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Thirsty to thriving? Parched Pakistani port aims to become a new Dubai

Reuters GWADAR: For over a decade, Pakistani officials have dreamed of transforming the small but strategically located fishing port of Gwadar + into a duty-free port and free economic zone – Pakistan’s answer to Dubai. The aim is for Gwadar – located on the Arabian Sea near Iran and the mouth of the Persian Gulf …

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Pakistan Pashtun rights movement grows, defying military

AFP PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s powerful military, long accused by outsiders of backing Islamist militant groups, is facing an unexpected challenge — a charismatic young Pashtun man who won’t keep quiet. Fellow Pashtuns have rallied behind Manzoor Pashteen in a dramatic outpouring of frustration over accusations of discrimination and extrajudicial killings at the hands of men …

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Mummified body near ex-shah’s tomb mystifies Iran

AFP    TEHRAN: Tehran’s heritage committee said on Monday it has found a mummified body at the site of a former shah’s tomb, raising a storm of interest over whether the long-lost corpse has been rediscovered. After the 1979 revolution, the newly installed Islamic authorities did their best to erase any …

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AKU-EB signs accord with Balochistan govt and Unicef

QUETTA: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) has signed an agreement with the government of Balochistan and United Nations International Children’s Fund (Unicef) as part of the larger Balochistan Basic Education Programme funded by the European Union (EU). Under the agreement which was signed last week, the AKU-EB will …

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Fresh round of negotiations with US ends in stalemate

ISLAMABAD: Another round of Pakistan-United States talks aimed at getting Islamabad to fulfil Washing­ton’s expectations, envisioned in its South Asia and Afghanistan policy, ended here on Monday without any breakthrough or breakdown, but new issues have been added to the already heavy and complicated agenda. A senior official of the …

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