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The desperate struggle of polio 'martyrs' 25.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
BADABER - Nadia Khan treasures two photos of her sister Sumbal: one showing her bright-eyed and smiling, the other blank-faced in death after she was gunned down by militants, a "martyr" in Pakistan's desperate fight against polio. It was May 2013 and Sumbal and her friend Shirafat were vaccinating children against the crippling disease at a rough mudbrick house in the village of Badaber in the ...
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The Battle for Palestine — Part Three 25.10.2014
The Battle for Palestine — Part Three
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Time to turn the heat on Pakistan 24.10.2014 HBL: Home
That’s the only way to contain the terrorist games escalating on Pakistan’s borders with Iran, Afghanistan and India
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WHO: Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day 24.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
More polio cases found on awareness day in Pakistan 24.10.2014 Hindu: International
World Health Organization says three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of those affected by the crippling disease in the country this year to 220. The statem...
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Analysis: Al Qaeda's 'Resurgence' focuses on Indian Subcontinent 24.10.2014 Bill Roggio
Al Qaeda released its new English-language, online magazine "Resurgence" earlier this week. At 117 pages, the magazine covers a number of themes, but it focuses on the Indian Subcontinent more than any other region.
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A long-awaited political debut 24.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
It was inevitable that PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari would assume the mantle of his murdered mother, but it was not inevitable that his entry into politics should have instigated the departure of the MQM from the Sindh government. However, his remarks must be seen within the context of the new challenge by the Pakistan Tehreek Insaf. Just as much as the PPP is a national party, and the MQM ...
Bilawal throws down gauntlet to PM 24.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
NAUDERO - Emerging from the shadow of his mother and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto seven years after her assassination, Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has vowed to resurrect her party's flagging fortunes. In the first interview since his political ‘coming out’ at a weekend gathering of hundreds of thousands of supporters, Oxford-educated Bilawal ...
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Malala to donate Nobel Prize money for children's education 23.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
LONDON- Nobel Peace Prize winner teenage activist Malala Yousafzai has announced to donate the prize money towards education of children in Pakistan. Malala said her heart is in Pakistan in spite of living in the United Kingdom. She hoped to come back to her hometown Swat soon. In an interview, Malala said that she did not hope to win the Nobel Prize. She said she learnt how to dream from ...
Police: Gunmen kill 8 minority Shiite Muslims in southwest Pakistan 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: World
Malala receives Liberty Medal 23.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
NEW YORK - Malala Yousafzai, the girls’ rights activist and youngest-ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the US Liberty Medal on Tuesday, and pledged her $100,000 award money to education in Pakistan. The National Constitution Center, which awards the annual distinction, said Malala, 17, was awarded the prize for her “courage and resilience in the face of ...
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Military success has bred popular support for the Islamic State 23.10.2014 Washington Post: Editorials
WESTERN LEADERS sometimes suggest that the Islamic State is its own worst enemy, so extreme in doctrine and practice that it will galvanize opposition within the Islamic world. While that is proving true to some extent — Muslim governments, senior clerics and even other jihadist groups have joined the fight against the would-be caliphate — the sobering truth is that the Islamic State also has picked up popular support and the allegiance of other militants in countries as far away as Algeria and Pakistan ...
Taliban control 3 districts in Afghan provinces of Wardak and Kunduz 22.10.2014 Bill Roggio
One of the districts was the location of the shoot down of a US helicopter that resulted in the deaths of 31 special operations personnel, including 17 US Navy SEALs, in 2011.
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PCB planning Women's Cricket Cup to honour Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai 22.10.2014 New Kerala: World News
Karachi, Oct 22 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed on Tuesday that it aims to conduct a Women's Cricket Cup in the name of Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai to pay tribute to her for the achievement.
Pakistani Taliban oust spokesman for pledging allegiance to Isis 22.10.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
TTP says Shahidullah Shahid has been replaced after defection to Islamic State but militant group fails to name his successor Continue reading...
Pak Taliban sack spokesperson over support for IS 22.10.2014 Hindustan Times: World
The influential spokesperson of the Pakistani Taliban has been sacked for pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and for feuding with his leader Maulana Fazlullah according to a statement and senior ...
US designates TTP’s Sajna as global terrorist 22.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON - The US Department of State has designated TTP leader Khan Said, also known as Sajna, as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under an Executive Order, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism.  A statement released here Tuesday said Khan Said became TTP deputy leader following the death of Waliur Rehman in May 2013.  ...
Militants threaten polio workers in Bajaur 22.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR - Militants Tuesday threatened polio workers of dire consequences, if they participate in the ongoing three-day long drive against the deadly virus in Bajaur Agency. Being a blow to the efforts to root out poliovirus from the country, militants through pamphlets distributed at Khar tehsil of the agency warned that those polio workers who participate in the drive would face severe ...
Taliban sack influential spokesman 22.10.2014 Telegraph: International
Islamabad, Oct. 21 (Reuters): The Pakistani Taliban have sacked the movement's influential spokesman, according to a statement received by Reuters today, in a sign of growing divisions within the deeply fractured group.
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Cross border fire in Bajaur Agency leaves one dead 21.10.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR- Cross-border firing near Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Bajaur Agency this morning has left at least one person dead. The person died in the firing was a civilian. The incident took place when couple of mortar shells were fired from Afghanistan and landed in a house in Charmang Valley. The attack also left the house damaged. Reports say that mortars were fired by the militants, ...
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