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ISLAMABAD— A massive blackout struck Pakistan early Sunday, leaving as much as 80 percent of the country without electricity at its height as officials rushed to restore power. A militant attack on a transmission tower in the southwestern Baluchistan province caused the blackout, said Zafaryab Khan, a spokesman for the Ministry of Water and Power.
LAHORE, Pakistan Jan 18- Around 5,000 people rallied against French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Sunday, and the founder of a group banned for militant links urged protesters to boycott French products. Hafiz Saeed, who founded Lashkar-e-Taiba, an organisation banned for launching attacks in neighbouring India, told...
*Citigroup, Deutsche Bank among banks picked. The sovereign, rated Caa1 by Moody's and B- by Standard& Poor's, has picked Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and Standard Chartered to arrange the roadshows and the possible deal, it showed. Pakistan will hold roadshows in the United Arab Emirates on Monday, before heading to London and Singapore on Tuesday,...
*Insurers face $800 mln bill; outstrips $60- $90 mln premiums. *Follows downing of MH17 over Ukraine, other incidents. The hefty bill dwarfs the $60- $90 million in income insurers received last year to cover the incidents, which have included the downing of Malaysia Airlines' MH17 passenger jet in Ukraine, and could mean some bow out of the market if the price...
NEW DELHI, Sept 25- Pakistan plans to split ailing national flag carrier PIA into two companies and sell control of the core business to a global airline over the next 18 months, but political opposition to the sell-off will be intense, the country's privatization czar said.
NEW DELHI, Sept 18- A standoff between Indian and Chinese soldiers overshadowed a visit to New Delhi by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, with a $20 billion investment pledge eclipsed by robust comments from India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the dispute.
NEW DELHI, Sept 18- China became the latest nation to line up for a stake in India's civil nuclear energy drive on Thursday, agreeing to open talks on cooperation in a sector that New Delhi sees as the solution to its chronic power problems.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 2- Anti-government protests that have gripped Islamabad since mid-August could throw off course economic reforms Pakistan promised to deliver in return for an IMF bailout, senior officials said, raising the risk of a sovereign rating downgrade.
Pradeep Taneja, Social and Political Sciences Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, discusses the significance of Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif's attendance at Narendra Modi's inauguration ceremony.
Shahid Javed Burki, former Vice-President of the World Bank and the Former Finance Minister of Pakistan says both nations must prioritize reviving growth.
China is establishing itself as a credible competitor in the global weapons market. The NYT reports.
Manooj Mistry, head of exchange trading at Deutsche Bank, tells CNBC why he likes Pakistan as a frontier market.
Jens Yahya Zimmerman, partner at the New Silk Route, talks to CNBC about the benefits of investing in Pakistan.
Nine owners and managers of more than a dozen 7-Eleven stores were charged Monday in a scheme to traffic in workers from Pakistan, prosecutors said.
Claudine Fry, South Asia senior analyst at Control Risks, tells CNBC Nawaz Sharif faces serious challenges, particularly the electricity crisis, after winning the election in Pakistan over the weekend.
Arvind Ramakrishnan, principal Asia analyst at Maplecroft, says that the election outcome in Pakistan is positive politically but won't bring any change on the economic front.
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management shares his investment strategy for Asia's emerging market giants.
Omar Hamid, head of Asia analysis at IHS, talks to CNBC about the upcoming election in Pakistan and what will be important.
Pakistan's chaotic financial heart is home to 18 million people, Taliban bombers, contract killers - and one of the world's most successful stock markets.
Afghanistan's tax to GDP ratio today stands above 11 percent - ahead of neighboring Pakistan's dismal 9 percent.