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China boosts soft power in Pakistan via film and social media

Sep 11 2019

ISLAMABAD In a small office at the Pakistani Television Corporation (PTV) headquarters in Islamabad, producers are preparing to air a video interview of a Pakistani man and his Chinese bride.

Pakistan, India spar over using water as a weapon in Kashmir dispute

Aug 19 2019

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI Accusing India of waging "fifth-generation warfare", Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam that could cause flooding across the border.

Pakistan accuses India of using water as a weapon in Kashmir dispute

Aug 19 2019

ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 Accusing India of waging "fifth-generation warfare", Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam that could cause flooding across the border.

Skinny wolves, sick bear: Pakistan officials wrangle over zoo

Jul 24 2019

ISLAMABAD An emaciated wolf rested its head on a block of ice, seeking relief from stifling heat in a zoo in Pakistan's capital, while another gazed at a family enjoying an afternoon picnic as an elephant swayed its head nearby.

Pakistan PM to meet Trump hoping to mend fences, attract investment

Jul 19 2019

ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan travels to the United States on Sunday hoping the arrest of a militant leader with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head and progress in Afghan peace talks will help secure a favorable reception.

Pakistan price squeeze hits middle class as well as poor

Jul 18 2019

ISLAMABAD Prime Minister Imran Khan's government faces mounting pressure as rising prices and tough austerity policies under Pakistan's latest bailout from the International Monetary Fund are squeezing the middle class that helped carry it to power.

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