- Pakistani man arrested for burning Christian woman to...
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - A Pakistani official says police have arrested a Muslim man on charges of burning a minority Christian woman to death for ...
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:37:22 +0100.
- Two Shi'a Killed, One Wounded In Quetta 'Target' Attack
Gunmen have killed two Shi'a and wounded a third in southwestern Pakistan in the latest attack on the religious minority, officials say.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:24:40 +0000.
- Meesha Shafi: Pakistan actress says pop star Ali Zafar harassed her
Reluctant Fundamentalist actress Meesha Shafi says singer Ali Zafar sexually harassed her.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:25:48 GMT.
- Rape, Murder of Young Girl Sparks Riots in Pakistan
At least one protester was killed when a riot broke out during a protest Tuesday in Pakistani city of Karachi in response to the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. Angry protestors accused police of negligence in the case. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 17 Apr 2018 10:20:03 -0400.
- Gunman shoots at house of Pakistan Supreme Court judge
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (REUTERS) - An unknown gunman shot at a Pakistani Supreme Court judge's residence on Sunday (April 15), a provincial government spokesman said.
Straits Times. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:54:54 +0800.
- New technology tackles garment wastewater discharge
Pakistan premium denim manufacturer Artistic Fabric and Garment Industries has developed what it says is a breakthrough technology that results in zero wastewater from the dyeing and finishing of fabric.
Just Style. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:04:00 GMT.
- Pakistan supreme court hands former PM Sharif lifetime ban
Pakistan's supreme court Friday banned former prime minister Nawaz Sharif from participating in elections for life, as his embattled ruling party prepares for nationwide polls due later this year. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 13 Apr 2018 04:03:13 -0400.
- US diplomatic car kills motorcyclist in Pakistan, Ambassador summoned
Pakistan's government wants an explanation from the US Ambassador after an embassy car killed a motorcyclist after running a red light in the capital Islamabad.
Siobhan Heanue. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:59:41 +1000.
- Pakistan launches countrywide polio eradication drive
Pakistan launched a nationwide polio vaccination drive this week to try to reach 38.7 million children and eradicate the paralyzing and potentially deadly virus in one of the last countries where it is endemic. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:36:27 -0400.
- Pakistan launches new polio vaccination drive
Pakistani official says new polio vaccination drive launched across country, seeking to reach 38.7 million children
ABC News. Mon, 09 Apr 2018 05:20:30 -0400.
Facts About Pakistan
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is an Asian country, located between
India to the east, Afghanistan and Iran to the west, and China to the
north. Its capital city is Islamabad, and its largest city is
Karachi. Pakistan's currency is the Pakistan Rupee.
The primary languages used in Pakistan are Urdu and English, and in 2007,
Pakistan's estimated population was 164,742,000. Approximately 55%
of Pakistanis are Punjabi, 14% are Pashtun, 14% are Sindhi, 8% are
Mohajir, and 9% are other ethnicities.
For more news and information about Pakistan, visit the official
Pakistan government website.
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