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Social media fury as Pakistani official buys burqas for students

An official in KPK province used some $570 of government funds to buy burqas for students causing social media outrage.

Social media fury as Pakistani official buys burqas for students

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Pakistan owes China more money than it owes the IMF

Pakistan has been borrowing from Beijing to tide over a financial crisis.

Pakistan owes China more money than it owes the IMF

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Taliban to visit Pakistan amid stalled US talks

The Taliban delegation will reportedly inform Pakistan's leadership of factors that derailed the talks with the US.

Taliban to visit Pakistan amid stalled US talks

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Besieged Kashmiris hail Imran Khan's UN speech

Kashmiris facing a crippling 55-day lockdown imposed by India welcome Pakistani PM's statements at UN General Assembly.

'We're not alone': Besieged Kashmiris hail Imran Khan's UN speech

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Kashmir: Khan at UN warns of 'bloodbath', Modi silent

At UNGA, Imran Khan accuses India of 'cruelty' in Kashmir while his Indian counterpart doesn't mention ongoing lockdown.

Pakistan PM warns of 'bloodbath' in Kashmir, India's Modi silent

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Imran Khan: What will Modi do when Kashmir curfew is lifted?

In his speech, the Pakistan prime minister talked about the Kashmir issue and the escalating tensions with India.

Pakistan

Brother of murdered social media star sentenced to life

Muhammad Waseem had admitted he strangled social media star Baloch in 2016.

Pakistan: Brother sentenced to life for Qandeel Baloch's killing

Pakistan

Dozens killed as quake hits Pakistan-administered Kashmir

At least 37 people killed and more than 500 injured after magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits 22km north of Jhelum.

Dozens killed as quake hits Pakistan-administered Kashmir

Pakistan

'Free, but not free': Tortured ex-Bagram inmates struggle to cope

Former detainees at US prison in Afghanistan allege torture in custody as they struggle to survive after repatriation.

'Free, but not free': Tortured ex-Bagram inmates struggle to cope

India

Trump reiterates offer to mediate Kashmir crisis

Trump first offered to mediate Kashmir conflict during Imran Khan's bilateral visit to Washington, DC in July.

US President Trump reiterates offer to mediate Kashmir crisis

Pakistan

Pakistan bus crash kills more than 20, including children

Six children among those killed in accident in Babusar Pass, in the mountainous region of Gilgit-Baltistan.

Pakistan bus crash kills more than 20, including children

Pakistan

On the run for months, Pakistani activist seeks US asylum

Gulalai Ismail, 33, an award-winning activist and prominent feminist is in the United States, her father confirmed.

On the run for months, Pakistani activist seeks US asylum

Kashmir

Khan warns Pakistanis against joining anti-India fight in Kashmir

Pakistani prime minister says India is waiting for 'any excuse' to crack down on the Kashmiris.

Khan warns Pakistanis against joining anti-India fight in Kashmir

Asia

Pakistan, Afghanistan inaugurate 24/7 Torkham border crossing

Round-the-clock operations launched as the two South Asian countries aim to boost bilateral and transit trade.

Pakistan, Afghanistan inaugurate 24/7 Torkham border crossing

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Pakistani police detain Hindu school principal over 'blasphemy'

Police take Hindu man into 'protective custody' after far-right groups attack temple and homes from minority community.

Pakistani police detain Hindu school principal over 'blasphemy'