Peshawar through to 3rd successive PSL final

Sports 03/15/19, 13:49

Kamran Akmal's blistering half century propelled 2017 winner Peshawar Zalmi to its third straight Pakistan Super League final with a convincing 48-run victory over defending champion Islamabad United on Friday.Peshawar will take on Quetta Gladiators on Sunday in a repeat ...

Update: Pakistan arrests key suspects in Kashmir attack

Asia & Pacific 03/05/19, 07:23

The Latest on the latest escalation between Pakistan and India (all times local):5:10 p.m.Pakistan's Interior Ministry says authorities have arrested dozens of suspects, including the brother of the leader of the outlawed Jaish-e-Mohammad group that India has blamed for the ...

Update: Pakistan hands over captured pilot to India

Asia & Pacific 03/01/19, 11:06

The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local):9 p.m.Pakistan has handed over an Indian pilot captured after his plane was shot down by the Pakistani military this week amid a dramatic confrontation between the two nuclear-armed rivals over the ...

Q&A: What’s at stake as India-Pakistan tensions rise?

Asia & Pacific 02/27/19, 05:29

Nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan face their worst tension in years over the disputed region of Kashmir, with Islamabad saying they shot down two Indian warplanes Wednesday and captured two pilots. Pakistan immediately shut down its civilian airspace in response.But ...

US envoy for Afghan peace in Pakistan after talks in Kabul

World 01/18/19, 12:28

U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Pakistan's prime minister and other officials Friday as part of efforts aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the 17-year bloody war in Afghanistan, officials said.The government released few details about Imran Khan's ...

Afghan envoy hopes 2019 to be year of peace for Afghanistan

World 01/09/19, 07:15

The Afghan president's special peace envoy expressed hope Wednesday that the war that has ravaged this country for over 17 years and cost the United States about $1 trillion will end in 2019. However, Mohammad Omer Daudzai also cautioned there won't ...

Pakistan rejects US rebuke on religious freedoms

Asia & Pacific 12/12/18, 01:22

Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a U.S. decision to add it to a list of nations that infringe on religious freedom, calling the move "unilateral and politically motivated."Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added Pakistan to the U.S. list of "countries of ...

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