Pakistan PM Khan urges 'simplicity' to slow virus over Eid
Pakistanis should celebrate the upcoming Eid festival with "simplicity" to prevent a spike in new coronavirus cases, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday.
Man Allegedly Stones Wife To Death In Honour Killing
A man is accused of stoning his 24-year-old wife to death with the help of his brother in a so-called honour killing. The mutilated body of the victim was found near Indus Highway on June 27, close to the village of Wadda Chacha in Pakistan. An honour killing is when a relative, predominately a female,…
Human error caused Pakistan plane crash that killed 97: initial report
A plane crash which killed 97 people in Pakistan last month was because of human error by the pilot and air traffic control, according to an initial report into the disaster released Wednesday.
Eight years after shooting, Nobel-winner Malala graduates
Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai, who moved to Britain after being shot for campaigning for girls' education in Pakistan, described her joy Friday at graduating from Oxford University.
Two Teenage Girls Shot In Honour Killing In Pakistan
Two men shot dead two teenage girls in an 'honour-killing' because they appeared in a video that showed them with a young man according to a report by The Daily Mail. An 'honour killing' is when someone murders their own family member because they have been perceived to bring dishonour to the family name. The…
Buhari, Pakistani premier discuss debt relief
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Imran Khan, yesterday had a phone conversation on the Global Initiative on Debt Relief canvassed by leaders of the Non-Aligned Movement Contact Group.
D-8 Countries move to strengthen synergy against global pandemic
Leadership of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation, comprising Bangladesh, Egypt, Nigeria, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey, has called for solidarity among member states. The Secretary-General, Amb. Dato’Ku Jafaar Ku Shaari, said yesterday that the organisation
Dozens contract virus as outbreak hits Pakistan jail
Dozens of prisoners in a Pakistani jail have contracted the novel coronavirus, officials have said, with more than 150 additional inmates potentially infected as cases of COVID-19 continue to soar in the impoverished country.
20,000 worshippers quarantined in Pakistan after major search
Pakistan has quarantined 20,000 worshippers and is still searching for tens of thousands more who attended an Islamic gathering in Lahore last month despite the worsening coronavirus pandemic
Pakistan Suspends Civil Servants For Selfie With Coronavirus Patient
Six civil servants have been suspended by the authorities in Pakistan after they posed for a selfie with a coronavirus patient in a quarantine centre, an official said Tuesday. The selfie widely shared on social media pictured a group of men around the apparent patient, several of them smiling broadly and none wearing face masks.…