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Kin of slain Pakistan couple want to be complainants

The family of the Pakistani Christian couple, who were burnt alive by a mob for allegedly desecrating the Quran, has pleaded before a court to make them the complainant in the case saying they doubt t

Pakistan cop kills Shia accused of blasphemy

People protest against the killing of a Christian couple in Islamabad on Wednesday.  — AFP

A Pakistani policeman used an axe to kill a man arrested for allegedly committing blasphemy, officials said Thursday, days after an enraged mob murdered a Christian couple accused of the same crime.

Mumbai attacks trial to resume on October 29

A new anti-terrorism court judge has been appointed to conduct the trial of seven Pakistani suspects in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks after seven of his predecessors were transferred, hampering speed

Pakistani court upholds death for Christian woman

A Pakistani court on Thursday upheld the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy four years ago, as her lawyers vowed to appeal.

Pakistan man stones sister to death over affair

In a case of honour killing, a man allegedly stoned to death his sister for having an affair with a youth in Punjab province of Pakistan, where about 860 women became victim of such crimes in 2013.

Pakistan re-appoint Shahid Afridi T20 captain, Misbah to lead in ODIs

The Pakistan Cricket Board appointed Shahid Afridi as their new T20 captain. Photo: AFP/ File

Pakistan on Tuesday appointed Shahid Afridi as their Twenty20 captain until 2016, three years after he was removed following a fall out with coach Waqar Younis and the cricket board.

Saeed Ajmal extended elbow by 40 degrees during testing

Ajmal had an average elbow extension of more than twice the allowable limit during testing of his bowling action. Photo: AP/File

Suspended Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal had an average elbow extension of more than twice the allowable limit during testing of his bowling action in Australia last month.

Pakistan: Sarabjit Singh case hearing begins again

A Pakistani court on Wednesday summoned prosecution witnesses in the murder case of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was killed in a brutal assault by other inmates in a high-security jail here last

Lahore Lions granted visa to take part in Champions League T20

Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan’s domestic Twenty20 champions the Lahore Lions received their Indian visas Monday, ending doubts over their participation in the Champions League as captain Mohammad Hafeez vowed to spread lo

Nearly 90 dead, Army called in

Nearly 90 people have been killed in torrential monsoon rains that wreaked havoc across Pakistan as flash floods swept through villages, prompting authorities to call in Army troops for flood relief d

The massacre of the innocents at the Army school in Peshawar highlights dangers that our schools are exposed to.

Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s poster woman, Smriti Irani, has been made the Union human resources development minister, she has been embroiled in controversies.