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Pakistan closes in on MSCI upgrade

Financial Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
For a country so used to bad news, Pakistan has in many respects fared reasonably well in recent years. Terrorism-related deaths have fallen 74 per cent from their 2010 peak, economic growth has accelerated to a solid 4.5 per cent, inflation has fallen ...
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India to bypass Pakistan on the road to Central Asia

Financial Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
India, Iran and Afghanistan have agreed to develop a modern port outside the Gulf as well as road and rail links that would allow New Delhi and Kabul to bypass a hostile Pakistan and strengthen trade between south and central Asia. Narendra Modi ...
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Pakistan Says US Airstrike Saturday Violated 'International Law'

Wall Street Journal - ‎16 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD, PakistanPakistan said Tuesday the American drone strike on its soil that the U.S. believes killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was “against international law,” putting Islamabad sharply at odds with its ally.
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Pakistan included in count of those killed in counterterrorism operations

Stars and Stripes - ‎5 hours ago‎
The inclusion of attacks in Pakistan, nearly all of which have been conducted as CIA covert actions, will significantly boost the overall number of strikes taken since 2009.
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5 Navy Officers Sentenced to Death in Pakistan for Trying to Attack US Warship

The Diplomat - ‎18 hours ago‎
The officers were convicted of planning and orchestrating the September 6, 2014, attack on the Karachi Naval Dockyard located at Pakistan's Arabian Sea coast. The attack was thwarted by Pakistani military personnel with purportedly two attackers killed ...

Pakistan cannot influence Russia's strategic partnership with India- expert

Russia Beyond the Headlines - ‎8 hours ago‎
Petr Topychkanov: Russia's relations with Pakistan are rising, first of all, on the political level. It means that the number of contacts is rising and political relations are much more active than say 15 years ago.

Analysis: Is Pakistan hinting to cap missile development?

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Though the eighth round of the Pakistan-US Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) Working Group hinted at unanimity of views, the devil lies in details of the acronym-studded joint statement.
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ICC President Zaheer Abbas wants BCCI to consider Pakistan players for IPL

The Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Zaheer Abbas, Abbas Pakistan, IPL 2016, IPL, BCCI, Anurag Thakur, A number of Pakistani cricketers took part in the inaugural edition of the IPL.

Opening a can of worms for Pakistan

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pakistan's top-order batsmen have historically made heavy weather of some of the flattest tracks around the world, so it comes as no surprise that in England they have endured a tumultuous time against the moving red ball; especially since the famed ...
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China's supply of nuclear weapons to Pakistan pose threat to US, India, Obama administration warned

The Indian Express - ‎7 hours ago‎
China's supply of nuclear weapons to Pakistan pose threat to US, India, Obama administration warned. The two leading Congressmen have reportedly asked the Obama Administration to spell out what steps Washington will take to ensure that China halts the ...
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US Didn't Warn Pakistan About Drone Strike on Taliban Chief, Revealing Rift

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 23, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD—The killing of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour by an American drone strike in Pakistan over the weekend revealed Washington's willingness to risk a serious rift with Islamabad as it struggles to contain insurgent violence in Afghanistan.
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India's bill on Kashmir map 'factually incorrect and morally unacceptable', says Pakistan

Daily News & Analysis - ‎6 hours ago‎
Seeking to internationalise the issue of India's proposed maps bill, Pakistan has said depiction of the 'disputed territory' of Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of India in the bill is in violation of UN Security Council resolutions and is ...
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Bill to tighten restrictions on Pakistan's aid introduced in US Senate

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎4 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Dunya News) - Bill to tighten restrictions on Pakistan's military aid has been submitted in the Senate. The bill demands Defense Secretary Ash Carter to appear before the Congress and testify that Pakistan is carrying out operation against ...

TAI in Talks to Upgrade Pakistani F-16s

DefenseNews.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
ANKARA, Turkey - Tusas Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is negotiating with Pakistan to upgrade 74 Pakistani Air Force (PAF) F-16 fighters, company officials said.
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Pakistan Army Tells US It Is Concerned Over Drone Strike

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pakistan's military says the country's army chief met with U.S. Ambassador David Hale to express Islamabad's serious concerns over the drone strike that killed the former Taliban leader.
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Gunmen kill 3 paramilitary forces in northwest Pakistan

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A senior police officer says gunmen riding on motorcycles have ambushed a vehicle carrying paramilitary forces in northwest Pakistan, killing three of them before fleeing. The officer Abbas Majeed Marwat says the attackers ...
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Pakistan, China vow to further deepen 'all-weather' friendship

Firstpost - ‎8 hours ago‎
Islamabad: China and Pakistan have vowed to further deepen the all-weather friendship between the two countries. The move came as the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad on Tuesday evening held a reception to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the ...
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Pakistan applies for NSG membership

Daily Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
On Wednesday, Pakistan's Ambassador to Austria Ayesha Riyaz in Vienna formally applied for Pakistan's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Pakistan Aims to Plant a Billion Trees in a Green 'Tsunami'

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pakistan has a sordid history of environmental degradation. Since gaining independence from Britain in 1947, the densely-populated South Asian nation saw nearly all of its primary forests cut down while its population grew by an astounding 600 percent.
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President Pranab's China challenge: Scaling the great wall of Pakistan

Hindustan Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
It came at the last moment. And, that too after India -- for the first time -- had the support of the US, France and UK for the resolution that would have forced Pakistan to act against a man, who has repeatedly targeted India with audacious cross ...
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