Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter
National News
Latest from  

US drone strike kills chief of Pakistani Taliban faction

Peshawar - The chief of an offshoot of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a US drone strike, a spokesman for the group told AFP Thursday.

Pakistan court indicts ex-PM Sharif for corruption: official

Islamabad - A Pakistani court indicted ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, a senior government official said Thursday, in a case that could ultimately see the former leader jailed.

Pakistan court indicts ex-PM Sharif for corruption: official

Islamabad - A Pakistani court indicted ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on corruption charges spiralling from the Panama Papers leak, a senior government official said Thursday, in a case that could ultimately see the former leader jailed.

At least seven killed, several wounded in Pakistan blast

Quetta - At least seven people were killed and 21 others wounded in an apparent suicide blast targeting a police vehicle during the morning rush hour in Pakistan's restive southwest early Wednesday, officials said.

Militant behind Pakistan school attack killed: Taliban

Peshawar - The militant commander accused of masterminding Pakistan's deadliest ever extremist attack, a massacre at a school in Peshawar in 2014, has been killed, the Pakistani Taliban said in an email to media Wednesday.

Police arrest mullah over claims in Pakistan star's murder

Multan - Pakistani police arrested a high-profile mullah on Wednesday over his alleged role in the murder of a social media star Qandeel Baloch last year, which reignited calls for action against so-called "honour killings".

Bomb kills four Pakistani troops searching for kidnappers

Islamabad - A bomb Sunday killed four Pakistani soldiers as they searched for militants linked to the kidnapping of a US-Canadian family who were freed last week.

Rubies, the buried treasures of Pakistani Kashmir

- The people of Pakistani Kashmir are sitting on a treasure chest: Millions of rubies, estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars, are lying beneath them.

Pakistan army describes freeing US-Canadian couple from Taliban

Islamabad - The Pakistani military said the captors of a US-Canadian family held by the Taliban fled on foot after troops shot at their vehicle's tyres, as it offered a fuller account Friday of the operation to rescue the hostages.

N. American family kidnapped by Afghan Taliban freed: Pakistan army

Rawalpindi - A North American family that had been held hostage by the Afghan Taliban has been freed following an operation in Pakistan, the Pakistani military said Thursday.

Five dead in attack targeting Shiites in Pakistan's southwest

Quetta - Gunmen Monday killed five people including three Shiite Muslims in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province in the latest sectarian attack on the religious minority, police said.

Mumbai attack suspect to sue after claim he drank White House wine

Islamabad - The alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people has threatened to sue Pakistan's foreign minister for suggesting he drank wine at the White House.

Freedom fighter or curse? The man behind the Rohingya insurgency

Karachi - To his foes, Ata Ullah is a reckless amateur who has brought untold misery to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya after launching an insurgency in Myanmar.

Bomb kills six in northwest Pakistan

Khar - A roadside bomb killed a local government official and five policemen on Sunday in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Ex-Pakistan PM's wife on course to win his by-election seat

Lahore - The wife of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was on course to win a parliamentary by-election for her husband's seat, which became vacant when he was ousted from office, according to unofficial early results Sunday.

US drone kills three in Pakistan tribal belt

Peshawar - A US drone killed three suspected militants in an attack on a compound in Pakistan's tribal region Friday, officials said, in the first strike since President Donald Trump vowed to crack down on the country.

Pakistan says US has not issued demands over Afghanistan

Islamabad - Pakistan has not received specific requests from the US to target alleged militant sanctuaries, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Tuesday, as he vowed to tighten security along the border with Afghanistan.

Cricket: Tales of tragedy, triumph from Pakistan's Gaddafi Stadium

Lahore - Groundsmen are rolling down the pitches, welders are repairing barbed wire, and workers are splashing on a new coat of paint at Pakistan's centrepiece Gaddafi Stadium, which has witnessed both history and controversy -- and is now preparing to retake c...

Fear and sweating in Pakistan's hottest cities

Sibi - After hours toiling at construction sites in 50 degree-plus heat, Lakhmir Brahmani finds little relief from the sun other than a donkey-powered fan during the dog days of summer in one of Pakistan's hottest cities.

Musharraf says will face Bhutto murder trial in Pakistan

Islamabad - Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf said he would return to Pakistan to face trial in the murder case of ex-prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 85 Next»

RSS RSS for National News

Latest News
Top News