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    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.



    Governance

    Khar to attend Tokyo conference

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar would participate in the upcoming Tokyo conference on Afghanistan.



    Security and Crime

    5 killed in latest Waziristan drone strike

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Five people were killed when a US drone fired several missiles into a compound in Pakistan’s troubled northwestern tribal region of North Waziristan near the Afghan border, sources said on Sunday.



    Security and Crime

    Allen, Kayani discuss terror threats

    KABUL (PAN): NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan Gen John Allen held high-level military talks with Pakistan, focusing mainly on the pressing terrorism threats troubling both countries.



    Governance

    Kabul protests missile attacks from Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Afghan ambassador to Pakistan on Thursday lodged a strong protest with the Pakistani foreign ministry in Islamabad over recent cross border missile attacks into the eastern Afghan province of Kunar.



    Security and Crime

    US refutes Pak claims against safe havens

    WASHINGTON (PAN): The United States has strongly refuted Pakistani allegation that NATO and Afghan forces are taking action against safe havens inside the country.



    Security and Crime

    Drone strike kills 5 in Waziristan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN):  Five people were killed in a US drone attack in the North Waziristan, while leader of Aman Lakhar shot dead in Peshawar city, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.