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Lahore: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said an honest leadership can change the fate of the people. He added that the country needed an honest leadership, education and a strong judicial system. Addressing a seminar in Lahore, he said that the judiciary in the country is completely ...
The 17 Indian fishermen were arrested for fishing in Pakistan's territorial waters, according to the Maritime Security Force. ... Pakistan and India frequently arrest fishermen as there is no clear demarcation of the maritime border in the Arabian Sea and these fishermen do not have boats equipped with the ...

SSP Malir Rao Anwar in a media talk had claimed to have shot dead four terrorists, including Naseemullah, allegedly affiliated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, in a police encounter at Shah Latif town on January 13. However, acquaintances and relatives of the deceased dispute ...
Indian women look through the gate of a house damaged allegedly due to firing from the Pakistan side of the border at Korotana village, in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Friday, Jan.19,2018. Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed ...

WASHINGTON -- As bad as President Donald Trump describes U.S.-Pakistani ties today, they can get far worse. Over 16 years that included hundreds of deadly U.S. drone strikes, Osama bin Laden's killing on Pakistani soil and accusations Pakistan helps insurgents that kill Americans, the reluctant allies ...
Islamabad: The Federal Investigation Agency has confirmed that Pakistan has allowed group tourists visa on arrival for 24 countries including the US and UK. According to an FIA notification, tourists will be given multiple entry 30-day visas. The visit to Pakistan will need to be organized through a ...
A slim and slightly tense chase against Sri Lanka helped Pakistan seal a three-wicket win and a quarter-final berth, led by a combined five wickets between their quick bowlers Shaheen Afridi (2 for 41) and Suleman Shafqat (3 for 29). The duo helped bowl Sri Lanka out for 188 before the chase was steered ...
US President Donald Trump's tough new approach towards Pakistan and suspension of over US$1 billion (S$1.32 billion) worth of security assistance may or may not get it to move meaningfully against religious extremists but there is little doubt over who the real winner will be of this bilateral bust-up: ...
Pakistani officials say they will investigate allegations police carried out an unauthorised killing of a man wrongly accused of murdering a child. police shot Mudasir, accused of killing five-year-old Iman Fatima, in February 2017, saying he tried to escape. However, a BBC Newsnight investigation has ...
gunmen have shot and killed a mother and her daughter who were immunising children against polio in Pakistan's south-western city of Quetta. The attack took place as hundreds of polio teams, many of them volunteers, were out working on a campaign against the disease, police official Naseebullah ...
Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - Two civilians and an Indian soldier were killed and twenty more wounded in the latest ceasefire violations in the border villages of Jammu region in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said. state police Chief Shesh Paul Vaid told Al Jazeera that the two civilians, ...
Pakistan's Defense Minister says his country's deteriorating relationship with the United States has led to a decline in the security and intelligence cooperation between the two allies to an almost non-existent level. Cooperation between the two allies increased in the aftermath of the attacks on the United ...
relatives of Indian boy Sahil kumar who was killed in Pakistani firing and shelling, wail near his body at a hospital in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Friday, Jan.19,2018. Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of ...
Pakistani authorities on Friday closed the offices of a U.S. government-funded radio station whose broadcasts it said were "against the interests of Pakistan," dealing another blow to relations with the United States. The Pakistani interior ministry said that Radio Mashaal portrayed the country as "a hub of ...
New Zealand on Wednesday named their T20 squad to face Pakistan in the three-match GJ Gardner Homes series. Ben Wheeler, who last played for the Black Caps in February 2017, will return to the inter-changeable squad, from which selectors will seek to employ various combinations throughout the ...

