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  1. US OKs Bell's helicopter sale to PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Amarillo.com

    The State Department has signed off on the possible sale of 15 Bell Helicopter AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters, air-to-surface missiles and other equipment to Pakistan. Bell spokeswoman Jenna Tyler said if the sale goes forward as planned, then the aircraft would be assembled at Bell's Amarillo facility, which assembles the Viper, the V-22 Osprey and an improved version of the Huey helicopter.

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  2. Pakistani vendors organize mosquito nets in PeshawarRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Xinhuanet

    A Pakistan i vendor organizes mosquito nets to attract customers outside his shop, in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar on April 19, 2015. The medical experts have advised Pakistani citizens to take special preventive measures to protect them from carrying dengue virus.

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  3. KP issues 161,441 prohibited bore licences in two years : April 20, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Home Department has issued around 161,441 prohibited bore licences during the past two years. According to statistics issued by the provincial Home Ministry, Bannu district has topped the list with around 66,000 licences issued in past two years.

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  4. HRCP demands govt take ownership of challenges facing country : April 20, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Daily Times

    LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has demanded the elected government and parliament take ownership of the challenges facing the country, rather than ceding space to the establishment. It is critical for the political leadership to realise that no army operation can be effective or stabilising unless it is carried out under the civilian oversight.

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  5. 5 terrorists killed in Tirah valley : April 20, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR/LANDI KOTAL: At least five terrorists have been killed and three security personnel injured during clashes between law enforcement agencies and terrorists in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, state media quoting officials reported on Sunday. As per reports, security forces conducted an operation in the area of Nangrosa Sipah of Tirah Valley killing as many as five militants whereas three officers also got severely injured.

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  6. Burnt for Being Christian. By Farrukh H. SaifRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Pakistan Christian Post

    'Please do not burn me...Please help me....I am poor Pakistani Christian ...Oh God help me .... Please save me ....' These might me the last words of Innocent Pakistani Christian boys Sunny Masih and Nauman Masih! These two Christian boys became the target of Muslim extremism in Pakistan. Sunny Masih was burnt on 20th of March 2015 by a Muslim kiln owner in Sheikhpura district.

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  7. Inept PSF secretary deprives genuine contenders from shot at Asian titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Nation

    Pakistan Squash Federation has made up his mind of depriving Pakistan from Asian Senior Individual Squash title, which was won by Aamir Atlas Khan after a gap of 15 long and hard years as federation secretary has decided to send four players Nasir Iqbal, Farhan Zaman, Tayyab Aslam and Danish Atlas Khan to represent Pakistan. Two players Nasir Iqbal and Farhan Zaman were selected after so-called trials conducted by the federation with the active help of their referees while Tayyab and Danish were also included as Asian Squash Federation allocated four berths to Pakistan.

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  8. People of Karachi have great tolerance to bear with Altaf's speeches: Imran KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Peninsula

    KARACHI: Hours before the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf rally in NA-246 on Sunday, PTI chairman Imran Khan said that after hearing Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain's extremely long speech, he has now built a hungry appetite. Addressing the media at a party gathering at Aqeel Karim Dhedhi's house today, Khan went on to say that the people of Karachi have immense patience to tolerate Altaf's extensive tirades all the time.

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  9. Pakistani forces kill five militantsRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Nerve News

    Islamabad, April 19 - At least five militants were killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Khyber Agency, a region in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, media reported on Sunday. Three security personnel were also injured in the shoot-out with the terrorists in Nari Baba area of Tirah Valley, ARY news reported.

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  10. Sufi Muhammad acquitted in 16 terrorism cases : April 19, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: A local anti-terrorism court on Saturday cleared the chief of the banned Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat Muhammadi , Sufi Muhammad, in 16 more terrorism cases. Sufi Muhammad was acquitted due to lack of evidence against him in the cases, all of which were registered under the anti-terrorism act.

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  11. KP govt issues 161,444 non-prohibited arms licences in two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Nation

    Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has issued a total of 1,61,441 non-prohibited arms licences in just two-year rule in the province after assuming power in the aftermath of last general elections held in May 2013. The data provided by the provincial Home and Tribal Affairs Department to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly secretariat revealed that these arms licences have been issued in all 25 districts of the province.

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  12. ATC drops terror charges against SufiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Nation

    A special anti-terrorism court Saturday dropped terrorism charges against TSNM chief Sufi Muhammad and transferred two sedition cases against him to a sessions court in Swat. The hearing of Sufi's applications seeking transfer of his cases from anti-terrorism courts was held at the Central Prison, Peshawar.

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  13. Pakistani Taliban promotes 'Muhajideen Special Group,' training campRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Long War Journal

    The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan released a lengthy video of fighters from its "Mujahideen Special Group" who are training at a camp in northwestern Pakistan. The Pakistani Taliban, which has advertised the Mujahideen Special Group as its version of special forces, shows the fighters going throw various stages of instruction.

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  14. Has the National Action Plan been shelved by the government?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Nation

    On December 16 last year Taliban attacked Army Public School in Peshawar. The carnage resulted in the death of 133 students and 16 faculty members.

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  15. 'Terrorists are common enemies of Pakistan, Afghanistan'Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Newkerala.com

    Visiting Afghanistan army chief General Sher Muhammad Karimi on Saturday praised the Pakistan Army by labelling it as one of the "world's best armies". General Karimi was the chief guest of 132nd passing out parade of the Pakistan Military Academy in Kakul, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ARY News reported.

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  16. Pak, US agree to strengthen bilateral ties : April 18, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Ishaq Dar met with US Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at the State Department on Friday. Recalling the recent high-level exchanges from both sides, especially the visit of Commerce Secretary Pritzker to Islamabad in March to attend the US-Pakistan Business Opportunities Conference, the two sides expressed satisfaction over the state of play in the relationship and agreed to intensify the engagements in the coming months to further strengthen and deepen the bilateral cooperation in all areas.

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  17. Spate of attacks on Sikhs in Pakistan leave dwindling community shakenRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Hasan Abdal: Pilgrims descended from all over the world on a small town in Pakistan that is home to one of Sikhism's holiest sites this week, dipping into holy spring water and solemnly offering prayers. They have come from India, Britain and the Middle East to the Panja Sahib Gurdwara in Hasan Abdal, 55 kilometres from Islamabad, where Guru Nanak, the founder of the religion, is said to have imprinted his hand.

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  18. ITP devises traffic plan for Chinese president's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Traffic Police has devised a special traffic plan for the visit of Chinese president under which some 416 policemen will perform duties on alternate routes to ensure convenience to road users. According to the plan, some boulevards will be closed while alternate routes have been identified for the residents of Islamabad and small vehicles, as entry of heavy traffic will not be allowed during specific time.

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  19. Government to launch internship programme for educated youth: MaryamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Government will soon launch a one-year training programme for the educated youth of the country to bring them in national mainstream, said Prime Minister's Youth Development Programme, former chairperson, Maryam Nawaz, Friday. 'Under this scheme about 50,000 internships will be provided to the students, having sixteen years of education,' she said while speaking as chief guest at the Youth Development Programme certificate awarding ceremony.

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  20. Guest Post: Shifting Allegiances - Rethinking U.S.-Pakistan RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | CFR.org

    Pakistan's president Mamnoon Hussain and China's president Xi Jinping talk after a signing ceremony at the Xijiao State Guesthouse in Shanghai on May 22, 2014. The once strong U.S.-Pakistan relationship may be set to expire.

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