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Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar accuses India of war-mongering: “It is deeply disturbing to hear statements which are upping the ante where one politician is competing with the other to give a more hostile statement”

Read: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/hina-accuses-india-of-engaging-in-warmongering/article4312029.ece?homepage=true

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Praveen Swami on the runaway grandmother… “A relatively innocuous incident spiralled into a series of murderous clashes, before culminating in the killing of Lance-Naik Sudhakar Singh and Lance-Naik Hemraj. Both armies, the officials said, engaged in aggressive action, driven by the still-fraught situation on the Line of Control”

Read: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/runaway-grandmother-sparked-savage-skirmish-on-loc/article4291426.ece?homepage=true

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Assassination attempt on 14-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai | ‘“It’s a clear command of sharia that any female, that by any means plays a role in war against the mujahedeen, should be killed,” said spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan. He accused the media of pouring out “smelly propaganda” against the Taliban’

Read: http://dawn.com/2012/10/10/doctors-to-decide-if-malala-needs-treatment-abroad/

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Pakistan cannot afford to match India’s modern weaponry, says Pakistan’s Defence Minister | ‘The capacity of India and Pakistan to fight was for 20 to 22 days. Now India has inducted a lot of armaments, maybe they can last for 45 days, we will not be able to do so’

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/article2141883.ece

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Asif Ali Zardari is Pakistan’s new Father Of The Nation

Read more: http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/zardari-to-become-father-of-all-unknown-parentage-kids-112567

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Pakistani Army plans ‘tribal purge’ to rid North Waziristan of militants

Read more: http://tribune.com.pk/story/187922/army-plans-tribal-purge-of-n-wazirstan-militants/

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FBI ‘disregarded multiple warnings that the Pakistani-American jihadist David Headley was working with the LeT — two of which came from his own wives’

Read more: http://www.hindu.com/2011/05/30/stories/2011053055700300.htm

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How China backs Pakistan, its ‘all-weather friend’

‘In 1996, when Pakistan was near bankruptcy and contemplating default, I went to Beijing as the country’s finance minister to ask for help… after telling me that China would not allow Pakistan to go bankrupt under my watch, Zhu ordered $500 million to be placed immediately in Pakistan’s account.’ (Project Syndicate) Continue reading

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Four killed and two patrol aircraft blown up in dramatic militant attack on Karachi naval base

Read more: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/201152218582675282.html

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‘The unintended consequences of American funding in Pakistan’ | Lawrence Wright in The New Yorker

The unintended consequences of American funding in Pakistan Read more http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/05/16/110516fa_fact_wright#ixzz1LnNwENFm

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