Category: Pakistan

US lawmaker concerned over human rights violations in Pakistan

Washington: An influential US lawmaker has expressed concern over human rights violations and forced conversions in Pakistan's Sindh province, saying…

Pak says it is opposed to greater role for India in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistan today it was against giving India an expanded role in Afghanistan as it would not be good for…

Sharif moves SC against multiple corruption references

Islamabad: Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the filing of multiple…

‘Freed Taliban hostage family on way to Canada via UK’

Islamabad: A Canadian-American family who was rescued by the Pakistan Army from Taliban captivity after five years were on a…

NAB adjourns hearing on Maryam, Safdar’s indictment till October 19

Islamabad: A National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court of Pakistan has adjourned the hearing of graft cases against the Sharif family…

‘Sharif to skip court proceedings in Panama Papers case today’

Islamabad: Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will not appear before an anti-corruption court here today to face indictment in…

U.S.-Pak to continue bilateral engagement to defeat terrorism

Islamabad: A high-level delegation from the United States visited Pakistan on Thursday to repair the strained bilateral ties between the…

Pakistani, US officials agree on engagements at all levels

Islamabad: Pakistani and visiting US officials held talks here on Thursday and agreed to "continue bilateral engagements at all levels",…

Pakistan frees N. American family from Taliban, Trump hails it

Islamabad: As the Pakistan Army on Thursday rescued a Canadian-American family held hostage by the Taliban after it acted on…

NBW issued against Imran Khan

Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Thursday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant (NBW) against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman…

NAB gives Sharif’s sons 30 days to appear in court

Islamabad: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) gave ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's sons 30 days to appear before a…

Don’t look at CPEC from Indian perspective: Pakistan urges US

Washington: Pakistan Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has urged the US not to look at the CPEC from an Indian perspective…

Militancy is being mainstreamed in Islamabad and it’s not surprising, says Pak columnist

Islamabad: The acceptance of the idea that - Pakistan has not only been internalising, but mainstreaming militancy and terrorism -…

ECP rejects registration of Hafiz Saeed’s party

Lahore: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday rejected the application for registration of Milli Muslim League (MML), which…

Pak’s retired SC Judge assumes charge as new NAB chief

Islamabad: Retired Justice of Pakistan's Supreme Court, Javed Iqbal, on Wednesday assumed charge as the new chief of the National…

Two ‘missing’ MQM men resurface, announce dissociation from MQM-L

Lahore: Two missing Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists Syed Aman Ali Rizvi and Inayat Ali Sheikh have resurfaced in the…

Afghanistan suspends transit trade meeting with Pakistan

Islamabad: Afghanistan has suspended the transit trade meeting with Pakistan, aimed at dealing with problems hindering the smooth implementation of…

6 killed, 40 injured in Pakistan bus accident

Islamabad: A bus carrying over 50 wedding guests met with an accident in Pakistan's Sindh province on Tuesday, leaving at…

Woman who strayed into Pakistan handed over to India

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday handed over to the Indian authorities a woman who had "inadvertently" crossed the Line of Control.…

Afghan, Pak, US, China likely to meet for quadrilateral peace process in Oman

Islamabad: Pakistan wants to restart the quadrilateral peace process for ending the Afghanistan war and has asked the group members…