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"It is a matter of national importance."
A faction of the Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility.
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A police officer said that apparently it was a suicide attack and the bomber targeted the police personnel.
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Punjab government's action comes amidst pressure from the Trump administration to act against terror.
Taseer was killed for supporting a Christian woman charged with blasphemy.
It is the month of October in the year 2015. Located in the suburbs of the Lahore city, the old debilitated Krishna Temple is dimly lit on Diwali, the "festival of lights." The festive mood is somehow...
Last week, I was mentally fatigued after watching two Pakistani films back-to-back. It was an excruciating night for me. However, the wounds were filled by a group of students from the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Yes, I really mean it. This remarkable group has adapted Patras Bokhari's essay Mabel Aur Mein into a 40-minute film about the intellectual rivalry between a man and woman.
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's ruling party plans to pass long-delayed legislation against "honor killings" within weeks in the wake of the high-profile murder of an outspoken social media star, the...
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A new Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) report notes that anti-state violence dipped below 2008 levels for the first time last year. This confirms Operation Zarb-e-Azb's success as a broad-range antibiotic but local law enforcement is still woefully under-resourced and far too politicized to effectively tackle militancy in urban areas. Islamabad's failure to kickstart the National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) has also drawn criticism from GHQ.
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Sunday evening in Lahore, a suicide bomber attacked a public park full of people celebrating Easter. More than 60 people were killed in the incident and hundreds injured. Soon after, Facebook activate...
LAHORE -- Pakistani authorities hunted on Monday for breakaway Taliban militants who once declared loyalty to Islamic State after the group claimed responsibility for an Easter suicide bomb targeting...
Security forces killed four militants allegedly belonging to the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group after hours of gun battle at a high-security air force base in Punjab's Pathankot near the Pakistan borde...
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said India is interested in keeping peace with its neighbours but if threatened, it will give a fitting response to attacks on its soil. The Union minister's co...
LAHORE -- Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today wore the pink turban gifted to him by his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for his granddaughter's wedding. A source at Sharif's Jati Umrah resid...