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Attack on Bakht Baidar Khan, kills six in Dir

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
DIR - Unidentified gunmen opened fire at guest house of a former provincial minister in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today and killed at least six people, police said.
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Darkness descends on Gaza, airstrikes destroy power plant, kill 128

The Globe and Mail - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on the bloodiest day of the 22-day conflict.
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MH17: New sanctions mark biggest Russia-West confrontation since Cold War

ABC Online
10 minutes ago
Written by
Peter Ryan
The broader sanctions from the United States and the European Union mark a new phase in what's now the biggest confrontation between Russia and the West since the Cold War.
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WTI Crude Trades Near Two-Week Low Before US Stockpile Data

Businessweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
West Texas Intermediate crude traded near the lowest price in two weeks before data that will signal the rate of fuel stockpile growth in the U.S.
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New combination of pills curing hepatitis C patients revealed

Business Standard - ‎11 hours ago‎
A new study has revealed a combination of pills that cures 9 of 10 hepatitis C patients and is well tolerated by patients. Researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found the combination of the drugs sofosbuvir and ...
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Zhou Yongkang Put under Investigation - ‎1 hour ago‎
China's former security chief, Zhou Yongkang, is under party investigation, suspected of "serious disciplinary violation.
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Tripoli fire rages as Libya warplane crashes in Benghazi battle

Zee News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Tripoli: A huge blaze raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli's airport Tuesday, while a warplane crashed in Libya's second city Benghazi during fighting with Islamists.
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Afghan president's cousin assassinated by suicide bomber

Washington Post
12 hours ago
Written by
Erin Cunningham
KABUL - Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin was killed at his residence by a suicide bomber Tuesday in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, officials said.
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PTI will cancel August 14 protest soon: MQM

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎9 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Senior members of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Tuesday said authentic sources have disclosed that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan will soon announce to call off their protest sit-down scheduled for August 14 in ...
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Why Muslims depend on the sun and moon

The Observer (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
At the beginning of the week, Muslims celebrated Eid-el-fitr, the feast of ending the fasting of the holy month of Ramadhan. Eid-el-fitr falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal, the tenth month on the Islamic lunar calendar, a calendar is largely based on the ...
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Will not allow terrorists back in Waziristan: Pakistan army chief

Firstpost - ‎7 hours ago‎
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif Tuesday said the "terrorists will not be allowed" to return to the North Waziristan tribal region where a major offensive against militants continues.
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Govt committed to make SMEs more productive in country

Pakistan Observer - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Islamabad—Chairman Board of Investment (BOI) Dr Miftah Ismail said that under the vision of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to generate more employment opportunities and to encourage entrepreneurs, Board of ...
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Past haunts investors amid surge

Hong Kong Standard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Geopolitical jitters failed to sway investors in the mainland and Hong Kong yesterday, with both the Shanghai Composite Index and Hang Seng Index climbing higher.
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Petroleum, diesel prices unchanged.

The Express Tribune - ‎Jul 28, 2014‎
The prices of oil were notified before the Eid holidays. The government is keeping oil prices unchanged for the third month in August.
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US weapons company fined for Pakistan and Indonesia bribes

Arab News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Israeli soldiers check their weapons upon their return from combat in the Gaza Strip at an army deployment area near Israel's border with the besieged Palestinian territory, in this July 23, 2014 photo.
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SIM to be issued after biometric verification - ‎Jul 28, 2014‎
RAWALPINDI: Cellular companies have been directed to stop activation of the subscriber's identification modules (SIMs) on old pattern from July 31.
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Mobile phone services not to be suspended

Pakistan Observer - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Islamabad—The Ministry of Interior has decided not to suspend mobile phone service in any part of the country on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
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Pakistan grabs three medals in Commonwealth Games - ‎6 hours ago‎
GLASSGOW: Pakistan clinched two medals in the Commonwealth Games as Pakistani wrestler Qamar Abbas on Tuesday grabbed a silver medal in a free-style, 74 kilogram category wrestling match.
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Pakistan street children win their second match 6-0 in Norway Cup

Daily Times - ‎Jul 28, 2014‎
KARACHI: Pakistan's street children team thrashed Batnfjord-Reinsfjell FC 6-0 in the Norway Cup Under-16 boys' competition in Oslo's Ekeberg field on Monday.
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Quaid-i-Millat's son Ashraf passes away (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2014‎
KARACHI: Ashraf Liaquat Ali Khan, the elder son of slain prime minister Liaquat Ali Khan and former Sindh governor Begum Ra'ana Liaquat, died here on Monday after a protracted illness.
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Violation of Ramazan ordinance: Cineplex Islamabad shut down for indefinite ...

The Nation - ‎Jul 28, 2014‎
Islamabad- Entertainment-starved residents of Pakistan's capital were deprived of their sole recreation after authorities shut down the city's only cinema hall for screening movies during Ramzan.
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Salman Khan only actor to have seven films in Rs 100 crore club in a row

India Today - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has added another feather to his cap by becoming the only actor to have seven of his films crossing the Rs 100 crore mark consecutively.
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TV stars share Eid memories

Hindustan Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
With hectic work schedules and non-stop shooting hours, most TV actors say that they hardly get time to celebrate festive days like they used to.

Holding the keys to Paris - ‎6 hours ago‎
As new chief concierge at a top 'palace' hotel in Paris, Sonia Papet is part of a tiny elite of women who have entered the traditionally male realm.

Control room for Eid

Pakistan Observer - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Faisalabad—A control room for monitoring administrative and security arrangements during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays has been set up at DCO office.

Sindh keen to fill every vacant slot on merit basis

Pakistan Observer - ‎20 hours ago‎
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - Karachi—Sindh government is in process to ensure that every slot of doctors, surgeons, nurses and paramedics in public sector facilities are duly filled so as to meet any emergency situation.
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Tastier Tomato, Tougher Rice Sought From Genetic Data

Voice of America - ‎Jul 28, 2014‎
The tough but unpopular cousins of two favorite food crops have yielded their genetic secrets. Hardier, tastier tomatoes and more resilient rice for a hungry planet are among the goals.
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Pakistani woman climbs world's seven highest peaks

Times of India - ‎Jul 27, 2014‎
ISLAMABAD: Samina Baig became the first Pakistani woman to climb seven highest peaks in seven continents in under eight months, media reported on Sunday.