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  1. Brother of man killed in US strike on Taliban chief files police reportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    QUETTA/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a US drone strike in southwest Pakistan has filed a report with police asking for his brother's killing to be investigated, officials said on Sunday. Muhammad Azam, a Pakistani citizen, was driving Mansour from the Pakistan-Iran border to Quetta, capital of Pakistan's Balochistan province, when a US drone destroyed the car in the Koshki area of Noshki district, killing them both.

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  2. Driver's family press charges over US drone hit on PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Brownsville Herald

    The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. officials, seeking to press murder charges, police said Sunday. Mansour had entered Pakistan from Iran using a false name and fake Pakistani identity documents on May 21, when his car was targeted by a U.S. drone.

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  3. What Information Led to US Strike on Taliban Leader?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Big News Network.com

    ... administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. WASHINGTON - Days after a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan, near the Afghan border, killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, it remains unclear how the slain leader's location was ...

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  4. Drivera s family press charges over US drone hit on PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    Wreckage of a destroyed vehicle in which Mullah Mohammad Akhtar Mansour was allegedly traveling in Noshki, Balochistan province is seen after it was hit by US drone on May 22, 2016. According to reports a US drone attacked a vehicle said to be carrying Mullah Mansoor and his driver in Noshki, Balochistan province, Pakistan.

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  5. Muslims 'allowed to lightly beat wives'Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Mercury

    ... don't bathe, according to an Islamic constitutional body. The powerful Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), based in Pakistan, put forwad the outrageous bill last week in response to progressive legislation giving women greater rights and protection ...

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  6. Ashraf Ghani wishes Nawaz Sharif speedy recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad, May 29 : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday wished Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to undergo a successful surgery and a speedy recovery later. According to reports, Sharif is all set to undergo open heart surgery in London on Tuesday.

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  7. TTP attempting to destabilize Pak with India's help: Khwaja AsifRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Sialkot, May 29 : Pakistan Defence Minister Khwaja Asif has said that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan leaders were busy hatching conspiracies to destabilise Islamabad with India's help. Asif said that Pakistan had no objections to the Iranian port of Chahbahar but Iran must consider the bad design of India towards Islamabad.

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  8. Pak military was unaware of US drone strike: Tariq FatemiRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Mansour. He also rejected the possibility of an intelligence failure in this regard. "Pakistan does not have the technological means to detect drones," Fatemi told Dawn News in an interview. "There are certain domestic ...

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  9. Family of slain Pakistani taxi driver files complaint against U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    The family of a Pakistani cab driver killed last week in the U.S. drone strike targeting an Afghan Taliban leader lodged a formal complaint with police against unnamed U.S. officials. The deceased driver, Mohammad Azam, was transporting Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour when drone-fired missiles struck the taxi in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, killing both of them, Voice of America reported.

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  10. Brother of slain Taliban chief's driver presses charges againstRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    The brother of a man who was killed alongside the Taliban's slain chief Mullah Akthar Mansour in an American drone strike in southwest Pakistan is pressing murder and terrorism charges against US officials, police said Sunday. Mansour was travelling by car near the town of Ahmad Wal on May 21 when he was killed, a major blow to the Islamist group that has been waging a guerilla war in Afghanistan since being toppled from power in 2001.

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  11. Family of driver killed in US drone strike files caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Mohammad Azam's family says they are seeking justice after the father of four was killed along with Taliban leader. The family of the driver killed in a US drone strike that targeted Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor have registered a case against US officials seeking murder charges.

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  12. Pakistan: DNA test confirms Taliban head's deathRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Gazette

    A DNA test has confirmed that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike, Pakistan's interior ministry said Sunday, as the family of a driver killed in the strike sought legal action. A DNA sample from one of the men killed in the U.S. drone attack was successfully matched with a close relative of Mansour, the interior ministry statement said.

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  13. Missing Pakistani boy found in Rajasthan: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | India.com

    Islamabad, May 29 : A seven-year-old boy, who went missing from his home in Pakistan's restive northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province two years ago, has been traced to Rajasthan following a social media post, a media report claimed today. Tufail Ismail was said to be in Rajasthan's Ganga Nagar district after his maternal uncle in Saudi Arabia saw a picture on social media shared by an Indian social worker, Sujewa Pereira nearly two months ago, the Dawn quoted the child's father Zafar Ali as saying.

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  14. Pakistani transgender activist dies after delayed medical careRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Alisha , a transgender woman who was shot in Pakistan, succumbed to her injuries on May 25, 2016. Pakistani LGBT rights advocates maintain that a transgender woman died from gunshot wounds after staff at a local hospital delayed treatment.

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  15. ANALYSIS: US takes out Taliban leader at critical timeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    By Aamir Latif, Sinan Polat, Mohammad Fahim Abed and Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat KABUL/KARACHI, Pakistan: Pakistani police have lodged a criminal case against unnamed U.S. officials for their involvement in the drone strike that killed Taliban leader Mullah Mansoor and his driver, officials said on Sunday. The announcement, which observers say is symbolic, comes about a week after the U.S. said it had killed Mullah Mansoor in a drone strike near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

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  16. Throwing the cat among the pigeonsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fake apologies

    ... beat them at the democratic exercise. Lambs lost badly. Their votes floated in the Jhelum and flowed all the way to Pakistan. The ringmasters breathed a sigh of relief. Geelani sahib - whom Sanghi retards like to call a broker these days - and ...

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  17. Pakistan had capacity of nuclear test in 1984, says father of its nuclear progammeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    Islamabad, May 29 Father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, Abdul Qadeer Khan, has said the nation was capable to conduct a nuclear test in 1984, but due to the opposition from its then president General Zia-ul Haq, the idea was shelved.

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  18. PCB confident of getting Muhammad Aamir's visa for England tourRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | India.com

    Karachi, May 29 : Pakistan Cricket Board is confident that tainted left-arm pacer Muhammad Aamir will soon be issued a visa to play in the series against England in the United Kingdom this summer. A top official of the Board today said that all the homework done to secure a visa for Aamir should bear fruit by next week.

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  19. Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan's day outRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who recently shared his new 'chikna chikna' avatar with his fans, was spotted coming out of the Mumbai's Olive Bar on Saturday night. The Dilwale star has his own style and manner of doing things.

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  20. Men should 'lightly beat' wives who refuse sex claims Pakistani advisory boardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... he proposal was CII's response to the Protection of Women Against Violence Act, an unconventionally liberal move by Pakistan's Punjab province.

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