Pakistan PM authorizes military response if India attacks

Pakistan's prime minister has authorized the armed forces to "respond decisively and comprehensively to any aggression or misadventure" by neighboring India, as
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AP Interview: Karzai worries Pakistan talks risk peace pact

AP Interview: Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai expresses fear that previously unscheduled peace talks between the Taliban and the U.S. in Pakistan on Monday
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Saudi crown prince delays visit to Pakistan by a day

Pakistani officials say visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been delayed by a day
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At Dubai summit, Pakistan premier warns of 'painful' reforms

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan says his nation needs 'painful' economic reforms to cut back on its massive debt just after meeting IMF chief
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Woman acquitted of blasphemy still can't leave Pakistan

A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has been transferred from a secret location near the capital to ano
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Taliban: Half of US troops to leave Afghanistan by May 1

A Taliban representative says the U.S. has promised to withdraw half of its troops from Afghanistan by the end of April
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Taliban to take part in 'intra-Afghan' talks in Moscow

Taliban to take part in 'intra-Afghan' talks in Moscow that do not include Afghan government
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Report: Afghan forces still shrinking, security gaps growing

Amid peace efforts in Afghanistan, a new U.S. watchdog report says Afghan security forces are shrinking, gaps in security are growing, and the Taliban are large
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Peace with the Taliban? Trump warned of Afghan pullout risks

Trump administration claims of progress in talks with the Taliban have raised fears even among the president's allies that his impatience will lead him to withd
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Taliban say they are not looking to rule Afghanistan alone

Taliban spokesman says group not seeking 'monopoly on power' but wants Afghans to live 'like brothers'
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Pakistan upholds acquittal of woman in blasphemy case

Pakistan's top court upholds acquittal of Christian woman who spent eight years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, in blow to radical Islamists wh
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The Latest: Pakistani radicals slam blasphemy case acquittal

The Latest: Senior leader of radical Pakistani Islamist party slams acquittal of Christian woman in blasphemy case
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Top Pakistani court upholds acquittal, frees Christian woman

Pakistan's top court upholds its acquittal of Christian woman sentenced for blasphemy, frees her to leave country
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The Latest: Pakistani Christian woman freed over blasphemy

The Latest: Pakistan's top court upholds acquittal of Christian woman accused of blasphemy; she is free to leave country
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Pakistan's top court upholds acquittal of Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy; she's free to leave country

Pakistan's top court upholds acquittal of Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy; she's free to leave country
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Pakistan's top court upholds acquittal of Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy; she's free to leave count

Pakistan's top court upholds acquittal of Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy; she's free to leave count
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Top Pakistan court to decide on acquittal of Christian woman

Pakistan's top court to decide fate of Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy, move that could finally set her free
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Christian acquitted of blasphemy faces final court hurdle

A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy faces a final hurdle in Pakistan's Supreme Court that will guarantee her freedom and allow her to join her daughters in
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Taliban bring top leader into talks with US

A co-founder of the Taliban who was released from prison in Pakistan in October has been appointed head of the group's political office in Qatar as it holds neg
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Graham says he'll ask Trump to meet Pakistan, Afghan leaders

A leading U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham says he will urge President Donald Trump to meeting with the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan so that they c
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US envoy for Afghan peace in Pakistan after talks in Kabul

Pakistani officials say visiting U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with Pakistan's prime minister and other officials Friday as part of efforts aimed at
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US peace envoy in Pakistan seeking end to 17-year Afghan war

Washington's peace envoy Khalilzad in Pakistan on last leg of regional tour aimed at resolving Afghanistan's 17-year war
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Taliban threaten to end talks with US on ending Afghan war

Taliban issue a statement threatening to end contact with the U.S. even as Washington's peace envoy makes another round of the region
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Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif to remain in prison despite ruling

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif to remain in prison despite Supreme Court upholding earlier ruling that set him free
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