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Pakistan cuts last remaining transport link to India over Kashmir dispute

Aug 10 2019

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE Pakistan said on Saturday it had canceled a bus linking Lahore with India's capital New Delhi, the last remaining public transport link between the neighbors divided by a dispute over the Kashmir region.

Pakistan court remands opposition leader to custody on graft charges

Aug 09 2019

LAHORE Some supporters of Pakistan's largest opposition party threw punches on Friday in clashes with police as a top leader, Maryam Nawaz, was remanded to custody on corruption charges filed by a national anti-graft agency.

Pakistan opposition leader Maryam Nawaz arrested in graft probe

Aug 08 2019

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD Pakistan's anti-corruption bureau arrested opposition leader Maryam Nawaz on Thursday, the agency and a spokeswoman for her political party said, the latest high-profile detention of a member of the Sharif political dynasty.

Former Pakistani PM Abbasi arrested by anti-graft agency

Jul 18 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, prompting opposition accusations that the government was trying to silence criticism.

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Jul 17 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on Wednesday on terrorism financing charges.

Pakistani judge rejects opposition blackmail claims over ex-PM's conviction

Jul 07 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A senior Pakistani judge on Sunday denied being blackmailed into convicting ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for graft last year after the main opposition party showed secretly taped video that appeared to show him saying he was threatened over the case.

Pakistan announces terrorism finance crackdown on banned militant group

Jul 03 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities announced a crackdown on Wednesday against Hafiz Saeed, leader of the group blamed for deadly attacks on Mumbai in 2008, amid growing international pressure to act against militant groups.

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury

Jul 02 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Pakistani man kills wife, two children, six others in alleged honor killing

Jul 01 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A man shot his wife, their two children, and six of her family members on Monday and then burned the bodies when he set her family's home on fire in an alleged honor killing in central Pakistan, police said.

Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches

Jun 11 2019

LAHORE British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported.

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