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

2 hrs ago | American Reporter

Campaign 2008WARY of Protests, Democrats Pay for a Jail

He was forced to live like a blind man in a dark dungeon for eight months, so completely denied daylight that he could not know if it was day or night, after Pakistan's Military Intelligence secretly abducted him on suspicion of promoting U.S. interests.

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6 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Man Reaches For The Sun For A Solution To Pakistan's Gas Crisis

Spring has crept up to the foothills of the Himalayas and, in Islamabad, Pakistan's purpose-built capital, the air is full of the scent of roses and the yelling of birds.

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8 hrs ago | The Economist

Pakistan's Islamists: Returning with a vengeance

IN THE summer of 2007, things were not looking good for Maulana Abdul Aziz, an extremist cleric who had just failed in his attempt to impose strict sharia law on Pakistan's capital by force.

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13 hrs ago | The Nation

Pakistani Taliban end ceasefire with government but say talks still on

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/16-Apr-2014/pakistani-taliban-end-ceasefire-with-government-but-say-talks-still-on For news details Read on : Pakistani Taliban end ceasefire with government but say talks still on DERA ISMAIL KHAN- Pakistani Taliban have formally ended a 40-day ceasefire but are still open to talks with ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Truthdig

Five Ways Nevada Rancher Militia Resembles Pakistan's Taliban

Pakistan The Federally Administered Tribal Area of Pakistan is ruled directly from the capital, Islamabad, rather than having an elected provincial government or legislature.

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19 hrs ago | India Talkies

Indian election elicits keen interest in Pakistan (Election Special) - Indiatalkies.com

Lahore, April 16: Will Narendra Modi win? Will India get a stable government? What are Arvind Kejriwal's prospects? Is the Congress finished? The questions fly thick and fast in Pakistan, where interest in India's ongoing parliamentary election runs high, for once overriding questions on all other issues including Kashmir.

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23 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Afghan presidential candidate for special ties with Pakistan

KABUL: Afghan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani says rapprochement with the Taliban's old backers Pakistan, along the lines of France and Germany after World War II, is key to ending instability in his conflict-torn nation.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vanguard

19-yr-old Pakistani nabbed with N228m heroin at MMIA

A 19-year-old Pakistani, Iftikihar Muhammed Arslan, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for attempting to smuggle 25 parcels of heroin into the country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Nigeria, World News, Qatar, Middle East, United Arab Emirates

Voice of America

Millions Labor in Pakistan's Informal Economy

The World Bank says that in Pakistan, roughly 70 percent work in the so-called informal sector, a part of the economy that is unregulated and untaxed.

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Canada.com

Pakistani brothers accused again of grave-robbing, cannibalism - again

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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The Nation

KSA lifts ban on import of cattle from Pakistan

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/15-Apr-2014/ksa-lifts-ban-on-import-of-cattle-from-pakistan For news details Read on : KSA lifts ban on import of cattle from Pakistan JEDDAH- The price of meat in the Kingdom is expected to fall with the lifting of ban on the imports of cattle, sheep and goats from Pakistan by the Saudi ... (more)

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India Auto News

Yamaha Pakistan plant to be set-up in Karachi at $150 million

Its been over a year that Yamaha had revealed plans of setting-up a new plant in Pakistan.

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The Nation

Modi won't get tougher on Pakistan: Kasuri

Former Foreign Minister and PTI leader Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri has said that BJP leader Narendra Modi, if comes to power, will not adopt a tough policy against Pakistan.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Toddler Acquitted Of Attempted Murder Charges

A Pakistani judge dismissed an attempted murder charge Saturday that police lodged against a 9-month-old boy, ending a bizarre case that drew new criticism to the country's troubled criminal justice system.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

'Double Dealing': How Pakistan Fueled War in Afghanistan

What if the United States has been waging the wrong war against the wrong enemy for the last 13 years in Afghanistan? Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Carlotta Gall, who's spent more than a decade covering Afghanistan since 2001, concludes just that in her new book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Pervez Musharraf

KRVN-AM Lexington

Top US Spy: Intel Cooperation with Pakistan - On the Upswing'

The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is "of lateon the upswing," according to America's top intelligence official.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, University of Georgia, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism,

Daily Times

Pakistani marble & granite sector has potential: USAID

KARACHI: The United States Agency for International Development through its Firms Project, participated in the 3-day, Institute of Architects Pakistan's , 9th international exhibition of building products at the Karachi Expo Center.

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Iol.co.za

Pakistani man arrested for eating baby

A Pakistani man was arrested on Monday on suspicion of cannibalism when the head of a newborn baby was found at his home - three years after he was jailed for the same offence.

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News24

Pakistani boy trapped in tunnel after treasure hunt

Rescue workers were trying to save a teenage Pakistani boy trapped in a 15m tunnel he dug under his house to look for treasure, on the advice of a fortune teller, police say.

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The Nation

Unemployment monster preying on Pakistanis

SALMAN ABDUHU, IFTIKHAR ALAM and ARSHAD BHATTI - It is an encouraging sign that unemployment rate in Pakistan has gone slightly down from 6.30 per cent to 6 per cent in the second quarter of 2013-14, but the percentage of unskilled labour among the unemployed remains alarmingly high.

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