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The government has decided not to repatriate Pakistani citizens stranded in China in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Organisation, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza announced on Thursday.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Prime Minister Imran Khan acknowledged that Pakistanis are “hurting” under his government’s economic stabilisation programme, but expressed the hope that 2020 will bring growth and job opportunities for the people.
US President Donald Trump reiterated his long-standing offer to mediate the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India, during a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum assembly in Davos, Switzerland.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday stressed the need for the business community to contribute their bit to the country’s prosperity by paying their taxes.
Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasised the need to utilise digital media tools to portray the positive image of Pakistan as well as Islam, besides spreading the voice of oppressed people of India-held Kashmir across the globe.
Imran Khan made the comments after India passed a controversial citizenship requirement.
In a statement, TikTok blamed a “human moderation error” for the incident and promised to review its policies.
The organisers have added a couple of women to the line-up and changed the title after receiving backlash online.
Pakistan has stakes in any high level talks between the Taliban and the United States.
The Indian court has deprived Muslims of the disputed plot because they couldn’t show exclusive possession before 1857.
Pakistan has made many diplomatic overtures after recent moves over Kashmir by India.
Pakistan government must do more, says Amnesty.
India has been making international overtures regarding its Kashmir decisions but will see this as a sharp rebuke.
Prasad further said that Pakistan ‘without any prior notice or information has stopped sending postal department’s letter to India’.
The army chief said that the Pakistan army will fulfil its role no matter the cost.
The future King has met the current Pakistan Prime Minister when he was a boy.
Speaking in Beijing, Pakistan’s Prime Minister said that one thing he had learned from China was how the country’s leadership tackled corruption.
The PM says it is due to the marginalisation of communities.
Emergency response units are trying to determine the scale of damage.
The Indus Delta was once prosperous, today, it is home to suffering, despondency and death.
Collective action may just be what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations.
All sides in the Middle East have stepped up their rhetoric in recent days.
Pakistan has been on a diplomatic offensive against India’s moves in Kashmir.
Is the international community’s humanity dead when Muslims are being persecuted, the premier asked.
The Kashmir crisis has struck a chord with the Pakistan diaspora around the world.
War not our choice, but will fight till the end if it is imposed: Fawad Chaudhry.
Imran Khan wonders if intl community will find the moral courage to prevent ‘genocide’ in occupied Kashmir.
This is the first concrete measure by Pakistan since Kashmir was incorporated into India proper.
Possible unrest on the horizon as both sides gear up from ramification.
The prime minister denies censoring the media and described such accusations as “a joke” during a visit to Washington.
The relationship between the two leaders had been in question after the US have accused Pakistan of not doing enough on terrorism.
Dismissing sci-fi and fantasy as low-brow or trashy isn’t just a desi stance, although it might be more pronounced.
The leaders of the United States and Pakistan are due to meet later this month.
Muslim women cannot wear a head scarf to teach in Canadian schools under a new push.
Pakistan has recently received loans from the World Bank and investments from the Saudis.
The foreign ministers of both countries made the statement after a bilateral visit.
Naseem Salahuddin, an infectious disease specialist, looks at the bigger picture in Pakistan.
A analysis piece in Dawn by Supriya Sharma looks at why Indian voters chose Modi, again.
Khan said in Tehran that Pakistan has been used as a staging area for attacks in Iran.
Pakistan says that election season in India could spell violence on the India-Pakistan border.
Facebook has removed 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan because of “inauthentic behaviour” and spamming, it said on Monday.
The foreign minister informed US national security adviser John Bolton about de-escalatory measures taken by Pakistan.
Opposition, government condemn breach, say armed forces are prepared to protect the nation.
Due to an unfortunate series of events, Pakistan finds itself in a tricky position.
Pakistan will address actionable evidence if shared by Delhi, PM Khan tells India after Pulwama attack.
‘Pakistan will be a very important country in coming future,’ says Saudi crown prince.
Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua told foreign diplomats that India’s reaction to a deadly bombing in Kashmir is knee-jerk.
US backing for anti-Soviet fighters in Afghanistan may have enabled the Pakistan bomb.
Oil will play a key role in any relationship between the United States and its erstwhile Middle Eastern ally.
Imran Khan on Tuesday reaffirmed his government’s resolve to respect the Supreme Court’s judgement in the case of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman recently freed from prison after her blasphemy conviction was overturned.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday reinstated a ban on the transmission of Indian content on local television channels.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed the nation on Wednesday promising to crack down on corruption and detailing loans he secured from Saudi Arabia.
A Dawn editorial asks if Imran’s visit to Saudi Arabia is in Pakistan’s best interest.
India and Pakistan have merely scratched the surface of their bilateral trade potential, a World Bank report said.
Nawaz Sharif and his family were released from Adiala jail on Wednesday after the Islamabad High Court suspended their respective prison sentences in the Avenfield corruption case earlier in the day.
Pakistan’s navy chief said though the decision by US to suspend security assistance to Pakistan was not a favourable one, it was not a life or death situation.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says absence of an international policy against generation of blasphemous content is a “collective failure” on part of Muslim countries.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s tweeted once again invite India to dialogue and pursue peace, terming it the “best way to alleviate poverty and uplift the people of the subcontinent.
Imran Khan has created a political firestorm in Pakistan, with the country divided on how they view the leader.
Dawn takes a closer look at the comparisons between Vietnam and the US involvement in Afghanistan.
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said that he is returning to Pakistan from London to fulfil his pledge to “honour the vote.
Malala Yousafzai arrived in Pakistan on Thursday, more than five years after she survived a Taliban attack.