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Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions
(AP Photo - Fareed Khan)
By ZARAR KHAN
From Associated Press
October 01, 2016 9:38 AM EST
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani cinemas have stopped showing Indian films after India banned Pakistani actors from its movie industry amid soaring tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals over Kashmir, cinema owners said Saturday.
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