August 20, 2018 4:33 PM

    Afghan Taliban kidnap 170 passengers

    Taliban militants on Monday kidnapped 170 passengers after they launched an ambush on three buses on the highway connecting Kunduz province to Takhar, police said.

    August 20, 2018 4:31 PM

    Jailed Sharif appears in Pak court in remaining 2 graft cases against him

    Pakistan's jailed former prime minister today appeared again before an accountability court hearing two graft cases against him and his family.

    August 20, 2018 3:12 PM

    Shots fired at US embassy in Turkey

    Several shots were fired at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Monday but no casualties have been reported, police said.

    August 20, 2018 2:31 PM

    India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: Modi to Imran Khan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sent a letter to his newly elected Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, conveying that India was looking for constructive and meaningful engagement with his country.

    August 20, 2018 2:28 PM

    Kashmir issue a reality, need uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pakistan Foreign Minister

    Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that there was a need of "continued and uninterrupted" dialogue with India, which was the only way forward for the two neighbours to resolve outstanding issues.

    August 20, 2018 12:10 PM

    16 ministers from PM Imran Khan's cabinet sworn-in

    Sixteen members of newly-elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's 21-strong cabinet took oath at a ceremony held on Monday at the President House here.

    August 20, 2018 9:33 AM

    US ready to facilitate, participate in dialogue between Kabul, Taliban

    The US declared it is ready to support, facilitate and participate in direct negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban, on the occasion of the Afghan government's announcement on Sunday of a conditional three-month ceasefire with the Taliban.

    August 20, 2018 1:48 AM

    Imran Khan announces 21-member cabinet

    Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled his 21-member Cabinet, most of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf.

    August 20, 2018 1:48 AM

    Sidhu defends hugging Pakistan army chief

    Facing flak for hugging Pakistan's Army chief at the swearing-in of Imran Khan as the neighbouring country's prime minister, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu defended his action asking what was he supposed to do if someone says we belong to the same culture and talks of opening the route to the historic Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.

    August 20, 2018 1:48 AM

    Usman Buzdar elected CM of Pak's Punjab province

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Sardar Usman Ahmed Khan Buzdar was elected as chief minister of Punjab today, ending a 10-year rule of Shahbaz Sharif-led Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government in the country's most populous province.

    August 20, 2018 1:48 AM

    In his maiden address, Imran Khan highlights Pak’s internal challenges

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan today lashed out at the previous PML-N government for current debt crisis which has risen to Rs 28 trillion, saying the country had not been as indebted in its entire history as it has been in the last ten years.

    August 20, 2018 1:49 AM

    Over 2 million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage

    More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, on Sunday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia.

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