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Three paramilitary soldiers were killed when a group of militants launched a rocket attack on a mountain fort in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Sunday, security officials said. The midnight attack took place in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan tribal district on the Afghan border, where the military launched a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents in June.
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Members of an Islamic charity group Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation, load relief goods on to a truck going to flood affected areas, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
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13, 2014. . A Kashmiri carries items salvaged from his damaged house and he walks on a ladder to reach his neighbor's house in Srinagar, India, Saturday, Sept.
Military specialists blew up dikes in central Pakistan to divert swollen rivers and save cities from raging floods that have killed hundreds of people, authorities said Saturday, as officials stepped up efforts in India's part of Kashmir to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases there. In Pakistan, the breaches at the overflowing Chenab River were performed overnight as floodwaters reached Multan, a city famous for its Sufi saints.
Islamabad, Dhu-AlQa'dah 18, 1435, Sep 13, 2014, SPA - Authorities were struggling Saturday to rescue thousands of people stranded by floods in more than 100 villages in central Pakistan, dpa quoted officials as saying.
Indian and Pakistani business owners this week descended on an exhibition in New Delhi aimed at improving trade linkages between the countries. In 2011, when India and Pakistan resumed a bilateral discourse, commerce was billed as a key confidence-building measure to reducing distrust and lowering barriers.
Women supporters Pakistan's fiery Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri offer Friday prayers camping outside the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sept. 12, 2014.
Najeeb, 60, woke to warnings that a flood was imminent in the Gogjibagh locality of Srinagar, Kashmir, where she and her husband live. Residents were advised to leave and move to safer areas.
Pakistan's opposition says police have arrested scores of activists in an effort to stop them from participating in weekslong sit-ins in the capital, Islamabad. Jehanghir Tareen, a leader of the party of famed cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, said a large number of party activists were captured during overnight raids which started Friday and continued Saturday.
QUETTA, Pakistan: A bomb explosion on a busy road in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province on Saturday killed three people, including a paramilitary soldier, and wounded at least 16 other people, security officials said. The bomb, planted in a car parked by the side of the road on a crowded crossroads in Quetta city, apparently targeted a paramilitary vehicle passing the area.
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Islamabad- A total of 226 Pakistanis have been released from Libyan jails since March this year. According to Foreign Office, due attention is being paid for release of detained Pakistani nationals in Libya and since March this year, 226 detainees have been released out of total 300.
ISLAMABAD: The Chinese president has expressed his desire to visit Pakistan "as early as possible," Foreign Office said on Friday. As per the details, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz met the Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO Summit at Dushanbe, Tajikistan on Friday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Ambassador to Germany Syed Hasan Javed on Thursday urged the German medium and small enterprises to invest in Pakistan as it offers one of the best investment regimes in the world on foreign investment. He was addressing the participants of a "Pakistan Business Day" conference organised by the embassy under the aegis of Asia-Pacific Forum Berlin, according to a message received here from Pakistan's Embassy in Berlin, Germany.
Pakistan's army announced Friday that it had arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality and education for women. Army spokesman Gen.
ISLAMABAD: The Taliban gunmen who tried to kill Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai in the country's restive northwest two years ago have been arrested, the army said Friday. Militants boarded the teenage activist's school bus and shot her in the head in October 2012 for her outspoken views on girls' education, in an attack that also wounded two of her friends.
The main city in Indian Kashmir has "drowned completely" under water, a senior official said yesterday, with the floods now affecting about two million people in neighbouring Pakistan and threatening its cotton industry. The floods began in Kashmir after heavy monsoon rains and are now progressing downstream through Pakistan, washing away thousands of villages and large areas of important farmland.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 03:53 pm
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