- Pakistan Premier Shuffles Cabinet After Finance Minister Quits Amid Financial Crisis
Umar's resignation has turned up the pressure on Prime Minister Imran Khan, who's facing growing outrage over spiraling consumer goods prices.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 04:34:14 +0000.
- Pakistan PM Khan appoints new finance ministry chief in major reshuffle
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan made a sweeping cabinet reshuffle on Thursday after only seven months in power and appointed Abdul Hafeez Shaikh as de facto finance minister to steer the country through worsening economic turmoil.
Reuters. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:38:22 -0400.
- Pakistan's finance minister quits amid criticism
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan's finance minister says he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government's handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:31:26 -0400.
- Gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan
Passengers were removed from buses travelling from Gwadar to Karachi before being shot dead, officials say.
Al Jazeera. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:20:40 GMT.
- Pakistan gives green light for day-night Adelaide Test
After missing out last summer, Cricket Australia is poised to unveil a fixture list with back-to-back pink ball Tests for 2019/20.
Andrew Wu. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:00:03 +1000.
- Pakistan shooting: At least 14 killed as gunmen storm bus in Balochistan district
Victims selectively shot after attackers checked their identities, officials say
Tom Barnes. The Independent. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:41:29 GMT.
- Gunmen attack passenger bus in Pakistan killing 14
The gunmen were reported to have been wearing border control officers' uniform
Tass. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:25:00 +0300.
- US officials seek extradition of murder suspect in Pakistan
Authorities in Michigan are attempting to have woman extradited from Pakistan to stand charges in her husband's 2002 slaying
ABC News. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:59:41 -0400.
- Archer not in England World Cup squad but picked for pre-tournament one-day games
England do not pick Jofra Archer in their preliminary 15-man World Cup squad but name him in squads for one-day games against Pakistan and Ireland.
BBC News. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:01:08 GMT.
- Pakistan dust storm leaves three people dead
Winds of up to 65 kilometres per hour (40 mph) were recorded in Karachi.
BBC News. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:47:27 GMT.
- Saab delivers radar equipment to Pakistan Air Force
Defence and security company Saab delivered three sets of radar equipment to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Nur Khan (Chaklala) on 9 April, according to the information provided by the Pakistan Import Export Trade Database. ...
Gabriel Dominguez, London. Janes 360. Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
- Pakistan releasing Christian woman long imprisoned for blasphemy
After nine years in solitary confinement for insulting Islam, Asia Bibi to be allowed to join family in Canada
Jerusalem Post. Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:38:08 GMT.
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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