Thursday 8 September 2022
September 08, 2022
As Pakistan Seeks Flood Relief, PM Sharif Makes Appeal To Fight Climate Change
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has told a visiting U.S. diplomat in Islamabad that the world must intensify its fight against climate change as the country grapples with an environmental and humanitarian crisis amid record flooding.
September 08, 2022
Former Pakistani PM To Be Indicted On Contempt Charge
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has acknowledged that he "regrets" disparaging comments about police and judges amid political wrangling and with related terrorism charges pending against him that risk further dividing the beleaguered South Asian country.
September 07, 2022
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them
Scores of Afghan journalists took refuge in neighboring Pakistan as it became clear the Taliban was not going to live up to its pledge to allow free media. But after a year of living in limbo, nearly 200 of those journalists claim they are getting no help in their efforts to find a permanent home.
September 07, 2022
Pakistan's Monsoon Rains Threaten 4,500-Year-Old UNESCO World Heritage Site
The ancient archaeological site of Mohenjo-daro is now in danger of being destroyed in flood-devastated Pakistan, where an unprecedented monsoon season has claimed more than 1,300 lives and left millions homeless.
September 06, 2022
Pakistan Reels From Floods; WHO Warns Humanitarian Situation To Worsen
Pakistan's Natural Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) says that 1,325 people have been killed in massive floods as the United Nations warned that the humanitarian situation across the country -- one-third of which is under water -- is worsening.
September 04, 2022
Pakistan Diverts Vast Lake To Protect Populated Areas, Displacing Up To 100,000 People
Pakistani authorities have diverted the country's largest freshwater lake, an action that will displace up to 100,000 people from their homes but could save more densely populated areas from surging floodwaters.
September 03, 2022
Pakistan Appeals For Further International Aid In Its 'Hour Of Need' After Floods
Flood-ravaged Pakistan has appealed to the international community for an “immense humanitarian response” to help the South Asian nation in its “hour of need” as the death toll surpassed 1,265 people from the current disaster.
September 01, 2022
Pakistan Floods Damage Nearly 900 Health Facilities, Hampering Response To Health Crises, WHO Says
Deadly floods in Pakistan have damaged at least 888 medical facilities, the World Health Organization said, expressing concern that the damage will hamper the country's response to health crises in the aftermath of the disaster.
August 31, 2022
As Pakistan's Devastating Floodwaters Recede, Health And Food Fears Rise
Pakistani officials expressed concerns about waterborne diseases and food shortages as floodwaters from powerful monsoon rains that were thought to have submerged one-third of the country continued to recede in many places on August 31.
Returning Pakistani Taliban Employs Extortion As Control Grows2
'Better To Die': Afghan Woman Accuses Taliban Official Of Rape, Forced Marriage3
Amnesty Confirms Fresh Videos Show Taliban Executing Resistance Fighters4
'No One To Protect Us': Afghan Journalists Who Fled To Pakistan Say Western Nations Have Abandoned Them5
IMF Approves Latest Tranches Of Loan Program For Pakistan6
Fleeing Afghans Who Reach Turkey Get No Respite From Violence, Persecution7
Under The Taliban, Public Employees Must Pass Test Of Faith8
Women's Rights: A Year After The Taliban Takeover9
'We Are Left With Nothing': Deadly Floods Aggravate Afghanistan's Economic, Humanitarian Crisis10
Monsoon Flooding In Pakistan Leaves More Than 1,000 Dead