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Stories with place: Islamabad
  • Pakistan: Work on delayed gas pipeline to start this year 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 10:58 am

    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's prime minister said Friday that Turkmenistan will begin construction on a much-delayed gas pipeline stretching from Central Asia to South Asia by the end of the year, a project that once completed is expected to help his energy-starved Islamic nation overcome the shortage of natural gas in the years to come.

  • Pakistan among world's top executioners after terror attack story has photos
    Updated: Sep-09-15 4:55 am

    ISLAMABAD - For years, Pakistan did not put prisoners to death. Then a Taliban attack butchered 150 people, most of them children, and the country resumed carrying out the death penalty and quickly turned into one of the world's most avid executioners.

  • Pakistan renews commitment to facilitate Afghan peace talks 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 4:55 am

    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's Foreign Ministry spokesman says Islamabad is still ready to facilitate the revival of stalled peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.