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    Lull in Pakistani rocket fire enters 3rd week

    ASDADABAD (Pajhwok): A lull in Pakistani rocket attacks into eastern Kunar province has entered a third week, local officials said on Saturday.


    Aziz reported out of context: Pakistan

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The Pakistani government on Tuesday clarified national security advisor  Sartaj Aziz had been reported out of context. Aziz a day earlier told BBC Urdu that Pakistan was not going to target militants posing no threat to the state.


    NATO exit may fuel Pak-India proxy war: Musharraf

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has warned the departure of NATO combat forces could push India and Pakistan into a proxy war in Afghanistan.

    Business & Economics

    Mosazai wants transit trade pact enforced

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Promising lucrative investment facilities, a top diplomat has urged Pakistani businessmen to explore the Afghan market for boosting bilateral trade.


    Aziz lodges protest with US ambassador

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan on Wednesday conveyed its protest to the United States over the latest Pentagon report on the current security situation in Afghanistan.

    Security and Crime

    60 dead in Lahore blast claimed by 2 outfits

    KABUL (Pajhwok): As the death toll from in a blast near the Pakistan-India border rose to 60 in Lahore, two outlawed outfits claimed responsibility for the suicide attack in Wagah.

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    20 militants killed in Khyber airstrikes

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Twenty insurgents were killed early on Sunday when Pakistan Army jets pounded their hideouts in in the semiautonomous tribal region of Khyber near the Afghanistan border, a media report said.

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    Strike over Hazara killings cripples Quetta

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The capital of Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province was paralysed by a strike on Friday, a day after the killing of nine members of the minority Hazara community.


    Trust deficit with Kabul to be bridged: Aziz

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Kabul and Islamabad have agreed to bridge the trust deficit, avoid the blame game and focus on constructive engagement and economic cooperation, a top Pakistani diplomat said on Monday.

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    9 militants killed in Khyber operation

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine militants were killed and 10 others injured in an ongoing operation in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber Agency, bordering Afghanistan, on Friday.