Pervez Musharraf

Coal Project Is Latest Sign of Growing Pakistan-China Relationship

As the car speeds along gleaming blacktop highways in Pakistan's southern desert of Tharparkar, it is clear the new roads were not built to serve the …

Pakistan

No Taxation Without Rights: Riches of Gilgit-Baltistan 'non-province' being exploited at the discretion of Pakistan

A scene from the days of the Boston Tea party in 1773 was recently replayed in Gilgit, in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir. At the time of strong resistance …

Gilgit-Baltistan

Saudi purge finds echoes in Pakistan’s internal politics

The unprecedented purge targeting royals in Saudi Arabia, initiated by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has also had the effect of creating ripples …

Middle East

Today in History

Today in History<p>Today is Friday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2017. There are 44 days left in the year.<p>Today's Highlight in History:<p>On Nov. 17, 1917, …

John Boehner

LOOK: Mugabe's detention not a new phenomenon among world leaders

Zimbabwe's army has taken President Robert Mugabe and his wife into custody, triggering speculation of a military coup, though the military's …

Sharm el-Sheikh

Unfair to reopen Hudabiya Paper Mills scam case against Sharifs: Saad Rafique

Commenting on Supreme Court’s decision to hear the National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) appeal against a Lahore High Court (LHC) order to quash an …

Pakistan

Musharraf violated constitution and was damp squib: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (APP):Talking to a private channel the minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb …

Pakistan

Attempts to bring back Musharraf in politics will fail: Rafique

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Saad Rafique said attempts to bring former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf into politics , will fail …

Pakistan

Musharraf forms 'Pakistan Awami Itehad' of 23 political parties

Former president Pervez Musharraf has announced a "grand alliance" of 23 political parties that will operate under the umbrella of the Pakistan Awami …

Pakistan

Musharraf welcomes 'Mohajir alliance' between MQM, PSP

Former president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf Wednesday welcomed an eventual merger announced by Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM) and …

Pakistan

Please Enlighten a Kashmiri From the Valley About the “Reality” of Kashmir, Prime Minister Abbasi

In a conference on “Future of Pakistan 2017,” held at the London School of Economics (LSE) Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan has made a …

Pakistan

Jaish-e-Mohammed attacked BSF camp in Srinagar, admits Masood Azhar in audio clip

China has managed to block efforts to impose an international ban on Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar. But an audio tape has …

Pakistan

PTI warns of march if laws altered to save ‘plunderers’

KHAIRPUR - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has warned that his party would march on Islamabad if a law was passed to benefit …

Pakistan

Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif denies deal for his return to Pakistan

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has denied any deal with the powerful establishment for his return to the country.Sharif, 67, who …

Pakistan

Rabbani says constitutional limits should be respected

Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani today said constitution should be supreme over all the institutions and should be respected.<p>According to the reports, he …

Constitutional Amendments

Md Ali Jinnah’s Only Daughter Dina Wadia Dies At 98 In New York

Dina Wadia, daughter of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, passed away in London on Thursday, said Pakistani media reports.<p>Quoting family sources,</i> …

Pakistan

Remembering ‘Nightingale of Desert’ singer Reshma

LAHORE: Every era has its crop of legendary singers and when they die, they become bookmarks for that specific era. The fourth death anniversary of …

Pakistan

Ousted Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif returns to face trial

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif returned home on Thursday to face trial in an anti-corruption case he calls political revenge but which opposition leaders have termed as accountability for the rich and powerful.<p>Sharif, who had been in London with his wife who is …

World News

Call for dismantling jihadi structure of 80s

ISLAMABAD - An opposition senator on Tuesday alleged that Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif was only reiterating the narrative of former military …

Pakistan

The glorious Musharraf era

Five days after he took over power from Nawaz Sharif in 1999, General Pervez Musharraf announced the following seven-point agenda:<p>1. Rebuild national …

Pakistan

Zardari directs close aides to stand by institutions

ISLAMABAD - Former president Asif Ali Zardari has told his close aides that the Pakistan People’s Party will stand by the institutions amid ousted …

Pakistan

PM

LONDON - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday said there was no rift among national institutions and he neither believed in conspiracy …

Pakistan

Rex Tillerson 'hints' that US ready to mediate between India, Pakistan; will New Delhi agree?

<b>New York</b>: In an effort that India is likely to snub once again, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has hinted that he is looking for a mediating …

World Leaders

Exclusive Interview! The American Indian diplomats hated

'Whatever the two countries are doing these days, on the diplomatic front and on their borders, that hostility is not sustainable.''Today's world …

Pakistan

Why Kashmir is still ensnared in conflict after 70 years

It’s 70 years since the first shots were fired in the still unresolved conflict over the status of Kashmir. The dispute is a legacy of the partition …

Pakistan

“One Last Chance” for Pakistan

Quotes of the week: “Pakistan is now hoist on its own petard. Calling off cross-border terrorism in Kashmir would insure that militancy within …

Foreign Policy

Is Rex Tillerson’s visit a new dawn for South Asia?

Written by Praveen Swami |<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson steps off the plane, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Al-Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Tillerson had …

Tiger Zinda Hai

Timeline - U.S.-Pakistan ties falter as Afghanistan war drags on

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Ties between the United States and Pakistan have veered between extremes over the past four decades. Here are some of the key moments in their turbulent relationship:<p>1980s: United States pumps weapons, money and foreign fighters into Afghanistan, with the help of Pakistan’s …

Pakistan

Timeline: US-Pakistan ties falter as Afghanistan war drags on

ISLAMABAD: Ties between the United States and Pakistan have veered between extremes over the past four decades. Here are some of the key moments in …

Pakistan

Key moments in US-Pakistan ties

Ties between the United States and Pakistan have veered between extremes over the past four decades. Here are some of the key moments in their …

Pakistan