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    20 dead in Pakistan blasts, gun attack

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Twenty people, including policemen and civilians, were killed in a new spate of militant-linked violence in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces on Saturday, officials said.



    Governance

    Ashraf hails Kabul’s decision on visas for Pak traders

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Friday welcomed the Afghan government’s decision on granting multiple visas to businessmen from his country.



    Governance

    Ashraf hails Kabul’s decision on visas for Pak traders

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Friday welcomed the Afghan government’s decision on granting multiple visas to businessmen from his country.



    Governance

    Frank talks with Ashraf to yield results: Karzai

    KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said he had held candid and frank discussions with Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on ways of combating the scourge of terrorism in the region. He hoped the negotiations would be result-oriented.



    Governance

    Pakistani premier due in Kabul tomorrow

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf is scheduled to arrive in Kabul on his first official trip on Thursday for talks with President Hamid Karzai and other Afghan officials on enhanced bilateral cooperation.



    Security and Crime

    10 Taliban killed in Bajaur clash

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Ten militants were killed and two civilians wounded during a clash with security forces in Pakistan’s restive tribal region of Bajaur, near the Afghanistan border, on Thursday.



    Security and Crime

    8 Pakistani police shot dead by militants

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Gunmen on motorcycles shot dead eight policemen and wounded three others in Pakistan's cultural capital of Lahore on Thursday morning, an official said.



    Security and Crime

    Drone strike kills 21 in Waziristan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN):  Twenty-one suspected militants were killed in a fresh US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan, officials said on Saturday.



    Security and Crime

    18 dead in Balochistan bus attack

    QUETTA (PAN): Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a publi transport bus, killing 18 passengers and injuring two others, in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province on Saturday, police said.



    Culture

    Pakistan bans Khabarial website

    KABUL (PAN): The Pakistani government has banned a news website known for releasing critical reports, analyses and articles against the ruling coalition.