Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s judicial remand over the assassination of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 was extended by a fortnight today by an anti-terrorism court.
PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif today said he will invite Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan for his oath-taking ceremony as the new premier.
The death toll in a devastating suicide attack targeting the provincial police chief in Quetta city of southwestern Pakistan rose to seven today with several injured persons dying in hospital.
Nawaz Sharif, poised for a record third term as Pakistan Prime Minister after his party’s emphatic win in the landmark general elections, has vowed to pursue better relations with the US while seeking “warmer ties” with India.
Malala Yousafzai, teenage rights activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban, today appealed to people to exercise their franchise, saying “one vote can change” Pakistan’s future.
Tens of thousands voted today in Pakistan’s landmark general elections to choose new national and provincial assemblies despite a string of bomb attacks in Karachi and the country’s restive northwest that killed at least 15 people and injured many others.
Jewellery worth more than one million dollars made by Chopard and due to be loaned to stars walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival were stolen but the Palme d'Or trophy was safe, officials said on Friday.
Pakistan's Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) party has demanded fresh polls in the entire Karachi constituency, rejecting the Election Commission's decision to conduct re-polling only at 43 stations of the National Assembly (NA) seat.
Syrian troops backed by tanks and warplanes on Wednesday fought to repel an attack on the central prison in Aleppo after rebels blew up its walls in suicide car bombings, a watchdog said.