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Pakistan’s parliament to debate whether to expel French ambassador

PAKISTAN's parliament will debate Tuesday (20) whether the country should expel the French ambassador as the government bids to appease a radical party that...

Pakistan Islamists behind anti-France protests free 11 abducted police

ISLAMIST radicals in Pakistan on Monday (19) released 11 police abducted during violent anti-blasphemy protests against France over the weekend, the interior minister said as...

Sri Lanka great Muralitharan undergoes angioplasty

Muttiah Muralitharan has undergone a scheduled angioplasty at a hospital in Chennai and has responded well to the procedure, a spokesman for the former...

‘Simple Photoshop’: how a Pakistani counterfeiter may have aided Russian trolls

AMID the cascade of US sanctions imposed Thursday (15) on Russian cybersecurity companies and officials alleged to be operating on behalf of the Kremlin's intelligence...

Four members of Sikh community among dead in Indianapolis FedEx shooting

FOUR members of the Sikh religious community, three women and one man, were killed in a Thursday (15) night shooting at a FedEx facility...

Fakhar flays South Africa as Pakistan seal T20 series with nervy win

PAKISTAN's Fakhar Zaman struck a blazing half-century as they survived a scare to seal a three-wicket victory over depleted South Africa with a ball...

Pakistan appoints fourth finance minister in two years

PAKISTAN appointed Shaukat Tarin as its fourth finance minister in two years on Friday (16), part of a shake-up of the government's economic team...

UK government clears Nirav Modi’s extradition to India

The UK government has cleared the extradition of jeweller Nirav Modi to India. Home secretary Priti Patel approved the extradition of the diamond merchant who...

Pakistan restores social media apps after blocking them for five hours

PAKISTAN restored Facebook, Twitter and several other social media apps on Friday (16) after blocking them for about five hours on security grounds amid...

France advises citizens to leave Pakistan after serious threats

FRANCE has advised French citizens to temporarily leave Pakistan and warned of serious threats to French interests in the country, two diplomatic sources said...