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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 212,742,631 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 far 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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China calls 26/11 Mumbai attacks one of the 'most notorious', opposes linking terrorism 'with specific countries

China made the remark t on the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attacks, blamed on Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, in a white paper on its crackdown on militants in Xianjiang.
Firstpost - Published

India to get strategic airlift capability through US helicopters next week

India will next week induct its first modern heavy-lift helicopter, the iconic American Chinook chopper capable of transporting howitzers and troops to forward and high-altitude areas with China and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Videos for Pakistan

Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados [Video]Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados

Britain’s Prince Charles met with Lionel Richie on Tuesday, as the singer was named global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust International. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Pakistan Salutes Hero of New Zealand Mosque Shooting [Video]Pakistan Salutes Hero of New Zealand Mosque Shooting

According to Reuters, Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week’s mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspect. Mian Naeem..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Who Is The Man Who Murdered 49 In New Zealand Mosques [Video]Who Is The Man Who Murdered 49 In New Zealand Mosques

The man suspected of carrying out terrorist shootings at two New Zealand mosques was a frequent traveler. According to CNN, among other countries, the Australian spent time in Pakistan, Turkey and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims [Video]New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

'Our gun laws will change' [Video]'Our gun laws will change'

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to change the country's gun laws after telling reporters that the alleged perpetrator of the deadly attack at two mosques in Christchurch had a gun..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

State Department Warns US citizens Traveling To India [Video]State Department Warns US citizens Traveling To India

According to Business Insider, The US State Department has responded to a violent escalation in fighting along the border between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan with a travel warning that also warns..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

India-Pakistan railway: Samjhauta Express train services restored [Video]India-Pakistan railway: Samjhauta Express train services restored

A friendship train that almost derailed because of recent tensions between India and Pakistan is back on track

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published

Italian and British climber found dead on Pakistan's Italian and British climber found dead on Pakistan's "killer mountain"

Briton Tom Ballard and Italian Daniele Nardi were attempting a rare winter ascent of the 8,126-metre in the Himalayas, considered one of the hardest mountaineering feats in the world.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

Kashmir attack: Pakistan cracks down on armed groups [Video]Kashmir attack: Pakistan cracks down on armed groups

Many of these groups are popular among the poor for the services they provide.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

No Comment of the Week [Video]No Comment of the Week

From Dusseldorf's carnival floats to Indian's human chain calling for peace with Pakistan, here are some of the best no comment videos of this week.

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

Pakistan begins crackdown on groups accused of violence [Video]Pakistan begins crackdown on groups accused of violence

Islamabad insists the initiative has nothing to do with the recent standoff with India.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:16Published

Spectators cheer on camel fighting contest, despite ban [Video]Spectators cheer on camel fighting contest, despite ban

Thousands of people flocked to view a camel fighting spectacle in the Pakistani city of Layyah, despite a ban on such events

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

Pakistan Vows To Act Against Militants Operating On Its Soil As Pressure Grows [Video]Pakistan Vows To Act Against Militants Operating On Its Soil As Pressure Grows

According to a report by Reuters, on Monday, Pakistan plans to take action against militant groups operating on its soil, amid global pressure to act after a suicide bomber killed 40 Indian..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Women-led farm challenges Pakistan's patriarchal society [Video]Women-led farm challenges Pakistan's patriarchal society

After marrying into an agricultural family, Sahar Iqbal turned the family property they inherited into a farm that employs local women.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Pakistan Says It Could Have Reacted Differently To Intercepted Indian Submarine [Video]Pakistan Says It Could Have Reacted Differently To Intercepted Indian Submarine

According to a report by Business Insider, on Tuesday, the Pakistan Navy said that it had stopped an Indian submarine from entering its waters, just one week after tensions between the nuclear rivals..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Do new satellite images refute India bombing claim? [Video]Do new satellite images refute India bombing claim?

New Satellite pictures appear to refute India's claim that it destroyed a religious school linked to the armed group Jaish-e-Muhammad in Pakistan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:40Published

Flash floods in Afghanistan, Pakistan kill at least 45 people [Video]Flash floods in Afghanistan, Pakistan kill at least 45 people

At least 25 people killed in Pakistan and 20 in Afghanistan after heavy rains, flash floods and snowfall.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:21Published

Satellite image shows madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing [Video]Satellite image shows madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing

A high-resolution satellite image reviewed by Reuters shows that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Pakistan's info minister [Video]Pakistan's info minister

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Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:00Published

People in India call for peace with Pakistan [Video]People in India call for peace with Pakistan

"The people of India and Pakistan want peace, not war" - with this slogan, hundreds of people formed a human chain in India.

