Category: Pakistan

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…

Asia Bibi flown to Islamabad amidst tight security

ISLAMABAD – A Christian woman acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy was…

Asiya Bibi released from prison

Multan: Asiya Bibi, who was accused in blasphemy case has been released from women’s prison in Multan on Wednesday. The…

2nd round of talks held between IMF, Pak

Islamabad: The technical team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Pakistan government held their second round of talks…

Pak approves extradition treaty with UK

Islamabad: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Thursday approved an agreement in regards to the exchange of prisoners with the…