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3 hrs ago | Daily Times

New slaughterhouse becomes bone of contention between butchers and CDA : July 11, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Since the Capital Development Authority's Working Development Committee has approved the plan for the construction of a new slaughterhouse in the capital on Thursday, it has become a bone of contention between the butchers and the authority concerned.

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7 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

US Canada relations; Pakistan on Hillary Clinton; US in Iraq; US...

Shi'ite volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , march during training in Baghdad, July 9. Islamist militants claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Baghdad, and there were signs the deadlock paralyzing Iraq's parliament might ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

A Rare Look Inside Pakistan's Militant Haven

The streets of the one-time militant haven of Miran Shah were all but deserted, with only a few donkeys wandering around and soldiers standing guard in the alleys and roads.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan says no ban on fasting in China : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday said that there is no ban on fasting in China and reports published in a section of press in this regard are just rumours and baseless.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan never accepted India's claims on Kashmir, says Foreign Office : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday said that the Jammu Kashmir was a disputed territory under the United Nations Security Council resolution and it will remain in such position until and unless the UN resolution were implemented.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan, China agree to complete Rs 34bn projects in Azad Kashmir : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority and a Chinese construction company agreed to gear-up the work to complete 205 city development projects worth Rs 34 billion in Muzaffarabad, Bagh and Rawalakot, the three major districts of the Azad Jammu Kashmir.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Times

Azerbaijan to import arms from Pakistan' : July 10, 2014,

BAKU Azerbaijani Ambassador to Pakistan Dashgin Shikarov has said that the intergovernmental commission of Pakistan and Azerbaijan will hold a meeting in October in Islamabad.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan keen to discover new oil fields : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that the government was looking forward into channeling more and more resources for discovering new oil fields in the country since it was bestowed with valuable natural resources.

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18 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Polio in Pakistan: KP government plans to vaccinate more than 300,000 displaced children

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Health Department is planning to vaccinate about 660,000 children in seven districts of the province where Internally Displaced Persons from North Waziristan Agency have relocated in the wake of Operation Zarb-i-Azb.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Times

Zarb-e-Azb: 80 percent of Miranshah cleared; 11 more killed in jet bombing : July 10, 2014,

Seventh Infantry Division General Officer Commanding Major General Zafarullah Khan made the revelation on Wednesday, adding that the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan commander Hafiz Gul Bahadur would be eliminated without any delay, if spotted.

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Daily Times

Pakistan urges UN to expand aid for IDPs : July 10, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: While Pakistan has not made a fresh request to the United Nations and the rest of the international community for the provision of assistance to the internally displaced persons of North Waziristan Agency, it has requested the world body to extend its ongoing operations in the north-west to facilitate the IDPs.

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The Washington Post

U.N. says Pakistani offensive has displaced 700,000 people

More than 700,000 people are reported to have fled a Pakistani military operation against terrorists in North Waziristan, straining nearby towns and heightening concern about a long-term refugee crisis.

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The Nation

Election Commission of Pakistan wakes up parliamentarians

The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked all members of the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies to submit their yearly financial statements to the Election Commission by September 30, 2014.

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Daily Times

Pakistan condemns Israeli military attacks on Gaza : July 09, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday expressed its deep concern at the recent escalation of violence and loss of lives in Gaza.

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Daily Times

Pakistan supports peaceful democratic transition in Afghanistan: FO : July 09, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Wednesday announcing its full support for a peaceful democratic transition in Afghanistan said that it has already extended all possible support for the efforts aimed at holding peaceful elections.

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Daily Times

Pakistan-India content exchange will push connect: Samina Pirzada : July 09, 2014,

Samina Pirzada grew up watching the films of Bollywood's late ethereal beauty Madhubala, has enjoyed new wave Indian gems like Parineeta and Barfi, and loves to catch up on Comedy Nights With Kapil.

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Rediff.com

4.9 earthquake jolts parts of Jammu and Kashmir

However, no report of any casualty or damage to property has been reported so far in Doda and Kishtwar where the quake was measured 2.3 on the Richter scale, according to local meteorological department.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Times

Jets bomb hideouts in Waziristan; 13 killed : July 09, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: Jets bombed insurgent hideouts in the North Waziristan Agency and killed at least 13 militants on Tuesday, the military said.

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Coast Reporter

Chronology: A look at the long legal odyssey of Canadian-born Omar Khadr

1995: Khadr's father is arrested in connection with the bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, but is freed after then-prime minister Jean Chretien raises the arrest with Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

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Pakistan Christian Post

National Commission under 'Liaquat-Nehru Pact' can solve issues of Pakistani Minorities

Karachi: July 8, 2014. Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC has said in a statement that issues of religious minorities can be resolved if government of Pakistan forms 'National Minority Commission' under true spirit of 'Liaquat-Nehru Pact'.

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