National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday cancelled the summons issued for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif's wife and daughters.
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National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday cancelled the summons issued for Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shehbaz Sharif's wife and daughters.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been "at the risk of another stroke", his daughter said on Monday.
European Union countries on Monday adopted copyright reforms championed by news publishers and the media business, but opposed by US tech giants like Facebook and Google.
Five terrorists belonging to a banned organization were arrested by the police from the city’s Taiser Town area on Monday.
Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Monday said Pakistan's enemies want the country to be placed on the "black list".
At least three people were killed and 86 others injured as an intense dust storm hit the metropolis Sunday night and continued Monday morning, dispersing sand around the city, downing trees and blowing away roofs in some areas.
The government on Monday denied reports regarding Asad Umar's removal as finance minister and any major changes in the federal cabinet and bureaucracy.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday declared Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani is qualified to become acting president.
Police have detained 17 more suspects connected to a chemical blast in eastern China last month which killed 78 and left hundreds injured, local authorities said Monday.
Rain with thunder will lash the metropolis tonight and tomorrow, the director of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said on Monday.
More than 190 million Indonesians are set to cast their ballots Wednesday in one of the world´s biggest one-day elections.
Saudi Arabia said Saturday it backed steps announced by Sudan’s transitional military council and announced an aid package to Sudan that includes wheat, petroleum products, and medicine, Saudi state news agency (SPA) said.
At least four people died and one injured as a flash flood "system" — that entered Balochistan after wreaking havoc in Iran — swept away a car Saturday evening in the Pishin district, authorities said.
US congressional Democrats on Saturday headed for a showdown with the Internal Revenue Service over President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting a new hard deadline of April 23 for the federal tax agency to hand the documents over to lawmakers.
Police in the British capital have fired gunshots to contain an attack in front of the Ukrainian embassy in London with authorities yet to determine whether terrorism had a role.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the protection of Palestinian paramedics and medical facilities in the Gaza Strip in the wake of mass protests along the fence separating the besieged coastal enclave and the Israeli-occupied territories.
Amnesty International says Saudi Arabia is making use of the death penalty to crush opposition figures, as a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against Muslim preachers, members of the press and intellectuals widens in the conservative oil-rich kingdom.
A controversial legislation enabling the UK government to jail people travelling to war-torn countries like Iraq and Syria have become effective as campaigners express deep concerns that the new laws could lead to the imprisonment of journalists and press freedom activists.
Britain's Royal Mail has confirmed suspending mail delivery services to recipient addresses in Iran, citing Washington’s sanctions against the country.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have offered to help flood victims in Iran days after welcoming US blacklisting of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which plays a central role in relief efforts.
Damascus says its air defenses have intercepted some of the Israeli missiles fired at a Syrian military base near the city of Hama, while the remaining missiles hitting the target have destroyed several buildings and injured three Syrian soldiers.
Sudanese people have remained in the streets in the capital Khartoum to push for a civilian rule after Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf resigned as the head of the ruling military council.
The Taliban militant group has announced the beginning of its spring offensive in Afghanistan despite involvement in peace talks with the United States.
Iranians have held nationwide rallies to express support for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) following US blacklisting of the popular force.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the United States has raised the risk of returning to past tensions after the collapse of his second summit with President Donald Trump, stressing that yet another meeting between the two leaders is only possible if Washington comes with the right attitude.
US President Donald Trump has warned the International Criminal Court (ICC) of "swift and vigorous response" if the Hague-based tribunal investigates Americans and Israelis for war crimes.
President Nicolas Maduro has compared Brazilian counterpart JairBolsonaro to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler for working with the US on a military coup in Venezuela.
Forces loyal to renegade field marshal Khalifa Haftar have deployed warplanes to hit Western-backed government positions in Tripoli, forcing more civilians to flee the Libyan capital.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is not guaranteed a fair trial in the United States, where he is likely to face torture and ultimately receive a death penalty, a UN torture expert has warned.
Germany’s National Security Council has reportedly approved the provision of certain weapons and arms technology to the two main aggressor regimes involved in a deadly war on Yemen, namely Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite a ban imposed earlier on arms exports to Riyadh.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has hired the services of Naeem Bukhari, advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan, to plead the cases against Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, Fawad Hassan Fawad and Ahad Cheema.
