Pakistan Taliban confirm leader’s death (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s extremist Taliban movement acknowledged Tuesday that its leader, Baitullah Mehsud, had died in the aftermath of a U.S. drone missile attack early this month and confirmed that two men would replace him.

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Pakistan Taliban threatens to avenge leader’s death (Channel NewsAsia)

PESHAWAR, Pakistan : Pakistan’s new Taliban leader is threatening to avenge a US missile strike that killed his predecessor, but analysts said Wednesday the extremist outfit has been greatly weakened.

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Pakistan News

Real beat Norway?s Rosenburg Club

MADRID: Spanish football club Real Madrid defeated Rosenburg Club of Norway by four goals in a friendly football match here Monday.

Real Madrid made the match one-sided scoring three goals in first half.

Karim Benzema made the first goal for the hosts and later, Lasdiara succeeded in making second goal.

Then, Benzema netted another goal to get Rial Madrid a 3-0 lead before the first half ended.

The fourth goal for Real Madrid was scored by Raul Gonzales and thus the team won the match by four goals.

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Pakistan News

PSO?s receivable dues approach Rs93b

KARACHI: The dues of Pakistan State Oil owed by various institutions rose to Rs93 billion, Geo News reported Tuesday.

According to sources privy to the industry, if the PSO does not get Rs40 billion by August 27, then the PSO will land into hot waters.

The sources said PSO is to receive Rs36 billion from Hub Power Company, Rs29 billion from Wapda and Kot Addu Power Company owes dues of Rs19 billion to the PSO.

The sources further said the PSO is to receive Rs5 billion from government under Price Differential Claim; while, it has Rs4 billion receivable from various other institutions.

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Alzheimer?s disease warning signs

?Alzheimer?s disease? is the term used to describe a dementing disorder marked by certain brain changes, regardless of the age of onset. Dementia is a

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CJ lashes out at NAB courts

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry Wednesday said the performance of the Accountability Courts is unsatisfactory.

The CJ said this while hearing of the Islamabad Stock Exchange scandal in Supreme Court.

The CJ said neither the performance of these courts is satisfactory; nor are the cases being dispensed with speedily.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by the Chief Justice warned the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on incomplete probe into the Islamabad Stock Exchange scam and demanded the details of the people involved in the scandal by the next hearing of the case.

In the previous hearing, the SC demanded the list of those arrested people, against whom no reference was presented.

Also, the NAB was directed to present the record of those people who are not being presented before cases despite the cases against them.

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Pakistan News

Fisherfolk to get financial support during ban?

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Sindh Fisheries Minister Zahid Ali Bhurgri said on Tuesday that Pakistani fishermen arrested and detained by Indian maritime forces w

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Pakistan Taliban threatens to avenge leader’s death (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Pakistan’s new Taliban leader is threatening to avenge a US missile strike that killed his predecessor, but analysts said Wednesday the extremist outfit has been greatly weakened.

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Bugti?s son moves court to book Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: A petition seeking the registration of a police case against General Pervez Musharraf and his close aides for the ?assassination? of Nawab

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Baitullah?s death finally confirmed by Taliban

PESHAWAR: The defunct Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has finally confirmed the killing of their top commander Baitullah Mehsud in the August 5 drone

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