August 19: The Guardian reported that Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan has condemned the attack on Salman Rushdie, describing it as “terrible” and “sad”, and saying that while the anger of the Islamic world at Rushdie’s book The Satanic Verses was understandable, it could not justify the assault. Read more I
Three children among seven injured in Peshawar blast targeting police
December 5: At least seven people including three children were injured on Tuesday in an explosion targeting police personnel took place on Peshawar’s Warsak Road, police and hospital officials said, Geo News reported.
Pakistan women register maiden series win over New Zealand
December 6: Pakistan women registered their first-ever series win against New Zealand when they beat the White Ferns by 10 runs in the second of Twenty20 International to take an unassailable lead on Tuesday, Dawn reported.