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Tag Archives: pakistan

Buddha ‘footprints’ returned to Pakistan

NEW YORK, April 28, (AP): An ancient stone sculpture of Buddha’s footprints that was smuggled into the United States and had been expected to sell …

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Pakistan holds 6 in Sikh assassination

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, April 25, (RTRS): Police in northwestern Pakistan on Monday arrested six people accused of gunning down a Sikh political figure, attributing the killing …

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Afghan leader urges Pakistan to wipe out Taleban

KABUL, April 25, (Agencies): President Ashraf Ghani said Afghanistan faced a terrorist enemy led by Taleban “slaves” in Pakistan in a sombre speech to parliament …

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7 Pakistani police guarding polio team shot down

 KARACHI, April 20, (AFP): Gunmen on motorcycles gunned down seven policemen guarding a polio vaccination team in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi on Wednesday, officials …

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Skepticism remains over Pakistan’s ability to end militant violence – Tackling ‘terror’ is political minefield

ISLAMABAD, April 6, (AP): Tackling extremism is a political minefield in Pakistan, where politicians openly consort with leaders of banned militant groups and sympathy exists …

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Pak arrests Russian seeking bride in north

CHITRAL, April 2, (AFP): A Russian national who went to Pakistan in search of a wife has been arrested and is being questioned by intelligence …

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Pakistan bomber kills 65

LAHORE, Pakistan, March 27, (Agencies): At least 65 people were killed and more than 200 injured when an apparent suicide bomb ripped through the parking …

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Musharraf leaves for Dubai after ban lifted

KARACHI, March 18, (AFP): Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who faces charges of treason and murder, left the country early Friday for what his …

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Pakistan says won’t go to World T20 without security guarantee – ‘Threats from extremists are concerning’

ISLAMABAD, March 10, (AFP): Pakistan’s interior minister Thursday ruled out sending the national cricket team to India for the World Twenty20 until security assurances come …

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Young Pak female boxers punch through gender barriers – Growth of sport for both genders dogged by lack of adequate facilities

KARACHI, Pakistan, Feb 29, (RTRS): In a dense and dusty neighbourhood in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, eight young girls lined up against a …

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