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Sensationalist media coverage and politicisation by right-wing groups created the notion that child sexual exploitation in the UK was specifically an 'Asian' problem.

The reporter's abduction may have been related to his work on recent political events.

Villagers say India targets civilians in Pakistan Kashmir

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Villagers say India targets civilians in Pakistan Kashmir

Villagers say most people who live along the Line of Control have lost close relatives because of Indian firing in recent decades.

Pakistan court overturns Musharraf death sentence

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Pakistan court overturns Musharraf death sentence

The formation of a special court which handed the former general a death sentence was ruled to be "unconstitutional" in a case which caused ...

Pakistan court sentences former President Musharaf to death

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Pakistan court sentences former President Musharaf to death

A Pakistan court on Tuesday sentenced former military ruler Pervez Musharraf.

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Pakistani Spring? Anti-government protests demand Imran Khan's resignation

Organiser Fazl-ur-Rehman, head of a religious political party, has accused Imran Khan of being an incompetent and illegitimate leader who came to power in a rigged election last year.

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Trump praises Pakistan's role in 'progress' on Afghan peace

President Trump hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, in a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an accord ...

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Pakistan not invited to India PM Modi's swearing-in

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan won't be in attendance at his Indian counterpart's swearing-in ceremony after he was denied an invitation.

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Iran, Pakistan to form border 'reaction force' following attacks

Iran and Pakistan decided to set up a joint border force following a spat of deadly attacks by armed groups on their frontier.

Former Pakistan PM Sharif sentenced to seven years

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Former Pakistan PM Sharif sentenced to seven years

Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to seven years in prison for corruption.

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Abul-Kasem is freed, but Egypt's authoritarian crackdown persists

Comment: British teenager Mohammed Fathi Abul-Kasem has been released, but it's time the UK government spoke out against its authoritarian ...

Lily Allen sparks Twitter-beef with Quilliam over grooming-gang study

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Lily Allen sparks Twitter-beef with Quilliam over grooming-gang study

The singer said Quilliam's latest study was 'utterly useless'.

Who are Kashmir's Special Police Officers?

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Who are Kashmir's Special Police Officers?

Paid a pittance, used as spies and left vulnerable to daily death threats from Kashmir's militants, SPOs are abandoning the police, reports ...

Pakistan PM promises 'whistleblower' law to fight corruption

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Pakistan PM promises 'whistleblower' law to fight corruption

Pakistani PM Imran Khan pledged a new whistleblower law to fight corruption.

Pakistan opposition leader arrested on corruption charges

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Pakistan opposition leader arrested on corruption charges

Pakistan opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif was arrested Friday for graft on Friday, in the government crackdown.

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Former Pakistan PM released from prison following court orders

Nawaz Sharif, along with his daughter and son-in law, were driven away in an SUV as it was showered with rose petals in celebration.

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Saudi King hosts Pakistan PM on maiden foreign visit

Saudi King Salman has hosted Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on his maiden foreign visit since coming to power, as Islamabad seeks to stave ...

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Cricket hero Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan PM

Imran Khan has been sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister, ending decades of rotating leadership between two parties.

Sam Hamad

Rabaa sign: Corbyn critics have got this one wrong

Comment: Linking the Rabaa sign to extremism is a cheap take that is devoid of context and understanding, writes Sam Hamad.

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

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Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Comment: Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan hopes to avoid taking sides in the divisive politics of the Gulf region, but that's no easy ...

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Pakistan's Imran Khan in coalition talks to form government

Pakistan's Imran Khan led the polls in a recent election, but will need the support of other parties to form a government.

Pakistan's Imran Khan falls short of election majority: commission Pakistan's Imran Khan falls short of election majority: commission

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Pakistan's Imran Khan falls short of election majority: commission

The country's Election Commission released an official tally on Friday, a day after Khan declared victory in a vote marred by rigging ...

Imran Khan declares victory in controversial Pakistan election

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Imran Khan declares victory in controversial Pakistan election

Cricket hero turned politician Imran Khan claimed victory in an election that saw hundreds of thousands of security personnel and police ...

Pakistan polls show Imran Khan as front runner

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Pakistan polls show Imran Khan as front runner

New fears have emerge that political instability could return to Pakistan after outlier Imran Khan was touted to win Wednesday's elections.

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