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Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia

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Pakistan: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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Pakistan salutes hero of New Zealand mosque shooting

Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week's mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspected white supremacist accused of the..
Reuters - Published

Four killed in train blast in Pakistan's resource-rich Baluchistan

Four people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan on Sunday when a bomb went off on a train track in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan, where separatist rebels have been fighting the security..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Pakistan

Pakistan Salutes Hero of New Zealand Mosque Shooting [Video]Pakistan Salutes Hero of New Zealand Mosque Shooting

According to Reuters, Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week’s mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspect. Mian Naeem..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Who Is The Man Who Murdered 49 In New Zealand Mosques [Video]Who Is The Man Who Murdered 49 In New Zealand Mosques

The man suspected of carrying out terrorist shootings at two New Zealand mosques was a frequent traveler. According to CNN, among other countries, the Australian spent time in Pakistan, Turkey and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims [Video]New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

'Our gun laws will change' [Video]'Our gun laws will change'

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to change the country's gun laws after telling reporters that the alleged perpetrator of the deadly attack at two mosques in Christchurch had a gun..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

State Department Warns US citizens Traveling To India [Video]State Department Warns US citizens Traveling To India

According to Business Insider, The US State Department has responded to a violent escalation in fighting along the border between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan with a travel warning that also warns..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

India-Pakistan railway: Samjhauta Express train services restored [Video]India-Pakistan railway: Samjhauta Express train services restored

A friendship train that almost derailed because of recent tensions between India and Pakistan is back on track

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published

Italian and British climber found dead on Pakistan's Italian and British climber found dead on Pakistan's "killer mountain"

Briton Tom Ballard and Italian Daniele Nardi were attempting a rare winter ascent of the 8,126-metre in the Himalayas, considered one of the hardest mountaineering feats in the world.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

Kashmir attack: Pakistan cracks down on armed groups [Video]Kashmir attack: Pakistan cracks down on armed groups

Many of these groups are popular among the poor for the services they provide.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

No Comment of the Week [Video]No Comment of the Week

From Dusseldorf's carnival floats to Indian's human chain calling for peace with Pakistan, here are some of the best no comment videos of this week.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Pakistan begins crackdown on groups accused of violence [Video]Pakistan begins crackdown on groups accused of violence

Islamabad insists the initiative has nothing to do with the recent standoff with India.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:16Published

Spectators cheer on camel fighting contest, despite ban [Video]Spectators cheer on camel fighting contest, despite ban

Thousands of people flocked to view a camel fighting spectacle in the Pakistani city of Layyah, despite a ban on such events

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Pakistan Vows To Act Against Militants Operating On Its Soil As Pressure Grows [Video]Pakistan Vows To Act Against Militants Operating On Its Soil As Pressure Grows

According to a report by Reuters, on Monday, Pakistan plans to take action against militant groups operating on its soil, amid global pressure to act after a suicide bomber killed 40 Indian..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Women-led farm challenges Pakistan's patriarchal society [Video]Women-led farm challenges Pakistan's patriarchal society

After marrying into an agricultural family, Sahar Iqbal turned the family property they inherited into a farm that employs local women.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Pakistan Says It Could Have Reacted Differently To Intercepted Indian Submarine [Video]Pakistan Says It Could Have Reacted Differently To Intercepted Indian Submarine

According to a report by Business Insider, on Tuesday, the Pakistan Navy said that it had stopped an Indian submarine from entering its waters, just one week after tensions between the nuclear rivals..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Do new satellite images refute India bombing claim? [Video]Do new satellite images refute India bombing claim?

New Satellite pictures appear to refute India's claim that it destroyed a religious school linked to the armed group Jaish-e-Muhammad in Pakistan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:40Published

Flash floods in Afghanistan, Pakistan kill at least 45 people [Video]Flash floods in Afghanistan, Pakistan kill at least 45 people

At least 25 people killed in Pakistan and 20 in Afghanistan after heavy rains, flash floods and snowfall.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:21Published

Satellite image shows madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing [Video]Satellite image shows madrasa buildings still standing at scene of Indian bombing

A high-resolution satellite image reviewed by Reuters shows that a religious school run by Jaish-e-Mohammad in northeastern Pakistan appears to be still standing days after India claimed its warplanes..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Pakistan's info minister [Video]Pakistan's info minister

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People in India call for peace with Pakistan [Video]People in India call for peace with Pakistan

"The people of India and Pakistan want peace, not war" - with this slogan, hundreds of people formed a human chain in India.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

'Hero' pilot sparks moustache trend in India [Video]'Hero' pilot sparks moustache trend in India

Men in southern India's Bengaluru city are flocking to salons to get their moustache trimmed on a style inspired by Indian pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan who was freed by Pakistan. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Flash floods kill many in Pakistan, Afghanistan [Video]Flash floods kill many in Pakistan, Afghanistan

The Afghan province of Kandahar bore the brunt of disaster caused by heavy rains that cut off tens of thousands of people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published

Washington Wants to Know If Pakistan Used U.S.-Built Jets to Down Indian Warplane [Video]Washington Wants to Know If Pakistan Used U.S.-Built Jets to Down Indian Warplane

According to Reuters, the United States said it was trying to find out if Pakistan used U.S.-built F-16 jets to down an Indian warplane, potentially in violation of U.S. agreements. Pakistan and India..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

What do we know about armed groups in Kashmir? [Video]What do we know about armed groups in Kashmir?

