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Pakistan: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.7 million people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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Violence and intimidation is wholly unacceptable: Boris Johnson on Kashmir protests on Diwali

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said "violence and intimidation anywhere is wholly unacceptable", as pro-Pakistani demonstrators plan to stage Kashmir protests outside the Indian High..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pro-independence activists attacked by Pakistani forces in PoK, emergency imposed in Muzaffarabad: Sources

A series of protests were staged on October 22 by journalists outside the Muzaffarabad Press Club in PoK against the Pakistani security forces, when the journalists were attacked by the said security..
DNA - Published

Videos for Pakistan

Pakistan's deadly river: Swat volunteer calls for gov't action [Video]Pakistan's deadly river: Swat volunteer calls for gov't action

Swat Valley residents call the Pakistani government to provide a rescue service at Swat River, one of the most popular tourist spots in Pakistan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

William and Kate in Pakistan - the highlights [Video]William and Kate in Pakistan - the highlights

A roundup of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's royal tour of Pakistan. Highlights include meeting Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Hundu Kush Mountain Range, the National Cricket Academy and the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:16Published

Pakistani medical staff strike over privatisation plans [Video]Pakistani medical staff strike over privatisation plans

Medical staff are striking in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province over a plan to privatise hospitals

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:06Published

Plane carrying Kate and William turns back amid thunderstorm [Video]Plane carrying Kate and William turns back amid thunderstorm

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been forced to reschedule the last day of their Pakistan tour after their plane got caught in a thunderstorm. William and Kate were due to fly over the Khyber..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

New MCC President Sangakkara - 'The time to grow Test cricket is now' [Video]New MCC President Sangakkara - 'The time to grow Test cricket is now'

VIDEO SHOWS: INTERVIEW WITH NEW PRESIDENT OF THE MARLEBONE CRICKET CLUB MCC KUMAR SANGAKKARA SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (OCTOBER 17, 2019) (REUTERS-ACCESS ALL) 1. (SOUNDBITE) (English) PRESIDENT OF

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Kate’s headscarf revives memories of Diana’s visit to Lahore landmark [Video]Kate’s headscarf revives memories of Diana’s visit to Lahore landmark

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made a visit to the Badshahi Mosque in scenes that brought back memories of the duke’s late mother Diana, Princess of Wales. Kate wore an emerald green..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

William and Kate enjoy a game of cricket in Pakistan [Video]William and Kate enjoy a game of cricket in Pakistan

The Duke of Cambridge showed off his sporting abilities after picking up a cricket bat during his Pakistan royal tour. William and the duchess both took turns hitting some soft balls in a game of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

William and Kate don traditional headgear on Pakistan tour [Video]William and Kate don traditional headgear on Pakistan tour

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate were treated to a traditional song and dance in a Pakistani village on Wednesday (October 16). Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published

William and Kate in Pakistan: The highlights so far [Video]William and Kate in Pakistan: The highlights so far

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have completed the third day of their tour of Pakistan. Here is a look at some of the highlights of their visit so far.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:08Published

Kate Middleton And Prince William Made History In Pakistan [Video]Kate Middleton And Prince William Made History In Pakistan

Kate Middleton and Prince William made history on Tuesday in Pakistan. The pair became the first British royal couple to wear matching traditional outfits in Pakistan. While royal women have previously..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Glamorous rickshaw transports Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Pakistan reception [Video]Glamorous rickshaw transports Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Pakistan reception

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at a reception at Pakistan's historic national monument, which is set to highlight the relationship between the UK and the Commonwealth country. The royal..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:38Published

William and Imran Khan reminisce over friendship with Diana [Video]William and Imran Khan reminisce over friendship with Diana

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met Imran Khan on the second day of their five-day royal tour of Pakistan. The Duke of Cambridge and Pakistan’s prime minister reminisced about when the ex-test..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:59Published

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin Pakistan tour with school trip [Video]Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin Pakistan tour with school trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their first full day of engagements in Pakistan by learning about education for girls. William and Kate's first stop on Tuesday was a government-run school in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for five-day visit [Video]William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for five-day visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have touched down in Pakistan, where security has been heightened to ensure the couple's safety for the five-day visit. William and Kate were greeted by Pakistan's..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

