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Nawaz Sharif walks out of prison after 3 months on medical grounds

Sharif, 69, was lodged in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail since Dec last year, serving 7-yr imprisonment in Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case.

27 Mar 2019 9:57 AM

Pakistan supreme court grants bail to former PM Nawaz Sharif for treatment

In a relief to Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to the jailed former prime minister for six weeks.

26 Mar 2019 4:47 PM

Tensions with India will remain until the elections: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Indo-Pak relations would remain tense till the general elections in India are over.

26 Mar 2019 4:38 PM

After nationwide pressure Pakistan places 2 Hindu girls in protection

A Pakistani high court on Tuesday ordered official protection for the two Hindu girls due to concern about their safety.

26 Mar 2019 2:42 PM

Nearly 30,000 'incorrect' world maps destroyed by China

Customs officials in China have destroyed 30,000 world maps for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of its territory.

26 Mar 2019 12:56 PM

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China welcomes friendly Modi-Khan exchange on Pakistan National Day

China on Monday welcomed the goodwill messages exchanged by Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan on the occasion of Pakistan National Day.

25 Mar 2019 5:15 PM

FATF to review Pakistan's progress against financial violations

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will review whether Pakistan has made enough progress on global standards against financial crimes.

25 Mar 2019 2:51 PM

Imran Khan orders probe into forced conversion, marriages of 2 Hindu girls

The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), were allegedly kidnapped by a group of 'influential' men from their home.

24 Mar 2019 1:14 PM

Death toll climbs to 64 in one of China's worst industrial blasts in years

The death toll climbed to 64 in one of the worst industrial accidents of China in recent times which knocked down buildings and children.

23 Mar 2019 12:53 PM

Pak President Alvi says 'desire for dialogue' should not be considered as weakness

Pakistan's President Arif Alvi said that his country wants to resolve all issues with India through a comprehensive dialogue.

23 Mar 2019 12:38 PM

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Nawaz's daughter thanks Punjab govt for addressing fathers health

Maryam Sharif thanked the Punjab government for addressing her ailing father's 'deteriorating health'.

23 Mar 2019 12:11 PM

'We discussed Masood Azhar with China,' says Pakistan Foreign Minister

Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi said he discussed the issue of Masood Azhar with close ally China.

23 Mar 2019 10:33 AM

Pakistan may soon hit oil, gas jackpot in Arabian sea, says Imran Khan

The offshore drilling for oil was in final stages and there could be a major find, he added.

23 Mar 2019 9:00 AM

PM Imran Khan says no room for 'jihadi outfits, culture' in Pakistan

Khan said that India's NDA government wants to win the general election based on its politics of hatred against Pakistan.

22 Mar 2019 1:30 PM

Pakistan to build temple for Hindus in Peshawar

The provincial government has asked the members of the Hindu Rajput community in Peshawar whether they want a temple or a community hall.

21 Mar 2019 3:11 PM

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Pak student stabs prof to death for planning ‘un-Islamic’ party involving girls

The student felt that the party that women were going to be involved with would be un-Islamic, a police official said.

21 Mar 2019 9:02 AM

India boycotts China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for the 2nd time

Speculation is rife whether India would attend the second BRI as China has deepened its commitment to expand the USD 60 billion CPEC.

20 Mar 2019 2:37 PM

Myanmar court jails Rakhine leader for 20 years on charges of treason

A Myanmar court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent ethnic Rakhine leader to 20 years in jail for treason, a verdict likely to intensify anger.

19 Mar 2019 3:01 PM

Pak govt believes as much as USD 11 billion stashed abroad by Pakistanis

Pakistani nationals having more than 152,500 offshore bank accounts could have stashed away USD 11 billion.

19 Mar 2019 12:57 PM

India-Pak tension talk to feature in Qureshi-Wang meeting, says China

China on Monday said that it would like to see the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack.

18 Mar 2019 7:59 PM

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