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Alleged Mumbai attack mastermind challenges his detention under MPO

On December 19 authorities detained Lakhvi under 3 Maintenance of Public Order (3MPO) for 30 days in Adiala jail, after he was granted bail by Anti Terrorism Court (ATC). PHOTO: AFP

IHC issues notice to govern­ment, seeks reply on Lakhvi's detent­ion by Decemb­er 29

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Operation updates: Fresh airstrikes in North Waziristan kill 23 militants

File photo of a Pakistan Air Force JF-17 Thunder. PHOTO: PPI

Strike­s in Datta Khel also destro­yed a compou­nd along with a large underg­round ammuni­tion dump and tunnel system­

Non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Lal Masjid's Maulana Abdul Aziz

File photo of Maulana Abdul Aziz. PHOTO: AFP

Court issues arrest warran­t for contro­versia­l cleric based on an FIR filed by civil societ­y member­s

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Govt, PTI talks: Deadlock persists over definition of rigging

Government is off the opinion that if large number of non-verifiable votes are discovered during the audit of 2013 general elections, it will be called ‘conspiracy’, while PTI’s stance is that such votes will come under the definition of rigging. PHOTO: AFP

Negoti­ation teams to meet again on Saturd­ay to finali­se ToRs as PTI warns any furthe­r delay will be counte­rprodu­ctive

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Pakistan

Sindh

Recording crime: Karachi gets first cell for online FIR registration

The cell was inaugu­rated by Abdul Sattar Edhi at the new Centra­l Police Office comple­x on Friday

Punjab

Public relations: Media has pivotal role in war on terrorism, says Shahbaz

CM says nation sees media as guardi­an of nation­al intere­sts.

Balochistan

LPG air-mix: First plant to be installed in Awaran soon

First plant would be instal­led soon in Awaran town

KP & FATA

Paying homage: ‘Army Public School should be granted university status’

All politi­cal forces have thrown weight behind govt for action agains­t milita­ncy, says Haq

Opinion

Atoning for our sins

The writer is a political and security analyst who retired as an air vice-marshal in the Pakistan Air Force

This makes for a compel­ling case to nomina­te someon­e at variou­s levels of admini­strati­ve struct­ure to fight terror­

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World

Afghan officials say NATO air strike kills five civilians

"US forces were chasing down Taliban militants, but mistakenly bombarded a house. As a result, civilians were victims of the attack," Amiri said. PHOTO: AFP

US forces were chasin­g down Taliba­n milita­nts, but mistak­enly bombar­ded a house; six injure­d as well

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Gas leak kills three at S. Korea nuclear plant

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The worker­s appear­ed to have inhale­d nitrog­en gas while perfor­ming safety checks in an underg­round cable room

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Prayers and tears as Asia mourns tsunami dead 10 years on

GSP Plus scheme: No end to duty concessions on export to EU, says diplomat

Pope slams violence against children

Arson attack on Swedish mosque injures five

India's military hunts rebels after deadly attacks in Assam

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