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

'Hero' pilot sparks moustache trend in India [Video]'Hero' pilot sparks moustache trend in India

Men in southern India's Bengaluru city are flocking to salons to get their moustache trimmed on a style inspired by Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan who was freed by Pakistan. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Flash floods kill many in Pakistan, Afghanistan [Video]Flash floods kill many in Pakistan, Afghanistan

The Afghan province of Kandahar bore the brunt of disaster caused by heavy rains that cut off tens of thousands of people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Washington Wants to Know If Pakistan Used U.S.-Built Jets to Down Indian Warplane [Video]Washington Wants to Know If Pakistan Used U.S.-Built Jets to Down Indian Warplane

According to Reuters, the United States said it was trying to find out if Pakistan used U.S.-built F-16 jets to down an Indian warplane, potentially in violation of U.S. agreements. Pakistan and India..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

 

Kartarpur Corridor: India, Pakistan hold technical talks, discuss coordinates

The technical meeting at the level of experts, including engineers and surveyors, was held at "proposed zero points" in the follow up to the decision reached on the March 14 meeting, the sources said...
IndiaTimes - Published

ED attaches 13 assets in J&K in terror funding probe against Pakistan-based terrorist Salahuddin


IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan tells China of 'deteriorating situation' in Indian Kashmir

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" and rights violations in Indian Kashmir, and called for India to look..
Reuters - Published

Kartarpur corridor: Indo-Pak technical teams meet to sort out details

Zero point is the point at which the Indian side of the corridor and the Pakistani side of the corridor will be meeting
DNA - Published

India may not have elections if Modi re-elected, may go China way: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot also said both democracy and the country were in danger under Modi, who he said would "do anything" to get back to power. People felt he could even go to war with Pakistan to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi-Islamabad tensions, CPEC to be priorities as China, Pakistan foreign ministers begin strategic dialogue at Beijing today

China on Monday said that it would like to see the easing of tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama terror attack and the issue would figure in the first strategic dialogue between..
Firstpost - Published

Russia stands with India amid Indo-Pak tension, calls Parrikar a true friend and visionary

The Russian Ambassador to India, Nikolay Kudashev recently said that Moscow is supportive of the Indians in the recent India-Pakistan tensions in the aftermath of Pulwama terror attack on February 14
DNA - Published

UAE says it played 'important role' in de-escalating India-Pakistan tension through 'words of wisdom'

The UAE on Monday said it has played an important role in reducing the recent India-Pakistan tensions by giving 'words of wisdom' to the leadership in both countries for sorting out differences in a..
Firstpost - Published

Amid criticism over detention of Uyghur Muslims, China says around 13,000 'terrorists' have been arrested in Xinjiang

China said on Monday it had arrested about 13,000 'terrorists' in a massive crackdown against militants in the volatile Uyghur Muslim-majority Xinjiang region since 2014, denying criticism that Beijing..
Firstpost - Published

China says played 'constructive role' in reducing Pakistan, India tension

BEIJING (Reuters) - China played a "constructive role" in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the nuclear-armed rivals almost came to blows last..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Jawan killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC

Three others injured during heavy shelling in Sunderbani sector of Rajouri
DNA - Published

China 'bales' out cotton farmers from Pak woes

The price of cotton seeds has also climbed up, ushering in a field day for farmers
DNA - Published

Kartarpur corridor talks 'very positive', says Pakistan

Talks between India and Pakistan on the Kartarpur corridor issue have been "very positive", said Dr Mohammad Faisal, Pakistan's foreign ministry spokesperson.
DNA - Published

Samjhauta case deferred again, to be heard on Wednesday

The Samjhauta Express train was attacked on February 18, 2007, killing 68 persons, most of them Pakistan nationals.
DNA - Published

UAE royal helped defuse India-Pak tensions: Envoy


IndiaTimes - Published

India lodges protest with Pakistan over diplomats facing harassment in Islamabad

Indian diplomats have been facing massive harassment in Islamabad and India has sent a note verbale to Pakistan. India has asked Islamabad to not only to investigate the incidence but also share the..
DNA - Published

India lodges strong protest with Pak over alleged harassment of its mission officials in Islamabad


IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistani brides appeals to Modi and Sushma for extension of her visa


IndiaTimes - Published

Played important role in reducing India-Pakistan tensions, says UAE

UAE ambassador Ahmed Al Banna clarified the UAE did not mediate between the two countries and that the aim of its efforts was to decrease the tension. He said that the UAE played an important role in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Agency used diplomatic channel for three times but no response from Pakistan, NIA tells court

Earlier on Monday, NIA counsel Rajan Malhotra submitted before court that agency used diplomatic channel for three times to get the statements recorded of 13 Pakistani witnesses before Panchkula court..
IndiaTimes - Published

India-Pakistan tensions to figure in Qureshi-Wang talks: China


IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi did what Manmohan Singh did not after 2008: Nirmala Sitharaman

