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Chinese-American ‘was target’ of Pakistan mountain massacre

Chinese-American ‘was target’ of Pakistan mountain massacre

GILGIT: The massacre of 10 foreign climbers on Pakistan’s “Killer Mountain” a year ago came after a failed attempt to capture a Chinese-American to use him as a high-value bargaining chip, officials and militant sources have told AFP.

The June 22, 2013 attack at the base camp for the 8,126-metre (26,660-foot) Nanga Parbat, Pakistan’s second-highest mountain — nicknamed for its treacherous…

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France vs Nigeria knockout match: Venue, Live streaming information

France vs Nigeria knockout match: Venue, Live streaming information

BRASILIA: 1998 football champion France is going to play the knockout game to qualify for quarter-final against African team Nigeria on Monday (evening) at Brasilia.

However, according to the football history that France played one match with Nigeria but they lost its game by 1-0.

France squad:

Hugo Lloris (G), Steve Mandanda (G), Mickaël Landreau (G), Mathieu Debuchy, Lucas Digne, Patrice…

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Qadri’s APC demands Shahbaz Sharif’s resignation over Model Town incident

Qadri’s APC demands Shahbaz Sharif’s resignation over Model Town incident

ISLAMABAD: Five-point declaration of All Parties Conference Hosted by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has been issued on Sunday.

The five points of the declaration included, first Information Report (FIR) of the incident should be registered on the complaint filed by Minhaj-ul-Quran.

The APC strongly condemning the Model Town tragedy stated that the cruel operation on unarmed persons was…

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PM Nawaz visits newly inducted aircraft A320

PM Nawaz visits newly inducted aircraft A320

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif visited the newly inducted aircraft A320 after a period of almost 10 years in the PIA fleet at Islamabad International Airport.

The Prime Minster had NBP Newsroved the inclusion of fourteen new aircrafts into the PIA fleet. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Aviation, Mr. Shujaat Azeem, Managing Director PIA, Muhammad Junaid Yunus and Director…

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Pakistan NA to NBP Newsrove federal budget 2014-15 on Saturday

Pakistan NA to NBP Newsrove federal budget 2014-15 on Saturday

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly will NBP Newsrove the federal budget for the year 2014-15 and finance bill tomorrow (Saturday).

The important stages for NBP Newsroval of the budget from the house have been completed. Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar informed during the laptops distribution ceremony at the convention centre Islamabad that the federal budget for the year 2014-15 will be NBP…

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Rangers kill suspected TTP commander in Karachi

Rangers kill suspected TTP commander in Karachi

KARACHI: Rangers personnel conducted an operation in Sultanabad area of Manghopir in Karachi on Thursday, allegedly killing a key commander and the local vice-emir of the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Rangers’ personnel had cordoned off the area sealing all entry and exit points of the locality while conducting the search operation.

Although the official Rangers spokesperson…

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Qaim Ali Shah rules out hosting IDPs

Qaim Ali Shah rules out hosting IDPs

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Friday said that Sindh cannot bear the burden of internally-displaced peoples (IDPs).

His remarks came as more than 100, 000 fled the latest military operation in North Waziristan Agency.

Speaking at opening ceremony of 11th Mai Kolachi Exhibition here, Chief Minister Shah said that Sindh had already accommodated people displaced after the…

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Slain MQM MNA Tahira Asif laid to rest in Lahore

Slain MQM MNA Tahira Asif laid to rest in Lahore

LAHORE/KARACHI: Member of National Assembly belonging to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Tahira Asif, who was gunned down in an attack in Lahore, was buried on Friday in a local graveyard near her residence in the city’s Wafaqi colony area in Johar Town.

Strict security arrangements were in place for the funeral which was attended by a large number of people including Provincial Food…

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Blast near Islamabad shrine leaves 35 injured

Blast near Islamabad shrine leaves 35 injured

ISLAMABAD: An bomb blast near the shrine of Pir Naangay Shah in Islamabads Shahzad townleft 35 devotees injured.

The blast took place when langar (food) was being distributed near the shrine as a part of ‘Urs’(anniversary) celebrations.

The injured were taken to the nearby hospital.

Media reports say that more than 200 devotees were participating in the Urs.

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Pakistan PM hopeful about success in war on terror

Pakistan PM hopeful about success in war on terror

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has expressed the confidence that the nation will win the war against terror.

Addressing a meeting in Peshawar on Friday, he said the cherished goal of peace is not far away.

The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan Agency. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said the whole nation is backing the…

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