Quetta, Pakistan Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Roadside Bomb Kills Six Pakistani SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    A roadside bomb targeted a convoy carrying paramilitary troops in southwestern Pakistan late on August 14, killing six soldiers and wounding at least two others, officials said. The attack on a Frontier Corps patrol in the province of Balochistan came as the nation celebrated the 70th anniversary of its statehood and independence from British colonial rule.

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  2. Op-Ed Contributor: How Pakistan Abandoned Jinnah's IdealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The New York Times

    On Sept. 11, 1948, barely a year after the birth of Pakistan, a flight from the mountainous town of Quetta bordering Iran and Afghanistan landed at an Air Force base on the outskirts of Karachi, then the Pakistani capital.

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  3. Six killed, three injured in IED blast in BalochistanRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Quetta [Pakistan], August 15 : Six security personnel were killed and three others injured in a blast on Monday evening in Balochistan's Harnai district. "A man riding a motorbike came close to the army truck and blew himself up," the Dawn quoted an official as saying.

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  4. Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks, air showRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday celebrated 70 years of independence from British India with a patriotic display including a giant flag and a show of airpower, as the military's top brass vowed to wipe out terrorists hours before a new bomb attack killed six soldiers. At the highly symbolic Wagah eastern border crossing with India, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa raised a massive national flag on a 122-metre pole as crowds chanted patriotic slogans.

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  5. Pakistan's Independence Day marred by death of 6 soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    A roadside bomb targeted a convoy carrying paramilitary troops in south-western Pakistan on Monday, killing six soldiers and wounding several others, officials said. The attack in Harnoi district in the province of Balochistan occurred as the nation celebrated the 70th anniversary of the 1947 end of British colonial rule on the Indian subcontinent.

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  6. Pakistan: ISIS Suicide Bomb Attack Kills 15 in QuettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Democracy Now

    The Pakistani military says the attack was targeting planning efforts for Independence Day celebrations.

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  7. With gun salutes, Pakistan marks 70 years of independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Pakistan kicked off a day of celebrations on Monday marking 70 years of statehood and independence, the festivities beginning with gun salutes in the capital, Islamabad, and in each of the four provincial capitals. In Islamabad, President Mamnoon Hussain hoisted the national flag at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, and scores of Pakistani military and government officials and other dignitaries.

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  8. Vehicles are seen burning after a bomb blast in Quetta, Pakistan. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Times of Oman

    Muscat: A terrorist attack two days ago in Pakistan has been condemned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement. "The Sultanate condemns the terrorist attack in the city of Quetta in Pakistan, which injured and killed scores of innocent people.

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  9. ISIS claims suicide bombing that killed at least 15 in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle rammed into a military truck near a busy bus station in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 15 people, including eight soldiers, and wounding at least 40 others, military officials said on Sunday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province in the southwest.

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  10. Pakistan's ISI wanted Taliban leader Mansour to destroy schools, roads in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Kandahar [Afghanistan], August 10 : Pakistan's premier intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence wanted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour to destroy school, bridges and roads in Afghanistan, an article published in the New York Times claims. "Mullah Mansour had resisted orders from Pakistan's intelligence agency, the ISI, to destroy infrastructure - schools, bridges and roads - to increase the cost of the war for the Afghan government.

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  11. Pak-South Korea relations hit as Seoul refuses to invest in PoK projectsRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Seoul [South Korea], Aug 10 : Pakistan has been trying to aggressively seek investments from international financial institutions and countries, including South Korea, in energy and other infrastructure projects, especially in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, both parts of undivided Jammu and Kashmir and claimed by India as its territory. While South Korea had earlier shown interest, it is now reluctant to invest in these regions of Pakistan.

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  12. Sethi re-elected PCB chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Cricketer International

    The PCB's new Board of Governors has picked the Prime Minister of Pakistan's direct nominee Najam Sethi as board chairman for the next three years. Sethi was unanimously elected from within the 10-member BoG as no other member of the BoG filed nomination papers for the post.

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  13. Young Afghans being trafficked to Pakistan to learn ways of Taliban: NYT reportRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug.7 : Police in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province have revealed that young Afghans are being taken illegally to Pakistan's south western Baluchistan province to study in religious seminaries or madrassas to learn the ways of the Taliban. According to a New York Times report, the objective this secret exercise is to enforce the same rigid interpretation of Islam practiced by the Taliban before returning them to their homeland to put into practice what they have learnt.

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  14. Pakistan's permanent jihadi networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | IntelliBriefs

    Located about 100 kilometers from the Afghanistan border in Kharan , Balochistan is one of the hundreds of outposts of Pakistan's permanent jihadi network. Far lesser known than al-Qaeda and the Islamic State, but considered by many to be far more dangerous , Jamaat-ud-Dawa is Pakistan's favorite Islamo-nationalist jihadist group.

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  15. Young Afghans trafficked to study under TalibanRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    It was a routine check. Two vans, both without license plates, were stopped earlier this month by police in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province, where Taliban hold sway in large swaths of the countryside.

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  16. Helping the heroines of polio eradicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Daily Star

    In June this year, world governments and other donors pledged USD 1.2 billion to help carry the 30-year fight to eradicate polio over the finish line. At its height, the polio epidemic caused 350,000 cases of paralysis in children every year.

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  17. Tactics being used to undermine Parliament: RabbaniRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 3 : Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani has urged judiciary, Executive and Parliament to work within the ambit of the Constitution for the stability of Pakistan and said that parliament is the weakest institution in Pakistan as in the past it was not allowed to function by imposing martial law. Addressing a seminar, he said: "Executive attacks Parliament and interfere in its working using the notorious Article 58-2 and now 'new tactics' are being used to defang it, and it also intervenes in the working of judiciary while judiciary tries to overcome Parliament and Executive.

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  18. Boys Smuggled from Afghanistan Are Allegedly Trained by the TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Townhall

    After two vans missing license plates were stopped this month in Ghazni, Afghanistan, police discovered 27 boys -- ages ranging from 4 to 15 -- inside, on their to Pakistan. The drivers and two adult passengers were arrested.

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  19. Officials: Young Afghans trafficked to study under TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | Daily Journal

    It was a routine check. Two vans, both without license plates, were stopped earlier this month by police in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province, where Taliban hold sway in large swaths of the countryside.

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  20. Officials: Afghan children smuggled to Pakistan seminariesRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Medincine Hat News

    It was a routine check. Two vans, both without license plates, were stopped earlier this month by police in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province, where Taliban hold sway in large swaths of the countryside.

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