Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif gets bail of six weeks on medical grounds

Nawaz Sharif’s counsel had pleaded bail on medical grounds for 8 weeks. 

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Pakistan: Seven arrested for alleged abduction, forced conversion of Hindu girls

Members of civil society also gathered outside the Karachi Press Club on Sunday to protest against the alleged abduction and forced conversion of two Hindu girls to Islam.

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JF-17 used to shoot down Indian aircraft, says Pakistan military

Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said the Indian jets violated the Pakistani airspace on February 26, dropping payloads without inflicting any casualties or damage to…

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Pakistani victim of Christchurch mosque attacks buried in Karachi

Syed Areeb Ahmad was one of nine Pakistani nationals murdered in the New Zealand city earlier the month, when an accused white supremacist gunman killed 50 Muslim worshippers in two mosques.

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Bill Gates urges Afghanistan and Pakistan to 'get to zero' in polio fight

In a telephone interview with Reuters, Gates was optimistic about the global plan to eradicate the paralysing viral disease but said Afghanistan's conflict and power struggles hamper progress.

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Forced conversions place Pakistani leadership, legislation under scrutiny

Two Hindu sisters were recently allegedly abducted in Sindh on Holi eve, converted to Islam and forcibly married in a dargah.

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Pakistan: Minor Hindu girls approach court, man suspected to have assisted in their wedding held

The two girls, Raveena (13) and Reena (15), were allegedly kidnapped by a group of 'influential' men from their home in Ghotki district in Sindh on the eve of Holi.

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Protestors in Pakistan demand implementation of Child Marriage Restraint Act after two girls 'forcibly' married off, converted to Islam

The protest organised by Interfaith Harmony Peace Forum of Pakistan was attended by a large number of people. 

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan orders probe into forced conversion and marriages of two teenage Hindu girls

In a Twitter post in Urdu on Sunday, Information Minister Chaudhry said that the prime minister has asked the Sindh chief minister to look into reports that the girls in question have been taken…

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Millions malnourished in Pakistan despite abundance of food

Of the 150-250 patients who come in each day, roughly one fifth are suffering from malnutrition, Dr Dilip Kumar, head of the paediatric department, tells AFP.

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Pakistan calls for peace with India as it shows off its military might in parade

The conflict between the rivals erupted last month following a suicide bomb attack claimed by a Pakistan-based militant group in the Indian party of the disputed and divided Kashmir region that…

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Pakistan, Malaysia agree to elevate their bilateral relation to strategic level 

Mahathir held talks with Khan at one-on-one and delegation level, according to a joint statement.

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Relationship very good right now, ready to meet new Pakistani leadership: Trump

The relations between Pakistan and the US nosedived after President Trump last year accused Islamabad of giving nothing to Washington but 'lies and deceit' and providing 'safe haven' to terrorists…

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Pakistan eyes $900 million investment deals during Malaysian PM's visit

Pakistan, facing an economic crisis due to depleting foreign reserves and a widening current account deficit, has been searching for investment since the government of Prime Minister Imran Khan…

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan, other political leaders extend Holi wishes

Prime minister Khan was joined by other Pakistani political leaders in wishing the minority community on Holi.

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