Arab foreign ministers said such a move would undermine the rights of Palestinian refugees.
"I won't be picking up a bat for that country. If am going to play for anyone, it would be the Proteas."
Pervaiz Rashid said the federal government considered it an utmost duty to provide relief for the people of the area.
The MQM chief said that the future of the country would be bleak if terrorism was not tackled.
At least two people were killed and two others were wounded in a gunfiring incident in Korangi Industrial area.
At least two persons were killed in a gun-firing incident in separate incidents of violence in Quetta.
Officials say bombings killed nine Afghan civilians in Helmand province.
Afghanistan's powerful vice president, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, died of natural causes on Sunday.
The students, including four Kashmiris, were expelled for supporting Pakistan against India in the Asia Cup match.
Pakistan's bowling attack has left the team management much to ponder as the attention now shifts to the World T20.
A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a checkpoint in Hilla city, killing 32 persons and wounding 40 others.
Malaysia is investigating four names on the flight manifest of an airliner that vanished with 239 people aboard.
Rebels warned Tripoli against staging an attack to halt the oil sale after the tanker docked at Es Sider terminal.
Saudi Arabia and Qatar are supporting militant groups in Iraq and have declared war on the country, PM Maliki said.
Another explosion on a bridge on the National Highway near Mach cut off the road link between Punjab and Balochistan.
A study on GSP+ scheme suggested that this duty regime will not suffice alone to secure sustainable market access to EU.
Nisar, who appears to be losing influence in the PML-N, is in hot waters again, this time for his latest speech in NA.
An official of the district administration said Rs32.5 million had been paid to the families of the deceased.
“It is just beginning of a very bad and long summer,” says an official of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco).
The US warned that further military escalation could jeopardise chances of brokering a diplomatic solution to the crisis
Two others were injured in the incident that took place at a Navy shipbuilding centre in Visakhapatnam Saturday night.
Thirimanne hit a magnificent century to help Sri Lanka thump defending champions Pakistan by five wickets in the final.
“This crisis was not created by us (Russia) ... it was created in defiance of our repeated and longstanding warnings.”
A magnetic bomb attached to a district governor's vehicle exploded, killing the governor and his bodyguard.
Several nations searched waters off Southeast Asia after the jet disappeared and was presumed crashed.
Stocks consolidated the week long gains on Friday with the KSE-100 index closing up by 49.70 points at 26,892.23.
Govt will include suggestions of all stakeholders, particularly the cellular mobile operators, prior to the 3G auction.
SECP proposed the DSS so retail investors can settle their trades directly through CDC/NCCPL, without involving brokers.
Pakistan’s fiscal deficit in first eight months of this fiscal year amounted to Rs832 billion or 3.2pc of the GDP.
The bids for acquisition of 10 narrow body aircraft for PIA were opened in the presence of the media on Friday.
Dollar was traded at Rs102.90-95 in the inter-bank market on Friday.
The US generated 175,000 jobs in February, a modest rebound from two disappointing, weather-beaten months.
Meanwhile, traders say they dont expect major Pakistani wheat exports in coming months despite good harvest expectations
Shares hit a fresh peak boosted by easing strain on public finances and hopes a pro-business govt would soon be elected.
The increase is attributed to receipts of US$74 million from multilateral, bilateral and other official sources.
Overall consolidation was seen in the market while profit taking was seen in oil exploration companies and cement stocks
Saudi Arabia has also ordered citizens fighting abroad to return within 15 days or face imprisonment.
Shares of three companies most exposed to Russia were under renewed pressure as the Russia-Ukraine conflict escalated.
An Indian navy officer died and some other workers have been sickened by a gas leak in a ship being built in Mumbai.
India's SC rejected another proposal by the Sahara conglomerate to secure the release of its jailed chairman.
Asian shares rose today & US$ held on to its NY gains after better jobs data raised hopes for a strong payrolls report.
“To me, being consistent is the main thing...through my own style and there is no reason why I should change.”
“If Sri Lanka and Pakistan got together to work against these policies, I am sure we could have made a big impact.”
Chelsea have an opportunity to open up a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League this weekend.
The injury disrupts Arsenal's title challenge and England's preparations for the upcoming World Cup.
Sri Lanka, who will meet Pakistan in Saturday's final, overcame some early hiccups to win by three wickets.
“It is the greatest feeling of happiness, joy and pride to be able to score the goal and win a World Cup.”
A witness on the scene after Pistorius shot his girlfriend told a court he feared the star might have killed himself.
After the tendering of his apology, Lahore police assured that the case against the star would be taken back.
The 80-year-old Hanif underwent a cancer surgery in London last year to remove the right lobe of his liver.
Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic day.
The first-ever ODI between the teams had no bearing on the tournament as Pakistan, Sri Lanka already qualified for final
Shahid Afridi smashed an 18-ball half-century as Pakistan chased their highest target in ODI history.