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  1. Taliban, Afghan Negotiators To Meet In Pakistan On July 31Read the original story

    45 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    A member of the Afghan government delegation that is negotiating with Taliban representatives on a peace deal has confirmed that a second round of talks has been scheduled in Pakistan on July 31. Din Mohammad, a powerful Pashtun tribal leader in eastern Afghanistan and a member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, confirmed the date of the talks in a July 29 interview with RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan. The spiritual leader of Afghanistan's Taliban purportedly has recognized peace talks with the Afghan government as "legitimate," saying in a rare message that the goal of the process is an "end to occupation" by foreign forces.

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  2. Army takes control of sensitive dykes of Indus River : July 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Flood warning has been issued in River Chitral as the water level is increasing continuously after heavy rain on Tuesday night, while Indus is in high flood at Chashma, Guddur and Sukkur barrages on Wednesday. The Chitral river has overflowed once again after 28 years due to which camp and connected areas have been evacuated.

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  3. Pakistan police kill feared Sunni militant leader, 13 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Erie Times News

    In this July 15, 2011, file photo, Malik Ishaq, a leader of the banned Sunni Muslim group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, is greeted by supporters with rose-petals upon his arrival at his hometown in Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan, after his release from jail. Pakistani police gunned down Ishaq, one of the country's most-feared Sunni militant leaders, and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout Wednesday, July 29, 2015, killing a man believed to behind the slaughter of hundreds of the nation's minority Shiites.

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  4. Pakistanis ready Afghan-Taliban talksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NWAonline

    Pakistan is finalizing preparations to host the second round of peace talks between Afghan government officials and the Taliban later this week, two Pakistani officials said Tuesday. The talks are meant to find a way to end the 14-year war in Afghanistan, which has been a priority for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani since he took office last year.

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  5. Bangladesh upholds opposition politiciana s death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's top court Wednesday upheld the death sentence on a top opposition politician for atrocities committed during the 1971 independence war, including the slaughter of around 200 Hindus. The Supreme Court dismissed Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury's appeal against the sentence passed by a controversial war crimes tribunal two years ago.

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  6. Afghan Government, Taliban to meet for second round of peace talks on FridayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Afghan Government and Taliban representatives are set to meet for the second round of peace talks in Murree on Friday, said senior Pakistan Government officials. The meeting is slated to take place in the hill resort of Murree near Islamabad, reports the Dawn.

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  7. Bangladeshi Opposition Leader's Death Sentence UpheldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, a senior opposition leader, waves to the media after he arrives to the war crime tribunal in Dhaka October 1, 2013 Bangladeshi opposition leader Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury has had his appeal against his death sentence rejected by a Supreme Court judge. Chowdhury, 66, a standing committee member for the Bangladesh Nationalist Party whose father was formerly an acting President of Pakistan, was sentenced to death two years ago by a controversial domestic war crimes tribunal.

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  8. Abdul Kalam was an ordinary scientist: a Q KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    In 2004, AQ Khan was accused of supplying crucial secrets of nuclear weapons to foreign countries. He was put into house arrest but was later freed.

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  9. Pakistan police kills Lashkar-i-Jhangvi chief, 13 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, Jul 29 : Malik Ishaq, the chief of banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi , his two sons and 11 top members of the group linked to al-Qaeda were killed in an "encounter" in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said today. Ishaq, who has been accused of masterminding dozens of attacks against the minority Shia community, his sons Usman and Haq Nawaz, and 11 other senior members of the group were killed in an encounter with police personnel late last night in Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, police said.

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  10. Pakistan police kills chief of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi Malik Ishaq in encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, July 29: Feared Sunni militant leader Malik Ishaq was shot to death by Pakistan Police in Punjab's Muzaffargarh district early morning on Wednesday. Ishaq was head of the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi which is linked to both Taliban and al-Qaeda.

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  11. Eco-corridor by 2018: SharifRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is fast tracking all infrastructure projects related to the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor , signalling to officials that they were working on a strict end of 2017 deadline. The premier issued the instruction while presiding over a meeting yesterday to review progress on the Gwadar East Bay Expressway, Mughalkot-DI Khan Road and various other road projects under the corridor project in Balochistan.

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  12. ISLAMABAD: The terror of fighting terrorRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    On Saturday, July 25, The New York Times published a report on the conditions in Pakistan's covert internment centres where those suspected of affiliation with the Pakistani Taliban are detained. Those incarcerated in these special prisons usually return dead or do not return at all.

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  13. Pakistan police kills head of Sunni militant group on US terror listRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ISLAMABAD "' The leader of Pakistan"TMs most feared anti-Shiite militant group was killed in a shootout with police on Wednesday, officials said. Malik Ishaq, the head of the Qaida-linked Lashkar-e-Jhangvi group, was killed in the central province of Punjab, provincial Home Minister Shuja Khanzada said.

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  14. ISLAMABAD: Afghan team in Pakistan to discuss shellingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    An Afghan military delegation is visiting Pakistan for talks on recent cross-border shelling and other security issues. "A seven-member mid-ranking Afghan delegation is here for discussion on border coordination," a defence source said.

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  15. Pakistan police say kill head of banned sectarian groupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  16. Mobilink partners with PCP to provide ICT labs to schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Mobilink and Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy held a signing ceremony under which the Telco would provide six state-of-the-art information communication technology labs to schools run by the non-government organisations across Pakistan. Under the agreement, PCP as a project partner, would recommend the schools in need of these ICT labs and would be responsible for the due diligence of the NGOs by ensuring that the recipients are serving marginalized social classes.

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  17. Horticulture to curb food insecurity'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan on Tuesday said that promoting horticulture in the country can help convert large-scale cultivable wasteland into a huge economic opportunity to tackle escalating food security and unemployment. "Millions of people in the country suffer from micronutrient deficiencies.

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  18. Flash floods wreak havoc in AJK; 16 more lose livesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Car carrying six of a family drowned during a botched attempt to cross a flooded nullah near Kasgumma in Bhimber District, sources said. Two people were swept away by currents in a flooded nullah at remote village of Badhote Knaiker and six people were killed in a house collapse.

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  19. Kashmir issue : July 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Sir: No one was expecting any breakthrough in the meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi but it is also astonishing that during the meeting, the Kashmir issue was not discussed while everyone knows that this issue is the mother of all disputes in the region. It is a fact that India is not sincere in solving the Kashmir issue in accordance with the UN resolutions, which is a big threat to regional peace.

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  20. Out of the judicial commission, into the parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Lawmakers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl on Tuesday made hue and cry against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf during the National Assembly session. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, however, jumped into the fray and requested National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to defer the 'issue'.

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