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Pakistan marks 70 years of independence with fireworks, air show

2017-08-14 19:00

Pakistan has celebrated 70 years of independence from British India with fireworks and plans for the country's largest air display, as the military's top brass vowed to wipe out terrorists days after a deadly blast.

Study: Being outside could become deadly in South Asia

2017-08-03 13:31

A new study suggests wide swaths of northern India, southern Pakistan and parts of Bangladesh may become so hot and humid by the end of the century that it will be deadly just being outdoors

Pakistan plunges into uncertainty as PM ousted

2017-07-29 07:41

Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time.

Death toll in Lahore suicide bombing rises to 26

2017-07-25 08:19

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed 26 people and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, in the eastern city of Lahore

Building in Pakistan collapses, killing at least 2 residents

2017-07-18 12:21

A dilapidated, three-story building in a poorer neighbourhood of the Pakistani port city of Karachi has collapsed as the residents slept, killing at least two people and injuring another eight.

Border attack from Pakistan kills 2 Iranians

2017-07-16 12:00

Two Iranian civilians have been killed in a cross-border attack by Pakistani insurgents, the Revolutionary Guards have said.

McCain-led delegation visits Pakistan for talks

2017-07-03 21:46

A US Senate delegation led by top Republican John McCain has flown over Pakistan's tribal areas after meeting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

17 more die in Pakistan tanker fire, pushing toll to 190

2017-06-30 09:44

A Pakistani official says the death toll from this week's fuel truck fire reaches 190, after 17 more people have died.

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 housekeeper set alight after not repaying debt

2017-08-10 05:05

A housekeeper has died after being set alight by her employers in Pakistan's Punjab province for failing to repay a debt, police say.

Sharif loyalist Abbasi takes over as new Pakistan PM

2017-08-01 19:48

Pakistan's parliament has elected ruling party loyalist Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as Prime Minister.

Sharif ousted as Pakistan Prime Minister

2017-07-28 11:04

Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations.

Blast kills 15, injures 20 in Pakistan's Lahore

2017-07-24 14:32

An explosion killed at least 15 people and injured 20 in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Monday, rescue officials said, but it was not immediately clear what caused the blast.

Pakistani soldiers drown in river after Indian attack

2017-07-16 19:37

Pakistan's army says four of its soldiers have drowned in a river in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir after their vehicle was hit by Indian gunfire.

Bomb kills police chief, 2 others in southwest Pakistan

2017-07-10 15:59

A Pakistani spokesperson says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a police chief in the southwestern town of Chaman near the Afghan border, killing him, his guard and a civilian.

Climbers missing on Killer Mountain presumed dead

2017-07-01 22:11

A spokesperson for the Alpine Club of Pakistan says two mountaineers who went missing while scaling the country's "Killer Mountain" are presumed dead.

Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker inferno now 174

2017-06-29 20:29

The death toll from an oil tanker explosion in central Pakistan has risen to 174, including the driver who warned people scooping up spilled fuel to stay away but was ignored.

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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.

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