Pakistan

‘Muslim Game Of Thrones’ Breaks Viewing Records

The Turkish historical TV drama Dirilis Ertugrul (Ertugrul's Resurrection) has been all the rage in Pakistan since the state broadcaster began airing a dubbed version in April.

The Sewer Cleaners Of Pakistan

In Pakistan, descendants of lower-caste Hindus who converted to Christianity centuries ago still find themselves marginalized, relegated to dirty jobs and grim fates.

Doctors Are Begging Pakistan To Close Mosques Or Risk A Coronavirus Catastrophe

Pakistan’s leading doctors are begging the government to close mosques during Ramadan, fearing a catastrophic spike in coronavirus infections during the Muslim holy month.
Many daily wage workers in Pakistan are now unable to work, earn and eat (Credit: Credit: Aysha Imtiaz)

The Law Of Generosity Combatting Coronavirus In Pakistan

As Pakistan imposes greater social distancing measures to combat coronavirus, a Muslim law of generosity is helping to save those out of work.
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The Conflict In Kashmir, Explained

The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir is one of the longest running conflicts

India’s settler-colonial project in Kashmir takes a disturbing turn

Monday marked a devastating turning point in India’s long-standing occupation of Kashmir.
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How Pakistan’s Cricket Superstar Became Prime Minister

Imran Khan was sworn in as Pakistan’s new prime minister on August 18, but he is no ordinary politician.

64 Dead At Political Rallies In Pakistan

Explosions targeting political rallies have killed at least 64 people in two separate incidents in Pakistan.
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Pakistan’s City With No Water

Thousands of families living in Pakistan's richest city, Karachi, are suffering from chronic water shortages.

Dr Aafia Siddiqui Story Is A Gross Miscarriage Of Justice

Pakistani intelligence blocked a prisoner swap to release Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan

Hotter than average temperatures have killed at least 65 people in just three days in Karachi, Pakistan.

India And Pakistan Are Making Nuclear Submarines

India and Pakistan are quietly making nuclear war more likely, both countries are arming their submarines with nukes.

Suspect Arrested In Rape And Murder Case Of 8-Year Old Girl Zainab

A 23-year-old neighbor has been arrested in the brutal rape and murder case of 8-year-old Zainab.

Trump Announce Cuts In ‘Security Assistance’ For Pakistan

Donald Trump plan to cut off “security assistance” to Pakistan, after the White House warned Islamabad it would have to do more to maintain U.S. aid.

Tensions Rise Between Pakistan And U.S. After President Trump’s Tweet

Pakistan reacted angrily to President Trump's first tweet of 2018, in which he accused the country of taking billions of dollars in U.S. aid while continuing to harbor militants.

Collective Punishment In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist for many years.

Gunmen Attack Peshawar University

13 people have been killed at a university in Peshawar in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban.

Sexual Abuse Pervasive In Pakistan Islamic Schools

An AP investigation has found sexual abuse is a pervasive and longstanding problem at madrassas in Pakistan.

Brother of ousted Pakistani PM seen as successor

Pakistan's ruling party plans to appoint the brother of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as his successor to fight the 2018 general elections, local media reported on Saturday, but will first have to appoint an interim prime minister.

Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Is Toppled By Corruption Case

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stepped down as prime minister on Friday after the Supreme Court ruled that corruption allegations had disqualified him.