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Stories with organization: Pakistan government
  • Pakistani army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban 
    Updated: May-04-16 5:51 am

    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's army chief signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on civilians as well as assaults on police and army officers, an army statement said.

  • Ancient Buddhist sculpture returned to Pakistani government story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:01 am

    NEW YORK - An ancient stone sculpture of Buddha's footprints that was smuggled into the United States and had been expected to sell for more than $1 million was returned to the government of Pakistan on Wednesday.

  • Bangladesh closing notorious 18th-century prison in Dhaka 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 5:24 am

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh is closing its notorious 18th-century prison where sensational political killings over decades have targeted people on both sides of the South Asian country's 1971 war for independence from Pakistan.

  • The Latest: New Zealand reviews its foreign trust rules story has photos
    Updated: Apr-10-16 11:46 pm

    LONDON - The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local):

  • In Pakistan, tackling extremism is a political minefield story has photos
    Updated: Apr-06-16 5:33 am

    ISLAMABAD - Tackling extremism is a political minefield in Pakistan, where politicians openly consort with leaders of banned militant groups and sympathy exists within the security forces and civil administration for perpetrators of crimes committed in the name of religion. As a result, many remain skeptical of the state's ability to put an end to the militant violence that kills hundreds of Pakistani civilians each year.