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  1. My Aunt Overcame Pakistan's Repressive Laws to Stay True to Her Muslim FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Time

    Dr. Nusrat Jahan and Dr. Amtul Haye stand in front of the construction of the Begum Zubaida Bani gynecology wing of Fazl-e-Omer hospital in Rabwah, Pakistan, in 2002. Amjad Mahmood Khan, an expert on religious freedom in the Islamic world, is an adjunct professor of law at the University of California Los Angeles My aunt, Dr. Nusrat Jahan, penned the above lines of poetry in 2003 for the inauguration of the Begum Zubaida Bani gynecology wing of From 1985 until her sudden death a few months ago at the age of 65, Nusrat was a gynecologist at the self-funded hospital that was built in 1958 to serve the indigent in rural Pakistan.

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  2. He was the voice of a generation in Pakistan. Then pop singer Junaid Jamshed found GodRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... emerged from a decade of Islamist policies that had stifled liberal music and culture. His band's song "Dil Dil Pakistan" ("Heart Heart Pakistan") became a second national anthem, its upbeat video aired endlessly on television in an era before ...

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  3. No intention to add to strain in ties with Pakistan: CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Rediff.com

    Asserting that it acted in interest of national security in expelling a Pakistan High Commission official in October, the government on Thursday said it has no intention to add to the strain in ties with Pakistan caused by Islamabad's continued policy of cross-border terrorism. Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh, replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, said tension in the relationship between the two countries has been caused by Pakistan's continued policy of directing cross border terrorism against India and supporting other anti-India activities.

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  4. Pakistani Flight Crashes Into Mountain En Route to IslamabadRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    A Pakistan International Airlines flight headed to Islamabad from Chitral has crashed into a mountain after losing contact with the control tower shortly after takeoff, according to Danyal Gillani, a spokesperson for the airline. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane at 4:30 p.m. local time.

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  5. RT calls upon Punjab Assembly to Pass Punjab Minorities Rights Commission Bill 2016Read the original story

    44 min ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    ... Shunila Ruth MPA (PTI) Kanji Ram MPA, Shakeel Markus MPA, Pastor Emmanuel Khokhar (Senior Pastor of Church of Pakistan), Rev. Father Francis Gulzar (Vicar General Catholic Diocese of Lahore), Rizwan Gill Advocate (President Rwadari Tehreek Lahore), ...

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  6. Punish responsible of PIA plane crash killing 47 passengersRead the original story

    44 min ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    ... for the families of plane victims and secures future for all the Pakistanis. Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has expressed grief on killing of passengers of PIA flight 661 from Chitral to Islamabad which crashed near ...

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  7. Pakistan's 'disco mullah' feared dead after plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Deseret News

    Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani pop-singer-turned-revival-preacher, known as the "disco mullah," was among the passengers of an aircraft that crashed into a Pakistan hillside , leaving no survivors, a family member confirmed. The singer and one of his two wives were on a preaching tour in the northern Pakistan city of Chitral, where the plane, Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK-661, originated with 47 people on board.

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  8. First Warn Local Weather 12/08/16Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFYR-TV Bismarck

    Parts of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and the Dakotas were bearing the worst of it, with temperatures as low as minus 14 overnight. Pakistani military helicopters on Thursday ferried remains of plane crash victims to the capital, Islamabad, as aviation authorities said they opened

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  9. World Bank cancels $100 million loan for PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    The project was aimed at enhancing the supply of natural gas by reducing physical and commercial losses of gas in the pipeline system A World Bank report said the failure of the project led to its closure and, as a result, the levels of unaccounted-for gas remained high while continuing to drain the precious natural resource: Dawn ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has cancelled a $100 million loan to Pakistan for a natural gas efficiency project due to no progress in achieving the development objectives and a lack of interest on the part of the gas distribution company.

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  10. NYT: Wealthy Saudis Are Funding Both Sides of Taliban WarRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Breitbart.com

    The New York Times makes a strong case that the most important player in Afghanistan's future is not the United States, but Saudi Arabia, because Saudis are funding both sides of Afghanistan's endless civil war. "A longtime ally of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia has backed Islamabad's promotion of the Taliban.

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    2 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    ... The 12-track set includes covers of blues songs from Jimmy Reed, Little Walter, Eddie Taylor and more. (AP) A Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying more than 40 people crashed on Wednesday en route to Islamabad from the northern city of ...

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  12. .com | Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    ... to Pervez George of the Civil Aviation Authority. The plane belonged to the Pakistani national carrier, the Pakistan International Airlines, and had 42 passengers and five crew members on board, PIA spokesperson Daniyal Gilani said. Witnesses said ...

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  13. Pakistan does not want perpetual hostility with India: EnvoyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nerve News

    New Delhi, Dec 8 - Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Thursday said his country did not want perpetual hostility with India, but stressed that Kashmir is the core issue between the two countries. He was speaking at a discussion on India-Pakistan relations organised by think tank Centre for Peace and Progress here.

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  14. Saarc going through 'teething problems': M J Akbar1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    ... pulled out of the summit. The South Asian bloc has often been affected by tumultuous relations between India and Pakistan. Jayalalithaa India vs England Live Score Jammu and Kashmir Bigg Boss 10 Australia vs New Zealand Live Score Donald Trump Virat ...

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  15. Pakistan doesn't wish to live in permanent hostility with India: Abdul BasitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit said Islamabad doesn't wish to live in permanent hostility with India. Pakistan is a positive and constructive nation, but it takes two to tango.

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  16. Pakistan to probe plane crash that killed 47Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    People pray for plane crash victims, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. A Pakistani aviation spokesman said authorities have opened a probe into the crash of a plane in the country's northwest that killed 47 passengers and crew the day before.

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  17. AUS vs NZ, Chappell-Hadlee Trophy, 3rd ODI at Melbourne: Key battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    ... New Zealand in the ongoing series. New Zealand, on the other side, have had an excellent Test series against Pakistan at home, but have failed to fire in the current series. However, this time they will aim to win this tie to avoid an embarrassing ...

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  18. Pope prays for unemployed at traditional rite in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... and backflips will trailblaze a new path for future generations in this conservative Muslim nation. KARACHI/LAHORE, Pakistan Taxi-hailing service Careem introduced women drivers in Pakistan on Wednesday, a rare initiative in a deeply conservative ...

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  19. Pakistan could finally host a top Test nation after a hiatus since 2009Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNA India

    'It would not be right to spell out names right now but we are negotiating and we are close to achieving some success,' says PCB Executive Committee head Najam Sethi. A top official of the Pakistan Cricket Board has indicated that it is close to signing a deal with a leading international team to tour the country, which has not hosted a Test nation since 2009.

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  20. Pakistan International Airlines blames engine failure for plane crash, probed launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | DNA India

    A Pakistani soldier walks near the wreckage of a Pakistan International Airline plane, which crashed in the village of Saddha Batolni near Abbotabad, Pakistan. Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed after one of its two turboprop engines failed en route to Islamabad killing everyone on board, authorities said on Thursday, even as they began a probe into the accident and sent bodies for DNA test to identify the victims.

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