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  1. Zardari condoles death of AmrohviRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Co-Chairman Pakistan People's Asif Ali Zardari has condoled the death of senior party worker Izhar Amrohvi who died in Islamabad late night Monday. Izhar Amrohvi was associated with the PPP since 1970s.

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  2. It's a national tragedy: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    PESHAWAR/Islamabad - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday expressing firm resolve to continue operation Zarb-e-Azb till the elimination of extremists and terrorists, appealed to the nation to stand united for thwarting nefarious designs of the anti-state elements. Referring to the terrorists attack on Army Public School Peshawar, the PM said, "Such acts of cowardice will not deter our resolve against terrorism.

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  3. US varsities eager to welcome Pak students: OlsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    US Ambassador Richard Olson has urged Pakistani students to play their proactive role to strengthen people-to-people contacts between Pakistan and the United States, adding that the US universities were eager to welcome talented and dynamic Pakistani students who in future would lead Pakistan toward peace and prosperity. He was addressing as chief guest to a group of 120 Pakistani students at the pre-departure briefing regarding the US government-funded Global Undergraduate Programme, organised by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan .

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  4. At least 145 killed in Taliban attack on Pakistan schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Sunday afternoon has been found safe, according to Hattiesburg Police Department Lieutenant Jon Traxler. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) - A Taliban group killed at least 145 people, including 132 children, in an attack on a military school in northwest ...

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  5. Editorial: Horror in Pakistan means nation must not waver on fighting Islamic extremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Pakistanis take part in a candlelight vigil Tuesday in Islamabad for the victims of a school attacked by the Taliban in Peshawar. The attack killed more than 140, most of them children.

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  6. World expresses solidarity with Pakistan over horrific attackRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: World leaders and the UN on Tuesday condemned deadly attack at the Army Public School in Peshawar that left at least 132 students killed. The United States and the United Nations condemned the terrorist attack and extended their condolences to the bereaved families.

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  7. Senate body recommends increase in education budget : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training on Tuesday recommended the government to increase spending on education. At the same time it also suggested that the spending over physical infrastructure would not yield any positive result in the long run because it reveals only symbolic development.

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  8. Save the Children condemns massacre : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Islamabad: Save the Children condemns the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar in which over 132 children are reported to have been killed. We stand with the families who have suffered this tragic loss.

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  9. PTI defers Dec 18 strike, scheduled talks with govt : December 17, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman made two key announcements following the deadly incident in Peshawar school that left at least 141 dead. "We have decided to defer out countrywide wheel-jam strike on December 18 and negotiations with the government scheduled for today after Peshawar school attack," Khan said while talking to media here before leaving for Peshawar.

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  10. Political and religious leaders demand TTP's elimination : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Shocked and aggrieved over the gruesome carnage at the Army Public School in Peshawar, political and religious leadership of the country condemned the cowardly and inhumane attack by terrorists on innocent schoolchildren where hundreds of children perished on Tuesday. Over 132 students and nine school staff were killed on Tuesday when heavily armed English and Arabic speaking Taliban suicide attackers stormed an army-run school, shooting from classroom-to-classroom and taking several hostages using them as human shield.

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  11. PM convenes APC on terrorism : December 17, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Following the deadly terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened an all-parties conference in Peshawar today and announced three-day mourning. Moreover, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has postponed his party's countrywide protests scheduled for December 18. Talking to media before leaving for Peshawar, the PTI chief stated that it is difficult time for the nation and he can imagine the level of grief the families of the victims are going through at this moment.

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  12. Pakistani foreign missions to observe three-day mourning : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has instructed its diplomatic missions abroad to observe three-day morning in connection with Peshawar terror attack. "The national flag at the embassies/high commissions would be flown at half-mast and all scheduled festive events shall be cancelled.

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  13. PAC shows dismay over CDA's weak financial control : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday showed its dismay over week internal control of the Capital Development Authority over its revenue and expenditure. Auditor General of Pakistan Buland Akhtar Rana had to offer his services to the CDA management to run the affairs of the civic authority.

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  14. ICCI hosts session on - Export Controls and Pakistan Nuclear Policy' : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad in collaboration with the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised an introductory session titled "Export Control and Pakistan's Nuclear Policy". The purpose of the session was to create awareness in the business community about the laws related to export controls and nuclear policy of Pakistan.

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  15. Govt for fighting terrorism with renewed pledge : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Following the terrorists' attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid reiterated firm resolve of the federal government to fight the miscreants with renewed pledge. Talking to media, the information minister said that perhaps terrorists wanted to give a message that they could weaken Pakistan's determination by attacking the school children but it would get further strength and remain unflinching.

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  16. Couple lynching: SC orders arrest of police officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its dissatisfaction over the report submitted by the Regional Police Officer and District Police Officer over the Kot Radha Kishan Christian couple's murder and directed the arrest of police officials present on the scene when the couple was set ablaze. A three-member bench of the top court headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk heard the Kot Radha Kishan case.

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  17. China condemns Peshawar attack : December 17, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: China on Tuesday condemned the brazen and inhuman terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar. "We are deeply shocked and saddened by the incident, and most strongly condemn the terrorist attack.

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  18. Call for adopting latest technologies for fast development : December 17, 2014,Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Technological revolution is bringing a paradigm shift in today's world and if a nation wishes to develop and grow at a fast pace, it has to opt for latest technologies that are creating headways. These views were expressed by Panning Commission's Governance, Innovation and Reform member Tahir Hijazi in a two-day international workshop titled "Applications of ICTs in Education, Healthcare and Agriculture" Hosted by COMSATS Institute of Information Technology , the event was co-organised by the Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South , Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation and Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology .

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  19. Peshawar attack - most barbaric, atrocious', says Zardari : December 17, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday denounced the terrorist attack on the school in Peshawar as "most barbaric, atrocious and inhuman that will hang the heads of every civilized person in any age and any clime'. In a statement denouncing the incident the former President said the Boko Haram of Pakistan striking in the fashion of their kinsmen in Africa on Tuesday morning in Peshawar by targeting school children is a dark day in the history of this country.

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  20. Army won't rest until elimination of - inhuman beasts', facilitatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday slammed the terrorists as 'inhuman beasts' and reiterated his vow to eliminate them, saying that the nation's resolve could not be diminished by the cowardly act of terrorism. "They have hit at the heart of the nation, but let me reiterate they can't in any way diminish the will of this great nation," Director General Inter Services Public Relations Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa quoted the army chief as having said, on social media.

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