As tensions rage in the disputed Kashmir region, we look at the Pakistan-based armed groups India accuses of violence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:47Published

 

India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other: sources

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger..
Reuters - Published

Kabul summons diplomat over remarks by Pakistan's Khan

Afghanistan summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat on Saturday to account for remarks by Prime Minister Imran Khan speculating about a new government in Kabul following a possible peace settlement.
Reuters - Published

Pakistan womens' march organizers highlight online death threats

Organisers of an International Women's Day march in Pakistan say they have had death and rape threats on social media over the event, which prompted complaints from some conservative groups.
Reuters - Published

China says willing to hold more talks with India on blacklisting Kashmir attacker

China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which claimed..
Reuters - Published

Indian groups urge boycott of Chinese goods over stance on Pakistani militant

An influential Hindu nationalist group and an Indian traders body called on Thursday for a boycott of Chinese goods, to slap Beijing for blocking a move to put a Pakistani militant leader on a U.N...
Reuters - Published

India, Pakistan push ahead with route for Sikh pilgrims, despite tension

India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to go forward with a new border crossing and route for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy temple in Pakistan, a rare glimmer of cooperation after tension flared over..
Reuters - Published

Indian groups urge boycott of Chinese goods to 'teach a lesson' after U.N. setback

An Indian traders' body and the economic wing of an influential Hindu nationalist group called for a boycott of Chinese products on Thursday, after China foiled a bid to blacklist the head of a..
Reuters - Published

China foils bid to blacklist Kashmir attacker; U.S., India vow to keep pushing

China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which said it attacked an Indian..
Reuters - Published

China prevents U.N. blacklisting of leader behind Kashmir attack

China prevented a United Nations Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which said it attacked an Indian..
Reuters - Published

Bolton says Pakistan committed to easing tensions with India

White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday Pakistan's foreign minister has assured him Islamabad is committed to de-escalating tensions with India and dealing "firmly" with..
Reuters - Published

U.S., India, discuss 'urgency' of Pakistan actions on terrorism: State

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told his Indian counterpart, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, on Monday that the United States stands with India in fighting terrorism, the State Department said,..
Reuters - Published

"Potential for armed conflict" looms over India's upcoming elections

World's largest democracy about to choose next government, a vote that will impact, and be impacted by, tension with nuclear-armed neighbor Pakistan
CBS News - Published

Talk to Pakistan, former Modi ally urges India amid Kashmir tension

India should talk to Pakistan and separatists in Kashmir to defuse tension raised by a suicide attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy that was claimed by Pakistan-based militants, a former chief..
Reuters - Published

Taliban's Mullah Omar lived near U.S. base in Afghanistan for years, book says

A biography of one-eyed former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar says he lived near a U.S. base in Afghanistan for years, not in Pakistan as U.S. officials have said, exposing Western failure to track..
Reuters - Published

Former Taliban leader lived under U.S. nose, new book says

A biography of one-eyed former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar says he lived near a U.S. base in Afghanistan for years, not in Pakistan as U.S. officials have said, exposing Western failure to track..
Reuters - Published

Modi's former ally in Kashmir urges India to talk to Pakistan

India should talk to Pakistan and separatists in Kashmir to defuse tension raised by a suicide attack on an Indian paramilitary convoy that was claimed by Pakistan-based militants, a former chief..
Reuters - Published

India to go to polls from April 11, Pakistan tension may boost Modi

India will hold a general election in seven stages starting on April 11, the election commission said on Sunday, in what will be the world's biggest democratic exercise with Prime Minister Narendra..
Reuters - Published

Iran's Rouhani urges Pakistan to act against group behind border attack

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for "decisive" action by Pakistan against a militant group behind a deadly suicide attack in a border area, and said inaction by Islamabad could..
Reuters - Published

Bodies of Italian, British climbers found on Pakistan's 'Killer Mountain'

The bodies of a British and Italian climber who went missing while ascending Pakistan's so-called "Killer Mountain" have been found, the Italian Ambassador to Pakistan said on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

India says Pakistan hiding information by blocking access to bombing site

India said on Saturday Pakistan had "plenty to hide" by preventing journalists from accessing the site of an air strike by Indian fighter jets inside Pakistan.
Reuters - Published

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