Pakistan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Afghan peace talks postponed amid fallout from Taliban leader's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... insurgency, which has included stepped up attacks in Kabul and gains by Taliban's fighters in Afghanistan's north. Pakistan's foreign ministry said the talks - scheduled to resume Friday - were postponed due to the "resulting uncertainty" by the ...

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  2. Analyst: Iranian gas no panacea for PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UPI

    ... it may open the spigot on natural gas reserves , which could help address chronic energy shortages in neighboring Pakistan. Oliver Coleman, deputy head of Asia programs at analytical firm Verisk Maplecroft, said in a briefing that while both sides ...

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  3. Islamabad postpones Kabul-Taliban peace talks in PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as the new leader. He has been acting as Mullah Omar's deputy for the past three years. Pakistan says the second round of peace talks between the Kabul government and the Taliban, which was due Friday, has been postponed after ...

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  4. Taliban confirm leader's death, choose Mullah Omar successorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Mullah Akhtar Mansoor as the new leader. He has been acting as Mullah Omar's deputy for the past three years. Pakistan says the second round of peace talks between the Kabul government and the Taliban, which was due Friday, has been postponed after ...

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  5. Afghan Taliban silent on Mullah Omar, disavow peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    The Taliban on Thursday distanced itself from peace talks that had been expected this week with the Afghan government, while making no comment on Kabul's reported death of their leader Mullah Omar. Afghanistan on Wednesday said Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, in the first such official confirmation from Kabul after unnamed government and militant sources reported the demise of the reclusive warrior-cleric.

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  6. Pakistan asks India to adopt cooperative approach against terrorism : July 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Rejecting Indian accusations of Pakistan's involvement in recent Gurdaspur attack, Pakistan on Thursday asked India to adopt a cooperative approach against terrorism as this is a common enemy for both Pakistan and India. During a weekly press briefing here, Foreign Office spokesman Qazi M Khalilullah said that Pakistan itself was a victim of terrorism and it was unfortunate that the Indian media started blaming Pakistan while the operation against attackers was still going on.

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  7. Opposition asks govt to issue policy statement on Mullah Omer's death : July 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    ... work. MQM member Rashid Godial said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif did not respond to the Indian allegations of Pakistan's alleged involvement in Gurdaspur gun attack. Similarly, the government was silent on the death of Mullah Omer, he said. ...

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  8. The Video Game Dream: A Pakistani Teen Gets Rich Quick in E-SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Sumail Hussan made $200,000 after one month as a professional gamer in the U.S. His team, Evil Geniuses, will compete next week for more than $6 million. In the spring of 2014, after a decade of visa problems, the Hassan family moved out of its spacious house in Karachi, Pakistan, to an apartment in Rosemont, a suburb of Chicago near O'Hare International Airport.

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  9. 2nd round talks with Taliban postponedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    The second round of the Afghan peace talks are being postponed amid reports on the death of Taliban leader Mulla Omar, Pakistan 's foreign ministry said on Thursday. The postponement was requested by the Taliban leadership, citing the uncertainty caused by Omar's death as the reasons, said a press release issued by the foreign ministry.

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  10. Pakistan to facilitate Afghan-Taliban second round talksRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Pakistan is slated to facilitate the second round of talks between the Afghanistan government and Taliban, it was announced on Thursday. The announcement was made by foreign office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah, Radio Pakistan reported.

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  11. Pointing fingers before probe is unhealthy: PakistanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Pakistan on Thursday termed India accusing Islamabad over a terror attack in Punjab as "unfortunate" and said countering terrorism could only be possible through cooperation. "Pointing fingers before investigation is not a healthy trend," foreign office spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah was quoted as saying by Dawn online.

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  12. Taliban sources - Afghan Taliban appoint Mansour as leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 30 (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban have appointed Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as leader of the insurgency, two Afghan commanders ...

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  13. Taliban 'pick Mullah Omar successor'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BBC News

    The Taliban have appointed a successor to Mullah Omar, their leader who was reported dead by the Afghan government on Wednesday, the BBC has been told. The Taliban leader died two years ago in a Karachi hospital according to Afghanistan, but Pakistan has always denied that he was in the country and is yet to confirm his death.

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  14. The Man Who Wouldn't Hand Over bin LadenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    He is as mysterious in his reported death as he was mysterious in life. Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted men, died in a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, more than two years ago, according to Afghan government officials.

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  15. Where The Streets Have No Name: Finding a Place to Land the U-2 Spy PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    So you have been entrusted with a very important mission -- in this case, trying to convince several countries in the 1950's to allow take-off and landing of a new, super-secret aircraft, the U2, which would allow the U.S. to conduct surveillance over the USSR at such a high altitude that Soviet MiG-17s would be unable to shoot them down. One problem, however -- a few key countries, like Pakistan, would not normally allow U.S. spy planes on their territories.

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  16. Twice Deceived: the U.S. by Pakistan's I.S.I.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | WhirledView

    By Patricia Lee Sharpe The myth holds that Pakistan's I.S.I. is on top of everything. Its generals are the puppeteers who control Pakistan.

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  17. Advancing Sectors in Hyderabad: DisclosedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Hyderabad is the capital of the southern Indian state Telangana. It is the fifth-largest contributor to India's overall GDP .

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  18. Two Dead In Violence Near Slain Pakistani Militant Leader's BurialRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Angry protests flared into deadly vioilence at the funeral of Pakistani militant leader Malik Ishaq on July 30 -- a day after he was gunned down in a militant attack against a police convoy. Authorities say at least two people were killed in an apparent reprisal attack on a police checkpoint in Ishaq's hometown of Rahim Yar Khan.

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  19. Emerging Muslim, Christian, Jewish scholars at Cambridge : July 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD Ali Tariq consultant and editor at the Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue of the International Islamic University Islamabad has been selected to represent Pakistan for Interfaith Programme Summer School 2015 at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Ali Tariq is the only researcher from Pakistan who will be among an international group of emerging religious leaders from Muslim, Christian, and Jewish backgrounds.

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  20. Cloaked death of Taliban leader raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Mullah Omar, the powerful, yet reclusive leader of Afghanistan's Taliban, died in Karachi, Pakistan years ago under mysterious circumstances, an Afghan government official tells WTOP. "We can confirm, based on credible information, that he died in 2013," says the official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he did not have permission to speak publicly.

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