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Drastic erosion of women’s rights in Afghanistan continues, says UN

Afghan women fear arrest, harassment and further punishment whenever a new Taliban decree is announced, according to a new multi-agency UN report issued on Friday based on an extensive survey of women across the country.

We have never recognized Durand and will never recognize it, says Afghanistan's top Taliban leader

A Taliban top leader has said his administration will never recognize the Durand Line as its official border with Pakistan.

PTI to demonstrate in Peshawar against alleged rigging in national polls

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will stage a demonstration against alleged rigging in the general polls in Peshawar city of Pakistan on Saturday.

White House voices concern over rigging allegation in Pakistan general polls

The White House has expressed concerns over the allegations that the recently held national polls in Pakistan were not performed in a free and fair manner.

PoK residents want region to merge with India, says activist Amjad Ayub Mirza

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) activist Amjad Ayub Mirza has claimed people of his region are fed up with Pakistani occupation and want it to merge with India.

BNM UK to campaign to create awareness about  atrocities committed by Pakistan against community

The UK cell of the Baloch National Movement (BNM) recently announced an awareness campaign for the atrocities committed against the Baloch community in Pakistan,media reports said.

Prominent women journalists face online harassment in Pakistan, NWDJR feels deeply concerned

The Network of Women Journalists for Digital Rights (NWDJR) has expressed 'deep concerns' over the ongoing attacks against prominent women journalist Meher Bokhari and others in online spaces by PML-N supporters.

ISIS fighters amassing in Afghanistan near Tajik

Dushanbe: Militants from Islamic State (ISIS) are amassing in Afghanistan near the northern border with Tajikistan, the chief of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) Joint Staff, Col. Gen. Andrei Serdyukov, said on Wednesday.

Pakistan planning to sell First Women Bank to UAE govt

Pakistan's federal government is planning to sell First Woman Bank Limited to the UAE government, media reports said.

US House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mike Gallagher to visit Taiwan

The US House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mike Gallagher and a delegation of lawmakers will visit Taiwan on February 21 in a show of the United States’ support for the island after the elections, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing three people familiar with his plan.

Imran Khan wants PTI to engage with all political parties except PML-N, PPP and MQM-P as Pakistan's continues to struggle forming next government

Pakistani leader Barrister Ali Zafar has said PTI founder and former PM Imran Khan has insisted that his party was ready to engage with all political parties apart from the PML-N, PPP and MQM-P as the political outfits across the country continue to struggle to form the next government.

Protests continue in Balochistan over alleged 'rigging' in Pakistan polls

Traffic movement was disrupted after protesters from different political outfits in Balochistan demonstrated against alleged rigging in the recently held general polls elections in Pakistan.

Inflated power bills leave consumers in Lahore struggling

Consumers in Pakistan's Lahore city are struggling with overburdened electricity tariff with Lesco’s overbilling in various field formations leaving people stunned.

Pakistani court summons caretaker PM Anwaarul Haq Kakar on February 19 over Baloch missing students

The Islamabad High Court has summoned caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar on February 19 over failing to recover alleged missing students in Balochistan.

Six unknown bodies recovered from Pakistan's Quetta city

Six unknown bodies have been recovered from a mountainous area in Pakistan's Quetta city, media reports said.