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Railway to Connect Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey Russia

Pakistan’s Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said on Saturday that Pakistan railways will connect Iran, Afghanistan Turkey and Russia through rail link, according to Pakistani media reports.

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IAF airstrikes breach security, peace: Pakistan to UN

Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi, has delivered a letter to the United Nations Security Council claiming a breach of security and peace after India carried out multiple air strikes in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

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Spurned by West, Saudi Crown Prince MBS heads to China, becomes unlikely peacemaker for India and Pakistan

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman created quite the buzz this week with his whirlwind weeklong Asian tour, starting in Pakistan on Sunday before moving to India and wrapping it up with a two-day stop in China that ended on Friday.

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Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with $20 bln Pakistan investment pledge

Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with nuclear-armed rival India, Reuters reports.

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Retired Indian general urges caution against Pakistan strike

As India considers its response to the suicide car bombing of a paramilitary convoy in the disputed region of Kashmir that killed dozens of soldiers, a retired military commander who oversaw a much-lauded military strike against neighboring Pakistan in 2016 has urged caution.

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India, Iran both threaten action against Pakistan after suicide attacks on soldiers

Both India and Iran have warned of strong responses to the attacks, which they blame on militant networks based in Pakistan.

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India shares with Pakistan data of three hydropower projects

After fulfilling its commitment of getting its various hydropower projects at the Chenab basin inspected by Pakistani experts from Jan 28 to Feb 1, India has shared the design data of its three planned run-of-the-river hydropower schemes with Pakistan under the Indus Water Treaty (IWT).

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China comes to Pakistan’s rescue with $2.5b loan

China has agreed to provide $2.5 billion in loans to Pakistan to boost official foreign exchange reserves that are not sufficient to provide cover to even two months of imports despite receiving $4 billion loans from two Middle Eastern countries.

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Opening of Pak-Iran free economic zone ‘soon’

Iranian Consul General Muhammad Rafiei has announced inauguration of Pakistan-Iran free economic zone at Mir Jawa in the coming days and expressed Iran’s willingness to sell fuel to Pakistan on low rates.

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Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan in few weeks

Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman is expected to visit Pakistan for a short tour in a few weeks, a private media outlet reported.

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US sees China, Russia and Iran as key players in Afghanistan

As Pakistan consults China, Russia and Iran to seek a negotiated settlement in Afghanistan, the United States too recognises that these three countries could play a key role in ending the Afghan conflict.

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US media points out mistakes in Trump’s tweets

In his tweets on Pakistan on Mon­day, US President Donald Trump claimed that he had identified Osama bin Laden as a threat to the United States in a book he wrote almost two years before the Sept 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. However, the US media on Tuesday said that his claim was not correct.

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Another Trump tweet annoys Americans

While people in Pakistan are rightly focused on US President Donald Trump’s disparaging remarks about their country, many Americans are concerned about another tweet which ridiculed a rival Democrat.

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US spent $113m in Pakistan during 2018: report

The United States spent $113.3 million on key programmes and activities in Pakistan during 2018, says a US State Department report released on Friday.

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Khalilzad returns to region to jump-start Afghan peace talks

The United States is once again sending its special representative, Zalmay Khalilzad, to Pakistan and Afghanistan to advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue, the State Department announced on Friday. Mr Khalilzad, who will also visit the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, is coming with an inter-agency delegation on his third trip to the region in less than two months. He will stay in the region from Nov 8 to 20 and will meet Afghan government officials and other interested parties to “advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations that include the Taliban and lead to a sustainable peace,” the State Department said.

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War on terror left half a million dead in 17 years, says report

War-related violence has killed 65,000 people in Pakistan in the last 17 years, including 23,000 civilians, 9,000 security personnel and 90 American contractors, says a report released on Thursday. The rest of the casualties were anti-government fighters.

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