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US releases $6 million food assistance to Pakistani IDPs

US releases $6 million food assistance to Pakistani IDPs

ISLAMABAD: The United States contributed an additional $6 million to help the government of Pakistan meet the food and nutritional needs of the internally displaced people (IDPs) from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on August 20.  The contribution, provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP),

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Gunmen reported in US army base in Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: A gunman has reportedly attacked the US army base at Fort Lee located in Virginia state, US media reported on Monday afternoon. Reports revealed that a shooter has entered at 2:30pm GMT at the Combined Arms Support Command headquarters, about 100 miles (160 km) south of Washington. The incident reported by the Fort

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Indus Water Commission dialogues resumed between Pakistan, India

LAHORE: Indian delegation of Indus Water Commission has scheduled its visit to Pakistan on August 23 (tomorrow) to hold dialogues in accordance to Indus Waters Treaty. A 10-member Indian delegation will hold five-day meeting with the Pakistani officials in Lahore commencing tomorrow till August 27. Pakistan’s Indus Water Commission spokesperson said that Indian commissioner will meet

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80 terrorists invade Pakistan territory from Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: Large-scale attack has been carried out by group of terrorists who tried to enter into Pakistani border from Afghanistan on Friday. 80 terrorists have invaded the Pakistani territory at Muslim Bagh sector located in Balochistan province, while a Frontier Corps (FC) official was martyred in the exchange fire between Pakistani forces and terrorists, Dunya News

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US Embassy ‘carefully monitoring’ protests in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The United States Embassy has confirmed ‘careful monitoring’ of ongoing demonstrations in Islamabad, the federal capital of Pakistan.  US Embassy urged all sides to refrain from violence, exercise restraint, and respect the rule of law. The press release said that ‘Peaceful protest and freedom of expression are important aspects of democracy.  However, the United

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