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56 Taliban terrorists, including 7 group commanders killed in Afghanistan

Provincial police spokesman also confirmed the operations, saying that more than 50 Taliban terrorists have been killed in the crackdown.

31 Jul 2019 12:29 PM

Easter Day attacks endanger Sri Lanka economic recovery

They have devastated Sri Lanka's vital tourism industry, source of jobs for many, and are hindering foreign investment.

30 Jul 2019 3:37 PM

Forced conversions are un-Islamic, says Imran Khan

Addressing an event on the occasion of National Minority Day, Khan invoked Prophet Mohammed saying he gave religious freedom to minorities.

30 Jul 2019 1:00 PM

Racist ad with actor 'brownfaced' to look Indian sparks outrage in Singapore

'Brownface' or 'blackface' are terms referring to the practice of darkening an actor's skin to portray a person of a different race.

29 Jul 2019 3:18 PM

Pak's ISI PR chief gets trolled for posting doctored video of retired IAF officer

Netizens were quick to point out that the video was recorded in 2015, approximately four years before the Balakot strikes.

29 Jul 2019 3:07 PM


Parts of illegal waste sent from UK offloaded to India, Dubai: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's pushback comes as Indonesia and the Philippines also returned shipments of foreign rubbish to their ports of origin.

27 Jul 2019 1:07 PM

‘I felt as if I came home after winning World Cup’: Imran Khan as he returns from US

Prime Minister Khan embarked on his three-day visit to the US this week to reset strained bilateral ties with Washington.

25 Jul 2019 2:45 PM

Imran Khan a 'compulsive liar', advocate of terrorists: Pakistan's Opposition

PPP secretary general Nafisa Shah said in a statement that he was regarded as 'Taliban Khan without beard' by victims of terror activities.

25 Jul 2019 9:09 AM

Attackers of Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings were inspired by ISIS

NTJ leader Zahran Hashim made a video with fellow NTJ members pledging allegiance to ISIL leader Abu Bakr Al-Bagdadi.

25 Jul 2019 8:58 AM

Imran Khan asks India to set aside differences and focus on trade

India has maintained that Pakistan first has to stop cross-border terrorism for talks to take place.

24 Jul 2019 4:51 PM


Kashmiri carried out Pulwama, Pakistan had no role to play: Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday claimed that the Pulwama terror attack was an 'indigenous' incident.

24 Jul 2019 1:14 PM

No lawyer willing to represent Musharraf, treason hearing deferred: Report

Court had also barred Musharraf’s lawyer Salman Safdar from arguing on his behalf and directed ministry to appoint defence lawyer for him.

24 Jul 2019 12:55 PM

'Felt humiliated when Osama bin Laden was killed by US,' says Pak PM

Speaking at the US Institute of Peace (USIP) here, Khan said the US did not trust Pakistan over the issue of Osama bin Laden.

24 Jul 2019 8:41 AM

NAB gets 13-day remand of former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

The NAB is probing alleged corruption in the award of a contract to import LNG from Qatar by Abbasi

19 Jul 2019 8:26 PM

Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were meant for international audience

The terror that visited Sri Lanka in April 2019 was something that local people had hoped was long consigned to the past.

19 Jul 2019 4:39 PM


Suspect succumbs to injuries, four injured under treatment: Nepal explosion

The deceased, Ram Bahadur Singh, a part of the banned Nepal Communist Party, is suspected by police to have carried out the explosion.

19 Jul 2019 2:39 PM

12 killed, 40 wounded in Taliban attack: Afghanistan

Pictures on social media showed a huge plume of smoke rising over Kandahar, and Hayat said about six trucks carrying goods had burnt.

19 Jul 2019 9:45 AM

Will grant consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav according to our law: Pak

The ministry also said that Kulbhushan Jadhav had been informed of his rights under the Vienna Convention on consular relations.

19 Jul 2019 8:57 AM

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed sent to 7-day judicial custody

The top 13 leaders of the banned JuD, including Saeed and Naib Emir Abdul Rehman Makki, were booked in nearly two dozen cases.

18 Jul 2019 3:24 PM

Pakistan shall proceed further as per law: Imran Khan on ICJ verdict

Khan tweeted: 'Appreciate ICJ’s decision not to acquit, release & return Kulbhushan Jadhav to India.'

18 Jul 2019 9:57 AM