Pakistan


Pakistan's Khan arrives in Iran as tensions rise in Gulf

2019-10-13 13:38

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.

Pakistan's Khan warns of 'bloodbath' in Indian Kashmir

2019-09-28 07:15

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned the UN in stark terms of the threat of a "bloodbath" in Kashmir, even invoking the possibility that its dispute with India over the territory could escalate into an all-out nuclear war.

Pakistan sentences three in infamous wedding video killing

2019-09-05 17:33

A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious years-old case that spotlighted so-called "honour killings".

India says soldier killed in Kashmir border clash

2019-08-24 08:29

An Indian soldier has been killed by Pakistani forces on the Kashmir border, the military has said.

Trump talks Kashmir with India, Pakistan PMs

2019-08-21 05:35

US President Donald Trump has spoken with the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, urging them to reduce tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir.

How a red dot symbolised Kashmiri resistance against India's move

2019-08-17 08:03

The famous red dot that marks the story of Indian-administered Kashmir on social media came much before India scrapped the Muslim-majority region of its special status.

Monsoon rains in Pakistan kill at least 17 people

2019-08-12 21:25

Heavy rains inundate much of Pakistan, leaving large parts of Karachi under water and causing at least 17 deaths, officials say.

18 killed as Pakistan army plane crashes into residential area

2019-07-30 13:04

Eighteen people have been killed when a small military plane crashed into a residential area in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi near the capital Islamabad, a rescue official says.

Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir

2019-07-22 21:04

US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals a shift in long-standing US policy.

'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan

2019-07-19 12:46

Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley.

 

Social media outrage as Pakistani official buys burqas for students

2019-10-07 19:41

Pakistani social media was fuming Monday after pictures showing girls in burqas bought for them by local authorities went viral, igniting anger in a deeply patriarchal country where women have fought for their rights for decades.

Deported US veteran fights for citizenship | US ex-cop trial: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-25 05:56

Deported veteran back in US in citizenship bid | Ex-cop on trial thought 'it was my apartment'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Hong Kong protests | Khan talks nuclear over Kashmir: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-09-03 05:41

Hong Kong leader says never contemplated resignation | Won't use nuclear weapons first, says Imran Khan amid tension with India; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Pakistan asks UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as goodwill ambassador

2019-08-21 22:02

Pakistan has lodged an official complaint with the United Nations, demanding the removal of Indian actress Priyanka Chopra as a UN goodwill ambassador over her "support for war" amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.

Pakistan PM welcomes UN's move to discuss Kashmir

2019-08-17 13:31

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan welcomed the UN Security Council's decision to discuss tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir, a day after India slammed the rare meeting.

Statue of Liberty | Trudeau accepts he broke rules: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-08-15 06:02

Professor: Statue poem embraces diversity | Canada's Trudeau accepts he broke ethics rules; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH | 'I like plastic': Pakistan's toxic 'love affair' with waste

2019-08-02 17:31

From the once pristine rivers of Hindu Kush to the slums of Islamabad, Pakistan is being smothered by plastic due to a lack of public awareness, government inertia, and poor waste management.

Omar ethics questioned | Pakistan, US reset: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-24 05:48

GOP Minnesota lawmaker wants ethics probe of Omar | PM Khan: Time to reset relationship with the US; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan

2019-07-21 11:10

A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said.

Pakistani political leader Altaf Hussain 'arrested' in London

2019-06-11 22:15

Self-exiled MQM leader arrested as part of probe into his speeches made in 2016, say Pakistani media reports.

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