Pakistan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 file photo, an Afghan newspaper headlines pictures of the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, left, and former leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Defying the fury of Afghanistan's government and warnings from Washington, Pakistani authorities appear to be turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban followers in Quetta, Pakistan, near the Afghan border, aimed at resolving a dispute over the group's leadership following the announcement of the death of one-eyed figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.

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  2. Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KTMF

    ... been publicly aired since Mullah Omar's death was revealed in late July. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accused Pakistan of harboring groups that are waging war on his country. His deputy spokesman, Zafar Hashemi told The Associated Press that ...

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  3. Vying for Some Persian PieRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... worth $8 billion. Chabahar will allow Indian goods to be shipped deep into Central Asia by bypassing its arch rival Pakistan altogether. The port is India's answer to Pakistan's Gwadar being developed with Chinese assistance. From a regional ...

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  4. Pakistan insists Haqqani network almost wiped outRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's top diplomat said Monday that military offensives in its northwestern tribal areas had almost wiped out the Haqqani militant network known for its audacious attacks across the border on Afghan and foreign forces. The United States holds the Taliban-affiliated group responsible for some of the deadliest strikes of the insurgency, including the 2009 Camp Chapman bombing, which killed seven CIA agents.

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  5. Everything's coming up roses for - Bumblefoot'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... personal musical projects. That can mean anything from journeying to Dubai to perform with local bands, trekking to Pakistan to play a special show for orphans or winding up in Ireland to perform at a benefit for an autistic children's center. It ...

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  6. Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on National Security Advisor...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The White House

    National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice visited Islamabad, Pakistan, August 29-30 to confer with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, and other senior officials. They discussed how the United States and Pakistan can continue to work together on a range of regional and global issues.

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  7. Taliban offers leader's biography amid power struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Afghan Taliban published a biography of their new leader Monday as hundreds of insurgents met to resolve a dispute over his appointment following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar. The detailed biography, emailed to journalists in five languages, offers the story of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who now leads the Taliban in its fight against the Afghan government.

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  8. Taliban admits for the first time that its former leader Mullah Omar died two years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    ... and others, like Qasimyar, believe Mansoor gained power in the Taliban in part because of his connections to Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency. The ISI long has had ties to Afghan militants. The US State Department - which has a ...

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  9. Crowd financing lights a new pathRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    ... around the world, as people grow sceptical of the traditional structures and weary of bureaucratic paperwork. In Pakistan, some start-ups and art practitioners have tried the tool with varied levels of success. But never in the past did it succeed ...

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  10. Ghazi Forum condemns Indian firing, announces to stage protestRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Millat Online

    ... d not desist from offering any sacrifice for safety and solidarity of motherland. They also assured full support to Pakistan Army in their endeavors.

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  11. Programme for capacity building of ESCOs initiatedRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Millat Online

    LAHORE, Aug 31 :The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority has initiated a comprehensive programme for capacity building of the energy service companies in Pakistan, with the assistance of Japanese energy experts. A two-day training workshop in this regarded concluded here on Monday.

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  12. Five dacoits held with weapon, ammunitionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Millat Online

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 31 : Special Investigation Unit of Islamabad police has nabbed five robbers involved in several dacoity incidents, from green belt area near Zia Masjid and recovered weapon and ammunition from their possession. According to a police official, a team under supervision of DSP CIA Bashir Ahmed Noon including, Sub-Inspector Shamas ul Akbar, ASI Suleman Shah and others was constituted to accelerate efforts against such criminals.

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  13. Reforms key to country's progress: Ahsan IqbalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Millat Online

    ... by creating positivity inside the country because negativity being spread continuously has serious implications for Pakistan.

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  14. Currency rates of NBPRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Millat Online

    Currency rates of NBP KARACHI, Aug 31 : Following are the selling/buying rates of major currencies issued by the National Bank of Pakistan here on Monday.

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  15. Kashmir can not be avoided in Indo-Pak talks: GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | DNA India

    Germany on Monday said that "deep issues" like Kashmir should be a part of the talks between India and Pakistan as dialogue is the only way to move forward, days after the cancellation of NSA-level talks over India's insistence that Kashmir cannot be on the agenda. "There are deep issues like Kashmir which cannot be avoided in talks," German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in Islamabad during a joint press conference with National Security Adviser Sartaj Aziz.

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  16. ASU-Pakistan partnership to help find sustainable energyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | University Business

    With opening remarks by Senator John McCain , and in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development , Arizona State University will help bring sustained electrical power to Pakistan through groundbreaking energy and research solution hubs. The U.S.-Pakistan Centers for Advanced Studies in Energy has been made possible through an $18 million USAID grant - part of a larger $127 million project to support Pakistan's economic development by strengthening universities.

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  17. Mockery of Christian Pregnant woman during attack by Muslims in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Faisalabad: August 31, 2015. 'Now our Majority brothers will decide whether the Christian women will give birth respectfully or like animals' such alarming observations were given by Chief Coordinator of 'The Voice Society' after visiting victim family in a village in near Samaundri who were attacked by Muslims who tortured men and women of labour family.

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  18. 81% Christians are homeless, 68% jobless and 67% below poverty line in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Islamabad: August 31, 2015. According to an independent survey conduct by a Christian association headed by Mr. Basharat Yaqoob, the alarming figures are presented to Pakistan Christian Post; There are different figures of Christian population in Pakistan: In the said survey, the total population of Christians in Pakistan is submitted as 10.5 million while Pakistan Christian Congress PCC claims it to be 20 million.

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  19. Middle East, 5:47 PMMuslims to Refugees: Convert, or Become SlavesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Heavy flooding in Pakistan has washed away thousands of homes and the Pakistani government has responded curiously: It has offered aid to homeless Muslim families, but ignores hundreds of Christians facing the same plight. As if that were not enough, Muslim charities then stepped up to the plate with an offer they hoped the Christians couldn't refuse: "Convert and we'll help you, or you'll remain homeless and we'll enslave you to boot."

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  20. Pakistan fixing trio start long road to redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to redemption. On Wednesday they will join left-arm quick Mohammad Amir, whose own ban was relaxed by the International Cricket Council six months ago, in being free to restart their careers.

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