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Pak militants shut tribal area office

Pro-Taliban Islamic militants have shut down an office they had set up to fight crime in a restive Pakistan tribal region, amid concerns it could be seen as a challenge to government authority, an official said on Sunday. The office in Miran Shah, the main town in northwestern Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal area, was closed over the weekend also because it projected a “negative perception” about the recent peace deal between militants and the government, said a spokesman for the government department supervising the semiautonomous area. Full Story

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