international airports, were listed among Asia's top ten worst airports by survey site The Guide to Sleeping in Airports. Ranked fifth on the list, Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport was frequently described by the survey's respondents as being hot, chaotic and not especially clean.

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  12. 'Homeland' Season 4, Episode 4 Recap: Iron in the FireRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    Some people stay up all night to get lucky, Carrie Mathison stays up all night to familiarize herself with ISI agents. Redmond catches Carrie in her late-night research and somehow telepathically knows who she's looking for -- the man Quinn spotted in Sandy's bludgeoning video.

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  13. HOMELAND Recap: "Iron in the Fire"Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Collider

    In "Iron in the Fire," Homeland expanded on the conspiracy surrounding Sandy Bachman's death, and brought it all back to Homeland 's central theme of trust. As Carrie builds her team in Islamabad, she also wrestles with the CIA operatives already in place there; though as she quickly discovers, she needs their help, too.

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  14. Homeland: Why We Were Yelling Obscenities At Our TV Screens TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | E! Online

    We thought we were back on board, Homeland , we really did. We thought we had figured out that if we thought of Carrie as more of the anti than the hero, we could stomach to watch Carrie be exactly as bad of a mother and a person as we would expect her to be.

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  15. Show of Awami TehreekRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Pakistan Awami Tehreek staged a show of strength at Minar-e-Pakistan Sunday night. Dressed up in PAT flags, the attendees were dancing to the tune of revolutionary songs.

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  16. Not true to claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Sunday's PAT rally at Minar-e-Pakistan ground was not true to its leaderships' claims of putting up a historic show with one million people. If compared with its December 23, 2012 rally at the same venue, it was a small gathering by all estimates.

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  17. 'Homeland' Season 4, Episode 4: An Intelligence Expert Weighs InRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Now that we're a quarter of the way into the season, " Homeland " has started ramping up the conspiracy and intrigue factors as Carrie Mathison moves forward in her seemingly one-woman battle for truth, justice and the American way. A tipoff from her U.S. Embassy colleague/frenemy, deputy station chief John Redmond reveals Sandy Bachman's death was orchestrated by a local Islamabad hood named Farhad Ghazi, who was outsourced by the ISI.

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  18. ISLAMABAD: Pak-Afghan cooperation needed to fight terrorism, says Afghan ambassadorRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Janan Mosazai here on Sunday said his country would never allow its land to be used against its neighbours. "Instability in one country will also cause instability in the other.

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  19. Historic opportunity to transform Pak-Afghan ties into partnership : October 20, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz paid a one-day visit to Kabul as the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Sunday during. He delivered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's formal invitation to President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai to visit Pakistan.

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  20. Carrie shows she is even worse at being a mother than a CIA agent....Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Carrie shows she is even worse at being a mother than a CIA agent. Another compellingly ridiculous episode of Homeland, by Jim Shelley Taking Homeland and Carrie seriously was difficult enough when the pill-popping, sex-crazed, booze-addled, bi-polar neurotic with a history of sleeping with al-Qaeda terrorists was just a senior agent in the CIA, let alone station chief in Kabul as she is this time round.

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