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When Peter Preston had to dive for cover | Letters

Journalists and readers reflect on their dealings with former Guardian editor Peter Preston, who died on Saturday Your obituary of Peter Preston (8 January) highlights his courage and his defiance of the disabilities caused by his childhood polio. I met him in 1965 in Rawalpindi, where we were covering a …

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Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump's 'lies and deceit' tweet

Diplomat asked to explain US president’s comments accusing the country of taking aid but failing to help fight terrorism Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador in a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out at Islamabad with threats to cut aid over “lies and deceit” about militancy. Pakistan’s foreign …

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'Nothing but lies and deceit': Trump launches Twitter attack on Pakistan

US president tweets saying Pakistan is providing ‘safe haven to terrorists’ and America was ‘foolish’ to give $33bn in aid Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of “lies and deceit”, saying America was foolish to have given Islamabad more than $33bn in aid. Trump began the new year by launching an …

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'Illegal and primitive': Pakistan expels foreign aid groups in droves

Warnings of negative impact on ordinary people and damage to Pakistan’s international standing as 29 organisations are given two months to leave The Pakistani government has ordered a number of foreign charities and rights groups to close down their operations and leave the country by the end of January. Over …

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