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Pakistan Taliban favour talks with government but no truce

Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) — The Pakistani Taliban has decided against extending its ceasefire but the dialogue process... (more...)

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Drugs worth Rs.700 crore seized in Punjab ahead of LS polls

Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) — The run-up to the parliamentary election in Punjab is taking the state to a new high.... (more...)

Pakistani Taliban calls an end to ceasefire, but says talks with government to continue

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Pakistani Taliban says it will not renew a ceasefire it called to facilitate... (more...)

Musharraf’s treason case hearing adjourned till April 24

Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) — The special court constituted to try Pakistan’s former president Parvez Musharraf... (more...)

BSF kills Pakistani smuggler, recovers eight kg heroin

Chandigarh, April 16 (IANS) — BSF troopers killed a Pakistani smuggler and recovered eight kg of heroin following a... (more...)

Indian election elicits keen interest in Pakistan (Election Special)

By Nivedita Lahore, April 16 (IANS) — Will Narendra Modi win? Will India get a stable government? What are Arvind Kejriwal’s... (more...)

Militant hideouts attacked in North Waziristan

Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) — Pakistani security forces attacked militant hideouts with helicopter gunships in North... (more...)

FILE - In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on April 4, 2014, when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. The International Women's Media Foundation announced Tuesday, April 15, 2014, that it has created a new award for courage honoring Niedringhaus. The award is funded with a $1 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to improve the lives of the world's poor and marginalized _ often the subjects of Niedringhaus' photographs. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

Women’s media group names courage award after AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — A women’s media group has created a new award for courage honouring Associated... (more...)

CANNIBALISM ARREST

Pakistani brothers accused of digging up human bodies from graveyard, cooking and eating them, again (w/gallery)

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IM suspects planned to bomb Delhi in 2012 with LeT: Police

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) — Indian Mujahideen suspects Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu and Pakistani national Waqas alias... (more...)

More rain, snow in line in Himachal

Shimla, April 15 (IANS) — The hills of Himachal Pradesh will experience more rain and snowfall in the next three days,... (more...)

A Pakistani police officer escorts Farman Ali, center, and Arif Ali, left, two brothers suspected of cannibalism to a local court in Sargodha, Pakistan, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Police raided their house in central Pakistan Monday morning after neighbors complained of a horrible stench. Police officer Zafar Iqba said the men were previously jailed for two years on charges of digging up bodies, cooking and eating them in 2011. (AP Photo/M.I. Haq)

Day after arrest, Pakistani brothers accused of cannibalism appear in court

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KHAWAR KALAN, Pakistan — Pakistani officials say two brothers arrested for the second time on... (more...)

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