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Pakistan censors NY Times article by...

Pakistan censors NY Times article by...

South Asia

Tue, Feb 12 2019

It was headlined 'The military says Pashtuns are traitors we just want our rights'

Foreign Ministry: Asia Bibi still in...

Foreign Ministry: Asia Bibi still in...

South Asia

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Bibi, a labourer from central Punjab province, was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and was on death row...

Hardliners call for protests as Asia...

Hardliners call for protests as Asia...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Small demonstrations were held in some cities late Tuesday, but the leaders of the Tehreek-e-Labaik party...

Pakistan university rebrands Valentine's...

Pakistan university rebrands Valentine's...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 14 2019

The University of Agriculture in Faisalabad, in central Punjab province, said the change was taken to...

Nawaz Sharif jailed for seven years...

Nawaz Sharif jailed for seven years...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 24 2018

He was released from prison in September pending an appeal

Pakistan: US troop withdrawal step forward...

Pakistan: US troop withdrawal step forward...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 23 2018

The decision to pull around half of the 14,000 American troops in Afghanistan has stunned and dismayed...

IMF team ends Pakistan visit as talks...

IMF team ends Pakistan visit as talks...

Business

Tue, Nov 20 2018

Pakistan -- which has gone to the IMF repeatedly since the late 1980s -- is facing a widening balance...

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi...

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Bibi's conviction was overturned by the country's highest court last Wednesday, but she remained...

Pakistan’s Asia Bibi still in jail one...

Pakistan’s Asia Bibi still in jail one...

World

Wed, Nov 7 2018

An appeal has been filed with the court against Bibi's release and the party that headed the protests...

Pakistani Christian woman in limbo despite...

Pakistani Christian woman in limbo despite...

World

Sat, Nov 3 2018

Asia Bibi's lawyer who saved her from the gallows left the country early Saturday after threats to...

Pakistan PM calls for calm as protests...

Pakistan PM calls for calm as protests...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 1 2018

Imran Khan, who took to the nation's airwaves several hours after the court ordered the acquittal...

Pakistan reimposes ban on Indian content...

Pakistan reimposes ban on Indian content...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar issued the order in Karachi while hearing a case filed by producers' associations...

Pakistan: Next IMF loan will be the...

Pakistan: Next IMF loan will be the...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 20 2018

An IMF team is set to arrive in Pakistan in early November to begin negotiations

Pakistan PM promises whistleblower law...

Pakistan PM promises whistleblower law...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 8 2018

Pakistan's budget deficit has climbed steadily over the last five years, and foreign currency reserves...

Pakistan sentences 28 people to death...

Pakistan sentences 28 people to death...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 11 2018

Security has dramatically improved in the country in recent years

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi sworn...

Pakistan's new President Arif Alvi sworn...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 9 2018

A former dentist, Alvi has been a key confidante of Imran Khan on both party and national issues

Imran Khan launches fundraising appeal...

Imran Khan launches fundraising appeal...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 8 2018

Khan and his cabinet face a myriad of challenges including a faltering economy, militant extremism, water...

Arif Alvi becomes 13th president of...

Arif Alvi becomes 13th president of...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 4 2018

Alvi, a father of four and active Twitter user, was shot and wounded during a protest against military...

Five biggest challenges facing Imran...

Five biggest challenges facing Imran...

South Asia

Sat, Aug 18 2018

Here is a rundown of the biggest hurdles Pakistan is facing

Pakistan defends its economic partnership...

Pakistan defends its economic partnership...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 9 2018

China's financial largesse, in the form of the Belt and Road project, has raised concerns over the...

Pakistan to decide whether to seek IMF...

Pakistan to decide whether to seek IMF...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 8 2018

Analysts say Pakistan needs a loan of around $12 billion to turn the corner