Pakistan poll authorities face hiccups in finalising election results; ECP website shows outcome in 152 out of 270 seats
Pakistan authorities were on Thursday faced with hiccups in finalising the outcome of the general elections due to logistic and technical problems, resulting in allegations of rigging.
Pakistan EC warns Imran Khan against using 'inappropriate language' amid row over 'donkey' remark for Nawaz Sharif's supporters
Pakistan's Election Commission on Thursday warned PTI chairman Imran Khan against using "inappropriate language" for his political rivals, days after he kicked up a political storm following his "donkey" remark for the supporters of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
Kulsoom Nawaz is in London where she is undergoing treatment for her throat cancer.
Pakistan interior minister said the Taliban had no need to hide in Pakistan, since they held more than 40 percent of Afghanistan, the daily reported on Monday.
Pakistan rethinking Saudi-led 41-nation military alliance; wants to avoid straining Iran relationship
Pakistan is taking a relook at its position on the Saudi-backed 41-nation Islamic military alliance to be led by its former army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to avoid further straining its relationship with neighbouring Iran, according to a media report on Monday.
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Tuesday called off his anti-government protest slated to take place on Wednesday and instead announced celebrations after the Supreme Court ordered a probe against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family over the Panama Papers scandal.
As police detained more than 600 activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in different parts of Punjab province, party chief Imran Khan directed his workers to escape arrest and reach Islamabad on 2 November for a final showdown with the Nawaz Sharif government.
A Pakistani opposition lawmaker on Wednesday proposed banning 24-hour cartoon TV channels, specifically the popular Japanese series "Doraemon", drawing ridicule on social media in a country fighting corruption, poverty, and Islamist militants.
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) which has been holding anti-government protests in the country is ready to hold talks with the government, media reported on Wednesday.
A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered registration of a fresh murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the death of three protestors during the anti-government demonstrations last month.
In the second such direction, the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday ordered the two parties leading anti-government sit-in protests to clear out of Islamabad's Constitution Avenue area by Thursday.
Pakistan Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the government's plea to issue an order for the eviction of protesters besieging the Parliament, saying it is an administrative matter and should be dealt with in accordance with the law.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met President Mamnoon Hussain in Islamabad and discussed the current political crisis caused due to anti-government protests spearheaded by opposition leader Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri, demanding the premier's resignation.
Hussain emerged as a clear winner in the one-sided contest with ex-judge Wajihuddin Ahmad of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party, state media reported.