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News Pakistan: Pakistan given three-month reprieve over terrorist financing watchlist: minister

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pakistan-militants-financing/pakistan-given-three-month-reprieve-over-terrorist-financing-watchlist-minister-idUSKCN1G42S1
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has been given a three-month reprieve by a global watchdog over a U.S.-led motion to put the South Asian country on a terrorist financing watchlist, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said late on Tuesday. Pakistan ...

News Pakistan: Russia, Pakistan Form Anti-Terror Military Cooperation Commission

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/russia-pakistan-military-cooperation-commission-against-islamic-state/4262801.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Russia and Pakistan plan to establish a commission on military cooperation to counter the Islamic State threat in the region, accusing the United States of downplaying the terrorist group's dangerous "proliferation" in Afghanistan. "We have confirmed ...

News Pakistan: Child killer appeals against his death sentence in Pakistan

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/20/child-killer-appeals-against-his-death-sentence-in-pakistan.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan – A Pakistani prosecutor says the serial child killer who was given the death sentence last week for killing eight children in eastern Punjab province has filed an appeal against his conviction and sentence. Munir Siyal said on Tuesday ...

News Pakistan: UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/unicef-says-pakistan-is-riskiest-country-for-newborns/2018/02/20/a6ee9984-161a-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

ISLAMABAD — The U.N. children’s agency has singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of every 1,000 children born in Pakistan, 46 die at birth. The report is part of UNICEF’s new campaign, launched on Tuesday, to ...

News Pakistan: China is pumping cash into Pakistan, but that might not convince other foreign investors

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/19/china-and-pakistans-belt-and-road-plan-might-not-convince-other-investors.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

China has committed an approximate $60 billion to infrastructure in Pakistan. But financial experts CNBC spoke to were undecided on whether this would boost Pakistan in the eyes of other foreign investors. China came to Pakistan's help when no-one was ...

News Pakistan: Study finds new superbug typhoid strain behind Pakistan outbreak

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-study-finds-new-superbug-typhoid-strain-behind-pakistan-outbreak-2018-2
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant "superbug" strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday. Researchers from Britain's ...

News Pakistan: Pakistan Serial Killer Sentenced to Death for Murder and Rape of Girl, 7

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/17/world/asia/pakistan-zainab-amin-imran-ali.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An antiterrorism court in Pakistan on Saturday sentenced to death a 24-year-old man for the murder and rape of a girl, 7, in a case that caused nationwide outrage and put a spotlight on child sexual abuse in the country. The killer ...

News Pakistan: Kasur rapist-murderer sentenced to death in Pakistan

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/kasur-rapist-murderer-sentenced-death-pakistan-180217093400704.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Special anti-terrorism court in Lahore convicts accused Mohammad Imran Ali of rape and murder of seven-year-old girl. A Pakistani serial killer convicted of rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl Zainab Ansari has been sentenced to death, prosecutors say.

News Pakistan: Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/trump-pakistan-and-kashmir/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

On the first day of 2018, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, took to Twitter to intimate a change in his country’s policy toward its long-time ally Pakistan. A day later, the White House confirmed a $255 million military aid cut to ...

News Pakistan: ‘No consensus’ on including Pakistan to FATF watch-list: FM

News channel or source: https://www.samaa.tv/pakistan/2018/02/no-consensus-including-pakistan-fatf-watch-list-fm/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday confirmed that the US resolution to place Pakistan on the global watch-list of countries that finance terrorism remained inconclusive as ‘no consensus’was reached among member states of FATF.