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Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia

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Pakistan: Federal parliamentary constitutional republic in South Asia
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212,742,631 people. In area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanning 881,913 square kilometres. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China in the far northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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India, Pakistan spar over alleged religious conversion of Hindu girls

India and Pakistan are quarrelling over reports of an alleged kidnapping and religious conversion of two Hindu girls in mostly Muslim Pakistan last week.
Reuters - Published

Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might

Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show off its military might following a tense standoff between..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Pakistan

Pakistan Calls For Peace With India [Video]Pakistan Calls For Peace With India

According to Reuters, the Pakistani president said on Saturday said that Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, following a tense standoff between the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Pakistan national day: Military display amid standoff [Video]Pakistan national day: Military display amid standoff

The president said the country desired peace in the region but warned the quest for peace is not a sign of weakness.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:53Published

Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might [Video]Pakistan call for peace with India as it shows off its military might

President Arif Alvi said he hoped the region would remain peaceful and focus on education, health and employment rather than war. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

U.N. Rights Body Criticizes Israeli Settlement Expansion Into Golan Heights [Video]U.N. Rights Body Criticizes Israeli Settlement Expansion Into Golan Heights

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the UN Human Rights Council criticized Israeli settlement expansion into the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, just one day after US President Donald Trump's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers [Video]'We are one' says PM Ardern as New Zealand mourns with prayers

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a crowd of thousands that 'New Zealand mourns with you' as the call to prayer rang out over Christchurch one week after a shooting left 50 people dead...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

New Zealand Begins Funerals [Video]New Zealand Begins Funerals

According to REuters, The bodies of victims from New Zealand’s mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch’s Memorial Park..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados [Video]Britain's Prince Charles meets Lionel Richie in Barbados

Britain’s Prince Charles met with Lionel Richie on Tuesday, as the singer was named global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust International. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Pakistan Salutes Hero of New Zealand Mosque Shooting [Video]Pakistan Salutes Hero of New Zealand Mosque Shooting

According to Reuters, Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week’s mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspect. Mian Naeem..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Who Is The Man Who Murdered 49 In New Zealand Mosques [Video]Who Is The Man Who Murdered 49 In New Zealand Mosques

The man suspected of carrying out terrorist shootings at two New Zealand mosques was a frequent traveler. According to CNN, among other countries, the Australian spent time in Pakistan, Turkey and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims [Video]New Zealand starts to bury mosque attack victims

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday promised to reform the country’s gun laws, a day after at least one gunman attacked worshippers in two mosques, killing 49 and wounding 42..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

'Our gun laws will change' [Video]'Our gun laws will change'

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to change the country's gun laws after telling reporters that the alleged perpetrator of the deadly attack at two mosques in Christchurch had a gun..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

State Department Warns US citizens Traveling To India [Video]State Department Warns US citizens Traveling To India

According to Business Insider, The US State Department has responded to a violent escalation in fighting along the border between nuclear rivals India and Pakistan with a travel warning that also warns..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

India-Pakistan railway: Samjhauta Express train services restored [Video]India-Pakistan railway: Samjhauta Express train services restored

A friendship train that almost derailed because of recent tensions between India and Pakistan is back on track

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published

Italian and British climber found dead on Pakistan's Italian and British climber found dead on Pakistan's "killer mountain"

Briton Tom Ballard and Italian Daniele Nardi were attempting a rare winter ascent of the 8,126-metre in the Himalayas, considered one of the hardest mountaineering feats in the world.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:40Published

Kashmir attack: Pakistan cracks down on armed groups [Video]Kashmir attack: Pakistan cracks down on armed groups

Many of these groups are popular among the poor for the services they provide.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published

No Comment of the Week [Video]No Comment of the Week

From Dusseldorf's carnival floats to Indian's human chain calling for peace with Pakistan, here are some of the best no comment videos of this week.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Pakistan begins crackdown on groups accused of violence [Video]Pakistan begins crackdown on groups accused of violence

Islamabad insists the initiative has nothing to do with the recent standoff with India.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:16Published

Spectators cheer on camel fighting contest, despite ban [Video]Spectators cheer on camel fighting contest, despite ban

Thousands of people flocked to view a camel fighting spectacle in the Pakistani city of Layyah, despite a ban on such events

