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  1. Oman B739 at Lahore on Apr 24th 2015, bird strikeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | AVHerald

    An Oman Air Boeing 737-900, registration A4O-BY performing flight WY-342 from Lahore to Muscat , was climbing out of Lahore's runway 36R when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet reporting a bird strike and returned to Lahore for a safe landing on runway 36R about one hour after departure. The flight is now estimated to depart with a delay of 26 hours.

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  2. New Hajj policy announced : April 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The designated branches of 10 scheduled banks would start receiving Hajj applications under the government scheme from April 27 to May 8, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf said on Friday. Announcing the Hajj Policy 2015 in a press conference, he said the Hajj 2015 has been made cheaper by Rs9,000.

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  3. PIA B772 at Karachi on Apr 22nd 2015, flock of birdsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | AVHerald

    A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration AP-BGZ performing flight PK-305 from Lahore to Karachi , was on final approach to Karachi's runway 25L when the aircraft flew through a flock of large birds and received a number of bird strikes. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 25L.

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  4. Pakistan hopes Zimbabwe tour is first step out of wilderness : April 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Deserted grounds, deprived fans and falling standards - Pakistan has suffered badly from six years without hosting international cricket, but Zimbabwe's planned tour next month could restore hope. On March 3, 2009, Pakistani cricket suffered a cruel blow when the bus carrying the Sri Lankan Test team was attacked by militants near Lahore's Gaddafi stadium, leaving eight people dead and seven visiting players wounded.

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  5. Waste, waste, waste : April 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Sir: We have become a 'throwaway' society. Everything from eatables to wearables comes in covers and wrappers.

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  6. Three-day Islamabad Literature Festival kicks off: OUP brings together thinkers, writers from across the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Oxford University Press on Friday opened the third Islamabad Literature Festival , gathering avid readers, writers, academics and literary figures from across Pakistan and the world. The three-day festival is sponsored by USAID-funded Pakistan Reading Project; American Embassy Islamabad; Embassy of France Islamabad; Embassy of Italy Islamabad; British Council; American Institute of Pakistan Studies; Beaconhouse School System; Awaaz; Getz Pharma; HBL and ArtNow.

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  7. UPDATE 1-Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen -Pentagon's CarterRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Reuters

    A flotilla of nine Iranian military and cargo ships that U.S. officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, a move the Pentagon said helped to ease U.S. concerns. "The ships have turned around ... Obviously what their onward plans are, we don't know," Defense Secretary Ash Carter told a small group of journalists traveling with him after a trip to California.

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  8. Sikh pilgrims go missing in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Islamabad, April 24: Four members of a visiting Sikh family from India are reportedly missing in what is being described as the first-ever such incident in Pakistan, officials said. The missing persons have been identified as Sunil Singh, 38, his 27-year-old wife Sunita, their nine-year-old daughter Huma Kaur and 10-year-old son Umer Singh.

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  9. The Middle East Is Fighting a 30 Years War, So Let It BeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Like Europe in the 17th century, the Middle East is undergoing a great upheaval, and the U.S. should butt out. Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, hold up their weapons as they attend a protest against Saudi-led airstrikes in Sana'a, Yemen.

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  10. Iran: Ynet reporter not a spyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    Orly Azoulay's recent reports of her visit to Iran have caused quite a stir in the Islamic Republic, which has come out against Ynet's print-publication Yediot Ahronoth's "Zionist emissary who managed to enter the country under the noses of the authorities." Armed with a visa issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry, and without making any efforts to conceal her identity, Azoulay went to Iran as part of a delegation organized by the New York Times - and was warmly welcomed by her hosts.

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  11. Pakistan: 5 security personnel injured in IED blastRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    At least five security personnel were hurt in an Improvised Explosive Device blast on a van in which they were traveling in Pakistan's Peshawar city on Friday, media reports said. The blast occurred on a van of the police's Quick Response Force in Gulbahar area of the city, reports said.

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  12. Pakistan hope Zimbabwe cricket tour is first step out of wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | West Australian

    Deserted grounds, deprived fans and falling standards -- Pakistan has suffered badly from six years without hosting international cricket, but Zimbabwe's planned tour next month could restore hope. On March 3, 2009, Pakistani cricket suffered a cruel blow when the bus carrying the Sri Lankan Test team was attacked by militants near Lahore's Gaddafi stadium, leaving eight people dead and seven visiting players wounded.

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  13. India welcomes Pakistani artists with grace: Actress Sarwat GilaniRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Sitting miles away in Karachi, the mention of India makes Pakistani actress Sarwat Gilani remember its 'mitti ki khushboo' which is endearing to her family till date. She is appreciative of how India has been welcoming artists from her country, and says "it's a big deal".

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  14. Pakistan's Sharif Visits Saudi Arabia To Discuss Yemen, Mend TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has visited Saudi Arabia in an attempt to mend relations after Pakistani lawmakers rejected a Saudi request for military support against rebels in Yemen. Sharif, accompanied by army chief General Raheel Sharif Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, met with King Salman and other top government officials on April 23. Sources at the Pakistani Embassy in Riyadh were quoted as saying Sharif gave the monarch "explanations" of the parliament's position.

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  15. Cold countries beat Australia in happiness stakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Switzerland tops the list of the world's happiest countries, followed by eight other nations with snowy winters. Australia ranks No.

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  16. Iranian cargo ships said to reverse course from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    A convoy of Iranian cargo ships that had been headed toward war-torn Yemen, possibly with advanced weaponry for Houthi rebels, has reversed its direction, at least temporarily, a US defense official said Thursday. The official said it remains unclear where the nine-ship convoy may be headed now, but as of Thursday it was no longer moving in the direction of the Yemeni port of Aden.

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  17. Imam-e-Kaaba arrives for religious diplomacy : April 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Times

    Security in the city was tight on his arrival. Ghamidi will stay here for four days and then travel to Islamabad.

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  18. The conflict has made Pakistan feel more divided at home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Indian Express

    Pakistan was in two minds over going to the aid of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council states in the Yemen war, its government swearing allegiance but parliament ordaining "neutrality". Then the UN Security Council imposed an arms embargo on Yemen's Houthi rebels, former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son, who heads the rebel troops, thus clearly siding with Saudi Arabia and its Arab League friends.

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  19. Zimbabwe's tour to Pakistan can revive international cricket thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CricketCountry.com

    Karachi: Deserted grounds, deprived fans and falling standards - Pakistan has suffered badly from six years without hosting international cricket, but Zimbabwe 's planned tour next month could restore hope. On March 3, 2009, Pakistani cricket suffered a cruel blow when the bus carrying the Sri Lankan Test team was attacked by militants near Lahore's Gaddafi stadium, leaving eight people dead and seven visiting players wounded.

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  20. Lufthansa A346 at Frankfurt on Apr 18th 2015, could not fully retract landing gearRead the original story

    Thursday | AVHerald

    A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHU performing flight LH-600 from Frankfurt/Main to Tehran Imam Khomeini , was climbing out of Frankfurt's runway 07C when the crew stopped the climb at FL100 reporting they could not fully retract the landing gear. The aircraft subsequently climbed to FL140 to dump fuel and returned to Frankfurt for a safe landing on runway 07C about 50 minutes after departure.

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