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Pakistan signs pact with pro-Taliban militants
Pro Taliban militants and the Pakistani government signed a peace deal on Tuesday, according to Pakistani negotiators.
- A file photo shows rebel tribal elder Maulvi Abbas Khan (right) presenting a copy of the Quran to Pakistan Army Commander Lt Gen Safdar Hussain in Shakai near Wana, South Waziristan. The government and pro-Taliban militants yesterday signed an agreement to ensure "permanent" peace in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
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