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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The BJP-led NDA is in the process of preparing invites for global leaders for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, which is likely to be organised on 30 May on..
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The DRI had received a tip off about a Pakistani fishing boat 'Al Madina' delivering a consignment of narcotic drugs to suspected recipient mid-sea for further..
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The Pakistani nationals have been identified as, Muhammad Akhtar, Nasir Uddin & Nadia Anwar - all three hail from Karachi.
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Pakistan has to acknowledge that things have changed, and deal with it
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as..
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From Jonty Rhodes' flying run out against Pakistan to Chaminda Vaas' first-over hat-trick in 2003 - watch five epic Cricket World Cup moments.
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Afghanistan beat Pakistan by three wickets in a World Cup warm-up match at Bristol featuring an unbeaten 74 from Hashmatullah Shahidi.
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French climber Elisabeth Revol, who was dramatically rescued last year from Pakistan’s Mount Nanga Parbat, summited Lhotse Friday morning, a day after reaching..
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, on the landslide electoral victory for his Hindu..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi winning a second five-year term drew a mixed response from the Pakistani media, with some calling it an "emphatic mandate" based on..
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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister was in Pakistan on Friday, a critically timed visit amid a simmering crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead..
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A bomb at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday killed two worshippers and wounded 14, officials said.
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The Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi in an..
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has suspended police accused of being slow to investigate the abduction and murder of a 10-year-old girl in a case that has..
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday congratulated his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on his victory in the general elections and expressed desire to..
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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated India's Narendra Modi on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a host of..
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In a tweet, late Wednesday, Prime Minister's Advisor on Finance Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said Saudi Arabia will supply oil to Pakistan worth $3.2 billion per year on..
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was set to hold onto his seat for another 5-year term as election results showed a decisive win for his BJP party. As CBS..
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Modi campaigned as a strong leader amid heightened tension with nuclear-armed neighbor Pakistan, and it appears to have paid off big-time
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Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election..
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The Pakistan Army said in a statement that the launch was aimed at ensuring operational readiness of the Army Strategic Forces Command.
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Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election..
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HDFC faced a backlash on social media on Wednesday after it said it would take “appropriate” action against one of its employees for posting “divisive and..
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Pakistani authorities should tighten supervision of traditional cash transfer methods as part of a wider overhaul of financial sector regulation to stem outflows..
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Child's family claims officers refused to investigate after she disappeared from home
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The father of a girl in Islamabad who was abducted and killed says police did little to find her.
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday sat next to each other during the Council of Foreign..
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After American Sikh Council (ASC), the World Sikh Organziation (WSO) of Canada has also expressed concern over stripping of land around Gurdwara Darbar Sahib,..
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More than 600 people, 75% them children, have been identified as HIV positive in less than a month.
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A Pakistani boat carrying narcotic substance worth Rs 600 crore was seized by the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday after two days of relentless search of nearly 200..
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The IAF has transferred the Air Officer Commanding of the Srinagar base in the midst of a court of inquiry (CoI) probing the crash of an Mi-17 helicopter in..
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The possibility of a new Indian government or a fresh version of the old one coming back to power has ostensibly resulted in Pakistan sitting up straight. The..
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The listing of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN Security Council has been termed as a "significant..
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In Islamabad, the Pakistani foreign minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, announced the appointment of Moin ul Haque as its envoy to Delhi
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England complete a 4-0 series victory over Pakistan with a 54-run victory at Headingley.
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England complete a 4-0 series victory over Pakistan with a 54-run victory at Headingley.
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England's Adil Rashid dismisses Pakistan's Shoaib Malik with a "brilliant" return catch during the fifth ODI at Headingley.
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England captain Eoin Morgan breaks a roof tile with a huge six during the fifth and final ODI against Pakistan at Headingley.
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Fakhar Zaman takes an easy catch as England's James Vince falls for 33 during the fifth ODI against Pakistan at Headingley.
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Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Satyapal Singh suffered splinter injuries when a mortar shell exploded near him while manning a forward post at Baloni in Krishna..
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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has extended gratitude to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin..
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England's Jason Roy says his ton against Pakistan was "very emotional" after a "rough morning" in hospital with his daughter.
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Watch the highlights from Jason Roy's brilliant century as he scores 114 to guide England to a series-clinching victory over Pakistan in the fourth one-day..
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Jason Roy and Ben Stokes star as England complete a series win over Pakistan with a tense victory in fourth one-day international.
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Jason Roy and Ben Stokes star as England complete a series win over Pakistan with a tense victory in fourth one-day international.
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Singh, the minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office, said, that throughout the Lok Sabha election campaign, the Congress and its allies have been..
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Honey-trapped Indian army clerk arrested in a joint operation by the Madhya Pradesh ATS and central intelligence agency from Mhow has allegedly shared some..
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PM Modi and Amit Shah have come out strongly critical of remarks on Gandhi and his assassin Godse.
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Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a..
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