Islamabad: Gilgit-Baltistan leader and activist Sajjad Raja has targeted the Pakistani government and said it is only busy “persecuting the opposition leaders”.
Islamabad: The Pakistani government has tasked relevant authorities with bringing back Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo leader Nawaz Sharif from London, media reports said.
Amsterdam: The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) hosted a well-attended webinar titled, ‘Rise of ISIS in South Asia’, on the sidelines of the 45th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Geneva: At UNHRC, India on Monday slammed Pakistan by stating that Pakistan is known as the “killing field” for the minorities.
Islamabad: Expressing their strong opinion against Prime Minister Imran Khan's regime, the country's journalist fraternity on Sunday issued a declaration expressing serious concern over torture, abduction and arrest of mediapersons, unannounced censorship through financial curbs on media houses, threats to owners and journalists by anti-media forces to compel them to toe the official line or face government’s wrath.
Beijing: The Chinese government's religious crackdown on a minor community has now reached Sanya city in Hainan province, located almost 12,000 km from the controversial Xinjiang region where the atrocities on the Uyghur Muslims have already earned global attention.
Kabul: At least eleven civilians were killed and four others injured when an improvised bomb struck a vehicle in Afghanistan's central Daykundi province on Tuesday, the provincial police chief confirmed.
Islamabad/Xinhua: Pakistan has announced to open the border crossings with Afghanistan in the country's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province for pedestrian movement from Tuesday, which were closed due to COVID-19 in March, a government notification and officials said.
London: The Central Spokesperson of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) has said the group's delegation recently met the former chairman of the Conservative party in the UK and current state minister for Transportation Grant Shapps and briefed him about the ongoing genocide and oppression in Balochistan.
Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday barred the Sindh government from releasing Omer Saeed Sheikh, main accused in the Daniel Pearl murder case.
Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) President and Leader of Opposition in National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, was arrested on Monday after his bail plea in the money laundering case was rejected by the Lahore High Court (LHC).
London/UNI: About two dozen men gathered outside Nawaz Sharif's London residence yelling slogans and hurling abuses against him.
Dhaka/UNI: Bangladesh reported 32 deaths from the novel coronavirus and 1,407 new cases in the last 24 hours, said a press release sent by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Monday.
Dhaka: Bangladesh's longest-serving attorney general Mahbubey Alam, who was suffering from COVID-19, died at a hospital in Dhaka city on Sunday, media reports said.
Kathmandu/Xinhua: Dr Dibya Singh, Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's personal physician, has been infected with COVID-19, Nepali officials said.