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43 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | Trend

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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India Auto News

India and Pakistan sign MoU to boost auto component trade

Auto Component Manufacturers Association, of India and Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts & Accessories Manufacturers of Pakistan, have entered into a joint agreement for building up of supply chains via the Wagah route.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Rediff.com

Humaima, Nargis, Sara Loren: Pakistani hotties come to India

If their television serials have caught the collective fancy of Indian living rooms, Lahore-based hunk Fawad Khan is making waves for his upcoming Khoobsurat remake opposite Sonam Kapoor.

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The Jewish Journal

Ruth and Judea Pearl on James Foley, Daniel Pearl and the pragmatic fight against evil

From left: Daniel Pearl, a Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent who in 2002 was kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan, and killed by a member of al-Qaida; and James Foley, a freelance reporter who in 2012 was kidnapped in Syria and was killed this month by a member of ISIS.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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