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News Pakistan » Islamabad: 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 » Islamabad: 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 is pouring an estimated $60 billion into Pakistan as part of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), but financial experts CNBC spoke to were uncertain how this would impact Islamabad's profile as an investment destination. The China-Pakistan Economic ...

News Pakistan » Islamabad: Trump, Pakistan, and Kashmir

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

Janjua claimed in Islamabad that, as part of U.S. policy to “counter Chinese influence in South Asia, Washington is conspiring against [the] China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) along with the Indians.” CPEC, which includes investments of over $60 ...

News Pakistan » Islamabad: Pakistan: Indian troops open fire in Kashmir, killing boy

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/20/pakistan-indian-troops-open-fire-in-kashmir-killing-boy.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's foreign ministry says Indian troops have opened fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing an 8-year-old boy. The ministry says Pakistan summoned an Indian diplomat on Tuesday to lodge a protest over the killing.

News Pakistan » Islamabad: UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns

News channel or source: http://www.wral.com/unicef-says-pakistan-is-riskiest-country-for-newborns/17355822/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

ISLAMABAD — The U.N. children's agency in a report released Tuesday singled out Pakistan as the riskiest country for newborns, saying that out of every 1,000 children born in Pakistan, 46 die at birth. "It's abysmal," said Dr. Ghazna Khalid, a leading ...

News Pakistan » Islamabad: 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 ... U.S. and Afghan officials have been demanding that Islamabad take "decisive" action against the militants. Pakistani officials deny any links to insurgents and say security ...

News Pakistan » Islamabad: ‘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.

News Pakistan » Islamabad: 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 » Islamabad: Witnesses in Sacramento terror case testify from Pakistan in rare late-night court session

News channel or source: http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article200969324.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

On Thursday night – Friday morning in Pakistan – a man with a large salt and pepper ... sick with a fever and was ultimately taken to Shifa International Hospital in Islamabad, where he was diagnosed with acute meningitis. “He was weak before and ...

News Pakistan » Islamabad: Russia, Pakistan warn of ISIL presence in Afghanistan

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/haberler/199037/russia-pakistan-warn-of-isil-presence-in-afghanistan
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Pakistan's foreign minister, Khawaja Asif said Islamabad also saw the number of ISIL members in Afghanistan grow, adding the U.S. underestimated their number. Lavrov and Asif agreed to cooperate militarily against terrorism and to hold joint exercises.