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Daesh Claims Attack on Pakistan Police Academy, 59 Dead

By Gul Yusufzai QUETTA, Pakistan, Oct 25 – Militant group Daesh said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100. Pakistani authorities have blamed another militant group, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ), for the

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Pakistani Government Claims 34 Baluch Rebels Killed in Raids

By Gul Yousufzai QUETTA, Baluchistan, April 9 – Pakistani paramilitary troops have killed at least 34 suspected Baluch rebels during a three day operation in the violence wracked southwestern province of Baluchistan, the government said on Saturday. “The operation concluded today in which a huge quantity of arms and ammunition was also recovered from their

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Explosion Kills Eight, Injures Dozens in Pakistan City of Quetta

QUETTA, Pakistan, Feb 6  – At least eight people were killed and more than 40 wounded in a bomb blast on Saturday in Pakistan’s western city of Quetta, hospital officials said, the latest attack in a region that will be home to the planned route of the $46 billion China-Pakistan economic corridor. The blast occurred

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Forever Frenemies

The attack on Pathankot illustrates a fractious Indo-Pak relationship BY Aarti Betigeri In the imperilled world of India-Pakistan relations, things can change drastically very quickly, while ultimately staying the same. In the final week of 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled stop to Lahore to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in the first

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