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Pointing fingers without probe not a healthy trend: Pak on India’s assertion on Gurdaspur terrorists

Pakistan on Thursday dismissed India’s assertion that the terrorists who had carried out attacks in Gurdaspur had infiltrated from there.
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Pakistan heatwave: Over 1,330 dead in Sindh province, 100,000 affected in Karachi alone

A week-long spell of heatwave in Karachi has come to an end, with the provincial authorities putting the figure of those affected by heatstroke at 100,000 in the Pakistani port city only and the toll at over 1,330 in Sindh province.
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‘Can’t let NGO work against nation’s interest': International group Save the Children closes all its Pakistan offices

The international aid group Save the Children has shut down all its offices in Pakistan after the government shuttered its main office in the capital, a local worker said on Saturday, amid fears among other organizations whether the government could target them next.
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Pakistan chopper crash: Casualties rise after Indonesian ambassador succumbs to injuries

The Indonesia ambassador to Pakistan, who was on board the Pakistani military helicopter that crashed earlier this month, died on Tuesday becoming the third foreign envoy to lose his life in the accident.
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Pakistan chopper crash: Bodies of diplomats killed reach Islamabad

The bodies of the victims of helicopter crash, including ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and wives of Indonesian and Malaysian envoys to Pakistan, were brought here today from the site of accident.
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Pakistan bows to India pressure: Lakhvi to stay in custody despite HC order

26/11 mastermind Zaki-Ur Rehman Lakhvi will now stay in custody, even though the Islamabad High Court declared his detention order void and ordered his immediate release.
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After Lakhvi row, Pakistan summons Indian envoy over Samjhauta blast issue

In a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad, hours after India called in the Pakistani envoy in New Delhi to lodge a strong protest over a court order to release LeT terrorist and Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi.
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Reuters journalist Maria Golovnina dies in Pakistan aged 34

LONDON (Reuters) – Maria Golovnina, Reuters bureau chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan who was widely loved and admired for her courage, compassion and professionalism, died in Islamabad on Monday. Maria, 34, was found collapsed and unconscious in the bureau and was rushed to hospital, but medical teams were unable to save her.
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Pakistan: Militants attack Shia mosque in Rawalpindi, at least 2 killed

At least two people were killed and seven others injured on Wednesday when militants attacked a minority Shia mosque near Pakistan’s garrison city of Rawalpindi, the latest in a series of incidents of sectarian violence in the country.
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Jaishankar’s upcoming Pakistan visit to focus on Saarc, bilateral ties must wait

Essentially it will have to be Pakistan’s call whether to make Jaishankar’s Islamabad visit a roaring success or a moderate success simply because it would be structured in such a fashion that it would have zero chances of failure.
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