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Pak forces kill 2 ISIS terrorists involved in kidnappings of American, son of ex-premier Gilani

According to a statement issued by the counter-terrorism department (CTD) of the Punjab Police, the terrorists were to hit the offices of an intelligence agency on Tuesday but they were eliminated before they could act.

Pakistan arrests top Taliban member to put pressure on militant outfit to hold talks with US

Hafez Mohibullah, who served as Religious Affairs Minister when the Taliban ruled Afghanistan until 2001, was held in Peshawar. The US has repeatedly called on Pakistan to end "safe havens" for the Taliban on its soil. Pakistan denies backing the group to retain influence in Afghanistan.

Pakistan to shelve major CPEC power project

The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China's Xinjiang province, is the flagship project of Chinese President Xi Jinping's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Pakistan varsity to observe Sisters’ day on Valentine’s Day to promote ‘Islamic tradition’

Female students can be gifted scarves and Abayahs (clothes) as decided by Vice Chancellor Zafar Iqbal Randhawa of the University of Agriculture in Faisalabad and other decision makers.

Pakistan’s top court stays execution of mentally ill ex-policeman for killing fellow officer

According to a statement, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar in the city of Lahore also ordered a new hearing in the case of Khizar Hayat, whose execution had been scheduled for January 15.

Pakistan Supreme Court gives govt one month’s time to compensate riot victims

Violent protests erupted in several cities across Pakistan after Aasia Bibi's acquittal. She had earlier been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges by the Lahore High Court.

Pakistan not approaching IMF for new bailout programme, considers alternative options: Finance Minister

The government reached out to some 'friendly countries' for economic assistance including Saudi Arabia, China and the UAE since Prime Minister Khan assumed office in August.

Nawaz Sharif’s health deteriorates; Maryam says jail authorities not letting doctors examine him

A jail spokesman, however, said jail doctors examined Sharif thoroughly and his health is fine. "Nawaz Sharif is in good health," he said.

Pakistan PM Imran’s party operating 18 undeclared bank accounts: central bank

According to a report submitted by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is operating at least 18 undeclared bank accounts across the country.

Pakistan eyes investment pacts with Saudi Arabia, UAE

A memorandum of understanding was expected with Saudi Arabia this month, with an investment framework accord set to be signed with the UAE in February, Prime Minister Imran Khan's office said.

Indian content damages our culture, wont allow them on our channels: Pak CJ

Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks while hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority against a high court's decision to ban the broadcast of Indian content on TV channels in Pakistan, Dawn reported.

Pakistan Supreme Court reserves verdict on constitutional status of GB

India has termed as "entirely unacceptable" any possible attempt by Pakistan to declare the Gilgit-Baltistan region as the fifth province. India has also protested to China over the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor which goes through Gilgit-Baltistan region.