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Transgender activist dies after being 'denied treatment' for gun wounds in Pakistan hospital

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎12 hours ago‎
A Pakistani transgender activist who was shot and allegedly deprived of hospital treatment died of her wounds on Wednesday, the latest victim of a wave of violence against the community.
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Pact Between India, Iran To Counter China-Pakistan Alliance: Report

NDTV - ‎10 hours ago‎
A "milestone" pact on the strategic Chabahar Port in southern Iran, which will give India access to Afghanistan and Europe bypassing Pakistan, was among the agreements signed by India and Iran. Both countries also agreed to cooperate on combating ...
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Pakistan Says US Airstrike Saturday Violated 'International Law'

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 24, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD, PakistanPakistan said Tuesday the American drone strike on its soil that the U.S. believes killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was “against international law,” putting Islamabad sharply at odds with its ally.
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US adds two Pakistan-based groups to terror blacklist

Economic Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: The United States on Wednesday designated two Pakistan.based Islamist groups with links to the Taliban as global terrorist threats.
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Abbas bats for Pakistan players in IPL

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
International Cricket Council president Zaheer Abbas has said he will ask the BCCI top brass to consider having Pakistan players in the IPL again when he comes to India to watch the summit clash of the lucrative league in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Pakistan closes in on MSCI upgrade

Financial Times - ‎May 24, 2016‎
For a country so used to bad news, Pakistan has in many respects fared reasonably well in recent years. Terrorism-related deaths have fallen 74 per cent from their 2010 peak, economic growth has accelerated to a solid 4.5 per cent, inflation has fallen ...

Pakistan cannot influence Russia's strategic partnership with India- expert

Russia Beyond the Headlines - ‎22 hours ago‎
Petr Topychkanov: Russia's relations with Pakistan are rising, first of all, on the political level. It means that the number of contacts is rising and political relations are much more active than say 15 years ago.
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Pakistan ignore Ahmed Shehzad, Umar Akmal for skill camp ahead of England tour

The Indian Express - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pakistan's national selectors ignored experienced batsmen Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal while announcing a shortlist of 21 players for a skill camp prior to the tour of England this summer.

Meet the Female Motorcyclist Riding Solo Across Pakistan

Broadly - ‎5 hours ago‎
Tucking her hair into a helmet, Zenith Irfan, 21, is preparing for a motorcycle ride through the busy roads of Lahore, Pakistan, despite hostile stares and gaping mouths. Lahore's roads are lawless, crammed with donkey carts, horse carriages, and ...
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India and Pakistan to Join SCO, is Iran Next?

The Diplomat - ‎8 hours ago‎
At the SCO summit, to be held in late June in Tashkent, India and Pakistan are expected to formally join as full-fledged members of the organization.
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Pakistan decides to verify CNICs of all citizens

The News International - ‎7 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Interior Ministry has decided to carry out verification process of Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC) of all Pakistanis again, federal minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Wednesday.
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China's dream of a new Silk Road runs into hurdles at its first stop: Pakistan

Los Angeles Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
The mid-March scene in central Lahore, Pakistan's second-largest city, exemplified a growing outcry over a light-rail project that is being touted as a symbol of Pakistan's economic development and its friendship with the financier, China. The $1.6 ...
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Analysis: Is Pakistan hinting to cap missile development?

The Express Tribune - ‎17 hours ago‎
Though the eighth round of the Pakistan-US Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) Working Group hinted at unanimity of views, the devil lies in details of the acronym-studded joint statement.
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Pakistan included in count of those killed in counterterrorism operations

Stars and Stripes - ‎18 hours ago‎
Last weekend's drone strike that killed Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansour was the first acknowledged by the U.S. military in Pakistan and will be included in an upcoming White House accounting of all those killed in counterterrorism operations ...
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5 Navy Officers Sentenced to Death in Pakistan for Trying to Attack US Warship

The Diplomat - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The officers were convicted of planning and orchestrating the September 6, 2014, attack on the Karachi Naval Dockyard located at Pakistan's Arabian Sea coast. The attack was thwarted by Pakistani military personnel with purportedly two attackers killed ...
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US Didn't Warn Pakistan About Drone Strike on Taliban Chief, Revealing Rift

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 23, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD—The killing of Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour by an American drone strike in Pakistan over the weekend revealed Washington's willingness to risk a serious rift with Islamabad as it struggles to contain insurgent violence in Afghanistan.

A Hit in Pakistan; An Advance in Iraq

Wall Street Journal - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel talk about a hit in Pakistan, an advance in Iraq, an imbroglio in Israel and a good day for Ukraine.

Pakistan shares close lower; rupee steady, o/n rates fall

Reuters - ‎12 hours ago‎
The benchmark 100-share index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange closed 0.23 percent lower, or 82.92 points, at 36,499.43. "Market witnessed profit taking from the last session coupled by traditional pre-budget cautiousness of investors," said Fawad Khan, ...
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Pakistan announce 21 players for England skill camp

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎13 hours ago‎
LAHORE: Twenty one cricketers will take part in the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) skill camp for upcoming England tour, Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq said on Wednesday.
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India's bill on Kashmir map 'factually incorrect and morally unacceptable', says Pakistan

Daily News & Analysis - ‎19 hours ago‎
Seeking to internationalise the issue of India's proposed maps bill, Pakistan has said depiction of the 'disputed territory' of Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of India in the bill is in violation of UN Security Council resolutions and is ...
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