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  1. Ties with India foundational, reassures Afghan President Ashraf GhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | DNA India

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday reassured India that Afghanistan's relationship with it was "foundational" in nature and his government will continue to have close partnership with New Delhi. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday reassured India that Afghanistan's relationship with it was "foundational" in nature and his government will continue to have close partnership with New Delhi.

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  2. 'Strong link between US drone strikes and rise of suicide terrorism in Pakistan'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    According to official figures the US has attempted to kill 41 militant commanders, and each attempt resulted in the deaths of more than 30 civilians, Dr. Khuram Iqbal, Assistant Professor at the National Defense University, told RT. It has emerged that US President Barack Obama tightened the rules over the US drone program to cut down the risk of civilian casualties in 2013.

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  3. Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud dared to discuss a neglected region...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Civil society activists in Islamabad, Pakistan, protest the killing of rights campaigner Sabeen Mahmud by gunmen in Karachi over the weekend. She was killed after she hosted a seminar on abuses in the restive Baluchistan province.

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  4. Imran defends CM Khattak on his visit to PeshawarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Peshawar: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan today visited Lady Reading Hospital, to inquire health of cyclone victims and oversee medical facilities for them. Imran Khan reached the hospital without protocol, accompanied by his wife Reham Khan and party leaders.

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  5. Why calling CPEC "China-Punjab Economic Corridor" is a mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Amar Jajja presents his arguments against an earlier blogpost, which alleges that the province of Punjab will benefit the most from the CPEC. Nothing be it a catchy summer lawn or an expensive winter costume remains perpetually in fashion except anti-Punjab slur: incessantly trendy.

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  6. Ties With India Foundational, Reassures Afghan PrezRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Outlook

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani today reassured India that Afghanistan's relationship with it was "foundational" in nature and his government will continue to have close partnership with New Delhi. There was some uneasiness in India over Ghani's Pakistan policy as he appeared to have taken a pro-Islamabad approach after becoming President of the war-ravaged country last September.

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  7. Modi-Ghani Meet: India Pledges Support in Defence, Other AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Outlook

    India today offered assistance to war-ravaged Afghanistan in diverse sectors including defence as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani held extensive talks during which both leaders stressed the need for concrete action to dismantle terror networks. According to sources, Indian side told the Afghan delegation that Afghanistan should "let their defence requirements be known" to India.

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  8. "Homeland" heading to Germany for season 5Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS News

    The network said the series will shoot at Studio Babelsberg in Berlin beginning in early June, becoming the first American television series to shoot a full season entirely in Germany. It was previously announced that "Homeland" will pick up two years after the events of season 4 , which focused on Carrie Mathison's ill-fated tenure as station chief in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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  9. Pakistan hangs 100th convict, Amnesty slams 'shameful milestone'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Pakistan on Tuesday carried out its 100th execution since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December, in what rights group Amnesty International described as a "shameful milestone". Hangings resumed after the country's bloodiest-ever militant attack, in which the Taliban gunned down 154 people -- mostly children -- at a school in the northwest.

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  10. What the United States Owes Warren WeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Hours after President Barack Obama announced last week that a kidnapped American aid worker had been accidentally killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan, the widow of Warren Weinstein issued a moving statement declaring that the kidnappers bore "ultimate responsibility" for his death. "The cowardly actions of those who took Warren captive and ultimately to the place and time of his death are not in keeping with Islam," Elaine Weinstein said .

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  11. Reception held to celebrate Netherlands king's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Marcel de Vink hosted a festive reception to celebrate birthday of King Willem-Alexander here at a local hotel on Monday. The reception was attended by a large number of diplomats, business people and elites of the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

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  12. Nature's fury rages onRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD/LAHORE - The death toll caused by heavy rain and thunderstorm, also dubbed as 'mini-cyclone', in Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera rose to 45 as four more people expired at Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar on Monday, with the Pakistan Meteorological Department forecasting more rains on Tuesday and in the days ahead. Dozens were still under treatment at different hospitals of the province.

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  13. Afghan President Calls for Greater Regional Cooperation to Fight TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Voice of America

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, foreground, and Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani walk for a meeting in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. On a visit to India, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called for greater regional cooperation to fight terror.

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  14. Afghan refugee in Greece: 'We're living in a cage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Deutsche Welle

    Every year, tens of thousands of refugees from Afghanistan come to Europe illegally. But very few of them manage to start a new life in the continent.

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  15. Xi's visit: How it would look five, 10 or 15 years from nowRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The two-day visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Islamabad on April 20 and 21 excited a great deal of comment by politicians and analysts in Pakistan. It also received a fair amount of attention in the Western press.

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  16. Rooting out Nursery of Extremism. By Suneel Nasir MaliRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Four and a half months have passed since the heart-rendering Peshawar tragedy named as the 'Pakistan's 9/11' took place on December 16, 2014, where terrorists attacked the Army Public School, leaving 141 people dead including; 132 students and 9 school staff. This horrible incident jolted the whole world, and this unimaginable tragedy was mourned, and special prayer services were held all over the world, even in India, where the students sporting black bands observed a two-minute silence to express solidarity with Pakistan following an appeal from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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  17. Baloch activists in London concerned over Chinese planRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    London: April 28, 2015. Baloch Diaspora activists in London and elswhere in the West, like their compatriots in Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan and the Gulf countries are incensed by what they call Sino-Punjab schemes to build a naval base in Gwadar and change the historic political identity of France-sized Balochistan by ethnic flooding.

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  18. Imran visits cyclone-hit victims : April 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    "We believe in practical work rather than verbal pledges and photo sessions," this was stated by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan while talking to media person during his visit to Lady Ready Hospital here on Tuesday. The PTI chief inquired about the health of cyclone victims and oversaw medical facilities for them at LRH.

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  19. Islamabad among world's leading executioners: AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    Pakistan today carried out its 100th execution since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty last December, in what rights group Amnesty International described as a "shameful milestone". Hangings resumed after the Tehreek-i-Taliban's brutal attack on Peshawar's Army Public School in December 2014, in which 154 people were killed a' most of them children.

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  20. Pakistan guard kills himself at US ConsulateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    Police say a Pakistani private guard has shot and killed himself in front of the U.S. Consulate in the eastern city of Lahore. Senior police officer Safdar Raza Kazmi said the guard shot himself with his own gun during business hours Tuesday at the consulate.

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