Eliminating terror crucial for Pakistan's economic survival: Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said Pakistan will win the war against terror at any cost, linking it to the country's "economic survival", and vowed to overcome the energy crisis.

'Pakistan not to show haste in resumption of dialogue with India'

Pakistan has decided not to show any haste in resumption of stalled Indo-Pak dialogue and will wait till India is ready to talk on all issues, according to a media report here.

Pak Punjab Governor quits after blasting govt on Obama's India trip

The governor of Pakistan's Punjab province resigned today just days after slamming the Nawaz Sharif government for its "diplomatic failure" to build ties with the US after President Barack Obama's historic second visit to India.

Pakistan wants normal ties with `important neighbour` India: Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan wants normal ties with `important neighbour` India: Nawaz Sharif

A day after US President Barack Obama wrapped up his three-day visit to India, Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday claimed that his country wants good neighbourly relations with all countries of the region.

Nawaz Sharif greets PM Narendra Modi on R-Day, seeks friendly ties with India
Nawaz Sharif greets PM Narendra Modi on R-Day, seeks friendly ties with India

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif on Monday greeted his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the occasion of 66th Republic Day of India, wishing its people prosperity. Sharif also pledged to develop friendly relations with India on the basis of "sovereign equality, mutual respect and commonality of interests".

Power back after rebel attack plunges Pakistan into darkness

 An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness on Sunday, the latest reminder of the country`s crippling energy crisis.

Major power failure in Pakistan

Pakistan was plunged into darkness after a breakdown of a key power transmission line in southern part of the country early Sunday, another blinding reminder of the country`s crippling energy crisis.

Saudi holds funeral of King Abdullah: State TV

Foreign leaders gathered in a cavernous mosque in the Saudi Arabian capital on Friday for the funeral of King Abdullah.

Funeral of Saudi King Abdullah begins: State TV

The funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way Friday with foreign leaders gathering in a cavernous mosque in the capital.

Pakistan to import fuel worth $400 mn

 Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered the finance ministry to urgently arrange for PKRs.4,000 crore (nearly $400 million) to import petrol and furnace oil for two months in the wake of the fuel crisis that has hit the country, a media report said Friday.

Petrol crisis forces Pak PM to skip WEF meet in Davos

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today had to cancel his trip to Davos to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) due to a serious shortage of petroleum in the country which has been plagued by a crippling energy crisis.

Pakistan bans Haqqani network after security talks with Kerry

Pakistan has outlawed the Taliban-linked Haqqani network, officials said on Friday, days after US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif`s government to fight groups that threaten Afghan, Indian and US interests.

Imran Khan may give pep talk to Pakistan's World Cup squad
Imran Khan may give pep talk to Pakistan's World Cup squad

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is trying to get cricketer turned politician Imran Khan to meet with the national team before it leaves for the 2015 World Cup.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for Saudi Arabia

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday left for Riyadh to personally enquire about the health of Saudi King Abdullah who is ill.

'Pakistan to ban Hafiz Saeed's JuD, Haqqani network'
'Pakistan to ban Hafiz Saeed's JuD, Haqqani network'

Pakistan has decided to ban terror outfits Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and Afghan-based Haqqani network, reports said on Thursday.

Pakistan SC wants Hindu marriage bill's draft approved

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the Nawaz Sharif government to ensure that the proposed Hindu Marriage Registration Bill`s draft is presented before the Cabinet for final approval in two weeks, a media report said.

Pakistan to set up military courts in PoK

Pakistan on Tuesday decided to set up military courts in PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan for the speedy trial of terrorists in a meeting held here to review the implementation of anti-terror National Action Plan (NAP).

US to provide Pakistan $250 mn in aid: Kerry

The US will provide Pakistan $250 million in addition to the billions of dollars of military aid already spent, Secretary of State John Kerry said here Tuesday

No talks with India without Kashmir on agenda: Pakistan
No talks with India without Kashmir on agenda: Pakistan

The United States on Tuesday called on India and Pakistan to re-engage in serious dialogue, saying both the countries needed to overcome historical mistrust.

Kerry meets Nawaz Sharif, voices support for Pakistan

US Secretary of State John Kerry assured Pakistan of support in the fight against terrorism and other challenges, during his meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday.