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  1. Governor Sindh gears up to resolve MQM-PTI issueRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    Karachi- Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ibad today has played an important role in sorting out the issue between Muttahida Qaumi Movement and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf by calling the leadership of both parties to the Governor House. As per sources, Governor Sindh would also hold a press conference after meeting with the leaders of both parties.

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  2. Shah cautions against jumping into Yemen warRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    Sukkur- Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah has cautioned against jumping into the Yemen war saying Pakistan was already paying the price and repercussions of Afghan civil war. While talking to reporters after inaugurating the computerized domicile centre today, he said that though Pakistan should play its role to protect the territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia, direct involvement in Yemeni civil war would have serious repercussions for the country.

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  3. ISLAMABAD: A plague of suicide in BalochistanRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Abdul Razzaq Baloch knew what he was doing when he left his friend's house in Lyari, on the evening of March 24, 2013. He must have discussed it with a friend or left a note to his family, for how else could one explain his turning up dead and mutilated four months later from Surjani Town? Razzaq, mutilated his own face beyond recognition; took a razor to cut his face meticulously and then dabbed acid on it, before strangling himself.

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  4. Barricades outside Bilawal House removed after five yearsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Barriers and barricades placed outside the Bilawal House in Karachi were on Wednesday removed after five years following the orders of Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari. The road outside Bilawal House was barricaded and blockaded for public use after it was accorded the status of former president Asif Zardari's camp office from 2008 to 2013, Dawn online reported.

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  5. PM Nawaz cancels visit to HaripurRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    Islamabad- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cancelled his visit to Haripur, Shohrat. According to PM House spokesperson, PM was scheduled to visit Haripur, Shohrat today but due to inclement weather his visit has been cancelled. New dates for the visit will be announced soon, the spokesperson said.

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  6. Pakistan Is Bakhatawar Bhutto set to replace Bilawal in PPPRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his sister Bakhtawar wave to supporters at a rally in Karachi on November 30, 2013.

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  7. Pakistan struggles with Yemen coalition dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Pakistan faces an unenviable dilemma -- whether to join a Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen or stay out and risk angering its old ally which provides it with huge financial support. Pakistan, currently the Islamic world's only nuclear power, has provided military aid and expertise to the Gulf kingdom for decades and enjoyed cheap oil and massive financial help in return.

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  8. ISLAMABAD: Islamophobia in China and Pakistan's vow of silenceRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... at this point, if there is a giant portrait of Mao Zedong hanging reverently somewhere in the upper offices of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). These 'whimsical' freedom violations barely make up the prologue of a book on Chinese ...

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  9. Pakistan must break links with terrorists operating in India: US expertsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Washington: Citing the case of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, the Lashkar-e-Taiba mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, two US experts want the US to push Pakistan to end its selective fight against terrorism. "Pakistan's selective approach to fighting terrorism continues to undermine US national security objectives in the region," wrote Lisa Curtis, a senior research fellow and Huma Sattar, a visiting analyst, at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank.

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  10. Trudy Rubin: Obama can still bungle Afghanistan if troops aren't kept longer - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... troops exit? As important, the deadline undercuts U.S. leverage to help Ghani persuade his neighbors - including Pakistan, Iran, India and China - to work together for a stable Afghanistan. At the U.S. Institute of Peace, where he was welcomed by ...

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  11. Global Agenda, 9:00 AMReport: More Countries Using Death Penalty Due to TerrorRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... This included mass sentencing in both countries in the context of internal conflict and political instability. Pakistan, Cameroon, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) adopted capital punishment against terrorism, and Kenya and Russia moving to do the ...

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  12. 'Alarming rise in death sentences'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Egypt and Nigeria accounted for an "alarming rise" in the number of death sentences handed out around the world in 2014, often on the back of security concerns, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The London-based rights watchdog also criticised Pakistan for lifting a moratorium on the execution of civilians in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre by Taliban militants in December.

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  13. ISLAMABAD: Middle East conundrumRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... ousted Muslim Brotherhood government. Now there seems to be a patch up between them, courtesy the new Saudi king. Pakistan's support is also considered by Riyadh as extremely important in its new regional anti-Iran alliance. The only Muslim ...

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  14. Amnesty International Concerned About 'Alarming Rise In Death Sentences'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    ... which also include Saudi Arabia and the United States with at least 90 and 35 executions, respectively. Pakistan lifted a moratorium on executions in the wake of a Taliban attack on a Peshawar school that killed 153 people -- most of them school ...

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  15. Brian Lara reflects on his amazing career during lunch breakRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Paramatta Sun

    ... hanging around his Trinidad and Tobago team mates like Phil Simmons and Gus Logie. Lara made his test debut against Pakistan in Lahore in 1990, but had to wait some time to play his next test, watching on as 12th man when Australia toured the West ...

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  16. 'If Pakistan instigates Kabul against India, it will backfire'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    'Some Pakistani generals are saying -- a little more so now than before -- that the biggest threat to Pakistan is not external -- not India -- but internal.' 'The proof of that will be their change of policies and that is going to be the challenge,' Rakesh Sood, one of India's most distinguished diplomats, tells Aziz Haniffa/ Rediff.com in Washington, DC.

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  17. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan to buy 8 submarines from ChinaRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Pakistan's Ministry of Defence told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday that eight submarines were being purchased from China to address force imbalance with India. "The National Security Committee has approved, in principle, the acquisition of eight Chinese submarines," additional secretary of the ministry Rear Admiral Mukhtar Khan informed the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Defence.

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  18. BANNU/TANK: IDPs' return to North Waziristan beginsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Repatriation of internally displaced persons in Pakistan to North Waziristan started on Tuesday. A caravan of 26 vehicles carrying 219 IDPs belonging to 62 families left Bannu for Spin Wam and Shahmeri in North Waziristan on the first day.

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  19. ISLAMABAD: A role for the OIC in the Yemen conflict?Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    As the aerial bombardment of the Houthis in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition continues and as Pakistan continues to flirt with the possibility of entering the latest Middle East conflict militarily - defence minister Khwaja Asif is in Saudi along with representatives of all three services for talks with Saudi officials - there is also an effort by Pakistan to keep the diplomatic wheels turning. On Monday, the Prime Minister's Office put out a statement that, while not explicitly saying so, suggested an effort to activate the OIC to play some kind of role to bring the conflict in Yemen to an early end and prevent it from spilling over onto Saudi soil.

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  20. Going Nuclear in Indian OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Marine News

    As India, Pakistan and perhaps China develop their naval nuclear forces, they will enter increasingly murky waters, says a report published in the National Interest. These countries will likely deploy a significant number of nuclear weapons at sea in the Indian Ocean.

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