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Pakistan court extends detention of US diplomat

AN American who killed two Pakistani men in Lahore last week will be held for eight more days to allow for further investigation, a...

China, Pakistan, Iran blocked from Indian airshow

INDIA, which hosts South Asia’s biggest airshow next week, has not invited Pakistan, China or Iran to the biennial event, organisers said yesterday. “Invitations to...

India criticised for rights abuses after bombings

INDIAN authorities carried out torture, arbitrary arrests and religious discrimination after a spate of deadly bombings in 2008, Human Rights Watch said in a...

World Cup ‘power riots’ worry Dhaka

BANGLADESH has ordered electricity companies to show World Cup cricket matches on generator-powered public screens in a bid to prevent protests by irate fans...

Pakistan to decide Friday how to reduce cabinet-official

PAKISTAN will decide today how to reduce the cabinet, a ruling party official said, in a concession to the opposition which is unlikely to...

Pakistan politicians eye deal to shore up government

LEADERS in Pakistan’s main ruling party appeared confident on Wednesday (December 29) of reaching a deal to prevent their main coalition partner from quitting...

Australia apologises to Indian doctor over terror charge

AUSTRALIA has made a formal apology to Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef for his wrongful detention in 2007 over failed extremist attacks at airports in...

China, Pakistan to formalise 10 billion dollar deals

CHINA and Pakistan are set to conclude another $10bn (£6.43bn) worth of deals on Saturday (December 18), the latest signings on a trade-focused trip...

China, India PMs agree to double trade by 2015

CHINA and India’s premiers agreed today to double bilateral trade to $100bn (£64.07bn) by 2015, during talks that otherwise showed no apparent progress on...

Tearful homecoming for Pakistan flood survivors

HAJANI Chandio broke down in tears when she came home after three months in a refugee camp following the catastrophic floods that ravaged Pakistan...