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1 hr ago | NewsBlaze

Prominent Journalist Survives Gun Attack in Pakistan

According to reports, Mir's attackers were riding motorcycles and he sustained multiple wounds.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

Another anti-Taliban policeman killed in Karachi suicide attack : April 25, 2014,

The attack happened near a tailor's shop in the old vegetable market in a neighbourhood to the east of the city.

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9 hrs ago | The Economist

Journalism in Pakistan: The silencing of the liberals

THERE was a time when Hamid Mir, Pakistan's most famous journalist, had little reason to fear his work might put his life in danger.

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13 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Army: Airstrikes in Pakistan tribal region kill 37

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators are accusing President Barack Obama of disregarding the rule of law and the Constitution by considering administrative changes to the... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican senators accused President Barack Obama Thursday of displaying "an astonishing ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Chairman of Newport Pakistan Association "will be greatly missed"

IN PRAYER Jamia Mosque say farewell at the funeral service of Nasim Babur, chairman of Pakistan association of Newport Nasim Babur was born in the Punjabi city of Bahawalpur and came to the UK in his 20s, going on to run several Newport businesses.

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14 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

TRIBUTES have been paid to the chairman of the Pakistan Association of Newport who has died.

Nasim Babur was born in the Punjabi city of Bahawalpur and came to the UK in his 20s, going on to run several Newport businesses.

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15 hrs ago | Central Chronicle

British daily; Pakistan backs NaMo as India's next premier

Agencies, London Pakistan backs Narendra Modi as India's next Prime Minister, says a British daily adding that Islamabad believes the man accused of permitting the 2002 post-Godhra violence is 'the strong leader with whom it needs to negotiate peace'.

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19 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Bomb Kills 4 In Pakistan; Airstrikes Hit Militants

A bombing in southern Pakistan killed a police officer known for his anti-militant campaigns and three other people on Thursday while army officials said the Pakistani air force carried out airstrikes against insurgents in a northwestern tribal region, killing 16 militants.

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19 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Bomb kills 4 in Pakistan; airstrikes hit militants

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22 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

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

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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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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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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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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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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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