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A female polio worker in Pakistan (representative image) | ThePrint

Peshawar’s women polio workers accuse seniors of harassment, threaten to boycott vaccine drive

Female polio workers hold protest, urge heath minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district to take note of situation that has allegedly led to some of them losing their jobs.
Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

Pakistan will seek to continue detention of Daniel Pearl murder convict Omar Sheikh — WSJ report

Sindh HC ordered Omar’s release Thursday. But a Wall Street Journal report quotes a Pakistani legal official, who says he will remain behind bars as authorities will try to prevent his release.
A file photo of Major General K.K. Sinha (retd). | Photo: Twitter/@GeneralKKSinha

Maj Gen KK Sinha — retired Army officer whose comments are in focus after Republic fined in UK

Maj Gen KK Sinha (retd) had made comments on Pakistan on Arnab Goswami's show on Republic Bharat in Sept 2019. The retired officer says what he said was 'lost in translation'.
Karima Baloch

‘Can’t rule out foul play’ — activist Karima Baloch’s husband demands probe into her death

Thirty five-year-old human rights activist Karima Baloch was found dead in Toronto. A vocal critic of the Pakistan government, she had been granted asylum in Canada in 2016.
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Modi outreach to farmers a step forward. It will be good if talks resume in a spirit of sincerity

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Threatened with ‘Christmas gift’, Karima Baloch’s death leaves more questions than answers

Living in exile doesn’t mean a peaceful life for Pakistan's human rights activists. And mysterious deaths like Karima Baloch’s only add to the distress.
Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

Pakistan court orders immediate release of Daniel Pearl murder accused Omar Sheikh, others

Months after it acquitted the convicts in the Daniel Pearl murder case, the Sindh High Court declared the detention orders of the terrorists ‘null and void’.
Activist Karima Baloch | Twitter | @KarimaBaloch

How deaths of Karima Baloch and Sajid Hussain indicate resurgence of Cold War dirty tricks

In episode 646 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains how the recent deaths of Baloch activists indicate a web of conspiracy and espionage.
Activist Karima Baloch | Twitter | @KarimaBaloch

Baloch activist, gender inequality critic Karima Baloch found dead in Canada

Karima Baloch was a vocal critic of the Pakistan government in Balochistan and a strong proponent of gender equality.
A development site at Marine Drive in Gwadar, Balochistan, Pakistan

Disputes, pollution, deforestation — what it’s like to live near CPEC project in Pakistan

China insists that BRI projects, of which CPEC is the centerpiece, are strictly vetted for environmental impacts and meant to benefit the locals. But in practice, it has fallen short.

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