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China to fund 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan

30 Dec 2016

ISLAMABAD State Grid of China will help build a 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan in a project valued at $1.5 billion, Pakistan said on Friday, the latest in a series of Chinese investments in its South Asian neighbour.

China to fund 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan

30 Dec 2016

ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 State Grid of China will help build a 4,000 MW power transmission line in Pakistan in a project valued at $1.5 billion, Pakistan said on Friday, the latest in a series of Chinese investments in its South Asian neighbour.

Taliban demands for cash stir fears of comeback in Pakistan's Swat Valley

11 Dec 2016

MINGORA, Pakistan When Pakistani shopkeeper Abdur Rahim's phone rang in mid-October, he was shocked to hear the voice of a senior militant commander demanding protection money from him and his fellow traders in the Swat Valley.

After air crash, Pakistan fights over legacy of rock star-turned-cleric

08 Dec 2016

ISLAMABAD The death of Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani rock star-turned-evangelist, in a plane crash on Wednesday has stirred debate over his legacy, raising questions that cut to the heart of Pakistan's widening cultural schisms.

After air crash, Pakistan fights over legacy of rock star-turned-cleric

08 Dec 2016

ISLAMABAD The death of Junaid Jamshed, a Pakistani rock star-turned-evangelist, in a plane crash on Wednesday has stirred debate over his legacy, raising questions that cut to the heart of Pakistan's widening cultural schisms.

Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answers

08 Dec 2016

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, including a famed rock star-turned-Muslim evangelist, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster.

'No survivors' after plane crash in northern Pakistan mountains

07 Dec 2016

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan There were no survivors after a plane carrying 47 people crashed into a mountain in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, the airline's chairman said, as recovery operations continued late into the night at the remote crash site. | Video

Pakistan's outgoing army chief sends warning to India over Kashmir

29 Nov 2016

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's outgoing army chief issued a stern warning to India over violence in the disputed region of Kashmir on Tuesday as he handed over command, saying patience should not be mistaken for weakness.

Britain and Pakistan to increase trade, security ties

24 Nov 2016

ISLAMABAD Britain is in talks to boost trade and security cooperation with Pakistan, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, part of London's efforts to improve trade links with emerging market countries.

Pakistan's powerful army chief begins farewell visits

21 Nov 2016

ISLAMABAD Pakistan's powerful army chief Raheel Sharif began a round of farewell visits on Monday, his spokesman said, damping speculation he might receive an extension when his three-year term ends this month.

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