Christmas in Pakistan is overshadowed by Quetta church attack
23 December 2017 | 3:30 pm
Security will be high at Pakistan churches this Christmas after nine people were killed in an attack on a church in Quetta last week.
Pakistan's exclusion from the EU's list of "high-risk third countries" is likely to boost exports to the bloc and reduce the legal and financial costs of business with the EU.
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