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Police say two UN workers ‘likely’ abducted in Karachi

Police said the missing are Hyderabad residents who were visiting Karachi for leisure. Their phones are switched off.

Road accident kills 35 in Hub

According to officials, a collision between two passenger buses and a petrol tanker killed 35 people earlier today.

Malakand missing persons: SC orders report within 30 days

A 3-member SC bench directs relevant authorities to submit a report within 30 days on Malakand missing persons’ case.

Woman, four kids injured in Jamrud blast

The bomb was planted outside a house in Ghandi village near Jamrud, the main town of Khyber tribal region

Delays increase costs of 627 development projects, PAC told

The Planning Commission told PAC that the cost of 627 development projects have gone up due to delays in completion.

Peace talks: Clerics demand immediate ceasefire from both sides

Urging the Taliban to "speak the language of peace", religious clerics urged both sides to end fighting immediately.

Negotiators to meet TTP leadership in North Waziristan

Professor Ibrahim and Maulana Yousaf Shah to attend Pakistani Taliban shura meeting chaired by Sheikh Khalid Haqqani.

Bomb kills three security personnel in Awaran: officials

The security convoy was traveling from Wadh to Bela when it struck a bomb planted on the roadside

PM meets Army chief, discusses national security

The two discussed the Taliban offer of peace talks and the prospects of a targeted operation against terrorists

Taliban bombing near GHQ kills 13

Six army personnel and seven civilians were killed in the bombing in Rawalpindi which police said was a suicide attack

Medical board be formed to assess Musharraf's condition: court

The court moreover granted General (retd) Pervez Musharraf exemption from appearance at proceedings until Jan 23.

Three major-generals promoted: ISPR

The ISPR released a notification announcing the promotion of 3 major-generals of Pakistan Army to lieutenant-general.

ECP issues schedule for Punjab LG polls

The ECP has limited campaign expenditure to a maximum of Rs 200,000, and has also prohibited rallies during the period

Shia cleric Allama Nasir Abbas shot dead in Lahore

Abbas was attacked near FC College Underpass by unidentified armed motorcyclists on Sunday night.

ASWJ ends protest after govt assurance

The party was protesting the killing in Lahore of its Punjab president, refusing to bury the body of the slain leader.

Missing persons case: IG FC issued contempt of court notice

Meanwhile, the SC rejected the defence minister’s request for further time to produce the remaining 30 missing persons.

Opposition leader demands fresh census in Pakistan

Khurshid Shah wrote a letter to the prime minister and demanded that new census should be conducted.

SC gives govt until Dec 5 to produce 'missing persons'

The court also gave a final warning to the IG FC to appear in court on Thursday or face contempt of court charges.

Nawaz hopes to fortify ties with India

He has called on the neighbouring country to solve all issues including Kashmir through diplomatic channels.

No more drone strikes during Taliban talks, US assures Pakistan

Sartaj Aziz said the US has assured it would not carry out any further drone strikes during peace talks.


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