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  1. Pakistan: Gunmen kill man from targeted minority sectRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Daily Star

    ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani police officer says unknown gunmen have shot dead a young man from a targeted religious minority community in eastern Pakistan. Rifaqat Hussain says gunmen killed Luqman Shahzad on Sunday as he walked to an agriculture field near his village in the Gujranwala district of Punjab.

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  2. Pakistan: Gunmen kill man from targeted minority sectRead the original story

    17 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    Authorities say a 93-year-old hospice patient who died after a pickup truck crashed through a Philadelphia-area home near the bed where she was lying succumbed from natural causes. Authorities say a 93-year-old hospice patient who died after a pickup truck crashed through a Philadelphia-area home near the bed where she was lying succumbed from natural causes.

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  3. ISLAMABAD: The morning after Benazir's assassinationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    It was 5pm when news channels started flashing the news that former prime minister Benazir Bhutto had been severely injured after addressing a rally in Liaquat Bagh, Rawalpindi, on Dec 27, 2007. But I thought she would survive, just like she had survived the deadly attack earlier on October 18 in Karachi.

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  4. A supporter of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) hangs a poster of slain...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Home >> News >> Photo Of The Week >> A Supporter Of Pakistan Peoples Party Hangs A Poster Of Slain Former Premier Benazir Bhutto At Her Assassination Site A supporter of Pakistan Peoples Party hangs a poster of slain former premier Benazir Bhutto at her assassination site A supporter of Pakistan Peoples Party hangs a poster of slain former premier Benazir Bhutto at her assassination site A supporter of Pakistan Peoples Party hangs a poster of slain former premier Benazir Bhutto at her assassination site in Rawalpindi on December 26, 2014, on her seventh death anniversary.

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  5. Pakistan and Egypt jump on the censorship bandwagon along with North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On the heels of North Korea's fury about "The Interview," other countries are now attempting to influence American film and television productions. On Dec. 27, 2014, Pakistani diplomats told the New York Post that the fourth season of Showtime's hit show " Homeland " portrays their country as a "grimy hellhole."

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  6. ISLAMABAD: Meet the toned down apologistRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    A curious column in an Urdu daily recently asked whether all those Pakistanis who have been holding candlelight vigils for the victims of terrorism, have become Catholics? The writer seemed quite incensed by the ever-growing practice of men, women and children lighting candles in the memory of the many Pakistani civilians and soldiers who have been butchered by armed extremists. He thinks this is a 'Catholic practice'.

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  7. Top Somali militant surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    A leader of Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, who has a $3 million U.S. bounty on his head, has surrendered, a Somali government official and local media said Saturday, although the militants said he had long left their organization. Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi was one of seven al-Shabab leaders for whom the U.S. State Department in 2012 offered a total of $33 million in reward money for information that led to their capture.

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  8. Threats hinder trial in Bhutto murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: The murder of chief prosecutor, nonstop threats to witnesses, police officers and the judge, coupled with an untidy judicial system have all contributed to hinder Benazir Bhutto's murder trial, seven years after the former Pakistani prime minister's assassination. The killing of Benazir marked the end of the long political legacy of the Bhutto family.

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  9. Panels to craft anti-terror roadmap soonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has constituted 21 committees to devise a roadmap for the implementation of the National Action Plan forged by the country's national political leadership against terrorism and set them a 72-hour deadline to complete their respective tasks. Sources here say that chairing a high-level consultative meeting at the Prime Minister's House to take the government's new anti-terror strategy forward, the premier set up a committee for each of the plan's 20 points, sources privy to the developments told The Express Tribune.

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  10. 39 terrorists killed in Pakistan airstrikesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Islamabad: At least 39 suspected militants were killed in airstrikes by military fighter jets in the Dattakhel area of North Waziristan Tribal Agency on Saturday. Official sources said the airstrikes carried out on Friday targeted militant hideouts in Madakhel, Lataka and Basikel areas and destroyed at least six hideouts.

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  11. Pakistan man gets 26 years for hoax bomb threats as school massacre planner killedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A Pakistani man has been given prison sentence of 26 years for making two hoax bomb threats in Punjab province in July, ...

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  12. It's not just North Korea: 4 countries that aren't happy with HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CTV

    This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Christian Bale in a scene from "Exodus: Gods and Kings." In 1940, Charlie Chaplin's critique of Hitler and Mussolini in "The Great Dictator" caused the film to be banned in several European countries.

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  13. World Sports at 0000 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    MANCHESTER, England " The English Premier League season is approaching its halfway point and a number of storylines are beginning to take shape. Chelsea and Manchester City are unstoppable forces and will fight it out for the title.

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  14. Pak-Afghan relations key to fighting TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Ia SSartaj says Pakistan long abandoned policy of good-bad Taliban Ia SIslamabad swiftly shared evidence with Kabul on handlers of school attack in Afghanistan ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's anti-terrorism campaign is focused on all militant outfits operating in the country, without distinguishing between 'good' and 'bad' Taliban. Adviser on National Security and Foreign Policy Sartaj Aziz in an interview told VoA that the policy had resulted in improved counter-terrorism cooperation with neighboring Afghanistan.

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  15. Quality of education, services top priority: Dr SiddiquiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad - Finally, nearly half of the vacant positions of Allama Iqbal Open University are going to be filled as the university is set to advertise key positions soon. The university was being run on adhocism as dozens of key posts both academic and administrative were lying vacant causing a major shortage of staff and leading to administrative issues.

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  16. Ban Ki-moon proposes, Nawaz Sharif disposesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the Pakistani government to bring an end to the executions of all convicts and reimpose the country's moratorium on the death penalty, a United Nations spokesperson announced. Ban's appeal follows Pakistan's recent decision to lift a six-year moratorium on the use of the death penalty following the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar which claimed the lives of 150 people, the majority of whom were children.

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  17. PIA flight makes emergency landing at BBIIAPRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    A Pakistan International Airline aeroplane from Jeddah to Peshawar has to make emergency landing at the Benazir Bhutto Islamabad International Airport on Saturday owing to dense fog, informed sources. "All the passengers on board staged a protest demo inside the aeroplane against the administration of national flag carrier," sources added.

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  18. MQM offers manpower for schools' securityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Saturday presented the party recommendations for National Security Plan with an aim to root out the menace of terrorism from the country. MQM leader Farooq Sattar announced the party proposal while addressing a press conference at Khursheed Begum Memorial Hall along with the MQM coordination committee in-charge Qamar Mansoor, Barrister Dr Farrukh Naseem and Sardar Ahmed.

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  19. Ahmadi killed : December 28, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Gunmen in eastern Pakistan shot dead a member of the Ahmadi religious minority on Saturday, an Ahmadi spokesman said, five days after a Muslim leader denounced Ahmadis on a popular Pakistani television talk show. Luqman Ahad Shehzad was shot in the back of the head near Bhiri Shah Rehman village, a small community of Ahmadis in the Gujranwala district, said Saleemuddin, the spokesman.

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  20. Truck artRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Nation

    It was a few days ago that I was asked to write a few lines on the truck art of Pakistan for publication in a calendar. While composing the paragraph, I was struck with the notion to feature this wonderful form of artistic expression that is so popular with the trucking community of the subcontinent, in my Sunday column.

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