- ECB to decide on Pakistan matches 'in next 48 hours' after NZ abandon tour because of 'security alert'
New Zealand men's team abandon their limited-overs tour of Pakistan following a New Zealand government "security alert".
BBC News. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:45:21 GMT.
- England cricket tours of Pakistan could be off after NZ pulls out over 'security alert'
England cricket tours of Pakistan could be called off after the New Zealand team pulled out over a "security alert".
Sky News. Fri, 17 Sep 2021 12:15:00 +0100.
- Experts Say China, Pakistan Offering Support to Taliban Leaders
With the U.S. out of Afghanistan, some experts say China and Pakistan are stepping in to provide immediate support and the prospect of long-term investment for the Taliban acting government. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 16:10:00 -0400.
- Afghanistan's singers flee Taliban violence
The BBC spoke with six singers who crossed to Pakistan illegally and are now living in hiding.
BBC News. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 14:52:26 GMT.
- From Pakistan to Scotland: The many homes of my mother
My mother is her own universe and has the ability to call a new continent home.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 16 Sep 2021 09:01:35 +0000.
- Afghanistan's girl's football teams flee to Pakistan after Taliban warned against women playing
Afghanistan national junior girls' football team have escaped across border to Pakistan after being trapped in hiding, fearing for their safety. The Taliban indicated girls will face restrictions playing sport.
Daily Mail. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 16:54:01 +0100.
- Afghan female youth footballers reach Pakistan, will seek asylum
Players from Afghanistan's female youth soccer teams have arrived in Pakistan and will seek political asylum in third countries amid concern over the status of female athletes under the new Taliban government in Kabul.
News Wires. France 24. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 15:01:14 GMT.
- Pakistan forced to sustain an isolated Afghanistan: Statesman contributor
The writer says that Pakistan created an Afghan government contrary to global demands while lacking resources to support it.
Straits Times. Wed, 15 Sep 2021 11:00:00 +0800.
- Joining SCO allows Iran to increase its political clout, Iranian expert thinks
According to Hassan Beheshtipour, joining the SCO is an excellent opportunity for Tehran to deepen its interaction with Russia, China, India, Pakistan and Central Asian countries
Tass. Tue, 14 Sep 2021 19:56:08 +0300.
- Azerbaijan To Host Special Forces From Turkey, Pakistan In Drills
Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry says Baku will host joint military drills in the days ahead with troops from Turkey and Pakistan -- the first such drills involving the three countries.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 11 Sep 2021 10:11:51 +0000.
- New Taliban Leaders Face Cascading Challenges
The Taliban continued to brutally crack down on demonstrations against their rule. The new government faces an unfolding humanitarian crisis and flaring tensions on the Afghan-Pakistan border.
Matthieu Aikins, Salman Masood and Marc Santora. New York Times. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:39:46 +0000.
- The Taliban and implicit antisemitism in int'l relations - analysis
Why is it that the one Jewish-majority state is the only one that certain governments, among them Taliban, Pakistan and Malaysia, refuse to have relations with?
Jerusalem Post. Thu, 09 Sep 2021 14:47:56 GMT.
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 2020,
Pakistan's estimated population was 220,892,340. 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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