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  1. Time to take - bold' steps against terrorism: COAS : December 25, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Times

    Gen Raheel said political ownership of military action, strict anti-terror laws and their implementation is mandatory to curb militancy. He was briefing a meeting of parliamentary leaders held here on Wednesday.

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  2. Boxer Amir Khan Pledges to Help Rebuild Peshawar SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WSB-TV

    Amir Khan, who defended his WBC welterweight silver title earlier this month, arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday in the wake of the Taliban attack on an army-run school in Peshawar which k Channel 2 WSB-TV launches the new Channel 2 Action News iPad App, download for free in the iTunes App Store.

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  3. Delhi, Dispur call for action, NIA probeRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Guwahati/New Delhi, Dec. 24: Dispur and Delhi today vowed to go all out against the NDFB and initiate a probe by the NIA into Tuesday's massacre of Adivasis. Home minister Rajnath Singh and minister of state Kiren Rijiju, who arrived in Guwahati this evening, held a meeting with chief minister Tarun Gogoi for over one hour.

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  4. Pakistan PM plans terrorism courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Independent.ie

    Women light candles to pay tribute to students killed in a Taliban attack, in Peshawar, as tough anti-terror measures are planned Pakistan's prime minister has announced the country will set up special trial courts under the supervision of military officers to prosecute terrorism cases in the wake of the Taliban school massacre. Nawaz Sharif spoke in a nationally televised address after a marathon meeting with all political parties and the country's military leadership to hash out new counter-terrorism policies in the wake of the horrific attack.

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  5. Lifting moratorium on executions internal matter of Pakistan: USRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    The US has termed lifting moratorium on executions, the internal matter of Pakistan. In a briefing, spokesperson for US State Department Marie Harf said, Pakistan is the most affected country in war against terrorism and lifting moratorium on executions is its internal matter.

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  6. EU opposes removal of moratorium on death penalty in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    The European Union has sharply reacted over lifting of the moratorium on the death penalty in Pakistan, and has demanded its immediate restoration on Wednesday. "We believe that the death penalty is not an effective tool in the fight against terrorism," the EU envoy to Pakistan Lars-Gunnar Wigemark said in a statement.

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  7. How we strengthen the TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    Yet another tragedy has taken place thanks to the Taliban, who were apparently being 'successfully' wiped out under operation Zarb-e-Azb. The entire world, including hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis, condemned the attack on the Army Public School, Peshawar.

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  8. Amir's fight for humanityRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Islamabad: British boxer Amir Khan has promised help to rebuild the Pakistani school where over a hundred children were massacred in what is being termed as one the deadliest terror attacks the country has faced. "What has taken place in Peshawar is absolutely horrific and sickening," the WBC welterweight world champion told a news conference in Islamabad.

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  9. Centre considers 1990-like operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Dec. 24: The security establishment at the Centre is viewing the "Taliban-like" massacre of children and women in Assam yesterday as a turning point and is thinking whether a 1990-type army operation should be launched. Coming within days of the attack on schoolchildren in Peshawar, Indian security officers have no qualms comparing the outlawed NDFB to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan .

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  10. Pakistan PM: Special courts to try Taliban militantsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Newstime Africa

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced on Wednesday a newly approved counter-terrorism policy which will establish special trial courts comprised of army officers to try Taliban militants. After an eight hour long meeting with the parliamentary leaders of all political and religious parties, a new counter-terrorism policy was finalized.

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  11. Spirit of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    Thanks to Bob Shaw for his story on the Minnesota Atheists' War on Christmas. I think their desire that Christmas become a cultural, rather than a spiritual event, has already happened, affirmations from defenders of the faith notwithstanding.

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  12. Charles Krauthammer: The world can take steps to fight the lone wolf terroristRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Silver City Sun-News

    The lone wolf is the new national nightmare, dramatized and amplified recently by the hostage-taking attack in Sydney, Australia. But there are two kinds of lone wolves - the crazy and the evil - and the distinction is important.

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  13. Candlelight vigil held in Newark for victims of Pakistani slaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Mourners throughout the Bay Area gathered Dec. 18 in Newark to hold an Interfaith Candlelight Vigil to remember the 148 people -- 132 of them children -- who were killed by the Taliban at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan on Dec. 16. Participants at the vigil that was held in front of Mehran Restaurant spoke about the injustices of the violence caused by the Taliban. "We mourn the deaths of the innocent lives that were lost, many of whom were children, during the attacks that took place in Peshawar.

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  14. 11 militants were involved in Peshawar school attack ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hindustan Times

    Pakistani volunteers carry a student injured in the Taliban attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan. Eleven Taliban militants carried out the brutal attack on an army-run school in Pakistan's Peshawar city last week that killed 150 people, mostly children, an initial investigation report has said.

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  15. Daniel Pearl parents honour Peshawar attack victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    American people have been holding candlelight vigils in various cities across the country for the victims of the horrific Peshawar school attack in which 148 students and teachers were gunned down. Students in particular have organised memorial meetings at universities and schools in various cities.

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  16. Zardari for rooting out extremism, militancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    Former President Asif Ali Zardari has called upon the people to adhere to the principles of the Quaid-e-Azam for democracy and to banish for ever the militant and extremist mindset. "The Father of the Nation Mohammed Ali Jinnah had envisioned a democratic and progressive Pakistan where every citizen will have equal opportunities to advance without any prejudice of religion, cast and creed," said Zardari in his message on the eve of 138th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah falling today.

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  17. Speedy military courts to try terror casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    Agreeing on constitution of special trial courts with specified timelines for the trial of hardened terrorists, political and military leadership has evolved consensus on national action plan against terrorism to rid the country from this menace and launch multi-pronged operation against them. Spelling out salient points in the resolution adopted with consensus by All Parties Conference, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Peshawar school carnage has transformed Pakistan into a country where there is no room for terrorism as the lives and properties of the people are dear to him.

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  18. Govt asked to release Lakhvi or face contempt pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    The counsel of main accused of Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has written a letter to Secretary Interior Shahid Ullah Khan that one month orders of detention of his client should be immediately withdrawn otherwise contempt of court application would be moved against the federal government. Judge of Anti-terrorism Court of Islamabad Kausar Abbas Zaidi had granted bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in Mumbai attack case on December 18 on the assurance of deposit of two security bonds of 0.5 million rupees each.

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  19. Zardari wishes Merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    Former President Asif Ali Zardari has greeted Christian Community on the eve of Christmas. "I wish to felicitate Christians all over the world, particularly our Christian brothers and sisters in Pakistan, on the auspicious occasion of Christmas," said the PPP Co-Chairman in his message.

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  20. Nation observes Jinnah's birthday todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    The 138th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, 'Father of the Nation' will be observed today by the government and people of Pakistan. He was born on December 25, 1876 and passed away on September 11, 1948 in Karachi.

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