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Pakistan closes U.S.-funded radio station, citing 'hostile' agenda

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani authorities on Friday closed the offices of a U.S. government-funded radio station whose broadcasts it said were "against the interests of Pakistan," dealing another blow to relations with the United States.

The Pakistani interior ministry said that Radio Mashaal portrayed the country as "a hub of terrorism" and "a failed state" that could not provide security for

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