At least 9 killed, 100 injured as Pakistan train derails

2015-11-17 12:50

At least nine people have been killed and more than 100 hundred injured when a train derailed in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, administration and railway officials say.

Pakistan sacks 100s of teachers from 'ghost schools'

2015-11-10 22:03

Pakistan authorities have halted funding to hundreds of "ghost schools" and fired 450 absentee teachers.

Teenager found alive 50 hours after Pakistan factory collapse

2015-11-07 14:42

Rescuers in Pakistan have pulled a teenage boy alive from the rubble of a collapsed factory near Lahore 50 hours after the structure toppled, officials say.

Hopes fade for Pakistan factory collapse survivors

2015-11-05 19:30

Hopes of finding more survivors in the rubble of a collapsed Pakistani factory faded as darkness fell with rescuers warning the death toll would likely rise.

Fatal Pakistan factory collapse traps many

2015-11-04 17:30

At least ten people have been killed and up to 150 trapped when a factory collapsed near Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore.

11 die in poll clashes in Pakistan

2015-10-31 18:25

A Pakistani policeman says 11 people have died in armed clashes between supporters of two political parties.

Gunshots fired at Pakistan school after men try to scale walls

2015-10-29 11:29

Residents and a guard opened fire at a Pakistan school after six men tried to scale the walls, sparking panic less than a year after a Taliban massacre at a Peshawar school, police say.

Cold, hungry survivors wait for relief - Pakistani quake

2015-10-28 09:18

Relief agencies are battling to reach cold and hungry survivors of a devastating earthquake that has killed more than 360 people in Pakistan and Afghanistan, with entire communities still cut off in the mountainous region.

Pakistan broadens quake rescue efforts

2015-10-27 16:18

Pakistani military planes have reached survivors in remote mountains 24 hours after a powerful earthquake struck the region, but thousands are feared trapped in inaccessible areas.

Rescuers struggle to reach quake-stricken regions in Pakistan

2015-10-27 09:32

Officials say rescuers are struggling to reach quake-stricken regions in Pakistan and Afghanistan as the combined death toll from the previous day's earthquake rose to 311.


Pakistan hangs top 300

2015-11-15 19:08

Pakistan has hanged more than 300 death row prisoners in the nearly 11 months since if lifted a moratorium on executions last year, in a trend decried by rights activists.

Pakistan ends rescue after factory collapse

2015-11-10 18:00

Rescuers have ended their search at the site of a multi-storey factory that collapsed in Pakistan last week after pulling 45 bodies from the rubble, officials say.

Pakistani rescuers save man 50 hours after building collapse

2015-11-06 20:32

A teenager has been rescued after 50 hours trapped under the rubble of a four-storey factory, which collapsed this week in eastern Pakistan.

Pakistan building collapse kills at least 10 workers

2015-11-05 13:14

A factory building under construction in an industrial area on the outskirts of Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore has collapsed, killing at least 10 workers and injuring dozens, officials say.

Pakistan anti-Taliban hero dies aged 89

2015-11-02 16:53

A Pakistan nationalist hero, who defied the Taliban in Swat Valley and survived more than 10 assassination attempts by the insurgents, has died peacefully of liver disease at the age of 89, his family says.

Pakistan will help quake survivors 'before winter'

2015-10-31 00:11

Pakistan has vowed swift compensation to survivors of a powerful earthquake that flattened thousands of homes, so that they can rebuild before the harsh winter sets in.

Pakistan, Afghanistan reach quake survivors

2015-10-28 16:28

Pakistani and Afghan rescue teams are taking food and medicine to communities in rugged terrain hit by the major earthquake.

Pakistani clerics say quake a wake-up call for sinners

2015-10-27 21:06

A religious body of Sunni clerics says the deadly earthquake that struck Pakistan is a wake-up call for Muslims to quit sinning.

Taliban asks charities for help in quake-hit Pakistan, Afghanistan

2015-10-27 11:53

The Taliban asks humanitarian and aid agencies to continue to deliver emergency supplies to earthquake victims in remote areas of northern Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Rescuers hunt for survivors of massive Afghan quake

2015-10-27 06:47

Rescuers are picking their way through rugged terrain and pockets of Taliban insurgency in the search for survivors after a massive quake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, killing at least 277 people.

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