Pakistan Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 23,000 Pakistani pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia for Haj : August 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: As many as 23,000 Pakistani Haj pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia through 113 flights for the annual pilgrimage.According to an official of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, the pilgrims were being transported to Jeddah and Madina from ten gateways including Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Quetta, Multan, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Rahimyar Khan and Sukkur. He said the pre-Haj operation would conclude on September 17 and the post-Haj operation of bringing back the pilgrims would be conducted from September 27 to October 28. "Pakistan International Airlines would transport 55,800 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia including 43,600 through 148 pre-Haj flights.

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  2. PTI should stop harping on rigging allegations: Dastagir : August 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Friday that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf should compete with the PML-N on the basis of its performance for the welfare and well being of people. Addressing a press conference, he said the judicial commission has rejected all "baseless allegations" about PML-N's involvement in election rigging.

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  3. Pakistan rejects report on nuclear arsenal : August 29, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Friday said Pakistan's nuclear programme aims at maintaining peace and stability in South Asia and the country has no desire to engage in nuclear arms race.To a question about a recently released report about Pakistan's nuclear programme, Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said as a nuclear state, Pakistan's policy is characterised by the utmost restraint and responsibility. "We strictly abide by the concept of credible minimum deterrence," he said in a statement.The spokesman also rejected the report's assertion that Pakistan had the fastest growing nuclear arsenal as utterly baseless.

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  4. Pride of Pakistan : Ronak LakhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    Our 29th interview is with one of the pioneers of social service and the force behind the Special Olympics of Pakistan, the award winning Ronak Lakhani You are considered one of the pioneers when it comes to social causes. You are the force behind the Special Olympics of Pakistan.

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  5. Rebounding oil prices push stocks up by 487 pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    KARACHI: Pakistan stocks on Friday surged for the second straight trading day following the upturn of oil prices, as the investors ignored the domestic political chaos and continued foreign selling ahead of estimated lower inflation reading. The Karachi Stock Exchange -100 index gained 486.18 points to close at 34,447.47 points as compared to 33,961.29 of the previous session.

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  6. B2B contacts a must to expedite Pakistan-Brunei trade'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    LCCI Vice President Mahmood Ghaznavi and executive committee members were also present. The high commissioner said that Pakistan and Brunei would have to make joint efforts to strengthen their economic ties, as despite having excellent relations, the volume of mutual trade is very small.He said that his country views Pakistan as one of its brothers and economic partner, adding that the investors from Brunei would certainly like to take benefit of huge potential in Pakistan.

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  7. World Briefs: Obama aide meets with Xi in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... violence coincided with the kickoff of India's golden jubilee celebration marking the 1965 war between India and Pakistan, one of three major conflicts since 1947 between the neighbors, who now have nuclear arms. SEOUL - North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

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  8. Charles Krauthammer: What six years of 'reset' have wroughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... to Riyadh and the Russians reciprocated by inviting the new King Salman to visit Czar Vladimir in Moscow. Even Pakistan, a traditional Chinese ally and Russian adversary, is buying Mi-35 helicopters from Russia, which is building a natural gas ...

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  9. US asks its citizens to defer all non-essential travel to PakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Citing increased terror activities in Pakistan, the United State on Friday asked its citizens to defer their all non-essential travel to the country. However, the US embassy in Islamabad and the US consulate general in Karachi continue to provide consular services for all its citizens in Pakistan.

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  10. WB approves $75m to rehabilitate people displaced by militancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank yesterday approved $75m credit line for Pakistan that would be mainly utilised for providing cash grants to Temporarily Displaced Persons to return to their homes in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas after the completion of the military offensive Zarb-e-Azb to flush out the militants. "The WB approved a credit of $75m to support the early recovery of families affected by the militancy crisis, promote child health, and strengthen emergency response safety net delivery systems in the affected areas of Fata," a statement issued by the WB says here yesterday.

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  11. Border firing kills 10 civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Pakistani activists from Shabab-e-Milli party shout anti-Indian slogans during a protest against cross-border fire along the India-Pakistan Line of Control in Peshawar, yesterday. Islamabad: At least 10 civilians were killed yesterday as India and Pakistan traded fire across their disputed border, officials said, less than a week after high-level talks were aborted amid a row over Kashmir.

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  12. Court blocks deportation of man targeted by TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... with a legal visa but applied for asylum two months later, saying he faced kidnapping and death if returned to Pakistan. U.S. immigration courts turned him down and ordered him deported, saying he would be safe and under the army's protection in ...

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  13. Things can change between India and Pakistan if one side simply refuses to play the well-worn gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Although Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif had agreed to talks focused on terrorism, Nawaz could not afford to be willing completely to ignore Kashmir . The cancellation of scheduled talks between the national security advisors of India and Pakistan reflects the weak fundamentals of the relationship between the two countries.

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  14. East-West Travelblog: Radicalization is not a 'Muslim problem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    Travelblog is a series of occasional posts by RNS national correspondent Kimberly Winston, who is on the road with in Washington, D.C., Nashville, Tenn., Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur, Lahore and Islamabad, Pakistan with the 2015 Senior Journalists Seminar, sponsored by the East-West Center in conjunction with the U.S. State Department. NASHVILLE, Tenn Extremist groups like ISIS and Al Qaida are trying to radicalize young Muslims through well-produced and elaborate online videos and sweeping Twitter campaigns targeted at disaffected young men and women around the world.

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  15. Rice in Islamabad for Talks With SharifRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    ... violent incidents in the Kashmir region that both nations claim as their territory. She also is likely to discuss Pakistan's role in Afghanistan's effort to negotiate peace with the Taliban. VOA's Ayaz Gul reports Pakistani officials said they will ...

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  16. Salman Butt urges PCB to reconsider rehabilitation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | CricketCountry.com

    Pakistan's tainted former captain Salman Butt has asked the PCB's anti-corruption officials and legal advisors to reconsider the reintegration and rehabilitation plan for the disgraced trio. Butt met the PCB's anti-corruption officials and legal advisors yesterday and requested them to allow him to resume playing first class cricket from September 2. "Salman Butt has requested a review of the action plan and is keen to get clearance to at least play first class cricket," said a board official.

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  17. The Latest: Al-Jazeera vows to free journalists in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | KIII

    ... Kane are among several Al-Jazeera journalists convicted in absentia by Egyptian courts. Veteran journalists in Pakistan have condemned the sentencing of three Al-Jazeera English journalists to prison for three years in Egypt and called for their ...

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  18. Death Industry: Pakistan's stone crushing factories take toll on workersRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Catholic.org

    Any type of industry in developing nations are usually seen as good things, but this is not always the case. Pakistan's stone crushing factories, which exist far and away from any sort of regulatory and safety laws, claim the lives of many of its laborers.

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  19. BPCA leader visits flood effected Christian familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pakistan Christian Post

    Lahore: August 28, 2015. British Pakistani Christian Association BPCA officer in Pakistan Mr. Naveed Aziz visited Kasur to meet with victims of the massive deluge in Pakistan earlier this month.

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  20. Jury Convicts 2 Men in Multiple Violent Robberies in and Around HoustonRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Family Badge

    ... Son-Tanna Hewitt, 29, and Donald Holmes, 46, all of Houston; and Zeeshan Yasin, 24, and Rafey Khan, 25, of Karachi, Pakistan, but who resided in Houston. The charges are the result of an investigation conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, ...

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