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Pakistan celebrates Eid on three days


August 19th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Eid will be celebrated on three separate days in different parts of Pakistan this year following a controversy over moon sighting, Dawn News reported Sunday.The North ... Read more...

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Six kids hurt in Pakistan blast


July 25th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Six children were seriously injured in a blast when they were playing with what looked like a grenade in a town in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, ... Read more...

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A million Pakistani kids to get anti-polio drops


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will administer anti-polio vaccine to nearly one million children in the militancy-hit tribal regions during a three-day national immunization campaign starting Monday, said officials.Janbaz ... Read more...

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13 Pakistani soldiers killed in Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 13 Pakistani soldiers were killed Monday in a cross-border attack launched by militants from Afghanistan. Of the total, seven were found beheaded.The attack took ... Read more...

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Zardari picks Shahabuddin as Pakistan PM


June 21st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has formally named Makhdoom Shahabuddin as the candidate of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post of ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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Won’t let anyone derail democracy: Gilani


June 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said although conspiracies are being hatched to undermine democracy, his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not let this ... Read more...

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Tremors rock Kashmir Valley, northwest Pakistan (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Moderate intensity tremors rocked the Kashmir Valley as well as Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday morning. No loss of life has been reported so ... Read more...

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Dust storms kill 10 in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, media reports said.Dozens of people were ... Read more...

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Arms seized from US officials’ cars in Pakistan


June 5th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Two vehicles of US embassy officials were Monday stopped in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, and pistols and automatic rifles were confiscated from them, a media report ... Read more...

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Four women killed for dancing at Pakistani wedding


June 4th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Four women, who were sentenced to death by clerics in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provice for singing and dancing at a wedding, have been killed, a media ... Read more...

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Fearing death, Pakistani doctor refuses to eat prison meals


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, has refused to eat meals provided by the jail authorities ... Read more...

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Fear of result drives Pakistani boy to shoot self


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A 17-year-old student in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province shot himself dead, fearing failure in the matriculation exams, Online news agency reported.According to officials, the boy from ... Read more...

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Pakistan government urged to shift Shakil Afridi from Peshawar


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has urged the federal government to shift jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi to any other place in the ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in southern Pakistan when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, a media report said Friday.The attack by unidentified gunmen ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Pakistan bus attack


May 25th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in southern Pakistan when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, a media report said Friday.The attack by unidentified took ... Read more...

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Pakistani poet’s mausoleum blown up


May 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The under-construction mausoleum of poet and politician Ajmal Khan Khattak in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was blown up and an hour later a second explosion wounded ... Read more...

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12 injured in Pakistan blast


May 10th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) At least 12 people have been injured in a blast in Noshera district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, reported Xinhua.According to local media reports, the blast ... Read more...

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Pakistani textbook says 9/11 happened last year!


May 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Shocking Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lawmakers with its factual errors, a Pashto textbook for Class 5 students says the 9/11 terror attack happened in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Over 140 who fled Pakistan prison back in jail


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) As many as 143 of the 384 inmates who fled a prison in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province following an audacious Taliban attack are back ... Read more...

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400 inmates flee Pakistani jail


April 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A total of 400 prisoners managed to flee after unidentified assailants stormed a central jail in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo News reported Sunday.The assailants stormed ... Read more...

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12 die in Pakistan accident


April 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 15 injured Wednesday when two passenger vans collided in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.The accident took ... Read more...

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‘Arms coming to Karachi from Afghanistan’


March 30th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Arms and ammunition are being transported to the port city of Karachi from Afghanistan and huge stocks have so far come to the metropolis, Pakistan Interior ... Read more...

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Two killed after drinking hooch in Pakistan


March 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Two people were killed after they drank illicit liquor in a cantonment in Pakistan's Khyber Pakthunkhwa province.The incident took place at Hindu Colony in Nowshera ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani lawmakers live like royalty, while people are poor’


March 24th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) The lifestyle of Pakistani parliamentarians is like that of royalty and in stark contrast to that of "the vast majority of the people have to deal ... Read more...

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Five of family die in Pakistan avalanche


March 21st, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Five members of a family were killed when an avalanched smashed into their home in Pakistan's Khyber Paktunkhwa province, a media report said Wednesday.The avalanche hit ... Read more...

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Dust storm blinds Pakistan provinces


March 20th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A major dust storm slammed Pakistan's Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, impacting flights and road traffic.The dust storm hit parts of Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Pakistan


March 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan's northern province of Gilgit Baltistan and northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday morning.Earthquake tremors were felt ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician survives suicide attack (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but a policeman was killed and eight people were injured Saturday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself ... Read more...

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27 security firms banned in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) The government of Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province Saturday cancelled the licences of 27 private security companies, officials said.Officials from the provincial home department told Geo ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician escapes bid on life (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but a policeman was killed and eight people were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician escapes bid on life


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but four people were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the leader's convoy in the ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Pakistan killings


February 29th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an attack in Pakistan in which at least 18 people were killed and eight ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistani bus ambush (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday when gunmen hiding along the roadside, sprang out and peppered a passenger bus with bullets in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Read more...

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