Ali Nawaz Hanif

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At UN, Pakistan slams ‘nuclear doublespeak’

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has assailed the double standards practiced by some states, which preach nuclear disarmament but fail to take necessary …

US orders nine AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters for Pakistan

Washington: The US Navy has ordered nine AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters for Pakistan, the US defence department has said.<p>The US Navy on Monday …

Military

A Pakistani Startup Is Trying to Banish Fake Prescription Drugs

Counterfeit drugs are laced with tar, paint, and rat poison.<p>Kinza Waseem, a doctor at the Combined Military Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, often sees patients who've unknowingly taken counterfeit drugs instead of doctor-prescribed medication that's supposed to help them.<p>"People will complain of not …

Flash Floods in Pakistan Leave at Least 45 Dead, Officials Say

At least 45 people were killed and more than 30 others injured by floods in Pakistan on Sunday, officials said.<p>The flooding in the northwest Khyber …

Pakistan in Final Phase to 'Clear' Border Tribal Regions

Pakistan’s military said it killed more than 250 militants and lost eight soldiers in counterinsurgency operations near the Afghan border in the past …

Pakistan

Shahid Afridi steps down from Pakistan T20 captaincy but vows to play on

• Afridi’s position had been severely criticised by team manager<br>• ‘I intend to continue to play the game for my country’<p>Shahid Afridi has stepped down as captain of Pakistan’s T20 team, but vowed to continue playing for his country. The 36-year-old’s position was under huge pressure following a …

Sikh temple reopens for worship after 70 years in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Almost three hundred years old Sikh temple located in Jogiwara Street of Hashtnagri, an ancient residential area of Peshawar city, was …

Dreams of thunder for Pakistani seeking Formula 1 glory

1 / 3<p>Pakistani race car driver Saad Ali poses with his awards at the Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit in Abu Dhabi, UAE<p>Pakistani race car driver Saad Ali …

Facebook 'Safety Check' Glitch Asks Users Far From Lahore, Pakistan If They Are Safe After Explosion

After a deadly explosion in Lahore, Pakistan on Sunday, Facebook activated its ‘Safety Check’ feature for the eighth time this year. However, a bug caused many users thousands of miles away from the apparent suicide bombing to mistakenly ask whether or not they were safe.<p>Users in locations such as …

Social Media

Tributes paid to 'Pakistani shopkeeper' killed in UK

Asad Shah, 40, died after being found with serious injuries outside his shop in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Thursday evening.<p>He was believed to …

Pakistan’s N-security improved: report

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has taken a number of steps to ensure the safety and security of nuclear materials at both civilian and military facilities, …

Pakistan's security is Iran's security: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, addressing the Pak-Iran Joint Business Forum, said that the two neighbouring countries can economically develop …

Pakistan, Iran Vow to Boost Economic Ties

<i>AFP</i><p>Neighboring nations want to increase trade by establishing more border crossings.<p>Pakistan and Iran agreed on Friday to enhance economic ties and …

Middle East

Karachi’s street art helps heal wounds of past | The Star

KARACHI, PAKISTAN-Marred by years of sectarian and political violence, Karachi’s walls are a testament to its turbulent and volatile …

Pakistan, Iran aim to boost trade to $5 billion

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan and Iran aim to increase annual trade volumes between the two countries to $5 billion by 2021, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday.<p>Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (R) shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the Prime Minister's …

Hassan Rouhani

Iran’s Rouhani to visit Pakistan on Friday

ISLAMABAD: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Pakistan this week for talks on improving relations and strengthening economic links, the …

Behold! Zayn Malik's new album features Urdu track

Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has Pakistani fans ecstatic after it came to light that his new album <i>Mind of Mine</i> will feature an Urdu song …

Pakistan, China relations celebrated

ISLAMABAD: Wednesday evening at the National Art Gallery was spectacle of music and theatrical performances celebrating Pakistan Day.<p>The day also …

International Relations

Vital US defense equipment helped Pakistan's gains in war on terror: Envoy

WASHINGTON: Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has said that the provision of some vital defense equipment by the United …

Pakistan

Pakistan Day celebrations at UN, diplomats from 140 countries participated - Pakistan

Pakistan

Pakistan to ditch dollar in trade with Iran

<b>Pakistan’s media reported on Thursday that the country is preparing to ditch the dollar and use euros in trade with Iran.</b><p>The Express Tribune has …

Pakistan Day to be celebrated at UN

NEW YORK: Pakistan Day will be celebrated at the United Nations for the first time with a concert planned in the prestigious General Assembly hall on …

Pakistan wins US award for combating tuberculosis

WASHINGTON: Pakistan received a rare pat on the back in the US capital on Thursday night when it was declared the most successful country in fighting …

Public Health

Harvard predicts Pakistan GDP to grow by 5% over next 10 years

HowMuch.net created the above scaled map to show the forecasted growth rates.<p>The countries are scaled according to their predicted growth rate. Thus, …

Exports

A Surprise Turnaround in Russia-Pakistan Relations

Russia is immensely rich in natural resources and is well positioned, geographically, to trade with Europe as well as Asia. Bilateral trade between …