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Pakistan hackers target Afghan government personnel, says Facebook

Facebook has said that hackers from Pakistan targeted people connected to the Afghan government using the social media platform

Pakistan Parliament passes bill to allow Indian spy suspect Kulbhushan Jadhav to appeal conviction

Pakistan’s Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to give Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is on death row, the right to appeal against his conviction, in accordance with the directive of the International Court of Justice

Two policemen killed, seven injured in two attacks in northwestern Pakistan despite ceasefire

At least two policemen were killed and seven injured in northwestern Pakistan in two separate attacks that came just over a week after the government and a key militant group announced a month-long ceasefire agreement

Two police officers killed in bomb blast in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Two police officers were killed in a bomb blast on Saturday morning in Bajaur of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Mysterious virus with dengue-like symptoms creates panic in Karachi

Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, is reporting cases of mysterious fever with dengue-like symptoms but when tested for the vector-borne disease the report is coming negative

Pakistan stares at looming gas crisis, plans rationing usage

Pakistan has been staring at a shortfall in cooking gas supply in the months to come, forcing the government to work on a plan, rationing the domestic usage in residential colonies in the country, media reports claimed

In absence of consensus, Pakistan PM Imran Khan struggles to push electoral reforms

Elections in Pakistan have lately become controversial, amid frequent allegations by political parties of rigging and compromised process, putting the credibility of the elected government in question

Pakistani TV channels asked to flash new political map ahead of 9 pm bulletin

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed the country's TV channels to flash the new poilitical map of Pakistan ahead of the primetime 9 pm news bulletin

Pakistan revokes ban on hardliner Islamist group TLP involved in violent protests

Pakistan has revoked the ban on the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), a hardliner Islamist group involved in a series of violent protests, citing “larger national interests”, days after the government reached “a secret agreement” with the former on 31 October

Pakistani court acquits six in terror financing case

The Lahore High Court has acquitted six leaders of the banned Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD), a charity front of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founded by Mumbai attacks' mastermind Hafiz Saeed, in a terror-financing case

Pakistan's opposition parties to launch nationwide protests, long march against inflation

The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), a multi-party opposition alliance, has announced its decision to launch protests across the country and a long march towards Islamabad against inflation and Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government's "anti-people" policies

Higher GDP growth to hurt Pakistan's economy, says PM adviser

Gross domestic product growth of over six percent would hurt Pakistan’s economy, said Shaukat Tareen, a special adviser on finance to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan

Improve human rights condition to continue GSP plus status, EU delegation tells Pakistan

A European parliamentary delegation during its visit to Pakistan has raised concern over the situation of human rights in the country and asked it to strengthen the measures for continuing its Generalized Preferential System Plus (GSP-Plus) status under which Pakistan exports get preferential access to the European Market

Government, Pakistan Taliban to announce temporary truce: Report

The Pakistan government has reportedly reached an understanding with the banned militant group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), commonly known as the Pakistan Taliban, to announce a temporary ceasefire in a move that could pave the way for broader peace talks, ending the two-decade-long militancy in its northwestern region, reported Dawn

Pakistan's exports record 17% growth in October amid yawning trade deficit

In what is the highest increase for a month, Pakistan’s exports in October registered a growth of 17 percent, touching $2.471 billion against $2.104 billion in the same month last year