Imran Khan in Iran: Hopes to defuse Saudi tensions [Video]Imran Khan in Iran: Hopes to defuse Saudi tensions

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has met with Iran's president in Tehran.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:26Published

William and Kate going on first official tour of Pakistan [Video]William and Kate going on first official tour of Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are embarking on a royal tour of Pakistan amid political tensions and security concerns in the region. It will be the royal couple's first official visit to Pakistan..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

Kashmir under lockdown: Anger over 'unacceptable burdens' [Video]Kashmir under lockdown: Anger over 'unacceptable burdens'

Protesters chant pro-Pakistan slogans and demand an end to what they describe as Indian occupation of their territory.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published

Kate and William meet Aga Khan ahead of official visit to Pakistan [Video]Kate and William meet Aga Khan ahead of official visit to Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the Aga Khan Centre in London for a visit ahead of their trip to Pakistan. William and Kate are due to embark on a royal tour of Pakistan from October 14 to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:37Published

Pakistan PM warns of 'bloodbath' in Kashmir, India's Modi silent [Video]Pakistan PM warns of 'bloodbath' in Kashmir, India's Modi silent

At UNGA, Imran Khan accuses India of 'cruelty' in Kashmir while his Indian counterpart doesn't mention ongoing lockdown.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:27Published

Dozens killed as quake hits Pakistan-administered Kashmir [Video]Dozens killed as quake hits Pakistan-administered Kashmir

At least 25 people killed and more than 300 injured after magnitude 5.8 earthquake hits 22km north of Jhelum.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:21Published

Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude in Pakistan leaves at least 22 dead [Video]Earthquake of 5.8 magnitude in Pakistan leaves at least 22 dead

A powerful 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck northeast Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 people and injuring over 700, officials said.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

'I'll get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things": Trump [Video]'I'll get a Nobel Prize for a lot of things": Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UNGA on Monday told reporters he plans on receiving the Nobel Prize "for a lot of things... if they gave it out fairly, which they don't." Rough Cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead -White House [Video]Osama bin Laden's son Hamza is dead -White House

Hamza bin Laden, a son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and himself a notable figure in the militant group, was killed in a U.S. counter-terrorism operation, the White House said on Saturday...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

 

J&K: Indian Army destroys two missile shells fired by Pakistani forces in Poonch


IndiaTimes - Published

Al-Qaida offshoot Ansar Ghazwatul Hind wiped out from Kashmir: J&K DGP

The Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed is trying to coordinate with other groups in Kashmir to carry out attacks, J&K's police chief said on Wednesday, while announcing that the al-Qaida's offshoot, the..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Aao kabhi LoC pe...': Twitter slams Pak singer after she poses with suicide vest to threaten PM Modi

The singer took to Twitter and posted a photo wearing a suicide vest to threaten PM Modi.
DNA - Published

Pak's ISI join hands with pro-Khalistan outfits, forms new terror group KKRF to create unrest in India: Sources

As per intelligence sources, Pakistan has formed Kashmir Khalistan Referendum Front (KKRF) which also involves its ISI.
DNA - Published

'30 years of Islamic jihad, terror in Kashmir perpetrated by Pak completely overlooked by world press'-Aarti Tikoo Singh

"The 30 years of Islamic jihad and terror in Kashmir perpetrated by Pakistan has been completely ignored and overlooked by the world press," Aarti Tikoo Singh said.
DNA - Published

Pakistan requests for restraint, kills JCO


IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan must dump terror for talks with India: US


IndiaTimes - Published

Indo-Pak pact on Kartarpur corridor likely to be inked on October 24

India and Pakistan have deferred by a day the signing of an agreement to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor due to logistical issues, and the deal is now expected to be sealed on Thursday, official..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistani Islamist party vows to oust government with protests

The chief of one of Pakistan's largest religious parties announced on Tuesday a protest campaign aimed at ousting Prime Minister Imran Khan, raising the prospect of political turmoil as the government..
Reuters - Published

Centre to set up Joint Counter Operation Centre in Punjab to thwart state-sponsored terrorism by Pak

