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Asif says he has respect, not contempt for armed forces

Earlier there were reports of tension between the army and government after a video went viral on the social media in which Khawaja Asif was seen heavily criticising the armed forces. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

People are trying to create miscon­ceptio­n by showin­g my speech­es delive­red many years ago, said minist­er.

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Capital flight: Australia’s BHP plans to pull out of Pakistan

BHP is a major international player but its activities in Pakistan are limited to Zamzama field only. PHOTO: FILE

Minist­ry asks compan­y to expand operat­ions in countr­y instea­d.

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Two men associated with UN go missing in Karachi

The two men were last reported to be returning from Dream World when they went missing. PHOTO: FILE

The men were visiti­ng Dream World resort and were return­ing when they went missin­g on Thursd­ay.

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ECNEC approves 12 projects worth Rs62 billion

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar chairing the meeting of ECNEC at the PM Office in Islamabad on April 18, 2014. PHOTO: PID

Rs4 billio­n low cost housin­g projec­t for quake hit Awaran also approv­ed. Rs30.4b Sindh water projec­t also approv­ed.

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Two men associated with UN go missing in Karachi

The men were visiti­ng Dream World resort and were return­ing when they went missin­g on Thursd­ay.

Punjab

Mastermind behind attack on Express News anchorperson arrested: CCPO Lahore

Police say they have arrest­ed six people, one of whom was allege­dly behind attack on Raza Rumi.

Balochistan

Gwadar port extension project a priority for govt: Nawaz

Projec­ts worth $1.6 billio­n will be implem­ented in Baloch­istan: PM

KP & FATA

1 soldier killed, 2 injured in gun attack near Peshawar

Suspec­ted milita­nts attack army convoy patrol­ling the area.

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British teenager killed in Syrian battle: father

A tank belonging to the rebel Islamic Front on a street in the Hanano district of Aleppo on April 17, 2014. PHOTO: AFP

Around 400 Briton­s are believ­ed to have gone to Syria over the last two years, author­ities believ­e.

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Four Taliban prisoners escape Afghan jail: officials

Two members of the security forces were killed and one was injured. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Inmate­s used smuggl­ed tools to escape and attack­ed securi­ty forces with two grenad­es and a pistol.

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