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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Pakistan widows, 'second' wives flee fighting but are denied aid

Thousands of women displaced by fighting in Pakistan are struggling to get food and other aid because they lack identity cards and conservative Muslim elders have forbidden them from going to distribution centers.

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3 hrs ago | Nerve News

Four killed in Pakistan road accident

At least four people were killed and 12 injured Friday when a passenger coach fell into a gorge in Pakistan.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

'Pakistan used US anti-terror military aid to fight India' : former US diplomat

Washington : Most of the American military aid to Islamabad for counterinsurgency has gone into buying equipment to fight India, a former US diplomat has told lawmakers as he described Pakistan as a country which is "on the edge in many ways of being a failed state".

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The Indian Express

Pak used US anti-terror military aid to fight India: Former diplomat

A stable Afghanistan could go a long way to lowering the temperatures and the tensions in the Afghan-Pakistani relationship.

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Asia News Network

At least 23 picnickers drown off Pakistan beach

"When a body is pulled out from the water, we pray that it is the last one. We don't know how many drowned.

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Daily Times

Taliban factionalisation fuels spate of kidnappings in Pakistan : August 01, 2014,

An officer from the Federal Investigation Agency who works specifically on kidnapping cases said the splintering of the Pakistani Taliban, formally known as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP, has led to more such crime in the past two years.

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National Journal

Pakistani Leader Said Intent on Developing New Nuclear 'Understanding' with India

Pakistani Rangers, seen in black uniform, and Indian Border Security Force personnel, in khaki, perform the "flag off" ceremony at the Pakistan-India Wagah border post in January 2013.

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Stars and Stripes

Pakistan says no insurgent groups will be spared in its offensive

A view toward the Afghan border, just across the hills, Parachinar, in Kurram in the tribal area, Pakistan.

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Asia News Network

ISLAMABAD: Acid Violence: Laws must meet action

Last week, two teenage sisters suffered burn injuries on the face and neck when masked men sprayed acid on them in Mastung.

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Iol.co.za

Nineteen drown in Karachi's rough seas

Nineteen bathers have drowned and four are missing in rough seas off Pakistan's biggest city Karachi, officials said on Thursday, after defying a ban on swimming during the monsoon season.

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The Lebanon Daily News

19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

Farooq Baluch, the director of Pakistan's largest private emergency service, said Thursday that rescuers had pulled 19 bodies from the water near the southern city of Karachi.

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Trend

Head of Turkmen-Pakistani intergovernmental commission from Turkmenistan appointed

Turkmenistan's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Rashid Meredov will head Turkmenistan-Pakistan intergovernmental commission from this country, according to the order of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Pakistan acid attacks on women cast pall of fear

This photograph taken on July 23, 2014, shows Pakistani activists from a regional Baluchistan Nationalist party as they chant slogans during a demonstration outside the Bolan Medical Complex where in Quetta in southwestern Baluchistan province, the female A recent spate of acid attacks in a region of Pakistan previously untouched by the crime has ... (more)

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Xinhuanet

12 tourists drown in sea view area in Pakistan's Karachi

At least 12 tourists who were celebrating Muslims' Eid festival died as they drowned in sea view area in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, officials said.

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The Mountain Times

ASU receives grant to continue Pakistani exchange program

Appalachian State University has received a third grant totaling $397,713 from the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, to continue an exchange project between public schools in Watauga County and Taxila, Pakistan.

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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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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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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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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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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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