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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

New al-Qaeda wing in South Asia claims major attack after taking over Pakistani frigate

Pakistan Navy personnel guard the PNS Zulfiqar after it returned to Karachi on June 23, 2011. Al-Qaeda militants took over Pakistani frigate PNS Zulfiqar but were killed before they could attack nearby US warships.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 40 militants in northwest

The Jinnah International Airport in Karachi where security forces are fighting with attackers, Pakistan June 8, 2014. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's military said Wednesday that it killed 40 insurgents and destroyed five of their hideouts in fresh air attacks as part of a major offensive against the Taliban in the northwest.

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5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Pakistan army says airstrikes kill 40 militants

Pakistan's military launched airstrikes on five militant hideouts in a troubled tribal region near the border with Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing 40 suspected fighters as part of a massive operation begun this summer. In a statement, the military said "precise" air strikes were carried out in Datta Khel, a Taliban stronghold in North Waziristan, where Pakistan launched the long-awaited offensive on June 15. The region has long been home to local and foreign militants who carry out attacks in Pakistan and against NATO forces in Afghanistan.

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6 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Murder case registered against Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad: Police Wednesday registered murder cases against Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and several of his ministers in the killing of opposition activists during the anti-government protests here, police and lawyers said. A local court had ordered the police Monday to register the cases against the prime minister and 11 top officials, including the interior, defence and railways ministers and the city's chief commissioner and police chief, Xinhua reported.

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7 hrs ago | Merinews

Pakistani public forces ex-minister to deplane: Rise of people's...

It's definitely motivating the way former interior minister Rehman Malik and PML-N leader Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani were deplaned by the passengers of Pakistan Airlines flight PIA-370 which was scheduled to go from Karachi to Islamabad. The plane was delayed for more than two hours because the airlines was following the protocol to wait for the former Pak minister and the other leader.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Al Qaeda Militants Tried to Seize Pakistan Navy Frigate

KARACHI, Pakistan-Al Qaeda militants tried to hijack a Pakistan Navy frigate earlier this month and use it to target U.S. Navy vessels on antiterrorism patrol in the northwestern Indian Ocean, Pakistani security officials said. The Sept.

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International Business Times

Canada Woman Fears Stoning to Death in Pakistan after Deportation

The 65-year-old woman may be stoned to death in her country as she is accused of adultery. Nida, an internally displaced girl, sits while waiting for handouts at a distribution point for internally displaced persons in Dera Ismail Khan, located in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province, October 30, 2009.

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Daily Times

3 troops killed in attack from Afghanistan : September 17, 2014,

PESHAWAR: Pakistani troops Tuesday morning repulsed a terrorist attack from Afghanistan in the North Waziristan Agency, killing 11 terrorists and apprehending another. Three FC troops were martyred during an exchange of fire.

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Daily Times

Mass evacuation as flood enters Sindh; death toll stands at 317 : September 17, 2014,

According to Radio Pakistan, Irrigation authorities said water influx at the barrage was recorded as over two hundred and seventy thousand and over one hundred sixty thousand cusecs this morning in Sukkur. Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah said all barrages on River Indus were stable and the flow of water would pass away easily through these barrages.

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DNA India

Imran Khan appeals to Pakistan Supreme Court to save country from 'anarchy, civil war'

With the government launching a crackdown on protesters led by Imran Khan , the cricketer- turned-politician on Tuesday appealed to the Supreme Court to save Pakistan from anarchy saying the country is heading towards civil war. Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party was addressing the participants of a sit-in here and said that the country is moving towards civil war and warned that a bloody revolution would take place if Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif 's government hindered the peaceful anti-government protests.

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The Nation

Pakistan Railways to run two new passenger trains

Lahore- Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said two new passenger trains will be run from next month to facilitate the travellers. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, he said the trains include Musa-Pak Express, which will run between Lahore and Multan and Mehran Express between Karachi and Mirpur Khas.

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Outlook

Passengers Boo Malik, PML-N Lawmaker Off PIA Flight Over Delay

Angry passengers on board a PIA flight stopped former interior minister Rehman Malik and a Hindu lawmaker of the ruling PML-N from boarding the plane, accusing them of causing over two hours of delay. The Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-370 from Karachi was delayed by two and a half hours yesterday as it kept waiting for the arrival of Pakistan People's Party senator Malik and National Assembly member Dr Ramesh Kumar Wakwani.

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The Times of India

Hafiz Saeed free to roam in Pakistan, envoy Basit says

NEW DELHI: India on Monday slammed Islamabad for not doing enough to bring Hafiz Saeed to justice after Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit said the JuD chief was free to roam around in his country as there was no case against him. In its reaction, MEA described Saeed as an "evil mastermind" of the Mumbai attacks, who remained free only because he was living in Pakistan.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Pakistan: Polio team attacked in Balochistan, Levies man killed

QUETTA: The first day of a fresh polio vaccination campaign in Balochistan saw a Levies man killed as armed men attacked a polio team in the Pishin district on Monday, officials said. A Levies official who requested anonymity told Dawn that armed men opened fire at a polio team in Pishin's Karbala area and killed a Levies man.

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Boston.com

Deadly flooding in India and Pakistan | Photos | The Big Picture | Boston.com

Hundreds of people have died from the worst flooding in years in India and Pakistan. Tens of thousands of people are left homeless, with some still stranded in submerged homes.

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Daily Times

Dictatorships as covert attacks on Pakistan's survival: Bilawal : September 15, 2014,

KARACHI Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that dictatorships were in fact covert attacks on the survival of Pakistan, fully devoted to following its founder's mission and shine in future as a model democratic Muslim nation. According to a statement here on Monday, in his message on the occasion of International Day of Democracy, Bilawal said that Egyptian or Bangladeshi models were the perils roaming the minds of those who lack foresights.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Pakistan govt posed 'enormous challenge' amid floods, political crisis

Pakistan's government has been posed an unprecedented challenge. While huge crowds of demonstrators call for the overthrow of PM Sharif, hundreds of thousands more of flood victims are relying on him to deliver them the help they need to survive.

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DNA India

Imran Khan most favoured politician among students in Pakistan

Pakistan 's Gujranwala, Sargodha and Bahawalpur Board position holders said in an interview that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan is a popular leader but refrained from supporting his sit-in protests that is affecting the country's economy, security as well as education. According to The Nation, ten students were interviewed whereby four students said that Imran Khan was the most famous leader.

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Weekday Magazine

Militants Kill Three People In Attacks Against Pakistani Police

In Tahll, a city near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region, one police officer was killed when six militants attacked a police station. Further south, in the city of Dera Ismail Khan, militants attacked the home of a police station chief, killing two of his brothers.

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Big News Network.com

Pakistan Rejects Afghan Criticism of 480-kilometer Border Trench

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