October 02, 2020 04:57 (IST)
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Pakistani opposition parties are persecuted and punished: Activist Sajjad Raja

Islamabad: Gilgit-Baltistan leader and activist Sajjad Raja has targeted the Pakistani government and said it is only busy “persecuting the opposition leaders”.

Imran Khan govt to push for ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's deportation from UK

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.

EFSAS webinar: Experts discuss rise of ISIS in South Asia, points at Pakistan’s role in ‘supporting’ terror groups

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).

India slams Pakistan over its treatment towards minorities

Geneva: At UNHRC, India on Monday slammed Pakistan by stating that Pakistan is known as the “killing field” for the minorities.

Pakistan media bodies target Imran Khan govt, condemns ‘systematic war’ against press

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. 

Amid Xinjiang crisis, Chinese authorities are now targeting tiny Muslim community in Hainan province

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.

Afghanistan: 11 civilians killed in bomb blast

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.

Pakistan opens border crossings with Afghanistan in NW province for pedestrians

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.

Balochistan genocide:Political activists meet UK Cabinet member

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.

Pakistan: Supreme Court bars release of prime accused in journalist Daniel Pearl murder case

Islamabad/UNI: Pakistan Supreme Court on Monday barred the Sindh government from releasing Omer Saeed Sheikh, main accused in the Daniel Pearl murder case.

Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) President Shehbaz Sharif arrested as his bail is rejected

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).

Protesters chant slogans, hurl abuses outside Nawaz Sharif's  residence

London/UNI: About two dozen men gathered outside Nawaz Sharif's London residence yelling slogans and hurling abuses against him.

Bangladesh registers 32 COVID-19 deaths, 1,407 cases

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.

Bangladesh: Longest-serving attorney general Mahbubey Alam dies due to COVID-19

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.

Nepali PM KP Oli's personal physician tested positive for COVID-19

Kathmandu/Xinhua: Dr Dibya Singh, Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's personal physician, has been infected with COVID-19, Nepali officials said.