Alvi orders ECP to ‘immediately’ set election date for Punjab and KP

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to immediately announce the date for snap elections...

Sharif’s ‘hasty’ trip to Turkey delayed amid quake relief efforts

-- Pakistan sends aid to Turkey and Syria as deaths surpass 9,000  ISLAMABAD: Shehbaz Sharif's planned visit to Ankara to express solidarity with Turkish...

ISPR: 12 militants killed in TTP hideout raid

ISLAMABAD: Security forces acting on intelligence raided a hideout of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) along the border with Afghanistan, triggering an intense shootout...

LHC suspends ECP de-notification of 43 PTI lawmakers

LAHORE: In a landmark ruling that could have far-reaching implications, the Lahore High Court (LHC) Wednesday suspended the decision of the Election...

Funeral of former military dictator Musharraf offered in Karachi

KARACHI: Thousands of people attended funeral prayers on Tuesday for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who became a key American ally during...

Pakistan dispatches first batch of rescue teams, relief goods to Turkey

-- PIA to deliver 15, seven tons of relief goods to Turkey, Syria on a daily basis -- Sharif sets up fund to...

Second postponement of APC on terror resurgence puts levity in focus

-- Multi-party conference indefinitely postponed as prime minister departs to visit quake-hit Turkey ISLAMABAD: Marriyum Aurangzeb, the information minister, Tuesday announced the government...

Wikipedia unblocked after Sharif’s intervention

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) unblocked Wikipedia on Tuesday, a day after the prime minister ordered it to restore access to...

Imran urges party workers to register for ‘Jail Bharo Tehreek’ voluntarily

Ex-prime minister Imran Khan on Monday appealed to PTI workers to register with the party’s district presidents for the ‘Jail Bharo Tehreek’...

Thaw on cards as PTI drops hint on attending APC

-- PTI likely to attend APC if federal govt shows flexibility -- Govt postpones moot for two days after PTI's 'signal' to attend...

Multi-party conference on terror resurgence pushed to February 9

ISLAMABAD: Marriyum Aurangzeb, the information minister, announced on Monday that the government has postponed the All Parties Conference (APC) in Islamabad from...

IHC bars police from proceeding with cases against Rasheed in Sindh, Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday prohibited the police from proceeding against Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad...

Former military dictator Musharraf’s body to be flown to Pakistan

DUBAI: The body of self-exiled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who became a key US ally during the "war on terror", is...

Major quake kills hundreds across Turkey and Syria

ADANA/DAMASCUS: More than 1,400 people were killed and thousands injured on Monday when a huge earthquake struck central Turkey and northwest Syria,...

Leadership says India’s repression of Kashmir failed to quash people’s resolve

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif issued a strong statement in observance of Kashmir Solidarity Day, condemning India's actions in the occupied Jammu...