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Pakistan likely to continue to modernise and expand its nuclear capabilities, says US intelligence official

May 18, 2022 1:10:10 pm

A US official said that Pakistan "perceives nuclear weapons as key to its national survival, given India's nuclear arsenal and conventional force superiority."

Imran Khan’s Mobiles Stolen After Recording Video Naming “Conspirators”

May 17, 2022 12:36:01 pm

Shahbaz Gill, one of Khan's spokesperson, tweeted that the phones were pinched at the Sialkot airport after Khan went to address the rally in the city on Saturday.

Former PM Imran Khan’s security beefed up after “assassination plot” claims

May 16, 2022 3:58:09 pm

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan claimed on Saturday that a “conspiracy” to assassinate him was being hatched in Pakistan and abroad.

US has made Pakistan ‘a slave’ without invading it, says former PM Imran Khan

May 16, 2022 2:37:53 pm

Following his ouster, Imran Khan has blamed the US for conspiring against his government – an allegation the US and the incumbent government in Pakistan have refuted.

Three children among 6 killed in suicide blast in Pakistan’s North Waziristan

May 15, 2022 5:37:16 pm

The incident occurred in the Miran Shah town, some 250 kms from here, the Army's media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

Two Sikh men shot dead in Pakistan’s Peshawar

May 17, 2022 6:14:16 pm

This is the second incident against the Sikh minority community in Peshawar in the last eight months.

I have ‘blocked’ numbers of those in establishment: Imran Khan

May 14, 2022 2:29:26 pm

“Messages are coming from the establishment, but I will not talk to anyone unless the date of the next general election is announced," Dawn newspaper quoted Khan as telling reporters on Friday.

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif meets older brother Nawaz in London

May 12, 2022 10:58:58 am

Shehbaz accompanied by a group of senior leaders of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party traveled to London on a private trip, according to his party members.

Pakistan, China agree to “inject fresh momentum” in bilateral ties

May 12, 2022 10:26:01 am

The agreement was reached at a virtual meeting between Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

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Imran Khan says he would ‘never have agreed’ to US demand of military bases in Pakistan

May 8, 2022 6:30:28 pm

Addressing the overseas Pakistanis in a video message, Khan said that the US wanted bases in Pakistan in order to "conduct (counter attacks) from here in case if there were any terrorism in Afghanistan" - something Khan said he found "absolutely unacceptable", Dawn newspaper reported.

‘A donkey remains a donkey’: Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s comments on time in Britain go viral

May 7, 2022 9:24:15 am

In a video clip shared on Twitter, former cricketer and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is seen speaking about his time in Britain.

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Pakistan rejects Jammu & Kashmir Delimitation Commission report

May 6, 2022 10:44:54 am

India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in 2019 outraged Pakistan, which downgraded diplomatic ties and expelled the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad.

Pakistan’s new central bank governor Murtaza Syed is former deputy governor

May 4, 2022 1:03:49 pm

It was not immediately clear if Syed was the government's long-term choice or an interim appointment.

Imran Khan blames Biden administration toppling his government through conspiracy

May 2, 2022 10:22:10 pm

Khan, 69, the country's 22nd prime minister, was unceremoniously removed from office on April 9 through a no-confidence vote, becoming the first premier in Pakistan's history to be ousted through a no-trust motion.

Imran Khan took away PKR 150 million official vehicle after being ousted from power: Information Minister

May 2, 2022 9:18:08 pm

In response, Imran Khan said they were his gifts, so it was his choice whether to keep them or not.

Imran Khan disassociates himself from Pak PM Shehbaz’s heckling in Saudi Arabia

April 30, 2022 9:58:53 pm

Khan, in an interview with ARY News, said overseas Pakistanis had come out openly "like never before" in Europe, the United States and the United Kingdom in protest over the ouster of his government.

Pakistan’s top Islamic court asks govt to implement interest-free banking system by 2027

April 28, 2022 10:48:58 pm

Announcing the verdict in a long-pending case on Riba (interest), the Federal Shariat Court (FSC) directed the government to facilitate all loans under an interest-free system.

Late PM Benazir Bhutto’s son Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari appointed Pakistan’s new foreign minister

April 27, 2022 6:13:06 pm

Bhutto-Zardari, chief of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), will accompany PM Sharif on Thursday on a visit to Saudi Arabia to boost trade and investment

Pakistani court extends pre-arrest bail to PM Shehbaz Sharif, son Hamza Shehbaz in Rs 14-billion money laundering case

April 27, 2022 3:17:49 pm

Shehbaz and his sons – Hamza and Suleman – were booked by FIA in November 2020 under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act and Anti Money Laundering Act

Watch: Woman suicide bomber blows herself up at Karachi University

April 26, 2022 10:28:59 pm

Separatist militant group Baluchistan Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Pakistan: 3 Chinese nationals among 4 killed in blast inside Karachi University premises

April 27, 2022 1:20:18 am

Meanwhile, separatist militant group Baluchistan Liberation Army has claimed responsibility and said the attack was carried out by a woman suicide bomber.

Improve ties with India, defuse ethnic, religious conflicts: Appeal to Pakistan

April 26, 2022 11:22:43 am

SAATH co-founder and former ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, Husain Haqqani, said Pakistan can't come out of its current mess without ending the militarisation of politics and the use of religion for political purposes.

Pakistan’s new govt issues passport to ex-premier Nawaz Sharif to return

April 25, 2022 10:28:22 pm

The Express Tribune newspaper reported that he has been issued a passport by the new government headed by his younger brother, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Two persons convicted in lynching case of Lankan national in Pakistan file appeal against anti-terror court verdict

April 25, 2022 8:48:02 pm

Taimoor was sentenced to death sentence while Muhammad had been handed out eight years of rigorous imprisonment for involvement in the crime, which brought bad name for Pakistan.

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Bilawal to take oath as Pak foreign minister in a day or two, confirms senior PPP leader

April 24, 2022 2:14:28 pm

The 33-year-old scion of the Bhutto-Zardari family -- who is the front-runner for the coveted post of the foreign minister -- did not take the oath on Tuesday, giving rise to speculation about his reluctance to join the new government.