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Pakistan fails to protect its minorities

Pakistan fails to protect its minorities

Lahore: The State yet again fails to protect its minorities. Churches looted and vandalized; houses looted and then set on fire; residents threatened with death: this is becoming commonplace in…

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Pak Govt. fails to shield targeted minorities from sectarian violence’

Karachi:   The Catholic Church human rights body in Pakistan has protested the killing of minority Shia Ismaili Muslims. The Catholic Church’s human rights body in Pakistan is called The National…

Another Christian burnt alive in Pakistan

Another Christian burnt alive in Pakistan

Lahore: A teenage boy was attacked on Friday for saying he was a Christian A Pakistani Christian boy has died after being set on fire by a group of young…

Is China Pakistan’s new BFF?

Is China Pakistan’s new BFF?

ISLAMABAD: It’s a new season of ‘bhai-bhai’ as China links hands with Pakistan,in what some people say is the year of Paki-Sino friendship. China is going to brighten up Pakistan’s…

Pakistani Taliban attacks school kills over 100

Pakistani Taliban attacks school kills over 100

PESHAWAR:  In a cowardly attack, Islamist extremist group, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan  murdered over 100 children  and injured as many in an army school in Peshawar. Taliban gunmen took hundreds of students…

Family stones Pregnant woman to death in Pakistan

Family stones Pregnant woman to death in Pakistan

A pregnant woman has been stoned to death by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying a man her family disapproved of. 25-year-old…

‘Pak TV wars’ are proxy power army-civilian power struggle

‘Pak TV wars’ are proxy power army-civilian power struggle

Karachi: The storm over a popular TV channel is actually a proxy war between the military establishment and the elected prime minister of Pakistan, say several observers. After a month…

Pak army kills six terrorists in air attack

Pak army kills six terrorists in air attack

At least six terrorists were killed on Saturday when army’s helicopter gunships pounded their hideouts in Hangu district in northwest Pakistan. Security sources said they had confirmed inputs about presence…

Transgenders given government jobs in Sindh

Transgenders given government jobs in Sindh

The Supreme Court of Pakistan recognised the third sex, thus giving almost one and a half million Pakistani transgenders a legal identity, but they still face prejudice, discrimination and violence.…

Pakistani Private Schools ban Malala book

Pakistani Private Schools ban Malala book

Karachi: Some 40,000 private schools in Pakistan have banned teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai’s book, calling her a ‘tool of the West’, according to the head of an association representing…

Pakistan no tiger: reality check needed?

Pakistan no tiger: reality check needed?

Islamabad: Pakistan is no longer in the race to become an Asian tiger, a prominent Pakistani daily said on Thursday while commenting on India’s maiden mission to Mars. In an…

78 dead in Pakistani Taliban Church attack

78 dead in Pakistani Taliban Church attack

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 78 people in the deadliest-ever attack against…

Pakistan: Texting is banned, it’s immoral!

Pakistan: Texting is banned, it’s immoral!

ISLAMABAD: Text chatting and voice chatting  will stop in Pakistan because the Pakistan Telecom authority says its ‘Anti Islamic’. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed all telecom companies operating…

Indo-Pak border: two Pak soldiers wounded

Indo-Pak border: two Pak soldiers wounded

Two Pakistani soldiers were wounded in an exchange of fire with Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir, military officials say. The incident came hours after five Indian soldiers…

Did Princess Diana want to ‘settle down’ in Pakistan?

Did Princess Diana want to ‘settle down’ in Pakistan?

London: Princess Diana was apparently so “madly in love” with Pakistani surgeon Hasnat Khan that she wanted to marry him and was even willing to move to Pakistan, according to…

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