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One dead as police foil attack on football match 7.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - The tribal police on Wednesday prevented two suicide bombers from blowing themselves up inside a packed football ground in the tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said. However, one of the bombers managed to blow himself up outside the ground and the second died at the scene after being shot by police, during the attack that also killed one civilian. The incident happened ...
Pakistan blames India for whipping up terrorism 6.5.2015 Hindustan Times: World
Pakistans political and military leadership have accused Indias external intelligence agency RAW of having a hand in terrorist activities in the ...
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Pakistan court seeks reply from police on security threat to Lakhvi 6.5.2015 Hindu: News
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Wednesday sought a reply from the Islamabad police chief about alleged security threats to 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi. “The Anti...
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Lakhvi seeks exemption from court appearance 6.5.2015 Hindustan Times: World
The mastermind of the 2611 Mumbai attacks Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who was released from jail in April has requested an AntiTerrorism Court ATC to exempt him from appearing in court citing threats to his ...
After years of tension, anti-American sentiment ebbs in Pakistan 4.5.2015 Washington Post: World
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — During a dozen visits here since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Montana resident Doug Chabot sometimes stuck a Canadian maple leaf on his bag. Even then, he dreaded the inevitable lectures from Pakistanis angered by U.S. foreign policy.Read full article ...
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Re-writing history and the record-books 4.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
I wonder what the weather in London is like. MQM supremo seems to have over-reached himself by speaking against the armed forces in reacting to the claim by the SSP Malir that MQM was behind the target killings that have plagued Karachi. The SSP seems to be too small a fry to make such a big allegation, let alone say, as he did, that the MQM was as much a terrorist organization as the Taliban. ...
Pakistan backs Track-II Afghan-Taliban talks 4.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Sunday said Pakistan supports Afghan-led and Afghan-owned reconciliation process to ensure peace, security and development in the region. Talking to newsmen here at Foreign Office, he said stability in neighboring Afghanistan is critical to peace in South Asia as a stable Afghanistan will ensure peace in the region. "We believe peace in ...
Pakistan hails Afghan government-Taliban talks 3.5.2015 New Kerala: World News
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44 militants taken out 3.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani fighter jets on Saturday killed at least 44 militants in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan in the operation against Taliban. In Khyber district’s Tirah valley where troops are battling Taliban, Pakistani fighters killed 28 militants in airstrikes, the military said in a statement. In North Waziristan, another Taliban stronghold, airstrikes killed 16 militants, ...
Try me for treason if you wish so, says Altaf 3.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Karachi - Reacting to calls for a ban on his party and statements of pursuing legal action against him, Altaf Hussain said whoever seeks such actions against him should do so but he will not step down as Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief. “If you want to initiate a case of treason against me or ban my party, you may,” Altaf said, in the telephonic address from London to a party ...
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Pakistan military says strikes in tribal region near Afghan border kill 44 suspected militants 2.5.2015 Star Tribune: World
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12 militants killed in Khyber-2 operation 2.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Bara: Marking a huge success in operation Khyber 2, security forces killed at least 12 militants and injured several others, during airstrikes in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency today. According to security sources, the operation was carried out in the areas of Rajgal, Kandu and Kok Khel area of Khyber Agency. Air and ground offensive of security forces continue against militants in which, ...
Imran cannot afford joint strategy against terror: Pervaiz 2.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday said that Pakistan Tehrik Insaf Chief Imran Khan cannot afford government and armed forces joint strategy against terrorism. The minister in a statement said that PMNawaz Shairf was well aware with his responsibilities and even present government aimed from day one to bring its all efforts against terrorism and restore peace in the ...
Afghan team to meet with Taliban in Qatar 2.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KABUL - An Afghan delegation is headed to Qatar for “open discussions” with representatives of Taliban insurgents over the next few days aimed at ending Afghanistan’s long war, officials said on Friday. The scheduled meeting would mark a significant step towards opening formal talks to ending the war, but it was not clear on Friday whether the Taliban’s reclusive supreme ...
Afghan delegation heads to Qatar for talks with the Taliban 1.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Scheduled meeting also involves representatives from Pakistan and would mark significant step towards opening formal talks to ending conflict in Afghanistan

An Afghan government delegation is heading to Qatar for “open discussions” with representatives of the Taliban aimed at ending Afghanistan’s long war, officials have said.

The scheduled meeting would mark a significant step towards opening formal talks to ending the conflict, but it is unclear whether the insurgent’s supreme leader, Mullah Omar, has approved them.

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TTP has damaged Islam: Sufi Mohammad 1.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR- Sufi Mohammad, leader of the banned Tehreek-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Muhammadi has boycotted the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), terming its activities 'unislamic'. According to him, TTP has damaged Islam more than the infidels. TTP lacks basic Islamic and humanistic values, he added. Sufi Mohammad wrote his will four days after the assault on Army Public School, which killed over ...
Pakistani prime minister praises armed forces for defeating militants in North Waziristan 1.5.2015 Star Tribune: World
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Cricket Ireland continue talks with Pakistan about potential tour 1.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Dublin - Cricket Ireland chief executive Warren Deutrom has described news that Pakistan will host Zimbabwe in a series of international games in Lahore next month as encouraging with regards to a potential Ireland tour of the country. Zimbabwe will be the first Test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore which left six policemen and ...
Malala attackers jailed for life 1.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
SWAT - Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), Saidu Sharif, on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to 10 accused for a murder attempt on Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai. According to details, Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Judge Muhammad Amin Kundi awarded life term to the 10 accused found guilty in the Malala Yousafzai attack case in 2012. Sources said Ataullah, the main accused in the assassination attempt on ...
MQM accused of links to RAW 1.5.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI - India sponsors Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to create unrest in Karachi, a police officer alleged on Thursday demanding the central government impose a ban on the political party. Quoting the confessional statements of two MQM workers arrested by police, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) for Malir division, Malir Rao Anwar, accused that India’s intelligence agency sponsors ...
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