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August 2016 Quetta attacks

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On 8 August 2016, terrorists attacked the Government Hospital of Quetta in Pakistan with a suicide bombing and shooting. [1]

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Aaj News

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ABC News

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Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) (آغا خان یونیورسٹی ہسپتال, آغا خان يونيورسٽي اسپتال) in Karachi, established in 1985, is the primary teaching site of the Aga Khan University’s (AKU) Faculty of Health Sciences.

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Aitzaz Ahsan

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ARY News

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Ashraf Ghani

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August 2013 Quetta bombing

On 8 August 2013, a suicide attacker exploded a bomb at a funeral being held for a police officer in Quetta, Pakistan, and killed as many as thirty-one people and injured over fifty people.

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Balochistan Bar Council

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China–Pakistan Economic Corridor

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Combined Military Hospital

Combined Military Hospitals (مشترکہ فوجی ہسپتال, abbreviated as CMH) are Pakistan Armed Forces hospitals situated in various cantonments of the country.

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England cricket team

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Facebook

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Facebook Safety Check

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François Hollande

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Frontier Corps

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Inter-Services Public Relations

The Inter-Services Public Relations (بین الخدماتی تعلقات عامہ; Reporting name:ISPR), is the media wing of the Pakistan Armed Forces which broadcasts and coordinates military news and information to the country's civilian media and the civic society.

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January 2016 Quetta suicide bombing

A suicide bomber detonated himself near security personal vehicles close to a polio centre in a town near Quetta, Pakistan, killing at least 15 people, including 13 policemen and one soldier killed and wounding another 25, including 18 policemen, two soldiers and six civilians.

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Mobile phone jammer

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Muhammad Khan Sherani

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National Action Plan (Pakistan)

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Nawaz Sharif

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New Year

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New Year's Day

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New Year's Eve

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Pakistan

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Pakistan national cricket team

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Pakistani intelligence community

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Pervez Musharraf

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Pishin, Pakistan

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President of France

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Quetta

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Raheel Sharif

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Research and Analysis Wing

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Samaa TV

SAMAA TV (سماء) is a Pakistani news and entertainment television network.

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Sanaullah Khan Zehri

Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri (نواب ثناء اللہ خان زہری) was the Chief Minister of Balochistan from 24 December 2015 to 9 December 2017.

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Sarfraz Bugti

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Sartaj Aziz

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Shehbaz Sharif

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Suicide attack

A suicide attack is any violent attack in which the attacker expects their own death as a direct result of the method used to harm, damage or destroy the target.

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Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan

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Terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2016

This is a list of terrorist incidents in Pakistan in 2016.

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The Hindu

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The Indian Express

The Indian Express is an English-language Indian daily newspaper.

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The Times of India

The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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War in North-West Pakistan

The War in North-West Pakistan, also known as the War in Waziristan, is an armed conflict involving Pakistan, and armed militant groups such as the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Jundallah, Lashkar-e-Islam (LeI), TNSM, al-Qaeda, and their Central Asian allies such as the ISIL–Khorasan (ISIL), Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, East Turkistan Movement, Emirate of Caucasus, and elements of organized crime.

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White House Press Secretary

The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official whose primary responsibility is to act as spokesperson for the executive branch of the United States government administration, especially with regard to the President, senior executives, and policies.

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2016 Quetta police training college attack

On 24 October 2016, three heavily armed terrorists carried out an attack on the Balochistan police training college in Quetta, Pakistan, killing 61 cadets and injuring more than 165 others.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_2016_Quetta_attacks

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