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Parole of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by 3 days

The Sharif family had requested that a five-day parole be granted to the three.

13 Sep 2018 3:42 PM

Pakistan Supreme Court to provide jobs to transgenders

Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Tuesday said two transgenders would be provided jobs in the Supreme Court.

12 Sep 2018 3:28 PM

CPEC is Pak’s economic future, security not to be compromised: Army chief

It was reported on Tuesday that the Imran Khan-led Pakistan government was reviewing the agreements under the CPEC project.

12 Sep 2018 3:20 PM

Taliban say they're ready for second round of talks

One of the officials said the meeting ended with a plan to meet again in September. The US has refused to confirm or deny that meeting.

12 Sep 2018 1:55 PM

Open your eyes, Kulsoom: Video of Nawaz’s final goodbye to wife goes viral

Kulsoom died Tuesday in London after a protracted battle with throat cancer.

12 Sep 2018 8:33 AM

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Nawaz Sharif, daughter granted parole to attend Kulsoom’s funeral, reach Lahore

Kulsoom, the wife of Nawaz Sharif, died on Tuesday in London after a long battle with cancer. She was 68.

12 Sep 2018 8:25 AM

Pak military court has sentenced 13 terrorists to death, says army

The military said 13 convicted militants were involved in attacks on armed forces, destruction of schools, and killing of civilians.

11 Sep 2018 2:44 PM

Transgender in Pakistan set on fire by 4 men for resisting sexual assault

The transgender suffered 80 per cent burn injuries and died while he was being taken to a hospital in Lahore.

10 Sep 2018 3:15 PM

At least 7 killed in blast near procession in Afghan capital

Police said suicide attack came hours after another suspected suicide bomber was shot by cops in Kabul before he could detonate his device.

10 Sep 2018 2:36 PM

China, Pak pledge to complete CPEC as Chinese Foreign Minister meets Imran Khan

Wang, who arrived on a three-day visit on Friday, met Khan in Islamabad with a high-level delegation.

10 Sep 2018 2:06 PM

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Ban cheese imports? Pak discusses outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

The EAC held its first session last week, chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar, who took office last month.

10 Sep 2018 8:45 AM

Only one survives as Nepal chopper crashes in dense forest, 6 dead

The chopper's wreckage had been spotted on a forested hillside in neighbouring Dhadhing district, said Raj Kumar Chettri..

08 Sep 2018 3:04 PM

Pakistan PM Imran Khan ‘optimistic’ after brief talks with Mike Pompeo

Pompeo said, 'I’m hopeful that the foundation that we laid today will set the conditions for continued success as we start to move forward.'

06 Sep 2018 2:01 PM

Pakistan could soon emerge as World's 5th largest nuclear state: report

Pak continues to expand its nuclear arsenal with more warheads, more delivery systems and a growing fissile materials production industry.

06 Sep 2018 8:24 AM

PTI's Arif Alvi becomes new Pakistan president: reports

Alvi defeated PPP candidate Aitzaz Ahsan and Pakistan Muslim League-N nominee Maulana Fazl ur Rehman to become the 13th president.

04 Sep 2018 7:21 PM

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Pakistan to elect new President, PTI's candidate expected to win

Outgoing President Mamnoon Hussain's tenure ends on September 8. He had declined for re-election to a second 5-year term.

04 Sep 2018 12:37 PM

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network founder

Jalaluddin gained notoriety for his organisation and bravery, garnering attention from CIA and visit from US congressman Charlie Wilson.

04 Sep 2018 9:30 AM

USD 300 million not aid, it's our money, should reimburse: Pak counters US

Mehmood Qureshi said the US in principle should pay back the money to Pak because it was spent for a common objective to defeat terrorism.

03 Sep 2018 1:40 PM

5 injured after plane skids off runway in Nepal's Kathmandu

The Aircraft bearing the call sign 9NAHW was carrying 21 passengers from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.

02 Sep 2018 11:22 AM

Imran Khan to skip UN General Assembly session to focus on Pak economy

'No, the prime minister is not going. I will lead Pakistani delegation,' foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said.

29 Aug 2018 1:24 PM

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