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Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirms death sentences to 12 'hardcore terrorists'

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirms death sentences to 12 'hardcore terrorists'

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa today confirmed the death sentences awarded to 12 "hardcore terrorists" involved in attacks on jails and killing of security personnel as well as

Jul 13, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
Imran Khan 'quietly confident' of becoming Pakistan PM

Imran Khan 'quietly confident' of becoming Pakistan PM

The legendary cricketer said that his first priority as PM will be to weed out corruption from the Pakistani society. 

Jul 13, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
As husband Nawaz Sharif heads home, ailing wife Kulsoom comes out of month-long coma

As husband Nawaz Sharif heads home, ailing wife Kulsoom comes out of month-long coma

Kulsoom Nawaz opened her eyes after a month-long coma at London's Harley Street Clinic where she is undergoing treatment.

Jul 13, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Ahead of Nawaz Sharif's return, picture of ex-Pakistan PM with ailing wife Begum Kulsoom goes viral

Ahead of Nawaz Sharif's return, picture of ex-Pakistan PM with ailing wife Begum Kulsoom goes viral

The viral picture shows Maryam breaking down into tears and Nawaz keeping his hands on wife Kulsoom's head.

Jul 13, 2018, 08:13 AM IST
Massive crackdown in Pakistan on PML-N activists ahead of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's return

Massive crackdown in Pakistan on PML-N activists ahead of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's return

Graft accused ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz are scheduled to arrive in Lahore via Abu Dhabi at 6.15 pm on Friday.

Jul 13, 2018, 06:04 AM IST
While Pakistan is a by-stander, Indian PM Modi attends G20 meet, rues Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif

While Pakistan is a by-stander, Indian PM Modi attends G20 meet, rues Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif

The surprising admission was made by Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and brother of convicted ex-PM Nawaz Sharif.

Jul 12, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif accuses ISI of meddling in 2018 parliamentary polls

Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif accuses ISI of meddling in 2018 parliamentary polls

The deposed Pakistani leader has for the first time named a senior ISI officer, General Faiz Hamid, for being allegedly involved in pre-poll rigging ahead of the 2018 general elections. 

Jul 12, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
They want to get rid of Sikhs: Pakistan's first-ever Sikh police officer Gulab Singh

They want to get rid of Sikhs: Pakistan's first-ever Sikh police officer Gulab Singh

Gulab Singh has claimed that the minority community members are being given a step-motherly treatment in Pakistan.

Jul 11, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
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

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