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Sharif is Modi’s personal friend, claims Bilawal Bhutto

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto has called Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a “personal friend” of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, willing to sacrifice national interests for frien

‘Overwhelming majority for Islamic laws in Pak’

An overwhelming majority of Pakistanis want Islamic teachings to be the foundation of the country’s laws, a survey report said.

Two thirds of Pakistanis want to go abroad

More than two thirds of Pakistan’s adult population wants to go abroad for work and half of it has no desire to return, a survey report said.

Musharraf’s medical report isfake: Court

A Pakistani court on Friday found medical certificate submitted by former military ruler Pervez Musharaf to be fake, officials said.

Top Pakistan Army officers sacked for corruption

Gen. Raheel Sharif

Pakistan Army chief Gen.

Sharif’s daughter Maryam slams detractors in twe

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was back in Pakistan on Wednesday and busy finding a solution to settle the Panama leaks scandal that has jolted his government.

Confusion over Nawaz Sharif return to Pakistan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. -AP

There was confusion in Pakistan about Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s return from the United Kingdom as even the ministers had different timetable in mind.

Pak varsity stops men, women socialising

The chief proctor of the University of Swat in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa barred the university’s male and female students from socialising with each other.

Islamabad fears RAW may kidnap its officials

Pakistan fears that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) is plotting to kidnap Pakistani officials in the coming weeks, media reports said.

Is Sharif government in trouble over leak?

Bilwal advises Zardari against meeting PM in London.

What a fortnight it has been.

It’s unusual to start a column with a joke, but since this one illustrates the point I want to make. I seek your indulgence. Here goes: “An Indian dies and goes to hell.