Category: Pakistan

Asia Bibi fears for her life in Pakistan

A Christian woman acquitted after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country, her family said…

Protests over Asia Bibi’s acquittal called off

Islamabad: A radical Islamist group on Saturday called off protests in Pakistan against the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian…

Cash-strapped Pakistan at ‘low point’, PM tells China

Beijing: Pakistan's financial woes have dragged the country down to a "low point", its prime minister told Chinese President Xi…

Pak PM condemns former senator’s killing

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the killing of former senator and Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana…

Non-bailable warrants against Hafiz Saeed, Syed Salahuddin

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court has issued non-bailable warrants against Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Muhammad Saeed…

Pak: TLP to conclude protest, Asiya Bibi to be on ECL

Islamabad: The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) will conclude their protest against Asiya Bibi's release as Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan government…

China-Pakistan bus service delayed due to security reasons

Lahore: A private bus service between Pakistan and China which was scheduled to start from tomorrow has now been postponed…

Pakistan: ‘Father of Taliban’ Maulana Samiul Haq killed

Rawalpindi: Former Pakistan senator and Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) chief Maulana Samiul Haq was stabbed to death at his residence…

Radicals in Pakistan oppose Imran, blocking the nation over blasphemy acquittal

Pakistani Islamist protesters freezed life across the nation for a second day by blocking roads in all major cities, destroying…

BLA accepts responsibility for Gwadar, Rajanpur attacks

Quetta: At least five workers, including an engineer of a construction company, were killed in Gunz area of Jiwani in…

Pakistan Court frees Aasia Bibi – on death row in landmark blasphemy case

Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with her neighbours.…

US urges Pakistan to enact law banning radical groups

Islamabad: The US has urged Pakistan to immediately enact a legislation that formally ban radical religious groups, a media report…

Masood Azhar confirms death of nephew in Kashmir

Lahore: Masood Azhar, Jaish-e-Muhammad chief, and Kandahar hijacking mastermind, has confirmed the killing of his nephew, Usman Ibrahim by the…

Asiya Bibi acquittal: Bilawal urges national institutions to stand with SC

Islamabad: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Wednesday called on all national institutions in the country to support…

Asiya Bibi verdict: TLP calls for mutiny against Pak Army chief

Lahore: Hours after the Pakistan Supreme Court acquitted Asiya Bibi in a blasphemy case, the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, an Islamist political…

Journalists stage ‘pakora protest’ outside Pak Parliament

Islamabad: Disgruntled journalists of Islamabad-Rawalpindi metropolitan area chose a unique way to protest against their termination from their respective news…

Al-Azizia case: Accountability court prepares questionnaire for Sharif

Islamabad: An accountability court in Islamabad has prepared a questionnaire for former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in connection with the…

`Pakistan SC overturns Christian woman’s blasphemy death sentence

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges, and ordered…

Bus service connecting Pakistan, China begins

Lahore: Locals of Pakistan and China will soon have the option to travel to either of the countries on road,…

2 arrested over sexual assault on Sikh girl in Pakistan

Islamabad: Two men have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a suspected sexual assault of a Sikh teenage girl…