Antonio Guterres called the attacks “horrifying” and said deliberately targeting civilians was a violation of human rights and “may constitute a war crime”.
The death toll from an explosion near a popular vegetable market in central Lahore has risen to 11.
Qandeel Baloch’s challenging time in the limelight and her tribulations leading to an unfortunate death paint a damning picture of patriarchy.
The couple were killed by the woman’s father and brother.
The six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT), set up by the apex court, recommended filing a corruption case against Sharif and his children on July 10.
The external affairs minister said a visa application was pending for Indian national Avantika Jadhav who wants to meet her son in Pakistan.
“Indian troops invaded China’s Doklam area in the name of helping Bhutan, but in fact the invasion was intended to help India by making use of Bhutan.”
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority has held Shell Pakistan responsible for the June 25 blast in Punjab after a tanker carrying gasoline rolled over.
Gunmen on Thursday shot and killed a Pakistani regional opposition leader in the latest violence in the southwestern province of Baluchistan.
The UN Security Council has sanctioned a splinter group of the Pakistan Taliban, freezing its assets and subjecting it to an arms embargo.
The June 25 explosion took place after an oil tanker tried to avoid a collision outside the eastern city of Bahawalpur. The first report on the incident is expected this week.
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Pakistani officials fear that a Spaniard and an Argentinian, missing for over a week in Pakistan’s northern Himalayan mountains, perished in an avalanche.
Restrictions on social media posts will not allow citizens to question the policies and actions of the military.
CPEC seems more like a Chinese project; the benefits are heavily loaded towards China, with Pakistan benefiting because it happens to be “part of the geographical terrain”.
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attacks in a message sent to journalists – attacks which seemed to be targeting police officers.
A Balochistan government spokesman said the blast happened near the office of the inspector general of police when officers stopped the car to search it near a checkpoint.
The Pakistani army has also released a second video in which he reiterated his ‘confession’ of being involved in fomenting terror and sectarian actvities.
The arrested were booked by the police under sections 124A (sedition) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.
Potential Trump administration responses also include redirecting or withholding some aid to Pakistan and eventually downgrading Pakistan’s status as a major non-NATO ally.
Sporting disciplines that do not feature within the mainstream are deemed unworthy of our attention unless they bring glory – a selfish idea with little to say for the development of Indian sport.
The combination of a government-backed legal crackdown on religious speech and vigilante justice is creating a toxic mix of violent suppression.
The changing security environment in South Asia and elsewhere may have brought on new problems but it has given us new tools and abilities to deal with them.
The remarks by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson, Gopal Baglay, came following reports in the Pakistani press that Russia expressed an intention to mediate between the two countries.
“This incident hits at my identities as a humanitarian, a global public health advocate, a medical doctor, and a Pakistani minority.”
The joint investigation team has asked the Pakistan prime minister to appear with all documents related to the scam, in which he has denied all charges.
The Pakistan interior ministry claimed that the Chinese nationals abducted by ISIS were engaged in illegal missionary work under the guise of learning Urdu.
Pakistan has said that the two Chinese men were preachers who had posed as business people to enter the country.
After his two sons, the prime minister will also be required to appear in front of the Joint Investigation Team to give his testimony on the matter.
The man was prosecuted by the counter terrorism court for playing ‘blasphemous’ material on his phone at a bus stop.
Who is Gulbuddin Hekmatyar? Why and how is he back? Does the recent spike in attacks in Kabul have anything to do with his return?
In a clear articulation of a new Afghan policy, James Mattis and Rex Tillerson have virtually ruled out any political settlement with the Taliban.
What is common between ‘strangers’ living in Pakistan’s largest metropolis?
India’s membership of the SCO is a manifestation of the reality that India’s interests are as much in the Indian Ocean as the Eurasian landmass.
The editors stood by the journalist, who also stood up staunchly and refused to reveal sources for the news, protecting freedom of expression.
In addition to boosting trade and investment ties between Central Asia and South Asia, it could serve as a future platform for India-Pakistan dialogue.
Pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, with CPJ noting a total of 88 journalist and media worker deaths since 1992.
China said it was working to verify the claim.
Meena Menon’s Reporting Pakistan is a fascinating narrative filled with sharp and witty observations.