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    Imran Khan accuses Macron of attacking Islam

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:48pm on October 25, 2020

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan accused French president Emmanuel Macron on Sunday of ‘attacking Islam’, after the European leader criticised Islamists and defended the publication...

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    Shahbaz Sharif arrested after protest vow

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:32am on September 29, 2020

    Pakistani anti-corruption officials arrested the country’s opposition leader on Monday, days after he vowed to help lead efforts to dislodge prime minister Imran Khan’s government....

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    Charlie Hebdo protests grow across Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:02am on September 05, 2020

    Thousands of Islamist protesters rallied in anti-France demonstrations across Pakistan on Friday as anger swelled over a French magazine’s decision to republish cartoons of the...

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    Pakistan tells YouTube to block content

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:08am on August 29, 2020

    Pakistani regulators have asked YouTube to immediately block all videos they consider ‘objectionable’ from being accessed in the country, a demand criticised by rights campaigners....

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    Taliban team in Islamabad for talks with Pak officials

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:42pm on August 24, 2020

    Pakistan has invited key members of the Taliban’s negotiating team to Islamabad, where senior officials will this week press them on the importance of starting...

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    Pakistan demands Kashmir action while ignoring China’s Uighurs

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:09pm on August 07, 2020

    Even as Pakistan this week drew international attention to the plight of Muslims in Indian Kashmir, Islamabad stayed conspicuously silent about another embattled Muslim community...

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    Amir to join England tour

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:41pm on July 20, 2020

    Fast bowler Mohammad Amir will join Pakistan’s tour of England having originally withdrawn from the squad citing personal reasons, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said...

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    Pakistan resumes polio campaign after coronavirus pause

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 09:37pm on July 20, 2020

    Pakistan resumed its polio vaccination campaign Monday after a four-month pause due to the coronavirus outbreak, which health authorities feared would cause a surge in...

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    Taliban reshuffle negotiators ahead of Afghan talks

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 11:09pm on July 18, 2020

    The leader of the Taliban has reshuffled his team of negotiators ahead of peace talks with the Afghan government, adding four close aides to the...

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    Pak PM urges simplicity to slow virus over Eid

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:12am on July 18, 2020

    Pakistanis should celebrate the upcoming Eid festival with ‘simplicity’ to prevent a spike in new coronavirus cases, prime minister Imran Khan said Friday. Many people...