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Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile after India cancels talks & signs S-400 deal with Russia

Pakistan has successfully test-launched its nuclear-capable missile system just after its archenemy India refused peace talks with Islamabad and bought billions-worth of weapons from Russia. The missile system, which can fire both nuclear and conventional projectiles to a distance of 1,300km, was tested on Monday by the Army Strategic Forces Command (ASFC). The test of the Ghauri Ballistic Missile was ...

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Passenger injured after boarding bridge collapses at Pakistan airport (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Published time: 9 Oct, 2018 07:23 Edited time: 9 Oct, 2018 07:53 A metal bridge designed to allow passengers board aircraft has collapsed at Islamabad International Airport, injuring one person, according to reports from Pakistan. The incident unfolded early on Tuesday morning on the apron of Pakistan’s second-busiest airport. According to Dawn newspaper, a passenger-bridge operator was injured when the metal ...

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Offer of friendship with India is no ‘weakness’ – Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Pakistan’s leader Imran Khan warned India that his offer of friendship should not be seen as “weakness,” while urging India to abandon “arrogance” to enable peace talks. Pakistan’s prime minister made the comments in response to what he branded India’s “arrogant” decision on Friday to cancel a meeting between the countries’ foreign ministers in New York on the sidelines of ...

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India calls off meeting with Pakistan over ‘brutal killing’ of policemen in Kashmir

India has canceled a meeting with Pakistan over what it calls the “brutal” killing of three of its policemen on Friday morning. A Pakistani senator took a swipe at India for “running from talks.” India had on Thursday confirmed a meeting between the two countries’ foreign ministers in New York after Pakistani PM Imran Khan wrote to his Indian counterpart, ...

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Alarm for India? Pakistan on course to become world’s 5th largest nuclear power

India will likely be unsettled by the news its arch-nemesis Pakistan is being tipped to become the fifth largest nuclear power in the world. US researchers have branded the development “concerning.” Pakistan’s nuclear capability has become of “considerable concern” to the US and other countries as its nuclear warheads are set to increase in number to between 220 and 250 ...

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US strips Pakistan of $300mn in anti-terrorism aid

The Pentagon has recalled $ 300 million of aid earmarked to support Pakistan’s anti-terrorism efforts, accusing Islamabad of going soft on extremists and providing them with safe havens, Reuters reports. “Due to a lack of Pakistani decisive actions in support of the South Asia Strategy the remaining $ 300 (million) was reprogrammed,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Kone Faulkner said, as ...

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New Pakistan PM set to cut his servant staff from 524 to 2 as example of humble life

Pakistan’s new leader has made himself the living example of how his country’s ruling elite should strip itself of its “lavish lifestyle” as he promised to cut his own household servants from 524 to just 2. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan announced the drastic cut as he addressed his country on Sunday for the first time since being elected leader. ...

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Dozens killed in Pakistan suicide bombing as election day marred by violence

A suicide bomber has killed at least 31 people and wounded many more at a polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta, rounding off a campaign season stained by indiscriminate violence. Suicide attack in Quetta. Ten martyred, dozens injured….Stay strong….we knew this would happen..now we have to face it with courage. Don't start damaging Pakistan in protests…Khair insha'Allah.. pic.twitter.com/83osXZS6jf ...

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Fake news: Russia dog execution image actually shot in Pakistan (PHOTO)

A picture circulating online of an alleged dog cull in Russia actually depicts Pakistan, during an attempt to reduce the number of stray animals on the streets of Karachi in 2016. Ahead of the World Cup there were fears that Russia would try to exterminate stray dogs in time for the arrival of fans. However, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko ...

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Pakistan tests submarine-launched, nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan has announced a successful test of its state-of-the-art Babur-III, which is a submarine-launched, nuclear-capable cruise missile. The Babur missile family has been in service since 2010. The third modification of the cruise missile was developed for the Pakistan’s navy to provide a second-strike capability in case of a war. Babur-III is submarine-launched, capable of carrying a nuclear payload weighing ...

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