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Taliban involved in Pakistan dockyard attack, probe shows

A preliminary probe into the attack on a naval dockyard in Karachi last week has revealed that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's (TTP) militants from Sindh province were involved in it, media reported Monday. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Three security men killed in Pakistan militant attack

Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS): At least three security men were killed in a militant attack in the restive North Waziristan tribal region in Pakistan Sunday, a media report said. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan Cricket Board to Pay Saqlain Mushtaq Rs 1 Million Per Month to Coach Saeed Ajmal

Saqlain Mushtaq, who remains one of the top spinners produced in Pakistan cricket, is reportedly being paid one million rupees per month for working on Saeed Ajmal's bowling action which got him into trouble with the ICC earlier this month after biomechanic tests in Brisbane. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala

Pakistan's army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating gender equality and education for women. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Three arrested for Pakistan dockyard attack

Three naval officials have been arrested from Pakistan's Balochistan province for planning an attack at a naval dockyard in southern city of Karachi, a media report said Thursday. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan navy repels militant attack at Karachi dockyard

Pakistan navy repels militant attack at Karachi dockyard The Pakistan navy fought a long gun battle with militants who had attacked its Karachi dockyard, it has emerged. The gun battle on Saturday night is said to have lasted about six hours. A Pakistani Taliban spokesman said the group carried out the attack. Full News here […]

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Pakistan football team off for Incheon for Asian Games

Karachi : Pakistan national football team has left for Incheon, South Korea from Sialkot to compete in 17th Asian Games. Pakistan is placed with North Korea and China in Group F. In their first match, Pakistan will face North Korea on September 18 at Hwaseong Stadium and at the same venue Pakistan will face China […]

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Pakistan airstrikes hit Taleban hide-outs, kill 65

HEAT AND DUST: The airstrikes and shelling struck Taleban hide-outs killing 65 militants. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Pakistan Board asks Saqlain Mushtaq to help Ajmal's action

KARACHI (Reuters) – Pakistani cricket authorities have turned to former top spinner, Saqlain Mushtaq to help Saeed Ajmal change his bowling action and make a comeback to international cricket. Mushtaq, who now lives in Britain, said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had contacted him after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Ajmal on Tuesday. […]

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Attacks on defence targets reaction to military offensive: Pakistan minister

A recent attack on a Pakistan Navy installation in Karachi was a reaction to the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan tribal region, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif told parliament Wednesday. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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An aerial view of Pakistan financial capital, Karachi. — Photo by AFP

An aerial view of Pakistan financial capital, Karachi. — Photo by AFP "At midnight, the situation seemed normal but all the petrol pumps were closed," said Asaad, a resident of North Karachi, who had been working overnight near Karachi's Sindhi Hotel. Asif, a rickshaw driver and a resident of Surjani Town, said the city … […]

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Taliban claim attack on Pakistan navy dockyard

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) – Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for a Saturday attack on a naval dockyard in Karachi that saw two militants and a sailor killed, as the Navy said Tuesday it had arrested some of the militants for their involvement in the attack. Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid … Full News here – karachi – […]

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Polio Cases Jump in Pakistan Amid Taliban Vaccination Ban

Pakistan reported 11 new cases of polio on a single day last week bringing this year’s official count to 138, a four-fold increase from last year, as the crippling disease spreads amid Islamist militancy and suspicion. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Prominent Shia leader, his guard shot dead in Pakistan

Allama Ali Akbar Kumaili, the son of respected Shia scholar and Jafaria Alliance Pakistan chief Allama Abbas Kumaili, was targeted by unknown gunmen riding a motorbike near Bhangoria Goth in Azizabad, police said. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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Prominent Shia leader, his guard shot dead in Pakistan

A prominent Shia leader and his guard were shot dead on Saturday by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's financial capital of Karachi. Full News here – karachi – Yahoo News Search Results

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