The teams operating for the Joint Counter Operation Centre includes Investigation Agency (NIA), Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Punjab Police. The operation centre was..
DNA - Published

Kartarpur Corridor: Agreement signing postponed by a day, likely to take place on Oct 24

The corridor connects the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdaspur with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan.
DNA - Published

Indian and Pakistan unlikely to sign agreement on Kartarpur corridor on Oct 23

Earlier both the sides had confirmed that the agreement would be signed on October 23. However, the sources have not confirmed the next date for the agreement signing. India had earlier said that there..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab: BSF spots three drones along Indo-Pak border

BSF personnel posted in Punjab's Hussainiwala sector have spotted three drones along the India-Pakistan border, officials said on Tuesday. Though there were reports that Border Security Force (BSF)..
IndiaTimes - Published

Signing of Kartarpur Corridor agreement between India-Pakistan unlikely tomorrow

Earlier on Monday, India said it is "constrained" to accept US $20 service fee proposed by Islamabad for using the Kartarpur corridor.
DNA - Published

Heavy Pakistan shelling in Poonch, two civilians injured

The mortar shelling from across the border started in Balakote area of Mendhar sector around 1.20 pm, prompting strong retaliation by Indian Army, the officials said. They said two civilians were..
IndiaTimes - Published

India, Pakistan set to sign pilgrim corridor pact amid Kashmir tension

India and Pakistan are set to sign an agreement on Indian pilgrims visiting a Sikh shrine in Pakistan, rare cooperation between the nuclear-armed neighbors at a time of tension that has brought..
Reuters - Published

'Pakistan's support to terror groups, extremists chief obstacle to talks with India': US

Wells also highlighted that Pakistani authorities are accountable for terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), who seek to escalate violence, terror acts across the Line..
DNA - Published

Support direct dialogue between India-Pakistan as outlined in Shimla agreement: US

The US on Tuesday said it supports a direct dialogue between India and Pakistan as outlined in the Shimla Agreement, asserting that the "chief obstacle" to talks remain Islamabad's continued support to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan's decision to stop postal services against international norms: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India on Monday slammed Pakistan’s “unilateral” decision to stop postal communications between the two countries. The country said it violated established international norms. Pakistan has not..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan firm on $20 Kartarpur fee but India agrees to pact

Pakistan refused to budge on charging Sikh pilgrims $20 to visit Kartarpur Sahib. India gave in to the demand and agreed to sign the Kartarpur Corridor agreement. The Indian concession came even as..
IndiaTimes - Published

Siachen now open to tourists: Rajnath Singh

The government declared that the forbidding Siachen Glacier-Saltoro Ridge region, which is the world’s highest and coldest battlefield between India and Pakistan, is now open for tourism. This will..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Poonch, India retaliates


IndiaTimes - Published

Maintain stability along LoC, prevent cross-border terrorism: US to India, Pakistan

Indian Army's attack on terrorist camps was in retaliation to the support provided by the Pakistani Army to push terrorists into the Indian territory.
DNA - Published

India, Pakistan gear up for Human Rights in South Asia hearing on Tuesday


IndiaTimes - Published

Kartarpur Corridor: 'Constrained' India accepts Pak's $20 fee proposal; agreement to be signed on Wednesday

After talking to an "adamant" Pakistan for weeks, India on Monday said it is "constrained" to accept US $20 service fee proposed by Islamabad for using Kartarpur corridor. The Kartarpur agreement will..
DNA - Published

'But Pakistan is Pakistan': Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Islamabad for stopping postal service

The Union Minister said that Pakistan took the decision to halt postal service from India without providing any prior notice.
DNA - Published

India says ready to sign Kartarpur corridor agreement on Oct 23, asks Pakistan to consider waiving fee on pilgrims

India on Monday said it is ready to sign an agreement with Pakistan on October 23 for the operationalisation of the Kartarpur corridor, but asked Islamabad to reconsider its demand of charging $20..
IndiaTimes - Published

Defence ministry to decide on Army's Rs 10,000 crore Akash missiles proposal for Pak, China border


IndiaTimes - Published

'Terrorist camps ko hum bilkul barbaad kar denge': J&K Governor Satya Pal Malick slams Pak, watch video