Punjab Opposition leader Hamza Shehbaz on Saturday alleged that the government and National Accountability Bureau have joined hands against him, Sharif family and his party.
President Arif Alvi on Saturday said that Pakistani armed forces were fully capable of deterring and defeating aggression across the complete spectrum of the threat.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif's wife and two daughters, sources said.
Sindh Chief Minister's Adviser on Information Murtaza Wahab on Saturday criticised the Sindh police and said the situation in the province has worsened.
Indian police said Saturday one man was killed and three injured in an attack by a mob while they were skinning a dead ox, in the latest case of so-called cow lynching.
Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital has halted heart operation after the health department failed to provide funds for repairing machines in the hospital.
Members of the Hazara community continued staging a sit-in for a second day on Saturday at Quetta's Western Bypass to demand better security measures following a blast in Hazarganji market a day earlier.
Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi on Saturday said that the government will fully implement the National Action Plan (NAP) and no terrorist will be spared no matter which organisation they belong to.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Iran on April 21, sources said on Saturday.
Scotland Yard has confirmed that Pakistani emerging markets business magnate Arif Naqvi was arrested at Heathrow airport on the request of American authorities over “alleged fraud” following recommendations by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Saturday said 3,000 judges announced verdicts on 3.4 million cases last year in the country.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Aleem Khan should be granted bail if those who looted billions and caused losses to the national exchequer can have their bails approved easily.
When the UN crowned Finland the world´s happiest nation last month for the second year running, there were still quite a few eyebrows raised. How could this Nordic country, better known for its harsh weather and high suicide rate, be the world´s happiest?
The head of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Hindu nationalist party took his invective against illegal Muslim immigrants to a new level this week as the general election kicked off, promising to throw them into the Bay of Bengal.
Britain´s high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday on the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of colonial rule for which London is still to apologise.
Six women were killed in a flash flood in South Waziristan’s Toi Khullah district on Saturday.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday will announce a decision on a petition seeking the disqualification of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan's (SECP) Policy Board has granted approval for significant measures in simplifying the regulatory requirements for ease of doing business and promoting the overall growth of the capital market.
Twenty people were killed and dozens injured in a blast that ripped through Quetta's Hazarganji sabzi mandi on Friday morning, authorities said.
The Taliban have banned the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) from operating in Afghanistan, citing “suspicious” activity.
A Syrian official says Damascus reserves the right to re-establish control over the Golan Heights, which the Israeli regime has been occupying for more than half a century, stating that a military option to regain the area could not be ruled out.
Iran's foreign minister has taken to task the countries which first created Takfiri terror groups like Daesh to set the stage for waging wars under the pretext of fighting them, saying the blacklisting of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) by the US will not help those states revive the terror groups of their own making.
Iran has greeted with optimism reports that Egypt has refused to join a US-led initiative for formation of a NATO-like Arab alliance primarily focusing on opposing the Islamic Republic.
In a veiled warning to the US, President Barham Salih of Iraq says his country's soil will not be a "starting point" for any action against its neighbors, two days after Washington blacklisted an elite Iranian military force, which greatly contributed to the collapse of the Takfiri Daesh terror group in the Arab country.
After the US’s recent blacklisting of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the head of the country’s top arbitration body says the Islamic Republic has proportionate responses in store if enemies choose to take any action on the ground.
The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement has censured the United States for designating Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, stating that the move is a concrete proof that Washington has miserably failed in its plots in the Middle East.
Tens of millions of Indians joined nationwide queues Thursday to give their verdict on nationalist prime minister Narendra Modi as the world´s biggest election started amid deadly clashes.
Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar on Thursday said that the ones, who were raising ruckus, would not be given an NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance).
After the discovery of 'benami' properties and fake bank accounts across the country, a curious case has now surfaced of a 'benami' car registered in the name of a poor man who does not even own a bicycle.
Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday that Sharif family members fall ill when they are jailed, but leave for London upon release.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM's office in Islamabad.
The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has filed an application against the Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir was ousted by the army on Thursday, brought down by months of anti-government protests against his three decades of iron-fisted rule.
