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Pakistan news

South Asia pummelled by heatwave that hits 50C in Pakistan

  South Asia was in the grip of an extreme heatwave on Friday, with parts of Pakistan reaching a temperature of 50 degrees Celsius as...

Pakistan prime minister Sharif arrives in Saudi for first foreign visit

  Pakistan’s new prime minister Shehbaz Sharif began his maiden foreign trip Thursday, arriving in Saudi Arabia in a bid to enhance financial support from...

Young Bhutto scion appointed Pakistan foreign minister

THE SCION of Pakistan’s most influential political dynasty was appointed foreign minister on Wednesday (27), the latest step up a ladder likely to take...

Pakistani university suicide bomber was a teacher

A WOMAN suicide bomber who killed three Chinese teachers in Pakistan was a teacher who had enrolled for a master’s degree months before her...

Four killed by female suicide bomber near China institute in Pakistan

  A female suicide bomber from a Pakistan separatist group killed four people, including three Chinese nationals, in an attack on a vehicle carrying staff...

Putin, Pakistan leader ‘quietly exchange letters to enhance ties’

  PAKISTAN’S new prime minister Shehbaz Sharif and Russian president Vladimir Putin have quietly exchanged letters to strengthen bilateral relations, a media report has said. The letters were exchanged after the...

Female suicide bomber kills three Chinese nationals in Pakistan

A WOMAN suicide bomber from a Pakistan separatist group killed four people, including three Chinese nationals, in an attack on a minibus carrying staff...

US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar visits Pakistan-administered Kashmir

  CONGRESSWOMAN Ilhan Omar made a rare visit by a US lawmaker to the Pakistan-administered part of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Thursday...

Bilawal Bhutto to meet former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in London

  THE Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto is likely to meet Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif in London on Wednesday...

Six sentenced to death in Pakistan for ‘blasphemy’ killing of Sri Lankan man

A PAKISTAN court Monday (18) sentenced six men to death and dozens more to jail for the brutal mob slaying of a Sri Lankan...