Pakistan news

Pakistan news

Pakistani human rights activist Karima Baloch found dead in Canada

A Pakistani human rights activist who had fled to Canada has been found dead in Toronto, Canadian police said on Tuesday (22). Karima Mehrab, who...

Pakistan signs $1.7 billion debt relief deal

Pakistan has secured a $1.7 billion debt relief agreement to help offset the financial headwinds sparked by the coronavirus pandemic, officials said on Monday. The...

Hindu temple torched by mob in Pakistan

Hundreds of Muslims attacked and set fire to a Hindu temple in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, police and witnesses said. Videos circulating on social media...

New internet rules to give Pakistan blanket powers of censorship

Pakistan is all set to roll out new internet rules that critics say will give the government wide powers of censorship after rejecting requests...

US ‘stands ready’ to try mastermind behind Daniel Pearl murder

The US Attorney General said on Tuesday (29) the United States “stands ready” to try a militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl...

Imran Khan wants to learn from China’s development to eradicate poverty

Praising the Chinese development model, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Friday (1) said his government wants to learn from China’s industrial development to...

Pakistan’s opposition to lead march to capital in bid to oust prime minister Khan

The leaders of an anti-government alliance urged tens of thousands of supporters at a rally on Sunday (13) to join a march to the...

Pakistan arrests alleged militant group leader on terrorism financing charge

PAKISTAN on Saturday(2) arrested a man accused of being a leader of an Islamist militant group blamed by the US and India for the...

Pakistan to purchase 1.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm

PAKISTAN will purchase 1.2 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China’s Sinopharm, a minister said on Thursday(31), the first official confirmation of a vaccine purchase...

Pakistan president approves new anti-rape law

Pakistan’s president on Tuesday (15) approved a new anti-rape law which will speed up convictions and launch the country’s first national sex offenders registry. The...