Pakistani Opposition politician, journalist critical of army arrested in overnight raids

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: In a dramatic turn of events, the government of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) arrested a senior journalist and a leader of an opposition party before dawn on Thursday on charges involving criticism of the military’s political influence. While anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan, a fierce critic of the military and the central government, was arrested […]

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Terrorism in Pakistan: Imran says govt lacked ‘understanding, interest’ when terrorism began to resurface

PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday slammed the government for blaming his party for the resurgence in terrorism in the country, saying that the incumbent setup had no “understanding nor interest” when the phenomenon had started to resurface. Imran made the remarks during a televised address where he talked about terrorism at length and the […]

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Support to IMF’s $2.9-bn bailout for Sri Lanka helps India firm up standing in island nation

India’s decision as the first bilateral lender to inform the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about its support for Sri Lanka’s debt restructuring plan to help it secure a $2.9-billion bailout package from the global lending agency has raised Delhi’s political stock significantly in the island. But it has also put its regional rival China in […]

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