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Pakistani madrassa names library after bin Laden

The tribute is an unusual first, though there have been cases in recent years of Pakistanis naming their sons - or even their stores and places of business - after the terror network's slain leader.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Osama bin Laden,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Nation

NAB tightens noose around the powerful

Since assuming the powerful position of chairman National Accountability Bureau , Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has filed 40 references, including 19 against powerful figures and officials, The Nation has learnt.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Pakistan, The Taliban And The Real 'Enemy' Of The Afghanistan War

Carlotta Gall's new book opens in 2006, when undercover Pakistani intelligence agents punched her in the face, after breaking into her hotel room and confiscating her phone and computer.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Afghanistan, Pervez Musharraf

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Nation

PM, COAS may meet to 'mend' ties

In order to 'mend' the relationship between the civilian government and the military, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif are likely to meet Tuesday at the PM's House.

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Related Topix: Pervez Musharraf, World News, Pakistan

WABC-AM New York

Top US Spy: Intel Cooperation with Pakistan - On the Upswing'

The strained spy relationship between Pakistan and the U.S. is "of lateon the upswing," according to America's top intelligence official.

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Related Topix: James R. Clapper, University of Georgia, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Pakistan,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Kos

"Not a Bug Splat"

In military slang, Predator drone operators often refer to kills as 'bug splats', since viewing the body through a grainy video image gives the sense of an insect being crushed.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, World News, Pakistan, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

National Journal

Washington Quietly Applauds Leaders in Afghan Election

Afghan supporters of presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai wave flags bearing his image during an election rally at the Ghazi Stadium in Kabul on April 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, World Bank

Townhall

Hooray for Snooping

Our president is back with one of his grand conceptions, ideal compromises and works of staggering political genius.

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Related Topix: US News, Pakistan, World News, Opinion

Daily Mail

Fraudster scammed taxman out of more than A 1million to build mansion ...

A businessman who swindled half a million pounds of taxpayers' money in order to build a mansion the size of Buckingham Palace in his native Pakistan has been jailed.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Long War Journal

Taliban's shadow governor for Kunar reported killed in US airstrike

The National Directorate of Security, Afghanistan's domestic intelligence service, claimed that the Taliban's shadow governor for Kunar province and several senior commanders were killed in an airstrike three days ago.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Terrorism

Lynn News

New vicar moves from Pakistan to West Winch

The Rev Riaz Mubarak with his family, Mrs Mary Riaz, Uphaz Austin Riaz and Ecclesia Abbie Riaz .

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Nation

Civil-military relations coming to a boil

Temperature is rising in the country's civil-military relations. Ever since assuming what is often described as the most powerful position in the country, Gen Raheel Sharif, the army chief, has ordinarily avoided issuing public statements.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News, Pervez Musharraf

The Nation

Pakistan Army to preserve its own dignity, institutional pride: COAS

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/07-Apr-2014/pakistan-army-to-preserve-its-own-dignity-institutional-pride-coas For news details Read on : Pakistan Army to preserve its own dignity, institutional pride: COAS Rawalpindi- Chief Of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif said Pakistan Army upholds the sanctity of all institutions ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Indian Express

No terrorists here

The American diplomats in Islamabad were sending a lot of dastardly information back home.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Pervez Musharraf, Afghanistan, Opinion

UPI

Pakistani Christian couple receive death sentence for text about Prophet Muhammad

A Christian couple in Pakistani has received a death sentence for blasphemy after allegedly sending a text message that criticized the Prophet Muhammed.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News,

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Canada.com

Photos: Top Images From Around the World

Local residents check the wreckage of a passenger bus after it fell into a ravine in Taxila Haripur Road in Hattar Industrial Estate Dohrian Bridge, Pakistan, 05 April 2014.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Vanguard

Bomb hidden in toy kills boy, injures four in Pakistan

A 10-year-old boy was killed and four others were wounded when an explosive apparently hidden inside a toy they were playing with detonated in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday, police said.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Daily Trojan

Former US ambassador to Pakistan speaks on past

On Wednesday afternoon, the USC Center on Public Diplomacy hosted Cameron Munter, a former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, to speak with audience members in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism about the tenuous relationship between the two countries.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Osama bin Laden,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Times

France gives Rs 8.5bn for two hydropower projects

ISLAMABAD: Economic Affairs Division Secretary Nargis Sethi, French Ambassador to Pakistan Philippe Thibaud and Denis Cassat, French Development Agency's country director for Pakistan, on Wednesday signed the Credit Facility Agreements for establishment of two hydropower projects in Pakistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Daily Star

'No evidence' that torture aided hunt for bin Laden

WASHINGTON: A hotly disputed U.S. Senate report concluded that waterboarding and other controversial interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, US News, World News, Pakistan, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Carl Levin

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