Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Five other people were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city of Peshawar as the Additional Inspector General for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Ashraf Noor, and his guard were travelling to work.

Pakistan's ruling party nominates ousted PM Sharif to lead it

Pakistan's ruling party nominates ousted PM Sharif to lead it

Nawaz Sharif resigned as prime minister in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him for not declaring a source of income. He was also forced to step down as president of PML-N.

Pakistan sends army to flooded Karachi as rains pound region

Pakistan sends army to flooded Karachi as rains pound region

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ordered Pakistani troops and paramilitary rangers to offer assistance and machinery to civilian rescue agencies to help pump water out of Karachi.

Pakistan PM wants harassment charges against Imran probed

Pakistan PM wants harassment charges against Imran probed

Pakistan's new prime minister called for an investigation into allegations that opposition leader Imran Khan harassed a woman lawmaker, charges Khan dismisses as revenge for his role in the ouster of then-premier Nawaz Sharif.

‘Interim’ Pakistan PM may stay put amid doubts over Sharif's brother

‘Interim’ Pakistan PM may stay put amid doubts over Sharif's brother

Interim Pakistani leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took control of prime ministerial duties on Thursday after a guard of honour amid growing uncertainty that the brother of ousted leader Nawaz Sharif ...

‘Registration window’ for private schools

‘Registration window’ for private schools

The Supreme Education Council (SEC) has introduced an annual “window for registration” for private schools, starting from the current academic year.