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Agence France-Presse . Lahore

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    Pakistan virginity tests block justice for rape victims

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 11:20am on January 13, 2021

    Raped at 14, Shazia took the rare and courageous step of reporting the crime to Pakistani police, only to face a traumatic ‘virginity test’ —...

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    Pakistan coach Misbah under fire

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 06:06pm on January 11, 2021

    Pakistan coach Misbah-ul-Haq said his fate was in the hands of the country's cricket authorities after their New Zealand series defeat prompted speculation about his...

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    Pakistan jails leader of group linked to Mumbai attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 12:22am on January 09, 2021

    A Pakistani court on Friday sentenced an extremist leader accused of plotting the 2008 Mumbai attacks to five years in jail for terror financing. Zaki-ur-Rehman...

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    Pakistan province bans invasive test for rape victims

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 07:46pm on November 14, 2020

    Authorities in Pakistan’s most populous province on Saturday banned an outdated medical procedure in which rape victims are subjected to an invasive physical examination. The...

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    Pakistan opens first metro line after years of delays

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 09:16pm on October 26, 2020

    Pakistan’s first metro line began operations on Monday in the eastern city of Lahore following years of delays, in a country severely lacking public transport...

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    Main suspect in Pakistan gang-rape produced before court

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore, Pakistan | Updated at 03:57pm on October 13, 2020

    A Pakistani man on Tuesday was charged with being the main suspect in the gang-rape of a mother on the side of a motorway, a...

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    Misbah calls on cricket rivals to tour Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 09:33pm on September 07, 2020

    Pakistan cricket coach Misbah-ul-Haq urged more nations to tour the country, saying Monday the sport needs ‘mutual support’ to recover from the coronavirus crisis. His...

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    Pakistan province pushes crackdown on publishers

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 11:44pm on August 21, 2020

    Publishers in Pakistan’s most populous province could soon face prison if they fail to win approval from government bureaucrats before printing or importing books, pamphlets...

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    19 pilgrims killed as train rams van in Pakistan

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 01:23am on July 04, 2020

    At least 19 Sikh pilgrims — all from the same family — were killed on Friday when a train smashed into a van in the...

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    Coronavirus-depleted Pakistan cricket squad leave for England

    Agence France-Presse . Lahore | Updated at 04:57pm on June 28, 2020

    The Pakistan cricket squad left Sunday for their England tour without 10 players who had tested positive for coronavirus. Test skipper Azhar Ali said Pakistan...

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