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42 alleged IS supporters held in Pakistan

A Pakistani minister says counter terrorism officials in the country’s eastern Punjab province have arrested 42 militant suspects with alleged links to the Islamic State …

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Pakistan’s Shah suspended for doping: ICC – Test found to contain chlortalidone

DUBAI, Dec 27, (AFP): Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah was on Sunday provisionally suspended for failing a dope test by the International Cricket Council (ICC). “Shah …

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Pakistani minorities live in fear after mob killings – Blasphemy allegations unproven

KOT RADHA KISHAN, Pakistan, Dec 23, (AFP): Four-year-old Aliya’s life collapsed last year when her illiterate Christian parents were falsely accused of tossing out pages …

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Pakistan Taleban reject IS leader’s ‘caliph’ claim – US embassy warns of possible terror attac

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19, (Agencies): The US Embassy in Islamabad said it has received information on possible terrorist attacks in the Pakistani capital in late December, …

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‘War on terror’ fails in extremism fight – ‘We keep on getting cancer’

ISLAMABAD, Dec 18, (AFP): Worshippers at the infamous Red Mosque in the Pakistani capital Islamabad still gather in their hundreds for Friday prayers, but the …

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Shopkeeper arrested for banning ‘Ahmadi’

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec 14, (AFP): Pakistani police charged a shopkeeper with blasphemy Monday after he banned members of the Ahmadi minority from entering his shop, …

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16 dead in Pakistan market bombing

A bomb hidden in a bag ripped through a crowded bazaar in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region Sunday, killing at least …

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‘Shooter attended female madrassa in Pakistan’

MULTAN, Pakistan, Dec 7, (Agencies): The woman who with her husband shot dead 14 people in California last week attended one of Pakistan’s most high-profile …

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Women drawn to ‘ISIS’ grows – ‘Propaganda’

WASHINGTON, Dec 7, (Agencies): Islamic State group propaganda is resonating with a growing number of young women and teenagers, complicating US counterterrorism efforts to identify …

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School massacre convicts hanged – ‘They deserved no forgiveness’

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 2, (Agencies): Pakistan Wednesday hanged four men linked to the Taleban’s massacre of more than 130 schoolchildren, with parents of victims saying …

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