Pakistan news

Pakistan news

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 PM Sharif announces 10% super tax on large-scale industries

  Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday announced a 10 per cent super tax on large-scale industries like cement, steel and automobile, a move...

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...

Pakistan Army chief to retire in November ‘no matter what’

PAKISTAN’S Army has said it has “nothing to do with politics” as it asserted that its chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will retire on...

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 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...

Will carry out suicide attack if Imran Khan harmed: Pakistan lawmaker threatens Shehbaz govt

  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party lawmaker Attaullah has threatened Shehbaz Sharif government to carry out a suicide attack if even a “single hair strand” of party...

Imran Khan claims foreign ‘conspiracy’ to unseat him

PAKISTAN’S embattled prime minister Imran Khan has claimed foreign powers are involved in a “conspiracy” to topple his coalition government. Addressing a rally of the...

US says ties with Pakistan are ‘vital’

THE US has said that it was looking forward to working with Pakistan’s new government led by prime minister Shehbaz Sharif. Pakistan’s relations with the...

Pakistanis flood Twitter with memes and jokes after highest-ever hike in fuel prices

  Pakistan on Thursday (26) announced it would hike fuel prices so that it could resume receiving aid from a $6 billion (£4.75 bn) package...