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ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 13 killed in suicide blast at Pakistan poll rally

ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 13 killed in suicide blast at Pakistan poll rally

The blast took place shortly before midnight when Bilour along with ANP workers gathered for a corner meeting in the congested Yakatoot area.

Jul 11, 2018, 06:07 AM IST
Pakistan NSA resigns amid reports of differences with caretaker PM

Pakistan NSA resigns amid reports of differences with caretaker PM

Nasser Janjua, the former chief of southern command, was appointed as NSA during ousted PM Nawaz Sharif's tenure in October 2015 with a status of minister of state.

Jun 27, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
Imran Khan gears up for Pakistan elections, admits to grouping in his party, says ready to ally with others to defeat PML-N

Imran Khan gears up for Pakistan elections, admits to grouping in his party, says ready to ally with others to defeat PML-N

General Elections in Pakistan is scheduled to be held on July 25, 2018.

Jun 27, 2018, 15:59 PM IST
Philippines President Duterte calls God 'stupid', angers Catholics

Philippines President Duterte calls God 'stupid', angers Catholics

Rodrigo Duterte has now angered the Catholics by calling God "stupid".

Jun 26, 2018, 14:04 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed inaugurates party office in Islamabad, kicks-off campaign for Pakistan parliamentary polls

Hafiz Saeed inaugurates party office in Islamabad, kicks-off campaign for Pakistan parliamentary polls

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on Saturday inaugurated the office of his recently launched political outfit Milli Muslim League (MML) in Islamabad. 

Jun 23, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf resigns as APML chief

Pervez Musharraf resigns as APML chief

Musharraf, who has been out of Pakistan since March 2016 and now lives in Dubai, had filed a plea in the Pakistan Supreme Court in 2016 against the 2013 high court verdict.

Jun 22, 2018, 14:42 PM IST
Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah targeted in US drone strike in Afghanistan

Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah targeted in US drone strike in Afghanistan

The US drone strike was conducted in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, targeting Maulana Fazlullah's hideout.

Jun 15, 2018, 08:52 AM IST
Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom suffers cardiac arrest

Nawaz Sharif's wife Kulsoom suffers cardiac arrest

In 2017, she underwent a surgery to remove diseased lymph nodes after she was diagnosed with throat cancer.

Jun 15, 2018, 06:21 AM IST
US-backed militants planning chemical attack in Syria, claims Russia

US-backed militants planning chemical attack in Syria, claims Russia

Russia Defence Ministry has claimed that the members of the "Free Syrian Army" were planning a chemical attack in Syria with the assistance from the US.

Jun 12, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un arrive for historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un arrive for historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore

This is the first-ever meeting between the President of the United States and the authoritarian North Korean leader which is being held in Sentosa Island in Singapore.

Jun 12, 2018, 06:19 AM IST
 41 Afghan police personnel killed in Taliban ambush

41 Afghan police personnel killed in Taliban ambush

At least 41 Afghan security force personnel were killed in two separate Taliban-led attacks on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 00:06 AM IST
Kim Jong-Un 'begged' Trump to reschedule US-N Korea summit, claims ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani

Kim Jong-Un 'begged' Trump to reschedule US-N Korea summit, claims ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani

The much-awaited summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore`s southern island of Sentosa on June 12.

Jun 07, 2018, 07:23 AM IST
To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

To avoid China's debt trap, Malaysia to re-examine projects under Belt and Road Initiative

Malaysia's PM Mahatir Mohamad has said many countries have taken China's easy loans without thinking of how they will repay them.

Jun 06, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest general elections on Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek platform

Hafiz Saeed's JuD to contest general elections on Allaha-u-Akbar Tehreek platform

Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group that carried out the deadly 2008 Mumbai attack, launched its political front Milli Muslim League, but it has not been yet registered by

Jun 04, 2018, 17:27 PM IST
Japan flags new suspected North Korea sanctions breach Tokyo

Japan flags new suspected North Korea sanctions breach Tokyo

said today it had reported to the UN a suspected sanctions violation by North Korea involving a ship-to-ship transfer, days after Tokyo said another suspected breach had been flagged.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
Seoul, Pyongyang agree to hold military-level talks

Seoul, Pyongyang agree to hold military-level talks

South Korea and North Korea on Friday agreed to hold military-level talks on June 14 as part of efforts to ease tensions between the two countries.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Pak's ex-chief justice Nasirul Mulk takes oath as caretaker PM

Pak's ex-chief justice Nasirul Mulk takes oath as caretaker PM

Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk Friday took oath as Pakistan's seventh caretaker Prime minister until general elections on July 25 to oversee the second-ever democratic transition of power in the

Jun 01, 2018, 15:34 PM IST
United States concerned about lack of religious freedom in Pakistan

United States concerned about lack of religious freedom in Pakistan

The US has expressed concern over the lack of religious freedom in Pakistan.

May 29, 2018, 23:23 PM IST
Malaysia ends four-year hunt for missing MH370

Malaysia ends four-year hunt for missing MH370

Malaysia on Tuesday ended a four-year hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 

May 29, 2018, 20:31 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif ready to go to prison for principles: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Nawaz Sharif ready to go to prison for principles: Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz`s (PML-N) narrative was of "giving respect to vote" and "performance", Abbasi told Geo News on Sunday.

May 28, 2018, 12:54 PM IST

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