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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

ISLAMABAD: Lax security at Pakistani airports

When the attack in Karachi a month ago was followed by pledges to beef up security at all airports in the country, those aware of the challenges pointed out the difficulties in securing public places.

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15 hrs ago | Switched

Israel and Saudi Arabia: Forging ties on quicksand

Long gone are the days when Saudi Arabia was the only Arab country that had designed its visa rules to bar Jews from entering the kingdom and Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al Faisal gave visiting US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger the Protocols of Zion, a 19th century anti-Semitic tract, as a gift.

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19 hrs ago | Daily Times

Belarus to establish its embassy in Pakistan : July 13, 2014,

MINSK, Belarus Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain held meetings with senior Belarusian officials and agreed to develop a plan of action for establishing military and technical cooperation between the two countries.

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22 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

CLAAS reveals negative role of Sardar Mushtaq Gill Advocate in Asia Bibi case

Lahore: July 13, 2014; Sardar Mushtaq Gill Advocate who claims to be a Chairman of one organization named LEAD and a Human Right Defender is habitual of issuing false and fabricated press release to stay live in media and to grab funds in name of blasphemy law but now he comes in lime light in Asia Bibi case, a Christian mother of five, sentenced ... (more)

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Yesterday | Asia News Network

BANNU: Infection fear looms as number of displaced people in Pakistan crosses 900,000

The number of internally displaced people registered with the Fata Disaster Management Authority reached 910,040 on Saturday and those fleeing from North Waziristan Agency face health related challenges.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Newsday

Shopping secrets of the Taliban

An army offensive in Taliban-dominated tribal areas of Pakistan has caused large numbers of people to flee to safer regions.

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Groong

Armenia, Iran Look To Benefit From Cooperation In Tourism

On Thursday Armenia's government approved the memorandum that will enable both countries to coordinate and promote tourist visits between the two countries as well as international tours to both neighboring countries as a package.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Star

Germany eyes revived US ties after spy row

Germany's foreign minister yesterday said he would urge a revived US partnership based on "trust and mutual respect" in talks with his American counterpart after Berlin's expulsion of a CIA station chief in a spying row.

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Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Homeland' boss breaks silence on season 4

Showtime's Homeland is preparing for its most impossible mission yet: Executing a total creative overhaul for its upcoming fourth season.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Nation

Peace beckons militancy-scarred Swat Museum

To bolster tourism and cultural activities in the militancy-hit valley, the residents of Malakand division have urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to immediately reopen Swat Archaeological Museum for visitors, especially during the ongoing peak tourist season in the area.

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The Star Online

Fasting far from home: The expatriate experience

Nazeen Koonda and S.G. Masood sharing a traditional Ramadan meal with long-time friends Ahsan Qureshi and wife Mehwesh during buka puasa.

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Daily Times

Pakistan, China agree to complete Rs 34bn projects in Azad Kashmir : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority and a Chinese construction company agreed to gear-up the work to complete 205 city development projects worth Rs 34 billion in Muzaffarabad, Bagh and Rawalakot, the three major districts of the Azad Jammu Kashmir.

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American Reporter

ConstanceWE have to do Something

Nearly every army over the past 2,500 years - with the exception of Alexander the Great - has been defeated in Afghanistan.

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News Max

US Embassy Adviser: Iraq's Maliki Increasingly Dictatorial

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is "increasingly dictatorial" and the United States made a mistake by supporting his second term, Ali Khedery, the senior advisor at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, told Newsmax TV Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Times

Chinese embassy employees donate Rs 5 million for IDPs : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan presented a cheque of Rs. 5 million from the employees of Chinese embassy in Pakistan, to the Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions for the Prime Minister fund for IDPs.

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The Daily Star

Hezbollah closely eyeing Iraq

A diplomatic source told The Daily Star that Tehran would not allow the formation of a Sunni ministate in Iraq's Anbar province backed by Turkey or one of the Gulf states, and has issued an ultimatum to the U.S. that the extremist group ISIS must be eradicated by the end of the year or Iran will take charge of the phenomenon.

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Daily Times

Qaim orders police to provide foolproof security to minorities

KARACHI: Sindh Police and districts administrations should provide foolproof security to all minorities including Christian community within their respective areas.

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Tehran Times

U.S. has requested cooperation with Iran over Iraq: official

TEHRAN Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Washington has sent many massages to Iran over the past three weeks, requesting that Tehran cooperate with the U.S. on the Iraqi crisis.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fox News

Mind-blowing sand sculptures

Paul and Remy Hoggard pose in front of their larger than life Elephant Graveyard sculpture at the Kuwait Sand Park in 2013.

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Pravda

USA to fine German bank $500 million

German Commerzbank may face the fine of $500 million. U.S. authorities suspect that the bank used its American branches to make sanctioned wire transfers from Iran and Sudan.

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