Senior leader of Pakistani Taliban killed in IED attack, sources say

In this file image, Omar Khalid Khorasani (C), a top Pakistan Taliban commander, gives an interview in Pakistan's Mohmand tribal region on June 2, 2011. (REUTERS)
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Updated 09 August 2022

Senior leader of Pakistani Taliban killed in IED attack, sources say

August 9: CNN reported that a senior founding leader of the Pakistani Taliban was killed Sunday night in a targeted attack, according to two sources within the group's leadership. Read more I


Pakistani PM says he should not have to beg for help after catastrophic floods

Updated 06 October 2022

Pakistani PM says he should not have to beg for help after catastrophic floods

October 6: The Guardian reported Shehbaz Sharif, the prime minister, has said Pakistan should not be forced to go out with a “begging bowl” to rich polluting nations after the floods that have devastated the country and said he would be seeking “climate justice” from the international community. Read more I 


In Washington meeting, Ishaq Dar to ask IMF to revise macroeconomic framework

Updated 06 October 2022

In Washington meeting, Ishaq Dar to ask IMF to revise macroeconomic framework

October 6: GEO News reported amid controversy over the new petrol price announced by the government which has been termed a “reckless” decision, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will travel to Washington next week and hold meetings with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), seeking to revise the macroeconomic framework. Read more I 


Collation govt agrees to thwart march on federal capital

Updated 06 October 2022

Collation govt agrees to thwart march on federal capital

October 6: SAMAA TV reported the coalition government on Wednesday unanimously decided to foil any attempts to lay siege to the federal capital – the only place where the federal government is contained with the main coalition partner not enjoying any provincial representation. Read more I 


‘Where will we go?’: Family of 10 loses home to deadly Pakistan floods

Updated 05 October 2022

‘Where will we go?’: Family of 10 loses home to deadly Pakistan floods

October 4: South China Morning Post has reported after months of devastating floods in Pakistan, a family of 10 has returned home only to find most of it in ruins. They’re not alone, as thousands of other families across the country have been left homeless and without farmland to make a living. Read more I 


Railways suffered Rs525bn losses: minister

Updated 05 October 2022

Railways suffered Rs525bn losses: minister

October 5: Business Recorder reported Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique has said that Pakistan Railways suffered Rs 525 billion losses in the wake of the worst ever flooding that drowned one-third of the country. Read more I