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Pak PM forms panel to probe attack on senior scribe (Cached) 20.4.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday decided to form a threemember judicial commission to inquire into the attempt on the life of leading TV journalist Hamid ...
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US condemns attack on Pak journalist Hamid Mir (Cached) 20.4.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Hamid Mir was yesterday shot at in Karachi by four unidentified gunmen who waylaid his vehicle near Natha Khan bridge soon after he left the Karachi airport and was on his way to the studios of Geo ...
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Nisar-Sami meeting deferred 20.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - The government and Taliban nominated peace committees could not meet here on Saturday, as agreed by the Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan and Samiul Haq on Thursday last. There is no record in the schedule of interior ministry of the meeting, which was reportedly fixed by Ch Nisar and chief of Taliban named mediators Samiul Haq for Saturday at Punjab House during their Thursday ...
Hamid Mir wounded in Karachi raid (Cached) 20.4.2014 Telegraph: International
Karachi, April 19 (PTI): Senior Pakistani TV journalist Hamid Mir, who faced threats from the Taliban, was today shot at in Karachi by four unidentified gunmen near a bridge on his way to office.
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Pakistan TV anchor shot in attack 19.4.2014 BBC South Asia
Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's best known television presenters, is injured in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the southern city of Karachi.
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State buildings on high alert Following threats from Taliban threat 19.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Islamabad/Sargodha- Security alerts have been issued for state buildings and installations all over the country following the threats from Taliban. Directives are being issued to the ...
Karachi Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani UN staff (Cached) 19.4.2014 Hindustan Times: World
The two Pakistani men were on their way to a bus terminal to pick up some relatives when they were taken the police official said The men were taken on Thursday night he ...
TTP threatens attacks on govt installations 19.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - After denying extension in ceasefire, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid has said that Taliban may carry out attacks on government installations in defence but it will not attack public places. “Certain elements can attack public places after the end of ceasefire by the TTP, but the militants group as per its policy will not attack public places,” ...
Govt negotiators foresee peace talks deadlocked 19.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Since the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has so far refused to extend ceasefire, the government peace dialogue players are foreseeing a deadlock in peace dialogue, stating trust deficit and delay in meeting with TTP Shura as major factors behind it. The deadlock in peace talks still could be avoided only by holding an immediate meeting with TTP Shura, as extraordinary delay has badly ...
Pakistan library named 'bin Laden' as memory fades 18.4.2014 Nation
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Most didn't notice the new library at this Islamic seminary for girls near Pakistan's capital, until locals saw the paper sign in Urdu posted on its wooden door: "Library of Osama bin Laden, the Martyr.
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Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military 18.4.2014 L.A. Times - World News
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's assertiveness against the Pakistani military presents a dilemma for the United States.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago.
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On talks, govt goes round in circles 18.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD The Cabinet Committee on National Security vowed to take all appropriate measures to improve internal security, which is vital for the economic and social development of the country, and decided to carry forward the strategy of engaging with those militants who are receptive to peace initiatives. The top civil and military leadership sat across the table on Thursday, under the chair of ...
Detention of Taliban commander by UAE disrupts Afghan peace talks 17.4.2014 Washington Post: World
KABUL — A top Taliban commander in the midst of peace negotiations with the Afghan government has been detained in the United Arab Emirates, according to Afghan officials, which thwarts long-term reconciliation efforts between insurgents and President Hamid Karzai’s ...
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Pakistan government to continue talks with TTP 17.4.2014 Hindu: Home
The government will continue its dialogue process with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) despite the terror outfit not extending its ceasefire on Wednesday. Official sources confirmed that talk...
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TTP will be urged to extend ceasefire: Prof Ibrahim 17.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR- Taliban negotiator Professor Ibhrahim today said that dialogue committee would appeal the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to extend ceasefire. He said date for meeting between government and Taliban committees is still undecided, however, both sides intend to continue the dialogue process. Professor Ibrahim said that government’s team would be apprised about Taliban ...
Nawaz, Zardari on one page 17.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - In a show of political unity, the opposition PPP has put its weight behind the ruling PML-N for upholding the supremacy of law and safeguarding the democratic system. The two main political forces’ message of unity came with a one-on-one meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari at PM House on Wednesday. The meeting was followed by ...
Taliban resume terror war 17.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR  - Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has formally announced on Wednesday that they have decided not to extend ceasefire. However, they said they will continue with the dialogue process with complete sincerity and seriousness. The Taliban had declared a month-long ceasefire on March 1 and later extended it for 10 days and the extension expired on April 10. Since then the TTP political ...
Waziristan, U.S. 17.4.2014 Chapati Mystery
I gave the following remarks on 26 March 2014. There currently exists a limit in the liberal critique of the drone program: there is a discussion about the efficacy of the program – and with it an emphasis on collecting numbers of casualties, of some matrices of sorting the dead into militants and civilians; there […]
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