Pakistan Press Release Distribution Services - Part 2

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Indian Man on Death Row in Pakistan Seeks Clemency From Army Chief

June 22, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN � An Indian man on death row in Pakistan after a military court sentenced him on charges of espionage, sabotage and terrorism has appealed to the country's army chief for clemency.

India had earlier appealed to the International …

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India, Pakistan To Lead Rise In World Population To Nearly 10 Billion By 2050, UN Says

June 22, 2017 |

The world's population will grow from 7.6 billion this year to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India, Pakistan, and seven other countries accounting for half of that increase, the United Nations has projected.

The countries driving population growth are India, …

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CPEC to set new strategic doctrine: President

June 22, 2017 |

President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in view of its regional and global impact would necessitate a new strategic doctrine.

Addressing at the graduation ceremony of National Security and War Course 2017 here at the …

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India Drops Sedition Charges Against Pakistan Cricket Fans

June 22, 2017 |

India has dropped sedition charges against 15 Muslims who were arrested for celebrating Pakistan's recent victory over India in cricket.

Police in the state of Madhya Pradesh told reporters Thursday that sedition, which can carry a life sentence in India, …

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Afghanistan Promoted To Elite Status Of International Cricket

June 22, 2017 |

Afghanistan has joined an elite list of countries eligible to compete at the highest level of test cricket after it was voted a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The ICC voted unanimously on June 22 to allow …

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Afghan Forces Recapture Tora Bora Hideout From IS

June 21, 2017 |

Afghan security forces have recaptured Tora Bora, a former fortress of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, from Islamic State (IS) militants, officials confirmed.

IS had taken the tunnel and cave complex in Nangarhar Province from the Taliban five days ago. …

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India and Afghanistan Open Air Freight Corridor to Bypass Pakistan

June 21, 2017 |

NEW DELHI � Although Afghan businesses have long wanted to exploit the potential of India's huge market, trade between the two countries has been hampered due to their tense relations with Pakistan.

But a plane loaded in Kabul with 60 …

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Taliban Releases New Video of US, Australian Hostages

June 21, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD � Afghanistan's Taliban released a new video Wednesday showing two professors, one American and one Australian, urging U.S. President Donald Trump to negotiate their freedom with the Islamist insurgent group.

American Kevin King, 60, and Australian Timothy Weeks, 48, …

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US Urges China to Change Calculus on N. Korea Ahead of Security Talks

June 21, 2017 |

STATE DEPARTMENT � The United States is urging China to play a more prominent role in combating global terrorism and help change the calculus on North Korea, ahead of high-level security talks with Beijing.

The first round of the U.S.-China …

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Officials: Pakistan Air Force Shoots Down Iranian Drone

June 21, 2017 |

Pakistani officials say an air force jet has shot down an unmanned Iranian drone that was "deep inside the Pakistani airspace."

Pakistani media quoted two unnamed officials on June 20 as saying the unmanned aircraft was shot down in the …

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2017 China International Aquatic Products Exposition Draws Purchasers from across the World

June 20, 2017 | General

ZHANJIANG, China, June 20, 2017 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– The 2017 China International Aquatic Products Exposition (CIAPE 2017) & China Seafood Procurement Fair opened on June 18 at Zhanjiang International Convention and Exhibition Center. With the mission to “connect the Chinese aquaculture industry …

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US Urges Bigger Chinese Role to Combat Global Terrorism

June 20, 2017 | Technology

WASHINGTON � The United States wants China to become more involved in supporting the global fight against terrorism and efforts to defeat Islamic State, including in Iraq, a senior U.S. official said on Monday ahead of high-level security talks with …

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