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Islamabad: Capital of Pakistan
Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan, and is federally administered as part of the Islamabad Capital Territory. Built as a planned city in the 1960s to replace Karachi as Pakistan's capital, Islamabad is noted for its high standards of living, safety, and abundant greenery.


Coronavirus in Pakistan: Panic buying of masks leading to shortages [Video]

Coronavirus in Pakistan: Panic buying of masks leading to shortages

On Wednesday, Pakistan detected its first two cases of the virus in the capital, Islamabad, and the largest city, Karachi.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:50Published

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Pilot killed in Pakistan Air Force F-16 crash in Islamabad

A Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed on Wednesday in a parade ground in the capital, Islamabad, killing the pilot as he was rehearsing for a Pakistan Day air show, the air force said.
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No need to involve U.S. to resolve bilateral issues, Pakistan tells Afghanistan

Any reservations Afghanistan has with Islamabad should be resolved bilaterally rather than involving the United States, Pakistan’s foreign minister said on Sunday, in reference to part of a joint..
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India at UN asks Pak leadership to stop terror funding, dismantle militant camps

India on Friday advised Pakistan's top leadership to stop terror funding and dismantle terrorist camps operating from its soil and territories under its control while decrying Islamabad's efforts to..
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Stern line on Islamabad: Ensure no terror activity in territory

In the India-US joint statement, both nations denounced any use of terrorist proxies and called on Pak to ensure no territory under its control is used to launch terror attacks. ​​​While the..
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FATF keeps Pakistan in 'Grey List'; warns of action if Islamabad fails to check terror funding

Global terror financing watchdog FATF on Friday decided to keep Pakistan in the "Grey List" and warned the country that stern action will be taken if it fails to check flow of money to terror groups..
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Pakistan to remain on international watchdog FATF's 'grey list'

Pakistan will continue to remain on the "grey list" of the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force. Pakistan received support from Turkey and Malaysia. Islamabad was being..
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Remarks will hit ties: India warns Turkey

For the second time in three days, India hit out at Turkish President Recep Erdogan for his support to Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, as it accused him of not just interfering in India’s internal..
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'Need to address illegal occupation of territories by Pakistan': India reacts to UN Secretary-General's comments

Earlier this day, UN chief António Guterres had said in Islamabad that it was important for both India and Pakistan to de-escalate "militarily and verbally" and exercise "maximum restraint"
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Questions outnumber answers for generations of refugees as Afghan peace deal nears

A short drive from the heavily secured five-star Islamabad hotel where international VIPs will discuss the future of Afghan refugees on Monday, 20-year old Ahmed Khan Younis lives in a makeshift..
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Turkey to oppose Pakistan blacklisting at anti-terrorism finance meet

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said he would help Pakistan stay off a terrorism financing blacklist at a meeting of a global finance watchdog, a move he suggested would counter "political..
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Will China's effort see Pakistan out of FATF 'Grey List'? All you need to know

At a meeting of the Financial Action Task Force held in Beijing, Islamabad submitted its compliance report and got support from the FATF current chair and its "all-weather friend" China and a few..
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Pak desperate as world has seen through its double standards: Govt

The government on Thursday hit out at Pak PM Imran Khan for raising Kashmir in Davos and said Islamabad was acting in a desperate manner that the world could see through its double standards on..
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India to ignore what Trump said on Kashmir to Imran

India is not likely to react strongly to US President Donald Trump’s remarks on Kashmir to Pakistani PM Imran Khan during their conversation in Davos even as Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mahmood..
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Pakistan has 'limited options' to respond to India's decision on J&K: US Congress think tank

Pakistan's leadership has "limited options" to respond to India's decision on J&K as many analysts view that Islamabad has "little credibility" on the issue given its long history of covertly..
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Article 370: Pakistan's use of false pretences at UN has run its course, India says

India has slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed one more time to find any support, with New Delhi asserting that Islamabad needs to..
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France notes member's request for UNSC meeting over Kashmir issue

France has taken note of a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) member's request to raise the Kashmir issue again in the council. However, the country's position remains 'unchanged' and the matter..
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India asks Pakistan to return its rake used in Samjhauta Express

India has asked Pak to return the Samjhauta Express rake lying at Wagah for the past five months, following the suspension of train services due to tense relations between the two countries after..
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Opposition resolution on CAA must have made Pak happy: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Slamming resolution of opposition parties against the Citizenship Amendment Act, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said Pakistan must be happy over the move and asserted that the new law..
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CAA, NPR and NRC unconstitutional, says oppn; 'Pak must be happy,' counters BJP

The opposition parties, led by the Congress, passed a resolution against the amended Citizenship Act and National Population Register (NPR) on Monday, calling them part of an "unconstitutional package"..
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India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

The two countries exchanged the list of nuclear installations and facilities covered under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack against Nuclear Installations between India and Pakistan, the..
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Indian lobby in US 'powerful' in countering Pak's standpoint: Imran Khan

Addressing the gathering of the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) on Saturday, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Indian lobby in the United States..
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US wants Pakistan to take immediate and irreversible action on terrorism: Jaishankar

The Trump administration has a very clear position on Pakistan and wants Islamabad to take immediate, sustained and irreversible action on reining in terror groups and to ensure that its soil is not..
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India rejects Pakistan national assembly's resolution on amended citizenship law

India on Tuesday strongly rejected a resolution adopted by Pakistan national assembly on the amended citizenship law, calling it a poorly disguised effort to divert attention from Islamabad's..
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Indian Hindu pilgrims in Pakistan for annual pilgrimage

Over 80 Hindu pilgrims from India have arrived here to take part in annual Katas Raj pilgrimage in Pakistan's Punjab province. Katas Raj is a complex of several Hindu temples connected to one another..
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Why has Pakistan indicted Hafiz Saeed, India's most wanted, now?

