Tag Archives: Islamabad

28Jul/17

Pakistan PM resigns after court order to disqualify him: statement

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns from his post hours after the country’s Supreme Court disqualified him over corruption claims against his family. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading

08Jul/17

Facebook meets Pakistan government after blasphemy death sentence

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (JULY 7, 2017) (INTERIOR MINISTRY HANDOUT) – A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan’s interior minister on Friday (July 7) to discuss a demand that the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked.
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10Apr/17

Malala receives highest U.N. honor to promote girls education

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is appointed a U.N. Messenger of Peace to promote girls education.
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26Oct/15

Powerful earthquake strikes Afghanistan, causes deaths in neighbouring Pakistan

Strong earthquake from Afghanistan rattles northeastern Pakistan as well, leaving at least 12 dead, scores injured.

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