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    6 LeJ militants dead in Karachi gunbattle

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Six militants were killed during a clash with security personnel in Pakistan's port city of Karachi on Thursday, hours after the metropolitan was rattled by a series of explosions, officials said.



    Governance

    Pakistan MPs ask govt to shoot down drones

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Legislators have asked the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to shoot down drones if the United States does not stop violating Pakistan’s sovereignty.



    Governance

    Clinton warned of ISI-Haqqani network links

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton told Pakistan in 2011 about the relationship between the Haqqani network and the ISI, and how the terrorist outfit carried out strikes across the border in Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Imran to block ISAF supplies after Nov. 20

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan on Monday threatened to choke NATO supply lines in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province after assessing the government’s reaction to US drone strikes on November 20.



    Governance

    KP Assembly may ban NATO supplies

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly, which is scheduled to meet on Monday, may pass a resolution blocking NATO supplies through the northwestern province.



    Governance

    Pakistan protests to US, says ties to be reviewed

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad summoned US Ambassador Richard Olson to the Foreign Office on Saturday evening and lodged a strong protest with him over a drone strike that killed Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Hakimullah Mehsud along with his close aides.



    Security and Crime

    Pakistani forces detain Afghan ‘kidnapper’

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A most-wanted kidnapper belonging to Afghanistan has been detained at the Torkham border, a Pakistani newspaper reported on Friday.



    Governance

    Baradar free to meet anyone: Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar remains in Pakistan and is free to meet anyone for talks aimed at bringing peace to Afghanistan, the foreign ministry said.



    Governance

    Sharif calls for effective border management

    KABUL (PAN): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, currently on a visit to Britain, has reaffirmed his country's willingness to offer all possible support for efforts to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan.



    Governance

    Pakistan supports stable Afghanistan

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): A senior Pakistani defence official has reiterated his country's desire to have good relations with neighbours, including stability in Afghanistan.