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Chinese leader in Pakistan to unveil $45B in investments


Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit in which he is expected to announce $45 billion...full story
updated 2015-04-21 10:56 AM
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Chinese leader in Pakistan to unveil $45B in investments

Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit in which he is expected to announce $45 billion....Fullstory

2015-04-21 10:56 AM

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By The Associated Press
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2015-04-21 03:02 AM

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