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Pak mourns its dead in Quetta terror attack

QUETTA: Pakistan’s Quetta city came to a standstill today to mourn the 61 young cadets killed by Islamic State terrorists at a police training academy in one the deadliest assaults… Read more »


Salahuddin seeks Pak military help over Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Hizbul Mujahideen head Syed Salahuddin has sought Pakistan military’s help over Kashmir issue and mocked India’s claims of “surgical strikes” in PoK. “The festering (Kashmir) issue is not going… Read more »


Petition seeking elevation of Pak army chief to FM dismissed

ISLAMABAD: A petition seeking Field Marshal’s status for Pakistan’s Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif was today dismissed by the Islamabad High Court, weeks ahead of his retirement… Read more »


Pakistan says OIC backed it over Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today said the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has backed its stance over Kashmir by adopting a resolution upholding Kashmiris’ right to self-determination. OIC Foreign Ministers met in… Read more »


Pak SC issues notice to Sharif, others in corruption case

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today issued notice to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members in the ‘Panama Papers’ leaks case, acting on petitions seeking his disqualification over alleged… Read more »


Sharif warns army not to shield militants amid isolation

ISLAMABAD: Facing international isolation, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an unprecedented move has warned the powerful military not to shield banned militant groups and directed authorities to conclude the Pathankot… Read more »


India spreading ‘litany of falsehoods’: Pak army chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif today accused India of spreading a “litany of falsehoods” and warned that any aggression or a “strategic miscalculation” against his country will not… Read more »


Sharif accuses India of double standards on Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan wants peaceful relations with all its neighbors, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said and accused India of resorting to “double standards” on the Kashmir issue. Sharif’s remarks came as… Read more »


Pak Cabinet discusses tension with India post surgical strikes

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today called a special Cabinet meeting to discuss the latest tension with India and the situation on the LoC, a day after Indian Army… Read more »


Pak media calls India’s surgical strikes as ‘drama’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani media today generally supported the government’s stand that India’s surgical strikes across the LoC were a “drama” to “placate the local sentiments” after the Uri terror attack. All… Read more »


India’s claim of surgical strikes ‘fabrication of truth’: Pak

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today dismissed as “fabrication of truth” India’s claim that it has conducted a military operation across the LoC to target terrorist launching pads, terming it as a “quest” by… Read more »


Sharif condemns ‘Indian aggression’ along LoC

ISLAMABAD: Strongly condemning “unprovoked and naked aggression” by India along the LoC, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pakistan’s armed forces are fully capable of defending the territorial integrity of the… Read more »


Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan pull out of SAARC Summit

NEW DELHI: Apart from India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment which is… Read more »


‘Pak’s role prompted B’desh to pull out of SAARC summit’

DHAKA: Bangladesh today said “repeated interference” in its internal affairs by “a SAARC member country” prompted it to pull out of the grouping’s summit in Islamabad, a day after India… Read more »


WB ‘commits’ to fulfill obligations under Indus treaty: Pak

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan today claimed the World Bank has “committed” itself to “timely fulfilling its obligations” under the Indus Water Treaty while remaining neutral as Islamabad approached the international lender amid… Read more »

Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry attends an interview with Reuters at the Foreign Ministry in Islamabad, Pakistan May 19, 2016. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

Pak: Modi violating UN norms on non-interference

ISLAMABAD: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent speech attacking Pakistan as a violation of the UN norms on non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, Pakistan’s top diplomat said… Read more »


‘Pak police routinely violates basic human rights’

ISLAMABAD: Police in Pakistan engages in human rights violations such as “arbitrary arrest, torture, extra-judicial killings and sexual violence,” with religious minorities especially vulnerable to the “disgruntled and corrupt” officers… Read more »


Uri attack could be ‘reaction’ to situation in Kashmir: Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed that the Uri terror attack could be the result of a “reaction” of the people to the situation in Kashmir as he criticized… Read more »


India blaming us without concrete evidence: Pak on Uri attack

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan today accused India of blaming Pakistan for the Uri terror attack without having any concrete evidence and ruled out any immediate cooperation with… Read more »


Pak calls off key trade exhibition in India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has cancelled a trade exhibition which was scheduled to be held next month in India, amidst heightened tension between the two neighbors after the terror attack in Uri…. Read more »