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 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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US President Donald Trump urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan to work towards reducing tension in the region over Kashmir, describing..
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Thousands of protestors from Pakistani and Khalistani groups in London clashed violently outside the Indian high commission on India's Independence day even as..
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U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the leaders of India and Pakistan on Monday, discussing prospects for improved trade ties with Washington and stressing..
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U.S. President Donald Trump talked to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday about the need to reduce tensions with India over Kashmir and avoid steps..
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Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has vast experience of dealing with issues related to Kashmir and the Line of Control (LoC)
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"Army was ready for any ground escalation by Pakistan after the Balakot operations," he said during an interaction with retiring officers here.
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Accusing India of waging "fifth-generation warfare", Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam that could..
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Accusing India of waging "fifth-generation warfare", Pakistan said on Monday New Delhi had failed to inform it about the release of water from a dam that could..
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New Delhi (Sputnik): Pakistan’s media regulatory authority has taken over operations of a Karachi-based television network for broadcasting Indian channels and..
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Pakistan's army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was handed a three-year extension on Monday as tension with neighboring India flared this month over the..
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Pakistan's efforts to link Kashmir with the US-led peace process in Afghanistan was "reckless, unwarranted and irresponsible", Kabul has asserted.
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SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Pakistan said Indian troops fired across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmir region, killing two civilians and wounding another,..
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Ruling Pakistani Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government on Sunday presented its progress report on the first anniversary of its assuming office, reviewing achievements..
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This comes after Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that PoK will be on top of the agenda if talks are held with Pakistan in future.
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A social media activist posed as a Kashmiri and told the Pakistani handle managed by ISPR that he has some photos depicting horrors inflicted on Kashmiris
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Defence Minister lays down India's hardline card
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Pakistan on Sunday said the remarks made by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's on PoK talks are "reflective of the predicament" that India finds itself in..
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Thousands are struggling to survive as the two neighbouring countries' dispute worsens over the removal of Indian-administered Kashmir's autonomy. ......
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The Afghan Taliban has said the killing of its chief Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada's brother in a blast at a mosque in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province..
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"Few days ago, prime minister of Pakistan said that India is planning to take an action bigger than Balakot. It means that Pakistan PM acknowledges what India..
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"Talks with Pakistan will be held only if it stops supporting terror. If talks are held with Pak it will now be on PoK," says Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
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Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has become the latest victim of ridicule on social media after netizens discovered that his pictures pop up when one searches..
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Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the line of control (LoC). In the exchange of fire, Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa attained martyrdom
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The financial blow came hours after Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan dialed US President Donald Trump to lobby for his demand for action against India over the..
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Beijing backs Pak to raise J&K at UNSC as world watches...
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"Blinded by the Light" tells the story of a Pakistani teen living in Britain who finds salvation in Springsteen's music
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He was replying to media's question about Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan's statement that Pakistan has 'full knowledge' that India is planning a bigger..
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The United States slashed the aid to cash-strapped Pakistan by nearly $440 million, bringing down its commitment to just $4.1 billion.
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The jawan, identified as Lance Naik Sandeep Thapa, lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera Sector of Rajouri district.
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US President Donald Trump has already asked Pakistan PM Imran Khan to resolve the issue through bilateral dialogue.
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An Army soldier was killed on Saturday as Pakistan violated ceasefire by resorting to mortar shelling and small arms firing on forwarding posts and villages..
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The aid was disbursed under Pakistan Enhanced Partnership Agreement (PEPA) 2010.
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The Indian Army is retaliating effectively.
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WASHINGTON: In another jolt to Pakistan, the United States slashed the aid to the cash-strapped nation by nearly US $440 million, bringing down its commitment to..
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After failing to censure India at United Nations Security Council, baffled Pakistan government has called a high-level meeting on Saturday to discuss its future..
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A state from White House Deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said, "The President conveyed the importance of India and Pakistan reducing tensions through..
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India's permanent envoy to United Nations, Syed Akbaruddin after the meet got over said, "Article 370 is internal matter.. these have no external ramifications."
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At the end of the closed-door meeting on Friday, China and Pakistan stood isolated as member after member refused to endorse their position.
