( ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan’s chief justice has stepped down after a high-profile career during which he was praised for protecting democracy but also criticized for judicial overreach. Iftikhar Chaudhry marked the end of his term on Wednesday with a speech at the Supreme Court in the capital, Islamabad. Show More Summary
In Pakistan, three out of four newborns last year were not registered with the government. It’s worse in Yemen, where four out of five were not registered. And in Somalia, 97 percent of babies born last year don’t officially exist. The problem is extensive and destructive, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children’s Fund. Show More Summary
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Live Stream Online Series Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Streaming 1st T20 – Pak vs SL 2013 Pakistan and Sri Lanka are set to play against each other in a series which will span from December 11 to January 20. This series, which will keep fans entertained for more than a month, […]
Here in the U.S., Pakistan is never far from front-page news. The latest headline is U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's defense of drones and warning that Pakistan risks losing financial aid if key supply routes are not protected.Show More Summary
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The ADB will loan Pakistan $900 million to construct the new coal plant. The post Asian Development Bank Will Finance Coal Plant In Pakistan, Despite A ‘No’ Vote From The U.S. appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By David Alexander ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel had a frank exchange on Monday about U.S. drone strikes against militants in remote areas of Pakistan, in the first visit by a Pentagon chief to the South Asian ally in almost four years. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is in Pakistan with an aim to defuse tensions over Washington’s controversial drone strikes in the country. Hagel flew from Kabul to Islamabad to meet with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other top officials including the new army chief. Ties between Washington and Islamabad have been seriously strained over Washington’s deadly […]
A Pakistani political party chaired by Imran Khan has vowed to continue protests against US drone strikes, despite a warning from the United States that aid could be cut off if they are not brought to a halt. Protests spearheaded by the political party, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), have been blockading a NATO supply route to [...]
Live Streaming Pakistan Vs Afghanistan Only T20 Pakistan won by 6 Wickets Afghanistan vs Pakistan Live Streaming Watch Pakistan vs Afghanistan Live Streaming Twenty20 2013 Free Online here. Cricket fans in Pakistan and Afghanistan, a country with new-found love for cricket, have an exciting match to look forward to. On December 2013, Pakistan will clash against […]
CPJ's report, Roots of Impunity, published earlier this year, provides a glimpse of the grim realities that journalists in Pakistan face when they cross red lines. Many journalists are threatened, harassed, and intimidated by a host of actors, including members of Pakistan's security and intelligence apparatus. Some of these cases...
by Jack Serle An unprecedented attempt to discover if British officials are complicit in the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan reached the Court of Appeal this week. The case is brought by…
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Sunday that he will travel to Pakistan on Monday. The visit will be the first visit by senior American official since Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif appointed a new Pakistan Army chief of staff.
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First visit by a Pentagon chief to the country in nearly four years comes against backdrop of anti-drone protests.
From Karachi, Saba Imtiaz reports on the art scene in Pakistan and the challenges artists face when they choose religion and politics as their themes.
( CHAMAN, Pakistan) — Police say a bomb has exploded outside a mosque in southwest Pakistan, killing at least one person. Local police official Shafqat Mehmood says Thursday’s bombing in the town of Chaman bordering Afghanistan wounded another 17 people, as well as destroying some shops and vehicles parked there. Show More Summary
What a confrontation over China’s new ADIZ might look like. Pakistan has appointed a new Army Chief, Lieutenant General Raheel Sharif. The New York Times provides some context. Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are visiting India this week. Show More Summary