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Pakistan news

Two Pakistani-origin Spanish sisters tortured, shot dead in honour killing case. Here’s what you...

  POLICE in Pakistan were investigating the murder of two Pakistani-Spanish sisters as an “honour killing”, a brutal patriarchal practice that sees women put to...

Imran Khan slams Western envoys’ letter on Russia

PAKISTAN’S prime minister Imran Khan has hit out at Islamabad-based Western envoys who last week urged the south Asian country to condemn Russia’s actions...

UK calls off top Pakistan official’s visit over ‘stand on Russia’

THE UK government has unilaterally called off a scheduled visit of Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf to London apparently because of Islamabad’s policy...

Pakistan extends ban on flights from UK

Pakistan on Monday extended the ban on flights from the UK for another week over fears of a new variant of the coronavirus which...

Pakistan ‘retained on FATF’s grey list’

  GLOBAL money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog FATF has retained Pakistan on its terrorism financing “grey list” and asked Islamabad to address deficiencies in...

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...

Imran Khan faces toughest challenge to his rule in four years

  FOREIGN ministers of Muslim nations began meeting in Pakistan on Tuesday (22) as the country’s leader trumpets his Islamic credentials while at the same...

Imran Khan nominates former chief justice as Pakistan’s caretaker prime minister

PAKISTAN’S former chief justice Gulzar Ahmed was on Monday (4) nominated for the office of the caretaker prime minister by incumbent Imran Khan, amid...

Pakistan calls for action against militants after rocket attacks kill six Afghans

  PAKISTAN on Sunday (17) called on the Taliban government in Kabul to take “stern actions” against militants launching attacks against the country from inside...

Pakistan’s opposition submits no-trust motion against Imran Khan

PAKISTAN’S opposition parties have submitted a no-confidence motion against prime minister Imran Khan, holding his government responsible for the spiralling inflation. The motion, signed by...