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Pakistan deploys army for Islamabad's security 1.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Long marches don’t determine a country’s destiny: Saad Rafique 1.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
LAHORE- Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique today questioned Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s lack of preparation to hold talks with the government if he was supposedly ready for negotiations with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Addressing the beginning of the celebrations of 'Jashn-e-Azadi' at the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal, Rafique stated that the ...
Thank you Eid! 1.8.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
LAHORE - Celebrations continued on the third day of Eidul Fitr Thursday, providing a rare chance of festivity to a nation mired into socio-economic muddle. After offering prayers on the first day (Tuesday), people exchanged Eid greetings and gifts with their family and friends. At restaurants, parks and other picnic points, a huge rush of people was seen. Pleasant weather added colour to the Eid ...
Pakistan needs to prove they are acting against Haqqanis too: US 31.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON- A six-week Pakistani army offensive has succeeded in disrupting the militant groups that had long enjoyed free rein in the rugged North Waziristan tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, Obama administration officials say. But proof of the operation's success, they say, will be whether groups such as the notorious Haqqani network are allowed to reconstitute themselves in ...
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Six killed in attack on Pakistan politician's house 29.7.2014 New Kerala: World News
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U.S. paratroopers in Afghanistan hope to deal a few final blows against the Taliban 29.7.2014 Washington Post: World

SHINKAI, Afghanistan — It was a homecoming of sorts for Lt. Col. Paul Larson, returning to this remote corner of southern Afghanistan at the twilight of America’s longest war. He was back to take stock of a slice of the battlefield that seemed brimming with possibility when he last led soldiers here a decade ago.

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The challenges ahead will not be easy to overcome 29.7.2014 Telegraph: Opinion
India’s relations with the United States of America need to be put back on track. The relationship has lost steam in the recent months with many contentious issues surfacing that remain unaddressed. We have now to see whether, with the change of government in Delhi, a new start can be made.
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Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication 29.7.2014 NPR News
The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
“Tiger” wants to get back into the field, to save lives 28.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
DERA ISMAIL KHAN:  When a mine blew off Pakistani police Inspector Inayat Ullah's right foot and most of his left hand in January, hundreds of people crowded into the hospital, desperate to give blood to their city's hero. Now Inayat Ullah - nicknamed "Tiger" - is back at work as head of the district bomb squad and vowing to combat a wave of bombs he believes the Pakistani Taliban will ...
Pakistan, China renew resolve for Afghan peace 28.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - China's Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Ambassador Sun Yuxi, called on Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and discussed host of issues including Pakistan's fight against terrorism as well as developments in Afghanistan. During the meeting, the Foreign Secretary underscored the convergent interests and shared goals of Pakistan and China vis-à-vis Afghanistan. Both sides ...
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Two TTP terrorists among 8 criminals killed in Karachi 27.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
KARACHI- Law enforcement agencies on late Saturday night conducted a raid in different areas of the city and killed eight criminals including two of banned terrorist outfit. Rangers’ personnel gunned down two terrorists belonging to a banned organization in Frontier Colony on Saturday night. Rangers’ spokesperson confirmed that the dead criminals belonged to the outlawed ...
AuH warns of suicide attacks if NWA op continues 27.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
PESHAWAR  - Ahrar-ul-Hind (AuH), a splinter group of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the other day (Friday) threatened to stage suicide attacks across the country if the government did not stop military operation against militants in North Waziristan Agency. “We will target security forces all around the country. Our suicide bombers have reached the major cities of the country. This ...
Murky links between extortionists, seminaries 27.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
RAWALPINDI - Not long ago, the clinic of Dr Hamid Hassan in Rawalpindi’s posh Westridge neighbourhood was thronged by patients but now the clinic presents a deserted look. Dr Hassan chose to leave Pakistan four months ago after repeated threats and demands of extortion by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan. Earlier this week, Rawalpindi police halted its probe into the cracker attack on his clinic ...
Chapman: The world mess Obama didn't make 26.7.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Chaos is the normal state of the planet When trouble flares up around the world, U.S. presidents get ...
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US, Afghanistan failed to stop militants: Pakistan 26.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON -  A senior Pakistan official has said that US forces in Afghanistan and their Afghans partners have failed to intercept Taliban and other militants fleeing across the border from an ongoing Pakistani military offensive. “Please do not permit these people to disappear,” the official, in Washington for talks with the Obama administration, was quoted as saying by The ...
Militants’ countrywide communication network disrupted 26.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
LAHORE - On-the-run members of outlawed TTP and al-Qaeda have almost stopped communicating with each other through electronic means to avert interceptions by the intelligence agencies and they are now using sleeper cell couriers’ to contact one another, The Nation has learnt. Highly-placed security establishment sources privy to the revelations of some neutralised members of the ...
Govt puts army in charge of capital’s security 26.7.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ISLAMABAD - Just weeks ahead of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)’s announced march in Islamabad, the federal government has decided to deploy army in the federal capital in aid to police and civil administration, citing threat of backlash from Taliban who are facing a ruthless military operation in North Waziristan. The decision has been taken in the light of Article 245 of the constitution. ...
WorldViews: The beautiful, historic shrines that Islamists try to destroy 26.7.2014 Washington Post: World
News emerged this week that among their various outrages, Islamic State militants had destroyed the Tomb of Jonah in the city of Mosul, a biblical site holy to Christians and Muslims alike, which the jihadists "turned to dust," according to an Iraqi official. The militants espouse a radical, puritanical strain of Sunni Islam whereby all shrines or holy sites that honor beings lesser than their God are considered ...
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Top militant arrested at Afghan border, say Pakistani officials 25.7.2014 New Kerala: World News
Karachi, July 25 : Pakistani Security officials said on Thursday that they had arrested a senior most militant near Afghan border who was eaelier confused with the man who had tried to kill former President Parvez Musharraf.
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United States could do more to intercept militants, Pakistan says 25.7.2014 Washington Post: World

U.S. forces in Afghanistan and their Afghan allies, have failed to intercept Taliban and other militants fleeing across the border from an ongoing Pakistani military offensive, a senior Pakistani official said Thursday.

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