Pakistan


Pakistan's largest city Karachi elects prisoner as mayor

2016-08-25 06:53

The Pakistani port megacity of Karachi has elected as mayor a politician who is currently in jail on sedition and terrorism charges, a day after the leader of his party was charged with treason.

Pakistani takes 'revenge' on women by stabbing 17: police

2016-08-20 13:19

A Pakistani man has stabbed 17 women this year, killing one, in a misogynistic spree because he wanted "revenge" for a cruel stepmother, police in the garrison city of Rawalpindi have said.

Pakistan to deport US citizen after probe

2016-08-12 19:54

Pakistan's interior minister says a blacklisted American citizen will be deported once a joint interrogation team completes its work.

Ball bearings, shrapnel in Pakistan hospital bomb

2016-08-08 16:57

A Taliban suicide bomb packed with ball bearings has torn through a Pakistani hospital and killed at least 70 people, as witnesses described tearful staff rushing towards the smoking blast site to help the wounded.

PICS: Bombing at a Pakistani hospital kills at least 42

2016-08-08 10:02

Pakistani police say a powerful bomb has gone off on the grounds of a government-run hospital in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing at least 42 people. Warning: graphic images.

British woman was strangled in suspected honour killing: Pakistan police

2016-08-03 22:23

A British woman suspected to have been the victim of an "honour killing" in Pakistan, was suffocated according to a forensic report, police say.

Two sisters shot dead in Pakistan 'honour' killings

2016-07-30 15:53

A man killed his two sisters on the eve of their weddings in Pakistan's central Punjab province, police say, in the latest case of so-called "honour" killings in the country.

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Pakistan starlet strangled in suspected honour killing

2016-07-16 13:02

A Pakistani social media celebrity whose selfies and videos were deeply polarising in the conservative Muslim country has been murdered by her brother in what police suspect was a so-called "honour killing".

Kashmir seethes as several killed amid anti-India protests

2016-07-11 16:54

Indian authorities are struggling to contain protests by tens of thousands of Kashmiris angry after several people were killed in weekend demonstrations called after troops killed a top anti-India rebel leader.

 

Pakistan charges exiled political leader with treason

2016-08-23 20:29

Pakistani police have charged the exiled leader of an influential political party with treason and inciting terrorism, accusing him of provoking violence at a protest a day earlier in Karachi.

Pakistani girl and parents drown in latest selfie-related tragedy

2016-08-16 15:21

An 11-year-old girl has drowned after falling into a river in northern Pakistan while attempting to take a selfie, and her parents have also died trying to save her, according to officials.

Pakistan hospital bombing a 'crime against humanity' - Zuma

2016-08-09 11:48

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a government-run hospital in Pakistan which killed at least 70 people.

Witnesses describe horror of Pakistani hospital blast

2016-08-08 15:32

Witnesses have described horrific scenes of bodies being scattered about and the wounded screaming out and crying for help after an attack by a suicide bomber at a hospital in Pakistan.

Hostages taken in Pakistan helicopter crash in Afghanistan: officials

2016-08-04 20:23

A spokesperson says a Pakistani government helicopter has crash-landed in eastern Afghanistan and all on board have been taken hostage by the Taliban.

Flood water kills 26 wedding guests in Pakistan

2016-07-30 22:16

At least 26 people, mostly children, were killed when a vehicle carrying wedding guests was washed off a mountainous road by floods and flung into a gorge, officials say.

Pakistan lawmakers to debate honour killing, rape laws

2016-07-21 13:54

Pakistan's parliament will debate bills aimed at tackling so-called honour killings and amending its rape law following the murder of a social media star.

Pakistan social media star's brother arrested for her murder

2016-07-17 14:11

The brother of a Pakistani social media star strangled to death has been arrested for her murder and confessed to killing her "for honour", police say.

Pakistani Christian charged with blasphemy over WhatsApp poem

2016-07-12 06:18

A Pakistani Christian has been charged with blasphemy after his Muslim friend alleged he had sent a poem on WhatsApp that insulted Islam, police say.

Pakistani woman hides lover in trunk, suffocates him

2016-07-10 19:12

A Pakistani woman who was having an affair with her cousin accidentally suffocated him in a trunk after hiding him there when other relatives woke up late at night, police say. Sunday.

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