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Pakistan's Imran Khan considers Taliban "terrorists"

Aljazeera.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
Imran Khan, the Pakistani politician and former cricket sensation, considers the Taliban a "terrorist" group and believes that it is "absolute nonsense" to speculate that he supports "extremism".
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Jinnah Did Not Want India And Pakistan To Be Permanent Enemies: Husain Haqqani

Huffington Post India - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former Pakistani ambassador to the US and expert on South Asian politics, Husain Haqqani, published a short monograph with Juggernaut Books last month called India vs Pakistan: Why Can't We Just Be Friends? Written accessibly, it charts the history of ...
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Two bailed over Pakistan probe MP Naz Shah 'threats'

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Two people, including a relative of a Bradford woman suspected of being the victim of a so-called honour killing, have been bailed over alleged threats made to MP Naz Shah.
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British woman Samia Shahid who died in Pakistan may be victim of honour killing

Metro - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police looking into the death of a 28-year-old British woman in Pakistan say they have launched a murder investigation. Samia Shahid, from Bradford, died last week while visiting relatives in northern Punjab.
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Dispatches: Pakistan's Death Penalty Hypocrisy

Human Rights Watch - ‎14 hours ago‎
Pakistan's government is working hard to dissuade Indonesia from executing Zulfikar Ali, a Pakistani citizen on death row since 2005 for drug smuggling.
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Ireland's Niall O'Brien and Craig Young return for Pakistan series

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ireland are boosted by the return from injury of Niall O'Brien and Craig Young for the two-game one-day international series against Pakistan next month. Wicketkeeper O'Brien (calf) and bowler Young (elbow) missed the recent series against Afghanistan ...
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Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch killed by brother after friends' taunts – mother

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Pakistan's justice minister last week announced that bills aimed at tackling “honour killings” and boosting rape convictions would soon be voted on by parliament, after mounting pressure to tackle a pattern of crime that claims around 1,000 lives a year.
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Modi govt trusts Gautam Adani with countering China-Pakistan's Gwadar port project

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
... extend its commercial and strategic reach as it tries to catch up with China, pledging up to $500 million to develop the Iranian port of Chabahar to give it trade access to Iran, Afghanistan and the hinterlands of Central Asia, now largely blocked ...

Pakistan Investigates Possible Honor Killing Of Woman From England

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan ordered an investigation into the death of a British-Pakistani woman whose husband claims she was killed for marrying against her family's wishes. The ministry said Khan on July 27 asked police to ...
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America ignores Pakistan at its peril

Financial Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Over the July 4 weekend, I made my annual trip to Afghanistan to visit US troops and military commanders. I also travelled to Pakistan to meet civilian and military leaders and to discuss counterterrorism efforts in the region. Two things are clear ...
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Gunmen attack 2 Hindu men in Pakistan

Times of India - ‎10 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Unidentified gunmen shot a Hindu man and injured another on Wednesday in Ghotki district of Sindh province amid communal tension following the arrest of a man from the minority community for allegedly desecrating pages of the holy Quran ...
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Deadline Issued for Registration of Pakistani Refugees in Afghanistan

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
Authorities in Pakistan say tens of thousands of families who took refuge in Afghanistan two years ago after fleeing a Pakistani counter-militancy offensive have until Monday to register to return home. Pakistani authorities have been pushing for the ...
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England level series against Pakistan with thumping victory

The Roar - ‎17 hours ago‎
Alastair Cook and England put a full stop to all the doubts surrounding their inability to play spin, particularly leg-spinner Yasir Shah by registering an authoritative 330-run victory over Pakistan at Old Trafford in the second Test. England were ...
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Pakistan court allows 26/11 attack boat inspection

The Hindu - ‎1 hour ago‎
A top Pakistani court has allowed the examination of a boat used by the 10 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists to reach India for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attack, overturning an anti-terrorism court verdict which it termed “flawed.
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Iran, Pakistan vow to boost security cooperation

Press TV - ‎14 hours ago‎
Iran and Pakistan have released a joint security statement focused on increasing their decisive cooperation in the battle against terrorism and extremism.

Photo Update: How Technology is Reaching Pakistan's Children with the Polio Vaccine

National Geographic - ‎15 hours ago‎
Digital-Diversity-Banner In our February story - Cell Coverage: Reaching Pakistan's Children with the Polio Vaccine - Aziz Memon wrote about Rotary's work to replace traditional paper reporting of polio, maternal and newborn health data in Pakistan ...
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Pakistan vs England: Saqlain Mushtaq highlights fluidity of national allegiances once players retire

Firstpost - ‎6 hours ago‎
Saqlain was brought in by England ahead of the recent second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford. In the build-up he found himself working with both off-spinner Moeen Ali and leg-break bowler Adil Rashid, although only Ali of the pair made it into ...
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Cookies on the BBC website

BBC Sport - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of next week's third Test against Pakistan with a calf injury. The 25-year-old was injured while bowling on day four of the second Test at Old Trafford, which England won by 330 runs to level the series ...

A tipping point in Pakistan

Dhaka Tribune - ‎16 hours ago‎
Given the track record, and growing influence of regressive conservatives in Pakistan, this news item was unusual. The Pakistan senate's Functional Committee on Human Rights has recommended that the Council of Islamic Ideology, be dissolved.
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