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California shooting: Act of individual does not represent a country or religion, says Nisar

ISLAMABAD (Dawn.com): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Sunday referring to the recent shooting in California said that the act of an individual does not represent a country or religion and added that every Pakistani who has a heart and has some understanding will condemn the incident. Nisar termed the shooting as an attempt to malign Islam and Muslims ...

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Pakistan proposes 8 world heritage sites to Unesco

ISLAMABAD (Dawn.com): Pakistan will push for Unesco to include another eight sites, that are of universal value, in its lost of world heritage sites. “These sites are of national and cultural universal importance, and will attract tourists from across borders – that will help Pakistan generate income and improve its soft image,” Ministry of Heritage Joint Secretary Mirza Mashood Ahmed ...

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US wants to promote private investment in Pakistan: Olson

WASHINGTON (Dawn.com): Richard Olson, the new US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has assured Islamabad that the United States intends to promote new private sector investment in the country’s energy sector. In his address to the US-Pakistan Clean Energy Business Opportunities Conference in Washington, Mr Olson emphasised the need for addressing Pakistan’s energy crisis in a fast and effective ...

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California killing: Female assailant was from Pakistan, CAIR claims

REUTERS SAN BERNARDINO: The female assailant gunned down following the shooting rampage in a banquet at a social services centre for the disabled in San Bernardino, California, was of Pakistani origin, claimed Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of CAIR (Council of American Islamic Relations). The couple were married for two years and have a six-month-old baby ...

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Two Military Police officials shot dead in Karachi

DAWN.COM | IMTIAZ ALI KARACHI: Two Military Police (MP) official were killed on Tuesday after their vehicle was fired upon by unidentified gunmen near Tibet Centre on MA Jinnah road. Senior medico-legal officer (MLO) Dr Nisar Shah of Civil Hospital said one of the military personnel, Rashid, was declared dead on arrival at the hospital. The second, Arshad, succumbed to ...

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