Pakistan


Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

2017-06-26 15:06

Pakistani officials say the death toll from a massive fuel truck fire the previous day has risen to 157 as four more of the victims died overnight.

'Toy' bomb kills six children in Pakistan

2017-06-25 19:01

A bomb resembling a toy has killed at least six children in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials say.

Pakistan issues first transgender passport

2017-06-25 09:30

Pakistan has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalised community.

More than 60 people killed in multiple Pakistan attacks

2017-06-24 17:04

Multiple blasts and a gun attack killed more than 60 people and wounded at least 170 in three Pakistani cities on the last Friday of Ramadan.

Twin blasts in NW Pakistan kill dozens

2017-06-23 17:07

At least 26 people were killed and 124 wounded when twin blasts tore through a market crowded with shoppers preparing for the Eid holidays in a mainly Shi'ite area of Pakistan's tribal belt.

Pakistani citizens gasp for clean air

2017-06-22 09:44

Furhan Hussain moved to Islamabad seeking fresher air, only to find Pakistan's leafy capital in a semi-permanent haze.

Lone gunman kills journalist in Pakistan - police

2017-06-12 19:54

Pakistani police say a lone gunman has shot and killed a journalist in the north-western town of Haripur.

Ethiopia's Tedros elected new WHO chief: diplomats

2017-05-23 21:38

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom was elected as the new head of the World Health Organisation, diplomats have said.

Pakistan senator's convoy bombed

2017-05-12 22:22

A suicide bomb blast that targeted the convoy of a top senator in southwest Pakistan killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 30 others.

Pakistan says inflicted heavy losses on Afghan border forces

2017-05-07 18:41

Pakistan's military says it has killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers in a clash on a major border crossing, a claim quickly rejected by Kabul.

 
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WATCH: Over 153 people killed in oil tank explosion in Pakistan

An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan on Sunday killing more than 150 people.

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'Bodies everywhere, many just skeletons' after Pakistan oil tanker blast

2017-06-25 12:43

At least 148 people have died and 50 are in a critical condition after an overturned oil tanker burst into flames on a highway in Pakistan.

Oil tanker flips and explodes, killing over 100 in Pakistan

2017-06-25 07:14

A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames.

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World Focus: Pakistan cricket champions, Mosul independence and US student's death

Central Indian police change charges against 15 arrested Pakistan men, North Korea remains shocked by the death of a US student who was detained for attempted theft, and Mosul independence in under way. Watch.

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Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11

2017-06-23 13:06

A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said.

Pakistani purr-petrator charged with taking lion on car ride

2017-06-15 21:56

A Pakistani man who took his pet lioness for a ride in the back of a pickup truck has been charged with public harassment.

Pakistan: Death penalty for blasphemy on Facebook

2017-06-12 11:08

A Pakistani court has sentenced to death a man who allegedly committed blasphemy on Facebook, a prosecutor says, in a first such case that involves social media.

UN court orders Pakistan to stay execution of Indian 'spy'

2017-05-18 23:00

UN court orders Pakistan to stay the execution of an Indian national convicted of spying, in a decision hailed by New Delhi.

UN condemns torture in Pakistan

2017-05-12 19:31

A UN committee has condemned the 'widespread practice of torture' in Pakistan by police, the military and intelligence agencies.

Illegal kidney trade racket uncovered in Pakistan

2017-05-01 19:01

Pakistani investigators have uncovered an illegal kidney donation racket and arrested six people, including two doctors.

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