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The Pakistani government has blocked access to social media and instant messaging platforms, after violent anti-France protests over cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed left at least four policemen dead and hundreds wounded.
British tabloid The Mirror appears to have been duped by a satirical report published on a Pakistani website which suggests the the country's leader, Imran Khan, has called into the question the standards of leadership at Man Utd.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday announced a two-week extension to the nationwide shutdown to curb the coronavirus spread, but said some industries would reopen in phases.
“That lockdown, those restrictions on gatherings will...
Despite strict quarantine measures due to the coronavirus pandemic, India and Pakistan are planning to partially open up some parts of their economies to cushion the financial impact of shutdowns across the region.
Noting that Islamabad, as much of the developing world, is facing the dilemma of either losing people to hunger from lockdowns or letting the virus ravage the population, Pakistan’s Imran Khan has called for global relief fund.
Islamabad has boycotted a meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to discuss a collective response to Covid-19, insisting the conference must be led by its official secretariat instead of New Delhi.
A man in Pakistan self-immolated outside of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s office in the capital city, leaving a note stating that officials failed to act on a series of complaints he filed, police told local media.
Pakistan is seeking another $1.4 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to help it deal with the economic slowdown from the coronavirus, according to government finance adviser Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.
Pakistan will also be seeking more...
A low-level nuclear exchange between India and Pakistan could wipe out large swaths of the world’s food supply, igniting cataclysmic fires that blot out the Sun in a decade-long nuclear winter, according to new research.