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Pakistan targets militant hideouts near Afghan border

Pakistani fighter jets pounded suspected militant hideouts near the Afghan border on Thursday in response to a spate of attacks around the country, the army said, in the first aerial operation against Taliban insurgents in two months.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Truthdig

Top 5 Reasons Solar Energy Will Save the World

First Solar expects solar electricity generation costs to fall from 63 cents a watt to 35 cents a watt from now through 2017! 4. Even poor countries of the global South like Pakistan are finding it affordable now to create enormous solar parks .

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Pakistan: Media House Under ISI Attack

The tension between Pakistan's military and a large section of the country's media has escalated following the assassination attempt on Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Pakistan's army wants TV news channel shut down

Pakistani journalists protest for their colleague Hamid Mir, who was shot and injured by gunmen in Karachi on Saturday, Monday, April 21, 2014 in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Daily Times

Heroes of Pakistan position holders announced

KARACHI: In the hunt of talented Pakistani youth and providing a professional platform to unprivileged youngsters in terms of resources, Green Card Capital has announced the top four winners from the total 150 participants of 'Heroes of Pakistan,' in a press conference held here at Karachi Press Club on Tuesday.Heroes of Pakistan competition is ... (more)

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National Public Radio

Pakistan's Army Seeks Closure Of TV Channel

The Pakistani army has filed a complaint asking the government to shut down the country's leading private Geo News TV channel over what the military calls "false" reports, an official said Wednesday.

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Newsday

My Day: Pakistani station master

Shaukat Mehmood Hashmi works as the station master in an isolated part of north-western Pakistan.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Christian Man in Pakistan Reportedly Killed After Refusing to Convert to Islam

A Christian man in his twenties was reportedly shot and killed by a Muslim co-worker in Pakistan after refusing to convert to Islam, Pakistani and Christian news sites are reporting.

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Iol.co.za

Pakistan declares war on slums

Wrapped in a purple shawl, Mirjan wanders downcast among the ruins of the Islamabad slum where she lived, newly demolished.

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Rediff.com

LIVE! TV journalist shot dead in Pakistan

According to police, four armed men intercepted SAMAA TV journalist Shahzad Iqbal and opened fire on him in Mianwali town, some 300 kilometers from Lahore.

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Army Times

Pakistan says it's test-fired short-range missile

If you're on the hunt for employment but you've been going about it mainly by sitting in your house... ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military says it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.

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Columbia Journalism Review

Pakistan's most prominent journalist shot by gunman in Karachi

Pakistan's most famous and influential journalist is recovering in a hospital after being shot by a gunman in the metropolis of Karachi this weekend.

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Militant attacks in northwestern Pakistan kill 8

In one of the attacks, gunmen ambushed a police patrol on the outskirts of the city of Peshawar, killing five policemen and a civilian, said police officer Fazal Wahid.

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AlertNet

Nine killed in attacks in Pakistan's volatile northwest

Security officials and rescue workers collect evidence at the site of a bomb blast in Charsadda district in the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, April 22, 2014.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

ABC News

Militant Attacks in Northwestern Pakistan Kill 8

The police say the attacks took place on Tuesday morning on the outskirts of Peshawar city and in the neighboring district of Charsadda.

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The Lebanon Daily News

UN: 2 UNICEF staff abducted in Pakistan are free

The United Nations says two staff members of the U.N. children's agency UNICEF who were abducted in Pakistan have been freed.

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The Peninsula

Shot Pakistani TV anchor stable: Hospital

KARACHI: A leading Pakistani journalist and TV anchor who was shot three times in an attack in Karachi is conscious and in a stable condition, hospital sources said yesterday.

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Pakistan senate panel revokes ban on YouTube

Islamabad, April 21: Pakistan's Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights approved a resolution Monday to lift a ban on video-sharing website Youtube, a media report said.

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CNN

2 UNICEF staffers missing in Pakistan

On Saturday, gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor there. His brother linked the attack to the nation's government, drawing a denial from military officials.

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National Public Radio

Gunmen Wound Pakistani TV Anchor In Weekend Shooting

Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi.

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