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Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist

Feb 27 2013, 8:40am CST | by

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's restive tribal region Wednesday, local media reported.

Islamabad, Feb 27 — Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's restive tribal region Wednesday, local media reported. Malik Mumtaz was working for Geo Television and Jang group of...

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Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist

Feb 27 2013, 8:40am CST | by

Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's restive tribal region Wednesday, local media reported.

Islamabad, Feb 27 — Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's restive tribal region Wednesday, local media reported.

Malik Mumtaz was working for Geo Television and Jang group of newspapers in North Waziristan tribal region. He was also filing reports for Pashto-language Khyber television, Xinhua reported, quoting a report.

Mumtaz was returning home when the gunmen fired at his vehicle, killing him on the spot, Geo TV said.

TV anchor Hamid Mir said that he had been receiving threats.

No group claimed responsibility yet and the family said they did not have personal enmity with anyone.

Tribal Union of Journalists condemned the murder.

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Sep 21 2014 3:36am CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

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Bird hits plane in Islamabad

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US okays IED-resistant vehicles’ sale to Pakistan

Sep 20 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

WASHINGTON - The United States has approved sale of 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, designed specifically to withstand improvised explosive device (IED) attacks, to Pakistan for an estimated cost of $198 million, saying the South Asian country is “vital to US foreign policy and national security goals in South Asia.” The State Department’s approval came as ... ...
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14 Pakistani Gitmo prisoners return home

Sep 20 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

RAWALPINDI - As many as 14 Pakistani nationals, who had been languishing in Guantanamo Bay and Bagram prisons, have been brought back to Pakistan through a US C-130 plane that landed here at Noor Khan Airbase on Saturday, reliable sources revealed to The Nation. All these Pakistanis were picked up soon after 9/11 incident and ha ...
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Soldier, 15 terrorists killed in NWA

Sep 20 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

PESHAWAR - At least 15 terrorists were killed and a naib subedar embraced Shahadat in exchange of fire and strikes by army gunship helicopters on militant hideouts in Boya and Ghorshtai Nulla areas of North Waziristan as part of the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), a media wing of Pakisan Army, during ...
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Many terrorists hiding beyond Dattakhel

Sep 19 2014 3:42pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD- Pakistan Army spokesperson Tweeted on Friday that the Army would chase and hunt down terrorists hiding in remote tribal areas in North Waziristan Agency of FATA. The ISPR spokesman further said "Many Terrorists hiding beyond Datta Khel,are in cross hair now.Effectively targeted by own air and aviation.Will be chased" In the last couple of days, dozens of militants have been killed ... ...
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Pocket size Deewan-e-Ghalib published

Sep 19 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

islamabad Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib is one of the most popular poets and “Deewan-e-Ghalib” the most read books in Pakistan and abroad. It is also one of the most published books in the Sub-Continent home to a large Urdu-speaking population. Ghalib’s poetry has been revolving around the topics of romance, love and sadness. “Deewan-e-Ghalib” is undoubtedly one o ...
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NAB chief vows not to spare any corrupt

Sep 19 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has reiterated his stance that all corrupt people would be nabbed irrespective of their status clout and influence. He was addressing the two-day 19th Director Generals (DGs) Conference of the NAB that concluded here on Friday with a pledge to eliminate ...
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Pakistan gets CERN associate membership

Sep 19 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: The Nation - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) Council in its meeting has unanimously approved the application of Pakistan for the associate membership. Now the only practical step in associate membership remaining is signing of official document, which will be done during the visit of director general CERN to Pakist ...
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