June 24: Pajhwok report by Yousuf Zarifi states that NATO and US Forces commander in Afghanistan Gen. Nicholson hopes Pakistan would do all it could to restore peace and stability in Afghanistan. Nicholson was talking at a press conference in Jalalabad, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province after meeting local officials.
Dawn: Big guns rev up campaigning in Islamabad
July 9: Dawn report by Arifa Noor states that in a quiet spot, a short way from the main commercial area of an Islamabad sector, there is a cluster of cars, plastered with election banners and pictures. The PTI’s colors dominate the walls of barely completed plazas. On the first floor, behind glass doors, a crowd of young men sits, some staring at their phone screens while others man the desk.