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  • Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military

    Pakistan's government pushes back against the long-powerful military
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — For most of Pakistan's history, the powerful military has held sway over elected officials or simply dumped them from power. Just ask Nawaz Sharif, who was ousted as prime minister in the last military coup, 15 years ago.
  • U.S. calls for more investment-friendly Indian government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday urged the Indian government that emerges from ongoing elections to follow economic policies that encourage investment, saying Washington would like to see bilateral trade grow to $500 billion a year....

    Pakistani Taliban end ceasefire with government but say talks still on

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have formally ended a 40-day ceasefire but are still open to talks with the government, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Government negotiators were not immediately available to confirm if...

    Pakistan publishes list to embarrass tax cheats into paying up

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Desperate Pakistani tax authorities are publicly shaming defaulters by publishing taxpayers' details in a directory for the first time, officials said on Wednesday. The cash-strapped authorities find it almost impossible to chase...

    India's Modi says committed to no first use of nuclear weapons

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi ruled out the first use of nuclear weapons on Wednesday, seeking to calm concerns after his Hindu nationalist party vowed to revise arms strategy if elected. Modi told the ANI...