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Pakistan suicide blast targeted Christians: Taliban

Lahore (Pakistan) - A Taliban suicide bomber who attacked a Pakistani park crowded with families on Easter Sunday was targeting Christians, the group said,...

PIA flight from Toronto makes crashes landing at Karachi airport

A Pakistan International Airlines flight (PK-1782) arriving from Toronto to Karachi crashed into a jetty soon after landing at the Jinnah International Airport.All passengers...

Govt announces cut in prices of HSD, kerosene oil

The government has slashed the prices of high speed diesel, light diesel and kerosene oil for the next month.Announcing reduction in prices at...

Security tightened countrywide on new year’s eve

Special security measures have been taken in the country to avoid untoward incidents on the eve of New Year celebrations.According to reports, Sindh government...

54% Pakistanis oppose the idea of privatizing state owned industries

According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 54% Pakistanis said that they would oppose the idea of privatizing state...

NAP should be implemented in letter and spirit: Bilawal

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has stressed that National Action Plan should also be implemented in letter and spirit in Gilgit-Baltistan as...

Senior PPP leader Makhdoom Amin Fahim passes away

Makhdoom Amin Fahim, aged 76, was senior vice chairman of the PPP and member of the National Assembly from Hala (NA-218).Veteran politician and senior...

Pakistan army chief to visit US, hold talks on Afghanistan: officials

Islamabad - Pakistan's army chief General Raheel Sharif is set to visit the United States next week to hold talks with top officials on...

COAS arrives in Germany on daylong official visit

General Raheel Sharif will address the Central and South Asia Security Conference.Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has arrived in Munich on a...

Pakistan provincial minister among 14 killed in suicide attack

Shadi Khan (Pakistan) - Two suicide attackers on Sunday killed a Pakistani provincial minister who had campaigned against militants along with at least 13...

Pakistan minister resigns after BBC claims of ISI coup plot

Islamabad - A Pakistani government minister resigned Saturday, officials said, after a controversial interview with the BBC in which he claimed the country's former...

Punjab Govt orders probe into huge child abuse scandal

Lahore (Pakistan) - A Pakistani province on Sunday announced a judicial inquiry into a massive child abuse and extortion scandal allegedly involving hundreds of...

Top Pakistan judges back controversial military courts

Islamabad - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday approved controversial new military courts set up to hear terror cases, rejecting an attempt to have them...

Pakistan claims killing of major Al-Qaeda commander in country

Quetta (Pakistan) - Pakistani security forces have killed a senior Al-Qaeda commander and detained his wife in an overnight raid on his hideout in...

Driver detained for breaching Pakistan PM’s convoy: officials

Islamabad - Pakistani authorities on Sunday detained a man on suspicion of attempting to ram Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's car as it was travelling...

Pakistan slum demolition drive exposes housing crisis

Islamabad - Ashrak Khan wore a defeated expression as he surveyed the brownish-grey shanty homes of his neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, his...

Taliban deny reports of Haqqani network founder’s death

Kabul - The Taliban on Saturday denied reports of the death of the founder of Haqqani network, its allied militant group blamed for some...

Maleeha Lodhi terms the post-2015 Agenda as a roadmap for future development

Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has termed the post-2015 Agenda as a roadmap for future development.Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi has called...

Judicial Commission to start oral arguments on June 29

The General Elections 2013 Inquiry Commission will commence hearing of oral arguments by the parties on June 29, 2015.The hearing will start at 9:30...

Scotland Yard team arrives in Pakistan

A two member team of Scotland Yard arrived here on Saturday in connection with the murder case of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr...