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Islamabad declared ‘extremely dangerous’, alerts sent out to all embassies

Islamabad declared ‘extremely dangerous’, alerts sent out to all embassies

A report published on Wednesday claimed that Pakistan’s Interior Ministry has declared its capital Islamabad as ‘extremely dangerous’ due to the presence of sleeper cells of banned terror groups like the…


Pakistan: Polio vaccinator shot dead in restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Terrorists on Saturday attacked a hospital and gunned down a polio vaccinator in northwest…


Taliban offers ceasefire to Pakistan’s new Government

The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), the banned terrorist group that has carried out a…


Pakistan Taliban issues fresh threat to kill ‘Satan’ Musharraf

Banned terrorist outfit Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has issued a fresh threat to assassinate former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf, currently detained in his palatial farmhouse outside Islamabad, over a string of high-profile cases. In a video…





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US drone strikes inside Pakistan challenge sovereignty, must end: Sharif

Relations between Islamabad and the US could only improve if the CIA would cease its controversial drone programme that ‘challenged’ Pakistan’s national sovereignty, Prime Minister-in-waiting Nawaz Sharif said. “Drones indeed are …

Will invite Manmohan to swearing-in ceremony: Nawaz Sharif

After making an emphatic win in Pakistan’s general election, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, who is set to form country’s new Government, on Monday said he would be pleased to invite his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh to his swearing-in for …

Nawaz Sharif set to become Pakistani PM for third time

Nawaz Sharif was poised for a record third term as Pakistan’s Prime Minister with his PML-N party taking an unassailable lead in parliamentary elections, which was welcomed by India with whom he pledged to restart the peace process. During the …

Pakistan Election Commission extends voting time by 1 hour over historic turnout

Pakistan Election Commission on Saturday extended the time for voting by an hour following large voter turnout across the country in the landmark elections. The voting was set to end at 5 pm (local time) but sizable number of voters kept arriving at …

Pakistani Twitterverse divided: Some celebrate historic vote, others decry rigged poll

Pakistan on Saturday witnessed one of the highest turnouts ever in the general election not only at polling booths in cities across the country but also on Twitter. Despite attacks by the Taliban and other terrorist groups in Karachi, Hyderabad and …

In Pictures: Taliban strikes terror as millions vote in Pakistan’s bloodiest election

Pakistan went to vote on Saturday in what is already said to be the deadliest election in the country's torrid 65-year …

Pakistan general election: What the numbers say

As Pakistan begins its next dance with democracy, a look at the numbers involved. How many people are voting where and at what times. …

May 11 is Pakistan’s deadliest day ever

May 11 may well be the most important day in Pakistan’s history since August 14, 1947. It also might be its deadliest. Pakistanis will witness for the first time, 65 years after their country was born, the first transition between …

Pakistan votes Saturday amid Taliban terror threat, coalition Government likely

Millions of Pakistanis will go to the polls on Saturday to vote for a landmark democratic transition of power after a bloody campaign, marred by Taliban violence that killed over 100 people, forced key parties to abandon rallies and large …

Pakistan’s troubled relationship with democracy: A chronology of events

For just over half of its 65 years of independence, Pakistan has been ruled by its powerful military. Democratically elected Governments have struggled to complete their terms, being alternately dismissed by Presidents or removed from power by Army …

In pictures: Pakistan dances with democracy again

Supporters of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, listen to him during an election campaign rally, in Lahore, Pakistan on May 9, …

Taliban terror rattles Pakistan before election day, 15 killed in Miranshah

Violence continued unabated a day ahead of Pakistan’s landmark general election, with 15 people killed in a bombing and an attack by pro-Taliban militants in the country’s restive northwest on Friday. Bomb blasts also targeted political …

Taliban attacks political leaders, kills 22 in Pakistan

Militants targeted senior politicians campaigning for Pakistan’s upcoming general election in Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces on Tuesday, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more and triggering concern about security for the …

Pakistani Taliban kills ANP leader with car bomb

Pakistani Taliban attacked two leaders of an anti-militant political party on Sunday in northwest Pakistan, killing one and wounding another in the latest attack targeting members of secular-leaning parties ahead of next month’s parliamentary …

Eight killed in market blast in Pakistan’s northwest

At least eight persons were killed and 10 others wounded on Saturday when a powerful blast ripped through a minibus on the outskirts of Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, police and witnesses said. Police officials said a bomb planted inside the …

Pakistani Taliban to allow only ‘Islamic’ polio vaccination

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan said it would allow anti-polio vaccination drives in the country's restive northwest if authorities guaranteed that the campaigns are not used by the US as a cover for …

Pakistan: 30 soldiers killed in offensive against Taliban

Four days of fierce fighting in northwestern Pakistan left 30 soldiers and nearly 100 militants dead as the Army attempted to wrestle control of a remote, mountainous valley from the Taliban and their allies, military officials said. The Army …

Pakistani Taliban attacks politician’s convoy, kills two

The Pakistani Taliban attacked the election motorcade of a secularist-backed politician with a roadside bomb on Sunday, wounding him and killing two of his supporters, police and the group said. It was the latest attack by terrorists against figures …








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