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World - International
8/25/2023 5:36:03 PM
The United Nations children’s agency on Friday warned that a year on from Pakistan's devastating floods, an estimated 4 million children continue to need humanitarian assistance and access to essential services as a shortage of funds remains a hurdle in recovery.

World - International
8/23/2023 1:51:16 PM
Around 100,000 people have been evacuated from flooded villages in Pakistan's Punjab province, emergency services said on Wednesday.

World - International
8/21/2023 12:55:03 PM
Authorities in Pakistan are promising 2 million rupees ($6,800) in compensation for each of nearly 100 poor Christians who lost their homes when a Muslim mob angered over the alleged desecration of a Quran stormed their neighborhoods, burning at least 16 churches and damaging houses, officials said Monday.

World - International
8/19/2023 7:31:26 PM
The vice-chairman of jailed Pakistani former prime minister Imran Khan's party was arrested on Saturday, a spokesman said, part of a widening crackdown on the former ruling party.

World - International
8/19/2023 11:55:15 AM
A Muslim cleric is among a dozen people being investigated for using mosque loudspeakers to order protests against alleged blasphemy by Christians which erupted into mob violence in Pakistan earlier this week, a senior police official said.

World - International
8/18/2023 6:42:13 PM
More than 80 Christian homes and 19 churches in Pakistan were vandalised when a Muslim mob rampaged through the streets over alleged blasphemy this week, the head of Punjab provincial police, Usman Anwar, said Friday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/17/2023 10:22:28 PM
Egypt's Al-Azhar strongly condemned on Thursday the assaults carried out on several churches in eastern Pakistan, unequivocally rejecting such reprehensible crimes.

World - International
8/14/2023 6:15:31 PM
Little-known senator Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar was sworn in Monday as Pakistan's caretaker prime minister to see the country through to an election due in months.

World - International
8/12/2023 2:14:48 PM
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, a little-known senator from Pakistan's least-populous province, will be caretaker prime minister to see the country through to the next election, the leader of the opposition said Saturday.

World - International
8/8/2023 9:13:11 PM
Lawyers for former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan filed an appeal Tuesday against his conviction for graft, as he languished in a small cell in a century-old prison at the start of a three-year jail term.

World - International
8/6/2023 11:46:29 AM
Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan awoke Sunday as an inmate in a high-security prison after a court handed him a three-year jail sentence for corruption, a development that could end his future in politics.

World - International
8/5/2023 12:16:15 PM
Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan was arrested at his home in Lahore Saturday, police and officials said, after a court in the capital found him guilty of graft and sentenced him to three years in jail.

World - Region
8/1/2023 10:10:08 AM
Security authorities in eastern Libya freed at least 385 Pakistani migrants who were held in trafficking warehouses in an overnight raid, a migrant rights group said Monday.

World - International
7/31/2023 7:27:12 PM
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Monday for a suicide bomb blast in Pakistan that killed at least 54 people, including 23 children, at a political party gathering ahead of elections due later this year.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
7/31/2023 2:11:09 PM
Egypt condemned on Monday the terrorist attack that took place on Sunday in northwest Pakistan resulting in the death of dozens and injuries of many others.

World - International
7/31/2023 10:17:10 AM
At least 44 people were killed and more nearly 200 others wounded Sunday by a suicide bombing at a political gathering of a leading Islamic party in northwest Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

World - International
7/30/2023 7:35:27 PM
A powerful bomb ripped through a political rally by supporters of a hard-line cleric and political leader on Sunday in the country’s northwestern Bajur district, police and health officials said. At least 40 people were killed and nearly 200 wounded, including children, in one of the worst attacks in recent years.

World - Region
7/28/2023 6:01:51 PM
Millions of Shia Muslims in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and around the world on Friday commemorated Ashoura, a remembrance of the 7th-century martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hussein, that gave birth to their faith.

Sports - World
7/27/2023 2:53:19 PM
Saudi Arabia’s path to the 2026 World Cup being played in North America will start in a first qualifying group drawn Thursday with neighboring Jordan, Tajikistan plus either Cambodia or Pakistan.

World - International
7/25/2023 2:52:55 PM
After spending weeks in Libya trying to reach Europe illegally, Muhammad Naeem Butt turned back -- abandoning a journey that has already cost hundreds of Pakistani lives this summer.

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