In a rare move and a blow to the administration of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has temporarily suspended an extension of the term of office of the country’s chief of army staff.
Anti-government protesters in Pakistan have blocked a key highway linking the country to Afghanistan, as part of what they called the "second phase" of action aimed at ousting Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Pakistani government on Wednesday said it is considering buying tomatoes from Iran after its supply was partially hit by the lack of imports from India and the price of the fruit skyrocketed between 180 rupees ($1.15) and 300 rupees ($1.92) per kilogram in several parts of the country, according to media reports.
Islamabad says there are “zero” contacts between Pakistan and India, despite the opening of a border crossing between the two nuclear-armed neighbors for Indian pilgrims to visit a Sikh temple, which was a landmark act of cooperation between the two rivals.
Pakistan's powerful military said it supported the country's elected government and the constitution, as tens of thousands of opposition protesters gathered in the capital demanding that Prime Minister Imran Khan's year-old government quits by Sunday.