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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

Imran slams Israeli aggression in Gaza : July 22, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday again condemned the Israeli aggression against Palestinians in Gaza which has led to over 500 innocent people including children being massacred and thousands more injured.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

Minister calls - war against terrorism' bigger than wars of 1965, 1971 : July 22, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch on Tuesday said that it was not difficult to eliminate the hideouts of terrorists but the real challenge would be the successful rehabilitation of the internally displaced persons.

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5 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

Slum dwellers of Islamabad protest with their beds

Islamabad: July 22, 2014. J Salik lead a massive protest of more than five hundred slum residents along-with their beds against the attitude of WAPDA today in front of National Press Club.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Bradford husband Danish Irfan battered his sleeping wife to death with a hammer

Husband battered his sleeping wife to death with a hammer 'hitting her 10 times when he found a text message she had sent to another man' Accused: Danish Irfan, 22, is accused of battering his sleeping wife to death with a hammer, hitting her 10 times after he found a text message she had sent to another man A 'possessive and controlling' husband ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Between hawks and doves

Hafiz Saeed's meeting with an Indian journalist must be seen as part of Islamabad's sinister strategy, writes Abhijit Bhattacharyya Hardly anything remains secret or classified these days, owing to the availability of open-source information thanks to real-time reporting by the electronic media and the mass access to information technology.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

The girl who defied the taliban

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai who was shot by Taliban gunmen for speaking up for the rights of girls to have an education.

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The Star Online

Rising civilian deaths fuel outrage in Pakistan offensive

BANNU, Pakistan: When Pakistani air force jets rained down missiles on a village in the country's violence-wracked northwest last week, it was described as yet another victory over Taliban insurgents in an ongoing military offensive.

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Hindustan Times

Chinas new Afghan envoy lauds Pak spy agency ISI

China on Monday praised Pakistan and its spy agency the Inter-Services Intelligence for their fight against terrorism, all but absolving them of involvement in the recent attack on the Indian consulate in Herat in Afghanistan.

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Daily Times

PML-N eyes military establishment's help to avert looming political storm : July 22, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Alarmed and deterred by the looming political storm, the ruling PML-N leadership seeks support of the establishment to stop the rallies against the government.

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Hindustan Times

Pakistan to release 57 boats of Indian fishermen

As part of goodwill gesture, the Nawaz Sharif government has decided to release 57 fishing boats of 150 Indian fishermen, the foreign ministry said in Islamabad on Monday.

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Daily Times

NHA involves private sector for highway construction projects : July 22, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The National Highway Authority , in line with the present government's policy, has involved private sector in the construction of new highways and motorways in the country.

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Daily Times

SC reinstates Hajj policy, annuls LHC verdict : July 21, 2014,

ISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the Hajj Policy 2014 annulling the earlier decision of the Lahore High Court in this regard.

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Daily Times

Dobbins calls on Sartaj, discusses US-Pakistan relations, Afghanistan : July 21, 2014,

ISLAMABAD US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins paid his farewell call on Adviser to prime minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz at the Foreign Office on Monday.

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Deseret News

John Hoffmire: Why we must take energy poverty seriously

Afghan refugee children attend classes shortly before starting an event on the occasion of U.N. World Day Of Social Justice, at a makeshift school set up in a mosque on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.

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Korea Herald

Pakistan at crossroads of security threa...

More than 30 years after South Korea and Pakistan established diplomatic ties, a notable change took place this year marking their improving relations.

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The Nation

PIA plane makes emergency landing in Muscat

Islamabad- A Pakistan International Airlines flight en route from Islamabad to Saudi Arabia made an emergency landing in Muscat today after a passenger suffered heart attack.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Fantasy-peddling is not diplomacy

SAINTS are the exception. Anyone else in the writing business, including those of us at the nether end of the business, can rarely resist the temptations of glory.

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Examiner.com

Pakistan and Afghanistan: need for joint action against terrorism

A five-member defense delegation from Pakistan has urged the United States to devise a mechanism for continuing to support the military operation against Taliban militants in North Waziristan and Northern areas even after its withdrawal from Afghanistan .The delegation, which visited the United States last week, has also asked the Obama ... (more)

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Daily Times

The man and his will to survive : July 21, 2014,

After crossing the Islamabad Highway at Rawal Chowk, he paused for a minute to control his breath.

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The Nation

U.S. Commander dreads reservations over North Waziristan operation

The U.S. Commander of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan, General Joseph Dunford, told Congress about his reservations on the overall effectiveness of the army operations in North Waziristan.

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