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Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:55

In a speech marking the start of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday that follows the fasting month of Ramadan, Karzai said that Afghans "want to have an outcome to the election as soon as possible, so that this country can have its president soon."

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over "blasphemous" Facebook post

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:43

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday.

Operation against militants achieving objectives: Pakistan Army

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 23:27

Pakistan army said it had cleared over 70 percent of a town that was 2nd largest stronghold of terrorists in North Waziristan tribal region.

One killed in explosion in Pakistan`s Balochistan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:51

A blast occurred in a market in Pakistan`s Balochistan province Sunday killing one person, a media report said.

Islamabad`s lone cinema shut for showing movies during Ramzan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 16:55

Entertainment-starved residents of Pakistan`s capital were deprived of their sole recreation after authorities shut down the city`s only cinema hall for screening movies during Ramzan, a police official said today.

India to inform Lanka about terror cloud on Colombo by Pak Embassy official

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 16:32

India will be informing Sri Lanka about an official working with the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo who was allegedly playing a key role in planning terror strikes at the behest of ISI on the US and Israeli consulates in the southern part of this country.

PML-N draws flak for seeking Army help to prevent Azadi March

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:58

The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is reportedly under fire from opposition parties over its decision to call-in the army in order to prevent Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) from holding a mass protest march in Islamabad on August 14.

Pakistani dailies pay tribute to Majid Nizami

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:22

Pakistani newspapers Sunday paid tributes to veteran journalist Majid Nizami, who died Saturday in a hospital in Lahore. He expressed his strong views against India`s nuclear tests and the Kashmir issue.

Pak hopes things will move forward after Aug 25 meeting: Basit

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:14

Pakistan has hoped that with the upcoming foreign secretary level talks with India, the two countries will move forward in all areas as articulated by their Prime Ministers.

India, Nepal agree to review 1950 treaty

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 00:29

India and Nepal on Saturday agreed to "review" and adjust" the Treaty of Peace and Friendship of 1950 to reflect the current realties.