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4 Dec
The Pakistani Embassy in Kabul came under attack Friday, where a guard was injured. The offices of warlord politician Gulbuddin Hekmatyar were also targeted by suicide bombers, two of whom were killed.
26 Nov 2022
The film has opened in some parts of Pakistan after conservative sections opposed its screening in the Muslim-majority country. DW explores what caused the controversy.
24 Nov 2022
Print journalism subscriptions and readership have been plummeting as people increasingly get their information from digital sources.
16 Nov 2022
The critically acclaimed film, and Pakistan's Oscar entry, came under pressure from religious leaders. Pakistani authorities have now prohibited its screening in cinemas.
11 Nov 2022
Scientists have said climate change helped increase the monsoon rains this summer. The storms brought three-and-a-half times the normal amount of rain, leaving a third of the country underwater. At least 1,300 people were killed. Another 33 million across Pakistan have been affected by the flooding.
11 Nov 2022
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan told DW he believes the Pakistani government hatched a plan to kill him, although he offered no evidence. He separately urged supporters to continue to protest for early elections.
9 Nov 2022
The former prime minister had been shot at a protest march demanding the government call elections. Khan said the march would continue on Tuesday.
5 Nov 2022
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's party also called for nationwide protests after the politician was shot and injured at an anti-government rally.
4 Nov 2022
Nearly two months after flooding destroyed vast swaths of rural Pakistan, communities hoping to rebuild are still waiting for much-needed financial aid from the government.
3 Nov 2022
Many madrassas in Islamabad operate illegally but authorities are afraid of taking action for fear of provoking a hostile response from Islamic hardliners.
20 Oct 2022
The T20 Cricket World Cup will feature one of the fiercest sporting rivalries in India against Pakistan. While the matchup is historically charged, the rivalry has taken on a different dimension in recent years.
17 Oct 2022
Biden said in a speech that Pakistan has "nuclear weapons without any cohesion." Pakistan's foreign minister then issued a formal summons, known as a demarche, to the US ambassador.

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