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Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in mosque blast in Pakistan

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Hibatullah Akhundzada was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast on Friday in a mosque in southwestern Pakistan, two...
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Pakistani soldier killed by Indian fire in Kashmir

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A Pakistani soldier has been killed by Indian fire in the disputed Kashmir region, the army said. A Pakistani military spokesman, Asif Ghafoor, said through "Twitter" that one...
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Kashmir – Imran Khan is stepping up his attack on the government of Modi

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has stepped up his attack on the Indian government after its recent decisions on Jammu and Kashmir, describing it as "fascism and...
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Pakistan confirms its readiness for peaceful settlement with India over Kashmir

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistan said on Friday after an emergency session of the UN Security Council it was ready for a peaceful settlement of the dispute with India over Kashmir. This...
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Khan: India’s actions in Kashmir are a “strategic mistake” that will cost them a...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Prime Minister of Pakistan warned India during a televised speech on the occasion of Independence Day, saying: "We will respond to each step is greater than them...
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President of Pakistan: We will not leave the Kashmiris alone under any circumstances

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistan will not leave Kashmiris alone under any circumstances, President Arif Alawi said on Wednesday, commenting on India's decision to disputed Kashmir. "Pakistan does not accept Indian measures...
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Moscow: No alternative to a political solution to the crisis in India and Pakistan

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Russia sees no alternative to a political solution to the standoff between India and Pakistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. This came during a telephone...
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Pakistan vows to retaliate against any Indian aggression in Kashmir

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed Wednesday to respond to any Indian aggression in Pakistani Kashmir, vowing it was time to teach New Delhi a lesson. Khan's comments...
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Why is India aggravating the situation in Kashmir?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The decision of the Indian government to abolish the special status of Kashmir was approved by the chambers of the Indian Parliament on August 5 and 6. The...
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Pakistan strengthens border in Kashmir

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Indian edition of Business Standard, citing government sources, reports of a major mobilization of the Pakistan Armed Forces along the border with India. Now the issue of...
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Pakistan will turn to the UN Security Council over Kashmir with the support of...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistan said on Thursday it would go to the UN Security Council, backed by China, in a move to condemn India over its decision to abolish the...
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Iran urges India and Pakistan to avoid any “hasty” decision on Kashmir

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's chief of staff called on Pakistan and India on Saturday to avoid any "hasty decision" in Kashmir without taking into account the wishes of its people,...
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17 killed in a military plane crash Pakistan was on a training mission

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A Pakistani military plane on a training flight in the city of Rawalpindi crashed early on Tuesday, killing all five crew and 12 civilians and setting fire...
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Pakistan raises $ 500 million of syndicated Islamic loan

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The government of Pakistan said in a statement on Sunday it raised $ 500 million through a syndicated Islamic loan from a group of 12 banks. The loan,...
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US agrees to support Pakistan’s army with $ 125 million

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United States has agreed to provide $ 125 million in support to the Pakistani military, according to local media in Islamabad. "The US State Department has agreed...
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Pakistan borrows half a billion dollars from Arab and Islamic banks

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The government of Pakistan announced on Sunday that it had received a syndicated loan from Arab and Islamic banks with a total value of 500 million US...
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Pakistan: Ten security personnel killed in two separate attacks

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Ten security personnel were killed in two separate terrorist attacks on Saturday in Pakistan, the army press service said. A first attack along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border saw attackers...
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Pakistan PM says he will try to persuade the Taliban to meet with the...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday he would seek a return visit from the United States to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan...
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Suicide bomber kills 8 in northwest Pakistan

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A suicide bomber killed at least eight people and wounded 26 in northwest Pakistan in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said. The...
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Pakistan announces reforms in Koranic schools before Khan’s visit to Washington

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Pakistan on Friday announced reforms in Koranic schools aimed at easing extreme aspects of its educational curricula. The announcement came in consultation with clerics ahead of Prime Minister...