• FEATURE: The place where mystery rules

    The potato, onion and garlic fields are green and well tended, and the streets feel sleepy under the early summer sun. It’s hard to believe that this is the place that dominated world headlines five years ago, when US forces raided a compound here and killed Osama Bin Laden.

  • Laden death: CIA panned for live-tweeting 'news'

    The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has been criticised online for live-tweeting the killing of Osama Bin Laden as it happened five years ago.

  • US returns ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

    The US has returned an ancient Buddhist stone sculpture to Pakistan, from where it was stolen in the 1980s.

  • 23 dead after eating contaminated sweets in Pakistan

    At least 23 people are dead after eating contaminated sweets in central Pakistan, police say.

  • I will resign and go home if proven guilty: Nawaz Sharif

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his address to the nation today, said he will resign and go home if proven guilty by the Panama Papers probe.

  • An India-Pakistan love story that went horribly wrong

    It's often said that falling in love can be dangerous. But as a young man growing up in the town of Rampur in northern India, Mohammad Javed never imagined his love for a Pakistani relative would see him branded a terrorist and sent to jail for eleven and a half years.

  • Maiden strikes of Mustafizur

    Mustafizur Rahman, the name that has carved out a special place in the hearts of Tigers’ fans became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to make the ICC Team of the Year in 2015 on the back of some superb performances with the ball, especially in one-day matches.

  • Swat — A beautiful tragedy

    The stunning Swat valley is at the epicentre of many tragedies, so much so that even the hands writing her elegies runs out of words. Be it extremism or catastrophe, there's no calamity that has not yet descended upon the dwellers of Swat.

  • [WATCH] Why Pakistan's singing angel Taher Shah has taken the internet by storm

    Pakistani singer Taher Shah has a huge cult following, and some would say he has taken the phrase not giving a damn to a whole new level.

  • Bangladeshi citizen found in Pakistan jail dies 4 years later

    A man who returned to Bangladesh four years ago from a Pakistani prison, where he spent 15 years on suspicion of being an Indian spy, died Thursday, his family says.

  • Pakistan, India peace talks 'suspended'

    Pakistan's ambassador to India says the peace process between India and Pakistan is currently suspended.

  • Pakistan appoints Sarfraz Ahmed new T20 captain

    Pakistan's Cricket Board on Tuesday announces Sarfraz Ahmed as new captain of the T20 team after Shahid Afridi stepped down following his side's humiliating early exit from the World Twenty20.

  • Pakistan floods kill 53 after heavy rains

    At least 53 people have been killed by flash floods caused by torrential rain in northwest Pakistan, officials said.

  • Delhi denies arrest of 'Indian spy' in Pakistan

    India rejects Pakistan's claims that it has arrested an "Indian spy" in the restive Balochistan province.

  • Soumya leading best catches list

    Bangladesh cricketer Soumya Sarkar is currently leading the table of ‘Best Catches in the ICC World T20, 2016’.

  • Pakistan suicide attack death toll rises to 72

    A suicide bomber who attacked a park thronging with families celebrating Easter killed at least 72 people in Pakistan, with children among the dead. More than 200 people were hurt when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near a children's play area in the park in Lahore, leaving dozens dead or bloodied.

  • Taliban group claims Lahore park attack

    A Taliban splinter group says it carried out a suicide attack on a park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, which killed more than 70 people, including children. The Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group said the attack had deliberately targeted Christians celebrating Easter Day.

  • Pakistan blast

    Blast in Pakistan’s Lahore kills 65

    A suicide bomber kills 65 people and injures more than 280 others, mostly women and children, at a public park in the Pakistani city of Lahore, striking at the heart of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's political base of Punjab.

  • Shahid Afridi, Kashmir

    Unruffled Afridi thanks Kashmir again

    Unfazed by the criticism he drew for mentioning Kashmir in the previous match, Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi once again thanks supporters from the valley for turning up to cheer his team in the lost World Twenty20 match against Australia in India.

  • Aussies give Pakistan a 21-run pasting

    Australia beat Pakistan quite comfortably by 21 runs and keep alive their dreams of semis in the high-scoring Super ten match of ICC WT20 2016 at Mohali, India.

  • Nixon was advised to recognise Bangladesh

    US intelligence analysis had predicted early that the separation of Pakistan was imminent as the political situation in East Pakistan descended into chaos in March 1971.

  • Tigers expect batting upsurge

    Mathematically Bangladesh are still in the running for a place in the last four of the ICC World T20 despite two consecutive defeats against Pakistan and Australia. But the reality before today's clash against India at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is that they will fight for a lost cause in the context of the tournament, but for a very important cause as far as their own pride is concerned.

  • Kohli takes India to victory over Pakistan

    A brilliant half century under pressure from Virat Kohli enables India to beat Pakistan by six wickets during the Super Ten match of ICC WT20 2016 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

  • Pakistan to host 19th Saarc summit on Nov 8-10

    The 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit will be held in Pakistan on November 8-10.

  • Tigers suffer a 55-run loss to Pakistan

    Pakistan outplay Bangladesh by 55 runs in the Super Ten Group 2 match of the ICC T20 2016 at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens under the lights today.

  • 'We want to make our confidence count'

    If life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it, the attitude of Bangladesh cricket team going into the ICC WT20 2016 Super Ten match against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata is really essential in both senses of the word.

  • Pakistan in Tigers’ crosshairs

    A team with a reputation of being poor starters, plagued with a plethora of on-and-off the field problems, led by a consistently under-performing captain at the twilight of his career, traveling non-stop since the turn of the year…Pakistan, profoundly talented yet perennially mercurial may just be the launching pad Tigers need for the Super Ten round of ICC WT20 2016.

  • In-form Bangladesh look to trip up Pakistan again

    On March 16, Wednesday, Mashrafe Mortaza will lead his side against Pakistan to their first match at the Eden Gardens since 1990.

  • Tamim bats his way to the top

    Bangladesh’s dashing opening batsman Tamim Iqbal takes his name...

  • Pakistan to play World T20

    Pakistan will take part in the World Twenty20 after receiving security assurances from the Indian government.

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