Tag: Islamabad (Pakistan)

Pakistani Military Plane Crashes, Killing at Least 10

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A small Pakistani military plane crashed into a village on the outskirts of Rawalpindi on Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, including five people on board, and injuring at least 12 others, rescue officials said. The cause of the crash was not immediately known and military officials said the small plane, belonging […]

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Imran Khan’s ‘New Pakistan’ Is as Good as the Old

During election campaigns, politicians usually make promises that they have no intention and no way of keeping. Here is one promise that Khan is trying to keep: To punish corrupt politicians and force them to pay back the money they have stolen — the billions, he says, that have been stashed in Swiss banks. By […]

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Your House Is My House, Pakistan’s Rich Say to Its Poor

KARACHI — Pakistan is in the middle of an unusual property boom. Developers grab large tracts of land, stealing them outright or occupying them, advertise mega development projects and then buy off regulators with the money they raise selling some of the land they dubiously claim. Poor people who have lived in their homes for […]

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