Imran Khan Sentenced to Three Years in Prison on Corruption Charges
Denies Allegations and Plans to Appeal, Taken Into Detention
Impact on Pakistani Politics as Parliament Dissolves and Interim Government Takes Over
Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has been sentenced to three years in prison on corruption charges.
A court in Islamabad...
Pakistan and Iran Forge New Five-Year Trade Cooperation Plan
Agreements Reached During Iranian Foreign Minister's Visit to Pakistan
Strengthening Ties: Focus on Trade, Regional Stability, and Mutual Goals
Thursday, Pakistan and Iran established a five-year trade cooperation plan with a $5 billion bilateral trade goal.
The two countries pledged to increase trade to...
Deadly Bomb Blast at Pakistan Political Rally: 54 Killed, 200 Injured
Extremist Cleric's Supporters Targeted in Suicide Explosion
Pakistan Faces Security Concerns as Elections Approach
A bomb exploded at an event hosted by supporters of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. It is part of the coalition administration of Pakistan.
Pakistan and Egypt Condemn European Sacrilege Incidents
Swedish Government's Response: Enhancing Security Measures to Prevent Terrorism
Stockholm Faces Increased Vulnerability and Takes Action to Counter Terrorism Threats
Pakistan and Egypt continued their condemnation of successive acts of sacrilege in Europe on Thursday, which have sparked widespread outrage and condemnation throughout the Muslim...
Three young girls found brutally murdered in Muzaffargarh
Investigation underway to identify the perpetrator(s)
Chief Minister demands thorough investigation and swift justice
On Tuesday, three young girls were discovered cruelly murdered near their home in Muzaffargarh, according to a senior police official. The perpetrator is being sought by law enforcement.
At this point,...
Pakistani PM calls for action on desecration of Holy Quran in Sweden
OIC demands collective measures to prevent Quran desecration
Pope Francis condemns the incident and rejects it as free expression
On Monday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif urged Sweden to take "serious action" against the desecration of the Holy Quran and demanded...
Pakistan and IMF reach $3 billion funding agreement
Agreement provides economic breathing room for crisis-hit Pakistan
Challenges and potential for long-term recovery in Pakistan's economy
Crisis-hit Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached a staff-level agreement regarding $3 billion (£2.4 billion) of funding.
The transaction, which must still be approved by...
Pakistan to resettle 134,000 Afghan refugees in 2024
Pakistan's role as a refugee-hosting nation
Vulnerabilities faced by women and children among Afghan refugees in Pakistan
In 2024, Pakistan will be required to resettle nearly 134,000 refugees and asylum-seekers, almost entirely from Afghanistan, according to a new report by the UN refugee agency...
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be sworn in as chief of state on Saturday after winning a historic runoff election to extend his two-decade rule for another five years as Turkey's economic difficulties worsen.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif travelled in Ankara a day early to attend Erdogan's parliament opening and...
Sunday, hundreds of PTI supporters gathered in front of the White House as former prime minister Imran Khan warned that elections may not take place in October either.
"There is no rule of law" in Pakistan, Khan told CNN's Fareed Zakaria.
Workers from the PTI were heard singing patriotic songs and...
Monday, the United States stated that the people of Pakistan have the right to protest. But that they must refrain from violence.
Vedant Patel, US State Department spokesperson, did not address Imran Khan's incarceration last week during an afternoon news briefing. However, he did state that all arrests should adhere...
The US wants to work with a strong, prosperous Pakistan, not a political party or candidate.
During a news briefing on Thursday afternoon in Washington, a spokesperson for the US Department of State refused to speculate on the impact of the current political crisis on the security of Pakistan's nuclear...
Ofgem raises energy price limit.
Energy costs to fluctuate in 2024.
Transition to sustainable energy needed.
In January, the energy regulator Ofgem will increase its price limit for the average annual household energy bills to £1,898, marking a £64 rise, as per research firm Cornwall Insight.
A commonly accepted forecast predicted that energy...
UAW strike affects US economy.
Demands for higher pay.
Automakers face challenges.
The United Auto Workers (UAW) union is expanding its strike against some of America's largest automobile manufacturers, extending the dispute over pay and benefits into its third week.
Ford and General Motors union leader Shawn Fain said 7,000 more workers will...
Millions encouraged to book online flu jabs.
Accelerated vaccination due to new Covid variant.
Eligibility and booking options available.
Starting Monday, millions will be urged to book flu vaccinations online, aiming to ease the strain on the NHS this winter.
In response to the new Covid variant, NHS officials sped up the vaccination...
Texan couple arrested for selling endangered animals.
Illegal sale of jaguar and margay.
Face federal prison and fines.
Rafael Gutierrez-Galvan, 29, and Deyanira Garza, 28, may face up to five years in federal prison and a possible $20,000 fine if convicted of attempting to sell the endangered jaguar and margay.