Pakistan

No survivors after plane with 48 on board crashes in Pakistan

A commercial aircraft carrying about 40 passengers and crew members went missing in northern Pakistan on Wednesday after it took off from a tourist resort near the Afghan border, headed for...

Ghani urges Pakistan to keep aid and focus instead on own terrorists

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Sunday that the 500 million dollars Pakistan has pledged in aid to Afghanistan would be better spent on stopping terrorism cells on its own soil.

Slovenian police catch 30 illegal migrants

Slovenian police caught 30 illegal migrants from Afghanistan and Pakistan, including six minors and a child, near the coastal town of Koper on Thursday night, the town's Primorske Novice newspaper...

Italy repatriates two suspected Islamists, to Kosovo and Pakistan

Two people suspected of having links with Islamic terrorism, one from Kosovo and another from Pakistan, have been forcibly repatriated from Italy for national security reasons, the Italian...

Fragile Pakistan democracy faces key "military appointment" challenge

Appointing an army chief would be business as usual anywhere in the world but not in Pakistan, a country ruled by powerful generals for nearly half of its existence. A miscalculation can cost...

Modi: India's water will not be allowed to flow into Pakistan

India will exercise full control over its share of river waters that flow into Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday amid a row over a key water treaty between the hostile neighbours...

Pakistan says 12 killed by Indian shelling, gunfire in Kashmir

Pakistani officials said Indian troops fired at a passenger bus on the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir region on Wednesday, killing nine civilians, amid rising tensions between the nuclear-...

Erdogan calls for Muslim unity to fend off West-backed foes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the West of aiding his foes to spread chaos in the Islamic world and urged unity among Muslim states to fend off their enemies.

Pakistan lauds "resilient" democracy under "charismatic" Erdogan

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday his country stood beside "charismatic" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his fight to lead Turkey towards economic prosperity and...

Pakistan expels Turkish teachers as Erdogan arrives

The Pakistani government said it would expel over 100 teachers from schools allegedly run by a rebel Turkish cleric as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Pakistani police arrest five for flogging transgender person

Police in eastern Pakistan on Monday arrested five members of a criminal gang after a video of their ringleader flogging a transgender person went viral on social media, officials said.

Pakistan warns India against escalation after soldiers killed

Islamabad on Monday warned New Delhi against escalating border tensions after seven Pakistani soldiers were killed by Indian shelling in the disputed region of Kashmir.

Pakistan's Gwadar port begins activity under Chinese trade deal

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif waved off the first merchant vessel from Gwadar port on Sunday under the multi-billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

Islamic State claims Pakistan shrine attack that killed at least 52

Islamic state claimed responsibility on Sunday for an attack on a shrine in Pakistan’s south-western province of Balochistan the day before as the death toll rose to 52.

At least 43 killed by explosion at Pakistan shrine

At least 10 people died and scores were injured on Saturday when a bomb exploded at a shrine in southern Pakistan, local media said.