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Pakistani hardline cleric charged with terrorism

A hardline cleric has been charged with terrorism and sedition offenses by the Pakistani government, after he led violent protests to oppose the acquittal of …

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Chinese consulate attack kills 4 in Pakistan; Pakistan detains cleric

Three suicide attackers stormed the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi amid a series of gunshots and an explosion on Friday, but were …

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Pakistan sacks state TV chief over “Begging” caption

  Pakistan has removed the acting chief of state-run television after a caption read “Begging” instead “Beijing” during a broadcast of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s …

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Asia Bibi still in Pakistan jail

One week after the country’s highest court ordered her release, a Pakistani Christian who has spent eight years on death row for blasphemy was still …

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Imran Khan stance against hardliners hailed

Pakistan’s Imran Khan won praise for his stance against religious hardliners Thursday, as demonstrators blocked major roads to protest the Supreme Court’s overturning of a …

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Pakistan overturns Christian woman’s blasphemy death sentence

Islamabad, Oct 31, 2018 (AFP) – Pakistan’s Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a …

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Pakistani penniless billionaires expose money laundering – Tales of corruption, theft

KARACHI, Oct 28, (AFP): It took rickshaw driver Mohammad Rasheed a year to save 300 rupees to buy his daughter a bike, so when he …

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Concerns over Pakistan crackdown

Western nations, including the United States and European countries, have expressed “serious concerns” to Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan about a crackdown on aid …

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US calls on Pakistan to cut off extremists – ‘We’ll hold you accountable’

WASHINGTON, Oct 24, (Agencies): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday renewed calls on Pakistan to curb extremists fighting in Afghanistan, saying Washington was …

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Pakistan hangs child killer

Pakistani authorities Wednesday executed a man convicted of raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, in an incident that shocked the country and sparked riots earlier …

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