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Afghan leader: Taliban peace deal ‘when, not if’
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Afghan leader: Taliban peace deal ‘when, not if’

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during a joint press conference with Secretary General of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg (unseen) at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on November 6, 2018. – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on November 6 Afghanistan's chances for peace were "greater now" than in […]

Next IMF loan will be ‘the last’: Pakistan finance minister
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Next IMF loan will be ‘the last’: Pakistan finance minister

Pakistani vendors wait for customers at a market in Karachi on October 9, 2018. – The International Monetary Fund said October 9 Pakistan has not approached the body to begin negotiations for a possible bailout to stem a balance of payments crisis, hours after Islamabad announced it will enter talks. […]

Six killed in Kashmir, days after India cancels Pakistan talks
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Six killed in Kashmir, days after India cancels Pakistan talks

Kashmiri Shiite Muslims are detained by Indian police as devotees defy restrictions for a Muharram procession in Srinagar on September 21, 2018. Indian authorities imposed restrictions on movement in parts of Srinagar to curtail planned Muharram processions. / AFP PHOTO / Tauseef MUSTAFA An Indian soldier and five suspected militants […]

Pakistan invites Saudi to invest in China economic corridor
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Pakistan invites Saudi to invest in China economic corridor

A handout image provided by the Center for International Communication (CIC), Ministry of Media, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on September, 20, 2018 shows Saudi King Salman (C-R) welcoming Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan (C-L) in Jeddah on September 19, 2018.<br />King Salman hosted Khan yesterday on his maiden foreign visit […]

Pakistan court orders release of former prime minister Nawaz on bail
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Pakistan court orders release of former prime minister Nawaz on bail

Pakistani supporters of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif shout slogans after a court verdict in Lahore on September 19, 2018. A Pakistani court on September 19 ordered the release of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending their prison sentences pending an appeal hearing, his lawyer said. / […]

Pompeo lands in Pakistan seeking ‘reset’ in ties with Islamabad
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Pompeo lands in Pakistan seeking ‘reset’ in ties with Islamabad

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 21, 2018 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo waves to the media during a photo opportunity prior to his meetings with Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikola Dimitrov at the State Department in Washington, DC.US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on September […]

Pentagon moves to scrap $300 million in aid to Pakistan
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Pentagon moves to scrap $300 million in aid to Pakistan

FILES) In this file photo taken on January 5, 2018 Pakistani demonstrators take part in a protest against US aid cuts in Lahore. The US military is seeking to reallocate $300 million in aid to Pakistan due to Islamabad's lack of "decisive actions" in support of regional American strategy, the […]

Imran Khan vows change in first address as Pakistan PM
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Imran Khan vows change in first address as Pakistan PM

In this handout photograph released by the Press Information Department (PID) on August 18, 2018, newly appointed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan inspects guard of honor on his arrival in the Prime Minister House during a ceremony in Islamabad. Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan was sworn in at a […]

Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as next prime minister
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Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as next prime minister

A hand out image made available by the Pakistan National Assembly on August 13, 2018, shows (from L to R) Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Khalid Maqbool , Sardar Akhtar Mengal and others taking the oath as […]

Imran Khan’s party begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests
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Imran Khan’s party begins coalition talks as rivals plan protests

Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) speaks to the media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad on July 25, 2018. Pakistanis voted July 25 in elections that could propel former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan to […]

Pakistan’s Imran Khan wins vote but no majority
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Pakistan’s Imran Khan wins vote but no majority

In this handout photograph released by political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on July 26, 2018, Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party, addresses the nation at his residence in Islamabad a day after general election. Pakistan cricket hero turned politician Imran Khan […]

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan elections
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Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan elections

Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) speaks to the media after casting his vote at a polling station during the general election in Islamabad on July 25, 2018. Pakistanis voted July 25 in elections that could propel former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan to […]

Pakistan’s younger Sharif launches election campaign
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Pakistan’s younger Sharif launches election campaign

Shahbaz Sharif (C), the younger brother of ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and the head of Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz (PML-N), waves to supporters during an election campaign meeting in Karachi on June 26, 2018.<br />Pakistan's forthcoming elections, scheduled for July 25, are expected to pit the PML-N against […]

Pakistani Taliban appoints new leader after deadly drone strike
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Pakistani Taliban appoints new leader after deadly drone strike

A Pakistani worker election posters for provincial assembly candidate Mohammad Abrar Khalil at a printing market during the election campaign in Peshawar on June 23, 2018.<br />The general elections are expected to pit the PML-N against its arch-rival the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party led by former cricket star turned populist firebrand […]

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Six dead after militants attack Pakistan border posts

Six militants have been killed after a thwarted attack on Pakistan army posts along the country’s border with Afghanistan, the military said Sunday. Five soldiers were injured in two separate attacks in Balochistan, a restive province in Pakistan’s south, and the tribal district of Bajaur in the country’s far north. […]