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Chaos outside judicial complex in Islamabad: Terror charges registered against ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan, other PTI leaders

Islamabad: The Pakistan Police on Sunday lodged a first information report (FIR) — including terrorism charges — against PTI Chairman and former PM Imran Khan and more than a dozen PTI leaders for allegedly attacking police officers and causing chaos outside the Federal Judicial Complex (FJC), media reports said.

Pakistan: Inventory shortage forces Pak Suzuki to shut down motorcycle plant

Islamabad: Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) on Friday announced the decision to shut down its motorcycle plant for 12 days due to the shortage of inventory, media reports said.

Pakistan: Security of Punjab jails put on high alert

Islamabad: The Inspector General of Prison, Punjab has directed authorities to put security jails across Punjab on high alert.

Pakistan: Top Gilgit-Baltistan cop replaced over ‘clash with Punjab police’

Lahore/IBNS: The Pakistani government on Wednesday transferred Gilgit-Baltistan Inspector General of Police (IGP) Muhammad Saeed from his post following allegations — levelled by the information minister — that GB police personnel were being pitted against Punjab police as the latter attempted to arrest PTI chief Imran Khan from his Zaman Park residence in Lahore, media reports said.

MQM-P leader says telling truth has become biggest crime in Pakistan

Islamabad:  Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Convener Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said telling truth has become the biggest crime in Pakistan.

Pakistan: Seven die as their vehicle is sprayed with bullets

Quetta:  Seven people, including a tribal elder and his two brothers, died after the vehicle in which they were travelling was sprayed with bullets in Pakistan's Balochistan region, media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistan: Army handed over 45,000 acres for ‘corporate farming’

Islamabad: Punjab's caretaker government has   signed an agreement to hand over at least 45,267 acres of land in three districts — Bhakkar, Khushab, and Sahiwal — of the province to the Pakistan Army for ‘Corporate Agriculture Farming’, media reports said.

Torkam border: Tribesmen in Pakistan end protest as officials agree to stop work on customs terminal

Khyber:  Vehicular traffic to and from Torkham was restored after it remained  closed for several hours on Thursday due to protest by the Khugakhel tribesmen in Landi Kotal against the construction of a customs terminal at the border over their additional land without their formal consent, local media reports said on Saturday.

Pakistani physicians seek US help to ensure safety of former PM Imran Khan

Islamabad:  More than 500 Pakistani physicians in the US have signed a letter for US lawmakers where they shared concerns over the safety of former PM Imran Khan.

Former Taliban leader reveals Pakistan's funding of terror activities

Kabul:  A former Taliban leader has said terror group  Islamic State – Khorasan Province (ISKP) has received funding from Pakistan and  IS central from Syria and Iraq for terrorist activities.

Pakistan: Imran Khan leaves for court, police conduct searches in his Zaman Park residence

Pakistan Police on Saturday thoroughly combed the Zaman Park mansion of former PM Imran Khan in Lahore city for materials used to fight riot police, media reports said.

Bangladesh: Blast-hit building catches fire in Narayanganj, one dies

Narayanganj: A fire, which was triggered by an explosion, hit a building in Narayanganj's Nitaiganj area in Bangladesh which left at least one person dead and nine others hurt on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Mortar mine blast kills 2 children

Kabul: At least two children died and two others were injured as a mortar mine left over from past wars went off in Afghanistan's eastern Logar province, the state-run Bakhtar news agency reported on Saturday.

Funding drought forces UN food agency to cut rations in Afghanistan

New York: The UN food agency in Afghanistan announced on Friday that a lack of funds has forced deep cuts to life-saving assistance in March for at least four million people.

Maryam wants Pakistan government to treat Imran Khan's PTI as 'terrorist organization'

Islamabad:  PML-N Senior Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif has asked the federal government of Pakistan to treat former PM Imran Khan-led PTI as a 'terrorist organization'.