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Pakistan reports first polio case in 15 months

Pakistan’s prime minister said Saturday he will chair an emergency meeting of a national task force for polio eradication after authorities detected the country’s first case of the debilitating neurodegenerative disease in 15 months. Health officials announced the discovery of the wild polio case on Friday, saying a 15-month-old boy …

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7 Pakistani soldiers killed in ambush in North Waziristan

Seven Pakistani soldiers have been killed in an attack by suspected militants near the border with Afghanistan. Pakistan’s military said in a statement on Friday that the troops’ convoy was ambushed the day before in the Isham area of North Waziristan, a district in the volatile northwestern province of Khyber …

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