Pakistan News

    France Pakistan Decalage Horaire

  • Pakistan offers France expertise on counter-terrorism

    VALLETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday met French President Francois Hollande in the Maltese capital, Valletta, and expressed his desire to cooperate with France in counter-terrorism and intelligence sharing...

    Meeting the French President along the sidelines of 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), the premier once again condemned terrorist attacks in Paris and offered condolences over the loss of precious...

  • France hold Pakistan to 2-2 draw in HWL semi-finals

    Pakistan hopes of finishing second in Pool A were dashed by a spirited France side as the teams played out a 2-2 draw on day 8 of the Hockey World League Semi-finals in Antwerp, Belgium, on Sunday...

    Pakistan had only themselves to blame for not closing out the game, the Greenshirts missing several opportunities in front of goal...

  • France hold Pakistan to 2-2 draw

    ANTWERP: Pakistan finished third in Pool ‘A’ after they were held to a 2-2 draw by France at the World Hockey League Semi-Finals at the KHC Dragons Stadium on Sunday...

    Pakistan had only themselves to blame for not closing out the game, the Greenshirts missing several opportunities in front of goal...

  • France inflict further damage to Pakistan’s pride; Imran steps down

    KARACHI: Two days after their seeing their Olympic dreams go up in smoke, Pakistan failed to restore some pride when they went down 2-1 to France on Sunday to finish a lowly eighth at the Hockey World League Semi-finals in Antwerp...

    Pakistan went into the match against France after a 1-0 loss to Ireland on Friday which saw their hopes of finishing fifth and earning a spot at next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro come to an end... ...

  • France returns looted relics to Pakistan

    France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago...

    Customs agents at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport in 2006 intercepted a parcel from Pakistan containing 17 terracotta pots addressed to a museum in the city, claiming they were more than 100 years old...

  • France confers medals on Pakistan Army pilots who rescued climber from Nanga Parbat

    The French military on Wednesday conferred medals on the Pakistan Army Aviation pilots who rescued a French mountaineer from the Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest peak, in a daring late-night rescue mission in 2018...

    Rear Admiral Didier Malterre, commander of French Joint force in the Indian Ocean, conferred the France National Defence Bronze Medal to the brave pilots at a special awards ceremony held at the Army Museum, an...

  • UK, France agree to accept thousands of migrants

    BERLIN: Britain and France on Monday joined Germany in pledging to accept tens of thousands of refugees as Europe’s record influx of people fleeing war and misery sparked warnings that one Greek migrant chokepoint was “on the verge of explosion”...

    As EU leaders stepped up efforts to tackle the historic crisis, France said it would take 24,000 more asylum-seekers under a European plan to relocate 120,000 refugees from hard-hit...

  • Raul Castro in France on first-ever visit to Europe

    PARIS: Cuba’s President Raul Castro began an official state visit to France on Monday, his first ever to Europe, which is being seen as a key step in rebuilding his island nation’s ties with the West...

    France has led the way in welcoming Cuba back into the diplomatic fold since it restored relations last year with the United States after they were broken off for more than half a century...

  • France launches final countdown to Euro ‘16 amid terrorism fears

    PARIS: France is launching the final countdown to the European Championship finals where the star appeal of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic risks being overshadowed by fears of a terrorist attack...

    France was chosen in 2010 to host the event, that for the first time will feature 24 teams including world champions Germany and Belgium, Spain, Portugal and England also from the top 10 in the FIFA world rankings...

  • France to create 12 ‘de-radicalisation’ centres

    PARIS: France will create regional de-radicalisation centres, the prime minister said on Monday as he set out measures in response to last year’s terror attacks that killed 147 people...

    The centres covering all 12 of France’s mainland regions and Corsica will take people referred by the justice system and try to stop them being sucked into militant networks where they could mount attacks, Manuel Valls said...

  • France invokes self-defence for Syria air strikes

    PARIS: If France launches air strikes on self-styled Islamic State targets in Syria, it will follow the United States and Britain in claiming it is acting in self-defence, but experts say such action could land it in difficult legal territory...

    In a marked change of strategy, France began surveillance flights over Syria on Tuesday with a view to launching strikes on the jihadists once targets have been identified...

  • Stindl denies France, Spain held by Russia

    PARIS: Lars Stindl scored a last-gasp equaliser as world champions Germany played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with France in Cologne on Tuesday, while Spain were held by Russia in a 3-3 friendly thriller...

    France and Germany are among the favourites for next year’s World Cup in Russia, and Stindl’s injury-time effort extended Joachim Loew’s side’s unbeaten run to 21 matches...

  • More
Back to top