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News Topic - Pakistan

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Border Closure Hurts Afghan-Pakistan Produce Trade Cross-border fighting between Afghanistan and Pakistan has suspended trade worth millions of dollars and stranded hundreds of trucks loaded with fruits and vegetables at the border, where the produce stands to spoil in the rising heat. Pakistan had tempor
Voice of America | 9 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pakistan Arrests Afghan Women Traveling on Fake Passports Immigration authorities in Pakistan have arrested three Afghan women before they were boarded a flight to London using fake British passports. Officials told VOA two employees of the state-run Pakistan International Airline have also been arrested for ass
Voice of America | 14 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pakistanis protest power cuts, protester killed in clashes PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) A government official says violence erupted at demonstrations against power cuts in several towns in northwestern Pakistan, leading to clashes with police that killed a protester and wounded several. Deputy commissioner Malakand Za
The Seattle Times | 20 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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The city in Pakistan that loves a British hairstyle When BBC correspondent Secunder Kermani wanted a haircut in Pakistan he decided to head for the city known as Little England.
BBC News | May 28, 2017 11:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Want to get lost? Let this couple's blog be your guide Uncover the day-to-day life (and the actual cost) as a couple backpack on less traveled roads through Afghanistan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Georgia and Iran. Name: Lostwithpurpose.com What it does: A twentysomet
Los Angeles Times | May 28, 2017 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan reopens major Afghanistan border crossing The Chaman border crossing was closed last month after the troops from both sides traded fire, leaving 15 dead.
Al Jazeera | May 27, 2017 3:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pakistan reopens Afghan border on 'humanitarian grounds' QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) Pakistan’s military says authorities have reopened the main Chaman border crossing at Afghanistan’s request after shutting it down earlier this month when the two sides traded fire there, killing 15 people on both sides.
The Seattle Times | May 27, 2017 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
Indian army: 4 suspected rebels killed in disputed Kashmir Indian soldiers killed four suspected rebels Saturday along the highly militarized de-facto border that divides the disputed region of Kashmir between India and Pakistan, the Indian army said.
Washington Post | May 27, 2017 04:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NYPD looking for three men in connection with alleged Queens bias attack Police say the 21-year-old victim, a college student from Pakistan, was near 165th Street and 81st Avenue in Hillside when a black van rolled up to him just after 4:30 p.m.
7online.com | May 27, 2017 02:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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Pakistan presents new $50 billion development-heavy budget Pakistans Finance Minister Ishaq Dar Friday presented a $50 billion development heavy budget that also promised a seven percent increase in military spending, a growth rate of near 6 per cent and an appeasement for farmers who protested ahead of the budge
Washington Post | May 26, 2017 4:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend