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South Asia

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia's son gets life for 2004 grenade attack

Tarique Rahman, son of Zia, was sentenced to life and 19 others were given death sentence by court over 2004 grenade attack.

10 Oct 2018 3:56 PM

Lt General Asim Munir appointed head of Pakistan's ISI

Munir has also served as the commander of the Force Command Northern Areas. He was conferred Hilal-i-Imtiaz in March 2018.

10 Oct 2018 3:12 PM

Musharraf can record statement through Skype in treason case: Pak court

The former army chief left for Dubai in March 2016 for medical treatment and has not returned since, citing security and health reasons.

10 Oct 2018 11:57 AM

60-yr-old disabled man gets jail for sexually abusing 8-yr-old girl in Pak

Judge Ali announced the verdict as prosecution established the case that suspect, Muzaffar Hussain, sexually abused the girl at his house.

10 Oct 2018 11:16 AM

IMF says Pakistan hasn't approached it for financial assistance

Pak's Finance Ministry said on Monday government would seek to open talks with the IMF in Bali this week for emergency financial assistance.

09 Oct 2018 2:25 PM

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Pak successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Ghauri ballistic missile

The Ghauri Ballistic missile can carry both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kms.

09 Oct 2018 11:42 AM

Nawaz Sharif, Dawn journalist appear in Pak court over 26/11 interview

The court ordered Nawaz Sharif, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Cyril Almeida to submit written replies to the court by the next hearing.

08 Oct 2018 5:01 PM

Pakistan takes U-turn; says Saudi won't be part of CPEC

India has opposed the CPEC project and protested to China as it is being laid through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

03 Oct 2018 12:17 PM

After Qureshi's assurance against terrorism, minister attends event with Hafiz Saeed

A banner in the background said the conference was in 'defence of Pakistan', and mentioned 'Kashmir' as well as 'threats from India'.

02 Oct 2018 2:00 PM

Pak bureaucrat caught on video stealing Kuwaiti dignitary's wallet, suspended

Zarrar Haider Khan, a senior Pakistani bureaucrat, was caught on CCTV cameras pocketing a wallet with significant sum of Kuwaiti dinars.

01 Oct 2018 2:52 PM

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Musharraf 'growing weaker rapidly' from new undisclosed ailment: Party leader

Cannot tell nation about ailment now but will tell court about it and present ailment's documentation to chief justice, party leader said.

01 Oct 2018 11:29 AM

Pakistan reconsiders Chinese 'Silk Road' projects, fears debt trap

Rail megaproject linking Karachi to Peshawar is China's biggest BRI project in Pakistan, but Islamabad has balked at cost, financing terms.

30 Sep 2018 12:18 PM

Imran Khan criticised by Oppn for offering to hold talks with India: report

Pakistan Senate’s former chairman Mian Raza Rabbani of PPP said that Imran Khan’s offer for talks to India was incomprehensible.

25 Sep 2018 3:51 PM

Maldives: Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidential polls

Results released by the Elections Commission early Monday morning showed Solih had secured 58.3 per cent of the popular vote.

24 Sep 2018 1:05 PM

India calling off foreign ministers' meet in New York 'unfortunate': FM Qureshi

'It is unfortunate that India has not given positive response. Indian has once again wasted an opportunity for peace,' Qureshi said.

22 Sep 2018 8:56 AM

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You're innocent: Supporters welcome Nawaz Sharif in Lahore after release

A large number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz party supporters, including women workers, gathered outside Haj Terminal to welcome them.

20 Sep 2018 1:59 PM

Pak court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter; suspends jail term

Justice Athar Minallah read judgment and suspended sentences handed to them by accountability court judge Mohammad Bashir on July 6.

19 Sep 2018 3:58 PM

India hands over relief supplies to Bangladesh for Rohingyas

Bangladesh, facing a big influx of Rohingyas, called on international community to intervene and pressure Myanmar to address the issue.

18 Sep 2018 6:43 PM

Pakistani govt's auction falls short, PM mocked for daily helicopter travel

Khan promised to cut costs, including trimming motorcades of government officials and selling public land.

18 Sep 2018 12:27 PM

Pakistan denies opening Afghan trade route for India

'Pakistan has not agreed to consider Afghanistan-India trade through our land,' Qureshi was quoted as saying by the Express Tribune.

17 Sep 2018 5:41 PM

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