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Pak-Iran project to be completed in 3 years

KARACHI: Federal mister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Syed Naveed Qamar said Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline project would be competed within three years on  Monday. Addressing ‘Fuelling Pakistan’ conference at Expo Center here, he said the present government issued more-than-expected licenses to oil and gas companies …

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Finance Minister discusses economy, flood recovery with counterparts;

WASHINGTON : Pakistan is focused on macroeconomic stabilization, domestic resources mobilization, public sector restructuring and addressing some of the structural issues including power sector, Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said as he met with world finance leaders during annual IMF-World Bank meetings.To meet the …

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Drone strike kills 7 in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH: A suspected drone hit two militant compounds in North Waziristan tribal region on Sunday, killing at least seven people and injuring five others. Unmanned US aircraft have significantly stepped up attacks on Taliban and Al-Qaeda-linked operatives in the semi-autonomous region this month.

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Missile attacks kill five in Waziristan

MIRANSHAH: At least five terrorists have been killed in spy missile attacks in Datta Khel Wednesday evening. Sources said that two missiles were fired on a house located in Datta Khel Serai area of Miranshah. Five terrorists have been killed and two others wounded. The …

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PML-Q joins ‘N’ in NA walk out against NAB Ordinance

ISLAMABAD:  A US drone strike has killed eight militants, including five Germans, in Pakistan’s anarchic tribal belt where Western intelligence has traced an alleged plot to attack high-profile targets in Europe. The missile attack took place late Monday in Mir Ali Bazaar, 20 kilometres (12 …

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US missile strike kills 9 including 4 Alqaeda German origin militants in N Waziristan

MIRAN SHAH: At least 9 persons including four Alqaeda German origin militants were killed and three injured in US drone strike Monday in Mir Ali the chief town of the North Waziristan tribal region. According to reports two missiles were fired by a US spy …

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Tehran: Assad meets Ahmadinejad

Tehran: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met in Tehran and discussed bilateral relations, including investment, development and increasing trade between the two countries. The two leaders also expressed their support for the formation of an Iraqi national unity government that represents …

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Website editor facing possible combined sentence of 82 years in prison

ISLAMABAD:Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by the unprecedented harassment of Chiranuch Premchaipoen, the editor of the Prachatai news website. Detained at Bangkok airport on 24 September, on her return from an international conference (http://en.rsf.org/thailand-news-website-editor-arrested-on-24-09-2010,38440.html), she has been told she was arrested on a warrant …

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NWA drone attack kills nine

MIRANSHAH: At least nine people were killed and four others injured in a US surveillance plane attack in North Waziristan Agency area of Dattakhel. According to the sources, two drone planes fired at least four missiles at a house in Anzarkas village of Dattakhel, killing …

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Video shows Taliban allegedly stoning woman in Orakzai

ISLAMABAD: Turbaned men in Pakistan gather around a woman with a black hood over her head, pick up large rocks and repeatedly throw them at her until she lies motionless, stretched along the ground, a video purports. A Dubai-based television station which released the footage …

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