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Imran Khan accused of ‘baffling ignorance’

PAKISTAN rights campaigners have accused prime minister Imran Khan of ‘baffling ignorance’ after the former playboy cricketer blamed how women dress for a rise...

Bangladesh vows to speed up efforts to convict human traffickers

Bangladesh is accelerating efforts to bring human traffickers to justice, the law minister said on Tuesday, after a special court set up to clear a...

New internet rules to give Pakistan blanket powers of censorship

Pakistan is all set to roll out new internet rules that critics say will give the government wide powers of censorship after rejecting requests...

Police in Bangladesh launch all-woman team to fight digital abuse

Bangladeshi police launched an all-woman unit on Monday to tackle a rise in online abuse and harassment targeting women, the country's police chief said,...

Pakistan sanctions Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist

PAKISTAN issued sweeping financial sanctions against Afghanistan’s Taliban, just as the militant group is in the midst of US-led peace process in the neighboring...

Pakistan moving closer to flatten coronavirus curve; but progress might be affected during Eid,...

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said that Pakistan was moving closer to flatten the coronavirus curve due to the government’s successful lockdown...

Pakistan aviation body suspends licence of 68 more pilots

Pakistan's aviation authority has suspended another 68 pilots for possessing dubious licences, taking the number of those taken off duty for flying with fake...

22 pilgrims killed as train rams van in Pakistan

AT LEAST 22 Sikh pilgrims -- 19 from the same family -- were killed on Friday (3) when a train smashed into a van...

Four in Daniel Pearl case to remain jailed in Pakistan for now

Pakistani authorities renewed the detention orders on Thursday for four men whose convictions in the kidnapping and killing of US journalist Daniel Pearl had...

Separatists say stock exchange attack targeted China, Pakistan

Separatists from Pakistan's Balochistan province attacked the national stock exchange in Karachi on Monday (29), killing four people in a brazen daylight assault the...