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Attacks in Orakzai and Karachi, Pakistan

Statement by Heather Nauert Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State November 23, 2018: The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s terrorist attacks in Orakzai and Karachi, Pakistan, which killed over 30 people and injured dozens more.  We send our deepest condolences to the victims’ families and wish for the speedy recovery of those injured.  ...
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Demonstration Alert—U.S. Embassy Islamabad

Location:  Liaquat Bagh, Rawalpindi to Faizabad Intersection, Islamabad Event: A large demonstration by the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) is expected in Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Sunday, November 25, 2018, from mid-morning until evening. Past demonstrations have resulted in altercations among protestors to which police have responded.  Expect heavy police presence to maintain public safety, blocked and/or heavily congested roadways, ...
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Demonstration Alert—U. S. Consulate General – Lahore

  Demonstration Alert U.S. Consulate Lahore (November 15, 2018)     Location:  Lahore, Mall Road, between Avari Chowk and Nasir Bagh   Event:  U.S. Consulate Lahore cautions that beginning 11:00am on November 15, 2018, a large demonstration is expected in Lahore along Mall Road.  Mall Road will be closed from Avari Chowk through Nasir Bagh.  ...
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Small Grants/Big Impact: More than 2 Million Helped by Community-based Initiatives

Islamabad, November 13, 2018 – Representatives from organizations working throughout Pakistan gathered in Islamabad to celebrate the impact of initiatives supported by USAID’s Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program.  Since the funding program was established in 2010, grants have provided assistance to organizations working in some of the most remote and underserved geographic locations in ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Islamabad

Security Alert –U.S. Embassy Islamabad November 8, 2018 Location:  Islamabad, Pakistan Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Pakistan. Due to continuing security concerns, travel restrictions on U.S. Embassy personnel remain in place, including limits on visits to Pakistani government facilities, universities and shopping malls.  ...
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