AJ IMPACT

Pakistan's economy: People-friendly budget as recession looms

Pakistan's economy was already struggling and the coronavirus pandemic added to its strain.

Pakistan

Pakistan hospitals struggle as coronavirus cases explode

im体育官网Country sees multiple consecutive days of record cases and deaths as overworked doctors plead for 'breathing space'.

Pakistan hospitals struggle as coronavirus cases explode

Opinion

Pashtuns' struggle for rights cannot be silenced through violence

The murder of PTM leader Arif Wazir, and the Pakistani state's reluctance to solve it, only strengthened our resolve.

Mohsin Dawar

by Mohsin Dawar

Mohsin Dawar

Asia

Pakistan turns locusts into chicken feed to tackle the invasion

Programme draws on efforts in war-ravaged Yemen where people were encouraged to eat protein-rich locusts amid famine.

Pakistan turns locusts into chicken feed to tackle the invasion

Pakistan

WHO says Pakistan should reimpose lockdown to curb coronavirus

Cases increased exponentially since the lockdown was lifted in late May, with record-high cases registered on Tuesday.

WHO says Pakistan should reimpose lockdown to curb coronavirus

Asia

Pakistan coronavirus: Concerns grow over use of low-quality masks

In Pakistan’s poorer neighbourhoods, medically approved face-masks are a luxury many cannot afford.

Global Warming

Millions at risk as melting Pakistan glaciers raise flood fears

As ice melts, there is risk of large glacial lakes bursting through banks and creating deadly flash floods downstream.

Millions at risk as melting Pakistan glaciers raise flood fears

Pakistan

Pakistan, US hold talks on restarting intra-Afghan peace talks

im体育官网In February, the US and the Taliban signed an agreement aimed at ending America's longest war, fought in Afghanistan.

Pakistan, US hold talks on restarting intra-Afghan peace talks

Asia

Pakistan COVID-19 infections pass 100,000

The number of new COVID-19 infections in Pakistan continues to rise after government rejects tougher lockdown measures.

Asia

Pakistan says working with India in fight against locust menace

Officials from the two nations are sharing data and attending meetings amid worst invasion in decades, says spokesman.

Pakistan says working with India in fight against locust menace

Pakistan

Pakistan couple arrested for allegedly murdering 7-year-old maid

Hassan Siddiqui and his wife employed Zohra Bibi at their home to care for their son of the same age.

Pakistan couple arrested for allegedly murdering 7-year-old maid

Asia

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for 'espionage'

The two Pakistani officials back home after India declares them 'persona non grata' and gives them 24 hours to leave.

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for 'espionage'

Coronavirus pandemic

Hundreds of children in Pakistan's Sindh infected with COVID-19

At least 930 children under 10 in southern province have tested positive for coronavirus, raising concerns amid school closures.

Aviation

Crashed Pakistan plane 'hit runway three times on first approach'

im体育官网Minister says plane's engines touched ground three times on the first attempt at landing before it crashed, killing 97.

Crashed Pakistan plane 'hit runway three times on first approach'

Aviation

Pakistan investigates PIA plane crash that killed 97 in Karachi

Investigators remove wreckage from site of Friday's crash as pilots' union objects to lack of representation in probe.

Pakistan investigates PIA plane crash that killed 97 in Karachi