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Pakistan: Protesters demand stern action against Jaranwala rioters

Members of the Christian community on Sunday demonstrated against the burning of churches and houses in Jaranwala area of Pakistan's Punjab region and demanded action against the people involved in the incident.

Pakistan President Arif Alvi denies signing bills amending Official Secrets Act, Army Act, triggers row

Islamabad: Pakistan President Arif Alvi on Sunday triggered a controversy when he said he denied signing the Official Secrets Amendment Bill 2023 and Pakistan Army Amendment Act 2023.

More than 20 female artists exhibit paintings in in Taliban-ruled Kabul

In a country ruled by Taliban forces and eves being dominated, over 20 female artists exhibited their paintings in Kabul by holding an exhibition.

Pakistan: TLP members vandalise Ahmaddiya worshipping place in Sialkot

More than 100 Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) members recently vandalised a place of worship of the Ahmadiya community in Pakistan's Sialkot district.

Pakistan: University drops seven subjects, including Journalism, amid low response from students

Islamabad: A Pakistani university has dropped seven subjects from their list this year amid low response from students, media reports said on Monday.

Pakistan: Human rights activist Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir, ex-lawmaker Ali Wazir arrested after participating in rally against enforced disappearances

The Islamabad Police in Pakistan on Sunday arrested human rights lawyer Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir and former lawmaker Ali Wazir 'for investigation', days after they participated in a rally against enforced disappearances. 

Pakistan: FDI falls 23 per cent in July

Pakistan's Foreign direct investment (FDI) shrank 23.27 per cent month-on-month to $87.7 million in July as the country struggled with the ongoing political and economic turmoil.

Pakistan: Two Christian brothers arrested over blasphemy charges

Two Christian brothers have been arrested in Pakistan over blasphemy charges, two days after a mob burned down churches and destroyed houses in  Jaranwala, media reports said.

Pakistan: Former Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrested, booked under Official Secrets Act

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested Pakistan's former minister and  PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi from his Islamabad residence and booked him under the Official Secrets Act, 1923.

India supplied 47,500 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan since Taliban takeover

India has sent 47,500 metric tons of wheat to Afghanistan over the past two years, media reports said.

Explosion rocks Pakistan's North Waziristan district, 13 die

An explosion rocked Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s North Waziristan district in Pakistan on Saturday which left at least 13 labourers dead, media reports said.

Taiwan spots 45 Chinese military aircraft, 9 ships near Island

Taipei: The Taiwanese Defense Ministry said on Sunday that 45 aircraft of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and nine ships of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) were seen approaching the island over the past day.

11 labourers killed in Pakistan bomb blast

Islamabad/IBNS/UNI: At least 11 laborers were killed, two injured and three went missing in a bomb blast in the North Waziristan district of Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, the rescue service reported on Sunday.

Pakistan Blasphemy Riots: Justice Isa visits Jaranwala to show solidarity with Christian community

Justice Qazi Faez Isa, senior puisne judge of the Supreme Court (SC), on Saturday, visited Faisalabad district of Pakistan to inquire about the situation of the local Christian community following the recent riots in Jaranwala area over alleged blasphemy.

WHO calls for greater investment in Afghanistan’s health system

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday appealed for donors to ramp up funding to provide healthcare to some 14 million people in Afghanistan, particularly in underserved areas where infrastructure is severely lacking.