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News Pakistan » Balochistan: To protect CPEC, China has been secretly holding talks with Baloch militants in Pakistan: Report

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/to-protect-cpec-china-has-been-secretly-holding-talks-with-baloch-militants-in-pakistan-report/articleshow/62994826.cms
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

If true, it would explain a curious statement by China's envoy to Pakistan earlier this month. Yao Jing asserted without proof or explanation that Baloch militant organisations are no longer a threat to CPEC. Activists in Balochistan allege China and ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: UNDP ranks Balochistan poorest province of Pakistan

News channel or source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/205294/undp-ranks-balochistan-poorest-province-pakistan/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released a new poverty report that indicates stark regional disparities within Pakistan with Balochistan being the poorest province of the country. Each province has been ranked on its citizens ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: China Secretly Holding Talks With Baloch Militants in Pakistan to Ensure Safety of CPEC: Report

News channel or source: http://www.india.com/news/world/china-secretly-holding-talks-with-baloch-militants-in-pakistan-to-ensure-safety-of-cpec-report-2904242/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“Ultimately, if there’s peace in Balochistan, that will benefit both of us,” another official in Islamabad was quoted as saying. According to the report, more than one Pakistan officials told the newspaper that authorities in Islamabad welcomed the ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: Nawaz, Balochistan PML-N leadership discuss political situation in province

News channel or source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/02/19/nawaz-balochistan-pml-n-leadership-discuss-political-situation-in-province/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

LAHORE: President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Mian Nawaz Sharif on Monday presided over an important meeting that discussed the political situation, Senate elections and reorganisation of the party in Balochistan. The meeting was attended by ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: Balochistan: Eight People Enforcedly Disappeared at the Hands of Pakistani Forces

News channel or source: http://unpo.org/article/20633
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In another unwarranted attack, the Pakistani forces abducted Noor Jan son of Liaqat from a crowded market in Punjgor city of Balochistan. Earlier on Wednesday, February 14, the Pakistan army and intelligence agencies have abducted two Baloch students from ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: Are we ignoring the political dynamics in Balochistan?

News channel or source: https://herald.dawn.com/news/1154026/are-we-ignoring-the-political-dynamics-in-balochistan
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Last month, Balochistan saw a strange bit of political theatre whose ... minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri was toppled by recalcitrant members of his own party, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN), and that too barely a few months before it was supposed ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: 105 candidates from four provinces to run for Pakistan Senate

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1250681/world
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

There are just 46 seats up for grabs. According to data from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), 33 candidates are running from Sindh, 25 from Balochistan, 20 from Punjab and 27 from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The final lists of nominees from the ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: UNDP poverty report: Balochistan ranked poorest province of Pakistan

News channel or source: https://dunyanews.tv/en/Pakistan/428456-UNDP-poverty-report-Balochistan-ranked-poorest-province-of-Pakistan
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

UNDP’s new report on poverty indicates that Balochitan is the poorest province of Pakistan, with an increase of 71 percent rural poverty. Photo: Retuers (Dunya News) – United Nations Development Programme has released a new poverty report that ...

News Pakistan » Balochistan: China wooing Baloch militants to secure China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects: Report

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/feb/20/china-wooing-baloch-militants-to-secure-china-pakistan-economic-corridor-projects-report-1776188.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Pakistan's daily Dawn on Tuesday cited a report by the Financial Times as saying that three people with knowledge of the talks told the Times that Beijing had been in direct contact with militants in Balochistan, where many of the CPEC-related schemes were ...