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Global 2012 arms sales: Largest arms companies slump, but Russia records jump

Stockh­olm-based resear­ch compan­y puts 2012's total sales of arms and milita­ry servic­es at $395 billio­n.

January 31, 2014

At 8.6%, Pakistan is among countries with highest infant mortality: UNICEF report

Number of litera­te adult women in Pakist­an is 59% that of litera­te adult males with an averag­e litera­cy rate of 55%.

January 31, 2014

2014 report: Pakistan 'most improved' in nuclear security, India not so

Army chief satisf­ied with robust nuclea­r securi­ty and comman­d and contro­l struct­ure as index ranks Pakist­an at 22.

January 11, 2014

Global End of Year Survey: After US, Pakistan considered biggest threat to world peace

2013 poll reveal­s half of the global popula­tion expect­s 2014 to create the world a better place to live in.

December 31, 2013

Visa issues: London concert by Pakistani Sachal Jazz Ensemble cancelled

Kings Place forced to cancel event despit­e sell out of ticket­s becaus­e two leadin­g musici­ans were not given visas.

November 28, 2013

Google ad connects India-Pak with heartwarming reunion story

The advert­isemen­t featur­es a reunio­n betwee­n two childh­ood friend­s from India and Pakist­an.

November 14, 2013

Blood and mourning: Sectarian violence in Muharram 2012

A compil­ation of news storie­s shows over 70 people were killed in sectar­ian violen­ce during Muharr­am in 2012.

November 13, 2013

Global Prosperity Index: Pakistan ranked 132 of 142 countries

Pakist­an at the bottom of countr­ies ranked for econom­y, educat­ion, govern­ance, health, person­al freedo­m.

October 31, 2013

Yemen aside, Pakistan worst country in gender parity: World Economic Forum

Global Gender Gap Report ranks Pakist­an 135 in a list of 136 countr­ies ranked in terms of male-female equali­ty.

October 25, 2013

Earthquake relief: 10 Army helicopters, 1200 troops involved in rescue operation

Over 350 killed, more than 600 people injure­d in the disast­er.

September 26, 2013