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1 hr ago | The Standard

Mob in more Pakistan clashes

Anti-government protesters armed with rocks and clubs clashed with police in Islamabad after the army called for a peaceful end to Pakistan's political crisis.

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4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

US urges restraint in Pakistan

Pakistani army soldiers push back supporters of Tahir ul-Qadri, a Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek , after they stormed the building of the state television channel PTV during the Revolution March in Islamabad on Monday.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan Railway to operate Cargo Express : September 01, 2014,

KARACHI After revamping the railways' falling system and entering the profit earning phase, Pakistan Railway is now set to operate Cargo Express from Tuesday.

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12 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital

Pakistani protesters help carry their injured colleague to an ambulance during a clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Times

Pakistan Railways has come out of crisis: GM

LAHORE: The financial position of Pakistan Railways has improved tremendously after passenger and freight sectors attracted commuters and traders respectively after several measures taken by the PR administration.

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CTV

400 injured as anti-government protesters clash with Pakistani police

Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the biggest challenge yet to his authority.

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Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts parts of northern Pakistan

A magnitude-6 earthquake struck northern Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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Newkerala.com

Modi regretting axing talks with Pakistan?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to be having second thoughts on his decision to cancel foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan, a newspaper said Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Times

Indian violations of LoC concerns Pakistan : August 31, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday expressed concern over continued Indian violation of working boundaries and termed it a matter of grave concern for the government and the people of Pakistan.

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Daily Times

Burney requests Kuwait to open visa for Pakistani families

KARACHI: Ansar Burney Trust International Chairman, Ansar Burney in his letters to the Kuwait government has requested the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince and Deputy Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, prime minister to open visa for the families of Pakistanis living and working in Kuwait.

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News Times

Pakistani protesters head toward premier's house

Pakistani protesters run during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014.

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Nerve News

Protests, sit-ins affecting Pakistan's progress: Nawaz Sharif

" Tahir-ul Qadri and PTI chief Imran Khan Aug 15 began their protests for the resignation of Nawaz Sharif, accusing him of rigging the 2013 general election."

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Al Bawaba

Who is 'Lady al-Qaida'? And why is the IS pushing for her release?

The IS is currently holding a 26-year-old American aid worker whose release they've also pinned on the U.S. release of Aafia Siddiqui.

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Daily Times

RAC stages - Pehchan Humari Pakistan' : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The fun lovers of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were entertained with a play `Pehchan Humari Pakistan' staged at Rawalpindi Arts Council in connection with Independence Day celebrations.The play titled "Pehchan Humari Pakistan", was written by Azhar Firoz and directed by Imran Rushdi while portraying theme on nation's identity ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Deseret News

United Nations says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

In this Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, file photo, Hollywood actress and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Ambassador Angelina Jolie, left, and actor Brad Pitt, right, are escorted by unidentified UNHCR officials towards a helicopter in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, after seeing an earthquake-affected area.

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Hindustan Times

Start talks with Pakistan Mehbooba Mufti to centre

Mehbooba Mufti, president of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, Friday appealed the central government to start defence minister level talks with Pakistan.

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The Times of India

Pakistan made a 'spectacle' of bid to resolve issues, Modi says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also warned Pakistan that while India would still strive for friendly ties with it, Islamabad needed to ensure an environment free of terrorism for that to happen.

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Daily Times

Eight arrested in attack on Sikhs in Peshawar : August 29, 2014,

PESHAWAR Police on Friday arrested eight accused allegedly involved in assisting assailants who attacked shops of small Sikh community in Hashtnagri area in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 6. Jagmohan Singh a trader belonging to the Sikh community was killed and two others Pram Singh and Manmit Singh were injured in the ... (more)

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Cybercast News Service

Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.

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Al Jazeera

Academic recovered from Pakistani Taliban

Ajmal Khan, vice-chancellor of university in Peshawar, had been kidnapped on his way to work and held for four years.

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