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    Court grants Pak army chief more time in power

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:51am on November 29, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court gave the country’s army chief a reprieve Thursday, allowing him to hold on to power for at least six more months after...

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    Pakistan deadlock delays Nawaz Sharif’s foreign  treatment

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:49am on November 16, 2019

    A political dogfight in Pakistan is delaying efforts to secure treatment overseas for ailing ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, whose health remains ‘critical’ according to his...

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    Pakistan to allow Nawaz’s travel abroad

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 09:59pm on November 11, 2019

    Pakistan will allow ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to travel abroad for urgent medical treatment, the country’s foreign minister said Sunday. Sharif, Pakistan’s longest-serving...

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    Pakistan cleric takes on Imran Khan

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:03pm on October 30, 2019

    Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan faces the first major challenge to his leadership this week as a grey-bearded, orange-turbaned rival he calls ‘Maulana Diesel’ marches...

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    Nawaz Sharif fighting for life

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:49pm on October 29, 2019

    Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is ‘critically unwell’, his doctor said Tuesday, days after the three-time leader now serving a prison sentence for corruption...

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    Pakistan denies use of airspace to Modi

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:05am on October 28, 2019

    Pakistan on Saturday said it denied India’s prime minister Narendra Modi permission to fly through its airspace due to ‘on-going grave human rights violations’ in...

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    Pakistan, India sign visa-free corridor deal for Sikh pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:19am on October 25, 2019

    Islamabad and New Delhi signed an agreement Thursday on a visa-free corridor between the two countries that will allow Sikh pilgrims in India to visit...

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    Prayers for Nawaz Sharif as health deteriorates

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:46pm on October 24, 2019

    Pakistani leader Imran Khan said Thursday he was offering ‘sincere prayers’ for his political rival Nawaz Sharif, after the ex-premier’s deteriorating health saw him moved...

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    Pakistan denies entry of CPJ  leader

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2019

    Rights organisations have slammed Pakistani authorities after a member of a leading media watchdog was denied entry to the country, calling the move a ‘slap...

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    Imran Khan blasts media double standard over HK protests

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:07am on October 12, 2019

    Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan accused international media Friday of a ‘double standard’, saying news outlets give more prominence to the on-going protests in Hong...

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