Tag: Pakistan

staffFebruary 2, 2018

90, mostly Pakistanis, believed dead in shipwreck off Libya

An estimated 90 migrants are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized early ...

staffJanuary 31, 2018

Afghan spy chief visits Pakistan in wake of Kabul attacks

Afghanistan’s intelligence chief visited Pakistan Wednesday, officials said, at a time when tension between the neighbors is simmering over accusations ...

staffJanuary 30, 2018

Blast kills six family members in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal belt

An explosion ripped through a car on Tuesday killing six members of a family driving to a Pakistan village to ...

staffJanuary 1, 2018

Pakistan summons US ambassador over Trump tweet

Pakistan has summoned the US ambassador, an embassy spokesman said Tuesday, a rare public rebuke after Donald Trump lashed out ...

staffDecember 1, 2017

Attackers storm Pakistan college

Several people are reported to be injured after gunmen stormed a college in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. At least ...

staffNovember 27, 2017

Pakistan minister resigns after violent Islamist protests

Pakistan’s law minister Zahid Hamid has resigned, state media reported Monday, meeting a key demand of Islamist protesters who have ...

staffOctober 26, 2017

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for ex PM Sharif

A Pakistani court on Thursday issued arrest warrants for ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in two cases of corruption spiralling ...

staffOctober 9, 2017

Pakistan: Ex-PM’s son-in-law freed amid graft probe

KARACHI, Pakistan – An anti-corruption court on Monday released on bail the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law in multiple ...

staffSeptember 20, 2017

Pakistan issues arrest warrant for finance minister

KARACHI, Pakistan – A judge on Wednesday ordered the arrest of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after he failed to appear ...

staffAugust 19, 2017

State funeral for Pakistan’s Mother Teresa

A state funeral has been held in Pakistan for a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to battling ...