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.
About seven million workers have been fired as Pakistan's textile exports dwindle, putting the sector on the edge of collapse, industry representatives warn.
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.
India has been eyeing Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's peace overtures with caution. Tensions over Kashmir remain unabated.
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.
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 2022
Pakistanis are increasingly using plastic bags for gas storage, but it's extremely dangerous and poses risks to life and property.
25 Dec 2022
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 2022
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.
10 Dec 2022
The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has ended its cease-fire agreement with Islamabad and vowed to launch attacks across the country. What does it mean for Pakistan's economy?