"If you (Pakistan) are a victim of terrorism, why don't' you remove it? That's why Modi Ji did what Manmohan Singh Ji didn't do," said Sitharaman.
IndiaTimes - Published

Army jawan martyred, 3 others injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J-K's Rajouri

The incident occurred in Keri Battal forward area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.
DNA - Published

Soldier killed, 3 injured in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

A soldier was killed on Monday in Pakistan firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. "A soldier was killed and three others injured when Pakistan initiated unprovoked..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan salutes hero of New Zealand mosque shooting

Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week's mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspected white supremacist accused of the..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K's Rajouri

Mortar shelling and firing from small arms from across the LoC started in Sunderbani sector around 6.30 pm, prompting effective retaliation by the Indian Army, the official said. He said there was no..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan did not do a favour by returning IAF pilot: Nirmala Sitharaman


IndiaTimes - Published

New Zealand mosque terror attack: Pakistan to give national award to citizen killed trying to overpower gunman

The mosque attacks in New Zealand has shocked citizens, who are used to seeing around 50 murders a year in the entire country of 4.8 million and pride themselves on living in a secure and welcoming..
Firstpost - Published

Indo-Pak tensions: Navy says INS Vikramaditya & Nuclear submarines were deployed in Northern Arabian Sea

The Indian navy said that it had deployed its assets including INS Vikramaditya and nuclear submarines in northern Arabian sea in the last week of February amid tension between India and Pakistan..
DNA - Published

Indian warships, submarines & aircraft maintain high operational alertness to 'deter, defeat any misadventure' by Pakistan


IndiaTimes - Published

Four killed in train blast in Pakistan's resource-rich Baluchistan

Four people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan on Sunday when a bomb went off on a train track in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan, where separatist rebels have been fighting the security..
Reuters - Published

BJP flaunting surgical strike, Congress never praised itself for dividing Pakistan into two nations in 1971: Punjab Finance Minister

Manpreet on the completion of two years of Congress government in Punjab on Sunday said that “NDA government claim of destroying terror camps in Pakistan and trying to encash it for electoral gains..
IndiaTimes - Published

400 flights affected daily due to Pakistani airspace closure, Air India worst-hit

Pakistan closed its airspace after IAF strikes on a JeM terrorist camp in Balakot following a terror attack claimed by the terror outfit that killed 40 jawans in Pulwama.
DNA - Published

After 2025, Pakistan will again be part of India: RSS leader Indresh Kumar

The RSS leader said there was a need for a new law for "traitors" and "there won't be a Naseeruddin, Hamid Ansari or Sidhu."
DNA - Published

India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other: sources

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger..
Reuters - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Despite tensions, India-Pakistan to participate in joint counter-terror exercise

India and Pakistan, are both members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), and will participate in a joint counter-terror exercise, the council of regional anti-terrorist structure (RATS)..
DNA - Published

Pakistan airspace shut, Mumbai sees near-miss

Two international flights got dangerously close to each other in Mumbai's mega crowded skies on Friday afternoon.
IndiaTimes - Published

India withdraws invite to Pak scholars for Urdu conference

The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, retracted the invite sent to nine Pakistani scholars in view of the..
DNA - Published

Afghanistan summons Pakistani diplomat over PM Imran Khan's remarks

This is the second time in a month that a Pakistani diplomat has been summoned by Afghanistan.
DNA - Published

India to Pakistan: Give us Dawood to prove sincerity in war on terror

After the Pulwama attack, India has been pushing for strong action by Pakistan and its "pre-emptive" air strikes on the Jaish camp at Balakot found broad global acceptance. A senior US state department..
IndiaTimes - Published

India won't lose patience with China over Azhar

Sources said India would give China space to "resolve" certain issues with Pakistan on terror originating form the country. India and China have held quiet talks at senior levels in the past weeks...
IndiaTimes - Published

Kabul summons diplomat over remarks by Pakistan's Khan

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat on Saturday to account for remarks by Prime Minister Imran Khan speculating about a new government in Kabul following a possible peace..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Pakistan women's march organisers highlight online death threats

By Saad Sayeed ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Organisers of an International Women's Day march in Pakistan say they have had death and rape threats on social media over the event, which prompted complaints from..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Cannot trust Pakistan on Kartarpur corridor: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said Saturday he did not trust Pakistan's intent behind the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, saying their agenda was "nefarious and political" and aimed at..
DNA - Published

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, jawan injured in landmine explosion


IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan showed 'narrow' view on Kartarpur corridor during talks: Official sources


IndiaTimes - Published

Against the spirit of Kartarpur corridor, Pakistan lays down several conditions

Sources informed that when the issue of Kartarpur corridor was raised, the Pakistan government had offered a visa free access but now it has laid various conditions.
IndiaTimes - Published

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