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Hard-Line Splinter Group, Galvanized by ISIS, Emerges From Pakistani Taliban The new group, known as Jamaat-e-Ahrar, is composed of disaffected Taliban factions from four of the seven tribal districts along the Pakistan border with Afghanistan.
New York Times | 9 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pakistan and India armies to meet on Kashmir Military leaders agree to face-to-face meetings to avert fighting over disputed territory.
Al Jazeera | 18 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Image of Asia: Anticipating fire across the border By The Associated Press In this photo by Channi Anand, villagers in Indian-controlled Kashmir take shelter inside an army bunker anticipating firing from the Pakistan side of the border. Indian and...
WBOC-TV 16 | 21 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Salisbury, Maryland
Pakistan's prime minister meets army chief amid crisis ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the country's powerful army chief on Tuesday as a political deadlock over mass protests to demand the government's resignation showed no signs of resolution.
Reuters | 22 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sri Lanka wins toss, elects to bat in 2nd ODI HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and elected to bat first in the second one-day international against Pakistan on Tuesday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 26, 2014 08:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pakistani political leader demands PM step down Protesters also have demanded that Pakistan's prime minister step aside.
KPLC - TV | Aug 26, 2014 04:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lake Charles, Louisiana
How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Reuters | Aug 25, 2014 9:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Canadian cleric gives Pakistan PM deadline: 'I am ready to be martyred' ISLAMABAD—A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of parliament issued a 48-hour deadline Monday for the country’s prime minister to step down, saying he’s prepared to die to see it happen.More on thestar.comP | Aug 25, 2014 5:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan restarts polio drive in tribal areas More than 700,000 children will be vaccinated against polio but others would miss out due to security concerns.
Al Jazeera | Aug 25, 2014 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pakistan cleric at rally warns of 48-hour deadline A Pakistani cleric leading a mass anti-government rally in front of parliament issued a 48-hour deadline Monday for the country's prime minister to step down, saying he's prepared to die to see it happen.
The State Journal | Aug 25, 2014 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Charleston, West Virginia