The Biggest Stories of February 13, 2015
Feb 13, 2015
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 22, 2015
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif concluded a visit to the Central Asian region Friday, pushing to expand energy ties with the former Soviet states to tackle Pakistan's chronic power shortages.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 18, 2015
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today inaugurated improved facilities, including a blast-proof wall, at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 12, 2015
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised coordinated military operations with Afghan forces to hunt down militants along their shared border, saying on a visit to Kabul today that he condemned a recent Taliban offensive.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 10, 2015
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan today released a video of its members holding a Shoulder Launch Missile, which the militant group claimed to have used in downing a Pakistan military helicopter killing ambassadors of the Philippines and Norway and five othe...
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 9, 2015
Pakistan's military brought the bodies of two ambassadors and two ambassadors' wives to Islamabad today, a day after they were killed in a helicopter crash in northern mountains as they where inspecting a tourism project.
World News | Agencies | Friday May 8, 2015
"The helicopter was shot down by an anti-aircraft missile, killing pilots and many foreign ambassadors," an Urdu-language statement emailed by their main spokesman Muhammad Khorasani said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 6, 2015
Pakistan's military has accused India's main intelligence agency of whipping up terrorism in Pakistan in public criticism that could increase tension between the nuclear-armed rivals.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today inaugurated the country's first solar power plant, the latest fruit of increasingly close cooperation with China and a step towards an electoral promise to end crippling power cuts.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
In a setback for Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, an election tribunal in Pakistan today disqualified his confidant and Railway Minister for vote rigging in 2013 general elections and ordered re-poll in a constituency in Lahore from where he was...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to condole the loss of lives in India in the recent earthquake.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday April 29, 2015
India has failed to respond to Pakistan's desire for good relations, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, in rare rebuke of a neighbour with which he has promised to mend ties.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Pakistan hanged 15 people today, officials said, the largest number of people executed on the same day since an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will visit Saudi Arabia on April 23 (Thursday) to discuss the developing situation in Yemen, a media report said today.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
China, today, said it supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan and appreciates the country's efforts for peaceful resolution of all "outstanding issues" with its neighbours.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
China, today, said its role in ties between India and Pakistan is to "promote peace talks" between them that will benefit all parties in the region, as Chinese President Xi Jinping flew into Islamabad on his maiden visit to boost their "all-weather" ...
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
President Xi Jinping today said his first trip to Pakistan is like visiting the home of his "own brother" as he vowed to firm up China's strategic ties with its all-weather friend by making progress on various fronts, including the $46 billion bilate...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 19, 2015
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the suicide attack in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city that killed at least 34 people and injured over 100 on Saturday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
The ties between China and Pakistan, often described as "all-weather friendship", continues to resonate with the people of the two nations with a majority of them terming the relationship as "iron friends", according to a new survey conducted ahead o...
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
China feels "awkward" about the 2008 Mumbai terror attack carried out by Pakistani militants and wants to address India's concerns over terrorism emanating from Pakistan in a more "constructive way", a Chinese official said in a rare criticism of the...
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Pakistan is to intensify diplomatic efforts to try to resolve the crisis in Yemen, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said today, days after his Gulf allies criticised Pakistan for not joining a Saudi-led coalition conducting air strikes there.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 8, 2015
As Pakistan ferried 11 Indians whom it evacuated from strife-torn Yemen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today, thanked his counterpart Nawaz Sharif for the "humanitarian gesture" and remarked that "service to humanity knows no borders".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 8, 2015
Pakistan is "not in a hurry" to decide whether to join the Saudi-led coalition against rebels in Yemen, the prime minister said Tuesday, before a round of shuttle diplomacy involving Iran and Turkey.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Pakistan Hockey Federation president Akhtar Rasool met with Nawaz Sharif for a few minutes on the sidelines of the national assembly session in Islamabad and later also had a detailed meeting with Federal Minister for information, Pervez Rasheed, in ...
World News | Reuters | Monday April 6, 2015
Pakistan's parliament begins debating a Saudi plea for military help in Yemen on Monday, a request that pits Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's staunch Saudi allies against a war-weary Pakistani public.