Category: Pakistan

‘Kashmir belongs to Pakistan’, Shahid Afridi slams Indian media

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi clarified his statement after he said that Pakistan’s demand to take control over Kashmir should…

Pakistan goes against the grain with coal power spree

Islamkot: In Pakistan's bleak Thar desert, the roar of trucks is constant at a massive Chinese-backed coal power project the…

Baloch activists observe ‘Baloch Martyrs Day’

London: Baloch activists held rallies and seminars all over the world to observe the 'Baloch Martyrs Day' on Tuesday. In…

Pakistan does not need Kashmir: Cricketer Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi's statement on Kashmir would surely stir controversy after he said that his country does not…

Fact-check: Did Pakistani woman Asia Bibi acquitted of blasphemy meet the Pope?

Islamabad: A photo that claims to show Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was acquitted of blasphemy, kissing Pope…

Girls face barriers to education in Pakistan: HRW

New York: Pakistan is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country's girls due to the government's under-investment in…

Blasphemy protests: Pakistan court refuses to try Islamists

Islamabad: A Pakistani court has refused to try for treason the Islamist leaders who organized mass protests to oppose the…

Money laundering scam: Zardari’s interim bail extended

Karachi: A banking court on Tuesday extended the interim bail previously granted to former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and…

Pak SC to hear NAB’s plea against Nawaz Sharif’s release

Islamabad: The Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday accepted to hear the plea filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against…

Pakistan begins policy level talks with IMF

Islamabad: Representatives of Pakistan government has begun policy level talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation in Islamabad. The…

Most Pakistanis don’t know what Internet is: Survey

Islamabad: Around 69 per cent Pakistanis between the ages of 15 and 65 do not know what the internet is,…

Pakistan arrests 12 Indian fishermen

Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have detained 12 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating the country's maritime boundary, security officials said on Sunday.…

Reports of Asiya Bibi leaving Pakistan ‘false, baseless’

Islamabad: Pakistan's Foreign Office on Sunday refuted social media reports of Asiya Bibi, the Christian woman, who was acquitted by…

Pakistan violates ceasefire, Army personnel killed

Rajouri: An Army soldier was killed after Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the Line of Control in…

Pak High Commissioner visits Sirhindi’s shrine, offers ‘chaddar’

Sirhind (Punjab): Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood visited the Shrine of Sheikh Faruqi Sirhindi here on Sunday and…

‘Pakistan to learn from China’s model in poverty alleviation’

Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday said that Pakistan will learn from China's model for the poverty alleviation…

MEP expresses concerns over EU Commission funding Pakistani extremists

Brussels [Belgium]: A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) has shown concerns over EU Commission providing trade subsidies and grants…

Shehbaz Sharif arrested in another graft case

Islamabad: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif was on Saturday arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in connection…

Armed men barge into Karachi Press Club

Karachi: Several gunmen in plainclothes barged into the Karachi Press Club (KPC), searched the building and harassed reporters there, a…

World community intensifies efforts to end conflict in Afghanistan

Washington: World community has intensified efforts to end the conflict in Afghanistan. During this week’s US-Pakistan talks in Islamabad, the…