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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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The Daily Star

Afghan militants storm Pakistan check posts, kill 6

A Pakistani soldier stands near ammunition seized during a military operation against Taliban militants in the town of Miranshah in North Waziristan July 9, 2014.

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Daily Times

Pakistan or Israel: what's the difference?

Do we take morbid pride in calling ourselves Muslims and butchering the innocent people of our own country in the name of religion? Who gave us the authority to play God? Is it just illiteracy or did our hearts really turn as cold as those of the Jews we see in Israel today? Being a Muslim in Pakistan, uploading posts and pictures on social media ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Asia Times

The Pashtun factor in Pakistan's insurgency

SPEAKING FREELY The Pashtun factor in Pakistan's insurgency By Luqman Saeed The influx of al-Qaeda to the tribal areas of Pakistan from sanctuaries in Afghanistan brought Pashtuns as an ethnic group under the intense scrutiny of political scientists, sociologists and anthropologists.

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National Public Radio

The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

During nationwide polio campaigns, hundreds of thousands of health workers go door to door, giving children two drops of the polio vaccine.

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Reuters

Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security

Security was tight as the faithful crowded mosques for Eid prayers. Karachi is on alert, amid fears of a possible attack by Taliban militants -- angered by the on-going military offensive in their North Waziristan stronghold.

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Daily Times

Nawaz urges patience; salutes armed forces, Waziristan IDPs : July 29, 2014,

Nawaz dedicated the Eid day to all the valiant soldiers waging a battle to rid Waziristan of terrorism, and the internally displaced persons , who had to leave their homes because of the operation Zarb-e-Azb.

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