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25 min ago | Daily Times

France assures support in fight against intolerance : April 23, 2014,

PARIS French Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the assassination attempt on Hamid Mir, senior journalist and TV anchor, on April 19 in Karachi, and wished him a speedy recovery and assured him of its sympathy.

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1 hr ago | National Public Radio

Pakistan's Army Seeks Closure Of TV Channel

The Pakistani army has filed a complaint asking the government to shut down the country's leading private Geo News TV channel over what the military calls "false" reports, an official said Wednesday.

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1 hr ago | The Peninsula

Five killed in Karachi violence

ISLAMABAD: Firing and other violent incidents across the metropolis took the life of five persons on Wednesday, Pakistan's Geo News reported.

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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

Between the devil and the deep blue sea? : Govt has - faith' in army, and it - loves' media too

He said all the national institutions were respectable and integral part of the state.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Times

Treasury, opposition benches in SA debate PPO

KARACHI: Sindh Assembly session after long debates by treasury and opposition benches finally referred Muttahida Qaumi Movement 's resolution against the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance to the provincial standing committee on Law and Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday.Syed Sardar Ahmed of MQM talking to Daily Times informed standing committee would ... (more)

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Daily Times

Heroes of Pakistan position holders announced

KARACHI: In the hunt of talented Pakistani youth and providing a professional platform to unprivileged youngsters in terms of resources, Green Card Capital has announced the top four winners from the total 150 participants of 'Heroes of Pakistan,' in a press conference held here at Karachi Press Club on Tuesday.Heroes of Pakistan competition is ... (more)

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AlertNet

Pakistan - Shooting of leading journalist linked to coverage of security agencies

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the shooting attack on leading journalist Hamid Mir, the host of Geo TV's political talk show "Capital Talk," as he was driving to his office shortly after landing at Karachi airport on 19 April.

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The Nation

Complaint submitted to PEMRA against GEO News

An application has been filed to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority against a private media group for violating PEMRA rules on April 19, 2014.

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Columbia Journalism Review

Pakistan's most prominent journalist shot by gunman in Karachi

Pakistan's most famous and influential journalist is recovering in a hospital after being shot by a gunman in the metropolis of Karachi this weekend.

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Newkerala.com

Pakistan Supreme Court judges to probe shooting of Geo News editor

Islamabad, April 21 : Three Supreme Court judges were approved Monday for the judicial commission to probe the attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir, a media report said.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Times

Senate wants halt to criticism against ISI over journalist attack : April 22, 2014,

In the same breath, the senators urged all to stop bashing the Inter-Services Intelligence and other intelligence agencies until the completion of the investigation by the judicial commission.

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Daily Times

The Wedding Affair Pakistan 2014 held in Karachi

The Wedding Affair Pakistan 2014, a one-stop solution expo for the upcoming Wedding season was organised by Production o21 and S&S event designers was held on Saturday and Sunday at The Palm, Clifton, Karachi.

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The Peninsula

Shot Pakistani TV anchor stable: Hospital

KARACHI: A leading Pakistani journalist and TV anchor who was shot three times in an attack in Karachi is conscious and in a stable condition, hospital sources said yesterday.

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The Lebanon Daily News

UN: 2 UNICEF staff abducted in Pakistan are free

The United Nations says two staff members of the U.N. children's agency UNICEF who were abducted in Pakistan have been freed.

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CNN

2 UNICEF staffers missing in Pakistan

On Saturday, gunmen wounded a prominent Pakistani TV news anchor there. His brother linked the attack to the nation's government, drawing a denial from military officials.

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National Public Radio

Gunmen Wound Pakistani TV Anchor In Weekend Shooting

Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen over the weekend as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi.

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The Nation

Pakistan, UAE navies joint exercise commences

Pakistan and United Arab Emirates Navies on Sunday commenced a seven-day joint exercise Nasl al Behr to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two nations.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Nation

Musharraf supporters hold protest in Karachi

The members and activists of Justice for Pervez Musharraf Group on Sunday held protest demonstration in Karachi and demanded for the removal of Musharraf's name from Exit Control List .

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Daily Times

Journalist expresses concern over targeted attacks

KARACHI: Media persons, civil society, human rights activists and political workers on Sunday expressed their concern over targeted attacks on the working journalist and threats to others in Pakistan, which is a violation of fundamental right of freedom of expression.

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Daily Times

Civil society activists, journalists condemn attack on Hamid Mir

ISLAMABAD: The journalist community protested outside the National Press Club on Sunday against the attack on Hamid Mir in Karachi.

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