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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

London police arrest man over Imran Farooq murder : August 28, 2014,

LONDON: London police said on Wednesday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of senior Pakistani politician Imran Farooq who was stabbed to death in the British capital in 2010.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Times

China to help Pakistan complete uplift projects'

BEIJING: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has already announced Vision 2025 for rapid development of Pakistan adding that he is visualising completion of this vision with the cooperation of China within the stipulated time.

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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

New Taliban group vows attacks in Pakistan

A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement's campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants' first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

No dialogue sans Kashmir, Pakistan tells India : August 27, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday said that talks with India cannot take place without addressing the long-standing issue of Jammu Kashmir.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan, India flag meeting over recent ceasefire violations : August 27, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan and India on Wednesday held a flag meeting in order to discuss the latest situation and halt firing along the working boundary and the Line of Control in the divided state of Jammu Kashmir.

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14 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Court orders FIR against Nawaz Qadri demands hanging

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday ordered filing of an FIR against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his party leaders over an incident of violence in Lahore, prompting cleric Tahir-ul Qadri to demand those found responsible be hanged.

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18 hrs ago | Fox News

ISIS reportedly demands $6.6M for release of 26-year-old US hostage

Islamic State militants are reportedly demanding $6.6 million and the release of a U.S. prisoner before they will free a third American hostage held by the group, an unidentified aid worker.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Times of India

How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

Nawaz Sharif made a triumphant comeback as prime minister for a third time in last year's general election after being toppled in a 1999 coup, jailed and then exiled by the-then Pakistani army chief Pervez Musharraf.

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Foreign Policy

Militancy in Pakistan

As Pakistan fights against suspected Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan militants in the tribal areas, the focus of the country is on the frontline in North Waziristan.

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Daily Times

Treason Case: Hearing adjourned till September 2 : August 26, 2014,

ISLAMABAD The sit-ins of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf at the Red Zone area of the federal capital caused the hearings of the treason trial against former president Pervez Musharraf to be adjourned without any proceedings on Tuesday.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Several journalists attacked while covering 'Freedom March' in Pakistan

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all sides to respect the role of journalists and media workers covering an anti-government demonstration in Pakistan.

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Outlook

UN Chief Asks India, Pak to Sort Out Matters Through Talks

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has asked India and Pakistan to resolve their issues peacefully and through dialogue, against the backdrop of cancellation of foreign-secretary level talks between the two nations and continued ceasefire violations by Pakistan along border posts.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Newkerala.com

Pakistan court or mission to decide kid's custody issue: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court Monday held Pakistani courts and high commission were the competent authority to decide the custody issue of a four-year-old Pakistani girl, who had lost her parents in an accident in Kashmir in June, as the case involves their nationals.

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WMFE

Pakistan's "Forgotten Crisis"

What happens when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks? FRONTLINE and The New York Times investigate FRONTLINE shines a light on the hidden world of the North Korean people, revealing how ordinary citizens are resisting one of the world's most oppressive regimes In just two months, more than 1 million ... (more)

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The Peninsula

Ex-official: 2013 poll in Pakistan was rigged

ISLAMABAD: The prevailing stalemate between the government and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf was jolted yesterday night when a former official of the Election Commission of Pakistan , who was directly involved in the preparations for and execution of the general elections of 2013, came out in support of Imran Khan's allegations of electoral rigging.

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The Times of India

Historic Hindu temple facing demolition in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A historic Hindu temple in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi is facing demolition to make way for barracks for soldiers, outraging the minority community in the country.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Pakistan cleric at rally warns of 48-hour deadline

Supporters of Pakistan's fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri praise their leader's speech in Islamabad, Pakistan, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Newindpress

Pakistan Anti-Government Protesters Vow to Continue After Talks Deadlock

Supporters of opposition leader Imran Khan said on Sunday that they will continue their protest in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, after the government rejected a proposal by Khan's party for the prime minister to step down for one month.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Over 5 Million Pakistani Children Vaccinated Against Polio Under UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme

The United Arab Emirates Pakistan Assistance Programme announced that over 5.8 million Pakistani children were vaccinated against polio during the months of June and July, Emirates News Agency reported.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Newindpress

Pakistan Resumes Crude Oil Export After a Decade

ISLAMABAD: After a gap of 10 years, Pakistan has resumed export of crude oil with the output touching an all-time high, a media report said today.

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