Pakistan has handed over further questions to the India High Commissioner on the Pulwama dossier, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal told reporters during Thursday’s news briefing.
Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar appeared before the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday, as it heard a notice issued to Advocate General of Punjab Ahmad Awais for contempt of court over his conduct during an announcement of an interim order on the joint investigation team formed to hold a fresh probe into the 2014 Model Town incident.
Three children lost their lives in Thar during the last 24 hours, sources from the Sindh Department of Health informed on Thursday.
Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday after seven years in Ecuador's embassy in London, where he has been holed up since 2012, UK police said.
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday suspended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbasi's life sentence in ephedrine quota case and ordered his release.
Defence Minister of Tajikistan General Sherali Mirzo called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters on Thursday, a press release issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations said.
The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Thursday moved the National Accountability Bureau against former chief minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervaiz Khattak over the long delay in Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said he "fully endorses the demand that the British empire apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and Bengal famine."
Pakistan’s exports dipped by 11.13 percent on a year-on-year basis in March 2019, flattening at $17 billion in the first nine months of this fiscal year despite devaluation of the Pakistani rupee and the government’s incentives to the export sector.
The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Thursday foiled a major terror bid in the metropolis and arrested a wanted member of the banned terror outfit Jundullah.
A delegation of Pakistani officials led by Finance Minister Asad Umar held meetings with high-level officials of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington on Wednesday on the sidelines of the annual Spring Meetings.
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday, while hearing a petition filed by two Ghotki sisters who were allegedly forcibly converted from Hinduism and married to Muslim men, granted them permission to stay with their husbands.
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Thursday traced transactions worth Rs360 million through a ‘benami’ account in Karachi.
Commander of Turkish Air Force General Hasan Kucukakyuz on Thursday said Turkey will stand by Pakistan "through thick and thin".
A complete shutdown is being observed in Indian occupied Kashmir on Thursday against the first phase of Indian election as well as brutal measures against the Kashmiri people and their leadership.
An oil tanker crashed and burst into flames early Wednesday morning on Gul Bai Flyover in Karachi's Sher Shah Colony, engulfing a part of the bridge in thick black smoke as fire brigades worked to extinguish the blaze.
Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the Naya Pakistan Housing Authority on April 17 in Islamabad.
Iran says Washington’s designation of its Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization” runs counter to international norms, and stems from the US and the Israeli regime’s anger over the elite military force’s power and success in foiling their plots in the region.
Amnesty International says it is joining a fresh legal fight to end Britain’s weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, as the kingdom continues to kill Yemeni women and children in its years-long war against the impoverished southern neighbor.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the recent decision by the United States to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a “foreign terrorist organization” is rooted in America’s “rancor” against the force, which has been on the forefront of the fight against enemies.
President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party (AKP) will demand a new vote in Istanbul, a senior party official said on Tuesday after its bid was rejected for a citywide recount of March 31 election results that appeared to hand the party defeat.
The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued 2,200 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in the annual Baisakhi celebrations from April 12 to 21 this year.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa observed on Tuesday that the state has failed to provide free education and compels its citizen to send children to private institutes.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was acting on the "cry foul" policy to divert attention from its incompetence.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday accused the United States of being the real "leader of world terrorism", hitting back after Washington blacklisted Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organisation.
An Australian teenager lauded worldwide for egging a far-right senator who made offensive comments about the Christchurch mosque attacks was let off with a police caution for the incident Tuesday.
Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa met Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday, the military's media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should have the same access to government records as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Additional Director General Basharat Mehmood Shehzad told the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Thai police have arrested and charged a garbage collector over the rape and murder of a German tourist on holiday, authorities said Tuesday.
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan recommending three names each for the vacant posts of the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) from Balochistan and Sindh.
Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman met with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz founder Nawaz Sharif at the latter’s Jati Umra residence on Tuesday.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday questioned where loans taken during the tenure of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) went.
German Ambassador to Pakistan Martin Kobler who won the hearts of the Pakistani nation, one tweet at a time, said he is leaving the country with a sad heart but will be back in the country as an ordinary tourist.
Two former senior leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and confidantes of its founder, Altaf Hussain, have indicated to spill beans on the assassination of Dr Imran Farooq.