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3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Pakistani Drivers Killed In Attack On NATO Supply Trucks

Gunmen in northwestern Pakistan have killed two Pakistani truck drivers who were trying to deliver fuel to NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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6 hrs ago | News Times

Pakistan holds talks with opposition protesters

A supporter of Pakistan's cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan climbs on a pole and listens to his leader's speech during a protest in Islamabad's high-security "Red Zone," in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Thousands boldly protest government in Pakistan

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, the country's military ruler is poised to take up the post of prime minister.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Raw Story

Pakistani lawmakers meet with protestors pushing to force PM Sharif from office

Pakistani ministers and opposition politicians met anti-government protesters on Wednesday, but talks ended for the day with the sides appearing no closer to resolving a week-long political crisis that has rattled the restive, nuclear-armed nation.

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Daily Times

Pakistan's exports to EU countries increase by 15.76%

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's exports to 28-member European countries- European Union witnessed a growth of 15.76 percent under the autonomous trade preferences on 75 products from January to April 2014, documents available with this scribe revealed.

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Rediff.com

Nothing positive comes from talks with Pakistan

The clichd path of conducting 'uninterrupted and uninterruptable' bilateral dialogue with Pakistan to improve ties remains unimplemented and un-implementable under prevailing circumstances that are unlikely to alter in the near future, says Rahul Bedi.

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DNA India

India hits out at Pakistan for calling separatists 'stakeholders'

India on Wednesday strongly hit out at Pakistan for describing Kashmiri separatists as 'stakeholders' in the resolution of Kashmir problem, saying as per Simla Agreement it was a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan and any other approach will "not yield results".

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WGBH

If You're Born In The Sky, What's Your Nationality? An Airplane Puzzler

Imagine you are very, very pregnant. For the purposes of this mind game, you are a married American woman and you are about to board a plane and, pregnant as you are, they let you on.

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Daily Monitor

Museveni applauds Pakistani investors for offering to upgrade Masaka Regional Hospital

KAMPALA. President Museveni has warmly welcomed the intentions of Pakistani entrepreneurs who have expressed interest in investing in the Ugandan medical sector by establishing a private University College in Masaka district.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Merinews

Ex-foreign ministers react on India's move to cancel secretary level talks with Pakistan

Indian government has called off the foreign secretaries meeting with Pakistan, which was scheduled on 25 August in Islamabad.

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The Wichita Eagle

Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.

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Yahoo!

700 troops sent to Pakistan's 'Red Zone'

Security has been tightened in the secure zone of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, after protest leader Imran Khan called on marchers to enter it.

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Daily Times

Most of detained Pakistanis released in Libya : August 19, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has been making sincere and hectic efforts to provide relief to the affected Pakistanis in Libya and Pakistan Embassy is continuing with its hectic efforts to get all detained Pakistanis released from Libyan jails.

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The Baltimore Sun

Bomb kills six on way to school in northwest Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed six people traveling to school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, as the military reported further air strikes against the Taliban .

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India.com

Pakistan airstrikes: over 7 militant hideouts destroyed, 18 militants killed

Islamabad, Aug 19: At least 18 militants were killed Tuesday during airstrikes in Pakistan's Khyber and North Waziristan tribal regions, the Inter-Services Public Relations said.

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Pakistan Christian Post

Italian Parliamentarians along with Adan Farhaj condemn killing of Sikhs in Pakistan

Fermo, Italia: August 18, 2014. A conference was held on August 13, 2014 at the office of the Democratic Party of Fermo which was organized by human right activist Adan Farhaj, PMRO UK, with the collaboration of Democratic Party of Fermo and the Sikh Community of Porto Sant 'Elpidio.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Indian Express

Pakistani designer Sania Maskatiya on striking a balance between conservatism and fun

At her show on August 20 at the LFW, Maskatiya will showcase a capsule luxury pret collection inspired by Japan.

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South China Morning Post

Pakistani lawmakers to resign in bid to force Nawaz Sharif out

Imran Khan led thousands of supporters from the eastern city of Lahore to rally in Islamabad to demand the government resign.

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India.com

Cancellation of foreign ecretary talks 'setback' to ties: Pakistan

Islamabad, Aug 18: Describing the cancellation of next week's Foreign Secretary-level talks as a "setback" to Indo-Pak ties, Pakistan today defended its consultations with Kashmiri separatists, saying it was a "long-standing practice" to hold such meetings prior to bilateral parleys.

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The Times of India

Pakistani envoy meets Kashmiri separatists, India calls off bilateral talks

NEW DELHi: India on Monday called off the foreign secretary-level bilateral talks with Pakistan which was slated to be held on August 25. This development follows the Pakistani high commissioner to India Abdul basit meeting separatist leaders from Kashmir.

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