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  1. Taliban threats force Afghan boy, fan of Messi, into exileRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The family of a 5-year-old Afghan boy who received autographed shirts from his soccer hero Lionel Messi was forced to leave Afghanistan amid constant telephone threats and a menacing Taliban letter, the boy's father said Tuesday. Mohammad Arif Ahmadi - whose son grabbed headlines when he was photographed wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No.

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  2. Five in court for desecrating Sikh man's turbanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Iol.co.za

    ... of Faisalabad to Multan. Blasphemy carries the death penalty and is a hugely sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, where even unproven allegations can spark mob violence. "The staff (of the bus company) misbehaved, pushed me and threw my ...

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  3. Religion of Peace Update: Afghan boy's family flees Afghanistan in...Read the original story

    17 min ago | Instapundit.com

    "Life became a misery for us," said Ahmadi, speaking to The Associated Press over the telephone from Quetta. He added that the family didn't want to leave Afghanistan, but the threats were just getting more and more serious.

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  4. Pakistani actors to debut in Bollywood filmRead the original story

    17 min ago | Nerve News

    Islamabad, May 3 - Pakistani drama actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali are going to debut in Bollywood alongside veteran Indian actress Sridevi in movie Mom, a daily reported on Tuesday. Siddiqui will play the role of Sridevi's husband and Ali's father.

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  5. Sikh Turban Case: Five of Six Men Arrested, Remanded Into CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Outlook

    Five of the six men booked under the blasphemy law for throwing a Sikh man's turban to the ground during a scuffle at a bus terminal in Pakistan's Punjab Province have been arrested with a court today remanding them into police custody. Police had registered an FIR against six people under blasphemy law on the complaint of Mahinder Paal Singh, a resident of Multan district of Punjab.

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  6. Pak shredded in US electoral crossfire; Hillary, Trump distrust itRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Pakistan has got caught up in the US electoral skirmish after frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both zeroed in on the country's support for terrorism despite milking Washington for billions of dollars in aid. WASHINGTON: Pakistan has got caught up in the US electoral skirmish after frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both zeroed in on the country's support for terrorism despite milking Washington for billions of dollars in aid.

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  7. Barack Obama reflects on raid that killed Osama bin LadenRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | DNA India

    For the first time, President Barack Obama has given an insight into the covert US raid that killed al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden at his hideout in Pakistan, saying that during the tense operation nobody cheered or high-fived as they were unsure about the outcome. "One thing about having been through a lot of this previously, and everybody sitting around this table had been through the ups and downs of any wartime situation.

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  8. Threats force boy who wore plastic Lionel Messi jersey to leave AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... from there. His father told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the family has been forced to move to neighboring Pakistan because of constant telephone threats. Murtaza has the real thing now! #LeoMessi helped make his dream come true & gave him ...

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  9. Pakistan brands Donald Trump 'ignorant'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    MAY 02: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts on May 2, 2016 in Carmel, Indiana. Trump continues to campaign leading up to the Indiana primary on May 3. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP Pakistan's interior minister has launched a blistering assault on "ignorant" Donald Trump after the Republican presidential frontrunner vowed to free the doctor who helped track down Osama bin Laden if he wins office.

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  10. No military solution to Afghan conflict: PakistanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Nerve News

    Islamabad, May 3 - Pakistan on Tuesday opposed a military option to resolve the dragging Afghan conflict, saying such a policy had not brought results for 14 long years. The comments by Pakistan's top Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, came days after Afghan President Ashraf Ghani pressed Islamabad to take military action against the Afghan Taliban leaders who Kabul claims are living in Pakistan.

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  11. Threats force five-year-old Messi fan out of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... was photographed wearing a homemade Argentina shirt with No. 10 on the back - said they have moved to neighbouring Pakistan and settled in the city of Quetta, hoping for a better life there. "Life became a misery for us," said Ahmadi, speaking to ...

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  12. Charge pressed against 2 - war criminals'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    The prosecution today pressed seven specific charges against two men including a former leader of Habiganj Awami League for their alleged involved in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971. Prosecutor Rana Dasgupta submitted the formal charges against Liakat Ali, 61, former president of Habiganj's Lakhai upazila unit Awami League, and Aminul Islam alias Rajab Ali, 62, of Astogram upazila in Kishoreganj, through the registrar office of the International Crimes Tribunal.

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  13. Young Messi Fan Forced To Leave AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sky News

    ... of the family." Mr Ahmadi said they did not want to leave Afghanistan, but he has now settled his family in Quetta, Pakistan, in the hope of a better life. He also said he feared his son, Murtaza Ahmadi, would be kidnapped after a photograph of him ...

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  14. Panetta Reflects on Bin Laden Raid: I Wouldn't Have Guessed Al Qaeda Would Metastasize Like It HasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Townhall

    Five years ago on Monday, justice was served. It was the day President Obama gave the order to send a group of Navy SEALs into Abbottabad, Pakistan to find and kill Osama bin Laden, the Al Qaeda leader behind the September 11 terror attacks.

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  15. US tells Pakistan it will have to fund F-16s itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Central Chronicle

    The United States has told Pakistan it will have to finance the purchase of US F-16 fighter jets itself after members of the US Congress objected to the use of government funds to pay for them. The US government said in February it had approved the sale to Pakistan of up to eight F-16 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp LMT.N, as well as radar and other equipment in a deal valued at 699 million dollars.

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  16. Pakistan shredded in US electoral crossfire: Both Hillary and Trump distrust itRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has got caught up in the US electoral skirmish after frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both zeroed in on the country's support for terrorism despite milking Washington for billions of dollars in aid. Called out publicly by the candidates and told by the Obama administration that it will have to fork out its own money to buy US military hardware, Islamabad lashed out at its benefactor, saying the American aid it got was "peanuts," and it would figure out other ways to buy F16s, for which the US Congress last week denied Pakistan subsidy.

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  17. New Market Research Report: Pakistan Defence & Security Report 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... and a gradually stronger focus on strengthening naval and air power (both for which India retains superiority over Pakistan) over the longer term. That said, huge operational expenses linked to ongoing military operations will restrict funding for ...

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  18. Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji, Malala Yousafzai is an international icon of resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Merinews

    ... women's empowerment and right to education. She was shot by militants in October 2012 in the Swat Valley of Pakistan's restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Taliban militants claimed responsibility for the attack and said in a statement that Malala ...

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  19. Shahid Afridi urges PCB to focus on grassroots levelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Lahore : Former T20 skipper Shahid Afridi is worried that there is serious dearth of 'real talent' in the country's domestic structure and asked the Pakistan Cricket Board to focus on basics, specially at the grassroots level. Afridi, who stepped down as the national T20 captain last month after the team's disappointing performance at the Asia Cup and World Twenty20, urged the PCB to shift their focus to school cricket.

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  20. Trump vows to free doc who helped track OsamaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Pakistan angrily criticised Donald Trump, frontrunner for the US Republican presidential nomination, for saying he would force the country to free a jailed Pakistani doctor believed to have helped the CIA hunt down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. Trump, a 69-year-old billionaire real estate developer, told Fox News on Friday that, if elected, he would get Pakistan to free Shakil Afridi "in two minutes", saying that Islamabad receives a lot of development aid from the United States.

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