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A call for unity

Sir: PML-N chief, Mian Nawaz Sharif, has shed light upon many pertinent issues recently. First, his point of not defining terrorism on ethnic lines is valid. A terrorist need not to be identified as Sindhi, Baloch, Punjabi or Pakhtun as this classification is utterly ridiculous.

Al-Qaeda’s new man eyes Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – One chapter in the Afghan war came to an end with the killing in May of al-Qaeda’s number three and Afghan operations chief Mustafa Abu al-Yazid in a drone attack in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area. The appointment of a new commander, Egyptian

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Suicide car bomber kills soldier in NW Pakistan

MINGORA, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide car bomber shot at guards and detonated his explosives at the gate of a paramilitary base in northwestern Pakistan before dawn Monday, killing one soldier and wounding at least seven other people, said security officials. Elsewhere in the volatile

Pakistan Asks Parties, Clerics To Help Fight Militants

Pakistan’s prime minister has called on political parties and religious leaders to help the state and army fight Islamist militants. Yousaf Raza Gilani, speaking at a meeting of senior provincial and government officials, called for a national conference to formulate a strategy to combat terrorism.