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PML-N chief says time for political leadership and state institutions to join
Talking to media after a meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari, the PML-N chief said it is time for the political leadership and state institutions to join hands to overcome the challenges being faced by the country.
7 hrs ago
Afghan president Hamid Karzai hands India weapons 'wish list'
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14 hrs ago
The Washington Post
The Persian Puzzle ," were hamstringing the government to block a president they saw as betraying the country's founding principles.
18 hrs ago
Chinese PM arrives in Islamabad amid warm welcome
His plane landed on Islamabad's Noor Khan airbase where he was given warm welcome with 21-gun salute.
Mon May 20, 2013
Iranian internet heavily censored in lead up to elections
Iran's internet is being stifled in the lead up to the national elections. This is the screen that appears when Iranian internet users try to visit websites blocked by the government.
Sat May 18, 2013
SECP registers 327 new companies
ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan registered 327 new limited liability companies during April this year, raising the corporate portfolio to 62,203 companies.
Qatar Airways announces expansion on three continents
Qatar Airways today announced route expansion on three continents together with a huge increase in capacity in Pakistan as part of the Doha-based carrier's continued aggressive growth strategy.
Fri May 17, 2013
PPP members grill party leadership
LAHORE A majority view in PPP's Punjab Executive Committee meeting on Friday was that BISP funds if spent to generate electricity could have averted party's defeat in the recent elections.
Real Clear Politics
The Next War: Six Global Hotspots to Watch
While the Middle East has a powerful claim on the world's attention , the world has no shortage of potentially explosive hotspots.
Pakistan may face international travel ban following measles outbreak
Islamabad, May 16 : Pakistan may face an international travel ban, including a possible ban on Hajj travel by Saudi Arabia, due to its failure to control a measles outbreak.
Thu May 16, 2013
Chinese PM to address Senate on 23rd
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will address the sitting of the Upper House of Parliament on 23rd of this month after his joint meeting with Senate Chairman Nayyer Hussain Bokhari and National Assembly Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza, the Senate Secretariat said on Thursday.
Mail & Guardian
Pakistan elections: Will this tale have a happy ending?
Can't Pakistani voters tell the difference between a world-famous, charismatic leader and a mere politician who refers to himself in the third person? Supporters of Nawaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League-N party celebrate their party's victory in the parliamentary elections.
Wed May 15, 2013
University City Review
The World on YouTube: The Penn Museum's channel surpasses one million views
With 887 videos and growing, the Penn Museum's YouTube channel offers a trip back in time and around the world-and the diverse, eclectic channel, which premiered in May 2008, is drawing an international viewership, recently surpassing the 1,000,000 video views mark.
US wants to strengthen ties with Pakistan: Obama
ISLAMABAD: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that the United States wants to further strengthen friendly and trade relations with Pakistan, radio Pakistan reported.
Peter Carapetian's 'IRAN: Soul Of An Ancient Land' -...
Tripod Studio Gallery, has teamed with award-winning photographer, Peter Carapetian, to restore and release 63 rare photographs of Iran.
Tue May 14, 2013
A Persian night in old Siam
Ayutthaya, Siam's former capital, opts for all things Persian this week, showcasing cultural shows and display of Iranian art and handicrafts, as part of the "From Persia to Thailand" festival.
Live! Russia vows to expel 'Us Cia agent' from Moscow
Russia has ordered the expulsion of an alleged American CIA agent working undercover at the US embassy who was discovered with a large stash of money trying to recruit a Russian agent.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Watch: Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions - Novel (New) Coronavirus in the Arabian Peninsula
As of May 2013, a total of 34 people in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, the United Kingdom , the United Arab Emirates, and France were confirmed to have respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus.
Shahbaz asks people to put aside differences
LAHORE: Former Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif on Monday appealed to the people to set aside election related differences and work for a progressive and self-reliant Pakistan.
179,210 pilgrims to perform Hajj this year ...
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Religious Affairs inaugurated Information Technology centre for the facilitation of Hajj pilgrims here the other day as 179,210 pilgrims will proceed to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan to perform Hajj this year.