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South Asia

Media ‘grossly misinterpreted’ his 26/11 Mumbai attacks remark: Nawaz Sharif

In an exclusive interview with the Dawn on Friday, Sharif also criticised the apparent delay in the conclusion of the Mumbai attack trial.

14 May 2018 10:45 AM

Pakistani authorities bar US envoy involved in mishap from leaving country

US military attache Col. Joseph Emanuel Hall is accused of running a red light and killing a motorcyclist on April 7 in Islamabad.

13 May 2018 12:23 PM

5 TTP members bailed in Benazir Bhutto's assassination case

The suspects were given bail on surety bonds worth Rs 5, 00,000 on Monday, as reported by the Dawn.

08 May 2018 11:40 AM

Hafiz Saeed kicks off Milli Muslim League’s election campaign in Pakistan

The MML has not been yet registered by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

06 May 2018 6:47 PM

Bangladesh proposes India’s induction as OIC observer

The Organisation of Islamic Conference is a 57-member grouping of Muslim majority nations.

06 May 2018 6:30 PM


Seven Indian engineers kidnapped in Afghanistan's Bhaglan: police

It is not known who is responsible for the kidnapping or whether a ransom has been sought for their release.

06 May 2018 4:22 PM

23 killed in twin coal mine collapse due to gas explosion in Pakistan

According to Pakistan Central Mines Labour Federation (PCMLF), about 100 to 200 labourers die on average in coal mine accidents every year.

06 May 2018 3:40 PM

Pak marriage racket: Brides say husbands shot first night videos, blackmailed

More than 15 girls were reportedly targeted by this group. The men used to marry them and shoot intimate videos of their wedding nights.

05 May 2018 4:52 PM

Pakistan army chief confirms death sentence for 11 terrorists: report

The terrorists were involved in killing of 36 civilians, 24 armed forces, police officials besides injuring 142 others.

05 May 2018 4:22 PM

Jaish-e-Mohammed directs its cadres to strengthen 'jihad' in J&K

JeM commander Mufti Abdul Rauf Asghar claimed responsibility for April 26 grenade attack in the Tral township of Pulwama district in J&K.

05 May 2018 11:57 AM


Pakistan court acquits Imran Khan in case related to 2014 attack on police

Khan presented an 11-point agenda, pledging to bring about 'peaceful political change' and defeat 'corrupt' politicians.

04 May 2018 4:23 PM

Indus Water Treaty: Pak asked to forcefully pursue violations with India

The last round of talks between India and Pakistan over the issue was facilitated by the World Bank in Washington in September.

03 May 2018 5:57 PM

Nawaz owned London flats while holding public office, IO tells court

Imran Dogar, the Investigation Officer, said that Sharif was the actual owner of the Avenfield properties since 1993.

03 May 2018 3:19 PM

US defers decision to impose restrictions on Pakistani diplomats

The proposed restrictions could come into effect as early as 1 May, unless 'certain issues' were resolved before that.

30 Apr 2018 6:55 PM

Pak set to launch space programme to keep an eye on Indian side: report

Several projects will be initiated to develop self-reliance capacity and reduce dependence on foreign satellites.

29 Apr 2018 5:15 PM


Afghan children set off unexploded mortar round, 3 dead

Afghanistan is littered with land mines and unexploded munitions left over from decades of war, which kill and wound hundreds of people.

29 Apr 2018 4:31 PM

Blast at hydroelectricity project in Nepal weeks ahead of Modi’s inauguration

No one was injured in the blast and an investigation has been launched. However, no one has claimed responsibility of the blast.

29 Apr 2018 4:02 PM

Pak doctor who helped US track, kill Laden shifted to unknown location

Afridi was sentenced to 33 years in prison by a court for being involved in anti-state activities.

28 Apr 2018 6:54 PM

Pak HC disqualifies Khawaja Asif from parl over UAE work permit

Mohammad Usman Dar, an activist of Imran Khan's PTI had last year, filed a petition seeking the disqualification.

26 Apr 2018 4:02 PM

As part of ambitious CPEC project, Gwadar port aims to become new Dubai

The aim is for Gwadar to become a regional commercial, industrial and shipping hub, as part of the ambitious CPEC project.

24 Apr 2018 2:36 PM