Pakistan’s deal with Taliban can’t be at Afghanistan’s cost: Karzai (IANS via Yahoo! India News)

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has expressed anxiety about Pakistan’s deal with Taliban-led militants and warned that Kabul will ‘not only be upset but extremely angry’ if the agreement compromises his country’s interests.

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Pakistan advances clock by one hour to save energy: ministry (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Pakistan will advance the official clock by one hour at the stroke of midnight Saturday to use more daylight time in a bid to conserve energy, the interior ministry said.

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Pakistan economy worst off in 5 years, says central bank (Khaleej Times)

KARACHI – Pakistan’s economic growth hit its slowest pace in five years at below 6 per cent due to deteriorating domestic and international developments, the central bank said Saturday.

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Blast kills three in Pakistan (AAP via Yahoo!7 News)

An explosion near a roadside bazaar in the Mohmand tribal region of north-west Pakistan has killed at least three people.

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Pakistan asked to manage its financial affairs (Khaleej Times)

ISLAMABAD — World Bank has advised Pakistan to manage its financial affairs to avoid more problems for the citizens particularly in the wake of rising international oil and food prices.

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Cricket: Concerned Black Caps can skip Pakistan tour (The New Zealand Herald)

New Zealand’s cricketers will be given an opportunity to miss the proposed tour to Pakistan without any impact on their contractual status, or implications for future selection.

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Cement per bag price further hiked by Rs10

KARACHI: Cement manufacturing organizations have further enhanced the cement price by Rs10 per bag.Cement dealers told Geo News that with the onset of the construction season and large scale export of cement from the county, the manufacturers during the last three days have further jacked up the per bag price of cement by R10 and pushing the minimum price to Rs260 and maximum to Rs295 per bag.

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Pakistan advances clock by one hour to save energy: ministry (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will advance the official clock by one hour at the stroke of midnight Saturday to use more daylight time in a bid to conserve energy, the interior ministry said.

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Pakistan economic growth slows (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Pakistan’s economy will expand by less than 6 percent for the first time in five years amid double-digit inflation and ballooning budget and trade deficits, the central bank said Saturday.

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Pakistan and U.S. ties to remain close: military official (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Defense ties between Pakistan and the United States will remain strong through the next administration despite tough talk from U.S. presidential candidates looking to review the relationship, a top Pakistan military official said on Saturday.

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