Quetta, Pakistan Newswire (Page 2)

Quetta, Pakistan Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Pakistanis Skeptical of the Benefits of China's LargesseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | Voice of America

    The dusty desert city of Khuzdar in southwestern Pakistan has no hospital and no commercial flights into its tiny airport, but government officials who visited recently spoke in glowing terms of its future as a hub of commerce. Pakistan's new army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was among a flock of dignitaries who descended upon Khuzdar, a city of 400,000, to tout the benefits of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor for the southwestern province of Baluchistan.

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  2. Pakistan army chief sells China investment deal in remote BaluchistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | The Star Online

    The dusty desert city of Khuzdar in southwestern Pakistan has no hospital and no commercial flights into its tiny airport, but government officials who visited recently spoke in glowing terms of its future as a hub of commerce. Pakistan's new army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was among a flock of dignitaries who descended upon Khuzdar, a city of 400,000, to tout the benefits of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor for the southwestern province of Baluchistan.

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  3. Rotary condemns deadly attack on polio security personnel in PakistanRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Rotarian

    Rotary members and our partners in the fight to eradicate polio offer our heartfelt condolences and express a deep sadness in the wake of a horrific bomb attack in Quetta, Pakistan, that took the lives of at least 15 security personnel on 13 January. This tragic attack outside a polio immunization center is a stark reminder of the dangers faced by Rotary, our partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, and the brave women and men on the front lines of our effort to protect all children from the paralyzing effects of polio.

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  4. Kashmir violence dips 60% post demonetisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: The call traffic between hawala agents in India dropped almost by half post demonetisation , says a recent assessment by the central intelligence agencies. Payments to the end beneficiary of hawala deals are traditionally in cash, with Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 being the favoured denominations.

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  5. Five Wounded In Gun Attack In PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Weekday Magazine

    Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a vehicle in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on January 6, wounding five people. Police told RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal that the passengers, who were travelling in a taxi, were all members of the Shi'ite Hazara minority.

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  6. Pakistan Fuel Delivery Strike Causes ShortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Weekday Magazine

    The Pakistani city of Quetta faced shortages at gas stations as the shipping companies that supply them have gone on strike. (RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal)

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  7. Pak Interior Minister decides to challenge findings of Quetta carnage reportRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 4 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has decided to challenge the findings of the Quetta Commission report. Dawn quoted a source in the National Counter Terrorism Authority , which says that "responses" and "arguments" will be presented in the Supreme Court, in response to a report probing the Quetta Civil Hospital carnage.

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  8. Pakistan begins immunisation campaign after finding rare polio strainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | The Star Online

    QUETTA : Pakistan began a special five-day polio immunisation campaign in the southwestern city of Quetta for children under five after a rare strain of the virus was found in sewage samples, officials said. Local officials said they had recruited Muslim clerics to promote the immunisations for 400,000 children after past programmes were met with resistance and even violence by extremists.

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  9. Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Reuters

    ... but it's best to check with a professional before taking matters into your own hands, doctors advise. QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan began a special five-day polio immunisation campaign in the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday for children under five ...

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  10. PAKISTAN: VBMP's annual report on Enforced DisappearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Scoop

    In 2016, the series of enforced disappearance, dumping of mutilated bodies and violation of human rights by security agencies continued without abating in Balochistan. It could not suspend due to apathy of national and international human rights organizations, justice providing bodies toward the burning Balochistan Issue.

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  11. Wales confirms bird flu case, to cull infected poultryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Reuters

    ... found in the Irish Republic last week and another in Lincolnshire, eastern England, earlier in December. QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistan began a special five-day polio immunisation campaign in the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday for children under ...

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  12. Factbox: Why polio is proving so hard to beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Fox News

    Pakistan, one of three countries with endemic polio, began an immunization campaign this week in the city of Quetta for children under five after the discovery of a rare strain of the virus in sewage samples, officials said. No cases of the rare Type 2 strain have been reported in humans in Quetta but it has been added to the vaccine as a precaution.

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  13. Pakistani city launches new polio campaign after rare strain foundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Crofs Blogs

    Pakistan began a special five-day polio immunisation campaign in the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday for children under five after a rare strain of the virus was found in sewage samples, officials said. Local officials said they had recruited Muslim clerics to promote the immunisations for 400,000 children after past programmes were met with resistance and even violence by extremists.

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  14. Pak Senator corners govt., questions rationale behind protecting JeM chiefRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 3 : Questioning the rationale behind protecting Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar from sanctions by the United Nations, a Pakistani Senator has said that China would not have stepped in to protect the former unless the Nawaz Sahrif-led government had asked for the same. During discussion on the report of Quetta carnage of August 8, which killed at least 72 people, including 53 lawyers of Balochistan, Senator Farhatullah Babar said, "We need to know why an outfit that is banned in Pakistan as a militant organisation should be protected from sanctions by the UN."

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  15. Pak Senators for implementation of Quetta commission report in letter and spiritRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 3 : Expressing concern over the impunity with which some banned militant organisations continue to operate in the country, the legislative body of the Pakistan Senate has demanded zero tolerance for such outfits and called for implementation of Justice Qazi Faez Isa's report on the Quetta carnage in letter and spirit. Discussing the report of August 8 Quetta carnage that killed at least 72 people, including 53 lawyers of Balochistan, the legislative body said that it was not taken seriously, which clearly identified failure on the government's part, reports the Daily Times.

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  16. Pakistani Senator corners government, questions rationale behind...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | India.com

    Islamabad , Jan. 3: Questioning the rationale behind protecting Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Maulana Masood Azhar from sanctions by the United Nations, a Pakistani Senator has said that China would not have stepped in to protect the former unless the Nawaz Sahrif-led government had asked for the same. During discussion on the report of Quetta carnage of August 8, which killed at least 72 people, including 53 lawyers of Balochistan, Senator Farhatullah Babar said, "We need to know why an outfit that is banned in Pakistan as a militant organisation should be protected from sanctions by the UN."

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  17. Trade utopia of CPEC will remain incomplete if India is kept outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Indian Express

    General Riaz's invitation to India to join CPEC is conditional on India calling off its Afghan proxy warriors mobilised expressly to disrupt CPEC because it "endangers India's security". The only big thing going for an isolated Pakistan is the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor .

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  18. Terrorist Juggernaut May Result From Monumental Radical Islamic 'Merger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | The Daily Caller

    Supporters of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden shout anti-American slogans, after the news of his death, during a rally in Quetta May 2, 2011. Bin Laden was killed in a U.S. helicopter raid on a mansion near the Pakistani capital Islamabad early on Monday, officials said, ending a nearly 10-year worldwide hunt for the mastermind of the Sept.

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  19. WHO: Summary of poliovirus circulation in 2016 - PakistanRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 29 | Crofs Blogs

    In Pakistan, a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 has been detected from environmental samples in Quetta, Balochistan. Two isolates with apparent genetic linkages were isolated from environmental samples, collected on 20 October and 28 November 2016.

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  20. No security, intelligence agency came to my rescue during captivity,...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Newkerala.com

    Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec.29 : No security or intelligence agency came to his rescue during his captivity, said Shahbaz Taseer, the son of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer. [NK World] Shahbaz told the Dawn that he managed to escape from his militant captors with god's blessings months after his flamboyant father Salman was assassinated for siding with a blasphemy convict.

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