ISLAMABAD Pakistani authorities released former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter from jail on Wednesday after a court suspended prison sentences they got in July over the purchase of upscale apartments in London.
ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, the foreign office said, amid speculation he may be seeking economic assistance from a staunch ally instead of another IMF bailout.
ISLAMABAD Pakistan's new government announced cuts in planned development spending and a tax increase for higher earners on Tuesday, unveiling a mini-budget aimed at shoring up an economy in danger of needing another International Monetary Fund bailout.
ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees who have lived in the country for several decades, at a time when relations between Islamabad and Kabul remain tense.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 12 Pakistan's military is using
fear and intimidation to stifle the media and undermine press
freedom even as overall violence against reporters has fallen,
the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD The Chinese government's top diplomat defended Beijing's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative during a visit to Pakistan on Saturday, rejecting criticism the project has saddled Pakistan with expensive debt.
ISLAMABAD Pakistan's new government cancelled the appointment of a renowned Princeton economist to its Economic Advisory Council, an official said on Friday, after a strong backlash against the choice of a member of the Ahmadi religious minority.
ISLAMABAD Pakistan's new government has appointed a longtime government administrator as the new chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), tasking him with improving the country's woeful tax collection rate.
(Corrects translation of Khan quote in para 20 to clarify he was referring to a struggle, not holy war)
ISLAMABAD Dialogue is the only way forward for ties between Pakistan and India, the foreign minister in Islamabad said on Monday, fuelling hopes of a thaw in relations between the arch-foes following Imran Khan's July election victory.