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11 killed in Pakistan building collapse
Islamabad, Sep 2 : At least 11 people, including women and children, were killedTuesday when a roof of an old building collapsed in Pakistan, a media report said.
Imran refuses to budge as parliament supports Pakistan PM
Islamabad, Sep 2 : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan refused to budge on his demand for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation Tuesday as a joint session of parliament came out overwhelmingly in the latter's support.
Nawaz Sharif cancels UK trip in the face of anti-government protests
Islamabad, Sep. 2 : Pakistan Prime Minister cancelled his second foreign trip in a row as he decided to not attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit, to be held in Cardiff, United Kingdom on September 4 and 5. Earlier, he had cancelled his trip to Turkey.
India should not unilaterally declare LoC as its International ...
By Subhajit Chandra, New Delhi, Sept. 2 : Former foreign secretary and chairman, National Security Advisory Board, Shyam Saran is of the view that India should not unilaterally declare the current Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir as its international boundary with Pakistan.
Pak SC issues notices to all parties after petition seeking ...
Islamabad, Sep 02 : The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday issued notices to all parliamentary parties after hearing a set of petitions filed against sit-ins organized by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on the Constitution Avenue.
US calls on all parties to exercise restraint in resolving Pak ...
Karachi, Sep 02 : The United States has reportedly urged all the sides in Pakistan's political standoff to exercise restraint and has said that it strongly opposes efforts to impose change via violent means.
Imran says neither needs nor would approach Pak army on political ...
Karachi, Sep 02 : A day after former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Javed Hashmi claimed that chairman Imran Khan was being backed by the Pakistani military in the current political standoff in Islamabad, Khan has reportedly denied the allegation by saying that he neither needs nor would ...
Pak President calls for joint session of Parliament; Sharif meets ...
Islamabad, Sep 02: As protests between security forces and protestors aggravate in the high security red zone of the city , The President of Pakistan called for a joint session of parliament today.
Pak President calls for joint session of Parliament
Islamabad, Sep 02: As protests between security forces and protesters aggravate in the high security red zone of Islamabad, the President of Pakistan today called for a joint session of Parliament.
Pak army not backing Islamabad protests: ISPR
Karachi, Sep 02 : After a dissident Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader accused the Pakistani army of backing the ongoing protests in Islamabad, the army has strongly denied the claim.
Britain asks citizens to review travel plans to Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 2 : The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens to review their planned trips to Pakistan in view of the volatile security situation in the country.
Border residents bear brunt of India-Pakistan skirmishes: Omar
Jammu, Sep 2 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said residents of areas near the boundary between India and Pakistan in the state bear the brunt on border skirmishes, making their lives miserable and difficult.
PTI leader Javed Hashmi quits Pakistan parliament
Islamabad, Sep 2 : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi Tuesday resigned from the membership of parliament, a day after his startling revelation that the current political crisis in the country was scripted.
Pakistan Supreme Court issues notices to parties
Islamabad, Sep 2 : The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices summoning all parties after hearing a set of petitions against the sit-in protests by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) here.
'Retaliate to Pakistani constraints, counter China vis-a-vis Japan'
New Delhi, Sep 2 : India should deploy counter-constraint policies against Pakistan since historic reconciliation is not a "credible possibility", eminent diplomat Shyam Saran, former foreign secretary and chairman of the National Security Advisory Board, has said.
Pakistan to crack down on anti-govt protestors
Islamabad, Sep. 1 : The Nawaz Sharif led Pakistan government is preparing to crack down upon anti-government protestors, warned Pakistan defence minister Khawaja Asif.
Situation in Pak is cause for grave concern, says Uday Bhaskar
New Delhi, Sep.1 : Security and strategic analyst C Uday Bhaskar on Monday said that the current situation in Pakistan is a cause for grave concern.
Pak SC offers to assist in resolving ongoing political crisis
Islamabad, Sep 01 : Pakistan's Supreme Court has asked PTI and PAT to respond to the court's offer to assist the protesting parties in resolving the ongoing political crisis.
Pak Army attempting to destabilize Sharif Govt.: Expert
New Delhi, Sep.1 : Counter-terrorism expert Ajai Sahni on Monday said the ongoing crisis in Islamabad is an orchestrated one and is backed by the Pakistani Army.
Javed Mianand shows support for PTI's protests in Islamabad
Karachi, Sep 1 : Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan's former cricket teammate Javed Miandad has announced his support for the party's protests going on in the capital state against the government.
Waiel Awwad calls Imran Khan's move irresponsible
New Delhi, Sept.1 : Declaring Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan's move as irresponsible, Bureau Chief of Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) Dr Waiel Awwad said here on Monday that Pakistan at this stage needs stability and security.
Pak PM, Army chief hold meeting at PM House amid political turmoil
Islamabad, Sep 01 : A meeting was held between Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif at the PM House on Monday to discuss a viable strategy to resolve the ongoing political crisis, which has worsened following clashes between protesters and the police.
Ex-Pak greats fear ODI series loss in Lanka will hurt team's WC ...
Karachi, Sep 01 : Former Pakistan cricket greats have said that they fear their national side's one-day defeat in Sri Lanka would hurt preparations for next year's World Cup, which is just five months away.
Army ends PTV siege by PTI, PAT protesters
Islamabad, Sep 01 : Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) protesters were thrown out of the PTV building by the army, after they barged into the TV channel's office on Monday, forcing the national broadcaster to go off-air.
'Upset' Miandad says changing captains will not 'make a difference' ...
Karachi, Sep 01 : Former Pakistan cricket team captain Javed Miandad is reportedly saddened by the current squad's third consecutive series defeat in both Test and ODI formats in Sri Lanka and has said that changing captains will not make a difference.
Meet the challenge of ceasefire violations with an integrated, ...
By Jaibans Singh, New Delhi, Sept.1 : Ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) with Pakistan are a cause of concern; they are increasing tensions and blocking forward movement in relations between the two countries; they are causing avoidable loss of ...
Taliban chief Fazllullah says time ripe to rid Pakistan of western ...
Islamabad, Sep 01 : Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief, Mullah Fazllullah, said that the time was ripe to rid the country of western brand of democracy and vowed to continue struggle until Shariah was the law of the land.
Pak army supports 'democracy', urges leaders to resolve crisis ...
London, Sep 01 : Pakistani army has expressed serious concern over the clashes that erupted in the capital city of Islamabad between the police and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) protesters on Saturday night.
PTI president says political crisis in Pakistan scripted
Islamabad, Sep 1 : In a clear sign of a revolt brewing within, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) president Javed Hashmi Monday claimed that the ongoing political crisis in the country was scripted amidst more clashes between anti-government protesters and police in the highly secured area of the ...
Wasim Akram to be father again
New Delhi, Sep 1 : Pakistani fast bowling legend Wasim Akram is to be a father again as his Australian wife Shaniera Akram is expecting.