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News on Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Militant attack from Afghanistan kills Pakistani soldier

Troops of the Pakistan army stand guard at the entrance of the prime minister house in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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1 hr ago | Deseret News

Pakistani protesters sleep on streets

Pakistani children and female protestors sleep in front of the parliament building, during weeklong protests from the eastern city of Lahore to the gates of parliament calling for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged voting fraud, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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2 hrs ago | The Nation

Election Commission of Pakistan gives the possible timeframe for polls

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/22-Aug-2014/election-commission-of-pakistan-gives-the-possible-timeframe-for-polls For news details Read on : Election Commission of Pakistan gives the possible timeframe for polls ISLAMABAD- Election Commission of Pakistan said by-elections will be held within 60 days if any ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | NWAonline

Pakistani lawmakers reject boot for Sharif

Pakistan's parliament on Thursday rejected calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation as unconstitutional despite anti-government protests that have been taking place outside the assembly in the capital, Islamabad.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

Democracy, constitution have become 'dysfunctional': Qadri

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri on Thursday termed the current rulers worse than Hitler and Mussolini and said the constitution has been ruined and there is no democracy in the country.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

The new battle against evil

The propagandists of the Islamic State must have imagined that their brutal video of the beheading of journalist James Foley would intimidate and terrorize the world.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Terrorism, World News, Iraq, Middle East, Opinion

Inter Press Service

Karachi Residents Trapped Between Armed Assassins and Private Bodyguards

Some 300,000 private security guards are registered in Pakistan, with anywhere from 70,000 to 75,000 in the Sindh province alone.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Pam's House Blend

Big Rail Cites Bin Laden, Al Qaeda to Fight Oil-by-Rail Route Transparency

"The most recent edition of Inspire magazine, March 2014, the online, English-language propaganda publication of [Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula], presents a full-page collage depicting varied imagesa in order to construct an explosive device," reads Carbaugh's affidavit .

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Weekday Magazine

Pakistani Drivers Killed In Attack On NATO Supply Trucks

Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan have killed two Pakistani truck drivers who were trying to deliver fuel to NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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News Times

Pakistan holds talks with opposition protesters

A supporter of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan climbs on a pole and listens to his leader's speech during a protest in Islamabad's high-security "Red Zone," in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Thousands boldly protest government in Pakistan

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, the country's military ruler is poised to take up the post of prime minister.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Raw Story

Pakistani lawmakers meet with protestors pushing to force PM Sharif from office

Pakistani ministers and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters on Wednesday, but talks ended for the day with the sides appearing no closer to resolving a week-long political crisis that has rattled the restive, nuclear-armed nation.

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Daily Times

Pakistan's exports to EU countries increase by 15.76%

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's exports to 28-member European countries- European Union witnessed a growth of 15.76 percent under the autonomous trade preferences on 75 products from January to April 2014, documents available with this scribe revealed.

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Rediff.com

Nothing positive comes from talks with Pakistan

The clichd path of conducting 'uninterrupted and uninterruptable' bilateral dialogue with Pakistan to improve ties remains unimplemented and un-implementable under prevailing circumstances that are unlikely to alter in the near future, says Rahul Bedi.

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DNA India

India hits out at Pakistan for calling separatists 'stakeholders'

India on Wednesday strongly hit out at Pakistan for describing Kashmiri separatists as 'stakeholders' in the resolution of Kashmir problem, saying as per Simla Agreement it was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan and any other approach will "not yield results".

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WGBH

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Imagine you are very, very pregnant. For the purposes of this mind game, you are a married American woman and you are about to board a plane and, pregnant as you are, they let you on.

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Daily Monitor

Museveni applauds Pakistani investors for offering to upgrade Masaka Regional Hospital

KAMPALA. President Museveni has warmly welcomed the intentions of Pakistani entrepreneurs who have expressed interest in investing in the Ugandan medical sector by establishing a private University College in Masaka district.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Merinews

Ex-foreign ministers react on India's move to cancel secretary level talks with Pakistan

Indian government has called off the foreign secretaries meeting with Pakistan, which was scheduled on 25 August in Islamabad.

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The Wichita Eagle

Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.

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