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4 Dead in Airport Attack in NW Pakistan

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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At least four people have been killed and dozens more wounded in northwest Pakistan, in a suicide attack on an international airport in Peshawar province. A VOA reporter in Islamabad said the airport was hit Saturday by rockets as well as explosives from the suicide bomber. The provincial minister said the militants, including the bomber, […]

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4 Dead in Airport Attack in NW Pakistan

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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At least four people have been killed and dozens more wounded in northwest Pakistan, in a suicide attack on an international airport in Peshawar province. A VOA reporter in Islamabad said the airport was hit by rockets as well as explosives from the bomber. The provincial minister said the militants, including a suicide bomber, were […]

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Pakistani, Afghan Presidents Deplore Violence

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 9:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The presidents of Pakistan and Afghanistan have deplored the loss of life in their countries as a result of terrorist attacks and international military intervention. Pakistan’s Asif Ali Zardari told the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday that safety and security has been his administration’s primary concern, as tens of thousands of people have been killed […]

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US-Pak Relations in a Post-bin Laden World

Posted November 26th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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In the past 10 years, analysts say the United States has provided Pakistan with about $20 billion in military and civilian aid, making it the third-largest recipient of U.S. security aid and reimbursements after Afghanistan and Israel. Both sides also have cooperated in targeting Taliban and al-Qaida-linked militants sheltered in Pakistan’s semi-autonomous and remote northwest. […]

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‘Dangerous’ Polio Strain Spreads from Pakistan to China

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says what it calls a “dangerous strain” of polio has spread from Pakistan to China. The U.N. agency says it has confirmed a genetic link between wild polio virus in China and a strain circulating in Pakistan. It says there have been seven confirmed cases over the past two months in […]

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