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US says deeply concerned over human rights abuses, religious discrimination in Pak

It urged the Pakistani government to uphold the rule of law and the freedoms enshrined in the country's constitution.

22 Oct 2019 9:33 AM

Not capable of completing term: Bilawal Bhutto's dig at Imran Khan

'Everyone is fed up with this puppet government,' Bilawal Bhutto said.

21 Oct 2019 12:30 PM

Pakistan rejects India's claim of destroying terror camps in PoK

Indian Army chief said that six to ten Pakistan Army personnel were killed and three terror camps destroyed in a retaliatory action.

21 Oct 2019 11:32 AM

Indian tourist detained in Bhutan for desecrating Buddhist ‘chorten’

Though Hajare was officially detained, he was allowed to spend Thursday night at his hotel.

19 Oct 2019 10:48 AM

Bilawal Bhutto announces nationwide anti-govt protests

Bilawal, the chairman of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party, said the government had lost its credibility as it did not fulfil any of its promises.

19 Oct 2019 10:38 AM

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Pakistan blacklists, expels global journalists' group leader

Joel Simon called the expulsion of Steven Butler 'baffling' and 'a slap in the face' to those concerned about press freedom in Pakistan.

18 Oct 2019 12:32 PM

Pakistan expects to avert blacklisting over terrorism financing

If blacklisted, Islamabad faces financial consequences and economic setbacks at a time when its economy is facing balance of payment crisis.

18 Oct 2019 9:34 AM

Pak summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner over LoC firing

The number of ceasefire violations by Pakistan has gone up significantly this year as compared to 2018.

16 Oct 2019 7:53 PM

Malaysia says will work with India if palm oil imports curbed: report

Malaysia said it would consider increasing imports of raw sugar and buffalo meat from India, as it looked to quell trade tensions.

16 Oct 2019 2:27 PM

Ahead of crucial FATF meeting, Pakistan arrests ‘top four leaders’ of Lashkar-e-Taiba

The top four leaders arrested on Thursday have been identified as Professor Zafar Iqbal, Yahya Aziz, Muhammad Ashraf and Abdul Salam.

11 Oct 2019 11:08 AM

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Pak army spokesperson defends Rajnath Singh over Shastra Puja row

'Nothing wrong in #RafalePuja as it goes by the religion and that must be respected,' Ghafoor tweeted.

11 Oct 2019 9:14 AM

Al-Qaeda's South Asia chief killed in Afghanistan: report

Asim Umar, who led the AQIS from its formation in 2014, was killed during a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban compound.

09 Oct 2019 12:52 PM

Shah Mehmood Qureshi claims India trying to push Pakistan on FATF blacklist

His comments came in the wake of the recent remarks by Rajnath Singh that the FATF can any time blacklist the neighbouring country.

08 Oct 2019 11:04 AM

Pervez Musharraf returns to active politics, talks about Kashmir

This is Musharraf's first public comment since India ended special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

08 Oct 2019 10:15 AM

Nepal parliament speaker arrested after woman alleges 'rape when drunk'

A police van arrived at Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s residence late Sunday and took him into custody after district court ordered his arrest.

07 Oct 2019 1:02 PM

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Setback for Imran govt: Pakistan took no action against Hafiz Saeed, says FATF

FATF is expected to have a final review of the matter during its next meeting between 13 and 18 October in Paris.

07 Oct 2019 10:17 AM

Qureshi loses cool when asked to name 58 countries supporting on Kashmir

'On whose agenda are you working?' Qureshi snapped at talk show host Javed Chaudhry.

04 Oct 2019 8:56 AM

Imran Khan says 'it's jihad'; asks Pakistanis not to lose heart over Kashmir

It (standing by Kashmiris) is jihad. We are doing it because we want Allah to be happy with us, Khan said.

30 Sep 2019 8:34 AM

Here's why Sri Lanka's tallest celebrity elephant has his own armed guards

Nadungamuwa Raja, 65 years old, is a celebrated elephant towering around 10.5 feet in height, the tallest tamed tusker in Lanka.

27 Sep 2019 12:52 PM

In solidarity with Kashmir, Imran Khan to hold rally in PoK’s Muzaffarabad today

Faisal said Prime Minister Khan in his public address in Muzaffarabad would make a 'policy statement on Kashmir.'

13 Sep 2019 10:22 AM

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