BBC World News

The channel was blocked for three months after broadcasting a documentary alleging links between Pakistan's intelligence service and the Taliban

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The BBC World News channel is back on air in Pakistan after it was blocked in November 2011 for broadcasting a documentary deemed to be critical of the country.

In a statement, the BBC says it "welcomes this development and is committed to providing impartial news and current affairs to the people of Pakistan".

The documentary considered critical was Secret Pakistan, which explored links between Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency and the Taliban.

It alleged that Pakistani officials were acting like an ally of the US in public while secretly training and arming Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.

The BBC said it hopes "that there will be no future disruption to our services".

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