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Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap
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Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif mulling political comeback after year-long gap

Sharif's decision to become active in politics coincided with the issuance of a non-bailable arrest warrant by the Islamabad High Court. He has been living in London since November 2019 after he was allowed to go abroad for four weeks for treatment

CDS General Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan against any 'misadventure' amid India's border row with China
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CDS General Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan against any 'misadventure' amid India's border row with China

Rawat said the country faces the most "complex threats and challenges" spanning the full spectrum of conflict from nuclear to sub-conventional

Pakistan issues financial sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban members to avoid FATF blacklist
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Pakistan issues financial sanctions against Afghanistan's Taliban members to avoid FATF blacklist

The orders also target al-Qaida as well as outlawed Pakistani groups like Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, thousands of whom are believed to be hiding in remote regions of Afghanistan

Pakistan court appoints three lawyers as impartial advisers in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
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Pakistan court appoints three lawyers as impartial advisers in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The appointments came a day after the court ordered the Pakistan government to give India "another chance" to appoint a counsel for the death-row prisoner

Give India 'another chance' to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan court tells Imran Khan govt
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Give India 'another chance' to appoint lawyer for Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistan court tells Imran Khan govt

Jadhav, a 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April 2017

Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, vocal critic of country's powerful military, released after day-long abduction
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Pakistani journalist Matiullah Jan, vocal critic of country's powerful military, released after day-long abduction

Police said Matiullah Jan was last seen outside a government school in Islamabad on Tuesday morning. An Islamabad police spokesperson said that they are investigating the case.

Construction of first Hindu temple in Islamabad blocked; structure was meant to showcase Pakistan's tolerance
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Construction of first Hindu temple in Islamabad blocked; structure was meant to showcase Pakistan's tolerance

While the plan for the temple was approved in 2017 under the former government, Imran Khan put the plan into action and received praise for what many had hoped would mark a new, more tolerant Pakistan

Pakistan says Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file appeal against conviction; India dismisses claim as 'farce'
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Pakistan says Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file appeal against conviction; India dismisses claim as 'farce'

The MEA said that Islamabad coerced the former Indian naval officer to forgo his rights to seek implementation of the ICJ judgment

Imran Khan draws flak for calling Osama Bin Laden 'martyr', claims Pakistan was 'humiliated' for supporting US war on terror
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Imran Khan draws flak for calling Osama Bin Laden 'martyr', claims Pakistan was 'humiliated' for supporting US war on terror

Speaking in parliament during the budget session, Khan said the American forces entered Pakistan and killed bin Laden without informing Islamabad after which everyone started abusing his country.

India asks Pakistan High Commission to reduce staff by 50% over alleged involvement of officials in 'acts of espionage'
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India asks Pakistan High Commission to reduce staff by 50% over alleged involvement of officials in 'acts of espionage'

The Ministry of External Affairs said the Charge d' Affaires of Pakistan High Commission was summoned and informed about the decision.

Two Indian High Commission staffers released by Pakistan after being detained for brief while, handed over to Mission official
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Two Indian High Commission staffers released by Pakistan after being detained for brief while, handed over to Mission official

The two Indian High Commission officials were arrested in the morning from the Embassy Road in G-6 area of Pakistan's capital after their vehicle allegedly hit a pedestrian

Imran Khan tests negative for COVID-19, but virus of radicalism permeating through Pakistan complicates challenge posed by pandemic
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Imran Khan tests negative for COVID-19, but virus of radicalism permeating through Pakistan complicates challenge posed by pandemic

Imran Khan’s now solid reputation of being a ‘U-turn man’ doesn’t completely explain his support to the religious groupings to carry on with Ramzan. That can only be explained by some systemic factors that are peculiar to Pakistan.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Imran Khan undergoes COVID-19 test after coming in contact with positive case; result expected today
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Imran Khan undergoes COVID-19 test after coming in contact with positive case; result expected today

Pakistan prime Minister Imran Khan was tested for COVID-19 after Edhi Foundation Chairman Faisal Edhi, who met the premier a few days ago, was diagnosed positive for the virus

Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus
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Pakistan slams India's move to alter J&K's domicile law, accuses New Delhi of 'taking advantage' of global focus on coronavirus

Pakistan has been unsuccessfully trying to drum up international support against India for withdrawing Jammu and Kashmir's special status on August 5 and bifurcating it into two Union territories.

Pakistan suspends all domestic flight services till 2 April after confirmed number of cases in country cross 1,000
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Pakistan suspends all domestic flight services till 2 April after confirmed number of cases in country cross 1,000

Pakistan has suspended all domestic flight operations until 2 April to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus after the country reported over 1,000 cases and seven deaths from the COVID-19 infection, authorities said on Wednesday.

At UN, India asks Pakistan to stop terror funding and dismantle militant camps operating from its soil
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At UN, India asks Pakistan to stop terror funding and dismantle militant camps operating from its soil

India's terse statement came a week after the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decided to retain Pakistan on its 'Grey List' and warned the country of stern action if it fails to prosecute and penalise those involved in terror funding emanating from its jurisdiction.

Donald Trump's India visit: US peace deal with Afghan Taliban hands Islamabad leverage, leaves New Delhi vulnerable on Kashmir
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Donald Trump's India visit: US peace deal with Afghan Taliban hands Islamabad leverage, leaves New Delhi vulnerable on Kashmir

Ever since 1999, Indian policies in Kashmir have been predicated on the assumption that New Delhi and Washington’s regional interests converge: reining in Pakistan’s jihadist proxies, it seemed, was a common interest. President Trump’s Afghan deal makes that not necessarily true.

Pakistan to remain on FATF Grey List till June 2020; watchdog warns of action if Islamabad fails to check terror funding
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Pakistan to remain on FATF Grey List till June 2020; watchdog warns of action if Islamabad fails to check terror funding

The FATF is an inter-governmental body established in 1989 to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other related threats to the integrity of the international financial system

Pakistan expected to get four-month breather to fulfil FATF obligations and secure its exit from grey list
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Pakistan expected to get four-month breather to fulfil FATF obligations and secure its exit from grey list

Pakistan submitted a 650-page review report to the FATF on 8 January in response to 150 questions raised by the FATF regarding new Pakistani policies on money laundering.

FATF to keep Pakistan in 'grey list' as Turkey, Malaysia extend support; decision comes week after Hafiz Saeed's conviction
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FATF to keep Pakistan in 'grey list' as Turkey, Malaysia extend support; decision comes week after Hafiz Saeed's conviction

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is likely to keep Pakistan in the grey list and not put it in the black list, reports said on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the global terror financing watchdog held a review meeting on whether Pakistan had taken sufficient steps and implemented its plan of action to fight terrorism.