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Agence France-Presse . Islamabad

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    Pakistan’s SC tells army to stay out of politics, media

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on February 07, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court rebuked the powerful military and intelligence agencies Wednesday, calling for them to uphold free speech and stay out of politics in a...

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    Nawaz Sharif taken to hospital

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:15am on February 03, 2019

    Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year jail term over graft charges, was taken to hospital on Saturday, officials said.Sharif was...

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    Pak SC rejects challenge against Asia Bibi acquittal

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 04:48pm on January 29, 2019

    Pakistan’s Supreme Court rejected Tuesday a challenge against its decision to acquit Asia Bibi, lifting the last legal hurdle in the years-long blasphemy case and...

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    Pakistan’s CJ takes oath, pledges reform

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Pakistan’s new chief justice was sworn in Friday, pledging reform of a Supreme Court whose controversial decisions include ousting a prime minister and freeing a...

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    Pakistan national airline fires pilots with fake school degrees

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:22am on January 01, 2019

    Pakistan’s national flag carrier has fired 50 staffers including three pilots for holding fake high school degrees, an airline official said Monday, in the latest...

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    Zardari faces travel ban over graft

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:51am on December 28, 2018

    Pakistan announced Thursday it would ban former president Asif Ali Zardari from travelling abroad following allegations of money laundering, as the nation marked 11 years...

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    Lovestruck jailed in Pakistan to return India

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on December 19, 2018

    A lovestruck Indian man who spent years in jail for spying after travelling to meet a woman in Pakistan will return home on Tuesday, the...

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    Pakistan will no longer fight someone else’s war: Imran Khan

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:31am on December 08, 2018

    Pakistan will no longer act as a hired gun in someone else’s war, prime minister Imran Khan said Friday, striking a note of defiance against...

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    Pakistan army warns Pashtun activist group

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on December 07, 2018

    Pakistan’s powerful military on Thursday warned a peaceful nationwide civil rights movement which accuses it of abuses that it will use force against them if...

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    Asia Bibi leaves jail

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 01:11pm on November 08, 2018

    A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row for blasphemy has been freed from jail after an acquittal that triggered Islamist protests,...

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