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    World Pakistan army plane crashes into houses killing 15 – BBC News

    At least 15 people have been killed after a small military plane crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, rescue officials have said. Five crew members and … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Pakistan town struggles with surge in HIV infections – The Hindu

    Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children.... Read more via The Hindu – Health – Get more World News
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    World Gunmen Attack Hotel In Pakistan’s Gwadar, Kill 5 – Leadership Newspaper

    Gunmen have stormed a five-star hotel in Pakistan’s port city of Gwadar, killing at least five people, officials said. In a statement, Pakistan’s military said three armed men killed a security guard as they..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get more World News
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    World Gunmen attack luxury hotel in Pakistan – BBC News

    Three gunmen have stormed a five-star hotel in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, killing at least one person, officials say. The attack targeted the Pearl Continental Hotel in the strategic port city of Gwadar, the centrepiece of a multi-billion-dollar Chinese project..... Read...
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    World Islamic State claims Pakistan attack that killed 20 people – P.M. News

    The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in south-western Pakistan that left 20 people dead and dozens injured.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
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    Metro Outrage as Pakistani government vows to stop Asia Bibi leaving – The Guardian

    Pakistan’s government has been accused of signing the “death warrant” of Asia Bibi after it said it would begin the process of preventing her leaving the country..... Read more via The Guardian – Get more World News
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    World Pakistan executes serial paedophile, killer of 8 children – Premium Times Nigeria

    Mohamed Imran Ali, Pakistani serial paedophile and killer of eight children, was executed in … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more World News
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    Metro Pakistani journalist who talked Hafeez, Younis out of retirement – Khaleej Times

    Media houses in Pakistan and Australia haven't stopped showering Shoaib Akhtar with praise after Mohammad Hafeez revealed how the former Pakistan fast bowler motivated him at the lowest point of his life..... Read more via Khaleej Times – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Pakistan orders international aid groups to leave – PM NEWS Nigeria

    The Pakistani Government has ordered at least 18 International Aid Groups to wind up their operations and leave the country within two months, Officials said on Friday. ActionAid, Open Society Foundation, Save the Children and Plan International are among the organisations that … Read more...
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    World Celebration as former Pakistan PM Sharif, daughter regain freedom – Punch Newspapers

    A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of jailed former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the sentences they received from a lower court in July, thus, prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside. The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year...
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    World Khan faces ‘grave difficulties’ as he takes on role of Pakistan PM – The Guardian

    Inside Pakistan’s palatial Presidential House – before a crowd that included the country’s all-powerful army chief, top businessmen, cricket stars and a first lady in a white silk abaya robe – Imran Khan, former cricket captain, was sworn in yesterday as Pakistan’s prime minister. The ceremony...
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    World Cricket hero Khan set to be sworn in as Pakistan PM – Daily Nation | Home

    Pakistan’s World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan was set to be sworn in as prime minister of Pakistan Saturday, after promising a new era of responsibility and prosperity in a fighting speech in parliament. Khan won a simple majority from … Read more via Daily Nation | Home –...
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    World At least 8 killed in Pakistan mine blast – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    A blast at a coal mine has killed at least eight workers on the outskirts of Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, officials said on Monday, with five more feared dead. The mine caved in after the miners... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Get more...
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    World Militants burn down girls’ schools – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Militants on Wednesday burn down two girls’ schools in Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province, local media said. The schools were located in... Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – Get more World News
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    World Imran Khan’s party begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Pakistan’s cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News – Get more World News
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    World Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan elections – the Guardian

    The former international cricket star Imran Khan has declared victory in Pakistan’s general election, hailing what he described as “the fairest” vote in the country’s history, despite widespread allegations it was rigged in favour of his Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.... Read more via the...
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    World Ex-cricketer Khan leads Pakistan elections – BBC News

    Early results from Pakistan's election suggest ex-cricket star Imran Khan is on course to become prime minister. With nearly half the votes counted from Read more via BBC News – Get more World News
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    World Pakistan candidate kills himself after sons oppose him – ABC News

    Police in Pakistan say an independent candidate for parliament has shot himself to death after his sons disagreed with his politics. Officer Ishfaq Khan said Saturday that Mohammad Ahmed Mughal was running for office in both the national and provincial assemblies from the central city of...
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    World Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif given 10-year jail term – BBC News

    Nawaz Sharif denies any wrongdoing A Pakistani court has sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison on corruption charges related to four luxury London flats. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court handed down the verdict after a series … Read more via BBC...
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    Pakistan blocks US diplomat’s exit – BBC News

    Pakistan has prevented a US diplomat from leaving the country after he allegedly killed a motorcyclist by driving through a red light last month. Local press said on Saturday that … Read more via BBC News – Get more World News