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Pakistan Taliban announce month truce – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Pakistani Taliban have announced a month-long ceasefire aimed at reviving stalled peace talks with government. Spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said all Taliban fighters had been urged to “refrain from any activity during this period”….

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Pakistan Talks With Taliban Team Delayed – ABC News

ABC NewsPeace talks between Pakistani officials and a three-member team representing the Taliban have apparently been delayed after government negotiators failed to show up for the first round. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been…

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I am Malala, not at home – The Hindu

The HinduA controversy erupted on Tuesday over teenage activist Malala Yousafzai’s bestselling book I am Malala. when the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government stopped the University of Peshawar from holding a programme on it. Ms. Yousafzai,…

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Ex-leader seeks to leave Pakistan – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeISLAMABAD — Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf wants to undergo medical treatment for a heart condition abroad, defense lawyers in his high treason trial said Friday. The military hospital treating Musharraf submitted a second…

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Bomb kills paramilitary troops in Pakistan – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A bomb ripped through a vehicle carrying security forces inside a Pakistani army compound in the country’s volatile northwestern region Sunday, killing at least 18 people, most of them paramilitary…


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