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Last updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:28:04 PM

Teenager 'gang raped, strangled to death' in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was killed in a southern district of Sindh province in Pakistan after reportedly being gang-raped, strangled and thrown into a water drain by two suspects, the police said on Friday.

Friday, May 13, 2016 10:02:08 PM

Afghan envoy meets Raheel Sharif to de-escalate border tension
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Kabul envoy to Islamabad Omer Zakhilwal met Pakistan Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif on Friday and agreed to resolve the border issue and resume the routine cross-border traffic, a military spokesman said.

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:18:05 PM

Pakistan's 'solar kids' start moving at night
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The Pakistani brothers known as "solar kids" because of their strange affliction that leaves them paralysed at sundown, have acquired some mobility thanks to a neurotransmission treatment.

Friday, May 13, 2016 6:54:06 PM

Sharif to leave for Turkey on Saturday
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Amid opposition protests in the National Assembly over Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's continuous absence, the Pakistan premier was on Friday set to embark on a one-day private visit to Turkey, media reported.

Friday, May 13, 2016 5:36:06 PM

Islamabad's envoy lambasts anti-Pakistan NYT editorial
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani has, responding to the New York Times editorial, said that Pakistan cannot be held responsible for the mess in Afghanistan. He termed it the result of the collective failure of the international community, it was reported on Friday.

Friday, May 13, 2016 3:58:08 PM

5.3 magnitude quake hits Pakistan
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit parts of Balochistan in Pakistan on Friday, leaving residents in panick and fear.

Friday, May 13, 2016 2:38:03 PM

'Pakistan's relations with US under stress for three months'
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz conceded that relations with the US has been under stress for the past three months because of conditions Washington had attached to the funding of F-16 fighter jets sale.

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:16:04 AM

Pakistan to hang five 'hardcore' terrorists
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani authorities approved the execution of five "hardcore terrorists" involved in a series of attacks in Karachi, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement said.

Friday, May 13, 2016 9:04:04 AM

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan said on Thursday that it has closed its border with Afghanistan "to implement border control measures".

Friday, May 13, 2016 3:04:03 AM

Border fencing escalates Pakistan-Afghanistan tension
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Tension along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border has escalated over the fencing of a two km area at the Torkham crossing which was stopped by the Afghan forces, a media report said on Thursday.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 9:28:03 PM

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