Following a raid and sealing of Axact offices after The New York Times had unearthed the fake degrees scam in May 2015, it was believed that the bogus degrees racket in Pakistan had been busted. But BBC's latest investigation - broadcast in the UK on Radio 4 on Tuesday night - revealed that the ...
police sources have told Reuters that an arrest has been made in the case of a seven-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Pakistan. Updated Updated 3 mins ago. Pakistani authorities have arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over ...
A four-year-old girl was raped before being strangled to death in northwest Pakistan, a district mayor and doctors have said. The body of the victim, who is being named as Asma, was found in a sugarcane field on Sunday in the Jandarpar Gujjar Garhi district of Mardan city, a day after she went missing.
Pakistan qualified for the final of the Blind Cricket World Cup after defeating Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 156 runs in the semi-final of the tournament played in Ajman, UAE. Batting first, Pakistan scored a massive total of 489. The Sri Lankan side failed to chase this target and ...
"They do not care about Pakistan, they only care about Jati Umra," Zardari said while addressing a joint opposition protest rally to seek justice for the Model Town tragedy in Lahore. He claimed that only the PPP cares about Pakistan, its soil, and the people of its soil. "They [Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz ...
Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistani authorities have released on bail prominent militia commander and scholar, Sufi Muhammad, known as the father of the Taliban in the Swat Valley, on health grounds, his lawyer says. Muhammad, 93, was imprisoned in the northwestern city of Peshawar in 2009 and ...
A radical anti-US cleric imprisoned in Pakistan since 2009 has been released from jail on health grounds, his lawyer and prison authorities have said. Sufi Muhammad, 93, is a former chief of the Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM), a banned pro-Taliban group. He became widely known after ...
Details of the Fatwa signed by 1829 clerics in Pakistan emerged on Monday. The ruling states that those who commit suicide attacks, those who order such attacks, those who train such people are all considered rebels against the true spirit of Islam. The ruling further states that the State of Pakistan is in the ...
Privatization Minister Daniyal Aziz told the Reuters news agency in an interview published on January 14 that the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party wants to restart sales of loss-making, state-run businesses as soon as possible. Pakistan International airlines (PIA) has been losing ...
police released a sketch of the man, who was seen outside Ansari's home in Kasur, in northeast Pakistan, on January 4, according to the Joint Investigation Team's office in Lahore. Malik Ahmad Khan, a Punjab government spokesman said there had been eight attacks on girls in the past two years that ...
Jonathan Swift may have died nearly 300 years ago, but watching Pakistan over the last few months makes you believe one of his creations at least still alive and well. When they were thrashing Sri Lanka from game to game in October 2017, they looked like giants in a land of Lilliputians. Now, going ...
India and Pakistan exchanged gunfire Monday in the disputed Kashmir region, killing several soldiers on both sides. Each side blamed the ... Last week, Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat said Pakistan's nuclear weapons may not deter the Indian army from entering its territory. "If we will have to really ...
In recent times Pakistani social media activists of a liberal, secular persuasion have been abducted by agents of the state, tortured then released after a few weeks. Invariably they then give up the blogging business: they stop criticising the country's military establishment, or the militant religious groups long ...
So the Trump Administration recently decided to cut off aid to Pakistan for not helping out with Afghanistan. But that's as bad as giving aid to Pakistan for helping out with Afghanistan: The war will continue, still under false pretenses. Trump is only hiding behind the myth of American innocence -- much like ...
Brussels - With relations strained between Pakistan and the United States, the U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff is hopeful that military ... as the Trump Administration announced it would be withholding hundreds of millions of dollars in security assistance funding over what it calls Pakistan's failure ...
Three Pakistani celebrities have become the first women in the conservative nation's history to publicly reveal that they were sexually abused as children, amid a national furore over the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl. The actor Nadia Jamil, designer Maheen Khan, and PR guru Frieha Altaf ...
Imran Khan, a candidate to become Pakistan's next prime minister, says it would be a "bitter pill" to swallow to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump but that he would reluctantly do it should he be victorious in national elections later this year. "Yes, we would talk," the former cricket star told a press briefing ...
Grant Flower would be well within his rights to be worried. He's the batting coach of a side that came dangerously close to posting ODI cricket's lowest score ever. Against the fire and intensity of New Zealand's fast bowlers, Pakistan's top order has crumbled in each of the three games they've played.
In a conversation with Pakistan's Chief of army Staff, the Pakistani military claimed Centcom commander General Joseph Votel said the idea that the Taliban uses Pakistan as a safe haven is "undermining … Pakistan's contributions in war against terrorism" in Washington. Pakistan's characterization of ...
REASI: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today reminded Pakistan about the promise its former President Pervez Musharraf had made to former ... She expressed hoped that the Pakistan government and its army would extend the hand of friendship to help end the bloodshed in the state.
The big US error after 9/11 was to treat Pakistan as if it were an ally with which it is possible to assume a large degree of policy overlap. In fact, even a more calculated, transactional relationship will not bring the US and Pakistan closer together. Harold Brown, the US defence secretary under President ...
In one of his first tweets of the year, US President Donald Trump launched a tirade against Pakistan. 'The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years', Trump fumed, 'and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit'. Washington has complained about ...
Pakistan denounced Saturday as "irresponsible" remarks by rival India's army chief in which he vowed to expose "Pakistan's nuclear bogey" in the event of a war between the countries. Islamabad's reaction came a day after Indian General Bipin Rawat dismissed assertions that Pakistani "tactical" nuclear ...
(CNN) One week after the body of 7-year old Zainab Amin was found on a garbage heap near her home, protests continued in many parts of Pakistan. On television talk shows, politicians and analysts demanded the resignation of top officials; demonstrating students in universities mourned the dead child; ...
Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistani and US officials are continuing to meet and cooperate "at all levels", despite the suspension of $1.1bn in US aid and amid fiery statements by political leaders declaring the end of Islamabad's alliance with Washington, diplomats told Al Jazeera. "There is no freeze [in ...
Islamabad: Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Saleem Shahzad met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence on Tuesday, sparking talk on social media of the Karachi-based politician joining hands with PTI. There was no official word from ...
I was walking towards the school of Physical Fitness (SPF), Peshawar run by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), along with my uncle who coached the PAF hockey team there when I saw a tall man coming out of his car. The man was Air Marshal Asghar Khan, who, true to his famous punctuality, had arrived for a ...
However, the fans in Pakistan will still have an opportunity to have a glimpse of glittering World Cup trophy at home. The trophy will arrive in Pakistan on February 3 for a day, thanks to the official sponsors of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Trophy tour. "The trophy, after arriving in Lahore, will be taken to two or ...
The chief minister of Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan has resigned amid opposition lawmakers' efforts to oust him through a vote of no confidence. Hours after Nawab Sanaullah Zehri resigned on January 9, officials said at least six people were killed in a bombing near the province's ...
A suicide bomber targeting a police truck in Pakistan killed six people and wounded 17 on Tuesday, officials said. Abdur Razzaq Cheema, the police chief of the city of Quetta, where the attack took place, said four of those killed and most of the wounded were policemen. The Pakistani Taliban claimed the ...
Albeit subtly, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and President Trump are employing a good cop-bad cop routine to persuade Pakistan to stop supporting terrorist groups. This was evidenced last Friday, when Mattis told reporters the U.S. and Pakistan have had "strong disagreements on some issues, and ...
The New Year had barely dawned over the eastern United States when President Donald Trump shot out a nasty warning to Pakistan. "The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit," complained the ...
Islamabad - Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim among thousands afflicted by Pakistan's severely polluted and decreasing water supplies. Cloaked in a colourful blanket, Kinza moves in slow motion, like a ...


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