United Nations: Islamic State jihadists are inflicting staggering human rights violations in Iraq which could amount to war crimes, a top United Nations official said on Thursday.
Islamabad: Health officials in Pakistan on Thursday said the country was set to break its record for the highest number of polio cases in a year, as Islamist militants continue to prevent
Colombo: Two Pakistani naval ships have arrived in Sri Lanka to enhance defence cooperation between navies of two nations.
PNS SAIF and PNS NASR naval ships are on a four-day
Karachi: At least 16 air hostesses and cabin crew members of Pakistan's national carrier have disappeared in the last five months in Canada after going there on international flights.
Kabul: A Taliban suicide attacker killed three people on an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, the latest deadly strike against vehicles taking government staff to work in the Afghan capital
Kabul: Taliban suicide bombers struck two buses carrying Afghan soldiers in Kabul early today, killing seven people and wounding 21, just a day after the signing of a key US-Afghan security
Dhaka: A senior Bangladeshi minister, who accompanied Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the UN, was today sacked for allegedly making anti-Islam comments that triggered widespread protests
Karachi: A fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force crashed in the restive Balochistan province on Wednesday due to a "technical fault" but no casualty was reported, the second such incident in
Peshawar: A teacher was killed and two children injured today in a hand-grenade attack on a school apparently over the dress code of students in Pakistan's northwestern troubled region.
Lahore: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case?today adjourned the hearing till October 15 as the judge was on leave.
Washington: Updating its list for specially designated nationals (SDN), the US Treasury Department added three key Pakistanis to the notorious list, including Fazlur Rehman Khalil, the founder
Kabul: Just a couple of days after the new government was sworn-in, two Taliban suicide bombers on Wednesday morning detonated themselves in front of two Afghan National Army buses carrying
Islamabad: A general manager of a multi- national courier firm has been sacked for filming the video of former interior minister Rehman Malik being forced to offload by furious passengers of
Lahore: As the ban on video-sharing website Youtube in Pakistan entered its third year, calls to lift the controversial ban have begun to grow even as the government appears reluctant to take
Islamabad: Pakistani Hindus in Thul, a town which once narrated stories of amity between Hindus and Muslims, are facing difficulty to maintain its pluralistic religious ethos due to increasing
Kabul: A deal that will permit some US troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond next year will be signed by the country's newly inaugurated government on Tuesday.
Karachi: Pakistan has arrested 25 Indian fisherman for violating the territorial waters of the country, its maritime security agency said on Monday.
The Indian fishermen were arrested
Colombo: A media rights group says Sri Lanka's government has sabotaged a training program for online journalists for the third time in three months.
Umbrella organization Action
New York: Hours ahead of his dinner with President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cautioned the US against hasty withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, citing the
Peshawar: A three-day special anti-polio campaign to vaccinate over two lakh children was on Monday launched in Pakistan's restive Bajaur tribal agency amidst tight security to ensure safety of
Dhaka/London: A Muslim convert from London was on Monday arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of recruiting British volunteers to fight for Islamic State (IS) militants, becoming the sixth
Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army
Colombo: Seeking to enhance education cooperation, India on Monday set up a language lab in Kandy, the second largest Sri Lankan city to help raise the general level of proficiency in English
Islamabad: At least 85 tribal militants belonging to Bugti tribe of slain Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Khan Bugti on Monday renounced violence by surrendering their weapons, Pakistan
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