Relations with Pakistan on Right Track: Krishna

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The foreign ministers of India and Pakistan say relations between the countries are “on the right track”.

Oxfam: Pakistan Still not Prepared for Floods

More than 1,750 people are thought to have been killed and 20 million people affected by last year’s floods.

Pakistan is still not sufficiently prepared to cope with flooding and other natural disasters, a year after the worst floods in its history, aid agency Oxfam has said. Read more

 

 

American Fast Food on the Menu in Pakistan

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Anti-American sentiment may have reached historic highs in this country, but for many Pakistanis, the indignation does not extend to their bellies. Read more

Bin Laden Not Aided By Pakistan Military Or Spies: General

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ISLAMABAD — A retired Pakistani general serving on a commission investigating Osama bin Laden’s past presence in his country said he does not believe Pakistan’s intelligence services nor its military helped shelter the al-Qaida leader, an Australian media organization reported Tuesday.

Gaza-Bound French Ship Seized By Israeli Navy

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JERUSALEM — Israeli naval commandos on Tuesday seized control of a French ship attempting to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip

Pakistan Appoints First Female Foreign Minister

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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has appointed its first female foreign minister, filling a key Cabinet position days ahead of peace talks with archrival India.

Talibans released video of brutal killing of Pakistan police – NSFW

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The video shows policemen lined up on a hillside with their hands tied behind their backs in front of gunmen who berate them and then open fire on them. Video link

India’s Uttar Pradesh – ‘one of the worst places to be a woman’

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A spate of exceptionally brutal rapes in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh has shocked India. Many of the victims were young girls. Read more

Zulfiqar Mirza and Rehman Malik apologizes over statement against MQM

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Zulfiqar Mirza and Rehman Malik apologizes over statement against MQM