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Pakistan cricketers take on army in tug of war

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
If you ever had any doubts about Pakistan cricket team's resolve, think again. The players took no other than the Pakistan Army team at Army School of Physical Training (ASPT), Kakul in a tug of war encounter. Pakistani players are participating in a ...
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Nuclear Pakistan has destabilising effects: US expert

The Indian Express - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Nuclear weapons in Pakistan's hands have “corrosively destabilising” effects in the region and provide a license for the country's sub-conventional wars against India, a top American expert has said.
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Transgender activist dies after being 'denied treatment' for gun wounds in Pakistan hospital

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎22 hours ago‎
A Pakistani transgender activist who was shot and allegedly deprived of hospital treatment died of her wounds on Wednesday, the latest victim of a wave of violence against the community.
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Abbas bats for Pakistan players in IPL

The Hindu - ‎12 hours ago‎
International Cricket Council president Zaheer Abbas has said he will ask the BCCI top brass to consider having Pakistan players in the IPL again when he comes to India to watch the summit clash of the lucrative league in Bengaluru on Sunday.

The Panama president has an offshore company in Pakistan. Also owns a flat in Karachi.

DAWN.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
When a reporter asked President Damme why he opened an off-shore account in Pakistan when Panama was a tax haven, he said: 'I didn't do it to evade taxes.
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Pact Between India, Iran To Counter China-Pakistan Alliance: Report

NDTV - ‎21 hours ago‎
A "milestone" pact on the strategic Chabahar Port in southern Iran, which will give India access to Afghanistan and Europe bypassing Pakistan, was among the agreements signed by India and Iran. Both countries also agreed to cooperate on combating ...
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US backs India-Iran Chabahar port deal as it outflanks China-Pakistan Gwadar project

Firstpost - ‎8 hours ago‎
New York: Washington broadly supports India and Afghanistan signing a deal with Iran for a transport corridor opening up a new route to Afghanistan via the Iranian port of Chabahar, as it outflanks the $46-billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ...
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Pak keeps NIA waiting but readies red carpet for BSF

India Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
Five months after the deadly Pathankot airbase attack, NIA is waiting for a nod from Pakistan government to travel across the border to investigate the assault.
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US Senate Approves $800 Million Fund To Compensate Pakistan For War

Town Hall - ‎13 hours ago‎
A proposal for a new fund to pay Pakistan for its assistance in the war on terror has received approval from the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.

A Hit in Pakistan; An Advance in Iraq

Wall Street Journal - ‎10 hours ago‎
Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel talk about a hit in Pakistan, an advance in Iraq, an imbroglio in Israel and a good day for Ukraine.
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Asian Team Championship: Pakistan cueists buckle under pressure

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Pakistan's hopes of winning the Asian Snooker Team Championship title ended yesterday as Pakistan (1), comprising Mohammad Asif and Asjad Iqbal, were beaten 3-0 by India in the semi-final played in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Pakistan closes in on MSCI upgrade

Financial Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
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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US Puts 2 Pakistan-Based Groups On Its Terror Blacklist

NDTV - ‎16 hours ago‎
TGG, based in Pakistan's Darra Adam Khel, is linked to Tehreek-e-Taliban and blamed for multiple attacks, including the December 16, 2014, massacre at the Army Public School in Peshawar, that left 132 schoolchildren and nine staffers dead - the ...

Meet the Female Motorcyclist Riding Solo Across Pakistan

Broadly - ‎15 hours ago‎
Tucking her hair into a helmet, Zenith Irfan, 21, is preparing for a motorcycle ride through the busy roads of Lahore, Pakistan, despite hostile stares and gaping mouths. Lahore's roads are lawless, crammed with donkey carts, horse carriages, and ...

After Italy, Pakistan in talks with France for LNG supply

The Express Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
The French government has designated state-run energy company GDF Suez, renamed as Engie, for signing a commercial contract with energy-starved Pakistan. This is the second European country after Italy that is holding talks with Pakistan for LNG supply ...
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Pakistan to buy AgustaWestland choppers

The Hindu - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The contract for the AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters was signed in Islamabad in the presence of Italy's Ambassador to Pakistan Stefano Pontecorvo, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The Express Tribune reported that the contract is part of ...
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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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Shehzad left out of 22-man probables list for England tour

ESPNcricinfo.com - ‎16 hours ago‎
Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad, who had been left out of the side's training camp on disciplinary grounds at the start of May, was omitted from 22-man preliminary squad for the England tour in July-August as well.
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High school distant dream for most primary schoolchildren in Pakistan

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎4 hours ago‎
A child who completes primary education from a public school in Pakistan may never make it to high school. Eighty one percent of all public schools in Pakistan are primary schools. A new study on the state of schools in Pakistan released by Alif Ailaan ...
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