Eighteen-year-old Christian faces possibility of being put to death after being accused of burning pages of the Quran.
Ruth Pfau, a German nun who devoted her life to combatting leprosy in Pakistan, was buried with full state honours on Saturday, in an unprecedented service for a foreign Christian in the Muslim-majority country. Pfau, who died at the age of 87 on August 10 was known locally as Pakistan's Mother Teresa. Show More Summary
Hundreds pay tribute to German nun and doctor who died age 87 having spent much of her life fighting against leprosy.
Pakistani soldiers on Saturday carried the flag-draped coffin of German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau to a state funeral where she was honored after devoting her life to eradicating leprosy in the country. Widely known as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, Pfau died last week in the southern city of Karachi at age 87. Show More Summary
Rico, a 25-year-old Malaysian traveller, entered Iran by crossing the Pakistani border as part of his ongoing 6,200-mile journey from China to Istanbul.
Vanessa O'Brien summited K2 in Pakistan on July 28 on her third attempt of the 8,611 metre peak. The mountain has a notoriously high fatality rate.
India backs US sanctions on Hizbul Mujahideen, which fights against Indian rule, after Pakistan opposes decision.
Game developers can grow up anywhere these days, and the latest example of that are the Zaeem brothers from Pakistan. Saad, Ammar, and Shayan have created two startups: one that makes mobile games, and a new venture that is creating a platform for multilingual chat in games. The startups have created jobs in their hometown in […]
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India approved a $650 million purchase of six attack choppers Thursday from US aviation giant Boeing, officials said, as it boosts its military might amid border tensions with China and Pakistan. The Defense Acquisition Council (DAC), which approves big-ticket purchases, gave the green light to acquire six additional Apache helicopters after 22 were bought as
The walls may be closing in on Debbie Wasserman Schultz after her former IT aide, the one who was arrested by the FBI at Dulles airport last month while trying to flee the country to Pakistan via Qatar, has officially been indicted by...Show More Summary
When a criminal gang sent threatening messages to Ghulam Mustafa, the reporter said his only option was to stop working for the Pakistani station Geo News. Mustafa acknowledges that laying low for nearly three years was the right decision to ensure his safety, but he said, "Professionally, it was...
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday said Islamabad was disappointed over what it termed the unjustified imposition of sanctions by the United States on Kashmiri militant group Hizbul Mujahideen.
Pakistan's foreign ministry has expressed anger and disappointment over Washington's move to designate a Kashmir militant group fighting to end India's rule in its area as a terrorist organization. The … Click to Continue »
Pakistan on Thursday criticised the United States for blacklisting the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist organisation, calling the move "unjustified". The State Department designation bans US citizens and residents from dealing with the group and any assets found to belong to it in areas under US jurisdiction will be frozen. Show More Summary
LAHORE, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Umar Akmal faces sanction from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) following the out-of-favour batsman's public outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur.
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize when she was 17, said on Thursday she was "excited" after winning a place to study at Oxford University.
As long as blasphemy remains a crime, Pakistan will continue to see blood shed in the name of religion.
Batsman accuses Pakistan head coach of being abusive, lashes out at being denied the opportunity to use the facilities at the National Cricket Academy