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Pakistan to tell US won’t accept limits

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON, Oct 22, (Agencies): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will tell US President Barack Obama this week that Islamabad will not accept limits on its use of small tactical nuclear weapons, Pakistani officials said on Wednesday. Pakistan insists smaller weapons would deter a sudden attack by its bigger neighbour India, …

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Pakistan clerics say veils not in ‘Sharia’

ISLAMABAD, Oct 20, (AFP): Pakistan’s top religious body has said women are not required to cover their faces, hands or feet under Islamic Sharia law, a rare judgement from the conservative council of clerics seen as “encouraging” by rights activists Tuesday. The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), which was formed …

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Won’t allow even a shadow of DAESH: Pak – Bomb kills pro-govt tribal elder in Pakistan

LONDON, Oct 4, (AFP): Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif has said that his country wold not allow “even a shadow” of Islamic State and termed the group a greater threat than al-Qaeda. “As far as DAESH (Islamic State) is concerned, in Pakistan, even a shadow of DAESH would not …

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Pakistani pilots’ strike grounds some 51 flights

ISLAMABAD, Oct 3, (AFP): Some 51 flights scheduled by the Pakistani flag carrier have been cancelled in three days after pilots refused to work following a dispute over conditions, an airline spokesman said Saturday. “Due to pressure from PALPA (Pakistan Airline Pilots’ Association) so far 51 flights have been cancelled …

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