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One injured in a hand grenade attack by Islamic State on office of television channel

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Video editor of “ARY News” television channel was injured in attacked by militants of Islamic State (IS) on January 13, in Islamabad the capital of Pakistan. The attackers on a motorcycle hurled a hand grenade and fired shots at the office. The security guard tried to catch the attackers but not succeeded. Omar Hayat, a […]

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Islamic State-backed radio resurfaces

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PESHAWAR: Although Pakistani soil is no longer used by militants to transmit messages of violence and extremism, the country’s airwaves are being polluted by three stations from across the border in Afghanistan. The most recent addition is the Radio Khilafat station of the Islamic State (IS). The station has traumatised locals not only in the […]

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IS khilafat radio could also be heard in Pakistan

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Anti-government radio , “Voice of the Caliphate”, launched in Afghanistan by the Islamic State (IS) is also being heard in tribal areas of Pakistan, a local media reported. According to the local media, the radio broadcast can be heard in Halimzai Tehsil of Mohmand Agency. The brodcast begins after Maghrib and lasts for an hour. […]

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Dr Waheedur Rehman murder case: Investigators seek details of 10 KU students

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KARACHI: A week has passed since the murder of Karachi University (KU) assistant professor Dr Syed Waheedur Rehman but the police have been unable to make any breakthrough. Investigators have, however, sought the details of 10 university students from the KU administration for some clues. Dr Rehman, an assistant professor at KU’s mass communications department, […]

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Gauging media freedom

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THE report released on Thursday by Reporters Sans Frontières reminds us that politics around the world today has inevitably taken a heavy toll on media freedoms, squeezing both the public’s right to know and journalists’ duty to inform. “Press freedom … is in retreat in all five continents,” said the RSF 2015 World Press Freedom […]

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