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Nobody took responsibility of the attack in the Balochistan mosque and Pakistan officials only said that an improvised explosive device (IED) was planted inside..
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U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N...
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday discussed the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump over the phone.
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U.N. Security Council members believe India and Pakistan should refrain from taking unilateral action over the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, China's U.N...
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During a closed door meeting of the United Nations Security Council in New York on Friday, Pakistan's envoy to the UN Maleeha Lodhi said that the people of Jammu..
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Pakistan's ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi on Friday said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir may be locked up and their voices not heard in..
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Four worshippers have been killed after a powerful bomb exploded inside a mosque in Pakistan during Friday prayers. The prayer leader was among those killed in..
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Kashmir news LIVE updates: After the UNSC meeting ended in New York, Pakistan's UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi told reporters, "We stand ready for a peaceful..
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China had asked for informal closed-door UNSC consultations on how to react to Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's letter.
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The Chinese ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said on Friday that members of the Security Council generally feel India and Pakistan should both..
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We have no hidden agendas, Russian envoy to UN said.
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Defense minister Rajnath Singh said India was still “firmly committed” and “has strictly adhered to” the policy of ‘no first use’ of nuclear weapons..
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The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban sources told..
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The brother of Afghan Taliban leader Haibatullah Akhundzada was among at least four people killed in a blast on Friday at a mosque in southwest Pakistan,..
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China on Friday defended its much-criticised "vocational education camps" in the restive Xinjiang where thousands of Uighur Muslims have been kept, saying that..
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A blast at a mosque in southwest Pakistan killed four people on Friday and wounded more than 20, police said, adding the death toll could rise.
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In an exclusive video from Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), terror outfits are seen regrouping with an aim to launch 'jihad'...
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Kashmir news LIVE updates: The United Nations Security Council on Friday is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on India's action of revoking Jammu and Kashmir's..
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The United Nations Security Council on Friday is scheduled to hold a rare meeting on India's action of revoking Jammu and Kashmir's special status, which..
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It may be recalled that Qamar Mohsin Shaikh is a Pakistani national who came to India after marriage. She had been tying 'rakhi' on PM Modi's wrist for the last..
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Five people were killed in cross-border fire between India and Pakistan, officials said Thursday, amid heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals since..
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that..
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The U.N. Security Council is due to meet behind closed-doors on Friday at the request of China and Pakistan to discuss India's decision to revoke the special..
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Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted that three Pak soldiers were killed in firing along the LoC.
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Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said there have been attempts by Pakistan to push in infiltrators and these attempts have been supported by ceasefire violations.
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Pakistan said on Thursday three of its soldiers were killed in a cross-border exchange of fire in the contested Kashmir region, but India denied that five of its..
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After India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status on 5 August and announced the bifurcation of the State into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and..
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Pakistan said on Thursday three of its soldiers and five Indian troops were killed in a cross-border exchange of fire in the contested Kashmir region, one of the..
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China has submitted a formal request for 'closed consultations' at the UNSC to discuss India revoking the special status to Jammu and Kashmir
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Pakistan on Thursday violated the ceasefire in KG Sector of Nangi Tekri area.
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Thousands of people, many waving Pakistani and Kashmiri flags, protested outside the Indian High Commission in London on Thursday in support of the disputed..
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Pakistan observed a 'Black Day' on Thursday to coincide with India's Independence Day celebrations, as one of the main militant groups fighting Indian rule in..
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India has categorically told the international community that its decision on revoking Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir is an internal matter and has also asked..
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Oddly, most of Khan's close-to 40-minute address on Pakistan's Independence Day was "devoted" to attacking the BJP and the RSS, while Modi did not even mention..
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Pakistan observed a 'Black Day' on Thursday to coincide with India's Independence Day celebrations, in protest at New Delhi's decision to revoke special status..
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After India revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status on 5 August and announced the bifurcation of the State into two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and..
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The All India Tennis Association will discuss its concerns over next month's Davis Cup tie between India and Pakistan with security advisers from the..
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Following the input from the central agency, marine and border police personnel have been deployed in the area to thwart any infiltration attempt by..
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