Citizens’ Militia Kill 7 Militants in Pakistan Firefight (Fox News)

A citizens’ militia trying to drive out the Taliban killed seven militants in a two-hour firefight in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, police said Sunday.

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Pakistan takes 5th SL wicket

LONDON: Pakistan has got out 5 wickets of Sri Lankan batsmen for 67 in 11.3 overs.

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Pakistan maintains pressure on SL batsmen

LONDON: Pakistan has so far maintained pressure on Sri Lankan batsmen by sending home four players home in the final match of Twenty20 World Cup.Sri Lanka is 54 for 4 in 10 overs.

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Pepco vows uninterrupted power supply during T20 final

LAHORE: Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) Sunday said planning is afoot to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the ICC Twenty20 World Cup final match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.Meantime, the power shortfall has reached 3000 Megawatts.According to Pepco officials, to ensure the uninterrupted power supply during the Pakistan-Sri Lanka match in the Twenty20 final, 100 percent power production will be taken from all the power houses including Tarbela and Mangla, so that the viewers might not face any inconvenience while watching the World Cup final.The power shortfall has led to the increase in duration of power outages and there is shortage of water as well.

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7 militants killed by Pakistan citizens militia (AP via Yahoo! News)

A citizens militia killed seven Taliban militants after coming under fire in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, police said Sunday.

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Pakistan targets al Qaeda hide-out (The Washington Times)

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan | Pakistani forces have turned their guns on the main al Qaeda hide-out, a tiny village known as Jani Khel at the fork of two rivers that lie just east of the point where the tribal areas of North and South Waziristan meet, locals say. The village and surrounding countryside lie on an elevated plateau that rises into the snow-capped peaks of the two Waziristans and is known …

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7 militants killed by Pakistan citizens’ militia (AP via Yahoo! News)

A citizens’ militia trying to drive out the Taliban killed seven militants in a two-hour firefight in Pakistan’s troubled northwest, police said Sunday.

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National junior hockey team arrive home

LAHORE: National squad of junior hockey team Sunday arrived back in Pakistan after playing in Junior World Cup Hockey Tournament.The national squad arrived along with Pakistan Hockey Federation President Qasim Zia and Coach Khawja Junaid at Lahore Airport.Pakistan clinched fifth position after beating defending champion Argentina 4-1 in the position match of Junior Men”s Hockey World Cup in Singapore on Friday.PHF President expressed satisfaction on the overall performance of the team, saying the still better performance could be expected from the team in future.Khawja Junaid was also very glad with the performance of the players. He said national junior hockey team top the Asian teams owing to good performance.Responding a question, he said the team would have to play more matches with the European teams to better its ground action.

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ANALYSIS-Can Pakistan take on the Lashkar-e-Taiba? (AlertNet)

Source: Reuters By Myra MacDonald LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) – If Pakistan’s battle against the Taliban seems difficult, a much tougher challenge lies ahead: deciding what to do about the Lashkar-e-Taiba …

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Pakistan can isolate extremists: Obama (AFP via Yahoo! News)

US President Barack Obama said in an interview Sunday he was confident Pakistan can “isolate extremists” and that the United States had no plans to send troops to the insurgency-hit country.

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