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Imprisoned MQM nominee to be elected Karachi mayor

In a first, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Waseem Akhtar is set to be elected as Karachi mayor from behind the bars on August 24.

Pakistan-Afghan border shut on 5th day

Pakistan-Afghan border along the Chaman friendship gate remained closed on the fifth consecutive day on Monday as trade activities remain suspended.

India installed Sharif as Pakistan PM: Tahirul Qadri

Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri alleged that India has installed Nawaz Sharif as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Pakistan deports blacklisted US national

Matthew Craig Barrett

Matthew Craig Barrett, a US national blacklisted in Pakistan, was deported Saturday.

Protests force Pakistan to close Afghan border

Pakistan has closed one of its main border point with Afghanistan after a group of Afghans staged a protest and tried to attack the crossing in the troubled Balochistan province.

Nawaz Sharif struggles to placate rebel party legislators

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (Photo: AFP)

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is struggling to placate a group of his party lawmakers who have formed an unofficial ‘forward bloc’, sources said.

Nawaz Sharif to use ‘force’ at UN for Kashmir

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will “forcefully” present Pakistan’s stance on the state-terrorism in Kashmir at the upcoming session of UN General Assembly in New York in September, the foreign

Bilawal Bhutto says PM Modi statement provocative

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. (Photo: AP)

Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto on Wednesday termed PM Narendra Modi’s statement about Baloch-istan and Gilgit-Baltistan as highly provocative, irresponsible and inflammatory.

Pak EC sends notice to Nawaz Sharif on Panama leak

Nawaz Sharif

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued notices to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other leaders of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) named by four political parties regarding the Panam

Islamabad sentences 11 militants to death

Gen. Raheel Sharif

Pakistan army chief Raheel Sharif on Tuesday confirmed 11 death sentences awarded by military courts over a series of attacks that killed dozens of security officials and civilians in recent years.

As we look back at the Olympic Games at Rio, we have a lot to be proud about. We had a whopping big contingent of 117 players.

A few years after the disastrous Commonwealth Games (CWG) of 2010, the swimming team from Uttarakhand, a relatively new state with inadequate infrastructure, applied for permission to train in one of