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Forced disappearances in Pakistan worry activists

2017-01-14 16:14

The abductions of five activists are yet another attempt to spread fear among those who speak out in Pakistan, a report says.

Pakistan: Home-made brew with aftershave kills 34

2016-12-28 22:27

Pakistani police have caught three men accused of preparing home-made liquor mixed with aftershave that killed 34 people after they consumed the toxic brew on Christmas Eve.

Fake news story sets off Israel-Pakistan Twitter feud

2016-12-25 22:14

A fake news story has touched off a tense Twitter confrontation between nuclear power Pakistan and Israel in an episode that underlines the potentially harmful impact of such stories in sensitive global affairs

Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47

2016-12-08 18:55

Pakistani military helicopters have ferried remains of plane crash victims to Islamabad as aviation authorities open a probe into the crash that killed 47 passengers and crew.

Pakistan national carrier's plane crashes after take-off

2016-12-07 15:12

A Pakistani national carrier plane has crashed shortly after take-off from the country's north with about 40 on board, after earlier being reported missing.

India warned about full-scale war

2016-11-25 05:55

Pakistan's air force chief has warned arch-rival India against an escalating dispute over Kashmir into full-scale war.

7 Pakistan soldiers killed in India cross-border fire, military claims

2016-11-14 20:07

The Pakistani military has accused India on of killing seven soldiers in cross-border fire in disputed Kashmir, in what appeared to be an unusually high toll after months of surging tensions.

Families ripped apart in Pakistan shrine attack

2016-11-13 16:31

Survivors of a massive bomb attack on a shrine in southwest Pakistan that killed dozens spoke of their horror Sunday after families were ripped apart in a strike showing the expanding reach of the Islamic State group.

Pakistan deports National Geographic's iconic 'Afghan Girl'

2016-11-09 20:03

A Pakistani government official says National Geographic's famed green-eyed "Afghan Girl" has been deported to Afghanistan

Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

2016-11-06 22:51

The Indian army said two of its soldiers were killed in the latest exchange of cross border firing with Pakistan along the de facto border in Kashmir.

 

Underage girls trapped in Pakistan bride exchanges

2016-12-31 09:11

A young Pakistani girl, Saima, was given as a bride to an older man by her father so he could marry the groom's sister, a practice of exchanging girls that is entrenched in conservative regions of Pakistan.

Another nuclear plant goes online in Pakistan

2016-12-28 16:53

in a joint collaboration with China, Pakistan's fourth nuclear power plant went online as part of the government's efforts to end a growth-sapping energy deficit.

Pakistan practice of giving children away under spotlight

2016-12-24 11:00

A Pakistani woman is trying to change the practice of giving away a daughter or a landlord who just takes the prettiest one to pay the price for a never-ending debt.

Pakistan plane crash - all dead

2016-12-07 22:47

Pakistan's national carrier says one of its planes has crashed shortly after take-off from the northern city of Chitral with 48 people aboard.

Pakistani police say hotel fire kills 11 in Karachi

2016-12-05 15:53

A Pakistani police officer says a fire that swept through a four-star hotel in the southern port city of Karachi has killed at least 11 people.

Pakistan, India animosity escalates

2016-11-23 16:53

Pakistan says artillery fire and shelling from India targeted several Pakistani villages and struck a passenger bus.

Pakistan police arrest 10 for flogging transgender man

2016-11-14 16:30

A Pakistani officer says police have arrested 10 members of a criminal gang who flogged a transgender person and posted the incident on social media

Big blast at Sufi shrine in Pakistan

2016-11-12 21:49

Pakistani police say a bomb blast at a Sufi shrine has killed at least 43 and wounded 60 others in the country's southwest.

International cricket can return to Pakistan - Abbas

2016-11-08 13:49

Former ICC president and Test captain Zaheer Abbas believes Pakistan will eventually revive international cricket in the country.

Schools shut in conflict-torn Kashmir after deadly shelling

2016-11-03 16:13

Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir have ordered hundreds of schools to close after days of deadly shelling in areas near the militarised frontier with Pakistan.

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