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Pakistan axe duo for England tour

SBS - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pakistan have dropped Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal on disciplinary grounds on Monday for the series against England. Chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq said he read a report from previous coach Waqar Younis and also met with all the stakeholders of ...

Pakistan growing despite 'costly' war on terrorism: FinMin

CNBC - ‎9 hours ago‎
Pakistan has been beleaguered by terrorism and security "challenges" but is still managing to focus on growth and job-creation, the country's minister for finance, revenue, economic affairs, statistics and privatization told CNBC.
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Pakistan raps Trump over vow to free doctor who helped track bin Laden

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
Trump, a 69-year-old billionaire real estate developer, told Fox News on Friday that, if elected, he would get Pakistan to free Shakil Afridi "in two minutes", saying that Islamabad receives a lot of development aid from the United States.
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Doctor who helped CIA track bin Laden still languishes in Pakistan jail - ‎8 hours ago‎
But analysts said Washington has dropped the issue as if shifts its focus to pursuing peace talks with the Afghan Taliban, for which Pakistan is a key partner. "The Taliban talks have taken priority over everything. The Americans don't want to muddy ...
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Afghan military threatens strong response to Pakistani incursions

Stars and Stripes - ‎2 hours ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Security forces have been instructed to respond strongly to Pakistani incursions along the country's eastern border, an Afghan defense official said Monday in the wake of reports that Pakistan's military had fired dozens of ...
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Pakistan Slams Donald Trump on Release of 'CIA Doctor'

The New Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday condemned remarks by US Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump that he would ensure Pakistani physician Shakil Afridi, who allegedly helped the US kill Osama bin Laden, was freed from jail within two ...

Inzamam-ul-Haq's nephew posts Pakistan Cup ton - ‎May 1, 2016‎
But if Imam-ul-Haq - the 20-year-old nephew of former Pakistan captain Inzama - was feeling nervous coming into Islamabad's XI for their Pakistan Cup clash against Baluchistan on Thursday, it didn't show as he struck a 126-ball 102 in his first senior ...

Pakistan shares end lower; rupee gains, o/n rates fall

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
Among the decliners in the sector were Pakistan Oilfields Ltd, Pakistan Petroleum Ltd and Oil and Gas Development Co Ltd.

Afridi, Akmal dumped as Inzi swings the axe - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pakistan's new chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has wasted no time in making some big changes, axing star players Shahid Afridi, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from a list of 35 players for an upcoming training camp ahead of their tour of England in July ...
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Moores declined Pakistan approach - ‎22 hours ago‎
Peter Moores has turned down the chance of becoming Pakistan coach. Moores, the former England coach, was approached by the PCB but, after discussions, decided not to pursue the opportunity before a formal offer was made.

Of love and hate in Pakistan

Times of India (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
What makes an event news? This somewhat unoriginal question came into sharp focus last week for me on my first trip to Pakistan. One of the co-speakers at a marketing conference I was speaking at in Karachi happened to be Kabir Khan, the director of ...
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Pakistan regrets US lack of appreciation for its anti-terror role

Zee News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The US delegation did not directly mention halt to Pakistan aid but "reiterated that the efforts by the US to strengthen Pakistan`s capacity in its counter-terrorism efforts, through continued provision of military equipment and assistance with ...
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Negotiations remain inconclusive, another session tomorrow

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎3 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's opposition parties failed to reach a consensus over the revelations in the Panama Papers, and postponed their meeting till 11am on Tuesday.

PPF says Pakistan witnessing undermine freedom of expression and safety of media professionals

The News International - ‎7 hours ago‎
Karachi: Pakistan is witnessing worrying new policies and practices that can have serious consequences on freedom of expression and safety of media in the country, according to the Pakistan Press Freedom Report issued by Pakistan Press Foundation ...

Forget China. Modi's turning India into a Pakistan

DailyO - ‎4 hours ago‎
RSS activists are being appointed to influential positions to further Hindutva into India's institutional fabric. Hindu religious clerics have become prominent faces of the public discourse.
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Documentary On Extremism Banned In Pakistan

Forbes - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Having been screened in over twenty countries and subsequently picking up numerous awards, Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi's hard-hitting documentary, Among The Believers was recently axed by the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC) in ...

Dangerous Fictions

The New Yorker - ‎15 hours ago‎
In Pakistani cities, valuable land is often seized by powerful gangs or businessmen and cleared for construction. In the distance stood a line of high-rises, at least one of which was rumored to be owned by Zardari, who was President from 2008 until 2013.
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Pakistan poisoned sweets death toll climbs to 33 after treats laced with INSECTICIDE are eaten at party - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The death toll caused by poisoned sweets laced with insecticide in Pakistan has risen to THIRTY THREE people, including five children.
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Aaqib Javed remains in Pakistan frame after Peter Moores declines role

The National - ‎9 hours ago‎
The former Pakistan batsman has been considered a leading candidate to replace Waqar, who left the position after a poor World Twenty20 campaign, although he initially withdrew his interest after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) advertised the vacancy.