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Pakistani PM Sharif has inaugurated a two-day China-Pakistan Economic Corridor summit in Islamabad, hailing the project as a milestone for his country. But opposition to the project is increasing amid new conflicts.
South Asia expert Michael Kugelman tells DW why the assassination of “Islamic State” leader for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, in a US drone strike will not affect the militant group’s activities in the region.
The murder of 28-year-old Samia Shahid comes less than two weeks after Qandeel Baloch was killed by her brother. Media was quick to report them as “honor killings.” We have to rethink that term, writes Gouri Sharma.
Sharif is currently on a two-day visit to Cairo, leading a Pakistani military delegation
India and Pakistan are expected to become full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a security grouping dominated by China and Russia. How important is this membership for the two countries?
Five years after the death of bin Laden, al Qaeda is being overshadowed by IS, which is expanding not only in Afghanistan and Pakistan but also in Bangladesh. DW examines the new challenges to the group in South Asia.
Facebook has apologized after a bug sent notifications to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan. Many took to social media to react to the confusing prompt from Facebook.
Iranian President Rouhani’s Pakistan visit comes at a delicate time for both Tehran and Islamabad. The neighboring countries want to improve economic ties, but the Saudi-Iranian rivalry continues to be a big impediment.
A strong earthquake has shaken Afghanistan and Pakistan, as well as northern India. Dozens have been injured across the region, although no fatalities have been reported as of yet.
Abraaj Group is a lead investor in the new deal for the application-based car service provider
In the corridors at the UN summit in New York, it is evident that everyone wants different things out of the next set of global development goals
Commenting on domestic developments can cause more frictions than positives, says Mushtaq Ali Shah
By Mohamed Alaa El-Din A recent report issued by GFK Institution ranked Egypt as having one of the highest smartphone sales in developing markets in 2015. According to the report, Egypt occupied eighth place in the list of countries that included India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Brazil, China and Indonesia. The report said Egypt’s sales of smartphones …
The diplomats represent Brazil, Panama, and Colombia, in addition to Australia, the Vatican City, the Ukraine and Cyprus.
International rights organisation FIDH welcomed the acquittal of 17 Al-Sabbagh witnesses, but say that “judicial harassment” is ongoing
Shoukry met with Pakistan’s ambassador to Cairo to voice rejection of Pakistan’s statements
UN says 364 civilians dead have died so far in conflict
Fourteen teams are participating in the 11th Cricket World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand, which began on 14 February and will continue until 29 March. The teams will play a total of 49 matches in 14 different cities. Australian playing fields will host 26 matches in seven cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, …
Attack, carried out by Taliban gunmen, leave over 125 dead
The country was ranked 13th in the new Global Terrorism Index report
AFP – Pakistani fighter jets launched air strikes early Sunday against militant hideouts in the country’s troubled northwest, killing more than 50 insurgents, the Pakistan military said. However local security officials put the death toll far higher, saying that about 150 militants died in the air strikes, which primarily targeted Uzbek fighters in a remote …