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Controversial father of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies at age 85
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Controversial father of Pakistan nuclear bomb dies at age 85

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Abdul Qadeer Khan, a controversial figure known as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb, died Sunday of…
India arrests over 500 as Kashmir clampdown challenged
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India arrests over 500 as Kashmir clampdown challenged

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian security forces have arrested more 500 people since New Delhi imposed a communications blackout and…
Taliban say latest round of talks with US ‘critical’
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Taliban say latest round of talks with US ‘critical’

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The seventh and latest round of peace talks between the US and Taliban is “critical,” said Taliban…
Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with US, Saudi
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Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with US, Saudi

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit…
British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade
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British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a…
Iran, Pakistan agree to joint border ‘reaction force’
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Iran, Pakistan agree to joint border ‘reaction force’

After talks with the Pakistani leader on Monday, Iranian President Hasan Rouhani announced the formation of the joint border force.…
Pakistan seizes religious schools in crackdown on militants
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Pakistan seizes religious schools in crackdown on militants

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan intensified its crackdown against Islamist militants on Thursday, with the government announcing it had taken control…
India, Pakistan tensions threaten to derail MBS trip
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India, Pakistan tensions threaten to derail MBS trip

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday, with his business mission under threat of…
Pakistan starts behind-scenes aid to US-Taliban talks
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Pakistan starts behind-scenes aid to US-Taliban talks

WASHINGTON/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Pakistan, long at odds with the United States over the war in Afghanistan, has begun to…
Pakistan activists’ arrests fuel tension with Afghanistan
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Pakistan activists’ arrests fuel tension with Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The arrest of a group of ethnic Pashtun activists at a rally in Pakistan this week rekindled…
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