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Road accident kills 36 in southern Pakistan

A Pakistani woman grieves at a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, after identifying the body of her relative, killed in a road accident near Gadani, Saturday, March 22, 2014.  AP

Pakistani police say a passenger bus has rammed into a disabled flatbed trailer parked on the side of a highway in the south, killing at least 36 people, including 17 women and children.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pakistani madrassa names library after Bin Laden

Osama bin Laden. AP FILE PHOTO

A spokesman for a controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital, Islamabad, says he has named the school’s new library in honor of Osama bin Laden.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pakistan brothers in cannibalism case face court

A Pakistani police officer escorts Farman Ali, center, and Arif Ali, left, two brothers suspected of cannibalism to a local court in Sargodha, Pakistan, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.. Police officer Zafar Iqba said the men were previously jailed for two years on charges of digging up bodies, cooking and eating them in 2011. AP

Two brothers arrested for the second time over accusations of cannibalism appeared in court Tuesday, police officials said, in a sensational case that has horrified Pakistanis.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pakistan judge frees baby in attempted murder case

In this photo taken on April 3, 2014 shows a Pakistani lawyer gets thumb impression of a nine month old boy on legal papers for bail in Lahore, Pakistan. A 9-month old Pakistani boy has been swept up in an attempted murder investigation that highlights the country's dysfunctional criminal justice system where even children are not immune from questionable legal decisions. AP

A Pakistani lawyer says a judge has freed a nine-month old boy accused of attempting to murder police in the eastern city of Lahore after police withdrew charges.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

18 killed in blast in Pakistan capital

Pakistani investigators look for evidence at the spot of an explosion in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. AP

A bomb ripped through a fruit and vegetable market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Wednesday morning, killing at least 18 people and leaving dozens more wounded, officials said.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Bomb explodes on Musharraf’s route from hospital

Police officers arrive at the residence of Pakistan's former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, April 3, 2014. A bomb exploded Wednesday near a convoy carrying Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, but the former ruler was not harmed, a police official and his spokeswoman said Thursday. AP

A bomb struck along a route used by Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf, going off shortly after he drove by it on his way home from the hospital, a police official and the former ruler’s spokeswoman said Thursday.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pakistan’s Musharraf survives assassination bomb attempt

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. AP FILE PHOTO

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is on trial for treason, narrowly escaped an assassination attempt as a bomb went off shortly before his convoy was due to pass early Thursday, police said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant for Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf AP FILE PHOTO

A Pakistani court trying the country’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason has asked police to arrest him if he fails to attend the next court hearing on March 31.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bombing in volatile southwest Pakistan kills 10

Pakistani police officers and volunteers visit the site of a blast in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday, March 14, 2014. Pakistani officials said a suicide attacker has blown himself up near a police armored vehicle outside the northwestern city of Peshawar, killing several people. AP

A doctor at a hospital in southwestern Pakistan said 10 people were killed when a bomb went off near a passenger bus in the city of Quetta.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

11 dead in Islamabad court suicide attack – police

Pakistani police officers look for evidences at the site of a suicide attack in a court complex, Monday, March 3, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan. AP

At least 11 people were killed and 24 wounded Monday in a gun and suicide attack at a court complex in the heavily-secured Pakistani capital Islamabad, police said.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bomb kills 2 soldiers in NW Pakistan

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A bomb Monday killed at least two paramilitary troops and wounded six others in a restive Pakistani tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bombing kills 14 at northwest Pakistan bus station

A Pakistani man, who was injured in a bomb blast in Kohat, receives treatment at a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan exploded Sunday, killing several people and wounding many near the country's lawless tribal region, authorities said. The explosion targeted passengers in a motorized rickshaw and those on a mini-bus in Kohat, some 150 kilometers (100 miles) west of the capital, Islamabad, police official Iqbal Khan said. AP

A bomb planted at a busy bus terminal near a police station in northwest Pakistan killed 14 people and wounding 15 near the country’s lawless tribal region, authorities said.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

At least 15 killed as Pakistan bombs Taliban hideouts

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Pakistani jets early Thursday bombed Taliban hideouts in a northwestern tribal district, killing at least 15 people, security officials said.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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