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3 days ago
The South Asian nation is facing an acute shortage of gas and electricity, and record inflation has put many basic food items out of citizens' reach. But the country's ruling class is caught in a political tug-of-war.
4 days ago
A suicide bomber killed dozens of police officers at a mosque in northwestern Pakistan. It is the country's worst terrorist attack in years as a wave of Taliban-fueled militancy targets the state.
31 Jan
More bodies were recovered overnight, and rescue operations are still ongoing. Most of the victims were police officers.
29 Jan
The movie "Joyland" failed to make the Oscar nominations for best international feature film. But the first Pakistani film to be selected for the Cannes Film Festival is still making headlines. It tells the story of a married man who falls in love with a transgender erotic dancer.
28 Jan
About seven million workers have been fired as Pakistan's textile exports dwindle, putting the sector on the edge of collapse, industry representatives warn.
23 Jan
The countrywide power outage in Pakistan was the second in two years. All major population hubs, including the mega cities of Karachi and Lahore, were affected.
23 Jan
India has been eyeing Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's peace overtures with caution. Tensions over Kashmir remain unabated.
11 Jan
At a UN conference, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called upon countries to assist Pakistan with its recovery efforts following deadly floods last year. Pakistan says it needs $8 billion from other countries.
9 Jan
Pakistan is one of the nations most vulnerable to climate catastrophes caused by global warming, even though it is responsible for less than 1% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
29 Dec
Pakistanis are increasingly using plastic bags for gas storage, but it's extremely dangerous and poses risks to life and property.
25 Dec
Pakistan said a "bloodbath" was averted as suicide bombers carried out the attack before reaching the suspected target. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan militant group claimed responsibility for the bombing.
25 Dec
The increase in militant activities by the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban outfit poses a serious challenge to the country in 2023. But the dire economic situation means there is almost no money for counter-terrorism actions.

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