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  1. 42,006 CNIC applicants being verified in Balochistan : February 24, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Daily Times

    QUETTA: The National Database and Registration Authority is verifying 42,006 people who have applied for their computerized national identity cards in Balochistan, spokesperson for NADRA Faiq Ali said in his press release issued on Monday. "Those would be issued CNIC whose application could be verified under the NADRA policy," he said.

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  2. Govt finally admits IS poses serious threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Nation

    Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry conceded on Monday that the radical Islamist group the Islamic State posed a serious threat to the country. Speaking to the Senate Standing Committee at the Parliament House chaired by Haji Adeel, the foreign secretary acknowledged that IS was indeed a real concern, while simultaneously assuring that the government would take all necessary steps to counter the threat.

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  3. Pakistan Coal Mine Blast Kills Eight WorkersRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Resource Investing News

    World Bulletin reported that eight workers were killed in an accident at a coal mine in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province. The accident took place in Loralai district's Dukki town, located some 145 kilometers off the provincial capital of Quetta.

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  4. Afghanistan dialogue with Taliban could begin in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | KFMB-am

    After more than a decade of warfare, negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are set to begin, officials, diplomats and experts said as President Ashraf Ghani declared that peace is closer now than at any time since the war began following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States. On Saturday, Ghani said that "the grounds for peace have never been better in the last 36 years" of continuous Afghan wars, including 13 years of conflict with the Taliban.

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  5. Afghan dialogue with Taliban could begin as early as MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | TwinCities

    After more than a decade of warfare, negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are set to begin, officials, diplomats and experts said as President Ashraf Ghani declared that peace is closer now than at any time since the war began following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.

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  6. Blast derails train in NaseerabadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Nation

    A bomb explosion on a railway track near Dera Murad Jamali of Nasirabad district derailed three coaches of Akbar Bugti Express on Saturday. Pakistan Railways Quetta sources said that unidentified miscreants had planted an explosive device beside the railway track which went off as Akbar Bugti Express was passing through.

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  7. Privatised securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Nation

    Places of worship in Pakistan have been subject to over 100 terrorist attacks since 9/11/; sitting ducks for highly trained terrorists with the capability to penetrate the securest of secure. So what are the chances that existing half-hearted security measures around civilian targets will not attract the wrath of terrorists? The security detail around civilian targets at best comprises poorly trained police that is, inadequately equipped and lacks discipline.

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  8. Seven Miners DieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Nation

    Unfortunately, familiar scenes of poverty-stricken miners, blackened faces and bleeding hands, working in extremely challenging conditions without any safety equipment, do not just exist in movies or the past. It is still happening in several parts of the world including Balochistan.

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  9. All is not well for PML-N in Balochistan Senate polls : February 21, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The ruling party Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is facing a tricky situation in Balochistan, as a number of its legislators are feared to vote against the party line for candidates of liking in the upcoming Senate elections. And the biggest motive is big time money that will most likely exchange hands this time too for the success of favourite candidates.

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  10. NAB chairman visits KP Bureau for annual inspection : February 21, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR: NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that corruption is one of the major factors that creates hurdles in the progress and prosperity of a country. While on an annual inspection visit to NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bureau, he directed all ranks of officers of the bureau to work more vigilantly, diligently and honestly in order to curb corruption and corrupt practices from the country "Corruption creates injustice and poverty, depriving a deserving person of his/her due right," he said.

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  11. Nawaz Sharif's visit to Baluchistan was a mere catwalk: Akhtar MengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Nation

    Quetta- Baluchistan National Party-Mengal chief Akhtar Mengal said today that the federal government was not serious, about resolving the most pressing issues of Baluchistan. He said that the visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to the province was no more than a catwalk.

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  12. Pakistan says the Taliban is willing to enter Afghanistan peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Pakistani, Afghan and Western officials said Thursday that Afghanistan's Taliban movement is ready to engage in peace talks with the Afghan government, which could open the door to a diplomatic solution to end the Islamist insurgency that has gripped the nation for more than 13 years. The talks could start as early as next month, although it was unclear where they would be held, the officials said.

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  13. US, Taliban Deny Peace Talks Planned in QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | News Max

    The US and the Taliban central spokesman Thursday denied plans to hold peace talks in Qatar, contradicting earlier claims by militant leaders that contacts would resume in the Gulf state within weeks. The denials came after multiple commanders said five former members of the Taliban supreme council would soon restart contacts with US officials in Qatar to try to get peace talks on track after more than 13 years of war in Afghanistan.

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  14. Political, military leadership united to resolve all issues: PM : February 18, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Daily Times

    QUETTA Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that political and military leadership was on the same page and they would steer Pakistan out of current challenges through their joint efforts. He was expressing his views at a lunch hosted by Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Nasir Khan Janjua in which notables from all over Balochistan participated.

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  15. Abducted polio immunisation team found murdered in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Local militants had abducted the vaccination worker, two local tribal policemen and a driver in the Zhob district of Baluchistan province on Saturday. QUETTA, Pakistan: Four members of a polio immunisation team have been found murdered after being kidnapped in southwest Pakistan, officials said Wednesday .

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  16. Afghan Arena: Exit America, Enter ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Indian Express

    As America reduces its military burden in Afghanistan, China's deepening involvement there was marked by the launch of a new official forum in Kabul last week. Called the 'China-Pakistan-Afghanistan Strategic Dialogue', the triangular engagement is likely to emerge as a major force shaping India's north western frontiers.

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  17. Balochistan police want PM's clear lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Nation

    As Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is visiting Quetta today to chair an important meeting on law and order situation in the province, the Balochistan police want clear directions from the premier at least on two issues - to meet shortage of police officers and implementation on policy of transfer of PSP officers in the province. Officials aware of the development in the federal and provincial governments informed The Nation on Tuesday that the PM is scheduled to visit Quetta today where he will hold an important meeting on law and order situation in the province besides participating in the passing-out parade ceremony of newly formed provincial anti-terrorism force.

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  18. Alternate economic corridor route unacceptable: APCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Nation

    The Awami National Party on Tuesday joined other nationalist and religious forces against the proposed change in Pak-China Economic Corridor with Asfandyar Wali Khan saying any alteration in the original route would be resisted with same force as his party opposed the construction of Kalabagh Dam. An All Parties Conference Tuesday was convened by the ANP against the changes in the route of Pak-China Economic Corridor which it said was not only in defiance of the original route that passed through Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but also was an attempt to force out smaller provinces from the benefit of the corridor.

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  19. APC rejects alternate route for Pak-China economic corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: All Parties Conference called by Awami National Party on Tuesday has rejected the alternate route for Pakistan-China Economic Corridor. APC also called for construction of the Pak-China Economic Corridor on war-footings on the proposed route and warned that serious action will be taken in case it was not acted upon.

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  20. Pakistan polio workers found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Newsday

    Four members of a polio vaccination team have been found shot dead in south-west Pakistan, four days after being abducted. Police said that the bodies of a health worker, his driver and two security guards were found in the region of Balochistan.

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