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South Asia

Pakistan to elect next president on September 4: Election Commission

The candidates can file nominations by August 27 and the final list of contesting candidates will be issued on August 30.

16 Aug 2018 3:33 PM

Pakistan telecom authority threatens to ban Twitter

In September 2012, the Pak­istan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) blocked access to YouTube throughout the country for over two years.

16 Aug 2018 2:07 PM

Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pak PM poll

The newly-elected Speaker of the House, Asad Qaiser announced the process for the Prime Minister poll.

16 Aug 2018 11:58 AM

Taliban attack kills 30 in Afghanistan

Attack involved the use of heavy artillery, 7 militants eliminated, 5 wounded.

16 Aug 2018 2:35 AM

Independence Day celebrations in Pak claim 3 lives, leave 35 injured

During celebrations, 22-yr-old Salman Shakoor, who was part of one such revelry near Five Star Chowrangi was hit by exploding firecracker.

15 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament votes to elect Speaker

The election of the Prime Minister will be held after election of the new Speaker who will supervise the election process of the premier.

15 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Sharif cuts cake, celebrates Pak's Independence Day in jail

Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated its 72nd Independence Day. The PML-N leaders also prayed for the prosperity of the nation.

15 Aug 2018 1:08 PM

First session of Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament begins

Pakistan's newly elected parliament has met for the first time since last month's general elections.

13 Aug 2018 3:30 PM

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.

13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM

Couple arrested for kissing, cuddling in Pakistan's Islamabad

Young couples visiting parks and shopping centres in Islamabad are often harassed, blackmailed and extorted by police officials.

13 Aug 2018 2:49 PM