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17 Oct
Cricket World Cup: India rout Pakistan by 7 wickets
14 Oct
North-western Pakistan, near the border with Afghanistan, is home to a secluded tribe: the Kalash people. The pagan tribe are Pakistan's last polytheistic community, who have avoided mass Islamisation. But lately they have become the target of attacks from the Pakistani Taliban, who are now based in Afghanistan.
12 Oct
Cash-strapped Pakistan has asked China to step up funding of projects via the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). But experts say Beijing is wary of Pakistan's worsening economic crisis.
5 Oct
Over 1.7 million Afghans have been told to leave Pakistan by November 1. The government has said Afghans are behind the majority of terror attacks in Pakistan this year.
29 Sep
Islamabad is clamping down on cross-border smuggling, but Balochistan activists claim the measures are impacting millions of people who depend on trade with Iran.
26 Sep
Karachi was once home to thousands of Parsis, followers of Zoroaster (Zarathustra), the spiritual founder of Zoroastrianism. Some of them still live in the city, but the future for their community seems grim.
24 Sep
Pakistan's parliamentary elections will be held next January, the country's election authority announced on Thursday, delaying the vote that was initially tabled for November. The Election Commission of Pakistan said the elections are scheduled for the last week of January.
16 Sep
Islamabad shuttered the key crossing after an exchange of fire between the two countries. Pakistan accuses Afghanistan of failing to control the border, allowing militants to cross and launch attacks from Pakistan.
14 Sep
Fatal skirmishes last week near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border between troops and militants has resulted in a renewed crackdown on Afghan refugees.
7 Sep
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6 Sep
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6 Sep
Teenagers and young men are increasingly taking part in violent attacks on religious minorities in Pakistan. Psychologists say they lack emotional maturity and are being taken advantage of by extremist groups.

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