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35 min ago | 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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Pakistan Christian Post

Sixteen years; way to prosperity. By Shamim Masih

Christians had the largest education and health system in Pakistan at the time of partition until the civil dictator Z A Bhutto nationalized their institutions.

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Weekday Magazine

Pakistan Launches New Polio Vaccination Campaign

Pakistan has launched a new campaign to vaccinate more than 700,000 children in its volatile tribal regions against polio.

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The Nation

Muggy weather to stay

Plains of the country remained in the grip of muggy weather on Monday with unscheduled load shedding adding to the woes of heat stricken people.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Nation

Ahmed Faraz remembered

Sixth death anniversary of one of the greatest Urdu poets of the last century, Syed Ahmad Shah, known by his admirers as Ahmed Faraz, was observed on Monday.

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Daily Times

Khattak stops PTI workers from holding rallies in KP : August 26, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has stopped the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activists from holding protest rallies in retaliation to the rallies of the PML-N in the province.

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