• Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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HIV outbreak sparks panic in southern...

HIV outbreak sparks panic in southern...

South Asia

Thu, May 16 2019

Health officials say more than 400 people, many of them children, have tested HIV positive in recent...

Blast in Pakistani city Quetta kills...

Blast in Pakistani city Quetta kills...

South Asia

Tue, May 14 2019

Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan, the Pakistani Taliban, claimed responsibility for the blast in an emailed...

Pakistan security forces kill attackers...

Pakistan security forces kill attackers...

South Asia

Sun, May 12 2019

The insurgents had been holed up on the top floor of the hotel after security forces arrived

Pakistan PM slams hotel attack as bid...

Pakistan PM slams hotel attack as bid...

South Asia

Sun, May 12 2019

The Chinese embassy in Islamabad also strongly condemned the incident

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistani port...

Gunmen attack hotel in Pakistani port...

South Asia

Sat, May 11 2019

Most guests had been evacuated but the attackers appeared to have reached the first floor of the...

Social networks under intense surveillance...

Social networks under intense surveillance...

South Asia

Fri, May 10 2019

In the past 18 months, a slew of journalists, activists, and government opponents - have faced intimidation...

Pakistan's muted response as Asia Bibi...

Pakistan's muted response as Asia Bibi...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

It was a jarring contrast to the violent protests staged by hardliners against Bibi in recent years

Asia Bibi, Christian woman in blasphemy...

Asia Bibi, Christian woman in blasphemy...

South Asia

Wed, May 8 2019

Bibi -- a labourer from central Punjab province -- was first convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and was on...

Suicide blast at popular Pakistani shrine...

Suicide blast at popular Pakistani shrine...

South Asia

Wed, May 8 2019

The blast occurred near the entrance gate for female visitors to the 11th-century Data Darbar

Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio...

Pakistan demands Facebook remove polio...

South Asia

Sat, May 4 2019

Polio vaccination campaigns have faced stubborn resistance for years in Pakistan

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting...

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting...

South Asia

Thu, May 2 2019

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) already has Pakistan on its "grey list" of countries...

UN panel blacklists Jaish-e-Mohammed...

UN panel blacklists Jaish-e-Mohammed...

South Asia

Wed, May 1 2019

China prevented the committee from imposing sanctions on Azhar in 2016, 2017 and in February this...

Pakistan plans to bring 30,000 madrasas...

Pakistan plans to bring 30,000 madrasas...

South Asia

Mon, Apr 29 2019

Pakistan's new government, facing pressure from global powers to act against militant groups carrying...

Imran Khan's interior minister pick...

Imran Khan's interior minister pick...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 27 2019

The appointment of retired Brigadier Ijaz Shah has been heavily criticized by the opposition Pakistan...

The wonder that is India’s...

The wonder that is India’s...

Esam Sohail

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty

Remembering the Tiger of Bengal

Remembering the Tiger of Bengal

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Apr 25 2019

The history and politics of AK Fazlul Huq

Imran Khan makes first visit to...

Imran Khan makes first visit to...

Middle East

Mon, Apr 22 2019

Khan began his two-day visit with a stop in the north-eastern holy city of Mashhad

Pakistan: Gunmen behind killing of 14...

Pakistan: Gunmen behind killing of 14...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 20 2019

Some 20 people wearing uniforms from the paramilitary Frontier Corps stopped buses in Balochistan...

Imran Khan hints at further cabinet...

Imran Khan hints at further cabinet...

South Asia

Sat, Apr 20 2019

Pakistan is on the brink of signing up for its 13th International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout since the...

India suspends Kashmir border trade...

India suspends Kashmir border trade...

South Asia

Fri, Apr 19 2019

Kashmir has been on edge since a February suicide attack that killed 40 Indian paramilitaries and brought...

Separatist gunmen kill 14 bus passengers...

Separatist gunmen kill 14 bus passengers...

South Asia

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The attackers, who numbered around two dozen, were wearing uniforms from the paramilitary Frontier...