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  1. Pakistan "puzzled" over U.S. continuous criticism of its anti-terrorism effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Washington, July 28 : The Pakistani policy makers appear "puzzled" over Washington's conduct with regard to its relationship with Islamabad. The "extremely opposing views" emanating from within the U.S. Congress about Pakistan's counter-terrorism policies and efforts to promote peace in Afghanistan have troubled several Pakistani policy makers.

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  2. Visa abolition agreement between Pakistan and Kuwait suspendedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : Pakistan has suspended its visa abolition agreement with Kuwait, said a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior. The statement said the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan took the step yesterday, adding the measure came in the backdrop of difficulties faced by Pakistani government officials during their travels to Kuwait.

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  3. Afghan Taliban team visits China for talksRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : An Afghan Taliban delegation from its political office in Qatar recently visited China to discuss the situation in Afghanistan and the region, a group leader said on Saturday. The Taliban has been attempting to attract China's support in their ongoing war with the Afghanistan government which has entered its 15th year with the civilians paying a hefty price of the ongoing violence, Khamaa Press reported.

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  4. Economic inequality rising in PakistanRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : Economic inequality has been rising in Pakistan even though consumption-based poverty and multidimensional poverty which includes health, education and living standards, has dropped, a UN Development Programme report said. According to the UN report, Pakistani economist Mahbubul Haq's theory in 1968 -- the problem of 22 families controlling 66 per cent of industrial assets -- remained relevant due to rising inequality as the richest 20 per cent consume seven times more than the poorest 20 per cent, Dawn online reported.

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  5. Four killed in clashes in Indian-held KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    An Indian policeman prepares to fire a pellet gun towards Kashmiri protestors during clashes in Srinagar on July 29, 2016. Indian Army Colonel N. N. Joshi said Saturday that the clashes occurred overnight in Naugam sector, nearly 120 kilometers northwest of the main city of Srinagar, after Indian troops intercepted the militants attempting to infilterate into the territory from Pakistan.

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  6. Election Commission to hear petitions seeking PM Sharif's disqualificationRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : The Election Commission of Pakistan will hold a preliminary hearing of petitions seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and four of his relatives on August 3. The disqualification petitions filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf , Pakistan Peoples Party , Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Awami Muslim League were submitted after the Panama Papers' leaks about Pakistani politicians running off shore companies, reports the Dawn.

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  7. Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Indonesian men light candles during an anti-execution rally in front of the presidential palace in Jakarta on July 28, 2016 Indonesia Friday executed four drug convicts, three of them foreigners, by firing squad, an official said, drawing swift condemnation as Jakarta pushes on with its tough campaign of capital punishment. Ten others expected to have faced the firing squad, including nationals from Pakistan, India and Zimbabwe as well as Indonesians, were not put to death but officials said they would be executed at a later stage.

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  8. 2 Indian soldiers, 2 rebels killed in fighting in KashmirRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Gazette

    India's army said Saturday that two rebels and two soldiers were killed in an overnight gunbattle close to the cease-fire line dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan, as a curfew continued to be enforced in parts of Indian-held Kashmir. The shooting erupted Friday night in Nowgam sector after Indian soldiers spotted the insurgents, who they believed infiltrated from the Pakistani side of Kashmir, said Col.

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  9. Killed Pakistani-origin woman's husband seeks justiceRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : The husband of a Pakistani-origin British woman who was allegedly killed for "honour" in Punjab province on July 20 has demanded justice from the UK and Pakistan governments. Syed Mukhtar Kazim called upon both the governments to ensure that justice was served to his wife Samia Shahid, who was allegedly murdered by her family for marrying in a different community, Dawn online reported.

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  10. I'm a servant of Chinese investors: Pak PM's brotherRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, after concluding his five-day visit to China, has said that he is responsible to serve Chinese investors as he serves the people of his province. Shahbaz is the brother of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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  11. Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists: Afghan envoyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Washington, July 30 : Afghanistan's Ambassador to the United States Hamdullah Mohib has reiterated Kabul's claim that Pakistan provides a safe haven to militants and terrorists. Addressing the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, Mohib alleged that terrorists safely reside in Pakistani cities and are openly raising funds there under the protection of the security forces.

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  12. Two Indian soldiers among four killed near Kashmir border Srinagar...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Two soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed overnight in a gunbattle in Indian-administered Kashmir near the disputed territory's de facto border with Pakistan, the Indian army said Saturday. Colonel N. N. Joshi said the firefight occurred in Naugam sector, some 120 kilometres northwest of the main city of Srinagar, after soldiers intercepted the militants attempting to infiltrate the territory from Pakistan.

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  13. One killed in Pakistan bomb attackRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : A Pakistan Rangers officer was killed and at least 14 others injured on Saturday in two explosions near a Rangers checkpost, a security official said. According to Dawn news online, the bombs had been tied to a bicycle parked outside the Rangers headquarters on Miro Khan Road.

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  14. 15 killed in Pakistan road mishapRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, July 30 : At least 15 wedding guests were killed and several went missing when their bus was swept away by flood waters in Pakistan's Khyber Agency on Saturday. The incident occurred in the mountainous Bazar Zakhakhel area when the driver lost control of the bus due to flash floods in the region, Xinhua news agency reported.

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  15. Dishoom banned in Pakistan, Varun upset with the decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Pakistan is not happy with this full-on entertainer and has reportedly banned John Abraham and Varun Dhawan-starrer Dishoom. John Abraham and Varun Dhawan-starrer Dishoom seems to be getting a good response in India with its high masala content.

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  16. Talks between BSF and Pak Rangers conclude cordially: MEARead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 28 : Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on Friday that the three-day long meet between Border Security Force and Pakistan Rangers from July 25 - July 28 concluded with both sides discussing ways to strengthen measures to coordinate border patrolling on the respective sides of the border. Consensus was also reached to address each other's concerns in a time bound manner and discussions were held on several issues related to ceasefire violations, infiltration and drugs smuggling were.

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  17. Pakistan, Turkey agree to revive 2003 road deal 30-Jul-1613Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The second meeting of the Pakistan-Turkey Joint Commission on Road Transportation was held on July 26-27 in the capital city under the framework of 'Bilateral Road Transport Agreement' between Pakistan and Turkey signed on June 15, 2003. The Turkish delegation, headed by Nurhan Tufekcioglu, deputy director general at the General Directorate for Road Transport Regulation, Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, met senor officers of the ministries of Communications, Commerce and Foreign Affairs in this regard.

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  18. Asif confident to end load shedding by 201830-Jul-1642Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Water and Power Minister Khawaja Asif has expressed confidence to overcome load shedding by 2018, with the production of additional 11,000 megawatts power through the under construction energy projects. "It is a possibility and I am confident it will be done by 2018.

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  19. No bilateral meeting during Rajnath's Pakistan visitRead the original story

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 29 : There will be no bilateral meeting during Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Pakistan next month to attend the Saarc Home/Interior Ministers' meeting, the External Affairs Ministry made it clear on Friday. "Let me categorically state that @HMOIndia is going for SAARC event.

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  20. Rajnath Singh will not hold meeting with Pakistan: MEARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 29 : India on Friday said Union Minister Rajnath Singh will not attend any bilateral meeting with Pakistan during his visit to the neighbouring nation. MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted: Let me categorically state that @HMOIndia is going for SAARC event.

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