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1 hr ago | The Star Online

U.S. tells Pakistan: Do not let Haqqani fighters resettle

The U.S. government urged Pakistan on Friday to prevent displaced Haqqani militants from returning to their traditional sanctuary after a Pakistani military offensive near the Afghanistan border.

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1 hr ago | The Times of India

Pakistan hands over Islamabad security to army

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government on Friday handed over federal capital Islamabad's security to the army for three months.

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5 hrs ago | The China Post

2 soldiers, 2 policemen killed in Pakistan attacks

A bomb killed at least two Pakistani soldiers in the country's northwestern tribal district where the army is carrying out a major offensive against Taliban militants, officials said.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism

6 hrs ago | BBC News

A country where liberal journalists risk death

The life of a liberal journalist in Pakistan is not an easy one. Write about someone fighting a blasphemy case, or someone whose faith is considered heresy, and you may very soon find yourself in deep trouble.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News, Asia, Activism, Religion, Islam

10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Beatings and addiction: Pakistan drug - clinic' prescribes torture

Beaten and malnourished, he lost his eyesight in a "clinic" run by a Pakistani mullah claiming to cure addicts who were kept against their will and forced to recite the Koran.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Prison

14 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Pakistani Catholics, Muslims cooperate to extinguish fire at friary

Karachi, Pakistan, Jul 25, 2014 / 02:01 am .- When a fire broke out last week at a Capuchin friary in Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, both local Christians and Muslims rushed to put out the blaze.

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16 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

India summons Pakistan Dy High Commissioner over Mumbai terror attack trial

New Delhi: India today summoned Pakistan's Deputy High Commissioner and lodged a strong protest against the adjournment of the ongoing Mumbai terror attack case trial in Pakistan.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Gazette

Witness: Teen's plane didn't show obvious distress

A man who saw a plane flown by an Indiana teen who was killed during an around-the-world flight attempt says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show any obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean off American Samoa.

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Related Topix: Oceania, American Samoa, World News, Plainfield, IN, Air Accidents

Daily Times

Pakistan rejects claim that 100,000 IDPs moved to Afghanistan : July 25, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of State & Frontier Regions on Thursday rejected the claim of Afghanistan that 100,000 persons from North Waziristan Agency have migrated to its territory after Pakistan's armed forces launched a military offensive to hunt down the terrorists.

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Daily Times

Pakistan says al Qaeda trainer, not Taliban militant, arrested : July 25, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan security officials said on Thursday they had arrested a top militant near the Afghan border but not a Pakistani Taliban leader who colleagues had identified last week as a man who once tried to blow up former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Pervez Musharraf

Daily Times

Mother of six - poisoned to death' by in-laws

LAHORE: A mother of six was allegedly poisoned to death by her in-laws in Wahdat Colony police precincts on Friday.

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DNA India

My statement on Sania Mirza has been misunderstood, says BJP leader K Laxman

Telangana BJP leader K Laxman on Thursday said that he has got no problem with Sania marrying anybody.

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Daily Times

Pakistan asks Karzai to pardon jailed reporter : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday appealed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai to issue a pardon to a journalist facing a four-year jail term in Afghanistan for contacting 'terrorists.'

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

Newkerala.com

Pakistan denies breaching Kashmir truce

Pakistan Thursday denied New Delhi's allegations that its military was violating the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir in a bid to push militants into the Indian state.

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Newkerala.com

Haqqani Network being targeted in operation: Pakistan

Pakistan Thursday said the country's security forces are targeting all armed groups including the Haqqani Network in the ongoing major offensive in North Waziristan tribal region.

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News24

.com | Pakistan calls for 'humanitarian pause' in Gaza

Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in the New Yorker.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Daily Times

Pakistan calls for immediate humanitarian pause in Gaza : July 24, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday called for an immediate end to the blockade of Gaza to allow humanitarian relief to reach Palestinians as the death toll in the besieged territory rose to more than 740.

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Newkerala.com

Discovering a vibrant India in Pakistan - via a book

Colourful photographs of people celebrating Holi; women wearing vermillion, saris and bindis as they wait for the moon rise so they can break their Karva Chauth fast; firecrackers creating a kaleidoscopic canvas in the sky during Diwali - all this seems normal till one spies a Pakistani flag fluttering in the background.

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India.com

Ex-Pakistan CJI Iftikhar Muhammad Iftikhar Chaudhry sends Rs.20 billion libel notice to Imran Khan

Islamabad, July 24 : Lawyers representing Pakistan's former chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry sent a defamation notice worth 20 billion rupees to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Thursday.

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The Nation

NUML academician wins pride for Pakistan from overseas

An academician from the Department of Education of National University of Modern Languages , Islamabad, has been conferred upon the coveted "Best Thesis Award" in her International Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Program by the International Teacher Education Department, East China Normal University .

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