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12 killed in Pakistan hotel bombing


August 25th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 17 injured Thursday evening in a blast at a hotel in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Six policemen killed in Karachi attack


August 20th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least six policemen were killed and 50 others were injured early Saturday when a police vehicle was attacked by militants in Pakistani port city of ... Read more...

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Six hurt in Pakistan bombing


August 15th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A blast ripped through a preaching centre Monday in northwest Pakistan, injuring at least six people, police said.The explosion took place around 6 a.m. in Charsadda ... Read more...

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Two kids killed in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two children were killed and three other people were injured Monday in a blast in Pakistan's Quetta city, Xinhua reported.Urdu TV channel Samaa said ... Read more...

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Twin blasts rock Peshawar, 10 dead (Lead)


June 12th, 2011 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and many others, including four journalists, were injured when two powerful blasts ripped through a supermarket in Pakistan's Peshawar city ... Read more...

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30 killed in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan


May 13th, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and over 40 others injured in twin suicide blasts Friday morning at a paramilitary centre in Pakistan, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Eight die in drone strike in Pakistan


May 12th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Thursday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.The US drone fired two missiles at a vehicle ... Read more...

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Unfit Pakistan pacer Cheema ruled out of Windies tour


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Uncapped Pakistan pace bowler Aizaz Cheema has been ruled out of the upcoming West Indies tour owing to fitness problems.Cheema, who is reportedly dogged by a thigh injury, had ... Read more...

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Indian players don’t have large, clean hearts: Afridi


April 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 4 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has stirred controversy again by saying that he did not find any of the Indian cricketers having large or clean hearts.Speaking days after ... Read more...

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18 die in Pakistan blasts, Fazlur Rehman attacked after WikiLeaks expose (Evening Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a bombing in northwest Pakistan that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, while six people died Thursday ... Read more...

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Afridi apologises to Pakistan on World Cup semi-final loss to ‘better side’ India


March 31st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has apologised to his nation for losing the crucial 2011 World Cup semi-final to archrivals India and subsequently, getting ousted from the tournament.Afridi ... Read more...

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Pakistan accuses international community of giving more leverage to India


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has alleged that the international community is giving more leverage to India.Speaking at a seminar hosted by South Asian Strategic Study in Islamabad, Malik ... Read more...

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Karachi violence death toll rises to eight in 24 hours


March 12th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 12(ANI): The death toll in the ongoing wave of violence in Karachi has mounted to eight in the last 24 hours.An activist of a religious outfit was injured in a ... Read more...

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Taliban destroy five govt schools in Pak tribal region for imparting “unIslamic teachings”


February 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb 27(ANI): The Taliban blew up five government school buildings in Pakistan's lawless tribal region near the northwestern city of Peshawar for promoting unIslamic teachings.The militants blew up the schools ... Read more...

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German consulate officer detained for injuring four Pak policemen released


February 26th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 26(ANI): German Consulate employee Martin, who had slammed his vehicle into a parked police van at a traffic signal in Karachi in the wee hours of Saturday, has been released ... Read more...

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PPP to sack Wahab for echoing US stand on Davis’ diplomatic immunity status


February 18th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 18(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has decided to sack party's Information Secretary Fauzia Wahab from her designation over her statement on double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis.The decision ... Read more...

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Gilani hints at pardon by victims’ family to murder-accused US official as solution


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has hinted at a pardon by the victims' family to double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis.Speaking to a convention of religious ... Read more...

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Pak court blocks ‘murder-accused US diplomat’ from exiting country


February 1st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 01(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed the government to include US national Raymond Davis, who shot two persons to death at Mazang Chowk in Lahore last Thursday, in ... Read more...

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IMF team to arrive in Pakistan today for reforms review


January 30th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30(ANI): A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday (today) to hold talks on economic reforms and the release of the last ... Read more...

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Pakistan FM to visit India for ‘positive, result-oriented bilateral negotiations’


January 26th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 26(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said he will visit India to make Islamabad's bilateral negotiations with the neighbouring country a success.Talking to SAMAA TV, Qureshi said he ... Read more...

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PEMRA fines two TV channels for promoting terrorism, blood and gore


January 12th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.12 (ANI): The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of one million rupees each on two private TV channels -- SAMAA and Waqt TV -- for projecting ... Read more...

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Female suicide bomber kills 44 in Pakistan (Fifth Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS/DPA) A female suicide bomber wearing a burqa exploded herself in a crowd receiving food at a UN distribution centre in Pakistan's tribal region Saturday killing 44 people, ... Read more...

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Pakistani man cuts off nose, fingers of wife over cheating suspicions


December 12th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
QAMBAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Pakistani husband of a young woman is accused of cutting off her nose and fingers over suspicion that she was cheating on him, local media reported ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram likes Sushmita Sen


October 11th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan's former cricket captain Wasim Akram thinks Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen is "pretty" and he would "like to be paired with her" if he ever ... Read more...

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No cricket stars at Sania-Shoaib reception


April 26th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sialkot (Pakistan), April 26 (IANS) No cricket star attended the reception here of Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza who got married a fortnight ago, a media report ... Read more...

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Blast kills six in Pakistan


December 27th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (DPA) An explosion tore through the house of a government employee in Pakistan's troubled Kurram tribal district Sunday, killing him and five other family members, an official said. The ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan must talk to avoid conflict: Clinton


December 15th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants India and Pakistan to resume their peace dialogue and discuss everything, including Kashmir, since the security of both the ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks TV channels for covering attack on army HQ


October 10th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (DPA) The Pakistani government Saturday blocked the transmissions of four private news channels as they were covering a stand-off at the military headquarters in Rawalpindi where six soldiers died ... Read more...

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