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Sri Lanka reports first fatality in Covid19 outbreak

The patient had a history of high blood pressure and blood sugar, officials said

29 Mar 2020 1:57 PM

As Covid19 cases climb, IMF considers Pakistan's request for financial aid

The Covid19 cases in Pakistan on Saturday rose to over 1,320, including 11 deaths

28 Mar 2020 1:43 PM

Pakistan opens borders with China for medical assistance

According to Pakistan's health ministry, the number of confirmed cases are nearly 1,235

27 Mar 2020 3:35 PM

Pakistan hopes to defeat Covid19 outbreak

Pak PM's aide rules out countrywide lockdown, assures of availability of daily items

24 Mar 2020 10:45 PM

Pakistan deploys army to enforce lockdown

The decision to deploy army was taken as police faced problems in enforcing the strict measures

24 Mar 2020 1:38 PM

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Army fully geared up, Pak administration says as virus cases rise to 453

The worst-hit Sindh province is still on the top with 245 confirmed case

20 Mar 2020 10:39 AM

Pakistan coronavirus tally rises to 256, Sri Lanka declares partial curfew

Sri Lanka, which has recorded 51 coronavirus cases, said it would ban all incoming flights for two weeks

19 Mar 2020 1:27 PM

Pak court defers verdict against 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed

The prosecution had produced some 20 witnesses in the Anti-Terrorism Court to testify against Hafiz Saeed and his close aides

09 Feb 2020 12:47 PM

Key Pakistani Taliban member killed In Afghanistan

Analysts have credited the fall to military offensives against the Taliban in the tribal areas of North Waziristan and Khyber

09 Feb 2020 12:38 PM

Afghanistan: 8 policemen killed in Taliban attack in Balkh

A group of Taliban terrorists attacked and seized control of a police checkpoint on the Mazari Sharif -- Sheberghan highway.

01 Jan 2020 2:56 PM

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FATF asks 150 questions to Pak, seeks answers linked to banned outfits

According to officials, Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud Dawah network includes 300 seminaries and schools.

23 Dec 2019 8:51 AM

Lahore anti-terror court begins Hafiz Saeed's trial in terror financing case

Since his indictment, the day to day hearing of the case was halted because of the country-wide strike of lawyers.

21 Dec 2019 8:59 AM

Pakistan Bar Council condemns DG ISPR's criticism of detailed verdict against Musharraf

Ghafoor's statement was a clear cut violation of the legal and constitutional provisions and thus amounts to contempt of the court.

20 Dec 2019 11:51 AM

Musharraf's body to be hanged for 3 days if dies before execution: Pak court verdict

For the first time in Pakistan's recent history, a special court handed death sentence to former military general in a high treason court.

19 Dec 2019 6:08 PM

‘Personal vendetta against me’: Pervez Musharraf on his death sentence

It was Pervez Musharraf’s first reaction to Tuesday’s court verdict, which had already been denounced by the country’s powerful military.

19 Dec 2019 8:29 AM

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Here is why Pervez Musharraf was sentenced to death in high treason case

The treason case against Pervez Musharraf was initiated by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in 2013.

18 Dec 2019 3:03 PM

In high treason case, ex-Pak Prez Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death

He was one of the Pakistan’s longest-serving rulers. He served as the President from 2001 to 2008.

17 Dec 2019 12:43 PM

Post ICJ hearing, Myanmar has 'softened' stance, says Bangladesh Foreign Minister

Bangladesh and Myanmar signed a repatriation deal two years ago, but virtually no refugees have been returned to date.

16 Dec 2019 1:48 PM

Ex-Pakistan Prez Asif Ali Zardari gets bail on medical grounds

His bail plea was filed over a month after former premier Nawaz Sharif was given a similar relief.

12 Dec 2019 10:42 AM

Mumbai 26/11 attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed charged by Pak court with terror financing

The charges were read as Saeed was present in the court, Abdur Rauf told Reuters.

11 Dec 2019 2:25 PM

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