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China lauds Pakistan’s sacrifices in War against terrorism

Rawalpindi -UNS-:Chinese Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People’s Republic of China Mr Deng Xijun, called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) today. Matters of mutual interest including regional security issues with particular emphasis on Pak-Afghan border management …

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Over 14 dead in suicide attack outside Kabul political gathering

KABUL (AFP) – A suicide attacker blew himself up outside a political gathering in Kabul killing at least 14 people, officials said Thursday, highlighting the deepening divisions in the war-torn country. The deadly attack, claimed by the Islamic State group in a brief message via …

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Over 2,500 new Pakistani students enrolled in Chinese universities this year

BEIJING -UNS/APP – Around 2,500 new Pakistani students were enrolled in different Chinese universities this year, taking the total number of Pakistani students in China to 22,000, a senior official in Pakistan Embassy said on Wednesday. With such a large number of students from Pakistan …

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Terrorist attacks in Pakistan continue to decline: report

LONDON -UNS  : The number of people killed in extremist attacks declined for the second successive year in 2016 but more countries were affected, according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI) released Wednesday. Its report, produced by Australia´s Institute for Economics & Peace, found there …

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UNHCR hails Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees

KABUL-UNS: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Pakistan is hosting the largest number of refugees and 1.45 million of them hail from Afghanistan. A UNHCR report said that Pakistan unconditionally hosted millions of refugees and provided best possible facilities to them. The report said …

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Woman killed in unprovoked Indian firing across LoC

ISLAMABAD -UNS – A 75-year-old woman was killed in unprovoked firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian forces targeted Kakuta village in Chirikot sector. Resultantly, a 75-year-old woman identified Mehmooda …

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CPEC wedding: Traditional reception for Chinese couple in KPK

BATTAGRAM-UNS- The first wedding during CPEC project was held in KPK district Battagram last week. A newly married Chinese couple, who are part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project workforce, celebrated their wedding in a traditional ceremony held at Koza Banda area in Khyber …

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Over 60,000 Afghan children born in Pakistan every year

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Approximately, 60,000 children are born to Afghan refugees every year in Pakistan, said a report of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan has been hosting almost 1.6 million registered Afghan refugees – the …

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$6 for 38 days work: Child exploitation rife in Rohingya camps

KUTUPALONG -UNS : Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar are working punishing hours for paltry pay in Bangladesh, with some suffering beatings and sexual assault, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has found. Independent reporting by Reuters corroborated some of the findings. The results of a …

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‘Cow vigilantes’: Muslim man killed in India

RAJASTHAN -UNS- A Muslim man was killed and another left critically injured by ‘cow vigilantes’ in India’s Alwar district of Rajasthan state, local media reported on Sunday. The two Muslim men were targeted for transporting cows in the same area where Haryana dairy farmer Pehlu …

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