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Pakistan contradicts Afghanistan on venue of next talks on Taliban

By Amjad Ali ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – A Pakistani official said on Wednesday that talks on how to restart a tentative peace dialogue with Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents would be held in…

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Behind the scenes, Pakistan's military helped revive talks with India

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The quiet involvement of Pakistan's powerful military in its foreign policy this year paved the way for reviving a stalled dialogue with India, officials…

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Significant dates surrounding California massacre

Syed Rizwan Farook & his wife, Tashfeen Malik, carried out the Dec. 2 shooting in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people. On Thursday, Enrique Marquez, 24, who grew up…

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Pakistan tests ballistic missile with intermediate range

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military says it's test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile — one that can carry a nuclear warhead & reach all corners of India, as well as the…

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Pakistan facing climate 'calamity' if warnings go unheeded

Karachi (AFP) – Karachi, 2050: The sprawling megacity lies crumbling, desiccated by another deadly heatwave, its millions of inhabitants suffering life-threatening water shortages & unable to buy bread that has…

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Wife's role in California attack raises fear of jihad brides

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pakistani woman's role as a shooter in the San Bernardino massacre is raising fears that foreign-born brides who support the Islamic State group could marry…

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India-Pakistan World T20 game in Dharamsala

MUMBAI, India (AP) — India & Pakistan will play their group match at the World Twenty20 in the hill city of Dharamsala on March 19, & New Delhi & Mumbai…

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Afghan spy chief resigns after fallout with president

By Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) – The head of Afghanistan's main intelligence agency resigned on Thursday over disagreements with President Ashraf Ghani, laying bare divisions that have hindered efforts to…

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Greek police remove 2,300 migrants from Macedonia border

Athens (AFP) – Greek police launched an operation Wednesday to remove more than 2,000 migrants gathered at the border with Macedonia, after Skopje began filtering those who can cross the…

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India and Pakistan to resume peace process

Islamabad (AFP) – India & Pakistan agreed to resume high-level peace talks on Wednesday, according to a joint statement that signalled a thaw in tense relations between nuclear-armed neighbours that…

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