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3 hrs ago | The Nation

Indian attack in Gultari sector repulsed

ISLAMABAD/SKARDU/NEW DELHI - Indian troops on Thursday opened unprovoked firing along the Line of Control in Gultari sector in Siachen.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Indian Express

Pak used US anti-terror military aid to fight India: Former diplomat

A stable Afghanistan could go a long way to lowering the temperatures and the tensions in the Afghan-Pakistani relationship.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

'Pakistan used US anti-terror military aid to fight India' : former US diplomat

Washington : Most of the American military aid to Islamabad for counterinsurgency has gone into buying equipment to fight India, a former US diplomat has told lawmakers as he described Pakistan as a country which is "on the edge in many ways of being a failed state".

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Daily Times

Washington conference explores Pakistan's options to meet exponential energy needs

WASHINGTON: Pakistan's energy crisis could best be addressed through a holistic approach integrating immediate improvement in current generation and supply systems with judiciously planned exploitation of diverse sources, top experts emphasised at a one-day conference.

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Daily Times

Taliban factionalisation fuels spate of kidnappings in Pakistan : August 01, 2014,

An officer from the Federal Investigation Agency who works specifically on kidnapping cases said the splintering of the Pakistani Taliban, formally known as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan or TTP, has led to more such crime in the past two years.

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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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Daily Times

Nation celebrates Eidul Fitr with religious fervour : August 01, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Eidul Fitr was celebrated on Tuesday in the country, including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan with great religious fervour and festivity.

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Daily Times

Imran demands mid-term polls, dissolution of govt : August 01, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Imran Khan on Thursday reiterated his demand for the mid-term elections, vowed to move ahead with his planned 'million march towards the capital if his party's demand for the early polls is not accepted by the government.

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Hollywood Reporter

'Homeland' Adds Trio to Season 4

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Mark Moses and Indian actress Nimrat Kaur have joined the series for several episodes.

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Stars and Stripes

Pakistan says no insurgent groups will be spared in its offensive

A view toward the Afghan border, just across the hills, Parachinar, in Kurram in the tribal area, Pakistan.

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UAport

20 bodies of drowning victims recovered from Karachi beaches

Islamabad: At least 20 bodies have been recovered from two separate beaches in southern Pakistan, where 23 people had drowned, after they went swimming into the sea despite warnings about strong currents.

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Asia News Network

ISLAMABAD: Acid Violence: Laws must meet action

Last week, two teenage sisters suffered burn injuries on the face and neck when masked men sprayed acid on them in Mastung.

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Trend

Head of Turkmen-Pakistani intergovernmental commission from Turkmenistan appointed

Turkmenistan's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Rashid Meredov will head Turkmenistan-Pakistan intergovernmental commission from this country, according to the order of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Foreign Policy

The Xinjiangistan Connection

With terror attacks on the rise, officials in Beijing are increasingly worried that Pakistan is an incubator of Islamic radicalism across China.

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The Mountain Times

ASU receives grant to continue Pakistani exchange program

Appalachian State University has received a third grant totaling $397,713 from the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, to continue an exchange project between public schools in Watauga County and Taxila, Pakistan.

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Voice of America

Pakistan Says it 'Foiled' Cross-Border Militant Attack

Pakistan said it has repulsed an attack on a military outpost by Afghanistan-based militants, killing at least seven attackers.

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Times of Oman

Is PML-N throwing in the towel now?

After first showing nerves, then a bit of fight, to now invoking Article 245 to seek the military's help in maintaining law and order in response to opposition Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf 's Independence Day long march on August 14, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is betraying signs of politically throwing in the towel.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

American Reporter

Campaign 2008DENVER'S Big Moment Arrives at Last

He was forced to live like a blind man in a dark dungeon for eight months, so completely denied daylight that he could not know if it was day or night, after Pakistan's Military Intelligence secretly abducted him on suspicion of promoting U.S. interests.

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The Peninsula

Operation against terrorists in Waziristan - comprehensive'

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Jalil Abbas Jilani, has reiterated that the North Waziristan operation against terrorists was going to be comprehensive and nondiscriminatory, and no terrorist group including the notorious Haqqani Network was being given any safe exit as reported in the media.

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The Nation

PML-N extends offer for talks with PTI

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/29-Jul-2014/pml-n-extends-offer-for-talks-with-pti For news details Read on : PML-N extends offer for talks with PTI ISLAMABAD- Ruling PML-N has contacted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and extended offer for talks on its demands to persuade PTI to call off Azadi March.

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