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Local police officer Khalid Iqbal says the two officers were attacked on Friday as they headed to the town of Swabi on a motorcycle to protect the polio workers.
Iftikhar Chaudhry, chief justice of the Pakistan Supreme Court, retired on Wednesday and was replaced by Tassaduq Hussain Jillani on Thursday .
How have events of the past year - namely the U.S. government shutdown, the NSA spying eruption and the conflict in Syria - helped shape the world's view of America? Associated Press reporters asked that question of people across the world.
Villagers in northwest Pakistan are refusing to administer polio drops to their children until the central government ensures electricity supplies for their area.
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/12-Dec-2013/pakistan-denies-u-s-hagel-has-threatened-aid-suspension For news details Read on : Pakistan denies U.S. Hagel has threatened aid suspension Pakistan on Thursday rejected American media reports that U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has threatened suspension of millions of ... (more)
Staff Report KARACHI: Obesity is an emerging challenge and a serious health problem worldwide; it is associated with many chronic diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disorders and certain cancers.
A great response from Lahoris rocked the beginning episodes of 'Pakistan Idol'. Lahore once again proved itself in the 'Pakistan Idol' auditions with amazing energy and beautiful voices.
The Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan has ruled that death is the only punishment for blasphemy and ordered the removal of an option for life imprisonment that had been permitted under Pakistani law, the Lahore-based Pakistan Today reported.
Close aides to the main lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden has fled Pakistan after receiving death threats from militants.
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim Hazara women participate in a hunger strike to protest a bombing in Pakistan targeting Shi'a that killed 89 people in February.
About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite a narrowing pay gap and steady employment gains for women at higher levels of... About 75 percent of young women believe the U.S. needs to do more to bring about equality in the workplace, a new study finds, despite ... (more)
In this file photo taken Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, a Pakistani child suffering from the mosquito-borne disease, dengue fever, lies in a bed, next to his mother, covered with a net at an isolation ward of a hospital in Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/10-Dec-2013/na-passes-anti-drone-resolution-urged-us-to-halt-drone-attacks For news details Read on : NA passes anti-drone resolution urged US to halt drone attacks The lower House of the Parliament on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution demanding an immediate halt to drone attacks on ... (more)
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Amina Masood Janjua, chairwoman of Defense Of Human Rights Pakistan, and family members of the missing address the press outside the Supreme Court building after a hearing in Islamabad on December 6. Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the release of 35 so-called "missing persons" allegedly being held at a military detention center without charge.
A Pakistani doctor won a $1 million grant Tuesday to fight early child mortality in a small fishing village in southern Pakistan in a contest financed by an American entrepreneur to find innovative ways to save lives, The Caplow Children's Prize said.