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Over 130 dead as severe weather hits Pakistan, Afghanistan

Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, leaving others stranded by heavy snowfall,...

Pakistan court revokes coup leader Musharraf’s death sentence, guilty verdict

Pakistani high court on Monday revoked a guilty verdict and death sentence handed down to former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, declaring that the formation...

At least 15 dead in Pakistan mosque suicide bombing

A suicide bomber targeted a mosque in southwestern Pakistan during evening prayers Friday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 19 others, officials said.The blast took...

Labour passes Kashmir resolution, calls for international intervention

The UK’s Opposition Labour Party on Wednesday (25) passed an emergency motion on Kashmir calling for party leader Jeremy Corbyn to seek international observers...

Protests in UK over Kashmir as British MPs urge Boris Johnson to take a...

British Kashmiri groups staged protests in the UK against the Indian government's decision to withdraw the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, even as...

Soaring prices, rising anger in Imran Khan’s Pakistan

Nearly one year after the election that brought Imran Khan to power in Pakistan, the cricket-hero-turned-prime-minister faces growing anger as he chases an elusive...

UN condemns murder of Pakistani journalist

A top UN agency on Wednesday (26) demanded justice for a freelance Pakistani journalist who was murdered earlier this month, as activists warned of...

Pakistani among four arrested without visas in Sri Lanka

Four foreign nationals including one from Pakistan who violated immigration and emigration regulations were arrested by the police in Sri Lanka during search operations.The...
UK jihadis

Tory peer urges further surveillance in fight against UK jihadis

by REENA KUMARINDIVIDUALS with suspected extremist views should be subjected to greater vigilance and surveillance, Britain’s former counter extremism minister has said.Lord Tariq Ahmad,...
blasphemy

Pakistani residents receive government blasphemy warning texts

Millions of Pakistanis have been receiving text messages from the government warning them against sharing "blasphemous" content online, a move activists said would encourage...