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Russia, Pakistan sign MoU on gas pipeline from Iran

Russia and Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement Thursday.  

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128 killed in Pakistan poll meeting, IS stakes claim

At least 128 people, including Balochistan Awami Party leader Siraj Raisani, were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a suicide attack in Balochistan on Friday. It was the third such attack on candidates in the run-up to July 25 polls.

Not aware of Russia, Iran, China, Pakistan spy chiefs meet: Islamabad

The Pakistan Foreign Office has expressed ignorance about a reported but unprecedented meeting of spy chiefs of Russia, Iran, China and Pakistan over the growing threat to the region from the Islamic State in Afghanistan.

Pakistan's central bank tightens currency movement

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has taken stringent measures to tighten currency movement within the country amid depreciation of the national currency following the grey-listing of Pakistan by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Pakistan attractive for investments after CPEC: President

Pakistan has become attractive for investments in multiple sectors after the launch of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), President Mamnoon Hussain has said.

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Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency

If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor . 

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Bangladesh, ADB sign deal for rural road network

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Bangladeshi government have signed an agreement for $200 million in loans to improve the rural road network in Bangladesh.

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