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June, 2017

  • 26 June

    Pakistan: Funerals held for fuel tanker crash victims

    Police in Pakistan are investigating why an oil tanker overturned and exploded, killing more than 150 people. The truck burst into flames on a highway near the city of Bahawalpur in Punjab province on Sunday. Many of the victims were collecting the spilled petrol when the explosion happened. Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from Bahawalpur. – Subscribe to our channel: …

May, 2017

  • 15 May

    Pakistan a hub in China’s ‘New Silk Road’

    Pakistan is a key player in China’s Belt and Road Initiative that has become known as the the “New Silk Road”. China is investing billions of dollars to transform the country’s infrastructure. Pakistan’s port city of Gwadar is set to be a vital trade link to West Asia, Africa and beyond. Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from Gwadar on how …

April, 2017

  • 4 April

    Pakistan resumes repatriation of Afghan refugees

    A government crackdown following a wave of security incidents and border fighting has led many Afghans to feel they are no longer safe in Pakistan. After years of living in Pakistan and months of delays, thousands of Afghan refugees are crossing the border and returning home under a UN repatriation scheme. Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from Peshawar. – Subscribe …

February, 2017

  • 17 February

    Pakistan: At least 75 killed in Sehwan shrine blast

    At least 75 people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide bomber struck at a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s Sindh province. The explosion happened near a shrine in southern Pakistan in the town of Sehwan where people had gathered for a Sufi ritual. Al Jazeera’s Kamal Hyder reports from the capital Islamabad. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe …

September, 2013

  • 18 September

    Turkey and Pakistan Reaffirm Ties as Prime Minister Sharif Visits Ankara

    Nawaz Sharif and Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    Turkey and Pakistan have drawn closer after a visit by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to Ankara, where he was met by his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Several agreements were signed during the high level meeting, including plans for more flights between Turkey and Pakistan as well as reciprocal assistance in combating extremism. The Turkish Minister of the Interior, Muammer …

February, 2012

  • 8 February

    Signs of Hope on Climate Change – in Unexpected Places

    Remember the heady days of 2009? The world – or at least the world’s media – was rocked by such hot topics as the death of Michael Jackson, the spread of swine flu, the Iranian elections and the new Star Trek movie; as if that wasn’t enough, there was also something called climate change that was pushing us into global …

January, 2012

  • 18 January

    Cricket: Pakistan Overtake Sorry England on Second Day of First Test in Dubai

    Pakistan have made relatively light work of England’s 192 All Out to move to 231 for 4 half way through the second day of the first test between the two nations in Dubai. On the opening day, England showed, not for the first time, their susceptibility to spinners outside of their home nation, as seven of their batsmen were dismissed …

November, 2011

  • 8 November

    Bad Weather Forecast for Gulf of Aden

    A depression moving through the Arabian Sea is forecast to reach the Gulf of Aden by 10th / 11th November 2011. The cyclonic storm will see gusts of up to 85 kmph and very rough seas near the system centre. According to forecasts from the regional specialized meteorological centre in New Delhi, the storm is expected to weaken over the …

October, 2011

  • 25 October

    Karzai Challenges Pakistan on Terrorism and Explains Ties to India

    In an interview with GEO TV the President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has expressed regret at strained relations with Pakistan, appealing for his neighbouring countrymen to aid the investigation into the death of Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani, to stop extremism and not to worry about ties between Afghanistan and India. The President defended Afghan relations with India, pointing out that Pakistan …

  • 23 October

    Eastern European Representation on UN Security Council Remains Undecided

    Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo will take their seats as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council in 2012-2013. However, the fifth seat for Eastern Europe remains unfilled as more rounds of voting are required to produce a members with a two-thirds majority of those present and voting. In the latest ninth round for regional representation, Azerbaijan garnered 113 votes …