New York: A 30-year-old Pakistani man has been convicted in the US for staging the murder of his wife with his American girlfriend in 2011.
Kashif Parvaiz faces life in prison after a
Dhaka: Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received
Islamabad: Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf has asked the apex court to "demolish" the government for rigging polls, media reported Friday.
"The Supreme Court of
Islamabad: Police in Pakistan`s Punjab province are considering withdrawal of security from Chinese people working on private projects apparently due to shortage of forces and excessive
Kabul: At least 216 people were killed and 27 injured after snowfall and avalanches hit Afghanistan, an official said on Friday.
"Our data collected so far confirms the death of 216
Islamabad: Students of a prominent seminary run by a cleric known as the "father of the Taliban" were involved in the 2007 assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto,
Beijing: Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka`s foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would
Islamabad: A moderate 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Pakistan's northwestern region early this morning, injuring at least five persons.
The epicenter of the tremor, originating at a
Islamabad: Two prisoners, including one involved in the brutal killing of 10 foreign climbers at a Nanga Parbat peak base camp in 2013, Friday escaped from a Pakistani jail in northern Gilgit-
Islamabad: A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck northwest Pakistan early Friday, injuring at least five people and causing minor damage, officials and seismologists said.
The quake hit
Washington: The US can not reassure Pakistan against any Indian threat if it fails to commit itself towards working against anti-India terrorist groups operating within its territory, two US
Islamabad: A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit northern region of Pakistan, including capital city of Islamabad Friday, media reported.
According to initial details, strong tremors jolted
Dhaka: Bangladeshi writer Avijit Roy was attacked and killed by unidentified assailants Thursday and while his blogger wife was injured, media reports said.
Roy along with his wife
Male: Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday said he was not a terrorist and nor did he authorise any arrest as he appeared for a late night hearing in a criminal court here
Washington: Pakistan will continue to provide safe havens to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), an internationally-banned terrorist group, thus remaining a major irritant in ties with India, a top American
Islamabad: Pakistan air force on Thursday inducted the advanced China-built Karakoram Eagle AWACS aircraft, capable of detecting hostile aerial and sea surface targets far before ground-based
Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned India of a "befitting response" to alleged provocation along the Line of Control (LoC), just days before
Lahore: Canada-based cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, who spearheaded an agitation against the Nawaz Sharif government, was on Thursday declared a "proclaimed offender" along with his two sons by a
Colombo: The US has donated de-mining equipment for Sri Lanka`s war-ravaged northern region, the island nation`s government said in a statement Thursday.
Lt. Dave Chesson from
Islamabad: Pakistan Thursday welcomed the "prospects" of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban saying political solution is the only solution to the problem.
Colombo: A group of Sri Lanka's opposition members Thursday launched a petition in capital Colombo to name former president Mahinda Rajapakse as the prime ministerial candidate of the Sri Lanka
Singapore: The Singapore High Court on Thursday suspended the practising certificate of a top Indian-origin human rights lawyer here "untill further order", prompting him to denounce the
Islamabad: Pakistan summoned its High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit for urgent consultations on the upcoming visit of Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar to Pakistan.
Beijing: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will embark on his maiden visit to China on Friday to hold talks with the top leadership here on some of the big- ticket Chinese
Colombo: The new Sri Lankan government on Thursday asked the police department to submit a report within 10 days on the action taken to unravel the large-scale corruption allegations linked to
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