Category: Pakistan

Pakistan, Afghanistan urged to sign treaty on Kabul river water

Islamabad: Experts have urged for an agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan on the apportionment of the Kabul river water and…

Musharraf ordered to record statement in treason case

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday directed former President Pervez Musharraf, who has been living in Dubai since 2016 for…

PTI deletes tweet calling Nawaz Sharif ‘beggar’ over IMF bailout

Islamabad: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Lahore unit recently deleted a tweet from October 2015, wherein they termed then-Prime Minister Nawaz…

Pakistan’s ISI gets new chief

Rawalpindi: Lt Gen Asim Munir is the new chief of Pakistan's spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the Army's media wing…

NAB summons Shehbaz Sharif’s son in assets case

Lahore: Pakistan's anti-corruption body has asked PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif's son Salman Shehbaz to appear before it on Wednesday in…

Pakistani Finance Minister off to Indonesia for World Bank, IMF meet

Islamabad: Pakistan's Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs left for Indonesia on Tuesday to participate in the annual meeting…

US envoy, Qureshi agree to cooperate on Afghanistan

Islamabad: The US Special Envoy for Afghanistan and the Pakistan Foreign Minister on Tuesday agreed to cooperate for peace in…

Shehbaz arrested on Imran’s instructions, says Nawaz

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an 'emergency meeting' of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) central executive committee…

CPEC focus must be on job creation, agriculture: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to shift the focus of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) from motorways…

Nadeem Nusrat demands immediate release of Asiya Bibi

Washington: South Asia Minorities Alliance Foundation (SAMAF) chairman Nadeem Nusrat urged Pakistan's Supreme Court to drop unfounded blasphemy charges against…

Sharif, Abbasi, journalist appear before court in treason case

LAHORE: Former Pakistan Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a journalist, appeared before the Lahore High…

Aasia Bibi case: Pakistan SC reserves judgement

Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court reserved its judgement on the blasphemy case against death-row convict Aasia Bibi on Monday. three-judge special…

‘State within a state’: Decoding China’s Gwadar plans

Islamabad: The Port-Park-City (PPC) model that China is pursuing in Pakistan's Gwadar, as a part of the USD 62 billion…

Pakistan orders 18 INGOs, involved in spying, to stop operations

Islamabad: Pakistan government issued a notice to Eighteen International Non-governmental Organisations (INGOs) asking them to wrap up their operations over…

US must not view Pakistan ties through Afghan or Indian lens: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday that Washington should not view its ties with Islamabad only…

International team to examine Pakistan’s efforts against terror financing

Islamabad: A team of international experts has arrived in Pakistan to examine the country's efforts to block terror financing through…

Sharif, Abbasi, journalist appear before court in treason case

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a journalist, appeared before the Lahore High…

Sharif, Abbasi, journalist appear before court in treason case

Lahore: Former Pakistan Prime Ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with a journalist, appeared before the Lahore High…

Pakistan PM promises ‘whistleblower’ law to fight corruption

Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday promised a new law that will reward whistleblowers who help nab corrupt…

Pakistan reopens consulate in east Afghan city

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Sunday it has reopened its consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad that was closed…