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1 hr ago | Daily Times

Independence Day celebrations kick off in KP, FATA : August 02, 2014,

PESHAWAR: With the start of the month of August, celebrations for 68th Independence Day of Pakistan were kicked off in Khyber Pakthunkhwa and Federally Adminsitred Tribal Areas on Friday.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

KP CM celebrates Eid in his native Nowshera district : August 01, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak celebrated Eidul Fitr with his electorates in district Nowshera and remained busy in exchanging Eid greetings with guests in his Hujra at Manki Sharif.

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17 hrs ago | Asia News Network

At least 23 picnickers drown off Pakistan beach

"When a body is pulled out from the water, we pray that it is the last one. We don't know how many drowned.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Times

Aman Lashkar member wounded in Bajaur blast : August 01, 2014,

BAJAUR: A member of the Aman Lashkar committee named Roohul Ameen was severely wounded in a landmine explosion at Kalli Talazai area of Bajaur Agency on Thursday.

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Daily Times

After metro bus, Islamabad needs exclusive passenger trains

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has partially repaired its image and market, both in less than a year, seemingly the only hint of the government's success so far.

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Colombo Page

Two major Sri Lankan drug racketeers live in Peshawar, Sri Lanka police say

July 31, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police Narcotics Bureau has revealed that the drug kingpins Mohammed Siddik and Wele Suda live in Peshawar in Pakistan.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

OpEdNews

The Power of Nightmares, Part 2

"Islamic factions, rapidly falling under the more radical influence of Zawahiri and his rich Saudi acolyte Osama bin Laden, join the nNeo-conservative-influenced Reagan Administration to combat the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.... In America, the neo-conservatives' aspirations to use the United States military power for further ... (more)

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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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USA Today

The ratcatcher of Peshawar faces uphill battle

The ratcatcher of Peshawar is unpaid but committed to doing his bit to rid the Pakistani city of its infestation of disease-carrying rodents.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Malala's example

While educators may take heart and some good cheer from the declarations of support and admiration offered by Malala Yousafzai on her arrival in this country, it's important to note that this young Pakistani student stands for far more than the importance of education, even in the face of deadly danger.

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Foreign Policy

Powerful Karzai Cousin Killed; Pakistani Army Shake Up Imminent; Kerry Praises Modi's Governance

Bonus Read: "U.S. paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to deal a few final blows against the Taliban," Ernesto Londono Hashmat Karzai, a powerful cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was killed by a suicide bomber during a dinner party at his home in Kandahar province on Tuesday .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Peninsula

UN agencies to provide basic facilities for refugees

PESHAWAR: The United Nations agencies and its partners will assume a bigger role in days ahead to cater to the needs of internally displaced persons of Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan Agency, sources said.

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ABC News

Photos: Eid Celebrations Mark the End of Ramadan

People ride on Bumper cars during an Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Burgess Park, July 28, 2014 in London, England.

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The Nation

Eid in Fata, parts of KP today

The unofficial Ruet-e-Hilal committee of Qasim Ali Khan Mosque announced late on Sunday night that Shawal moon had been sighted in different parts of the province and Eidul Fitr would be observed on Monday .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Nation

NH&MP continues action against overcharging

National Highways & Motorway Police continued strict legal action against overcharging in fares by public transport vehicles on Sunday.

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India.com

Pakistani militant shot dead

Peshawar, Jul 27 : Pakistani security forces shot dead a militant and arrested 10 suspects in a clash during search operations in the restive tribal areas in Khyber agency today.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Nation

Murky links between extortionists, seminaries

Not long ago, the clinic of Dr Hamid Hassan in Rawalpindi's posh Westridge neighbourhood was thronged by patients but now the clinic presents a deserted look.

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India Talkies

Suspected militant reported killed in Pakistan's Bannu District - Indiatalkies.com

Peshawar, July 26: A suspected militant was reportedly been gunned down by security forces in the Jannikhel area of Pakistan's Bannu District on Saturday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Nation

Pervaiz asks PTI to focus on IDPs, other KP issues

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid Thursday said that Parliament was the right forum to discuss issues for reforming the system in any institution.

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Daily Times

KP governor to Kabul: focus repatriation of Afghan refugees : July 26, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mehtab Khan expressed anguish at the Afghan government's move to tempt North Waziristan's residents to seek shelter across the border in Afghanistan on Friday, saying, "Kabul should focus resources and energies on long-awaiting and honourable repatriation of Afghan refugees."

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