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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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Daily Times

Security plan for Eid finalised; Rangers, army, police deployed

ISLAMABAD: In order to foil any terror bid in the capital on Eidul Fitr, the Interior Ministry has chalked out a major security plan that includes the deployment of the Pakistan Army troops in the city from August 1, in the wake of the threats of possible terrorist attacks.

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Daily Times

Habibur Rehman appointed as MD Opf : July 28, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Habibur Rehman Khan Director General Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment has been transferred and posted as Managing Director Overseas Pakistanis Foundation .

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The Nation

Violation of Ramazan ordinance: Cineplex Islamabad shut down for indefinite period

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/28-Jul-2014/violation-of-ramazan-ordinance-cineplex-islamabad-shut-down-for-indefinite-period For news details Read on : Violation of Ramazan ordinance: Cineplex Islamabad shut down for indefinite period Islamabad- Entertainment-starved residents of Pakistan's capital were deprived of their ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Outlook

It's Not Shi'as Vs Sunnis

Although the Shi'ites were a majority in Iraq, Sunnis predominated in positions of power and wealth throughout the twentieth century.

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The Peninsula

Lawyers oppose govt decision to call army in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Bar Association has filed a petition with the Islamabad High Court against the government decision to call out the army to secure the federal capital.

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Daily Times

Nawaz urges patience; salutes armed forces, Waziristan IDPs : July 29, 2014,

Nawaz dedicated the Eid day to all the valiant soldiers waging a battle to rid Waziristan of terrorism, and the internally displaced persons , who had to leave their homes because of the operation Zarb-e-Azb.

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Switched

Eid ul-Fitr 2014: A Celebration At The End Of Ramadan

One of the most joyous days in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Fitr , also known as Eid ul-Fitr or Eid , is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan .

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India.com

Pakistani daily

Islamabad, Jul 28: The communal violence in Indian town of Saharanpur should be halted at once before it spreads and becomes uncontrollable, a Pakistani daily said in an editorial.

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The Daily Star

Pakistani girls killed over 'blasphemy' on Facebook

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities.

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AlertNet

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over "blasphemous" ...

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Times

Monsoon downpour lashes twin cities; teen loses life in Pindi : July 28, 2014,

ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: A teen lost his life at Rawalpindi's Adiala Road, as the monsoon showers exposed the competency of the Rawalpindi and Islamabad administration authorities, putting lives and valuables of thousands at risk.According to reports, a teenager died when the ceiling of his home came down because of the heavy rain bursts at Adiala ... (more)

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Daily Times

Invoking Article 245 : Nobody except terrorists should be worried: Rashid : July 28, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said on Sunday that nobody except terrorists should be worried about invoking Article 245 as the article would be invoked in the backdrop of handling terrorist threats in the country.

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Trinidad Guardian

T&T-born HIV activist fights on

HIV activists stage a silent protest on July 20 at the opening ceremony of the International Aids 2014 conference, which commenced with a memorial for six HIV activists who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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Newindpress

One Killed in Explosion in Pakistan's Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: A blast occurred in a market in Pakistan's Balochistan province Sunday killing one person, a media report said.

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The Nation

Snakes increasing in Islamabad

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/27-Jul-2014/snakes-increasing-in-islamabad For news details Read on : Snakes increasing in Islamabad ISLAMABAD- It is not an unusual phenomenon to witness the stray dogs, monkeys, porcupines and hoards of wild boars crossing the streets in Pakistani capital specially at night, however this ... (more)

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