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Pakistan removes the sect leader from the terrorist watch election

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan has lifted a ban on a sectarian group leader, Muhammad Ahmed Ludhianvi, and removed him from a terrorist watchlist, the government said in a ruling while the electoral commission would now consider whether its group could conduct opinion polls July Ludhianvi is the leader of Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), a radical Sunni group with an offshoot, …

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Pakistan launches observational satellites in July

PHOTO by Dawn / Asia News Network ISLAMABAD – The State Department announced in July the launch of the Pakistani 285 kg indigenous observatory satellite PakTES-1A. Equipped with sensors and cameras, PakTES-1A (19659003) The State Department Spokesman, Dr. Ing. Muhammad Faisal, congratulated Pakistani scientists in a tweet, saying they made Pakistanis proud. Known as the Remote Sensing Satellite (RSS) It …

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India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir; 2 dead, 8 wounded

by Associated Press June 3 at 1:05 AM SRINAGAR, India – Indian officials say they have killed and eight civilians wounded when Pakistani soldiers attacked the posts militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir. The fighting comes barely a week after the two nuclear-armed rivals agreed to stop the fire and dating. Top police officer SD Singh says authorities are trying to …

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India, Pakistan agree to cashmere ceasefire after months of cross-border shelling: The two-way: NPR

Villagers inspect the damage after their home was desecrated in the village of Jara Farm in Ranbir Singh Pura district last week off the Pakistani side of the border. Hindustan Times / Hindustan Times on Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hindustan Times / Hindustan Times on Getty Images Villagers inspect the damage after their house was flared up in …

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Pakistan announces general election on July 25: Presidential spokesman

Pakistan will hold parliamentary elections on July 25, a Presidential spokesman said on Saturday, offering the prospect of the second democratic handover of power in the nuclear state. "The President has approved July 25 as the date for holding general elections in the country," said a spokesperson for Mamnoon Hussain's AFP office. The date was also confirmed by the Pakistani …

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U.S. diplomat involved in the accident allowed to leave Pakistan

by Reuters by Reuters 14. May at 9:49 am A US diplomat allegedly involved in a motor vehicle accident that killed a motorcyclist has left Pakistan, a US state spokesman said on Monday, two days after the diplomat reported was prevented from leaving the South Asian country. "We can confirm that the American diplomat involved in a tragic car accident …

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Pakistan blocks US diplomats after a deadly crash

image copyright Reuters caption CCTV footage has captured a car that shot red and hit a motorcycle Pakistan has prevented a US diplomat from leaving the country after allegedly killing a motorcyclist by red light last month. The local press said on Saturday that a plane was sent by the US to collect Col Joseph Emanuel Hall US officials have …

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Pakistan and the US are restricting diplomats' travels by creating new strains on ties

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan-Pakistan, has issued travel restrictions to United States diplomats on Friday, the latest in a series of retaliatory measures threatening to overthrow already-tense relations to their worst levels in years The same day, the United States refused to allow diplomats working at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington to travel around the city without authorization from within 25 miles. The …

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Pakistan can rescue the doctor who helped the US locate Bin Laden: lawyer

The Pakistani prison authorities have relocated the doctor who allegedly helped the CIA hunt down Osama Bin Laden, his lawyer said Saturday, speculating that this might be a prelude to his release. The continued detention of Dr. Ing. Shakil Afridi has long been a source of tension between Pakistan and the United States. The US Shuts Down Military Assistance on …

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