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17 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

Why do Indians like Pakistani soap operas so much?

A family gathers to watch television in their home in Gauhati, India, Friday, May 16, 2014.

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2 hrs ago | GPB.org

Polio's Surge In Pakistan: Are Parents Part Of The Problem?

Usman , 7 months, and Abdullah , 18 months, are held by their mothers while they wait to receive the polio vaccine at the Jalozai refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan.

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2 hrs ago | KWBU-TV Waco

Polio's Surge In Pakistan: Are Parents Part Of The Problem?

Usman , 7 months, and Abdullah , 18 months, are held by their mothers while they wait to receive the polio vaccine at the Jalozai refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan.

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4 hrs ago | DNA India

TV shopping channel duped of Rs1 crore by Pakistan-based mastermind

The crime branch has cracked a case of fraud by a Pakistan-based operator, who cheated a Mumbai-based TV shopping channel of products worth about Rs1.05 crore by manipulating credit card details of people across India.

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8 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Pakistani troops kill 6 militants at Afghan borderPakistani troops...

Pakistani security forces in a troubled northwestern tribal region foiled an overnight cross-border attack from Afghanistan, killing six militants, two military officials said Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Afghan militants storm Pakistan check posts, kill 6

A Pakistani soldier stands near ammunition seized during a military operation against Taliban militants in the town of Miranshah in North Waziristan July 9, 2014.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan or Israel: what's the difference?

Do we take morbid pride in calling ourselves Muslims and butchering the innocent people of our own country in the name of religion? Who gave us the authority to play God? Is it just illiteracy or did our hearts really turn as cold as those of the Jews we see in Israel today? Being a Muslim in Pakistan, uploading posts and pictures on social media ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Asia Times

The Pashtun factor in Pakistan's insurgency

SPEAKING FREELY The Pashtun factor in Pakistan's insurgency By Luqman Saeed The influx of al-Qaeda to the tribal areas of Pakistan from sanctuaries in Afghanistan brought Pashtuns as an ethnic group under the intense scrutiny of political scientists, sociologists and anthropologists.

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National Public Radio

The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

During nationwide polio campaigns, hundreds of thousands of health workers go door to door, giving children two drops of the polio vaccine.

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Reuters

Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security

Security was tight as the faithful crowded mosques for Eid prayers. Karachi is on alert, amid fears of a possible attack by Taliban militants -- angered by the on-going military offensive in their North Waziristan stronghold.

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Daily Times

Nawaz urges patience; salutes armed forces, Waziristan IDPs : July 29, 2014,

Nawaz dedicated the Eid day to all the valiant soldiers waging a battle to rid Waziristan of terrorism, and the internally displaced persons , who had to leave their homes because of the operation Zarb-e-Azb.

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Foreign Policy

Powerful Karzai Cousin Killed; Pakistani Army Shake Up Imminent; Kerry Praises Modi's Governance

Bonus Read: "U.S. paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to deal a few final blows against the Taliban," Ernesto Londono Hashmat Karzai, a powerful cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was killed by a suicide bomber during a dinner party at his home in Kandahar province on Tuesday .

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Newkerala.com

Pakistan celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr

The largest Eid congregation here was held at the Faisal Mosque, Geo News reported.

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Hindustan Times

Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash Gaza conflict

Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outlook

Mob Attacks Ahmadis, Kills Woman, Two Girls in Pak

A woman and her two minor grand- daughters were killed when an angry mob set alight several houses, shops in Pakistan's Punjab province belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in riots that followed the alleged posting of blasphemous content on Facebook.

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ABC News

Photos: Eid Celebrations Mark the End of Ramadan

People ride on Bumper cars during an Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Burgess Park, July 28, 2014 in London, England.

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National Public Radio

Taliban In Pakistan Derails World Polio Eradication

Last January Salma Jaffar was shot while she was going door to door in Karachi, giving children drops of the polio vaccine.

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Taliban In Pakistan Derails World Polio Eradication

Last January Salma Jaffar was shot while she was going door to door in Karachi, giving children drops of the polio vaccine.

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The Peninsula

Haqqani militants won't be spared: Pakistan envoy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani, has reiterated that the North Waziristan operation against terrorists was going to be comprehensive and non-discriminatory, and no terrorist group including the notorious Haqqani Network was being given any safe exit as reported in the media.

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Daily Times

Imran threatens to file murder case against PM if violence erupts : July 28, 2014,

BANNU/KOHAT Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Monday threatened to file a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif if violence was used against his party workers during the August 14 rally.

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