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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Pakistani security forces killed nine Islamic State militants during an hours-long raid near Quetta in the restive southwest of the country that has been hit by..
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"We politicians are not enemies...we are not like India-Pakistan...politics should not be like India versus Pakistan, which it is unfortunately becoming...
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Health officials say more than 400 people, many of them children, have tested HIV positive in recent weeks as experts warn of a surge in infection rates across..
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Abdul Rehman Makki heads JuD's political and international affairs wing and is in charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation
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Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Bison squadron has got new patches made with “Falcon Slayers” and “AMRAAM Dodgers” embossed on them to..
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The sanctions on the officials have been put in place after a row between Pakistan and America over the deportation of dozens of Pakistanis, currently in the US,..
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The sanctions on the officials have been put in place after a row between Pakistan and America over the deportation of dozens of Pakistanis, currently in the US,..
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A Pakistani court on Tuesday granted bail to the leader of a ultra-right Islamist group arrested last year after his supporters shut down cities and threatened..
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The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested an absconding Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist from Srinagar, who was planning to go to Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK),..
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India and Pakistan could be discussing options of de-escalating tensions along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, a Pakistani media report claimed on..
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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday mocked Narendra Modi for suggesting that cloud cover helped IAF planes evade Pakistani radars during the Balakot..
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"With these air defence units deployed closer to the border, we would be able to tackle any possible aerial strike from enemy side and thwart it close to the..
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Union minister Rajnath Singh took a dim view of Pakistan PM Imran Khan's remark that a win for PM Modi in the Lok Sabha elections will revive hopes for Indo-Pak..
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