Pakistan

Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia

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Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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UAE ambassador Ahmed Al Banna clarified the UAE did not mediate between the two countries and that the aim of its efforts was to decrease the tension. He said..
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Earlier on Monday, NIA counsel Rajan Malhotra submitted before court that agency used diplomatic channel for three times to get the statements recorded of 13..
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"If you (Pakistan) are a victim of terrorism, why don't' you remove it? That's why Modi Ji did what Manmohan Singh Ji didn't do," said Sitharaman.
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The incident occurred in Keri Battal forward area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
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A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and three others..
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A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and four others..
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Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will begin his three-day official visit to China on Monday during which he is scheduled..
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Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week's mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the..
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Mortar shelling and firing from small arms from across the LoC started in Sunderbani sector around 6.30 pm, prompting effective retaliation by the Indian Army,..
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The mosque attacks in New Zealand has shocked citizens, who are used to seeing around 50 murders a year in the entire country of 4.8 million and pride themselves..
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The Indian navy said that it had deployed its assets including INS Vikramaditya and nuclear submarines in northern Arabian sea in the last week of February amid..
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Relatives and family members of Naeem Rashid who was killed along with his son Talha Naeem in the Christchurch mosque attack in New Zealand, pray during a..
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Four people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan on Sunday when a bomb went off on a train track in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan, where separatist..
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Manpreet on the completion of two years of Congress government in Punjab on Sunday said that “NDA government claim of destroying terror camps in Pakistan and..
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Pakistan closed its airspace after IAF strikes on a JeM terrorist camp in Balakot following a terror attack claimed by the terror outfit that killed 40 jawans in..
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The RSS leader said there was a need for a new law for "traitors" and "there won't be a Naseeruddin, Hamid Ansari or Sidhu."
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The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security..
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India and Pakistan, are both members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), and will participate in a joint counter-terror exercise, the council of..
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India and Pakistan, are both members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), and will participate in the joint military exercise, the council of regional..
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SENIOR RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday said Pakistan would be a part of India after 2025. Addressing a gathering here on the subject of ‘Kashmir-Way..
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Two international flights got dangerously close to each other in Mumbai's mega crowded skies on Friday afternoon.
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The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, retracted the invite sent to..
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This is the second time in a month that a Pakistani diplomat has been summoned by Afghanistan.
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After the Pulwama attack, India has been pushing for strong action by Pakistan and its "pre-emptive" air strikes on the Jaish camp at Balakot found broad global..
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Sources said India would give China space to "resolve" certain issues with Pakistan on terror originating form the country. India and China have held quiet talks..
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By Saad Sayeed ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Organisers of an International Women's Day march in Pakistan say they have had death and rape threats on social media over..
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KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat on Saturday to account for remarks by Prime Minister Imran Khan speculating about a new..
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Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said Saturday he did not trust Pakistan's intent behind the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, saying their agenda was..
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Organisers of an International Women's Day march in Pakistan say they have had death and rape threats on social media over the event, which prompted complaints..
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Sources informed that when the issue of Kartarpur corridor was raised, the Pakistan government had offered a visa free access but now it has laid various..
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If Pakistan really wants to send a message that it was serious about addressing India's concerns over terrorism, then it should hand over Dawood, Salahudeen and..
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China said on Friday that it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant..
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of..
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Pakistan had little explanation to offer at Thursday's talks for the encroachment of the Kartarpur Sahib land that was originally spread over 100 acres...
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Pakistan has allowed rampant encroachment on the lands belonging to Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib in Nalowal district of its Punjab Province, prompting India to..
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The plea, which also sought a direction to the government to bring Hindus living in Pakistan to India, came up for hearing before a bench of Justices R F Nariman..
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A joint statement issued by the French interior ministry, finance ministry and foreign ministry added that France would discuss putting Masood Azhar on a..
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Christchurch New Zealand Mosque Shooting LIVE updates: Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan strongly condemned the attack by White supremacists at Christchurch..
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Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said, "It will be a dreadful war because Pakistan is fully prepared."
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China is obligated under the charter of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as well as under BRICS & RIC to condemn and oppose terrorism.
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In the wake of the 14 February attack on a CRPF convoy that killed over 40 CRPF jawans, there has been growing pressure on Pakistan to crack down on its..
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China worries that with the end of the war in Syria, out-of-work jihadists will end up in its backyard
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A standoff with nuclear rival Pakistan appears to have given Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a boost ahead of national elections set to begin in April. After..
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The Indian Air Force carried out a major readiness exercise last night over Punjab and Jammu in which a large number of fighter aircraft participated
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Pakistan will have better relations with its neighbours including India after the upcoming general elections, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday,..
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Higher proportion of Muslims than Christians condemn extremist statements, research shows
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She says Islamabad needs to hand over JeM chief to India
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Senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir landed plumb in a controversy when he compared the JeM founder to the Nobel peace laureate on Twitter on Wednesday.
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Meet doesn't mean resumption of dialogue: MEA jt secy
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US indicated that members of the UN Security Council may need to consider “other actions” if Beijing continued to prevent the sanctions committee from..
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Thirty years on, this lively scene returned to one of the Valley’s most turbulent areas of south Kashmir, allegedly a “safe haven” of more than “200-odd..
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An influential Hindu nationalist group and an Indian traders body called on Thursday for a boycott of Chinese goods, to slap Beijing for blocking a move to put a..
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Gujarat in India, Gujrat in Pakistan; Hyderabad here and also there; Delhi Gate in Lahore and Lahori Gate in Patiala. Then there is the favourite sweetmeat of..
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India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to go forward with a new border crossing and route for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy temple in Pakistan, a rare glimmer of..
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In November 2018, both India and Pakistan agreed to set up the Kartarpur corridor to link the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib - the final resting place of Sikh..
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An Indian traders' body and the economic wing of an influential Hindu nationalist group called for a boycott of Chinese products on Thursday, after China foiled..
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A joint statement released by both sides said, "held detailed and constructive discussions on various aspects and provisions of the proposed agreement and agreed..
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India and Pakistan on Thursday held in a "cordial environment" their first meeting to finalise the modalities for a corridor linking Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in..
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China has blocked a UN Security Council proposal to blacklist the leader of a Pakistan-based militant group which India says was behind the 14 February suicide..
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It is the first meeting between officials of India and Pakistan to discuss the Kartarpur corridor issue, amid heightened tensions between the two nations over..
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The US and India have asked Pakistan to take "tangible and irreversible action" against terrorist groups on its soil and deny safe haven to them to launch..
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This is the first meeting between the officials of the two countries to decide on the details of the planned corridor such as alignment of the corridor.
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