Pakistan Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Pak forces kill Taliban facilitator in Peshawar school attackRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    ... Shah said. He described Saddam as an important commander in the Pakistani Taliban, or Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), and said he had masterminded several bomb attacks. Saddam and his accomplices had been involved in several recent attacks on ...

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  2. At least 30 dead in DRCongo river-boat wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Vision

    At least 30 people died when an overcrowded boat hit a rock and sank on the Congo river, sparking riots in which angry youths on the rampage set fire to public buildings, officials said Friday. "There are 105 survivors and we have pulled up 30 bodies.

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  3. Pope Francis condemns religious persecution in Christmas addressRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... and violent religious fundamentalism, notably in Iraq, Syria, Nigeria and most recently against schoolchildren in Pakistan. Without naming the jihadist Islamic State (IS) group, he said Christians in Iraq and Syria "for too long now have suffered ...

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  4. Pakistan forces claim to kill key planner of Peshawar school massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A senior Taliban commander, believed to be a key planner in the Peshawar school massacre, has been killed by the security forces in Pakistan's troubled Khyber Agency. "Saddam had been killed in the Gundi area of Jamrud by the security forces in an operation yesterday.

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  5. US missile strikes kill 7 militants in NW PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A suspected U.S. drone fired missiles at two compounds in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Friday, killing at least seven alleged militants, while security forces killed the alleged planner of the deadly recent attack on a school, Pakistani officials said. Four intelligence officials said the early morning strikes hit the compounds of the Punjabi Taliban and a group of Uzbek militants in the Shawal area of North Waziristan.

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  6. Non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Maulana Abdul AzizRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... to arrest Aziz for further investigation. The non-bailable FIR was registered under section 506 (2) of the Pakistan Penal Code which states punishment for criminal intimidation or threats. SHO of Aabpara police station, Khalid Awan told that the ...

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  7. Pak Forces Kill Key Planner of Peshawar School MassacreRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Outlook

    A senior Taliban commander, believed to be a key planner in the Peshawar school massacre, has been killed by the security forces in Pakistan's troubled Khyber Agency. "Saddam had been killed in the Gundi area of Jamrud by the security forces in an operation yesterday.

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  8. Six killed in Pakistan road accidentsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    According to officials, a bus plunged into a deep ravine in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Abbottabad city and left four people killed and five others injured, Radio Pakistan reported. In Punjab province's Faisalabad city, two motorists were killed in an accident caused by poor visibility due to dense fog.

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  9. Parveen Shakir and Munir Niazi remembered todayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Death anniversaries of renowned poets Parveen Shakir and Munir Niazi are being observed today. Born in Karachi on 24th November 1952, Parveen Shakir was an Urdu poet, teacher and a civil servant of the Government of Pakistan.

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  10. Pak agencies foil terrorists' plan to attack jailRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times of India

    "We have foiled a terrorists' plan and arrested two women and a man from Farid Kot Colony near the Kot Lakhpat Jail," a senior Lahore officer told PTI. LAHORE: Pakistan's security agencies have foiled a plan of militants to attack Kot Lakhpat Jail where at least 50 death row terrorists including five dreaded one are lodged and arrested two women and a man linked with the plot.

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  11. Sharif wishes Vajpayee on birthday, sends bouquet through Pak High CommissionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday sent a bouquet of flowers to former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee on the occasion of his 90th birthday. Mr. Tahir Mehmood, an official of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, delivered the bouquet of flowers to the former Indian prime minister at the latter's Krishna Menon Marg residence in the national capital.

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  12. Pakistan to hand over executed Russian's bodyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Pakistan is all set to hand over the body of the Russian citizen, who was hanged Sunday in Faisalabad, to its embassy. Javed Akram, the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences chief, confirmed that arrangements have been finalised for handing over the body to the Russian embassy Friday, Dawn online reported.

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  13. Ap Photos: People around the world mark ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Pakistani worshipper Aiman Javed, 17, poses for a picture next to an outdoor Mass on Christmas Day, in a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Photo: Muhammed Muheisen, AP Iraqi Christians attend a Christmas mass at the Anglican Church in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014.

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  14. Seven Militants Reported Killed In Pakistan Drone StrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    ... more than 1,500 militants and lost 125 soldiers in the operation, but the numbers cannot be independently verified. Pakistan has stepped up operations against the Taliban following a December 16 Taliban attack on a military-run school in Peshawar ...

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  15. Make My DayTODAY is Opposite Day, Nyah, Nyah, NyahRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... only person in the world who has stood in Terry Jones' shoes. My threat was posted in an Internet newsgroup called PAKISTAN-L that had a lot of Pakistani intellectuals, lawyers, officials and activists, and it created a firestorm of controversy. ...

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  16. Two U.S. drone strikes kill seven militants in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Two suspected U.S. drones fired missiles at militant hideouts in northwest Pakistan on Friday killing at ...

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  17. Grieving Pakistanis observe ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The holiday celebrations were subdued in the wake of last week's Taliban attack at a school in Peshawar. The attack, attributed to the Taliban, claimed the lives of more than 125 students. Pakistan has since struck back killing dozens of militants in airstrikes and raids.

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  18. PESHAWAR: 7 suspected militants killed in North Waziristan drone strikesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... suspected militants of Uzbek origin dead. The compound was also destroyed in the strike. North Waziristan is among Pakistan's seven tribal districts near the Afghan border which are rife with insurgents and are alleged to be strongholds of Taliban ...

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  19. A File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee ...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Outlook

    ... ivil society groups light candles to pay tribute to the victims of terrorist attacks, on Christmas Day in Peshawar, Pakistan. -

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  20. Seven Suspected Terrorists Killed in KarachiRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Outlook

    At least seven suspected terrorists have been killed in the outskirts of the city by Pakistani security agencies, as they stepped up their drive against militants after the Peshawar school massacre. The suspected militants were killed in two separate incidents since last night, a spokesman for the Paramilitary Rangers said.

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