Islamabad: Pakistan passport remained the fourth weakest passport in the world behind only war-torn Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, as per Henley Passport Index.
Authorities in Pakistan Friday had blocked access to all social media platforms in the country on Friday, media reports said. However, partial access was restored by evening. The move came at a time when the government has been struggling to contain violent protests led by an Islamist group.
The US on Thursday sanctioned a Pakistan-based organisation and six individuals for trying to influence the US presidential 2020 election on behalf of a Russian network, the News reported.
Hague: A demonstration occurred outside the Pakistan embassy in the Hague recently where the protesters demanded an "unconditional official apology" for the genocide committed by the Pakistan Army in Bangladesh during the 1971 Liberation War, media reports said.
Islamabad: The Pakistan government on Thursday formally banned the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) after days of violent protests by the members of the radical islamist group following the arrest of their leader.
Islamabad: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has asked micro-blogging site Twitter to block and remove malicious “trends and tweets” vilifying the superior judiciary of the country, media reports said.
Khuzdar: A bomb explosion during a football match in Pakistan's Lasbela district on Tuesday left at least 14 people hurt, media reports said.
The Pakistan government is considering a proposal to ban the Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Pakistan ( TLP), the radical Islamist group responsible for the recent violent protests across major cities in the country.
Bara: Pakistani journalists in Bara town demonstrated on Tuesday to protest the raid at Wana press club and subsequent detention of a media person, media reports said.
Islamabad: A US State Department released report on human rights violation has identified unlawful, arbitrary and extrajudicial killings and disappearances as major issues in Pakistan, media reports said.
Islamabad/IBNS: The French Embassy on Thursday asked its citizens as well as companies to leave Pakistan temporarily over violent anti-France protests that crippled large parts of the country this week.
Washington:A US report has said the crisis between India and Pakistan will become 'more intense' ahead.
The chief of the opposition alliance in Pakistan has asked two constituents, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Awami National Party (ANP), to “reconsider” their decision of quitting the alliance but declared that the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) will continue its struggle even if the two parties do not return to its fold, according to a report in Dawn.
As the Pakistan-India peace process — or at least the shaky beginnings of the latest round — moves forward, several questions swirl over the direction it will take, according to an editorial in Dawn.
At least four people were killed and thousands injured, including members of security forces, as violent protests, led by a radical Islamist group, Tehreek-e Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), continued for the second day on Tuesday across major cities in Pakistan, forcing the government to deploy paramilitary forces.