Pakistan raises hope of permanent reopening of Afghan border - The Globe and Mail:
Pakistan's foreign ministry spokesman, Nafees Zakaria, said on Thursday that Islamabad is taking steps to resume normal trade and movement of people across the border.
He says there are hopes the border would reopen "soon."
The border's closure came after a string of suicide attacks that killed more than 125 people. Islamabad claims the attacks were orchestrated from militant safe havens in Afghanistan.