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Avalanche in Ishkoman Valley leaves Pakistani climber dead, 2 injured

Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo confirmed the incident happened in northern district of Ghizar in Pak, but gave no further details.

18 Jun 2019 1:40 PM

'Called me Indian spy': Pakistan minister defends attack on journalist

Police in Faisalabad confirmed receiving the complaint.

18 Jun 2019 1:14 PM

'Bought in Pakistan’: Pakistani woman endures rape in China

All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband — a Chinese man her family sold her off to in marriage — was torturing her.

17 Jun 2019 3:55 PM

22-yr-old Pakistani blogger, journalist known for criticising Army hacked to death

The suspect used a dagger to kill him, Superintendent of Police Naeem said, adding that some people heard gunshot firing as well.

17 Jun 2019 3:28 PM

12 killed, dozens injured in 'Indonesia traffic accident'

Some 43 people were injured in the multi-vehicle accident and rushed to hospital, police said.

17 Jun 2019 2:09 PM

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65 Rohingyas found stranded in southern Thailand

Rohingyas, who belong to the Rakhine state in Myanmar, have been facing extreme persecution by authorities and majority Buddhists.

12 Jun 2019 5:57 PM

Pak govt presents 2019-20 budget, grants Rs 100 Cr for Kartarpur corridor project

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar presented in Parliament the budget for fiscal year 2019-20, which starts from July 1.

12 Jun 2019 12:50 PM

Pakistan to probe corruption; forms high-level commission

Sharpening his attack on the Opposition, Khan alleged that PML-N and PPP had plundered the country.

12 Jun 2019 10:13 AM

Pak decides to let PM Modi’s plane fly over its airspace to Shanghai summit

'The Indian government will be conveyed about the decision once the procedural formalities are completed,' official said.

11 Jun 2019 9:27 AM

Pakistan announces five-year, multiple-entry visas to American citizens

Ministry of Foreign Affairs advised Pakistani diplomatic missions in US to follow the new policy while issuing visas to American nationals.

10 Jun 2019 2:03 PM

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India, Maldives ink 6 pacts as PM Modi, Prez Solih hold talks

PM Modi's visit to Maldives is significant as its the only country in South Asia that he did not visit during his first term.

08 Jun 2019 4:38 PM

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena vows to block Easter attacks probe: Report

A ministerial source told AFP Sirisena has refused to allow any police, military or intelligence personnel to testify before the committee.

08 Jun 2019 11:00 AM

Voluntary cut in defence budget will not impact 'response potential': Pak Army chief

'The no pay raise decision is also only for the officers and not for the soldiers,' Bajwa said in a statement.

07 Jun 2019 1:36 PM

Pak military voluntarily cuts defence budget amid crisis, Imran Khan applauds move

Imran Khan said he was grateful for the move that came 'despite multiple security challenges' that Pakistan faces.

05 Jun 2019 12:48 PM

Ahead of Eid, Pakistan launches its first ever moon-sighting website

The website would show the exact dates of important Islamic occasions -- Ramzan, Eidul Fitr, Eidul Azha and Muharram.

04 Jun 2019 12:59 PM

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9 ministers, 2 Guv from Muslim community in SL resign over Easter bombing allegations

The Muslim politicians also protested what they term the government's inability to ensure the safety of their community.

04 Jun 2019 11:51 AM

'Used to be gay, beautiful women cured me': Philippine President Duterte

Duterte went on to say that he was 'cured' after meeting current partner Honeylet Avancena.

03 Jun 2019 12:22 PM

Sri Lankan President denies he was informed about Easter Sunday attacks

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday evening denied reports that he had prior knowledge of the Easter Sunday bombings.

31 May 2019 8:38 AM

US cracks down on terrorist groups, blocks USD 46 mn in funds: Report

According to the report the US blocked nearly USD 400,000 in funds of Lashkar-e-Taiba and USD 1,725 of the Jaish-e Mohammed.

30 May 2019 12:55 PM

Agreement reached by China, Pakistan to further expand CPEC

Both countries underscored their firm commitment for early completion of ongoing CPEC projects and to further expanding CPEC.

29 May 2019 12:13 PM

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