There is nothing much unusual about armed guards outside the houses in my quiet, neat neighbourhood of Islamabad.
The Navy SEAL who says he pulled the trigger on Osama bin Laden is speaking out for the first time to describe his key role in the harrowing raid, and to say he feels abandoned by the military he served for so long now that he's left the service, according to a new report.http://www.topix.com/bigpic/mini-29ef67f428b1e423db02df7c59573233
The United States began its withdrawal from Afghanistan in earnest, officials said Monday, sending the first of what will be tens of thousands of containers home through a once-blocked land route through Pakistan.http://www.topix.com/bigpic/mini-49f07c1e43cc7209e5a0577684ea90a3
Pakistani students attend class at a school on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, Nov.
Activists of the right-wing Hindu organisation the Shiv Sena pose in front of a burning placard during a demonstration denouncing Valentine's Day in Amritsar on February 12, 2013.
ISLAMABAD: Commenting on the execution of Kashmiri leader Afzal Guru by India, Pakistan on Monday reaffirmed its solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir and expressed serious concern on high-handedness of the Indian government with Kashmiris.
12, 2013. The original Emancipation Proclamation, a document that changed the lives of countless African-Americans during the Civil War, is going on display in Nashville as the fragile historical document makes its only stop... The original Emancipation Proclamation, a document that changed the lives of countless African-Americans during the Civil ... (more)
Izhar Khan, imam of a Margate, Florida mosque, speaks during a press conference to discuss a federal judge's decision to throw out the terrorism charges against him on January 17, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
The U.S. Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden is speaking out for the first time since the May 1, 2011, raid on the al-Qaida leader's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
The first of up to 11 witnesses will testify Monday from an Islamabad hotel. The testimony will be beamed to a Miami federal courtroom via video hookup.
The Pakistani Taleban have warned shopkeepers in a popular market to stop selling "obscene films" and Viagra-style male potency pills.http://www.topix.com/bigpic/mini-cb3e9e3de362867206acf390d5f7a6f0
Dressed in a tuxedo but still sporting a full "Argo" beard, a dazed Affleck sprang onstage and did his best impersonation of the Micro Machines Man during a rapid-fire, rambling speech in which he gave a shout-out to American troops serving overseas, spoke with hallowed reverence of his fellow nominees and likened non-nominee Paul Thomas Anderson ... (more)http://www.topix.com/bigpic/mini-edad274759f950efc7f890b23875e178
The Asian Human Rights Commission expressed concern that the violence against human rights defenders and civil society organizations by the state and religious groups is rising.
Breathing life into intra-ECO trade through the Gül Train
Pakistan Daily Times
Originally meant to be an emboldened avatar of the erstwhile Regional Cooperation for Development, which was formed in 1967 by Iran, Turkey and Pakistan, ECO has struggled to incorporate the Central Asian Republics seamlessly within its fold. However ...
Hanging leads to fears of new unrest in Kashmir
Violent clashes and rigid curfews were long routine in Indian-held Kashmir, where insurgents have been fighting for more than two decades, demanding either a separate state or merger with Muslim-majority Pakistan. The region is divided between India ...
Death toll rises as Kashmir tension persistsAljazeera.com
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Sinister move against Pakistan
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - Anti-Pakistan forces including India and its foreign collaborators have made a sinister move and launched propaganda campaign to poison the minds of people of Gilgit-Baltistan by distorting history. ... In November 2012 ...
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India beats Pakistan in Women's Cricket World Cup
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Email this Article. t('articles.tweet'). increase text size decrease text size. CUTTACK, India – Indian woman cricketers February 7 beat the Pakistani women by 6 wickets to secure seventh place in the International Cricket Council Women's Cricket World ...
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Afzal Guru's Execution to Invigorate Struggle for Liberation of J&K
Zardari Administration has signed agreements to give India access to Afghanistan and Central Asia over its land compromising long held declared policy of not giving India! MFN status or access to its roads until the people of J&K got their right of self ...
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Kainat Soomro was only 13 years old when, she says, she was abducted and gang-raped by four men in 2007.http://www.topix.com/bigpic/mini-72b058578776be92aded8d600aa03ab1
'Siraj wrote novels like 'Paraado Soi Sadd', many stories reflecting atrocities with Sindh and its people besides writing thought-provoking articles and editorials in various newspapers that got major response from literary and social people of the province,' the speakers said.
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford took charge of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan on Sunday as the coalition enters its final stretch of the more than 11-year-old war.http://www.topix.com/bigpic/mini-357362834d5f21704416c44d16859380
Minister for Religious Affairs Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has announced that 180,000 Pakistanis would perform Hajj this year.
Islamabad, Feb 10: Five members of a family - a mother and her four children - were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Punjab province, Geo News reported Sunday.
Supporters of Pakistan's religious group Jamat-ud-Dawa chant anti-Indian slogans during a demonstration to condemn the hanging of a Kashmiri man, Mohammed Afzal Guru, for a deadly attack on India's parliament in 2001.
THE builders are still working on a multimillion-dollar home for Benazir Bhutto's son and heir, but it has already provoked angry accusations that the young leader is out of touch with Pakistan's impoverished population.
Pakistan likely to export 130000 ton potato to Iran, Central Asia
Pakistan is presently exporting commodity at $225-230 per ton but rates are continuing to fluctuate due to stiff competition, India is bookin! g at $210 per ton. They said that Pakistan exported around 125,000 ton of potato in 2010-11. The decline in ...
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North Korea nuclear test: live!
These are the homes of retired generals, well-connected politicians and international aid workers, all of whom might be targets for Pakistani extremists. But one house stands out. Instead of frail, elderly guards armed with shotguns, one house is ...
How will the world react to North Korea's latest bombshell?South China Morning Post
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Hanging sparks protests in Indian Kashmir
One person has been killed after protests broke out in Indian-administered Kashmir despite a strict curfew to prevent violence after the execution of a Kashmiri man convicted in a deadly 2001 attack on India's parliament. Score of people defied the ...!