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2 hrs ago | Daily Times

Protest to continue until PM's resignation: Imran : August 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Friday reiterated his demand about the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and challenged all opposition parties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to stage a protest demonstration in Peshawar ten times tiny in size and the PTI will announce re-election in the province.

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9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Pak Tribunal once again seeks Osama doc's conviction record

The political agent of Khyber Agency has been once again put on notice by the Federally Administered Tribal Areas Tribunal in Pakistan to produce record of Dr Shakil Afridi's trial and conviction for links with banned militant outfit of Bara tehsil in Khyber Agency.

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13 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Eight people killed in heavy rains in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least eight people were killed and 28 injured due to heavy rain in Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in northwestern Pakistan.

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18 hrs ago | The Nation

PML-N KP threatens counter sit-in

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Thursday threatened to stage a sit-in in front of the Chief Minister House in Peshawar, if Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf did not wind up its protest in front of the Parliament House immediately.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Times

Lawyers protest against PTI, PAT sit-ins : August 22, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Lawyers on Thursday boycotted court proceedings to protest against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek sit-ins in Islamabad.

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Weekday Magazine

Pakistani Drivers Killed In Attack On NATO Supply Trucks

Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan have killed two Pakistani truck drivers who were trying to deliver fuel to NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Nation

SC serves notices on Imran, Qadri

The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notices to PTI Chairman Imran Khan and PAT Chief Tahirul Qadri for holding protest rallies on Constitution Avenue for their demands.

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Daily Times

Govt accepts all except one demand of PTI: Siraj : August 20, 2014,

PESHAWAR Jamaat-e-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said that the government has accepted all demands of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan except the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

What's so special about this photograph?

Have you heard of the mythical cave temple of Hinglaj Mata similar to Vaishno Devi? Or the accounts of a Muslim gatekeeper at the Shiv Mandir in Umerkot across the border? A new title, Historic Temples in Pakistan by Reema Abbasi with photos by Madiha Aijaz, presents spiritual myths and urban legends that are a window into the syncretic past of the ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Nation

Two boys drown

Two boys were drowned in a hole dug for the construction of metro bus project in the federal capital on Tuesday.

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Daily Times

No-confidence motion submitted against CM : August 19, 2014,

PESHAWAR The opposition in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday submitted a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Pervez Khattak to stop assembly dissolution in case the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf makes an attempt to do so.

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The Peninsula

Bomb kills two infants, four adults in northwest Pakist...

KHAR: At least six people including two infants were killed when a vehicle hit a roadside bomb in restive northwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Times

Minorities demands protection in Pakhtunkhwa : August 18, 2014,

PESHAWAR The Sikh community on Monday urged the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide them complete protection as their minority community is being killed and kidnapped without any reason.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Italian Parliamentarians along with Adan Farhaj condemn killing of Sikhs in Pakistan

Fermo, Italia: August 18, 2014. A conference was held on August 13, 2014 at the office of the Democratic Party of Fermo which was organized by human right activist Adan Farhaj, PMRO UK, with the collaboration of Democratic Party of Fermo and the Sikh Community of Porto Sant 'Elpidio.

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The Nation

Countrywide rallies mark Palestine Day

PESHAWAR/LAHORE - Religious parties held countrywide rallies on Sunday to express solidarity with the people of Palestine.

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West Australian

Pakistan gemstone industry struggles

For 400 years the craftsmen and traders of Peshawar's jewellery bazaar have cut, polished, set and haggled over precious gems dug from the rugged mountains of northwest Pakistan.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Times

Saad urges PTI to respect PML-N mandate : August 18, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Sunday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf should respect the mandate of people who have elected the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz government in 2013 general elections to run the democratic system in the country.

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Daily Times

Asfandyar elected ANP president unopposed : August 18, 2014,

PESHAWAR/CHARSADDA: Asfandyar Wali Khan was elected president of the Awami National Party unopposed for a fifth time on Sunday.

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Daily Times

Saeed asks Imran, Qadri to include Palestine in charter : August 17, 2014,

LAHORE Jamaat-ud-Da'wah leader Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has called upon Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehrik chief Dr Tahirul Qadri to include peace in Palestine in their charter of demands.

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The Nation

Shahbaz sends relief goods to Peshawar

On special direction of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, 12 trucks of relief items, including 4500 food hampers, have been dispatched for the people affected due to heavy rains in Peshawar.

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