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Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi
21st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi

      KARACHI: At least four people including a woman were shot dead in different areas of the city on Monday.   Unknown gunmen opened fire on political activities when they were hoisting flags of their party in Frontier … Continued

Pakistan: 10 killed coach and truck collision in Balochistan
20th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 10 killed coach and truck collision in Balochistan

  By Ismail Sasoli   HUB, (Dawn): At least 10 people, including two women, were killed and 25 others were injured early on Monday during a collision between a passenger coach and a truck in Balochistan’s Uthal area. The passenger … Continued

Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency
18th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least six militants were killed on Saturday in Khyber Agency as operation ‘Khyber 1′ entered into its second day. Official sources said security forces advancing in Sipah, Malikdinkhel and Akakhel … Continued

Pakistan: Five killed in suicide attack in Tirah Valley
15th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Five killed in suicide attack in Tirah Valley

      KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Five persons were killed and seven others injured when a suicide blast occurred in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, Geo News reported on Wednesday.   According to security forces, a suicide blast occurred … Continued

Pakistan: Nato helicopters violate Pakistani airspace near Pak-Afghan border
15th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Nato helicopters violate Pakistani airspace near Pak-Afghan border

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Nato gunship helicopters violated Pakistani airspace and entered Pakistani territory where they stayed for 10 minutes before returning, official sources told Dawn. At least five helicopters were seen flying near the … Continued

India: How Africans shaped India’s history
14th Oct 2014

India: How Africans shaped India’s history

    [A Mughal painting shows two Africans in a group sharing a light moment.]   By Manimugdha S Sharma  Times of India: Behind the high walls of a lost fortress in what is today south Delhi blossomed the love … Continued

Pakistan: 300,000 people have left Balochistan due to terrorist attacks
13th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 300,000 people have left Balochistan due to terrorist attacks

  [Photo: HRCP chairperson Zohra Yusuf addresses a press conference here on Sunday. — INP]   By Amanullah Kasi   QUETTA, (Dawn): Zohra Yusuf, the chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), has said that Balochistan has been … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four people on Pak-Afghan border
11th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four people on Pak-Afghan border

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A US drone strike on Saturday killed four suspected militants and left several others injured on the Pak-Afghan border area near Khyber Agency’s Tirah valley. Official sources said that the drone … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan
9th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three people were killed and two others injured in a US drone attack in the North Waziristan tribal region, security sources said. Sources said the drone fired missiles targeting … Continued

Pakistan: Drone strike kills eight, wounds six in North Waziristan
7th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Drone strike kills eight, wounds six in North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): In the second attack within 24 hours, an unmanned drone killed eight persons and wounded six others in Shawal district of North Waziristan tribal region on Monday. Intelligence sources say the … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike in NWA kills five, injures three
6th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike in NWA kills five, injures three

    MIRANSHAH, (The News): Five people were killed when a [US] drone fired two missiles in an area of North Waziristan on Sunday.   According to sources, the unmanned aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Kundghar area … Continued

Pakistan: Three killed, two injured in Khuzdar firing
6th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, two injured in Khuzdar firing

  QUETTA, (Dawn): At least three people were killed and two others injured in a firing incident in the Khuzdar area of Balochistan on Monday morning. Levies officials told Dawn that armed men opened fire at a pickup van and … Continued

Pakistan: Four killed, five injured in firing along working boundary
6th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, five injured in firing along working boundary

  ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel on Monday resorted to unprovoked firing along the working boundary in Sialkot as a result of which four people were killed whereas five others sustained injuries, said an Inter Services Public … Continued

Pakistan: Six killed, 12 injured in Kohat bus blast
4th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Six killed, 12 injured in Kohat bus blast

      KOHAT, (The News): Six people were killed and 12 others injured when a blast occurred in a passenger bus at Peshawar Chowk in Kohat Saturday morning.   According to police, miscreants had planted a bomb near the … Continued

India: Patna stampede death toll rises to 33, most died of suffocation
4th Oct 2014

India: Patna stampede death toll rises to 33, most died of suffocation

    [Family of injured victims weep outside a hospital where the stampede victims were admitted. PTI Photo] Patna, (Hindustan Times): With one more person succumbing to injuries on Saturday, the toll in the stampede outside Patna’s Gandhi Maidan after Dussehra celebrations … Continued

Pakistan: Explosion injures seven in Quetta
4th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Explosion injures seven in Quetta

        [Police on the site of explosion: Screengrab]   By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least seven people, including a child, were injured on Saturday in a powerful blast on the Spini road in Balochistan’s capital … Continued

Pakistan: Jet fighters kill 15 suspected militants in Khyber
3rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Jet fighters kill 15 suspected militants in Khyber

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 15 militants were killed early on Friday in jet strikes in the Jamrud and Bara areas of northwestern Pakistan’s Khyber tribal region, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Sources told … Continued

Pakistan: Blast and firing on Quetta’s Double road; seven injured
1st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Blast and firing on Quetta’s Double road; seven injured

      By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least seven people were injured on Wednesday when an explosion took place on Quetta’s Double Road which was followed by firing, DawnNews reported. Police said unknown assailants hurled a … Continued

Pakistan: One killed, 14 injured in Sibbi blast
27th Sep 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 14 injured in Sibbi blast

    QUETTA, (The News): A man was killed while fourteen others were injured when a blast occurred at at Chakar Khan Road in Sibbi District of Balochistan on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, the miscreants … Continued

Pakistan: Bomb attack on police officer kills two, injures six in Karachi
26th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Bomb attack on police officer kills two, injures six in Karachi

  [Security personnel stand near the blast site in Karachi. Photo by Online]   KARACHI, (Dawn): Unknown assailants carried out a bomb attack on a senior police officer in Karachi’s upscale Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood on Thursday night, killing … Continued

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