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Virus fears stop Indian Sikhs visiting Pakistan site for festival

Coronavirus fears meant a historic travel corridor created last year to let Indian Sikhs visit a holy shrine in northeast Pakistan remained closed Tuesday(22)...

Gang-rape case prompts Pakistan PM Khan to call for chemical castration

Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan has said that the worst sex crimes should be punishable by chemical castration, following an arrest in a gang-rape...

One suspect arrested in Pakistan highway gang-rape case

Pakistani authorities arrested a suspect Monday(14) in a gang-rape case that provoked a nationwide outcry after a police official seemed to blame the victim...

Angry residents begin clean up in Karachi as rains lash South Asia

Karachi residents began cleaning ruined homes and businesses Monday after catastrophic flooding sent rivers of filthy water cascading through Pakistan's largest city, while deadly...

Pakistan jails three accused of financing Mumbai attacks

A court in Pakistan has sentenced to prison three leaders of Jamat-ud-Dawa, an organisation accused by India and the US of masterminding the 2008...

Taliban team in Islamabad for talks with Pakistan officials

Pakistan has invited key members of the Taliban's negotiating team to Islamabad, where senior officials will this week press them on the importance of...

Pakistan province pushes crackdown on publishers

Publishers in Pakistan's most populous province could soon face prison if they fail to win approval from government bureaucrats before printing or importing books,...

Pakistan reports 613 new COVID-19 cases

Pakistan reported 613 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the country's COVID-19 tally to 2,90,445. Apart from the new cases, 11 people died due to...

Pakistan to conduct phase-III clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine

Pakistan's drug watchdog has approved phase-III clinical trial of a COVID-19 vaccine developed in collaboration with a Chinese company, a media report said on...

Pakistan’s army chief visits Saudi amid strained relations

PAKISTAN’s army chief visited the Saudi capital Riyadh, officials said, amid strained relations between the two countries over the disputed region of Kashmir. General Qamer...