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    Pakistan anger at video games that depict country as terrorist haven.

    Pakistan anger at video games that depict country as terrorist haven Pakistani shopkeepers are boycotting two new video games which they say portray the country as a failed state, riddled with terrorism and where security forces are in league with al-Qaeda. Medal of Honor: Warfighter is a...
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    Who are the terrorists that Islamic militants want freed?

    Who are the terrorists that Islamic militants want freed ? (l-r) Aafia Siddiqui and Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman / GETTY IMAGES In the latest development surrounding the bloody three-day hostage standoff at a natural gas plant in the Sahara, Algeria's state news service reported that nearly 100...
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    Pakistani husband-wife gang who arranged bogus migrant marriages jailed.

    JAILED, GANG WHO ARRANGED BOGUS MIGRANT MARRIAGES The house where the scam was run from Saturday January 19,2013 By Paul Jeeves A FATHER-of-five who ran a sham marriage scam to sneak Pakistani men into Britain has been jailed for six years. Working from his suburban home, Talib...
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    The real narrative of Islamic republic of Pakistan.

    The ‘real’ Pakistan By S Gurumurthy 16th August 2012 12:44 AM The soft story of the ‘official’ Pakistan, which glorifies its pre-Islamic past, hides the terrible narrative of the ‘real’ Pakistan — the Islamic Pakistan. The ‘real’ Pakistan has emerged as a global evil. See how the West...
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    Embrace: where philanthropy, innovation and entrepreneurship meet.

    Embrace: where philanthropy, innovation and entrepreneurship meet In one of those incidents that are unbelievably inhuman, a five day old baby died in Jalandhar, Punjab, when the doctors took her out of an incubator because the baby’s parents could not pay Rs 200. In distant Bangalore, Jane...
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    Dearth of academic research in Pakistan.

    Dearth of research From the Newspaper | Huma Yusuf I RECENTLY heard about a young Western academic who spent a decade in rural Punjab conducting ethnographic research for his PhD. On completing the degree, he took up a research position in India. Why border-hop and abandon the networks...
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    Selling uranium to India could make world safer.

    Selling uranium to India could make world safer. August 8, 2012 Crispin Rovere The question of uranium exports to India has cut fissures in Australian society almost as deep as the mines from which the mineral is extracted. Nevertheless, exporting uranium to India may actually help...
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    Jack Jacob: The general who saved India from more war.

    Jack Jacob: The general who saved India from more war By Aimee Ginsburg · August 6, 2012 NEW DELHI, India (JTA) -- Lt. Gen. Jack Jacob, a national hero in India for likely saving hundreds of thousands of lives, is planning to fade away. “I’ve just had my 89th birthday,” he says, “I...
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    A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones.

    A Mafia in FATA: Haqqanis and Drones. By Myra MacDonald August 4, 2012 It took author Gretchen Peters two years working with a team of researchers to compile a detailed report on the Haqqani network. Published by the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, it is a comprehensive study...
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    The crisis in Pakistan’s jihadist community.

    The crisis in Pakistan’s jihadist community By Arif Rafiq Published: July 11, 2012 The writer is an adjunct scholar with the Middle East Institute and president of Vizier Consulting, LLC. He tweets at @pakistanpolicy This week, thousands of protesters marched along GT Road from Lahore...
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    Pakistan : A distasteful evening's reminder.

    Pakistan a friend? Try the word fiend By C.W. GUSEWELLE The Kansas City Star To speak of Pakistan as America’s partner in the war against global terrorism is both an abuse of fact and an insult to the public’s intelligence. The better description of that chaotic and incompetently...
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    Mass Pakistani-Bangladeshi migration leading to increased forced marriages.

    Forced marriage will be a problem for as long as we have mass migration Ed West Ed West is a journalist and social commentator who specialises in politics, religion and low culture. He is @edwestonline on Twitter. Forced marriages - a practice imported from abroad One of the most...
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    Emerging nations lead increasing output in research and publishing workflow

    Emerging nations lead increasing output in research and publishing workflow For years, Western European nations and North America were at the center of the scholarly publishing community. Globally submissions continue to rise, but countries such as China and India are increasing their research...
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    Pakistan army must transcend its narrow institutional interests.

    Pakistan army must transcend its narrow institutional interests Pakistani generals have often precipitated the very outcome they seek to forestall by trying to punch far above their weight. The summit in Chicago did not go well. The almost daily drone strikes, the standoff over Dr Afridi...
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    Indian schoolboy genius solves 350 year-old Particle dynamics theories.

    Schoolboy 'genius' solves puzzles posed by Sir Isaac Newton that have baffled mathematicians for 350 years Shouryya Ray put the historical breakthrough down to 'schoolboy naivety' Modest Shouryya began solving complicated equations as a six year old but says he's no genius By...
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    Ek Zardari sab par bhaari.

    Presidency says $1 million paid to Ajmer Sharif from exchequer Umar Cheema Friday, May 18, 2012 ISLAMABAD: Finally, a million dollar question has been answered. President Asif Ali Zardari’s hefty donation for Dargah Ajmer Sharif is from the taxpayers’ money that, according to the Dargah’s...
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    Pakistanis: The Face of poverty in Canada.

    Pakistani-Canadians: Falling below the poverty line Pakistan-born immigrants are the new face of poverty in urban Canada. The Canadian census revealed that 44 per cent of Pakistan-born immigrants fell below the poverty line making them the second most poverty prone group of immigrants in...
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    Cricket stadiums stand empty in Pakistan.

    Cricket stadiums stand empty in Pakistan By AFP Published: May 10, 2012 Former ICC president says PCB’s strategy is totally wrong; they are like begging teams to come which is wrong. PHOTO: RASHID AJMERI/FILE KARACHI: National Stadium in Karachi was once a dusty, sweaty hell for...
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    'The Taliban are Pakistani military without uniforms'

    'The Taliban are Pakistani military without uniforms' In the wake of the first anniversary of Osama Bin Laden's killing by American elite troops, DW takes a closer look at Pakistan's "other" war in a rare interview with a prominent Baloch leader. Hyrbyar Marri is the fifth son of Nawab...
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    How Pakistan Lets Terrorism Fester.

    How Pakistan Lets Terrorism Fester By HUSAIN HAQQANI Published: May 10, 2012 ON the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death last week, Pakistan was the only Muslim country in which hundreds of demonstrators gathered to show solidarity with the dead terrorist figurehead. Yet rather than...

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