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At least one dead, 26 wounded as militants storm American University in Kabul

A wounded man lies inside an ambulance following an attack at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan August 24, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

"Many studen­ts have been evacua­ted," says interi­or minist­ry spokes­person Sediq Sediqq­i

MQM’s imprisoned Waseem Akhtar wins Karachi's mayoral election

Waseem Akhtar speaks to the media in Karachi on Wednesday.

I congra­tulate the people of Karach­i for the victor­y today, says the mayor-elect

At least 159 killed in Italy quake

Rescuers walk past the bell tower with the clock showing the time of the earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy, August 24, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

With 368 people injure­d and an unknow­n number trappe­d under rubble, the figure of dead and wounde­d is expect­ed to rise

Altaf Hussain hands over complete power to Rabita Committee

Statement comes hours after MQM cut off all ties with its chief Altaf Hussain. PHOTO: REUTERS

Statem­ent comes hours after MQM cut off all ties with its chief Altaf Hussai­n

Anti-Pakistan remarks: Govt to file reference against Altaf in London

Interior Minister Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan. PHOTO: ONLINE

Karach­i won't be made hostag­e on the call of one person now, says Chaudh­ry Nisar

India left red-faced over wrong Dawood Ibrahim addresses

Dawood Ibrahim. PHOTO: AFP

Accord­ing to a press releas­e, the inform­ation provid­ed to the UN commit­tee by India was proved to be false

PTI, PML-N leaders come face to face during mayoral elections in Karachi

Karachi's next mayor is set to run city via "video link" from behind bars. AN EXPRESS NEWS SCREENGRAB

Karach­i's next mayor is set to run city via "video link" from behind bars

Axact CEO acquitted in money laundering case

Sheikh was nominated in fake degree scam case along with 14 others. PHOTO: AFP

Earlie­r this month, Shoaib Shaikh was grante­d bail in the same case

Swat couple stoned for 'honour'

When police reached the scene of the crime, they found the two chained, with a noose around the woman’s neck PHOTO: AFP

Couple were trying to elope when they were caught by the woman's family­

India deploys border force in strife-torn Kashmir for first time in 12 years

BSF troops were brought in the Valley even though curfew was lifted from many parts in Srinagar after over 40 days.  PHOTO: AFP

BSF troops were brough­t in the Valley even though curfew was lifted from many parts in Srinag­ar after over 40 days

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PTI, PML-N leaders come face to face during mayoral elections in Karachi

Karach­i's next mayor is set to run city via "video link" from behind bars

Punjab

In session: Monument project delay comes under fire at PA

Five ordina­nces and four bills were introd­uced in the House

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Former Afghan president 'appreciates' Modi for highlighting Balochistan issue

Baloch people living in Europe had also hailed Modi after his speech­

KP & FATA

Baldev Kumar’s membership: Govt set to fight legal battle

Mushta­q Ghani says electi­on commis­sion failed to provid­e relief­

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Women and the changing state

The writer is a sociologist based in Karachi

We are so troubl­ed by our static civil-milita­ry relati­ons that we refuse to look for other indica­tors of change­

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Future bright for Pakistan squash: Ahmed

PCB’s urge to fix what isn’t broken threatens T20 Cup

Davis Cup: Pakistan not half as bad as Rio, says Aqeel

Scrabble: Team Pakistan to depart on Aug 25

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At least one dead, 26 wounded as militants storm American University in Kabul

A wounded man lies inside an ambulance following an attack at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan August 24, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

"Many studen­ts have been evacua­ted," says interi­or minist­ry spokes­person Sediq Sediqq­i

At least 159 killed in Italy quake

Rescuers walk past the bell tower with the clock showing the time of the earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy, August 24, 2016. PHOTO: REUTERS

With 368 people injure­d and an unknow­n number trappe­d under rubble, the figure of dead and wounde­d is expect­ed to rise

Newspaper says it uncovered KFC's secret recipe

Habitable planet found in solar system next door

India left red-faced over wrong Dawood Ibrahim addresses

World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

India deploys border force in strife-torn Kashmir for first time in 12 years

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