Pakistan news

Pakistan news

Former Pakistan prime minister Jamali, who served after military coup, dies

Pakistan’s former prime minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, who served under military leader Pervez Musharraf, has died, his family announced. The 76-year-old died in the...

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...

‘Terrorism to tourism’: England cricket trip gives Pakistan a boost

The return of England's cricket team to Pakistan next year, their first visit since a deadly attack on Sri Lanka's team, is a vote...

Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal makes pitch for re-engagement with India

  PAKISTAN’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday (16) made a strong pitch for re-engaging with India, saying cutting ties with New Delhi would not...

Pakistan court opens appeal against acquittal of British-born militant convicted in Daniel Pearl killing

AN appeal against the controversial acquittal of a British-born militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl opened at a Pakistani court on Tuesday...

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...

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...

Massive crowds attend funeral for Pakistani firebrand cleric

Massive crowds of maskless mourners gathered in Lahore on Saturday for the funeral of hardline Pakistani cleric Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who for years terrorised...