J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik on Indian Army using artillery guns to target terrorist camps in PoK: Terrorist camps ko hum bilkul barbaad kar denge,aur agar ye nahi baaz aaye to hum andar jayenge
DNA - Published

India slams Pakistan for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between nation

India on Monday slammed Pakistan for unilaterally stopping postal mail service between the two nations, saying the move was in contravention of international norms. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan is not only India's problem, it is a challenge for entire world: Ram Madhav

When asked about the relationship between India and Pakistan and scope for dialogue between the two countries, Madhav said the relationship has had its own ups and downs in the last seven decades...
IndiaTimes - Published

Will dismantle terror camps inside PoK if Pakistan doesn't mend ways: J&K governor Satya Pal Malik

J&K governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said India will dismantle terrorist infrastructures inside Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (POK) if the terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country's soil is not..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan making 'business out of faith', Harsimrat on Kartarpur service charge

"The $20 fee each charged by Pak for Kartarpur Sahib darshan is atrocious. How will a poor devotee pay this amount? Pakistan has made a business out of faith. @ImranKhan's statement that this fee will..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Kai bar poonch seedhi karne mein samay lagta hai': VK Singh lashes out at Pak over repeated ceasefire violations

Speaking after the Indian army destroyed terror camps inside Pakistan occupied Kashmir (Pok) on Sunday following repeated ceasefire violations from across the border to infiltrate terrorists inside..
DNA - Published

Army targets terror camps across LoC; 'several' terrorists, 6-10 Pak soldiers killed


IndiaTimes - Published

6-10 Pakistani soldiers killed, three terror camps destroyed: Army chief


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India, Pakistan trade barbs over deadly Kashmir clash

India and Pakistan blamed one another for cross-border shelling in the disputed Kashmir region which killed and injured soldiers and civilians on both sides and made it one of the deadliest days since..
Reuters - Published

Civilian injured in Pak shelling in J&K's Kathua, locals protest


IndiaTimes - Published

Online registration for Kartarpur pilgrimage couldn't start due to Pak demand of $20 fee

The online registration of devotees visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur could not be started on Sunday as India and Pakistan have not yet agreed upon on a number of issues, including Islamabad's..
IndiaTimes - Published

Defence experts laud India Army's action on terror camps in PoK

Hours after the Indian Army launched an artillery attack on terrorist camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir on Sunday, defence experts have lauded the move saying the Army has ensured that the terrorists..
IndiaTimes - Published

Army pounds terror camps, Pakistani posts along LoC in response to infiltration attempts


IndiaTimes - Published

J&K: Pakistan forces targeting civilian areas to inflict heavy damages

In the violations done by the Pakistan Army earlier in the day, a civilian was killed while three others were injured in the Tangdhara sector of Kupwara. Heavy shelling by the Pakistan forces in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian soldiers, Pakistani civilians among dead in Kashmir clash

India said on Sunday two soldiers and a civilian were killed in cross-border shelling with Pakistan in the disputed Kashmir region, while Islamabad said six died on its side, making it one of the..
Reuters - Published

Indian Army causes heavy damage on Pak side after 2 soldiers, 1 civilian killed in ceasefire violation

The Pakistan Army, in the unprovoked ceasefire violation, had targeted civilian areas killing one civilian and injuring three others in the area. The ceasefire violation from Pakistan Army was started..
IndiaTimes - Published

J&K: Civilian killed, two army personnel martyred in Tangdhar sector after Pakistan violates ceasefire

Further details are awaited.
DNA - Published

Pak violates ceasefire, two soldiers, civilian killed in Kupwara

Two soldiers and a civilian were killed as Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire in Tanghar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday, police said. Three civilians were also injured in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: Gujarat ATS probing Pakistan link in killing of Hindu Samaj Party leader

The investigation in the case is being done by UP police, Gujarat ATS. Also, an SIT has been formed to investigate the case.
DNA - Published

India turns up heat on Malaysia, Turkey

Turkey and Malaysia are feeling the heat of India's ire as New Delhi weighs leveraging its market and economic muscle to retaliate against the two for their public statements on Kashmir as well as..
IndiaTimes - Published

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