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    Pakistan inflation hits 9.41pc, highest in five years

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    Pakistan’s consumer price inflation rose in March to its highest since November 2013, adding to economic headwinds besetting prime minister Imran Khan’s government.Inflation rose to...

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    Nawaz Sharif gets bail on medical grounds

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:36pm on March 26, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to release jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on bail for six weeks to receive medical treatment but said...

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    Imran fears conflict risk while India in election mode

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:27pm on March 26, 2019

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan said he feared another security incident with India, after the two nuclear-armed countries engaged in a dangerous escalation that fuelled...

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    Pakistan eyes $900m investment deals during Malaysian PM visit

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    Pakistan is set to sign deals worth $900 million in telecoms, information technology during a three day visit by Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, a...

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    Pak PM pledges again to eliminate extremists

    Reuters . Islamabad/ New Delhi | Updated at 12:31am on March 09, 2019

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Friday said no extremist group would be allowed to operate from Pakistani soil to carry out attacks abroad, days...

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    Pak crackdown on extremists begins

    Reuters . Islamabad, Pakistan/ Srinagar, New Delhi, India | Updated at 12:37am on March 08, 2019

    Pakistan intensified its crackdown against Islamist extremists on Thursday, with the government announcing it had taken control of 182 religious schools and detained more than...

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    Pakistan begins crackdown on militant groups amid global pressure

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 11:41am on March 06, 2019

    Pakistan said on Tuesday it had begun a crackdown on Islamist militant groups, detaining 44 members of banned organisations including close relatives of the leader...

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    Pakistan vows to act against extremists

    Reuters . Islamabad / New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on March 05, 2019

    Pakistan plans to take action against extremist groups operating on its soil, a minister said on Monday, amid global pressure to act after a suicide...

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    Pakistan court rejects Sharif’s bail plea

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:24am on February 26, 2019

    A Pakistani court on Monday rejected a plea by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to be released on bail and have a seven-year prison term...

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    Indo-Pak row escalates, UN intervention sought

    Reuters . Islamabad/ Srinagar | Updated at 12:22am on February 20, 2019

    Prime minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday Pakistan would retaliate if India attacked in response to a bombing in the disputed Kashmir region, which India...