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Pakistan Claims It Shot Down Two Indian Warplanes, Captured Pilots

The conflict between India and Pakistan in Kashmir apparently escalated significantly overnight, as Pakistan claims it shot down two Indian warplanes, captured two pilots, and conducted six airstrikes against ground targets on the Indian side of the Line of Control (LOC). As with Tuesday’s Indian airstrikes on Pakistani territory, both sides dispute many of the details of these aerial engagements.

An Indian Air Force officer along with others inspects the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

Pakistan Cracks Down on U.S.-Based, Christian Charities

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s administration is kicking out 18 international charities based in the United States and Europe after refusing their final appeal to remain in the country, the latest move in a “systematic crackdown” on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) operating in the nation, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday.

Trump letter to Imran Khan seeks Pakistan's help in Afghanistan

Pakistan Welcomes Trump’s Approach to Ending Afghan War

Pakistan this week welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to make political reconciliation between the Afghan Taliban and Kabul the primary goal of America’s strategy to end the more than 17-year-old war in Afghanistan.

WASHINGTON, USA - SEPTEMBER 9: Candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination Donald Trump waits to speak at a rally held by the Tea Party at the United States Capitol to speak out against President Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran in Washington, USA on September 9, 2015. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu …

Trump Urges Pakistan PM to Assist U.S. on Taliban Peace Deal

U.S. President Donald Trump, in a letter sent to the Pakistani prime minister on Monday, urged the country to assist the United States “in achieving a negotiated settlement of the Afghan war,” Pakistan’s foreign ministry said in a statement.

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Pakistani PM: ‘There Is No Mention of Jesus in History’

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan recently remarked that, while the life of Islam’s Muhammad “is part of history,” there is no “mention” of Jesus in human history, the Times of Israel (TOI) reported on Friday.

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Pakistan PM Launches Global Campaign Against Blasphemy

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday declared that Islamabad, which the U.S. placed on a special watch list for “severe violations of religious freedom” this year, would spearhead an international campaign against the defamation of religion and make using freedom of speech as a pretext to commit blasphemy a crime.

IMF says Pakistan has not approached fund for deal

Pakistan: Government Confirms Review of Travel Ban for Asia Bibi

Pakistan’s federal government confirmed on Tuesday it had begun the bureaucratic process to place Asia Bibi, a Christian mother recently acquitted of blasphemy, on a travel ban list, leaving her vulnerable to murder by violent Islamist mobs.

The family of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan Wednesday after nearly a decade on death row, is “living in straight terror” and seeking a Western country to grant expedited asylum in the face of violent protests calling for her death, the chairman of a charity …

Pakistan Caves to Islamist Mob, Agrees to Prevent Asia Bibi from Leaving Country

The government of Pakistan promised the radical Islamist Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) party this weekend it would begin a legal process to prevent Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of four acquitted of blasphemy last week, from leaving the country, a move almost certainly ensuring her death at the hands of a violent mob.

Supporters of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), a hardline religious political party, chant slogans during a protest on the blocked Faizabad bridge following the Supreme Court decision to acquit Christian woman Asia Bibi, in Islamabad on November 1, 2018. - Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan hit out at religious hardliners and …