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  1. Diplomatic Enclave : Who wins this round?Read the original story

    Friday May 1 | Mydigitalfc.com

    Afghanistan president Mohammed Ashraf Ghani unveiled the vision of a cooperative economic region during his recent visit to India. Describing India-Afghan ties as "foundational," it was private investment and development that topped the Afghan president's wishlist from India.


  2. Pakistanis see double standard in drone strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Stars and Stripes

    People in Pakistan who live under the threat of U.S. drone strikes see a double standard at work in Washington. Last week, President Barack Obama took the unusual step of acknowledging and apologizing for a highly secret U.S. drone strike that accidentally killed an American and an Italian aid worker held captive by al-Qaida in Pakistan.


  3. Pakistanis see double standard in drone strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Dec. 10, 2010, file photo, Pakistani tribal youth Saadullah Wazir, who reportedly lost his legs in a drone attack, sits during a protest in Islamabad, Pakistan. People in Pakistan who live under the threat of U.S. drone strikes see a double standard at work in Washington.


  4. Peace restored in Waziristan: PM NawazRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | The Nation

    Mir Ali: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told Temporarily Displaced People today that peace has been restored in Waziristan, assuring that schools, colleges and hospitals will be built in the area. "Peace has been established in Waziristan and conditions in the area have become stable," the prime minister said at a briefing on Zarb-e-Azb addressing TDPs in Mir Ali, North Waziristan.


  5. Saudi Arabia wooed Pakistanis through its clergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Merinews

    Pakistan's refusal to join Saudi Arabia led forces of some Gulf and Muslim friendly countries in their air strikes on Iran supported Yemeni Shia rebels since March 23, 2015 was not received well by the Saudi monarchy and some Gulf countries, particularly UAE. Although Pakistan reiterated its commitment to safeguard territorial integrity, Kingdom's monarchy did not expect cold shouldered response from Pakistan and successfully used its clergy of highest order to garner much needed moral support of Pakistanis and their radical Sunni political parties, rather than depending on Nawaz Sharif government.


  6. Pak court sentences ten to 25 years for attack on MalalaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Peshawar: Ten Pakistani Taliban militants were today sentenced to 25 years in jail by an anti-terrorism court for their 2012 gun attack on Malala Yousafzai, the teenage child rights activist who last year won the Nobel Peace Prize. The ATC in Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province announced the judgment after trial of the accused, finding ten guilty and handing down 25 years imprisonment to each of them, a district official from Swat said.


  7. 27 militants, five security men killed in PakistanRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Nerve News

    At least 27 militants and five security personnel were killed on Thursday during a military operation in Khyber Agency, a tribal area in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas region of Pakistan, media reported. The Inter-Services Public Relations on Thursday said several militant hideouts were destroyed in the operation Khyber-II in Sandhapal, Tordara, Kandwala and Mehrban Kaley areas of Khyber Agency, the ARY news reported.


  8. ROs face the music for skipping taskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Nation

    A senior government official, who was appointed by Election Commission of Pakistan as Returning Officer for Nowshera district, lost his job for abandoning his actual task by leaving for Saudi Arabia for performing Umra.


  9. Malala attackers jailed for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Nation

    Anti-Terrorism Court , Saidu Sharif, on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to 10 accused for a murder attempt on Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai. According to details, Anti-Terrorism Court Judge Muhammad Amin Kundi awarded life term to the 10 accused found guilty in the Malala Yousafzai attack case in 2012.


  10. 2 cops killed in suicide attack on SherpaoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Nation

    Two policemen were killed and three other persons sustained injuries when former interior minister and Qaumi Watan Party Chairman Aftab Sherpao's convoy was attacked by a suicide bomber in Umarzai Town of Charsadda district on Thursday. According to local sources and eyewitnesses, Sherpao was attacked as soon as he left the venue of a public gathering organised in connection with the death anniversary of former MPA Alamzeb Umarzi.


  11. Ten jailed for life in Malala attack case : May 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR : A court jailed 10 men for 25 years each on Thursday for involvement in the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, targeted for her campaign against Taliban efforts to deny girls education. Taliban militants claimed responsibility for attacking Malala as she travelled home from school in her home in Swat, northwest of the capital, Islamabad.


  12. Samina Ahmed and Melanne Verveer: To counter security threats, Pakistan must lift up womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Boston.com

    Women in Pakistan are systematically subjected to discrimination and are increasingly targeted by violent extremists. Fifteen years after the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, reaffirming the importance of women in the prevention and resolution of conflict and peacebuilding, it is in the conflict zones of northwestern Pakistan and the tribal belt bordering on Afghanistan that women are most vulnerable.


  13. Campaign to wipe out polio showing significant progress: UNICEFRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Canada.com

    The nearly three-decades-long battle to wipe out polio is making significant progress and may be poised for success, leaders in the campaign said Thursday. "Our consensus in the polio community is that we've never been in a better place to hold hopes of being able to eradicate this disease once and for all," said Peter Crowley, UNICEF's head of polio, during a media briefing on the state of the program.


  14. Pakistan files murder case against former CIA head for drone strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Al Bawaba

    Demonstrators shout anti-US slogans during a protest against drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal region, in Multan on Dec. 6, 2012. Pakistani police have filed a murder case against the former CIA head in Islamabad for his alleged role in deaths caused by drone strikes.


  15. Pakistani police register case against ex-CIA chief in drone strikeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Newkerala.com

    Pakistani police on Thursday filed murder and terrorism charges against the former Central Intelligence Agency station chief in connection with a drone strike that killed two people in 2009, lawyers here said. Kareem Khan, a resident of Mirali in North Waziristan Agency, who lost his son and brother in the drone attack, approached the Islamabad High Court to register a case against two CIA officials, Jonathan Banks and John A. Rizzo.


  16. Pakistan: 10 get life terms for Malala attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Malala Yousafzai was born on July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan. She attended a school that her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, had founded.


  17. FBI aided ransom paid to al-Qaeda in contravention of US policy, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | South China Morning Post

    The FBI facilitated a 2012 ransom payment of US$250,000 to al-Qaeda from the family of a kidnapped US aid worker later killed in a drone strike, The Wall Street Journal has revealed. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's role, previously undisclosed, runs counter to Washington's longstanding public opposition to paying ransoms to secure the release of hostages.


  18. Pakistan court jails 10 for life over attack on activist MalalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Daily Monitor

    In this photograph taken on September 3, 2013, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for girls education who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, is pictured before officially opening The Library of Birmingham in Birmingham, central England. A court in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mingora on April 30, 2015, has sentenced 10 men to life imprisonment for attempting to kill Nobel-prize winning activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012, officials said.


  19. Policeman killed in suicide attack on Pakistan politicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Daily Star

    Pakistani policemen stand guard during a procession by Shiite devotees ahead of the forthcoming commemoration of Ashoura in Karachi on November 2, 2014. PESHAWAR: A Pakistani policeman was killed and two others wounded Thursday when a suicide bomber hit the convoy of a senior politician in the country's restive northwest.


  20. Fuel injectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Economist

    THOSE in search of a thriving stockmarket, a stable currency and low inflation would not normally pitch up in Pakistan. It is more readily thought of as a pit of instability than as a source of opportunity.