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Pakistan overturns Christian woman's blasphemy death sentence

Pakistan overturns Christian woman's blasphemy death sentence

Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday overturned the conviction of Asia Bibi, a Christian mother facing execution for blasphemy, in a landmark case which has incited deadly violence and reached as far as the Vatican.

Improved ports connectivity enhances Qatar, Pakistan trade relations

Improved ports connectivity enhances Qatar, Pakistan trade relations

The improved ports connectivity between Qatar and Pakistan will play a significant role in expanding the two countries’ trade relations, Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce Additional Secretary Javed Akbar Bhatti said.

Pakistan food exports to Qatar up 70% since blockade, says chamber official

Pakistan food exports to Qatar up 70% since blockade, says chamber official

Pakistan has recorded a 70% increase in its food exports to Qatar for the past year since the economic blockade was imposed on the country on June 5, 2017 ...

Qatar and Pakistan firms discuss boosting cooperation

Qatar and Pakistan firms discuss boosting cooperation

Qatar Chambers chairman Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani said that Qatar and Pakistan enjoy good economic and trade relations growing fast ...

Pakistan's Hafeez hits ton as Australia toil on first day

Pakistan's Hafeez hits ton as Australia toil on first day

Mohammad Hafeez marked his return to test cricket with a century as Pakistan reached 255-3 at stumps on the first day of the series-opening test match against Australia on Sunday.

Pakistan's opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by-elections

Pakistan's opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by-elections

Pakistani opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif was ordered jailed on Saturday for 10 days after being arrested in a corruption case, his lawyer said, meaning he will not be able to campaign for his party ahead of crucial by-elections next week.

Pakistan and Afghanistan players fined in Asia Cup: ICC

Pakistan and Afghanistan players fined in Asia Cup: ICC

Pakistan's paceman Hasan Ali and Afghanistan's Asghar Afghan and Rashid Khan have all been fined on Saturday for violating the players' code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said Saturday.

Pakistani PM asks India for revival of dialogue

Pakistani PM asks India for revival of dialogue

Imran Khan sent a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to a communique he received from Modi earlier this month.

Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif freed from jail on court orders

Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif freed from jail on court orders

Pakistani authorities released former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter from jail on Wednesday after a court suspended prison sentences they got in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London.

Austerity drive: Pakistan's car auction falls short

Austerity drive: Pakistan's car auction falls short

The auction on Monday raised about 200mn rupees ($1.6mn), government official Mohammad Asif told local Geo TV.

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Pakistani authorities on Wednesday temporarily released former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter from prison to attend funeral services for his wife, Kulsoom, who died of cancer the day before in London.

Arif Alvi sworn in as Pakistan's 13th president

Arif Alvi sworn in as Pakistan's 13th president

Arif Alvi, 69, replaced Mamnoon Hussain, an ally of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.