Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked the President to postpone execution of former MQM activist Saulat Mirza by 30 days, apparently to use the death row convict's statement against his party.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said he is "cautiously optimistic" about improvement in his nation's relations with Pakistan but said that sanctuaries to Taliban and other insurgents must end for peace to prevail.
Pakistan's indigenously-developed armed drone 'Burraq' has been tested in live combat against militants in the strategic Tirah Valley region of Khyber tribal district near Afghan border and killed senior commanders of the insurgents, according to a media report.
Pakistan's disappointing cricket World Cup campaign was not just about missed opportunities on the field with head coach Waqar Younis submitting a strongly-worded report to the PCB complaining about the behaviour of Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal and Muhammad Hafeez.
The top diplomat heading the efforts for Security Council reforms has unveiled a framework document to pave the way for text-based negotiations amid broad support for his effort to spur the long-stalled process and vehement opposition from China and Pakistan.
Pakistan`s government said Thursday it will dispatch a top civil-military delegation to Saudi Arabia following Riyadh`s request that it join a coalition to defend Yemen`s president, promising a "strong response" to any threat to the Gulf kingdom.
For the first time in 28 years, there will be no Asian team in the final of a Cricket World Cup. Australia defeated defending champions India in the second semi-final of the cricket's show-piece event by 95 runs in Sydney. The Aussies will meet tournament co-hosts New Zealand in the final on Sunday.
A spokesman for Pakistani militant group called journalists on Thursday to assure them he was alive after Pakistani intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in the northwestern Khyber region.
Asserting that dialogue is the only way to resolve Kashmir issue, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said gun is no solution to solve Kashmir issue and attempts have been made in the past but they have failed.