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Pakistan President stays disabled convict’s execution

Amid appeals from rights groups, Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday stayed the execution of a disabled convicted murderer who was set to be hanged in a Faislabad jail the same day.

Pakistan turns down Afghan proposal for throughway to India via Wagah border


Afghanistan's requests to allow its trucks to load cargo as they returned from Wagah to...

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The crash is the latest deadly accident to hit Pakistan's military

Asif Ali Zardari gets reprieve in five cases

A Pakistani court on Tuesday acquitted former President Asif Ali Zardari in five corruption cases.

Pakistan set to hang man in wheelchair

Pakistan is set to execute a disabled man as activists said it was nearing its 300th hanging in under a year, with Amnesty slamming Islamabad Tuesday for “shamefully sealing its place among the world’

Pakistani woman fighter pilot dies in jet trainer crash

A Pakistani woman fighter jet pilot was killed Tuesday when an aircraft crashed near Mianwali, officials said.

Pakistan President set to lose even more powers

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain, already a figurehead, is set to shed some remaining powers too.

Pakistan army says it will not deploy troops outside region


‘Not looking for any involvement outside our region’, said army spokesperson

Mullah Omar kin to decline Taliban posts?

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Afghan Taliban’s former chief Mullah Omar’s son and the brother may turn down positions in the new powerful leadership council of the militant group over recent assaults against members of a breakaway

After run-in with EU, Pakistan to honour deal on deportees

Pakistan will stick to an agreement to take back citizens who are deported from mainland Europe, a top EU official said on Monday, days after a Pakistani minister said it was suspending a deal under w

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