Pakistan

Country in South Asia

Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 207.8 million. 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 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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In the India-US joint statement, both nations denounced any use of terrorist proxies and called on Pak to ensure no territory under its control is used to launch..
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Exclusive: Up to 70 people set to be forcibly removed on third mass deportation flight in three weeks
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United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday concluded his 2-day visit to India by signing off on a major defence deal and echoing India 's concern on..
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A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan, and who faced death threats from Islamic extremists, said she is..
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Coronavirus outbreak is going to be under control, says Donald Trump at meeting with CEOs. On Day 2 of his visit, the US President received a ceremonial..
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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday said Qatar has extended an invitation to Pakistan to attend the signing of US-Taliban peace deal to..
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Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman who spent years on death row after a 2010 conviction of blasphemy, said Monday that she was seeking political asylum..
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"Our relationship with Pakistan is a very good one. Thanks to these efforts, we are beginning to see signs of big progress with Pakistan and we are hopeful for..
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Armenia has closed its border with Iran following an outbreak of coronavirus in that country, while Azerbaijan chose to keep its southern border open for the..
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The President also said that signs of 'big progress' can be seen.
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'I spend my days staring at the walls. It's like I'm in a detention centre again,' says Asher Samson
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Regional and international cooperation will be an important focus area for Trump and Modi when they meet on Tuesday. While the US is expected to encourage India..
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Ceasefire violations by Pakistan has increased manifold to push armed terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir and sabotage peace, DGP Dilbag Singh said on Sunday,..
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Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha on Sunday rejected Pakistan President Rashid Alvi's claim that the actor-turned-politician "endorsed" his concerns over the..
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Underlining the use of non-state actors in terror activities by Pakistan, South Western Army Commander Lt Gen Alok Kler on Saturday said the Indian army is..
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Retaining Pakistan on the 'grey list', the global terror financing watchdog warned that if it does not complete a full action plan by June, it could lead to..
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Pakistan has until June to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a..
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The controversial remark was made in Purnea district in the Seemanchal region of Bihar where he was trying to garner support in favour of the Citizenship..
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Top news of the day on Friday, February 21 was the FATF decision to keep in the 'grey list' and giving it another 8-point target to complete in four months.
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Pakistan hopes to secure a four-month reprieve at a global meeting on anti-terrorism financing in Paris on Friday where a decision whether or not to blacklist..
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Global terror financing watchdog FATF on Friday decided to keep Pakistan in the "Grey List" and warned the country that stern action will be taken if it fails to..
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The country is paying the price for failure to send Muslims to Pakistan and bring Hindus to India after the Islamic state came into being at the time of..
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On Thursday, Amulya Leone, 19, raised slogans of 'Pakistan zindabad' during an anti-rally in Bengaluru.
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Nineteen-year-old Amulya Leona Noronha was whisked away from the dais on Thursday for shouting "Pakistan zindabad" at the anti-CAA rally organised by the..
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The woman was at a protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims.
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Citing instances of alleged "hate speeches" by All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen's Asaduddin Owaisi, his brother Akbaruddin Owaisi and party leader Waris..
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She has been slapped with sedition charges.
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A teenage student-activist was arrested and booked for sedition after she repeatedly raised ‘Pakistan zindabad’ slogans in her speech at an anti-CAA-NRC..
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“If Pakistan feels it has got away with it in the FATF, it will certainly ramp up cross-border terrorism. With the entire glare of FATF on it, Pakistan would..
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A Chinese diplomat on Thursday backed Pakistan's decision not to evacuate Pakistani students from the province at the centre of China’s coronavirus outbreak, a..
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"We got support from the US on the listing of terrorists from Pakistan," noted MEA spokesperson
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Batsman Umar Akmal is suspended from all cricket-related activity by the Pakistan Cricket Board under its anti-corruption code.
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This is for the second time Pakistan foreign minister SM Qureshi will be travelling to Geneva to raise Kashmir after New Delhi removed special status for the..
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Pakistan has been given a stern message by almost all FATF member countries, barring Turkey and Malaysia, to honour the remaining 13 action plan items by the..
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Authorities in Pakistan are investigating if exposure to soybean dust, which can cause severe allergic reactions, is responsible for at least 14 deaths and..
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BJP members alleged that the term was coined at the behest of former home minister P Chidambaram, whose bid in this direction had helped Pakistan-based terror..
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Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire and resorted to firing and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in two sectors of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district..
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Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Tuesday backed the government's decision to deport British lawmaker Debbie Abrahams, saying she was not just an MP, but..
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In top news of the day on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the Delhi Police filed its charge sheet in the December 15 violence. JNU student Sharjeel Imam, who was..
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Pakistan will continue to remain on the "grey list" of the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force. Pakistan received support from Turkey..
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Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Tuesday backed the govt's deportation of British lawmaker Debbie Abrahams, saying she is not just an MP but a "Pakistan..
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This photograph provided by Harpreet Upal, an accompanying aide of British Member of Parliament Debbie Abrahams shows Abrahams at the Indira Gandhi International..
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Pakistan has said that it could not file an FIR against Azhar as he has gone missing from the so-called Army's custody and he is nowhere to be found.
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For the second time in three days, India hit out at Turkish President Recep Erdogan for his support to Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, as it accused him of not..
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According to intelligence sources, JeM has been instructed to carry out precise terrorist attacks across India, specifically in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).
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At least 10 people, including two police officers, have been killed in a bomb attack in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan. The attack, which took..
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A high-profile local Taliban figure who announced and justified the 2012 attack on teenage Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has escaped detention, Pakistan's..
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QUETTA, Pakistan: - At least 10 people were killed in a suicide blast that hit a police vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, officials said.
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At least 10 people were killed in a suicide blast that targeted a police vehicle in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, officials said.
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In a strongly worded statement, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said Erdogan's remarks reflected neither an understanding of history nor of the conduct of..
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Female attendees allege instances of assault and harassment during the chaos at the event in Pakistan.
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MUZAFFARABAD: Kashmiri men, women and children held a demonstration on a main thoroughfare in the capital of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Sunday to welcome..
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