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Pakistan pulls top news station off air amid spat

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ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s media regulators pulled the nation’s leading news channel off the air today, the latest development in a spat between the broadcaster and the military’s powerful spy agency that has focused attention on media freedoms in the country.

Amnesty International decried the move against Geo News as a “politically motivated attack” targeting the network because of its perceived bias against the military.

The decision was announced by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, which suspended Geo News for 15…

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