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  1. Obama, Modi urged to help Balochistan freedom fighters counter ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Free Balochistan Campaign USA in a Press release Monday said the people of Balochistan have pinned great hopes on the summit meeting between President Barack Obama and Narendra Modi and has expressed optimism the two would address the question of Balochistan independence as one of the world's top burning issues that needs urgent global attention. The DC-based FBC said the camaraderie between the leaders of the world's strongest and the world's largest democracies brings a glimmer of hope for the long suffering people of Balochistan.

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  2. ISLAMABAD: Our enemy, their enemyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    At least in tactical terms, the US and Pakistan appear to be on the same page - both are hunting their enemies in our north-western border region and that's where there is convergence. There is divergence though when it comes to making a distinction between 'our enemy' and 'their enemy'.

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  3. Solving Pakistan's Blasphemy ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Foreign Policy

    Almost a quarter of the countries in the world have blasphemy laws. Yet no blasphemy law has as notorious a reputation as that of Pakistan's, which is under the spotlight again as a scholar/dean of a university who was accused of blasphemy was shot dead .

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  4. Pakistan reveals plans for new highway network connecting major citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India Auto News

    Following announcements made by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the construction extensive motorways to be built across Karachi to Lahore, work on 3 motorways are currently underway while 5 new motorway plans are in the pipeline. Motorways which once connected Lahore to Islamabad will now span across other cities of Pakistan.

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  5. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan tops list of countries with highest consumer confidenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Pakistan's politics might be baffling and its macroeconomic data disturbing, but these have failed to dampen the spirits of consumers, who appear to be in a 'get go' mode, both online and offline. Little wonder that not so affluent Pakistan tops the list of countries with the highest consumer confidence.

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  6. ISLAMABAD: Being queer was not always a crime in PakistanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    This Friday saw an extraordinary development in the UN, when the top human rights council called for nations to protect the rights of individuals regardless of sexual orientation, adding that "tradition was no excuse for the violence and discrimination", while formerly procedural moves were used by many countries to strip any such resolution of significance by removing all references to sexual orientation and gender identity. Pakistan, along with Saudi Arabia and some other African states, voted no, appeasing the privileged Westerner whose neoliberal conscience that loves to portray Pakistan as 'the land of the oppressed' felt reaffirmed.

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  7. ISLAMABAD: 16,000 Pakistani children deprived of polio vaccination due to parents' refusalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    Though a nationwide campaign to vaccinate 34.16 million children started on Monday, 16,757 children could not be vaccinated in Peshawar city on the first day because of refusal by their parents. However, National Manager Expanded Programme on Immunisation Dr Rana Safdar said data about the parents had been collected and these children would be vaccinated by involving influential personalities of the city.

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  8. Pakostan's admission of lapse may revive talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    Pakistan would have to adjust to the fact that India has a new government and a new foreign policy. Sushma Swaraj said.

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  9. Asghar's plight sets a test of UK's passport promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Scotsman.com

    IN THE recent referendum, the voters decided various matters. One was that Scotland's foreign policy would, for now, be conducted from Westminster.

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  10. Senate body for continuing Karachi operation : September 30, 2014,Read the original story

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate's Standing Committee on Interior on Monday directed that Karachi operation be continued till total dismantling of militants' network and restoration of peace there. The committee met on Monday with Senator Talha Mehmood was in the chair.

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  11. Reforms committee identifies loopholes in electoral process : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    However, ECP, NADRA and Printing Corporation of Pakistan identified various shortcomings in the electoral process that not only adversely affected the last year's general elections but the polls in the past too. In a meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Electoral Reforms, the three organisations expressed the need to remove these shortcomings to pave the way for smooth and transparent conduct of polls in the future.

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  12. Qadri castigates rulers for pushing masses under - pile' of debt : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Monday castigated rulers for pushing masses under a pile of debt, saying they are carrying begging bowl in contrary to their pledges to do away with practice of seeking loan when taking to power. Addressing participants of sit-in on Constitution Avenue, the PAT chief said people's struggle against the government would soon become a success story.

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  13. Mamnoon attends inauguration of new Afghan leaders : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain attended the inauguration of Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, and chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on Monday. Pukhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party Chairman Memhmood Achakzai, Awami National Party President Asfandyar Wali and Qaumi Watan Party Chief Aftab Sherpao also attended the ceremony.

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  14. Another FIR registered against Nawaz, 10 others : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Secretariat Police on Monday registered a case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and eight others on the charges of murder, attempt to murder and terrorism over the alleged killing of three political activists on August 30 in clashes between police and protesters in the capital. The FIR comes days after an additional sessions judge ordered the Secretariat Police to register the case against the 11 while disposing of a petition filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf .

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  15. Nawaz disqualification case hearing adjourned until Oct : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday rejected the plea for the formation of a larger bench over the case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's disqualification and adjourned the hearing of the case till October 2. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja and comprising Justice Musheer Alam and Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, heard the identical petitions filed by former MNA and PTI leader Ishaq Khan Khakwani, Pakistan Muslim League President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Advocate Gohur Sindhu. During the short session, the three-judge bench observed that the petitioners may file an application to the chief justice of Pakistan regarding the constitution of a larger bench in this case.

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  16. NAB authorises five inquires : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Executive Board Meeting of the National Accountability Bureau which met here Monday at NAB Headquarters under Chairman NAB Qamar Zaman Chaudhry authorized five inquiries. First inquiry was authorized against Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Ex-Federal Minister.

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  17. Judiciary not conspiring against government: PM : September 30, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Monday that he does not think that the judiciary is conspiring against the government. He said the government was serving the masses relentlessly "despite disturbance caused by sit-ins".

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  18. Nuclear disarmament - impossible' without resolution of Kashmir...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Senator Sehar Kamran has said nuclear disarmament is impossible without resolution of longstanding Kashmir dispute, suggesting urgent Indo-Pak dialogue on nuclear confidence building and risk reduction measures. Senator Kamran, who is the president of Center for Pakistan and Gulf Studies , was addressing participants at a report launch ceremony on Monday.

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  19. Two-thirds construction work of metro project completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The two-third construction work on Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Project had been completed since the launch of the project in March 2014, claimed an official of the project while talking to APP. He said that work on multi-billion mass transit Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Project, that aims to cater the transport problem in the twin cities, is going on a smooth pace.

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  20. Second volume of - Story of the Pakistan Navy' launched : September 30, 2014,Read the original story

    Monday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy on Monday formally launched the 2ndvolume of the book "Story of the Pakistan Navy" covering the decade long period of 1972-83. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Asif Sandi was Chief Guest at the ceremony.

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