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45 min ago | Rock Hill Herald

Religious freedom in peril worldwide

A Sudanese court in May sentences a Christian woman married to an American to be hanged, after first being lashed 100 times, after she refuses to renounce her Christian faith.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Times

President signs Protection of Pakistan Bill into law

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday signed the Protection of Pakistan Bill, 2014, into a law, empowering law-enforcement agencies to effectively counter activities of terrorists across the country.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

Six people killed in violence hours after PM leaves city

KARACHI: Hours after the end of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Karachi visit, at least six people including a policeman were killed during last 24 hours in different violence and firing incidents in the metropolis.

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10 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Pakistan releases sketch of Karachi airport attack 'mastermind'

Security sources last month claimed that the Uzbek national Abu Abdul Rehman al Maani was killed in an airstrike during the all-out offensive against militants.

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14 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

July 5th: Jillani's efforts to eradicate Zia's lasting effect on Pakistani minorities. By Nasir Saeed

The retirement of Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani will see him remembered for his meritorious service in upholding the rule of law and dispensation of justice.

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14 hrs ago | Daily Times

Pakistan asked to raise Israeli terrorism at world level

Lahore High Court Bar Association President Shafqat Mehmood Chohan has demanded the government to raise the issue of Israeli terrorism on Palestinian citizens at International forums.

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15 hrs ago | Reuters

Taliban debate merits of Islamic State's caliphate announcement

The Afghan Taliban have urged Muslims to avoid extremism and remain united, a message apparently aimed at the Islamic State , which recently declared an Islamic caliphate in territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.

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17 hrs ago | The Nation

UK is a major trade partner of Pakistan: Shahbaz

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/11-Jul-2014/uk-is-a-major-trade-partner-of-pakistan-shahbaz For news details Read on : UK is a major trade partner of Pakistan: Shahbaz Lahore- Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said UK is a major trade partner of Pakistan and its cooperation in education, health and other social ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Weekday Magazine

The Rundown -- July 11

A bomb attack targets security personnel in Pakistan's Bannu district, Serbian activists demand recognition of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre as genocide, Afghan civic organizations call for an investigation of election fraud allegations, and Tatarstan's Muslims join in a mass Iftar.

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Daily Times

Clock ticking on fight against terrorism: PM : July 11, 2014,

In a meeting, which was chaired by him, on law and order, Sindh chief secretary and DG Rangers gave a detailed briefing to the prime minister about the overall law and order situation in Karachi.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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