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Pakistan Newswire

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  1. Hunt on for gunmenRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Castanet.net

    ... gas and mineral resources. Similar attacks by Baluch nationalists have seen them let Baluch flee. Elsewhere in Pakistan, a suicide bomber blew himself up Friday near a stadium in Lahore where a cricket match was underway between Pakistan and ...

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  2. The degree of Machiavellian scheming - to be AxactRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Times of Oman

    ... to the circus is spectacular. Not that the media moguls care. Coming from Declan Walsh, the affable New York Times Pakistan bureau chief, who lit the bonfire with one of the most damning accounts of his 'Pakistan' career (he was the Guardian's ...

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  3. Nawaz Sharif expresses concern over Indian minister's statementRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | India.com

    Islamabad, May 30: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday expressed serious concern over recent statements made by the Indian political leadership, and said that all possible measures will be taken to counter "anti-Pakistan" acts. Sharif and Pakistani Army Chief Gen.

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  4. Balochistan CM announces APC in wake of Mastung killings : May 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Daily Times

    ... On the occasion opposition leader Maulana Abdul Wassey termed the killings as a conspiracy against Balochistan and Pakistan. He vowed to defeat the enemies of Pakistan and Balochistan will remain part of Pakistan. Maulana Wssey appealed the prime ...

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  5. What does this historic decision mean?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... from Islamabad, the Pakistani capital. Yet there's never been much of a possibility of forcing this designation on Pakistan, a long-standing US ally whose government regularly denounces terrorism and is in the midst of a bloody, draining ...

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  6. Suicide attack foiled in Lahore, cricket series to continueRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    A blast that took place near Gaddafi Stadium here during a One-Day International between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was confirmed as a suicide attack by Pakistani authorities, who said a sub-inspector and a civilian lost their lives. However, a Pakistan Cricket Board official confirmed that the third and final ODI of the ongoing series will be played on Sunday according to schedule.

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  7. Mamata Banerjee opens Jashn-E-Iqbal, honours IqbalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday inaugurated a three-day-long event 'Jashn-E-Iqbal', organized by West Bengal Urdu Academy in Kolkata's Nazrul Mancha auditorium to remember the life and works of Sir Muhammad Iqbal, the author of the iconic song "Saare Jahan Se Accha Hindustan Hamara". The grandson of Sir Muhammad Iqbal, Waleed Iqbal came all the way from Pakistan to receive the honour Tarana-e-Hind conferred on the great poet posthumously.

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  8. One killed in suicide blast outside Gaddafi StadiumRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    A sub-inspector was killed and six others injured in a suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore where the second one day international match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was ongoing, media reported on Saturday. Policemen stopped the bomber before he could enter the outer wall of the Gaddafi Stadium where he blew himself up on Friday night, killing the sub-inspector, Geo News reported.

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  9. Gunmen kill 19 bus passengers in PakistanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Gunmen have killed at least 19 passengers of a bus in Mastung town, 40 km off the western Pakistani city of Quetta. Reports said the attack took place late on Friday.

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  10. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy: All those residing in this country are HindusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    ... halls which could be demolished and shifted to another location, like it has happened in Islamic countries like Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. "Once (former Pakistan President) Pervez Musharraf ordered demolition of six mosques in Pakistan. When I asked ...

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  11. Judgement on Babar Awan reserved by court in Ex-CJ defamation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Nation

    Islamabad: The court has reserved judgment on the petition filed by counsel for former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry, raising objections on power of attorney in respect of Babar Awan advocate counsel for Imran Khan, in defamation suit against PTI chief. Sheikh Ahsan ud Din advocate appeared on behalf of former CJP Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and Khawar Amir Bokhari advocate represented PTI chief Imran Khan in the court.

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  12. Pope Francis appoints Father Benny Mario Travas bishop-elect of MultanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    ... the Catholic Diocese of Multan (area 98,705, population 38,400,000, Catholics 198,000, priests 16, religious 36), Pakistan. The bishop-elect was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1966 and was ordained a priest in 1990. He holds a licentiate in canon law ...

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  13. Pakistan Female BluesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Impudent Observer

    Many years ago when Pakistan was a new nation in the world, its leaders had been educated at places like Oxford and Cambridge so they understood women were an important aspect of a modern society. Since then, it has been all down hill for women in the Muslim society of Pakistan.

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  14. Gunmen kill 22 bus passengers in Pakistan attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The London Free Press

    Relatives carry a boy who survived an attack on buses, into a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, late May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed QUETTA, Pakistan - Gunmen disguised as members of the Pakistani security forces killed at least 22 passengers on Friday night after forcing them off buses travelling from the western city of Quetta to Karachi on the southern coast, officials said.

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  15. Pashtuns refuse to bury dead from Pakistan bus hijackingsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    Hundreds of Pakistani Pashtuns protested Saturday after deadly bus hijackings that killed 19 people, saying they refused to bury their dead until the government guaranteed their protection. Demonstrators placed 16 coffins with the bodies of their dead in front of the governor's house in the city of Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province where the bus hijackings happened Friday.

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  16. PM reiterates strict action against anti-Pakistan acts : May 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Inter Services Intelligence Director General Major General Rizwan Akhtar briefed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on internal and external security situation of Pakistan and ongoing counterterrorism operations. Recent ongoing successful Intelligence-Based Operations and number of terrorists attempts averted in near past and terrorists networks busted across the country as a result, thereof, were discussed.

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  17. After Pakistan bus attack, concern at worsening insurgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    As hundreds of mourners on Saturday protested the killing of 19 people in deadly bus hijackings in western Pakistan, the assaults raised new fears that a long-simmering insurgency there could be growing more violent. The country's restive Baluchistan province has seen two major attacks in the span of a month, including an April assault on a dam project that killed at least 20 people and Friday's bus hijackings.

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  18. After Pakistan bus attack, worry an insurgency growing worseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KSWO

    ... Natalie Phares quickly organized a volunteer bucket brigade to clean a beach north of Santa Barbara. QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) - As hundreds of mourners on Saturday protested the killing of 19 people in deadly bus hijackings in western Pakistan, the ...

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  19. Christian, Hindu ladies contesting LB polls in KPKRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... home in Mingora, also the birthplace of the world's youngest Nobel laureate, Malala Yousafzai. "I'm a citizen of Pakistan. I hold a CNIC card like other citizens of this country," she says, adding that she hopes to overcome her "minority" tag with ...

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  20. At least 21 killed in Pakistan as gunmen storm busesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Quetta--Unidentified gunmen stormed two passenger coaches in southwest Pakistan and killed at least 21 people, officials said on Saturday The buses were en route to the port city of Karachi when they were stormed in Mastung district in the troubled province of Baluchistan late Friday, according to Mastung deputy district commissioner Akbar Harifal Officials had earlier put the death toll at 19, but one passenger later died in hospital overnight while the dead body of another passenger was recovered from the site of the attack Harifal said security forces rescued five passengers after a firefight with the assailants.

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