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5 hrs ago | The Nation

Shots fired on cargo plane at Peshawar airport

Shots were fired at a cargo plane which arrived from Kabul at Peshawar Airport on Monday morning.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Nation

PTI stages rally in Peshawar against govt

Like other parts of the country activist of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter staged a protest demonstration against the federal government and condemned brutal use of tear gas and rubber bullets against peaceful protesters.

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News Times

Police, protesters clash in Pakistani capital

Fazal-ur-Rehman, chief of Pakistan Ulema-e-Islam speaks during a rally to support Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

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The Times of India

Rift in Imran Khan's party over march to Pak PM's house, four leaders expelled

ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party on Sunday suffered a major setback after party president and senior politician Javed Hashmi was expelled after he criticized the cricketer-turned-politician's decision to march to the official residence of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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The New Zealand Herald

Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts 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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Huntington News

OP-ED: Educating the Taliban: Lessons in Counterterrorism From Professor Khan

Pakistan's Tribal region is the assumed headquarters of one of most dangerous militant organizations, Tehreek Taliban Pakistan , which began an insurgency against the state in 2007.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Nation

Dissident PTI MNAs to form independent group if expelled

The dissident MNAs of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have neither been contacted by the party leadership nor any show cause notice is served on them so far.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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The China Post

Freed Pakistani academic taught the children of Taliban captors

A Pakistani academic freed after four years in Taliban captivity on Friday told how he taught the militants' children math and English and met their feared former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.

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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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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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The Age

Book extract: Confessions of a People-Smuggler, Dawood Amiri

Asylum seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran cry as Indonesian officers force them to leave an Australian vessel.

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Daily Times

Zarb-e-Azb to continue: army chief : August 29, 2014,

RAWALPINDI Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said that the Pakistan Army will continue Zarb-e-Azb military operation in the tribal areas against militants till they are completely eliminated.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Suria

Pakistani academic held by Taliban for...

Pakistani troops have recovered a prominent academic held for four years by the Taliban in the country's troubled northwest, officials said on Friday.

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Daily Times

Saudi Airlines resumes operation from Peshawar after two months : August 28, 2014,

PESHAWAR Saudi Airlines resumed its flight operations from Peshawar on Thursday after two months suspension following militants' attack on Pakistan International Airlines aircraft.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Asia News Network

PESHAWAR: Number of Afghan refugees in Pakistan growing steadily

Despite the continuing process of voluntary repatriation of Afghans, the number of registered refugees in Pakistan is growing steadily as approximately 50,000 children are born to refugee families every year.

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The Telegraph

A scrumptious journey

From Kabul's chapli kebab , Peshawar's bharwan mushroom to the closely-guarded secrets of the dastarkhwans in Delhi to Chittagong's kasundi chingri , the Grand Trunk Road food festival at Barbeque Nation is no less than a delectable voyage on the subcontinent's oldest party highway.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Nation

Immunisation drive continues in KP

The immunisation campaign of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department continued for the second consecutive day on Tuesday in seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Daily Times

TTP splinter group announced : August 27, 2014,

PESHAWAR: A splinter group of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan was announced on Tuesday by the name TTP Jamatul Ahrar.

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The Long War Journal

Taliban splinter group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar forms in northwestern Pakistan

A group of commanders from the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has broken away from the organization and formed Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.

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