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News from South Asia, Tuesday 4th June 2013

Pakistan: Zee News: Pakistani political party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman has dismissed the idea of the party participating in peace talks with the Taliban. “In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Rahman said neither has there been any contacts, nor has the government approached the JUI-F regarding the talks, reports The Nation. […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 3rd May 2013

Pakistan: New York Times: The lead prosecutor in the Bhutto killing and Mumbai attacks has been assassinated. “Assailants opened fire on Chaudhry Zulfikar Ali as he was leaving his home in a suburb of the capital, Islamabad, for a court hearing in which the former military leader, Pervez Musharraf, faces charges in relation to Ms. […]

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News from South Asia, Thursday 25th April 2013

Pakistan: Dawn: There have been blasts in Quetta, Karachi, Peshawar and DI Khan since Tuesday night which have killed 11 people, injured over 70 and raised concerns over security in the upcoming elections. “Another explosion rocked Quetta Wednesday evening, the ninth blast in three different provinces of Pakistan in the last 24 hours, raising fears for deteriorating […]

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News from South Asia, Wednesday 10th April 2013

Pakistan: Miami Herald: Gunmen shot and killed a policeman protecting a team of female polio workers in northwestern Pakistan. “No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks but suspicion has fallen on Islamic militants. Some have voiced opposition to the campaign, accusing health workers of acting as spies for the United States and claiming the vaccine is […]

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News from South Asia, Friday 5th April 2013

Pakistan: BBC: The coming days may present security threats for Pakistan’s secular political parties. “The PPP is one of three parties recently named by a spokesman of the Pakistani Taliban as ‘legitimate’ targets for militant attacks during the elections, due in May. The other two parties on the hit list are the Karachi-based MQM, and the Pashtun […]

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News from South Asia, Monday 4th February 2013

Pakistan: Sky News: Twenty three people were killed on Saturday during an attack by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan on an army checkpoint in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “The Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the attack on the isolated post at Lakki Marwat was in response to a US drone strike in neighbouring North Waziristan last month, which killed […]

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