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Pervez Musharraf in critical condition: From seizing power to being declared fugitive, a look back
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Pervez Musharraf in critical condition: From seizing power to being declared fugitive, a look back

From rising up through the Pakistan Army ranks to seizing power in a coup in 1999, stepping down in 2008 and then going into self-imposed exile, the 78-year-old has seen highs and lows aplenty in his life

Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif accuses Imran Khan of selling Toshakhana gifts worth PKR 140 mn in Dubai
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Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif accuses Imran Khan of selling Toshakhana gifts worth PKR 140 mn in Dubai

Shehbaz Sharif said the expensive gifts included diamond jewellery sets, bracelets and wristwatches

As Imran Khan’s fate hangs by a no-trust thread, Pakistan stares at uncertain future
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As Imran Khan’s fate hangs by a no-trust thread, Pakistan stares at uncertain future

The Supreme Court by its order has definitely restored some faith in its ability to protect the constitution in Pakistan, but at the same time has also ushered in an era of turbulence that could have an impact beyond Pakistan’s borders

Pakistan: Imran Khan nominates former CJP Gulzar Ahmed as caretaker prime minister
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Pakistan: Imran Khan nominates former CJP Gulzar Ahmed as caretaker prime minister

Pakistan's Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said Imran Khan made this decision after approval from the PTI's core committee

Voting on no-trust motion against PM Imran Khan to take place after 27 March, says PTI senator
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Voting on no-trust motion against PM Imran Khan to take place after 27 March, says PTI senator

Last week, around 100 lawmakers from PML-N and PPP submitted a no-confidence motion before the NSA, alleging that the Imran-led government was responsible for the economic crisis and the spiralling inflation in the country

Pakistan to offer permanent residency scheme for rich foreign nationals to boost weak economy
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Pakistan to offer permanent residency scheme for rich foreign nationals to boost weak economy

It's a historic step, foreigners are being allowed to invest in the real estate sector, said Fawad Chaudhry, Information Minister

Pakistan claims threatening email was sent to New Zealand cricket team from India
India

Pakistan claims threatening email was sent to New Zealand cricket team from India

New Zealand called off their first tour of Pakistan due to a security threat to the team, followed by a decision by the England and Wales Cricket Board to cancel a bilateral series scheduled for next month in Pakistan.

Bombing in Pakistan's Quetta kills at least four; explosion took place in parking lot of luxury hotel
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Bombing in Pakistan's Quetta kills at least four; explosion took place in parking lot of luxury hotel

Balochistan home minister Ziaullah Langove said that the Chinese ambassador was staying at the hotel at the time and the motive behind the attack was unclear

Pakistan's Pulwama admission and Abhinandan remarks a sideshow; real battle is over future of Bajwas
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Pakistan's Pulwama admission and Abhinandan remarks a sideshow; real battle is over future of Bajwas

To an Italian, the entire episode puts one in mind of the good old days of Silvio Berlusconi where the then prime minister was continuously "misinterpreted" or "quoted out of context".

Truth behind Pulwama attack out after claims made in Pakistan parliament, says Narendra Modi
India

Truth behind Pulwama attack out after claims made in Pakistan parliament, says Narendra Modi

The prime minister's statement came days after comments made by a Pakistani minister about the terror attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed last year

'We hit India in their home': Imran Khan aide admits to Pakistan's role in Pulwama attack
India

'We hit India in their home': Imran Khan aide admits to Pakistan's role in Pulwama attack

Science & Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry made the comment in the National Assembly a day after an Opposition leader had said that Imran Khan dispensation had pleaded to release Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman

Pakistan launches moon-sighting website ahead of Eid to resolve differences over dates of Islamic festivals
India

Pakistan launches moon-sighting website ahead of Eid to resolve differences over dates of Islamic festivals

pakmoonsighting .pk features sections such as Islamic calendar for the next five years, a day-to-day lunar calendar against dates from the Gregorian calendar, and the dates on which the first day of every lunar month will fall.

Conversion of Hindu girls to Islam: Imran Khan's intervention forces Pakistan police to act against perpetrators
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Conversion of Hindu girls to Islam: Imran Khan's intervention forces Pakistan police to act against perpetrators

In a recent development, police in Pakistan have arrested seven people who allegedly facilitated abduction and forced conversion of the sisters from Ghotki.

Forced conversion of Hindu girls in Pakistan: Police detain seven persons, including man who solemnised wedding
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Forced conversion of Hindu girls in Pakistan: Police detain seven persons, including man who solemnised wedding

The Hindu community in Pakistan has carried out massive demonstrations calling for strict action to be taken against those responsible

Imran Khan's 'Naya Pakistan' promise rings hollow with continued violence against minorities
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Imran Khan's 'Naya Pakistan' promise rings hollow with continued violence against minorities

'We will show the (Narendra) Modi government how to treat minorities,' Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan had vowed in December last year, reiterating his catchphrase, 'this is Naya Pakistan'.

Imran Khan orders probe into abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan; Fawad Chaudhry, Sushma Swaraj trade barbs over incident
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Imran Khan orders probe into abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan; Fawad Chaudhry, Sushma Swaraj trade barbs over incident

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Sunday ordered a probe into reports of abduction, forced conversion and underage marriages of two teenage Hindu girls in the Sindh province and to take immediate steps for their recovery, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Sunday.

Pak Army takes over development of world's 'largest' copper, gold mine; project litmus test for Imran Khan's ability to attract investment
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Pak Army takes over development of world's 'largest' copper, gold mine; project litmus test for Imran Khan's ability to attract investment

The Reko Diq mine has become a test case for Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ability to attract serious foreign investment to Pakistan as it struggles to stave off an economic crisis that has forced it to seek an International Monetary Fund bailout.

Pakistan demands action from ICC against India for wearing military caps in third ODI against Australia
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Pakistan demands action from ICC against India for wearing military caps in third ODI against Australia

Pakistan's Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said, "And if the Indian team will not be stopped, Pak cricket team should wear black bands to remind The World about Indian atrocities in Kashmir."

Pakistan never seriously cracked down on militant groups that attack India: The New York Times
India

Pakistan never seriously cracked down on militant groups that attack India: The New York Times

The paper said the relative calm after last week's confrontation between the two nations is not a solution.

'Fear God': JeM chief Masood Azhar releases audio clip warning Pakistan after 'crackdown' on terror groups
India

'Fear God': JeM chief Masood Azhar releases audio clip warning Pakistan after 'crackdown' on terror groups

Large parts of Azhar’s speech, peppered with anecdotes and personal stories, are devoted to mocking India and chiding Pakistan’s politicians for cracking down on the Jaish.