- Pakistan holds bailout talks with IMF in Qatar as economy falters
The new Pakistan government is seeking the release of more funds from a $6bn rescue programme agreed with IMF in 2019.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 20 May 2022 12:21:08 +0000.
- Pakistan's new foreign minister seeks to broaden US ties
Islamabad is seeking to repair ties that were frayed under former PM Imran Khan.
Straits Times. Fri, 20 May 2022 07:36:41 +0800.
- Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves
- Blistering heatwave sweeps South Asia as mercury in Pakistan soars to 50C
South Asia was in the grip of an extreme heatwave on Friday, with parts of Pakistan reaching a temperature of 50 degrees Celsius as officials warned of acute water shortages and a health threat.
News Wires. France 24. Fri, 13 May 2022 17:00:44 GMT.
- In South Asia, The Impacts Of School Closures May Last A Lifetime
Pandemic-related school closures have had a profound impact on children's learning & mental well-being. Children in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Bhutan share their stories.
By Unicef Usa Contributor, Unicef Usa. Forbes. Wed, 11 May 2022 09:33:05 -0400.
- Extreme heatwave hits India and Pakistan triggering fire alerts and melting pavements
Blistering heat in India and Pakistan have left people "gasping" for air and forced India to row back on a policy to reduce coal imports to stave off further power blackouts.
Sky News. Tue, 03 May 2022 07:52:00 +0100.
- India and Pakistan record-breaking heat wave up to 47C 'leaves people gasping even in the shade'
A heat wave tearing through India and Pakistan has caused temperatures to spike at 47 degrees Celsius. Pakistan's climate minister ordered disaster response teams to prepare for flash floods.
Daily Mail. Fri, 29 Apr 2022 16:02:30 +0100.
- Pakistan attack: China condemns killing of tutors in Pakistan blast
Three Chinese nationals died after a van carrying them was targeted by a female suicide bomber.
BBC News. Wed, 27 Apr 2022 04:49:16 GMT.
- Pakistan attack: Chinese tutors killed in Karachi university bombing
A van carrying the Chinese nationals was targeted by a suspected female suicide bomber.
BBC News. Tue, 26 Apr 2022 15:32:18 GMT.
- U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar meets with Pakistani leaders
U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar has met with Pakistani leaders in the first visit by a member of Congress since a new coalition government came into power in Islamabad last week after the ouster of former premier Imran Khan
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Wed, 20 Apr 2022 14:44:36 GMT.
- Days After Ouster, Imran Khan Is Back on the Trail in Pakistan
With fiery critiques of his rivals and the U.S., the former prime minister has drawn thousands to rallies across Pakistan and stoked fears of more political turmoil.
Christina Goldbaum, Salman Masood and Ihsanullah Tipu Mehsud. New York Times. Fri, 15 Apr 2022 19:40:09 +0000.
- Pakistan to Seek Deepening of 'Important' Ties With US
Pakistan's new government said Tuesday it would "constructively and positively" engage with the United States to promote "shared goals" of regional peace, security and development. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 12 Apr 2022 17:48:15 -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 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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