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Local news for Islamabad, Pakistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

U.S. conducts humanitarian airdrops to IS-seized Iraqi town

U.S. delivers humanitarian aid to the Iraqi Shi'ite town of Amerli where Islamic State militants have trapped the civilian population.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Times

Fired PTI lawmakers pour out their love for constitution : September 02, 2014,

Two PTI lawmakers Nasir Khattak and Musarat Zaib showed up for the first time in the House after their party resigned en masse from the NA.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Times

Crackdown leaves three dead, sends 700 to hospital : September 01, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Around 700 people were wounded and three killed as riot police battled crowds of charged protesters led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri all through Saturday night and Sunday morning.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Times

CJ directs all SC judges to reach Islamabad : September 01, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk has directed all judges of the Supreme Court to reach Islamabad, as some of the judges were on summer vacations.

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15 hrs ago | Canada.com

Pakistan state TV briefly off air as opposition protesters storm station, clash with police

The 25th TaiwanFest featured art, music and food as well as social activism this weekend in Vancouver.

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15 hrs ago | Trend

Protesters clash with Pakistan police, storm TV

Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a sprawling government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the prime minister's residence, AP reported.

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19 hrs ago | DNA India

How hacker group Anonymous extended support to Pakistan anti-government protestors with #opPakistan

In a rather odd expression of solidarity with anti-government protestors in Pakistan, hacktivist group Anonymous hacked into the Pakistan government websites including the Press Information Department, Pakistan Air Force and Punjab government website, the last of which has still not been restored.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Newindpress

Protests Flare Up in Pakistan

Pakistani protesters disperse after police fire tear gas during clashes near the prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30. Pakistani police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters as they tried to march toward the prime minister's home in the capital on Saturday, blanketing the route with clouds of white smoke and ... (more)

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Asia News Network

ISLAMABAD: Hungry protesters determined to fight it out in Islamabad

There was no reprieve on Sunday for the red zone, which had turned into a veritable war zone on Saturday night.

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Forbes.com

Iceland Volcano Eruption: So Far, So Good

I'm a Helsinki-based journalist and broadcaster writing about lifestyle, arts, food, leisure and travel trends across the Nordic region for Forbes.

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Reuters

Pressure mounts on Pakistan's premier to quit

Police fire teargas and rubber bullets on protesters in Pakistan, injuring dozens, as pressure mounts on Pakistan's leader to quit.

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CTV

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

Channelnewsasia.com

300 injured as police clash with protesters in Islamabad

At least 300 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said on Sunday , as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn.

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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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The Daily Star

Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

Riot police run after a supporter of Tahir ul-Qadri, Sufi cleric and leader of political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek , outside the parliament house as the supporters marched towards the prime minister's house in Islamabad August 30, 2014.

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Daily Times

Qadri trades one-month time for PM's resignation : August 31, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Saturday gave a one-month time to the assemblies in case of Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

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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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The Nation

Islamabad schools to be reopened on 1st

The Capital Administration and Development Division has announced reopening educational institutes from September 1 after city administration agreed to vacate some 32 schools where security personnel are staying.

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Daily Times

25 out of 289 political parties submit asset details to ECP's deadline : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD The Election Commission of Pakistan 's deadline for submission of assets details of political parties expired on Saturday.

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