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Passenger van crash kills 12 in Pakistani Kashmir


A passenger van plunged into a ravine in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 14 others, police said.

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

Pakistan girl burned alive for rejecting marriage proposal

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A teenage girl died in Pakistan after being doused in petrol and set alight by a man who wanted to marry her but whose proposal had been rejected, police said Sunday.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pakistani couple killed for marrying without family’s consent

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A 17-year-old girl and her husband were killed by her family for marrying without its consent, and another young woman was burned alive by a man for refusing his proposal in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province, police said Sunday.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Woman heads police post in largest Pakistan city

In this Monday, May 5, 2014 photo, Pakistani police officer Syeda Ghazala, gets ready to leave for patrolling in Karachi, Pakistan. AP FILE PHOTO

Just days into her job running a police station in Pakistan’s largest city, Syeda Ghazala had to put her training to the test: she opened fire with her .22-caliber pistol at a man who shot at police when they tried to pull him over during a routine traffic stop.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Dozens killed in strikes on militants in Pakistan

Smoke rises above the Jinnah International Airport where security forces battled militants Monday, June 9, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan.  AP PHOTO/SHAKIL ADIL

The Pakistani military says it has struck militants in the country’s northwest responsible for a five-hour siege of the Karachi airport a week ago.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »