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Hafiz Saeed gets brief breather in terror financing trial, next hearing on Dec 11

The Anti-Terrorism Court has now fixed Dec 11 as date for framing charges against founder of LeT and other co-accused Malik Zafar Iqbal.

07 Dec 2019 2:13 PM

Pakistan minister blames suspension of trade with India for food price hike

Minister for Economic Affairs Azhar's remarks came when senior members of economic team were briefing media about latest economic situation.

04 Dec 2019 2:44 PM

Pakistan submits compliance report to Financial Action Task Force

There will be a response from them and then (there will be) face-to-face meeting.

04 Dec 2019 12:29 PM

Mob attacks Dawn newspaper's office for saying London attacker was of 'Pak origin'

They were apparently angered by the headline of newspaper last week in which it identified Khan as a man of Pakistani origin.

03 Dec 2019 2:27 PM

Pakistani cleric threatens Sikh pilgrims from visiting Kartarpur Gurdwara

In video that has surfaced on social media, cleric was seen stressing that Pak had been formed to not allow any Sikh to enter the country.

03 Dec 2019 2:21 PM

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Pervez Musharraf admitted to hospital in Dubai after 'heart-related complications'

In May, Musharraf's health deteriorated and he was rushed to a hospital in Dubai.

03 Dec 2019 11:55 AM

Invest in Sri Lanka to keep China at bay, says Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka has traditionally been allied to India but became close to China, securing about USD 7 billion in loans and investment.

02 Dec 2019 12:37 PM

Pak SC grants 6 months conditional extension to Army chief Gen Bajwa

Khan held an emergency Cabinet meeting to deal with the precarious situation, with Gen Bajwa himself attending the deliberations.

28 Nov 2019 4:48 PM

Female Pakistan journalist shot dead by husband for not quitting job

The couple got married seven months ago but then the relations turned sour soon, according to an FIR.

27 Nov 2019 3:05 PM

Top detective, who probed officials under Mahinda's rule, flees Lanka after ‘threats’

Inspector Nishantha Silva has sought asylum in Switzerland, according to media reports.

26 Nov 2019 2:06 PM

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Lt General Sahir Shamshad Mirza appointed as Pak's Chief of Joint Staff

The promotions and postings came ahead of retirement of Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat.

26 Nov 2019 1:47 PM

Sri Lanka won’t do anything that will harm India’s interests: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a 'neutral country' and work with all the countries.

26 Nov 2019 9:15 AM

Appears Nawaz Sharif's health improved by looking at London-bound plane: Pak PM

Sharif on Tuesday left for London in the air ambulance for medical treatment for multiple diseases.

23 Nov 2019 8:35 AM

Imran, Trump discuss Afghan, Kashmir during telephonic conversation

'President Trump thanked the prime minister for Pakistan's efforts in facilitating this positive outcome,' according to statement.

22 Nov 2019 8:43 AM

Credited with ending civil war, Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn-in as Lanka Prime Minister

Ranil Wickremesinghe stepped down as prime minister earlier Thursday to clear the way for the president to form his government.

21 Nov 2019 2:16 PM

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Sri Lanka's Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn as PM today

Leaders of the parties that backed Gotabaya during the presidential polls will be given preference in the Cabinet.

21 Nov 2019 10:32 AM

In 1st polls since Easter attacks, Sri Lankans up for tomorrow's showdown

Nearly 16 million people are eligible to vote for the president from among a record 35 candidates.

15 Nov 2019 1:07 PM

Pervez Musharraf says ‘Osama bin Laden was Pakistan's hero'; see video

During the interview, Gen (retd) Musharraf also said that terrorist like Osama bin Laden and Jalaluddin Haqqani were 'Pakistani heroes' .

14 Nov 2019 12:22 PM

Sharif refuses Pak govt's conditional permit to travel abroad

'Sharif would not submit any indemnity bonds worth Rs 7 billion for removing his name from no-fly list,' PML-N leader said.

13 Nov 2019 12:14 PM

Pak PM Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news channel

Reham said in a statement: 'I am glad that justice has finally prevailed. It took me a long legal battle to prove my innocence.'

13 Nov 2019 11:58 AM

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