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Top Sri Lanka defence official faces charges over Easter attacks

Sri Lanka's most senior defence official on Monday became the latest government figure to face possible criminal charges over "major lapses" linked to the Easter...

Pakistan insists on Qatar World Cup workers’ rights

Pakistan will insist on proper labour rights for an army of its citizens working on Qatar's football World Cup infrastructure, the country's foreign minister said...

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster...

Will not let Nawaz Sharif become ‘Morsi’ of Pakistan: Maryam

Claiming that there was a serious threat to the life of jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif due to lack of medical care,...

Pakistani brides being abandoned by UK-based families

Hundreds of Pakistani brides brought into the UK to provide families for British Pakistani men are being abandoned back in Pakistan, with many separated...

Emir of Qatar to visit Pakistan on June 22

Pakistan on Friday said Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will arrive in Islamabad on Saturday on a two-day visit during which...

Pakistan given deadline for counter-terror financing compliance

Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan, a global watchdog said on Friday. The Financial...

Pompeo asks Pakistan to do more on religious freedom

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi,...

Pakistan politician does livestream with cat whiskers, ears

A politician in northwestern Pakistan was given paws for thought after his press conference was streamed live on Facebook with the "cat filter" turned on, giving...

Pakistan says it will create gender-based violence courts

Pakistan's top judge has vowed to set up more than 100 gender-based violence courts in the patriarchal country regularly ranked as among the most...