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New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

...Baba Ahmed, Virgile Ahissou and Babacar Dione in Dakar, Senegal; Michelle Faul in Lagos, Nigeria, and Munir Ahmed in Islamabad contributed to this report.___Follow Jon Gambrell on Twitter at .
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Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...Schreck in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sarah El Deeb in Beirut, Maram Mazen and Merrit Kennedy in Cairo;d Munir Ahmed in Islamabad and Nasser Karimi in Tehran, Iran, contributed to this report.___Follow Aya Batrawy on Twitter at
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Gunmen, bombers kill 11 in Pakistan capital

ISLAMABAD - Gunmen stormed Pakistan's main court complex in Islamabad on Monday, cutting down fleeing lawyers before blowing...government officials. It was the deadliest attack in Islamabad since a 2008 truck bombing at the Marriott Hotel killed...
Afghan government holds direct talks with Taliban

...The talks in an unannounced location in Islamabad come after repeated informal meetings...High Peace Council was travelling to Islamabad to hold the talks. One official from...traditional ally of the group. Still, Islamabad's hosting of the talks raises suspicion...
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Taliban confirm death, choose successor

...talks, which were to have been hosted by Islamabad beginning Friday, had been postponed...the Taliban to the negotiations since Islamabad is believed to wield influence over the...face-to-face discussions was hosted by Islamabad earlier this month. The meeting was...
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Pakistan agog as arrested top model leaves catwalk for court

...she waited in a VIP airport lounge in Islamabad before her Dubai flight. While Pakistani...central prison outside of the capital, Islamabad, including ordering meals from special...Associated Press writer Zarar Khan in Islamabad contributed to this report.
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'They destroyed me. They just killed me'

...justice. Protesters angered by the abuse also demonstrated in Islamabad, while the Lahore High Court ruled against starting a separate...Associated Press writers Jon Gambrell in Cairo and Zarar Khan in Islamabad contributed to this report.___Follow Asif Shahzad on...
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Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder

ISLAMABAD - Rising anger over deadly drone attacks...simmering tensions between Washington and Islamabad after years of public fury over the covert...called for the CIA station chief in Islamabad and CIA Director John Brennan to be tried...
Pakistan's ruling party struggles in election with two party icons dead

ISLAMABAD - The campaign posters for the running for reelection outside of Islamabad and Gilani has focused on helping his...Associated Press writer Zarar Khan in Islamabad contributed to this report.__Follow...
Abduction, attacks mar run-up to Pakistan election

ISLAMABAD - An especially violent spate of killings, kidnappings and bombings marred the run-up to Pakistan's nationwide election...
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