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  1. Execution of Pakistan death row convict stayed in dispute over ageRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A girl who is displaced with her family from Pakistan's tribal area where security forces are fighting against militants collects recyclable items from waste dumping points with her father to earn living in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, May 4, 2015. ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani judge Tuesday stayed the execution of a man whose lawyers say was 14 when he was charged with murder, a case that has angered rights groups and prompted mercy appeals from his family.

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  2. PM inaugurates Pakistan's first ever 100MW solar power plant : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    Rs 15bn solar plant set up on trial basis and spread over 500 acres completed in about 11 months with Chinese assistance BAHAWALPUR Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday inaugurated Pakistan's first ever 100MW solar powered plant in the Quaid e Azam Solar Power Park. The Rs 15 billion solar plants set up on trial basis and spread over 500 acres is completed in about 11 months with the Chinese assistance.

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  3. Make My DayTODAY is Opposite Day, Nyah, Nyah, NyahRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... only person in the world who has stood in Terry Jones' shoes. My threat was posted in an Internet newsgroup called PAKISTAN-L that had a lot of Pakistani intellectuals, lawyers, officials and activists, and it created a firestorm of controversy. ...

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  4. Legality of Drone Warfare or Illegality of Drone Assassination? Let a Real Debate BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Switched

    ... The Islamabad High Court ruled CIA officials must face charges including murder, conspiracy, waging war against Pakistan and terrorism. Why is a case being heard in May against the German government on behalf of three Yemeni survivors of a U.S. ...

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  5. One of the gunmen who attacked Dallas Prophet cartoon exhibition was PakistaniRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Day after officials identified the two gunmen involved in shooting outside an event exhibiting the cartoons of Prophet Muhammad in Dallas, it has now emerged that one of the attackers was a Pakistani. The Facebook page of gunman Nadir Soofi said that he graduated from the International School of Islamabad, in Pakistan, in 1998.

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  6. Lakhvi seeks exemption from appearing in courtRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi has requested a Pakistan court to exempt him from personal appearance citing security reasons, media reported on Tuesday. An Anti-Terrorism Court is scheduled to resume trial in the case on Wednesday, Dawn online reported.

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  7. Pakistan Railway Minister DPakistan Railway Minister Disqualified...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | INDOlink

    ISLAMABAD: In a setback for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, an election tribunal in Pakistan today disqualified his confidant and Railway Minister for vote rigging in 2013 general elections and ordered re-poll in a constituency in Lahore from where he was elected. The election tribunal announced the decision after hearing a case against Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique who was elected from NA-125 constituency in Lahore.

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  8. Taliban open to peace talks, but only if all US forces leave AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

    ... be held directly with them, not through "neighboring countries," an apparent reference to Ghani's efforts to engage Pakistan in the hope that Islamabad can persuade the Taliban, long backed by Pakistan's intelligence services, to negotiate a peace ...

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  9. Like in Texas, Sarmachars kill jihadi troops in BalochistanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNN

    ... Liberation Front and the Baloch Republican Army. Gohram Baloch said BLF Sarmachars ambushed two vehicles of the Pakistan occupation soldiers in Kech district, between Nazarabad and Tump, killing five soldiers and wounding a number of others. The ...

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  10. PCB deliberates on firing Waqar Younis?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board is deliberating on firing head coach Waqar Younis over the team's performance in the World Cup and during the current tour of Bangladesh. According to sources, a recommendation has been put forward to pay Waqar three months advance salary and fire him as the coach of the national team.

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  11. Uproar in Sindh Assembly over resolution against Altaf : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Three opposition parties, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz , Pakistan Muslim League-Functional and Pakistan Tehreek Insaf boycotted the Sindh Assembly on Monday when the speaker turn down their request to consider their resolution out of turn. These parties wanted to table a resolution against Muttahida Quami Movement chief Altaf Hussain for his objectionable statement against the Pakistan Army; however, the speaker, Agha Siraj Durrani, did not gave the permission to table the resolution out of turn, saying he would finish the agenda of the day first and then consider other matters.

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  12. KP Assembly demands treason case against Altaf Hussain : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... also unanimously passed a resolution calling for registration of a treason case against Altaf. Jamaat-e-Islami and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) also moved separate resolutions in the Punjab Assembly. The KP Assembly demanded the federal government ...

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  13. Arrest teacher's killers until 15th'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... 10 years in the city. A separate protest was held by the teachers and students of FUUAST on the Abdul Haq campus. Pakistan Federal Union of Columnist in their annual meeting also condemned the incident. Lecturer Dr Aazadi Fateh, Sana Ghauri, Shahid ...

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  14. Tribunal's verdict is against requirements of justice: Saad : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE : Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that NA-125 case verdict is against requirements of the justice. Addressing a press conference at the Lahore Press Club after announcement of the NA-125 case decision on Monday, he said that a few days ago in cantonment board elections, the NA-125 voters got elected the PML-N candidates and proved that they voted for PML-N on May 11, 2013.

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  15. PTI submits resolution in Punjab Assembly : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    LAHORE : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Monday submitted a resolution in Punjab Assembly to condemn the defamatory remarks of Muttahida Qaumi Movement against state institutions including armed forces. The resolution was submitted by opposition leader in PA Mian Mehmood-ur-Rashid The resolution strongly condemns MQM chief Altaf Hussian's remarks and demand to raise the issue at diplomatic level in UK.

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  16. People rejected politics of protest in cantonment board polls: CMRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... congratulated the newly-elected councillors on their victory in the elections. Khawaja Saad Rafiq, President Pakistan Muslim League-N Lahore, Pervaiz Malik, Yasin Sohal and Mian Naseer Ahmad were also present on the occasion. Talking to the ...

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  17. Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015: PILDAT for eliciting...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: An analysis carried out by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency maintains that the Parliament would do much better by circulating the text of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill, 2015 for eliciting public opinion ahead of the parliamentary debate. The bill is currently pending for approval in the parliament.

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  18. PM directs for fast-track completion of projects : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... current financial year as well as proposed allocation for next year including projects which are part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He also briefed the prime minister about LNG based power projects. PM Nawaz was informed that 72% ...

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  19. Pakistan pushes to put stalled climate policy into action : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's provinces will create committees to oversee reductions in carbon emissions and support climate change adaptation, in a push to implement a long-stalled national climate policy. Under an agreement reached at the first meeting of the National Climate Change Policy Implementation Committee in late April, climate change sections will be established within the federal Planning Commission and the five provincial governments as well as Pakistan-administered Azad Jammu & Kashmir, to coordinate climate change policy and funding.

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  20. Nine killed, 17 injured in two accidents : May 05, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    PESHAWAR/KOHAT: Nine persons were killed while 17 others injured in two separate accidents on Monday in Peshawar and Kohat. At least five persons were killed and two others injured when a speeding passenger van crashed into a shop in Mamo Khatkay area of Shabqadar on Monday.

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