Maulana Fazlur Rehman. File
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that although he had “nothing to gain from politics,” he had persevered in his political struggle for 23 years to fulfil his responsibility towards the Pakistani people.
The National Assembly (NA) on Monday unanimously passed the 26th Constitutional Amendment Bill to increase the number of seats for the erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) in the national and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assemblies.
Dozens of Afghan political leaders attended a peace conference in Pakistan on Saturday to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi opened the conference
Jessica Burgess, 41, was accused of helping her 17-year-old daughter to terminate a pregnancy in the midwestern US state of Nebraska. She faces five charges — including one under a 2010 law which only allows abortion up to 20 weeks after fertilisation.
An Israeli shell struck outside her home on Friday, making her one of the first of at least 47 Palestinians - including 16 children.
This came just hours after an unprecedented raid on Tuesday at the presidential palace in Lima to execute a warrant for the detention of Castillo's sister-in-law Yenifer Paredes.
Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — the highest-ranking elected American official to visit in decades — staging days of air and sea drills around the island that raised tensions to their highest level in years.