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China lavishes aid to win support for big port at Gwadar

China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deepwater port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy. Beijing has built a school, sent doctors and pledged about $500 million in grants for an airport, hospital, […]