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  1. Pakistan closer to eliminating polio: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Pakistan is moving closer to eradicating polio, officials said Tuesday, with no fresh traces of the crippling childhood disease found in sewage samples taken from 40 high-risk sites across the country over April. "This is in line with our objective of eliminating polio by the end of the year," said Rana Safdar, national coordinator of the Emergency Operation Centre tasked with eliminating the disease which is endemic to Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan.

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  2. Knee injury puts Hafeez in doubt for England tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | The Cricketer International

    Pakistan batsman Mohammad Hafeez has been ruled out from the upcoming skills camp beginning May 28 at Lahore National Cricket Academy but doctors will continue to monitor his knee recovery on a weekly basis ahead of Pakistan's tour of England which starts June 18. A fresh MRI scan on Hafeez revealed an improvement in his knee, first injured in March, but stress has been diagnosed and he may be rested for some time as a part of his continuing rehabilitation regimen. He had already missed the ongoing fitness training camp at Pakistan Military Academy in Abbottabad.

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  3. Pakistan announce 22-man probable squad for England tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Cricket World

    The Pakistan selectors have picked a preliminary squad of 22 probable players, who will have a chance to be selected for the tour of England in July. A major exclusion from the 22-man squad was Ahmed Shehzad, who was earlier left out of the training camp which was organised in Abbottabad.

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  4. Editorial: Killing a Taliban leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The News-Star

    Mullah Akhtar Mansoor oversaw repeated vicious attacks in Afghanistan that helped the Taliban gain more territory than at any time since U.S. forces invaded Afghanistan in 2001. Editorial: Killing a Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor oversaw repeated vicious attacks in Afghanistan that helped the Taliban gain more territory than at any time since U.S. forces invaded Afghanistan in 2001.

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  5. Missing Pieces of Bin Laden's Execution MysteryRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Dissident Voice

    According to Seymour Hersh, the original plan of the Obama Administration regarding the disclosure of the execution of Osama bin Laden to the press was that he had been killed in a drone strike in the Hindu Kush mountains on the Afghan side of the border. But things didn't go as planned during the operation as a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Bin Laden's Abbottabad compound and the whole town now knew that an operation was underway.

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  6. The SEAL Team Six QuizRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | How Stuff Works

    ... ged by the military. Even after its members led the successful assault on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, the military didn't confirm the team's existence.

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  7. Sport24.co.za | Selectors sweat on fitness report of HafeezRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | News24

    Pakistan is still waiting on the fitness of injured opening batsman Mohammad Hafeez for the Test series against England as selectors named 21 probables for next week's skill camp. Hafeez missed the two-week fitness training camp at an army academy in Abbottabad and chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq says Hafeez's place will be decided once he gets results of a fresh scan of Hafeez's injured knee.

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  8. Pakistan can't confirm Taliban leader is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Trend

    Pakistan's interior minister said on Tuesday he could not confirm that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour had been killed in a U.S. drone strike, and described Washington's justification for the attack as "against international law", Reuters reported. U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that Mansour had been killed in the drone strike, and the Pentagon said separately that Mansour was plotting attacks that posed "specific, imminent threats" to U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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  9. After Taliban leader's assassination, where do Afghan peace talks stand?Read the original story

    May 23, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    The White House, finally confirming the death of Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, announced Monday the Taliban "should seize the opportunity to pursue the only real path for ending this long conflict - joining the Afghan government in a reconciliation process that leads to lasting peace and stability." That is some optimism.

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  10. Taliban leader killed: What's next?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | CNN

    Residents gather around a destroyed car reportedly hit by a drone strike near the town of Ahmad Wal, Pakistan, on Saturday, May 21. Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was believed to be traveling in the vehicle.

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  11. Another U.S.-led assassination angers PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | CBS News

    It's become a somewhat familiar story in the war on terror: The United States was presented with strong evidence that one of its highest-valued terrorist targets was inside Pakistan and exposed, so they assassinated him. In response, Pakistan rails against what it says is a breach of its sovereignty .

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  12. Taliban Supremo Mansour Killed in US Drone Attack in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Outlook

    Afghan Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a rare US drone strike deep inside Pakistan, Afghanistan announced today, inflicting a body blow to the insurgents and a removing a major "threat" to the fragile peace process in war-torn Afghanistan. Mansour and another militant were targeted in a precision air strike by multiple unmanned drones operated by US Special Operations forces yesterday as the duo rode in a vehicle in a remote area near Ahmad Wal town in the restive Baluchistan province close to the Afghan border, US officials said.

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  13. Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed in US drone attack in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON/KABUL: Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a rare US drone strike deep inside Pakistan, the Afghan spy agency announced on Sunday. Mansour's death is a body blow for the insurgents and removes a major obstacle to the fragile peace process in war-torn Afghanistan.

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  14. Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour - likely killed' by US drones in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | India.com

    Washington/Kabul, May 22: Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was "likely killed" in a rare US drone strike inside Pakistan, US officials said today, in what could be a body blow for the insurgents and a major boost to fledgling peace process in war-torn Afghanistan. Mansour and another male combatant were targeted yesterday by multiple unmanned aircraft operated by US Special Operations forces as the duo rode in a vehicle in a remote area near the town of Ahmad Wal in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province close to the Afghan border, the officials said.

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  15. House ties Pakistani aid to freedom for hero doctor who helped get Bin LadenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Fox News

    Dr. Shakil Afridi has helped the U.S., but now his supporters say the U.S. must do more to help him. The House of Representatives passed a defense budget that would make $450 million in aid to Pakistan contingent on the nation doing more to stop a militant terror network and calls for the freeing of an imprisoned doctor who helped the CIA find Usama bin Laden.

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  16. Osama bin Laden poster signed by SEAL Team 6 sells for $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Times of India

    ... one of the most daring raids in modern military history - the assault on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The raid, recounted in a number of books, articles and the Hollywood blockbuster "Zero Dark Thirty," saw a squad from the ...

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  17. Osama bin Laden poster signed by SEAL Team 6 sells for USD 100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | India.com

    Houston, May 19 : A "wanted" Osama bin Laden poster, signed by US Navy SEAL Team 6 which carried out the raid in Pakistan to kill the then al-Qaeda chief, has been auctioned for a whopping USD 100,000 here. Before Admiral William McRaven took over the chancellor's office at the University of Texas, he oversaw one of the most daring raids in modern military history - the assault on Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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  18. Yasir Shah should be fit for Pakistan's tour of EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sporting Life

    Shah, who took 49 wickets in 2015 to lead Pakistan up the ICC Test rankings, suffered a knee injury during a training camp in the city of Abbottabad. The 30-year-old was taking part in a boot camp when he suffered the injury, and a scan showed a minor issue with his left kneecap.

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  19. Yasir Shah doubtful for England tour after aggravating knee injuryRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Karachi, May.16 : Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah is unlikely to be selected for the forthcoming tour of England after aggravating a previous injury in his left knee. According to the Dawn, a Pakistan Cricket Board official confirmed that the 30-year-old premium spinner was stopped from joining the current training camp in Abbottabad due to injury.

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  20. Yasir should be fit for EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Sky Sports

    Shah, who took 49 wickets in 2015 to lead Pakistan up the ICC Test rankings, suffered a knee injury during a training camp in the city of Abbottabad. The 30-year-old was taking part in a boot camp when he suffered the injury, and a scan showed a minor issue with his left kneecap.

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