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Taliban suicide bomber kill 10, wounds dozens in Pakistan's Lahore

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up amid security forces escorting a rally in eastern Pakistan on Monday, killing 10 people and wounding scores more,...

Pakistani court bans Valentine’s Day celebrations in public

A Pakistani court on Monday issued a ruling against observing Valentine’s Day in public places across the country. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) also...

Anger in Pakistan's Senate after US delays visa to Islamic party MP

Pakistan’s Senate has banned US diplomats or members of Congress from making official visits to the body until a spat over a visa for a senior member of...

Strong earthquake jolts Pakistan's coastal region

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of south-western Pakistan early Wednesday, officials said, forcing thousands of people out of their homes...

Afghan diplomat killed by security guard in Pakistan

An Afghan diplomat was killed inside an Afghan consulate in Pakistan by a security guard, police said on Monday. The security guard had opened fire on an...

Pakistanis mark Kashmir Day with protests, one minute of silence

One minute of silence was observed across Pakistan to mark the annual remembrance of Kashmir Day on Sunday in a show solidarity with people of the disputed...

Kidnapped Spanish Red Cross worker freed in Afghanistan

A Red Cross aid worker abducted one month ago in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province was freed on Sunday, a Red Cross spokesman told dpa. The Spanish man...

German police reject freed Berlin attack suspect abuse claims

Berlin police on Friday rejected claims of abuse by officers made by a Pakistani asylum seeker freed after being a suspect in last week's terrorist attack on a...

Pakistani mistakenly held over Berlin attack accuses police of abuse

The Pakistani asylum seeker detained and released immediately after a terrorist attack on a Berlin Christmas market has accused police of abusing him, a...

Fragile Pakistan democracy faces key "military appointment" challenge

It was only three years ago when Pakistan, a country ruled by powerful generals for over three decades, witnessed its first ever democratic transition of power...

At least 43 killed by explosion at Pakistan shrine

The number of dead in a bombing at a shrine Saturday in southern Pakistan has risen to at least 43 people, officials say. “The number of dead has risen to...

At least 10 killed in Pakistani oil tanker fire

At least 10 people were killed and nearly 50 others injured when an oil tanker docked in southern Pakistan caught fire after an explosion, officials said on...

3 civilians, trooper killed in India-Pakistan border clashes

Three civilians and a trooper were killed while several were injured in cross-border firing between the forces of India and Pakistan, officials said Monday...

India vows to teach Pakistan "lesson" over Kashmir militant attack

India and Pakistan were embroiled in a war of words on Monday as ministers in New Delhi vowed to teach the country's neighbour "a lesson" following a weekend...

Taliban suicide bombing kills 23 at mosque in north-west Pakistan

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up among worshippers at a mosque in north-western Pakistan on Friday, killing 23 people and wounding scores ...

Islamic State claims deadly attack on Pakistan lawyers

The Islamic State militant group has taken responsibility for an attack on Pakistani lawyers in Quetta that killed 66 people Monday An Islamic State cell in...

Suicide bomber targets children's play area in Pakistan park; 65 dead

 A suicide bomber blew himself up among a crowd at a public park in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, killing 65 people and wounding over 315, officials...

Uber car-sharing service launches in Pakistan, with modifications

Car-sharing service Uber launched in Lahore on Thursday, with a few key modifications for the market. Users will be able to summon a driver and car by...

Pakistan parliament building first to be fully solar-powered

Pakistan’s parliament Tuesday became the first in the world to entirely run on solar power, the premier said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif switched on the...

Militants blow up newly built girls' school in Pakistan

Taliban-linked militants destroyed a newly built primary school for girls in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal region, officials said Saturday. The...

Valentine's Day under fire in Pakistan

Valentine's Day celebrations were slammed by authorities in Pakistan, where officials said the practice was not compatible with the country's Islamic values...

Man behind Pakistani campus massacre threatens more school attacks

The Taliban commander behind this week's massacre of students at a Pakistani university threatened more attacks on schools Friday, calling them nurseries of “...

Gunmen kill at least 19 in Pakistan university attack

At least 19 people were killed by gunmen who stormed a Pakistani university on Wednesday, hospital officials said. The attack took place on the campus of...

Ten dead in bombing on Pakistan-Afghan highway

A bomb exploded at a checkpoint in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 10 people and wounding over 30, local officials said....

US drone strike kills five in Pakistan

At least five people were killed Saturday when a US drone attacked a site in Pakistan’s restive tribal region. The incident comes just days after a report...

Military offensive helps Pakistan achieve polio turnaround in 2015

The number of polio-infected children in Pakistan fell significantly in 2015 due to the military's success in pushing back Islamist militants, an official said...
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