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9 hrs ago | The Nation

Peace in Fata top priority, says KP governor

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/16-Apr-2014/peace-in-fata-top-priority-says-kp-governor For news details Read on : Peace in Fata top priority, says KP governor PESHAWAR - The newly sworn in Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Ahmad Khan said on Tuesday that his topmost priority was to restore peace in FATA.

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Yesterday | The Nation

Afghan Taliban deny Omar's link to pamphlet on TTP rift

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/15-Apr-2014/afghan-taliban-deny-omar-s-link-to-pamphlet-on-ttp-rift For news details Read on : Afghan Taliban deny Omar's link to pamphlet on TTP rift PESHAWAR- Afghan Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid today denied that any pamphlets had been distributed by the group in the name of their ... (more)

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Yesterday | Times of Oman

From Dubai to Malaysia, imagination inspires change

Special to Times of Oman What makes great leaders and what produces great leadership? Are they born leaders or is the leadership something that is born of particular circumstance and conditioning? It is not an academic question.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Star

Negotiations with Pakistan's militants have divided the country

With a clear political vision, categorical demands for the release of prisoners, and for space in what it calls its "area of influence," the banned terrorist outfit Tehreek-e- Taliban Pakistan is slowly moving toward securing political legitimacy.

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Daily Times

Waziristan children to get polio drops at checkpoints : April 15, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Pakistani officials said on Monday they would begin administering polio vaccines to children at security checkpoints in the country's lawless tribal belt to protect against Taliban attacks.

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Daily Times

Sharmila demands release of Prof Ajmal, Shahbaz Taseer, Ali Haider

KARACHI: Pakistan People Party 's Sindh Parliamentarian Sharmila Faoorqi on Monday demanded early release of Prof Ajmal Khan, the Vicec Chancellor of Islamia College University Peshawar, Shahbaz Taseer the son of the slain governor of Punjab Salman Taseer and Ali Haider Gilani the son of former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from the Taliban ... (more)

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The Peninsula

Attack on NATO trucks in Pakistan kills driver

PESHAWAR: Gunmen in restive northwest Pakistan on Monday attacked container trucks carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver, officials said.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Nation

Top militant among 5 dead in KP clash

At least five militants including a key commander of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were killed in a clash with security forces in Frontier Region Peshawar on Sunday.

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Evening Sun

Pakistan: Next round of Taliban talks coming soon

The next round of direct peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban will take place in the coming days, the country's interior minister said Sunday, denying reports that the negotiations were deadlocked.

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Nerve News

Five militants killed in Pakistan

At least five Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan - militants were killed Sunday in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Times

Gunmen storm - pro-govt' village, kidnap 100 men : April 13, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Gunmen stormed a village gathering in north-western Pakistan on Saturday and kidnapped around 100 men, government officials said.

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Daily Times

Take nation into confidence on talks' : April 13, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Former interior minister and Qaumi Watan Party chairman Aftab Khan Sherpao Saturday demanded the federal government take nation into confidence on the ongoing peace process with Taliban, according to a press statement issued here by the QWP central secretariat in Peshawar.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Times

Deadlock-like situation in peace talks: Prof Ibrahim : April 12, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Jamaat-e-Islami's Professor Ibrahim, who is a member of Taliban-proposed negotiating team, said on Friday there is a deadlock-like situation in talks between the government and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan .

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The Nation

Rivalry between Pakistani Taliban factions erupts in violence

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/11-Apr-2014/rivalry-between-pakistani-taliban-factions-erupts-in-violence For news details Read on : Rivalry between Pakistani Taliban factions erupts in violence PESHAWAR- A struggle for power between Pakistani Taliban commanders divided over whether to talk to the government has erupted ... (more)

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South China Morning Post

Innocent truck driver tells of ordeal at Afghanistan's Bagram jail

Pakistani truck driver Umran Khan spent nine years in Afghanistan's Bagram prison, where he says he suffered beatings, sleep deprivation and a sustained campaign of mental disintegration despite committing no crime.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Nation

Bilawal warns PM may become a casualty

KARACHI/PESHAWAR - Pakistan People's Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari warned Thursday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif may himself one day become a victim of the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance if it is passed in its current form, according to a media report.

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AkiPress

16:00 Gunmen attack NATO trucks in Pakistan, 1 killed

Gunmen in restive northwest Pakistan Thursday attacked container trucks carrying supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing a driver, officials said.

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The Nation

Government and Taliban lack confidence in each other: Prof Ibrahim

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/10-Apr-2014/government-and-taliban-lack-confidence-in-each-other-prof-ibrahim For news details Read on : Government and Taliban lack confidence in each other: Prof Ibrahim PESHAWAR- Member Taliban committee, Professor Ibrahim says there is a lack of confidence between the government and ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Nation

TTP condemns Islamabad blast, says attack at public places 'haram'

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/09-Apr-2014/ttp-condemns-islamabad-blast-says-attack-at-public-places-haram For news details Read on : TTP condemns Islamabad blast, says attack at public places 'haram' PESHAWAR- Banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has condemned the bomb blast in Islamabad fruit market that killed 24 people ... (more)

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CNN

Not a 'bug splat:' Artists give drone victims a face in Pakistan

In a field in Pakistan, the face of a little girl stares into the sky, her gaze a haunting rebuke to the drones that killed her family in 2010.

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