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Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab province

LAHORE, Pakistan — A Pakistani health official says a special anti-polio drive has been launched in the country's eastern Punjab province. ...
Freed on a court order, radical Pakistani cleric leaves jail

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A radical anti-U.S. cleric imprisoned in Pakistan since 2009 left the jail in the northwestern city of Peshawar following a court...
Pakistan’s Imran Khan talks US relations as elections loom

ISLAMABAD — Famed cricketer turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday that meeting U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "bitter pill" to swallow should...
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WASHINGTON — Insurgents posing as friendly militia members lured a U.S. and Afghan team to a meeting in eastern Afghanistan, triggering a shootout and...
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KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a Taliban attack has killed three policemen in western Farah province. ...
UN Security Council considers visit to war-torn Afghanistan

UNITED NATIONS — The president of the U.N. Security Council said Thursday that members are considering a visit to Afghanistan to show solidarity with...
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KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military says one of its soldiers was wounded when insurgents launched an attack in eastern Afghanistan's remote Achin district...
Suicide bomber targeting police kills 6 in Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan — A suicide bomber targeting a police truck in Pakistan killed six people and wounded 17 on Tuesday, officials said. ...
Pakistan court frees anti-US cleric amid spat with Trump

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Pakistani court has ordered the release of a radical anti-U.S. cleric who went to Afghanistan with thousands of volunteers to...
The Latest: Official says $2B in funds for Pakistan at risk

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the suspension of U.S. security assistance to Pakistan (all times local): ...

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