Tagged: Pakistan

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Pakistan knows how to defend itself

Holding that as a nuclear-armed country, Pakistan knew how to defend itself, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister’s adviser on foreign affairs and national security, has accused India of acting like a regional superpower, a...

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$100 for a nat’l ID!

Pakistani authorities are investigating officials at the national identity database for allegedly issuing ID cards to militants, including some linked to al-Qaeda, in return for bribes as small as $100. The country’s main spy...

Pakistan Suicide Blast Kills 9 0

Pakistan Suicide Blast Kills 9

The home minister for Pakistan’s populous Punjab province has been killed in a suicide bombing. An advisor on health for the Punjab provincial government, Saeed Elahi, told state-run television that Minister Shuja Khanzada is...

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Ghani slams Pakistan over recent attacks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani lambasted neighbouring Pakistan yesterday over a recent wave of insurgent attacks in the capital Kabul that killed at least 56 people. “The last few days have shown that suicide bomber...

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Pakistan win T20s too

Shahid Afridi and Anwar Ali played key roles as Pakistan ended a successful tour of Sri Lanka with a thrilling one-wicket victory in the second Twenty20 International in Colombo on Saturday. Pakistan recovered from...

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Pakistan takes U-turn on Save the children

Pakistan yesterday suspended moves to close the national branch of the charity Save the Children. The move by the interior ministry comes days after the charity’s main office in the capital Islamabad was shut...