​​The indictment comes less than a week after Islamabad submitted a report to the Financial Action Task Force, which, in October, had kept the country on the Grey List, asking that it take more..
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US reprimands Pakistan for misusing F-16 fighter jets

US has reprimanded Pakistan for misusing US-supplied F-16 fighter jets and jeopardizing their shared security, US News reported citing official documents. According to sale conditions, Islamabad may..
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As Jadhav gives Indian envoy power of attorney to represent him, Islamabad insists on Pak representative in courts

During the consular access given to Indian side on September 2, a power of attorney was signed by Jhadav under which the Indian high commission can represent him for further legal recourse.
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India calls for effective steps agaist terrorism on SAARC's foundation day

The 19th SAARC summit was to happen in Islamabad in 2016 but was boycotted by India along with Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan after the Uri attack in Jammu and Kashmir.
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Tokyo dismisses Pak statement on India-Japan defence meeting, asks it to take resolute action on countering terrorism

Islamabad on Monday had issued a strongly worded statement on it being mentioned in India Japan 2+2 statement after the latter called on Pakistan to act on terror.
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Pak minister's claim exposes Islamabad's nefarious design behind Kartarpur Corridor: Captain Amarinder Singh

Captain Amarinder Singh also had a message of concern for Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.
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Pak minister's disclosure on Kartarpur corridor has exposed their nefarious designs: Amarinder Singh

unjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said that Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid's disclosure that Kartarpur Corridor was the brainchild of their Army Chief General Qamar Javed..
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Act against terror: India, Japan to Pakistan

India and Japan in their inaugural foreign and defence ministerial dialogue, asked Islamabad to take "resolute and irreversible" steps against terror networks operating from its soil. The two countries..
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Hand over wanted Indians living in Pakistan if serious about better ties with India: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the relationship with Pakistan remains "difficult" because it openly practices terrorism against India, and if Islamabad is serious to cooperate with New..
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No $20 service fee from Indian pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Gurdwara on Nov 9, 12: Pakistan

Islamabad has levied a service fee of US $20 on each pilgrim despite India's repeated requests to reconsider the decision.
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Widespread protests in PoK ring alarm bells for Islamabad

Protesters alleged that the crackdown has become the modus operandi of the Pakistani establishment which uses brute force to muzzle all kinds of opinions and dissents in the region. They alleged it was..
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Pakistan invites Navjot Singh Sidhu to Kartarpur corridor's inaugural ceremony

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said on Wednesday that Islamabad has decided to send an invitation to Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for the inaugural ceremony of the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor..
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India complains to world aviation body after Pakistan's rebuff to Modi

The United Nations' aviation agency has asked Pakistan for more information about an overflight request from India, it said on Tuesday, after Islamabad denied permission to Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
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Bitter exchange between India, Pakistan at NAM summit over J&K

India and Pakistan were involved in a bitter exchange on Jammu and Kashmir at the NAM summit with Islamabad calling New Delhi’s actions illegal, immoral and unethical and India, in turn, describing..
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NAM Summit: India hits out at Pakistan, calls it 'contemporary epicentre' of terrorism

Terming Pakistan as the 'contemporary epicentre' of terrorism, India on Saturday said Islamabad must decisively 'abjure terrorism' for its own and the world's good. Speaking at the Non-Aligned Movement..
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Pakistan must decisively abjure terrorism for its own good: M Venkaiah Naidu

"On the subject of terrorism, our thoughts naturally go to its contemporary epicentre - Pakistan," Naidu said, in a rare direct reference at an international forum to Islamabad which is accused by its..
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Pakistan-occupied Kashmir controlled by terrorists: Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is controlled by terrorists and sought to link it to Islamabad's strident criticism of India's decision to withdraw J&K's special..
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Onus for peace talks between India and Pakistan lies with Islamabad: US

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'Take sustained, irreversible action against terrorist groups': US to Pakistan

Islamabad needs to take constructive, sustained and irreversible steps against terrorist groups as such activities have hijacked a normal dialogue between the two nations.
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India, Pakistan sign agreement to operationalise Kartarpur Corridor

Earlier on Monday, India had said it was "constrained" to accept US $20 service fee proposed by Islamabad for using the Kartarpur corridor.
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Kartarpur Agreement signing between India, Pakistan today

Earlier on Monday, India had said it was "constrained" to accept US $20 service fee proposed by Islamabad for using the Kartarpur corridor.
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Ankara continues to face New Delhi's wrath as India issues travel adivisory on Turkey

Ankara, who has been a vocal supporter of Islamabad after the 5th of August decision of revoking special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, has miffed India who has made known its..
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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.
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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..
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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..
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'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.
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