User: newstrust Topic: Pakistan
Category: Taliban
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AP PHOTOS: Pakistan religious schools in spotlight 5.3.2015 AP Top News
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) -- Sitting on the ground, the students sway back and forth, deep in thought as they read Islam's holy book, the Quran. Their white skull caps signify that they are students at one of the tens of thousands of religious schools across the country that have become embroiled in a debate about where militancy comes from....
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Pakistan must look its own needs, parity with India unattainable: Hussain Haqqani 5.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Jaishankar briefed on coming talks with Taliban 5.3.2015 Hindu: National
Security, and talks with the Taliban, development and connectivity were at the top of the agenda when Foreign Secretary Subrahmanyam Jaishankar visited Kabul on the last leg of this phase of his “...
Afghan refugees born in Pakistan reluctant to repatriate 4.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad - “In early 80s my father migrated to Pakistan. I was born in Sadda Town of Kurram Agency. After the death of my father in 1992, we moved to Rawalpindi and I started work in an automobile workshop. I married during my stay in Rawalpindi and have fathered four children. My children consider Rawalpindi as their hometown and they even can’t imagine leaving it.” Zadran ...
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Pakistan military reviews security situation 3.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Pakistan PM wants civilian awards for December 16 victims 3.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Pakistan’s mobile phone owners told: be fingerprinted or lose your sim card 3.3.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Government launches mass drive to gather biometric data from mobile owners in attempt to combat terrorism

Mobile phones didn’t just arrive in Pakistan. But someone could be fooled into thinking otherwise, considering the tens of millions of Pakistanis pouring into mobile phone stores these days.

In one of world’s largest efforts to collect biometric information, Pakistan has ordered mobile phone users to verify their identities through fingerprints for a national database being compiled to curb terrorism. If they don’t, their service will be shut off, an unthinkable option for many after a dozen years of explosive growth in mobile phone usage.

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A ‘Pak yatra’ as ‘SAARC yatra’? 3.3.2015 Hindu: Home
The core issues during Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar’s visit to Pakistan remain India’s concerns on terrorism and Pakistan’s concerns on Kashmir
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With the Government Silent on Shia Killings, Pakistani Activists Raise Their Voice 2.3.2015 Global Voices Online » South Asia
Since the beginning of 2015, more than 80 people have been killed in four attacks on Shia mosques in three different cities of Pakistan.
Terror attack planned for Pakistan Day foiled: Police 1.3.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Why the Rise of Fascism Is Again the Issue 1.3.2015 Truthout.com
Passersby look at the home of Ali Mukhar Al-Gharari, which was struck by one large piece of aircraft-delivered ordnance, in Tripoli, November 13, 2011. In 2011, NATO launched 9,700 "strike sorties" against Libya, of which more than a third were aimed at civilian targets. (Photo: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times) Again and again, in Afghanistan, Iraq, Ukraine and elsewhere, state lies to the public, with the help of corporate media, have allowed the United States to wage war abroad as a means to control other nations and their natural resources. Passersby look at the home of Ali Mukhar Al-Gharari, which was struck by one large piece of aircraft-delivered ordnance, in Tripoli, November 13, 2011. In 2011, NATO launched 9,700 "strike sorties" against Libya, of which more than a third were aimed at civilian targets. (Photo: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times) Again and again, in Afghanistan, Iraq, Ukraine and elsewhere, state lies to the public, with the help of corporate media, have allowed the United States to ...
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68 Pakistanis killed by 35 bomb attacks only in February 2015 1.3.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Islamabad- At least 68 people were killed and 176 others injured in 35 bomb blasts across Pakistan, during the second month of 2015 as the number of bomb attacks increased in reaction to the on-going military operation against the militants in northwest region of the country, according to official figures.   Out of total 35 bomb attacks, three were of suicide nature that killed at least ...
Rah-e-Nijat IDPs to return to South Waziristan from March 16 28.2.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Peshawar- The repatriation process of internally displaced people (IDPs) to South Waziristan will begin on March 16, a government official said Saturday. The Assistant Political Officer (APO) of South Waziristan, Nawab Safi said that people displaced during the military operation Rah-e-Nijat will return to their home from next month. Registration for the families will take place from March 8-11 ...
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Pakistani prisoner killed while attempting to escape 27.2.2015 New Kerala: World News
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COAS warns India ahead of secy’s visit 27.2.2015 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
Sialkot/Islamabad - Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned India of a ‘befitting response’ to the provocations along the Line of Control (LoC), just days before the visit of Indian foreign secretary to Islamabad. “Repeated Indian ceasefire violations on the Working Boundary and the LoC in recent past were a distraction for Pakistan from campaign versus ...
Pakistan army chief warns India against provocation, says Islamabad will respond 26.2.2015 Star Tribune: World
Pakistan tightens cell phone control after massacre 26.2.2015 Hindu: News
Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cell phone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record. The measures are meant to tighten control...
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Pakistan welcomes Afghan peace talks 26.2.2015 New Kerala: World News
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Nawaz Sharif’s Endless War | Jacobin 26.2.2015 Delicious popular
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Pakistan tightens cellphone control after Taliban massacre 26.2.2015 AP Top News
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cellphone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record. The measures are meant to tighten control of cellphones and avert their use for militant attacks after the Taliban massacre two months ago at a school in Peshawar....
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