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Indonesian woman, who complained about Mosque being too loud, jailed

Indonesia has the world's largest population of Muslims and sizable Buddhist, Christian and other religious minorities.

22 Aug 2018 3:35 PM

Taliban released 160 civilians, at least 20 others still captive, said official

Nearly 200 passengers were taken as hostages by Taliban insurgents near the northern province of Kunduz on Monday.

21 Aug 2018 5:43 PM

Pakistan's federal cabinet to put Nawaz Sharif, daughter on Exit Control List

The cabinet asked for red warrants to be issued against Sharif's sons, Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz and former finance minister Ishaq Dar.

21 Aug 2018 4:39 PM

Militants clash with official forces in Kabul, rockets fired

It was unclear who was responsible for the assault, which came as the President made a speech marking the first day of Eid al-Adha holiday.

21 Aug 2018 3:17 PM

Paid day-to-day expenses of PM House from my own pocket: Sharif

Sharif's comments came a day after PM Khan, in his first address broke down the expenses of the Prime Minister House.

20 Aug 2018 5:12 PM

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Pakistan wants 'uninterrupted' dialogue with India says Qureshi

The new foreign minister said Pakistan wants to rebuild ties with eastern and western neighbours and create peace in the region.

20 Aug 2018 4:02 PM

Taliban takes over 100 hostage in Afghanistan: Officials

The ambush came despite President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during Eid al-Adha this week.

20 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Lalu Yadav seems to be Imran Khan’s political mentor: Pak opposition leader

Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party had emerged as the single largest party with 116 seats in the July 25 general elections.

20 Aug 2018 1:53 PM

Will stay in military secretary's house, not PM House, says Imran Khan

On one hand we don't have money to spend on our people; on the other hand, we have people living like our colonial masters used to, he said.

20 Aug 2018 11:04 AM

PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif set to become leader of opposition in NA

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan defeated Sharif in a one-sided election in National Assembly to become the 22nd PM of Pakistan.

19 Aug 2018 1:25 PM

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet

Shah Mehmood Qureshi has been appointed as foreign minister; he held the same portfolio during the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

19 Aug 2018 12:59 PM

As Imran Khan prepares to become Pak PM, rift appears within Oppn

Imran Khan's victory has become almost certain after rift emerged in grand Opposition alliance over candidature of Shahbaz Sharif.

17 Aug 2018 2:10 PM

Pakistan's newly-elected National Assembly to vote for new PM today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif are in contention for the position.

17 Aug 2018 11:02 AM

Pakistan to elect next president on September 4: Election Commission

The candidates can file nominations by August 27 and the final list of contesting candidates will be issued on August 30.

16 Aug 2018 3:33 PM

Pakistan telecom authority threatens to ban Twitter

In September 2012, the Pak­istan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) blocked access to YouTube throughout the country for over two years.

16 Aug 2018 2:07 PM

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Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif file nomination papers for Pak PM poll

The newly-elected Speaker of the House, Asad Qaiser announced the process for the Prime Minister poll.

16 Aug 2018 11:58 AM

Taliban attack kills 30 in Afghanistan

Attack involved the use of heavy artillery, 7 militants eliminated, 5 wounded.

16 Aug 2018 2:35 AM

Independence Day celebrations in Pak claim 3 lives, leave 35 injured

During celebrations, 22-yr-old Salman Shakoor, who was part of one such revelry near Five Star Chowrangi was hit by exploding firecracker.

15 Aug 2018 3:58 PM

Pakistan's newly-elected Parliament votes to elect Speaker

The election of the Prime Minister will be held after election of the new Speaker who will supervise the election process of the premier.

15 Aug 2018 2:12 PM

Sharif cuts cake, celebrates Pak's Independence Day in jail

Pakistan on Tuesday celebrated its 72nd Independence Day. The PML-N leaders also prayed for the prosperity of the nation.

15 Aug 2018 1:08 PM

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