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  • New strategy not a move to isolate Pakistan: US, Nato

    WASHINGTON: The United States and Nato have jointly urged Pakistan not to see the new US strategy for South Asia as a move to isolate it...

    And this region includes both Pakistan and India,” said Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg when asked if the new strategy could persuade Pakis­tan to move further away from the United States-led alliance in Afghanistan...

  • Pakistan mulling response to ICJ move, says Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Wednesday that Islamabad was still reviewing India’s position on Pakistan’s decision to execute Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav...

    Talking to reporters after an event in the capital, he said India had approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Jadhav’s execution, and that Pakistan was in the process of reviewing its stand, after which a...

  • Pakistan, England move up in ICC T20 rankings

    DUBAI: England and Pakistan were the biggest gainers in the ICC’s annual Twenty20 International rankings update, climbing to second and third place respectively...

    England gained seven points and climbed up three places on the table to second, while Pakistan, who were ranked seventh last year, climbed to third place after gaining five points...

  • Pakistan stars move up in Test rankings after Galle win

    A career best bowling performance by Yasir Shah inspired Pakistan to a 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first Test which concluded in Galle on Sunday...

    The 29-year-old leg-spinner, playing in what was only his eighth Test, claimed match figures of 9/155 to move up six places to 14th in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers as Misbah-ul-Haq’s men produced a fine all-round display over Angelo Mathews’ side...

  • Lakhvi release: China blocks India move seeking action against Pakistan

    UNITED NATIONS: China blocked India's move in the United Nations calling for action against Pakistan over the release of alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, said a report published on The Times of India...

    As the UN sanctions committee met at India's request, a clarification was to be sought from Pakistan over Lakhvi's release, but China blocked the move on grounds that India did not provide adequate...

  • Applications seeking petition against Move on Pakistan chief registered in Faisalabad

    FAISALABAD: Two applications were registered in Kotwali police station here on Thursday, asking for a petition to be filed against Move on Pakistan Chairperson Mohammad Kamran...

    Ali Hashmi, the central chief organiser of the party, told Dawn that the goal of their campaign was to suggest to COAS that after imposing martial law a government of technocrats should be made in Pakistan and Gen Raheel should himself supervise it...

  • Move On Pakistan leaders go to court for protective bail

    After the prime minister’s return from the UK, where he stayed for 48 days to recuperate after cardiac surgery, Move On Pakistan has put up banners inviting the COAS to take over the government...

    The banners were put up in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Hyderabad and other places by the Move On Pakistan party, and while previously the party was urging the army chief to reconsider his plans to...

  • US national tells FIA he wanted to move to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) is in the process of quizzing blacklisted US national Matthew Craig Barrett, who has claimed that he had come back to Pakistan to explore the possibility of permanently moving here...

    A case has been registered against Barrett under the Foreigners Act and the Pakistan Customs Act...

  • PPP will resist move to privatise PIA, Pakistan Steel: Bilawal

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Monday pledged to accomplish the mission of making Pakistan a welfare state and announced that he would resist all moves aimed at privatising Pakistan Steel and Pakistan International Airline...

    In his 30-minute speech, Mr Bhutto-Zardari said Pakistan needed a new approach, courage and enthusiasm which only the youth could provide...

  • Move On Pakistan party chairman arrested in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Move On Pakistan party, Muhammad Kamran, was arrested from a rest house in Islamabad's Aabpara area, police sources confirmed...

    A little-known political party, Move On Pakistan put up banners in 13 cities across the country earlier this month with its leaders urging Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif to impose martial law and form a government of technocrats...

  • In 'mithai diplomacy' move, Pakistan Rangers gift sweets to Indian BSF on Holi

    SAMBA: Pakistan Rangers in an exchange of customary greetings gifted sweets to Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) in Indian-held Kashmir's Samba sector on the occasion of Holi on Thursday, Times of India reported...

    The move comes just a day after the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah border on the eve of Pakistan Day celebrations, when Rangers Deputy Director General Brigadier Zahid Hussain gifted sweets to his Indian...

  • Pakistan to expel Indian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

    The Foreign Secretary on Thursday summoned the Indian High Commissioner today and conveyed the decision of the Government of Pakistan to declare Surjeet Singh, an official of the Indian High Commission, as persona non grata, said a statement released by the Foreign Office...

    “The Indian High Commission has been asked to make urgent necessary arrangements for Surjeet Singh and his family to leave Pakistan by October 29, 2016...

  • Pakistan ready to confront any reckless move by its enemies: PM Nawaz

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, during an inspection of military exercises showcasing combat-readiness of the armed forces on Wednesday, warned that any efforts to harm Pakistan's national security will be met with a "befitting response"...

    PM Nawaz and Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif inspected the military exercises conducted by the Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force at Khairpur Tamewali near Bahawalpur, just days after seven...

  • Pak-Turk school staffers move IHC against orders to leave Pakistan

    The management of Pak-Turk Schools on Wednesday moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the interior ministry's orders directing school staffers to leave Pakistan by Nov 20...

    In his petition, Alamgir Khan, chairman of the educational network, pleaded with the court to set aside the interior ministry's orders and grant permission to employees of the network to stay in Pakistan till completion of the ongoing educational session by...

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