Gulf Times - Pakistan
Pakistan aims to sell national airline before election

Pakistan aims to sell national airline before election

Pakistan International Airlines, haemorrhaging money and losing market share, has been hit by management turmoil in recent years and a 2016 plane crash that led to 47 deaths.

Award-winning Pakistani journalist escapes kidnap attempt

Award-winning Pakistani journalist escapes kidnap attempt

Taha Siddiqui, who won France's highest journalism award the Albert Londres prize in 2014, said he was attacked by up to a dozen men en route to the airport in Rawalpindi.

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Bomb blast kills four police in Indian Kashmir

Four policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb blast set off by suspected militants in Indian Kashmir, police and reports said, marking a deadly start to the new year in the restive valley.

Pakistan summons US ambassador after Trump's angry tweet

Pakistan summons US ambassador after Trump's angry tweet

Pakistan summoned the US ambassador in protest against US President Donald Trump's angry tweet about Pakistan's ‘lies and deceit’, while Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif dismissed the outburst as a political stunt.

Pakistan grieves Benazir Bhutto, 10 years after assassination

Pakistan grieves Benazir Bhutto, 10 years after assassination

Thousands of mourners visited the shrine of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto Wednesday as the country marked 10 years since her assassination, with her killers yet to face justice.

Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

Pakistan allows wife, mother to visit Indian man sentenced to death

Pakistan allowed the wife and mother of an Indian man convicted of spying to visit him on Monday in Islamabad, eight months after he was sentenced to death by a military court.

Three Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing

Three Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir border firing

Three Indian soldiers were killed in Kashmir along the unofficial border with Pakistan Saturday, Indian police said, in the latest skirmish between the bitter rivals in the disputed Himalayan territory.

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta, killing nine

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan's Quetta, killing nine

Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56, officials said, in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the country.

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in NW Pakistan

Blast leaves six dead, eight injured in NW Pakistan

A roadside bomb killed at least six people and wounded eight others on Tuesday in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

9 killed after gunmen storm Pakistan student accommodation

9 killed after gunmen storm Pakistan student accommodation

At least nine people including five students were killed in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday when militants stormed an agriculture training centre

Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns over hardline protests

Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid resigns over hardline protests

Pakistan's law minister resigned Monday as the embattled civilian government bowed to demands from a small Islamist group whose anti-blasphemy protest in the capital ...

Pakistan capital tense as military silent on protests

Pakistan capital tense as military silent on protests

Pakistan's capital was tense Sunday after attempts to disperse anti-blasphemy protests by Islamists ended in deadly violence, as the military appeared hesitant to respond to a government call for help.