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Pakistan Vows To Act Against Militants Operating On Its Soil As Pressure Grows [Video]Pakistan Vows To Act Against Militants Operating On Its Soil As Pressure Grows

According to a report by Reuters, on Monday, Pakistan plans to take action against militant groups operating on its soil, amid global pressure to act after a suicide bomber killed 40 Indian..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Women-led farm challenges Pakistan's patriarchal society [Video]Women-led farm challenges Pakistan's patriarchal society

After marrying into an agricultural family, Sahar Iqbal turned the family property they inherited into a farm that employs local women.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Pakistan Says It Could Have Reacted Differently To Intercepted Indian Submarine [Video]Pakistan Says It Could Have Reacted Differently To Intercepted Indian Submarine

According to a report by Business Insider, on Tuesday, the Pakistan Navy said that it had stopped an Indian submarine from entering its waters, just one week after tensions between the nuclear rivals..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Do new satellite images refute India bombing claim? [Video]Do new satellite images refute India bombing claim?

New Satellite pictures appear to refute India's claim that it destroyed a religious school linked to the armed group Jaish-e-Muhammad in Pakistan.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:40Published

 

Tories accused of 'failing to act' after ex-campaign manager posts Islamophobic conspiracy theory in response to New Zealand attack

Theodara Dickinson posts a video that she claims is a church in Pakistan being burned down after the Christchurch shooting - but is actually from six years ago in Egypt
Independent - Published

Indian forces kill seven militants in Kashmir as crackdown deepens

Indian security forces on Friday killed seven militants who they said belonged to Pakistan-based groups during four gunbattles in Kashmir - the highest number of clashes in a single day in recent..
Reuters - Published

Guns and tourists: Aboard the unlikely India-Pakistan 'friendship bus'

One Friday morning before dawn, a half-empty Volvo coach slipped out of New Delhi's Ambedkar bus terminal under armed guard, the sirens of a police convoy wailing.
Reuters - Published

Pakistan convicts two over blasphemy lynching case

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court sentenced two men, including a local government official, to life in prison on Thursday for their role in the brutal campus lynching two years ago of a university..
Reuters - Published

Iran says four of a group of kidnapped security personnel are freed: Fars news

Four of the Iranian border guards kidnapped last year by a Sunni militant group on the border with Pakistan were released on Wednesday, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

U.S. remains concerned about India-Pakistan tensions: official

The United States remains concerned about India-Pakistan tensions as the nuclear-armed countries' militaries remain on alert nearly three weeks after their most dangerous confrontation in decades, a..
Reuters - Published

Indian court acquits four men in 2007 India-Pakistan train blast case

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, citing a lack of evidence, defense lawyers..
Reuters - Published

Pakistani student murders professor over proposed co-ed party: police

A student stabbed a college professor to death on Wednesday in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday, apparently because he felt that a planned party that women were going to be involved with would be..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan tells China of 'deteriorating situation' in Indian Kashmir

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" and rights violations in Indian Kashmir, and called for India to look..
Reuters - Published

China says played 'constructive role' in reducing Pakistan, India tension

China played a "constructive role" in reducing tension between Pakistan and India, the foreign ministry said, after the nuclear-armed rivals almost came to blows last month following an attack on an..
Reuters - Published

Pakistan salutes hero of New Zealand mosque shooting

Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week's mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspected white supremacist accused of the..
Reuters - Published

Four killed in train blast in Pakistan's resource-rich Baluchistan

Four people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan on Sunday when a bomb went off on a train track in the resource-rich province of Baluchistan, where separatist rebels have been fighting the security..
Reuters - Published

India, Pakistan threatened to unleash missiles at each other: sources

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials, including National Security Advisor John Bolton, headed off a bigger..
Reuters - Published

Kabul summons diplomat over remarks by Pakistan's Khan

Afghanistan summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat on Saturday to account for remarks by Prime Minister Imran Khan speculating about a new government in Kabul following a possible peace settlement.
Reuters - Published

Pakistan womens' march organizers highlight online death threats

Organisers of an International Women's Day march in Pakistan say they have had death and rape threats on social media over the event, which prompted complaints from some conservative groups.
Reuters - Published

China says willing to hold more talks with India on blacklisting Kashmir attacker

China said on Friday it was willing to have more discussions with all parties concerned including India on blacklisting the head of Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), which claimed..
Reuters - Published

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