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    War with India not an option, says Pakistan PM

    Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that war is not an option with India and that only talks can resolve all outstanding issues including Kashmir.Addressing a conference on 'Future of Pakistan 2017.

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    Pakistan rated among most dangerous countries for journalists

    An international index for press freedom places Pakistan among the most dangerous countries for journalists – along with the Philippines and Bangladesh – as the world observed on Thursday.

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    China again blocks US move to ban Masood Azhar

    China on Thursday blocked a bid at the United Nations by the US, France and Britain to list Maulana Masood Azhar, chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militant group.

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    Dina Wadia, Mohammad Ali Jinnah’s estranged daughter, passes away at 98

    Dina Wadia, the only child of Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah, passed away at her home in New York Thursday. She was 98.She was the mother of leading Parsi businessman Nusli Wadia who heads.

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    Pak plans to build several new nuclear reactors, says official

    Pakistan plans to build at least three to four big reactors as it targets nuclear power capacity of 8,800 megawatts (MW) by 2030, the country’s atomic energy commission chairman said.

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    Pakistani wife kills 15 in-laws in bid to poison husband

    A newlywed woman has been charged with murder after a poisoned milk drink she allegedly planned to give to her husband killed at least 15 members of her extended family.

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    Jinnah did not want Partition: Ayesha Jalal

    When [people at American universities] think of South Asia, they primarily think of India and that has been a problem. One had to fight with this limitation. I have never taught a course on Pakistan.

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    Pakistan Army claims to have shot down Indian spy drone

    The Pakistan army on Friday claimed it had shot down an Indian “spy drone” in Rakhchikri sector along the Line of Control (LoC) after it entered its airspace.Pakistan military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor.

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    No to CPEC unless Pakistan provides trade access to India: Afghan President

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that his country will not be a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) unless it is given access to Pakistan's Wagah and Attari border, DNA India reported on Wednesday.

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    Tillerson in Pakistan with a tough message on 'safe havens'

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Pakistan to deliver a tough message on the importance of fighting extremists and driving them from hideouts on Pakistani territory.

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    India to open talks with all parties in disputed Jammu and Kashmir

    The Indian government has announced it will commence talks in the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir with all parties, including separatists who are calling for independence or a merger with Pakistan.

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    Pak beats Sri Lanka by nine-wickets in final ODI

    Pakistan comfortably won the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka by nine wickets, completing a 5-0 whitewash in Sharjah on Monday and marking their ninth consecutive victory in the format.

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    Afghan president bans Pak trucks from entering Afghanistan

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has issued a decree banning Pakistani trucks from entering the country via the Torkham and Spin Boldak border crossings, Tolo News reported.

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    Pakistan High Commissioner meets Indian Foreign Minister in Delhi

    In a first high-level contact between India and Pakistan in months – Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj met with Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood earlier this week, officials have said.

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    Pakistani legislator in hot water after saying he ‘urinates on votes’

    A petition was filed in the Sindh high court seeking his disqualification under Articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution after he said that he doesn’t need to have relations with those who vote for him.

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    US seeks India’s help to ‘keep an eye’ on Pakistan

    US Am­bassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said that India can help the United States in keeping an eye on Pakistan, as Washington cannot tolerate any government that shelters terrorists.

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    Fear and loathing returns for Quetta’s Hazara community

    And when you can’t hide – you run. This is the main reason why Shia Hazara businessmen, professionals and students from Quetta are leaving for Pakistan’s big cities: Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

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    Pak elected to UN Human Rights Council

    Pakistan, along with 11 other countries, was elected as a member state of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council by the body's General Assembly on Monday, securing more than two-thirds of the vote.

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    Can India destroy Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal?

    The commander of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, recently claimed that his pilots have the capability to locate and eliminate nuclear and other strategic targets in Pakistan.

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    FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation

    The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided to suspend the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) immediate effect due to “undue third-party interference.”

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    Will release Hafiz Saeed if Pak govt fails to submit evidence: Lahore High Court

    Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest will be set aside if the Pakistan government does not submit evidence against him, a top court in Lahore has warned.

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    Pakistan no longer dependent on U.S :PM

    Pakistan is no more reliant on the United States for military requirements and will reach out to others if one source [of military supplies] dries up, Pak Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbas said in an interview on Sunday

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    India doing propaganda against CPEC to divert attention from Kashmir: Pak

    India is unleashing baseless propaganda against China Pakistan Economic Corridor and nothing good is expected from New Delhi, Pak Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was quoted as saying by Radio Pakistan.

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    US says CPEC passes through disputed territory

    The Trump administration has informed Congress that it too believes the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passes through a disputed territory — originally an India.

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