Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in neighboring Pakistan late Thursday for bilateral consultations amid Tehran's escalating tensions with the United States.
Officials in Islamabad said Zarif would begin his official...
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The test of the nuke capable supersonic missile has been conducted a day after Pakistan's foreign minister held informal interactions with his Indian counterpart, claiming that he proposed a dialogue to resolve all the issues to bring peace to the...
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It’s a deeply unfortunate reality that in a number of countries, girls are much less likely than their male peers to complete primary school. In Pakistan, more than three quarters of boys finish school, but fewer than two thirds of girls do....
Pakistan says it has successfully conducted a “training launch” of a ballistic missile capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads up to 1,500 kilometers.
The move came amid Pakistan’s heightened military tensions with...
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When someone thinks of an American Muslim in 2019, they usually wouldn’t think of a Pakistan-born Republican activist pushing for deeply needed immigration reform. However, drawing from my background in the tech industry as well as my experience...
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A spike in the exchange rate was seen after Pakistan inked a three-year deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a $6 billion bailout package. Last week, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered action against dealers and companies...
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In March 2019, 100 kg of heroin was seized from a Karachi-registered boat while those on board were Iranians. In 2017, the Coast Guard caught a Panama-registered vessel carrying 1,500 kg of heroin valued at $500 million.
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The clarification by a top Indian officer comes slightly over two weeks after former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told the Hindustan Times that multiple surgical strikes had been conducted under the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) -...
China is investing over $60 billion in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that extends from Xinjiang Province in China to Gwadar in Pakistan’s Balochistan province. Pakistan has already deployed an army division for CPEC security.
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Earlier, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the country would no longer need to import oil if crude reserves were found in its territorial waters.
Officers of the Indian armed forces are allowed to have social media accounts but are barred from posting pictures in uniform, revealing their place of posting or any official material, including information on visits or plans regarding operations.
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A Chinese official denies allegations by activists that China’s government is blocking Muslim religious practices in the restive Xinjiang region during the holy month of Ramadan.
A Chinese diplomat in neighboring Pakistan said Beijing has put...
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The fall in the currency has been ongoing since last Sunday’s agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in which Pakistan secured a $6 billion bailout loan.
The squadron of Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who reportedly shot down an F-16 aircraft of Pakistan on 27 February with a MiG-21, has been honoured with specially designed patches celebrating the victory over the Pakistani...
When Asia Bibi was sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan and when a few hundred “Easter worshipers” in Sri Lanka were killed, most of the West was pretty silent. There were no vigils and protests and irate editorials about hate....
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VOA Urdu's Ali Rana contributed to this story.
WASHINGTON — Pakistani authorities on Wednesday arrested a senior leader of the Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and its affiliated Falah-e-Insaniat (FiF) charity group, which are both U.S.-...
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Adam JohnsonNot only did the vaccine drive have an ulterior motive, it wasn’t even a real vaccine drive. (Photo: Screengrab from a Pakistani PSA urging parents to vaccinate their children against polio—via Washington Post.)
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On May 14, the UN Security Council added the Islamic State's so-called Khorasan province to its list of sanctioned terrorist entities. The group has recently rebranded operations in Kashmir and Pakistan as the work of supposedly new "provinces."
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Due to the closure of Pakistan’s airspace, flights from Central Asia to India have been taking up to four hours longer than normal over the last three months. Passengers also have to pay higher tariffs for air travel on these routes.
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A radical Muslim released a video a frightening video online that he has traveled to Canada to murder Christian dissident Asia Bibi.
Asia Bibi, a poor farm laborer and Christian mother of five, was released in October 2018 from prison in Pakistan...
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