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Fake degrees: Pakistan arrests Axact CEO

Axact CEO Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh (centre) is escorted by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) personnel as he appears at a court—AFP

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested Axact company’s chief executive officer (CEO) Shoaib Ahmed Sheikh as part of its investigation into the fake degrees scandal, officials said

Asif Ali Zardari placates son Bilawal

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has reunited with his son, Bilawal Bhutto — the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chief — as the family reunited in Dubai on Tuesday.

PPP dissident says Asif killed Benazir

Dissident Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Zulfiqar Mirza on Tuesday alleged that former President Asif Ali Zardari killed his wife, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.

Pakistan: Parrikar has confirmed Indian hand in terrorism

Pakistan defence minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif said his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar’s statement on sponsoring terrorism had confirmed Islamabad’s assertion that India was involved in terror a

Pakistan President’s son escapes blast, 3 dead

At least three people were killed and another 15 injured as result of an explosion targeting Pakis-tan President Mamnoon Hussain’s son Suleman Hussain outside a hotel in the outskirts of Karachi, the

Axact CEO’s protective bail plea dismissed

The Sindh high court on Monday rejected Axact chief executive officer Shoaib Ahmed Sheikh’s application plea seeking grant of a protective bail to avoid arrest in the fake degrees scandal terming his

Yousaf Raza Gilani speaks to abducted son after 2 years

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Sunday spoke to his kidnapped son Ali Haider Gilani over the telephone for the first time since he was abducted in May 2013.

FIA to interrogate Axact’s sales agents

Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency on Sunday decided to interrogate the sales agents of Axact company in the fake degrees scandal.

NYT: Axact’s Dubai office was issuing fake degrees

The Dubai office of Pakistan IT company Axact was involved in the issuance of fake degrees to applicants, New York Times reported.

‘ISIS growing in Karachi’

Islamic State has been working in Pakistan’s Karachi city since July 2014 and has been strengthening its network, intelligence reports said.

The dust is beginning to settle on an extraordinary election result in the UK.

Pakistan’s ludicrous charge that India’s spy agency RAW is behind the Karachi attack on the Ismaili community maybe laughed out of court here, given that the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed re