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Pakistan says India-US statement violates diplomatic norms

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Pakistan differs with US on Indian role in Afghanistan

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Global effort on girls’ education defeating Taliban’s purpose: Malala

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Pakistan to continue water talks with India this week

Islamabad-- Pakistan will reiterate its serious objections over two water storage and hydropower projects being built by India during a meet with New Delhi...

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