Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.2 million. It has the world's second-largest Muslim population. It is the 33rd-largest country by area, spanning 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles). Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also …



NIPoRe: Nepal Institute for Policy Research · 15 July 2024 English

In the meantime, the Taliban participated in the third UN-led Doha meeting on Afghanistan for the first time. [...] On the other hand, China attended the UN-led conference on Afghanistan …

wants security for its investments and people in Pakistan. Islamabad had to cope with calls from some American Three South Asian countries—China, India, and Pakistan—were invited to the Summit for Peace in Ukraine not participate because Russia was not invited. Pakistan, too, gave it a pass. India participated but did participated, including the US, China, India, Russia, and Pakistan. At the Taliban’s insistence, civil society representatives also announced a waiver of visa fees for Nepalis. Pakistan Pakistan’s Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb

NIPoRe: Nepal Institute for Policy Research · 14 July 2024 English

The country experienced the driest summer since 1981, with the heatwaves covering 80 percent of the country, leading to health emergencies, school closures, and the government considering the heatwaves a …

delayed monsoon. Schools in some cities in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal were closed to protect ‘Christian tourists and their Shiite companions.’ Pakistan blamed the Afghanistan-based outfit for planning attacks on Chinese personnel and interests in Pakistan. Afghanistan’s top diplomat, Zakia Wardak, resigned afghanistan/3224652 html

Amnesty International · 12 July 2024

Responding to the extreme climate events in South Asia, Marta Schaaf, Programme Director for Climate, Economic Social Justice and Corporate Accountability at Amnesty International, said: “The devastating floods in South …

ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 11 July 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Russia for a summit-level meeting with President Vladimir Putin caught global attention. For New Delhi, despite the war in Ukraine and tensions between Washington …

Amnesty International · 11 July 2024

Responding to the announcement on Wednesday that the Government of Pakistan has agreed to a one-year extension to more than 1.45 million Afghan refugees who held UNHCR-issued Proof of Registration (PoR) “The decision by the Pakistan government to extend the stay of PoR cards holders for another year is a welcome development. However, Amnesty International urges the Government of Pakistan to extend this lifeline lifeline to all Afghan refugees in Pakistan and formally suspend the ‘Illegal Foreigners Repatriation Plan’. The uncertainty hanging over the future of more than 2.1 million Afghan refugees must end.

World Bank Group · 10 July 2024

Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Extensive geographical diversity and exposure to a wide range of climate-related hazards, a strong dependency on agriculture vulnerabilities across the country. Climate change can have profound effects on health outcomes in Pakistan - either by exacerbating the country’s existing health burdens or by creating new health risks. assist decision-makers in Pakistan with planning effective adaptation measures to mitigate climate-related health risks. To do so, the characteristics of the climatology of Pakistan are first described, with

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