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1 hr ago | News Times

Pakistani protesters head toward premier's house

Pakistani protesters run during clashes near prime minister's home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014.

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5 hrs ago | Nerve News

Protests, sit-ins affecting Pakistan's progress: Nawaz Sharif

" Tahir-ul Qadri and PTI chief Imran Khan Aug 15 began their protests for the resignation of Nawaz Sharif, accusing him of rigging the 2013 general election."

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9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Who is 'Lady al-Qaida'? And why is the IS pushing for her release?

The IS is currently holding a 26-year-old American aid worker whose release they've also pinned on the U.S. release of Aafia Siddiqui.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Times

RAC stages - Pehchan Humari Pakistan' : August 30, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The fun lovers of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi were entertained with a play `Pehchan Humari Pakistan' staged at Rawalpindi Arts Council in connection with Independence Day celebrations.The play titled "Pehchan Humari Pakistan", was written by Azhar Firoz and directed by Imran Rushdi while portraying theme on nation's identity ... (more)

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Deseret News

United Nations says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

In this Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, file photo, Hollywood actress and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Ambassador Angelina Jolie, left, and actor Brad Pitt, right, are escorted by unidentified UNHCR officials towards a helicopter in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, after seeing an earthquake-affected area.

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Hindustan Times

Start talks with Pakistan Mehbooba Mufti to centre

Mehbooba Mufti, president of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir, Friday appealed the central government to start defence minister level talks with Pakistan.

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The Times of India

Pakistan made a 'spectacle' of bid to resolve issues, Modi says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also warned Pakistan that while India would still strive for friendly ties with it, Islamabad needed to ensure an environment free of terrorism for that to happen.

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Daily Times

Eight arrested in attack on Sikhs in Peshawar : August 29, 2014,

PESHAWAR Police on Friday arrested eight accused allegedly involved in assisting assailants who attacked shops of small Sikh community in Hashtnagri area in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on August 6. Jagmohan Singh a trader belonging to the Sikh community was killed and two others Pram Singh and Manmit Singh were injured in the ... (more)

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Cybercast News Service

Pakistani premier denies asking army to mediate

Pakistan's prime minister on Friday denied asking the country's military chief to mediate with opposition leaders and protesters who have camped for two weeks outside parliament in the capital, Islamabad, demanding his resignation over alleged voting fraud.

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Al Jazeera

Academic recovered from Pakistani Taliban

Ajmal Khan, vice-chancellor of university in Peshawar, had been kidnapped on his way to work and held for four years.

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Leader of Iran's Baluchi rebels killed in Pakistan

Abdul Rauf Rigi leader of rebel Baluchi group Jaish al-Nasr whose brother Abdolmalek was hanged by the Islamic Republic was killed in Pakistan as a result of armed Baluch groups' internal conflict.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Times

Private channel reporter among five killed in city : August 29, 2014,

KARACHI: Five people were killed and seven others were injured in different incidents of violence on Thursday.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Three shot dead at Pakistan's Online International News Network

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the murder of two journalists and a network employee in Pakistan today, and calls on authorities to investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Daily Times

Marchers have greatly damaged Pakistan economy, says minister

ISLAMABAD: Due to political disturbance of two sit ins in front of parliament house, there is expectation that supply of imported and exported may stop and it greatly damage Pakistan economy.

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The Baltimore Sun

New Pakistan law will likely worsen torture by police [Commentary]

Police in Faisalabad, Pakistan's third largest city, tortured more than 1,400 people during a six-year period, according to a report researched and written by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School, for Justice Project Pakistan , a non-governmental organization based in Lahore, Pakistan.

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The Daily Star

Gunman kill journalists in SW Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan: Gunman opened fire on the offices of a domestic private news agency in southwest Pakistan Thursday, killing three people including two journalists, officials said.

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The Indian Express

Pakistani police refused to register the murder case against Prime Minister Sharif and his brother.

Array [1] => Array [2] => Array [3] => Array [4] => Array [5] => Array ) After dragging its feet for days, Pakistan government on Thursday accepted a key demand of Tahir-ul- Qadri by agreeing to register a murder case against 21 people, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for their alleged role in the clashes that killed 14 supporters of the ... (more)

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DNA India

Pakistan political crisis: Government on backfoot; protesters call for Nawaz Sharif's ouster

Pakistan was on edge on Thursday with protesters headed by Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri insisting they will not accept anything short of Premier Nawaz Sharif's resignation, even as the government agreed to register a murder case against the embattled Prime Minister.

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The Capital-Journal

Pakistani educators to speak on terrorism at JCCC

A panel of college leaders from Pakistan will speak at Johnson County Community College about the role of education in fighting terrorism in their country.

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Rediff.com

Average Pakistani doesn't like India: Survey

Washington-based Pew Research Centre survey has revealed rising concern among Pakistanis about a threat to their country from India.

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