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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Iran, Pakistan leaders inaugurate gas pipeline project

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 07:38pm by AFP

    ... its side of the pipeline, but it is unclear where Islamabad – grappling with a weak economy – will find the remaining US$1 billion it needs to complete the work. Iran has the second largest ... Agence France-Presse in Chabahar, Iran The presidents of Iran and Pakistan on Monday inaugurated the construction of a much-delayed section of a US$7.5 billion gas pipeline linking the two ...

  2. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistani father cuts the throats of daughter and man she married for love

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by Reuters

    ... in the media last year. But the true figure is probably much higher since many cases are never reported. The weak Pakistani government, battling a troubled economy and a Taliban insurgency, does ...

  3. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Ex-spy Hamid Gul says Abdullah is the key to peace in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Mohaqeq, a Hazara seen as closer to Iran. "Ashraf Ghani is not a jihadi," he said about the ex-World Bank economist who spent the 1980s living in the US. "And for a jihadi to open ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Fourteen killed, 50 injured in bomb blast on Pakistani train

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:42pm by Reuters

    ... shares borders with Iran and Afghanistan. ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    35 killed in Pakistan vehicle pile-up as smuggled fuel catches fire

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:32am by AP

    ... to Karachi. Ten of the injured died on the way, raising the death toll to 35, said Nawa. The intercity buses operating across Baluchistan, which borders Iran, often carry canisters of smuggled Iranian ...

  6. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan survivors scour homes after quake kills 41

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dalbandin, Pakistan Pakistani survivors of a tremor centred in Iran that killed at least 41 people dug through the rubble of their ruined homes on Wednesday as the military rushed to send aid to the remote region. The United States also offered aid after the 7.8-magnitude quake, Iran’s most powerful in five decades, damaged an estimated three-quarters ...

  7. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Failure to pay for electricity leaves Pakistani towns in the dark

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by The Guardian

    ... their bills, vast amounts of debt builds up within the energy sector, forcing power companies to turn off their plants for long periods. Power cuts lasting half the day have damaged the economy ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Survivors wait for food, aid after Pakistan quake

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 03:28pm by AP

    ... in my village,” said Sabal Khan. He said his wife was badly injured in the quake. The local economy consists mostly of smuggling fuel from Iran or harvesting dates. The area where the quake ... of the state, such as infrastructure projects. It’s also prone to earthquakes. A magnitude 7.8 quake centred just across the border in Iran killed at least 35 people in Pakistan last April. Tuesday’s ...

  9. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US defence chief Chuck Hagel visits Pakistan

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:04pm by AFP

    ... that the United States would retain a robust military presence in the region despite an interim nuclear deal with Iran. After morning meetings in Pakistan, Hagel was due to travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar, where he was expected to renew his message of solidarity with the Gulf Arab states. The Saudis in particular are wary of the diplomatic opening with Tehran as they view Shiite-led Iran ...

  10. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Karachi bomb kills top Pakistani police officer known for hunting down Taliban militants

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:56am by Associated Press in Karachi

    ... a foothold in the sprawling southern city of Karachi that is vital to the country’s economy. Chaudhry Aslam was travelling through a commercial area in the port city when a powerful explosion ripped ...




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