PM defers to UK’s Muslims, denies asylum to targeted Pakistani Christian woman

PM defers to UK’s Muslims, denies asylum to targeted Pakistani Christian woman

by WorldTribune Staff, November 26, 2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected a Pakistani Christian woman’s asylum request after being advised that the move would “stoke tensions” among the UK’s three million Muslims. May refused to grant asylum to Asia Bibi, a Christian who has been hunted by Muslim lynch mobs since her death sentence […]

Husband of acquitted Pakistani Christian seeks asylum in West; Radical cleric threatens ‘war’

Husband of acquitted Pakistani Christian seeks asylum in West; Radical cleric threatens ‘war’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 5, 2018 After his Christian wife was acquitted of blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad, sparking violent protests, a Pakistani man is pleading with the West to help his family in their quest for asylum. “I am requesting President Donald Trump to help us to leave [Pakistan], and I am requesting the prime […]

Pentagon cancels $300 million military aid To Pakistan ahead of Pompeo visit

Pentagon cancels $300 million military aid To Pakistan ahead of Pompeo visit

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. military says it has decided to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended due to Islamabad’s perceived lack of action against militants, raising tensions ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the top U.S. general. President […]

Cricket star who now leads Pakistan faces crisis over China subsidies

Cricket star who now leads Pakistan faces crisis over China subsidies

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2018 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, just days after being sworn in, is looking to avert a financial crisis that could see the country turn over many of its strategic assets to China. Khan, a former cricket star, “must choose whether to dial back a Chinese-financed development program or increase […]

Imran Awan warned associates in Virginia their relatives in Pakistan would be targeted

Imran Awan warned associates in Virginia their relatives in Pakistan would be targeted

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2018 One of the wives of former Democratic IT aide Imran Awan reported she was shot at soon after she told police Awan had kept her “like a slave,” a report said which again raised concerns about ties to powerful interests in Pakistan. Awan, an IT aide to Rep. Debbie […]

Imran Awan report points to ties with Pakistani intelligence

Imran Awan report points to ties with Pakistani intelligence

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2018 The father of Democratic House IT aide Imran Awan was tied to Pakistani intelligence and had transferred a USB drive to a Pakistani senator, according to a report. Rashid Minhas, the ex-business partner of Awan’s father, told The Daily Caller News Foundation that “Imran Awan said to me directly these […]

Pakistan says border wall built to keep out terrorists is ‘phenomenal’ success

Pakistan says border wall built to keep out terrorists is ‘phenomenal’ success

by WorldTribune Staff, March 15, 2018 Pakistan’s border barrier along its 2,600-mile border with Afghanistan has been successful in stopping terrorists from slipping back and forth across the border, Pakistani officials say. Military spokesman, Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor said the barrier has “phenomenally reduced unchecked border crossings.” The Trump administration has pressed Pakistan to stop […]

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

Special to WorldTribune.com Frud Bezhan, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Pakistan’s so-called university of jihad is led by a man who proclaims himself “the father of the Taliban,” and counts some of the world’s most notorious terrorists among its alumni. It also receives millions of dollars in aid from the government of the restive […]

Do I have to? Pakistan candidate says meeting with President Trump would be ‘bitter pill’

Do I have to? Pakistan candidate says meeting with President Trump would be ‘bitter pill’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2018 A candidate for prime minister in Pakistan said he would “dread it,” but would meet with U.S. President Donald Trump. Imran Khan, a former cricket star and leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party said during a Jan. 13 press briefing “Yes, we would talk … Whether we […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

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