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Stories with place: Peshawar
  • Pakistani Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:27 am

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan - An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in northwest Pakistan. He kept a watchful eye on everyone who passed him on the narrow street, looking for a suspicious gesture, or a bulge beneath the clothes that hints at a hidden gun or a bomb.

  • Afghan mineral wealth being looted by strongmen, experts say 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 2:03 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The brilliant blue stone lapis lazuli, prized for millennia, is almost uniquely found in Afghanistan, a key part of the extensive mineral wealth that is seen as the best hope for funding development of one of the world's poorest nations.

  • Pakistani authorities raise death toll from earthquake to 5 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:43 am

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Pakistan has raised the death toll from the quake that rattled the country the day before, saying five people were killed.