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Pakistan Needs Faster Reforms, Deep-Rooted Economic Transformation: World Bank

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan urgently needs to invest more and better in its people if they are to be richer, better educated, and healthier when the country turns 100 years old in 2047, says a new report by the World Bank. Launched on Monday at the Human Capital Summit in Islamabad, …

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Pakistan Releases List of Missing Citizens After NZ Mosque Attacks

Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) has released a list of Pakistani nationals that have been missing after the terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand (NZ), Pakistan Today reported Saturday. These include: Zeeshan Shah, his father and mother, Haroon Mahmood who hails from Rawalpindi, Sohail Shahid, Syed …

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Imran Attributes Islamophobia to the Shooting of A Mosque in New Zealand

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan condemns the attack and contacts the High Commission in New Zealand, Minister of Information says Pakistan can “report” on attack against Bangladesh team, Radio Pakistan reported Friday. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday condemned the killing of two mosques in New Zealand, leaving 49 dead and …

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Taliban: Talks with US Set Stage for Ending Afghan War

Taliban: Talks with US Set Stage for Ending Afghan War

DOHA – Top Taliban leader says their recent negotiations with the United States have achieved “great progress” and he is “very hopeful” the stage is set for ending the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the deputy chief of the fundamentalist insurgent group and head of its “political …

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Tribal Elders Condemn Killing of 8 Pakistanis in Afghanistan

Tribal elders condemn killing of 8 Pakistani in Afghanistan

WANA – Condemning the alleged killing of 8 Pakistani tribesmen from North Waziristan in Afghanistan allegedly by Afghan National Army (ANA), the elders of South Waziristan on Tuesday asked the United Nations, International Human Rights Commission and Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul to probe the tragic incident and provide justice to …

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Pakistan Successfully Tests Thunder JF-17 Long-Range Smart Missile

JF-17

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan – The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has successfully developed an extended-range intelligent weapon, developed from JF-17 multi-role combat aircraft, Pakistan Today reported Wednesday. The weapon was developed, and integrated through the indigenous efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Public affair branch of the …

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Pakistan Returns Indian Arrested in 2012

Pakistan

LAHORE – Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing, Dawn News reported Tuesday. According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012. The official said …

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Turkmen Delegation will Discuss TAPI Gas Pipeline Project in Pakistan

TAPI

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – The Turkmenian deputy prime minister, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov, will visit Pakistan from March 11 to 13, reported Trend news on Saturday with reference to the Turkmen government. According to Trend News, it is planned to hold political consultations, as well as several bilateral meetings, in Islamabad. …

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Pakistan Fully Reopens Its Airspace

Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan – Pakistan on Friday fully reopened its airspace for commercial flights after a week-long closure, aviation authorities announced. The airspace was completely closed to local and international flights following fights last week between the Pakistani and Indian air forces. However, the airspace was partially reopened and flight operations …

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Pakistan Condemns Attack on ‘Political Gathering’ in Kabul

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan has condemned the attack on a ‘political gathering’ in Dasht-e-Barchi Kabul, and said it stands with the people of Afghanistan in their resolve to defeat extremism and terrorism. Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Mohammad Faisal tweeted, “Pakistan condemns reported rocket attack near a political gathering in Afghanistan …

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