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  1. EU Lawmakers Condemn Seselj, Pakistan's Blasphemy Law, ISRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Serbian nationalist Vojislav Seselj's rhetoric "has reopened the victims' psychological wounds" from the war and the atrocities of the early 1990s. When The Hague tribunal opted this month to provisionally release war crimes suspect Vojislav Seselj to seek cancer treatment in Serbia, it was attempting to amend one of the longest, most mismanaged cases ever to come before the court.

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  2. Pakistan desires good relations with India on equality basisRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    Pakistan says it wants good neighborly relations with India on the basis of equality. At her weekly news briefing in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said Pakistan wants peace in the neighborhood, for development of the entire region.

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  3. Army can be called in under article 245 in Islamabad: NisarRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan today said that article 245 was still implemented in federal capital and army could be called in if any unwanted situation occurred. Speaking to journalists, he asserted that thousands of law-enforcing personnel have been put on alert to deal with PTI's Nov 30 rally in Islamabad.

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  4. Modi, Sharif Shake Hands After Cold VibesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Outlook

    A warm handshake and a brief conversation between a smiling Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif replacing their cold vibes brought cheer to SAARC Summit which concluded today. Modi put his hand on Sharif's arm as the two leaders looked at cameras with a long handshake even as they exchanged a few sentences.

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  5. PTI must fulfill its promises to KP: Hamza : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Times

    WAZIRABAD Pakistan Muslim League-N's Member of National Assembly Hamza Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday said that the leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf must fulfill the promises which they made to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He expressed these views at a livestock distribution ceremony near River Chenab.

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  6. Government allows PTI to hold Nov 30 rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Nation

    Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said the government will allow Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf to hold a peaceful, political and democratic meeting on November 30. He however said nobody will be allowed to ransack state institutions. He was talking to the journalists in Islamabad today, after attending the passing out parade of ASP officers.

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  7. South Asia summit ends with little progressRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    The prime minister of host country Nepal said the achievements of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation had fallen short, and urged fellow leaders to "summon the political will" to translate their words into action. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif at the 18th SAARC Summit in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu.

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  8. Sri Lankan air chief calls on President Mamnoon : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Commander of Sri Lankan Air Force Air Marshal Kolitha Aravinda Gunatilleke on Thursday called on President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadr. Highlighting the existence of long term bilateral ties between the two countries, the president said that Pakistan attached high importance to its cordial relations with Sri Lanka.

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  9. Ahsan assures govt's continued support for higher education sector : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday assured the vice chancellors and rectors of all the public and private sector universities that the government would continue to support and further strengthen higher education sector, and increase funding for building a knowledge economy. All the heads of higher education institutions across Pakistan had gathered in Islamabad to deliberate on the role of higher education sector in the post 18th Amendment scenario, as well as discuss various issues related to the quality of education and research.

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  10. PTI to be allowed to hold a peaceful public meeting: Nisar : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Minister for Interior Affairs Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Thursday that nobody would be allowed to ransack the government and state buildings on November 30. He added that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf would be allowed to hold a peaceful, political and democratic public meeting. He was speaking to Journalists representatives in Islamabad after attending the passing-out parade of the assistant superintendent of police .

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  11. Pervaiz urges Imran to adopt democratic path : November 27, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan to adopt a democratic path for fulfillment of his demands. "Instead of finding the solution through undemocratic means, Imran must come to the democratic path.

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  12. 83 escalators, 432 platform screen doors arrive for installation in Metro bus stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    As many as 83 escalators and 432 platform screen doors have reached Pakistan for installation in 24 bus stops, to be built in connection with Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Project . 83 elevators for the bus stops will reach here on December 29. 180 screen doors have been received in Islamabad.

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  13. Energy accord signed, next Saarc in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    ... regional power grid. The next South Asian Association For Regional Cooperation summit will be held in Islamabad, Pakistan, Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and incumbent chair of the regional bloc announced here. The two-day summit concludes ...

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  14. Leaders retreat to Himalayan hideout amid Indo-Pakistan chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo News

    The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit in Kathmandu on November 26, 2014 has so far failed to foster much regional integration South Asian leaders huddled behind closed doors at a picturesque Himalayan hill station in Nepal on Thursday, trying to salvage some agreement from a summit paralysed by India and Pakistan's bitter rivalry. All eight South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation leaders expressed frustration on Wednesday with the slow pace of progress towards greater regional integration, which new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called a failure of political will.

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  15. ISLAMABAD: Simple democracy in PakistanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Retired Gen Pervez Musharraf's flawed opinion of democracy that he expressed during an interview with the BBC is certainly not without precedence. Other Pakistani military rulers before him, especially Ayub Khan and Ziaul Haq, shared similar views: 'Western-style democracy does not suit us.'

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  16. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan yields $1 billion from sukuk in international bond marketRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Pakistan raised $1 billion from the international Islamic bond market on Wednesday by selling its sukuk papers at 6.75 per cent profit rate. With the proceeds, the country's foreign exchange reserves are estimated to touch $14.1 billion on Dec 1. And after the disbursement of $1.1 billion by the International Monetary Fund expected in the second week next month, the country is set to cross the $15 billion reserves barrier and will be eligible to benefit from the concessionary development lending window of the World Bank - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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  17. Afghanistan 'endorses' Pak role in regional peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Afghanistan is making a major foreign policy shift towards Pakistan under the leadership of President Ashraf Ghani as Kabul considers Islamabad's positive role could be more significant in establishing durable peace in the region, Senator Arifullah Pashtoon, Chairman Foreign Afghan Relations Committee Senate of Afghanistan, has said. While exclusively talking to The Nation here Wednesday, Senator Pashtoon, who is currently on a visit to Pakistan, said that Ashraf Ghani was very keen to bring the Afghan Taliban back to political mainstream.

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  18. Iran would not terminate gas deal with Pakistan: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    Iran's oil minister has rejected speculations that Iran would withdraw from gas deal with Pakistan. Bijan Namdar Zanganeh told reporters that Iran was prepared to start its gas exports to Pakistan.

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  19. Indian hackers attack Pak Met office websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    ISLAMABAD : The website of the Pakistan Meteorological Department has been hacked and defaced by Indian hackers. Indian hackers have posted a message and some pictures in connection with the anniversary of Mumbai attacks in 2008, for which India had wrongfully tried to implicate Pakistan.

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  20. Pakistan, Sweden hold political consultationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The annual political consultations between Pakistan and Sweden were held in Stockholm on Wednesday. According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam, Helena Sangeland, Head of Department for Asia and Pacific Region of the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Nadeem Riyaz, Additional Secretary , led their respective delegations.

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