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Pakistan Taliban elect next deputy to be blown up in a drone attack

After the death of Wali-ur-Rehman, the Pakistan Taliban have selected Khan Said as next in line to be blown up in a US drone attack.

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Posted: May 31st, 2013
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Muslim riots peter out on hearing ‘sticks and stones’ rhyme

Violent demonstrations throughout the Islamic world against the US video mocking the Prophet Mohamed have scaled down after the broadcast of the rhyme ‘sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me’ on an Al Jazeera children’s show.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2012
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Pakistani cricketers apply for bails

The Pakistani cricketers convicted yesterday of conspiracy to throw matches in last year’s Test against England have applied for bails.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2011
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Pakistani authorities ‘had no idea’ Royal couple were honeymooning in Abbottabad

‘We had absolutely no knowledge that William and Kate were in the country,’ said a spokesman for the Pakistan government, thus confirming beyond doubt that the Royal couple are in Abbottabad.

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Posted: May 11th, 2011
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US Navy SEAL banned from hide-and-seek competitions for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’

now disappearing 'long-time'The World Hide-and-Seek Federation has taken the unprecedented step of handing a lifetime ban to US Navy SEAL Lance Johnson following an incident in Pakistan last week which led to the death of the then hide-and-seek world record holder, Osama bin Laden.

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Posted: May 8th, 2011
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