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Villagers kill rare pangolin

Terrified villagers Sunday killed a rare pangolin in Shah Fatah village of Pasrur as they used bricks, sticks and stones to eliminate the mammal. The locals saw the animal coming out from

Rare quake rocks Australia’s Barrier Reef coast

SYDNEY – Australia’s Barrier Reef district was rocked by an unusual 5.2-magnitude earthquake Saturday, but laid-back locals said they had barely felt a thing.
The tremor struck about 3.30pm local time (0530 GMT) about 124 kilometres southeast of Townsville at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the United States Geological Survey.
A low rumbling was felt at Magnetic Island, a 20-minute ferry ride from the mainland and part of the Great Barrier Reef, according to a

Thousands gather in rare show of national unity

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE – Thousands of cricket lovers on Wednesday assembled in front of big screens installed by Capital Development Authority (CDA) in various parts of the capital city to show the Pakistan-India semi-final match of World Cup 2011.
The screens were installed at F-9 Fatima Jinnah Park, in Blue area on Stock Exchange building and in Jinnah Super Market. The civic body has made elaborate arrangement to show the World Cup 2011 semi final between India and Pakistan to the

Minister’s killing – PPP MPs stage rare show in National Assembly

ISLAMABAD – Law Minister Babar Awan led a token walkout of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) members of the National Assembly on Thursday against the government – which is led by the PPP itself – to join the Pakistan Muslim League-N, PML-Q, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement to condemn the murder of slain Minorities Affairs minister Shahbaz Bhatti and hold the government responsible for it, just as Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani announced a three-day official

‘Rare opportunity available to redeem Pakistan’s honour’

LAHORE – After 33 years a rare opportunity has presented itself to Pakistan to redeem its honour through prosecuting US citizen Raymond Davis, former Finance Minister Mubashar Hassan said speaking to Pakistan Today in an exclusive interview. He said that it was now up to Pakistan to avail this opportunity by denying Raymond Davis diplomatic immunity and trying him at the courts.
This shall raise our prestige amongst the nations of the world, he said. “Pakistan has developed a

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