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111 injured, 70 killed in Mohmand suicide attack

PESHAWAR,Pakistan News : The suicide attack in Yaka Ghand area of Mohmand Agency Friday killed 70 people and injured 111 others. Outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan have claimed the responsibility of the attack. TTP spokesman Ikramullah Mohmand telephoned Geo News from unknown location and claimed the responsibility of the attack, saying the target were members of the Ambar Aman Committee who were present in Assistant Political Agent’s office at the time of the attack. Sources said a suicide bomber blew up himself outside political agent’s office in Tehsil Yeka Ghand at 9:30 am on Friday. The high intensity blast, heard across a wide radius, completely destroyed 30 shops in Yaka Ghand bazaar including two hotels while roof of a nearby house caved in. Political Agent Amjad Ali Khan told media that 65 people were killed and 104 wounded in the incident. Four personnel of Khasadar Force are also among the dead. According ...
 

July 10, 2010
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Pakistan, US Agree To Step Up Efforts Against Terrorism

Pakistan and the United States (US) officials discussed ways to increase law enforcement cooperation and combat terrorism at the final sectoral group meeting of the United States-Pakistan strategic dialogue. This is the first time, this group has met since Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi animated the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue in Washington D.C, in March this year. The Pakistan side was led by Interior Minister Rehman Malik and the US side was co-chaired by Ambassador Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counter-terrorism, US Department of State; and Bruce Swartz, US Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice. Both sides were assisted by senior officials from relevant departments and ministries. The US delegation praised Pakistan’s efforts in addressing the terrorist threat and recognized the courage and extraordinary sacrifices made by Pakistan’s law enforcem...
 

July 10, 2010



 
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Landlords Are Above The Law In Pakistan: Altaf

MQM chief Altaf Hussain said that double standard has been witnessed at every level in the country while big landlords are above the law. In a telephonic address in a seminar on inflation, he said that the country is passing through difficult times but landlords and industrialists are becoming rich day by day. He said that the poor are committing suicide due to abject poverty and inflation and giving poison to their children. He appealed to the poor parents to show courage and face the challenges. Altaf condemned the terror attack in Momhand Agency.
 

July 10, 2010
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Gilani For Pak-US Concerted Efforts To Bridge Trust Gap

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said Pakistan and the United States (U.S.) must undertake concerted efforts to bridge the trust gap that persists unfortunately with the potential dilution of common interest in combating against terrorism. The PM said the government of Pakistan has done its utmost to strengthen cooperation with the United States in sharing intelligence and in the fields of defense to eliminate the threat of terrorism and militancy of its territory. The Prime Minister spoke to U.S. Senator Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and U.S. Senator Jack Read, committee member who called on him here at the Secretariat pm Friday. He said that the entire Pakistani nation has worked in harmony with the efforts together to fight against the threat of terrorism and extremism. Pakistan expected to friendly countries like the United States to share with him information that is credible and achievabl...
 

July 10, 2010



 
World News
 

Heavy Rains And Flooding Kill 15 In Southern China

Heavy rains brought more floods to some regions of southern China, killing at least 15 people and forcing more than 100,000 people to flee their homes, state media reported on Friday. Torrential rains have battered many of China’s southern provinces over the past two months, triggering floods and landslides that have killed almost 400 people this year and caused losses of around 10 billion US dollars. State television broadcast images of flood damage in Jiangsu, Fujian provinces, and Chongqing, where heavy rain caused all train services to be suspended on Friday. Torrential rains have also hit China’s central Hunan and Hubei province, damaging road networks and power supplies. Flooding in western Qinghai province earlier this week killed at least 25 people, state news agency Xinhua said.
 

July 9, 2010



 
Pakistani News
 

Another 6 Parliamentarians’ Degrees Declared As Fake

HEC declared the BA degrees of another six parliamentarians as fake, Dunya News reported on Friday. Mazhar Hayat of PML-N has also been notified as holder of a fake degree. HEC sources told Dunya News that the Venona State University did not verify Mazhar Hayat’s degree. Also, BA degree of Balochistan’s Senator Nawabzada Muhammad Akbar has been declared as fake by Abdul Latif Bhitai University, while a seminary sanad of a Balochistan MPA Abdul Samad has also been rejected by HEC. Seminary sanads of Two Khyber Pakhtunkhawa assembly members Abdul Qayyum Khan and Syed Javed Hussain have also been cancelled by the Higher Education Commission. Besides, Wali Muhammad’s sanad was also declared as fake.
 

July 9, 2010