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India: Varanasi Muslims veer towards AAP
9th May 2014

India: Varanasi Muslims veer towards AAP

By Prashant Jha   Varanasi, (Hindustan Times): The oldest city in the world was in a frenzy on Thursday. From early evening to nearly 9.30pm, from the BHU campus to the BJP headquarters 5km away, Narendra Modi’s road-show was thronged … Continued

Pakistan releases FBI agent on bail
9th May 2014

Pakistan releases FBI agent on bail

KARACHI, (The News): The FBI agent who was caught trying to carry ammunition and knives on board a PIA flight has been released from a Karachi police station after a judge approved his bail against surety bonds of Rs 1 … Continued

Pakistan: Two killed, over 70 injured as earthquake rattles Nawabshah
9th May 2014

Pakistan: Two killed, over 70 injured as earthquake rattles Nawabshah

  NAWABSHAH, (The News): An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 hit Nawabshah and surrounding areas, damaging several houses in various areas and left two persons dead and over seventy injured, Geo News reported on Friday.   The walls of … Continued

Pakistan: North Waziristan blast claims two lives
6th May 2014

Pakistan: North Waziristan blast claims two lives

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least two people were killed and one person injured on Tuesday in a blast which occurred in the Miramshah bazaar of North Waziristan. According to sources, explosive material had been … Continued

India: 13 killed, 30 injured as train derails in Maharashtra
4th May 2014

India: 13 killed, 30 injured as train derails in Maharashtra

  [ Special Arrangement At least 9 people were killed and 30 injured when a passenger train derailed on Konkan Railway route in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, on Sunday] Special Arrangement The mangled remains of the derailed train in Raigad district on … Continued

Pakistan: Blast targets FC vehicle in Bolan; one killed
3rd May 2014

Pakistan: Blast targets FC vehicle in Bolan; one killed

[File Photo] Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): One Frontier Corps (FC) man was killed and another was injured in a bomb explosion in Balochistan province’s Bolan district on Saturday, a security official said. Khan Wasey, a spokesman for the FC, … Continued

India: 4 children, 2 women among 9 more bodies found, totoal Muslims killed now 32
3rd May 2014

India: 4 children, 2 women among 9 more bodies found, totoal Muslims killed now 32

[Security personnel at Narsingbari in Baksa district of Assam where some people were killed by militants on Friday] Digambar Patowary Guwahati, (Hindustan Times):  Nine more bodies were recovered in Baksa district in Assam on Saturday, taking the toll to 32 … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Police arrests more than 500 before elections in Indian-controlled Kashmir
29th Apr 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Police arrests more than 500 before elections in Indian-controlled Kashmir

  SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, (Xinhua): More than 500 youth were arrested across Muslim majority areas of Indian-controlled Kashmir ahead of the fourth phase of Indian general elections, local police said. The massive crackdown on youth has been taken as part … Continued

Pakistan: Forces kill three militants in Khyber Agency
29th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Forces kill three militants in Khyber Agency

  KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Three militants were killed and two security personnel injured in a clash in Khyber Agency on Tuesday.   Sources said that the security forces launched an operation on a tip off about the presence of … Continued

Pakistan: Blast near engine of Zakariya Express, driver injured
28th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Blast near engine of Zakariya Express, driver injured

RAHIM YAR KHAN, Punjab Province, (The News): The driver and assistant driver sustained injuries in the blast near the locomotive of Zakriya Express on late Sunday night, Geo News reported.   Police said the explosion occurred near Adam Sahaba station, … Continued

Pakistan: Three children killed, 11 injured in Karachi seminary blast
28th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Three children killed, 11 injured in Karachi seminary blast

KARACHI, (The News): Three students were killed and several others injured when their seminary was attacked with a hand grenade in SITE area of Karachi on Monday, Geo News reported.   According to the police, unidentified criminals riding a motorcycle … Continued

Pakistan: One killed in blast on peace committee in Khyber tribal region
27th Apr 2014

Pakistan: One killed in blast on peace committee in Khyber tribal region

  [File photo]   By Zahir Shah Sherazi KHYBER AGENCY, (Dawn):  One was killed in blast on peace committee in Khyber tribal region The deceased belong to the Tawheed ul Islam peace committee. Official sources say that the vehicle of Tawheed … Continued

Pakistan: At least six killed, two injured in North Waziristan firing
26th Apr 2014

Pakistan: At least six killed, two injured in North Waziristan firing

  [File photo]   MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): At least six people were killed and two wounded on Saturday during an exchange of fire between two tribal groups over a land dispute in the tribal region of North Waziristan, DawnNews reported. According … Continued

Pakistan: Gun attack kills seven members of a family in Swabi
25th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Gun attack kills seven members of a family in Swabi

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   SWABI, (Dawn): At least seven people were killed and six others wounded on Friday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a vehicle in Swabi’s Yar Hussain region. The deceased and the injured in … Continued

Pakistan: 12 killed as jets pound militant hideouts in Khyber Agency
24th Apr 2014

Pakistan: 12 killed as jets pound militant hideouts in Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR, (The News): Pakistani fighter jets pounded suspected militant hideouts in Khyber Agency near the Afghan border on Thursday that killed twelve extremists and injured 15 others, Geo News reported on Thursday.   The operation came despite efforts by Prime … Continued

Pakistan: Police officer killed in Karachi explosion
24th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Police officer killed in Karachi explosion

  [Police official Shafiq Tanoli. Videograb]   KARACHI, (Agencies & Dawn): Police officer Shafiq Tanoli and two others were killed in an explosion that took place near Karachi’s old wholesale vegetable market on Thursday. Three others were also reported injured in … Continued

Pakistan: 19 people injured in Swat road accident
23rd Apr 2014

Pakistan: 19 people injured in Swat road accident

[File photo] SWAT, (Dawn): At least 19 people were injured on Wednesday when an over-speeding pick-up they were travelling in plunged into a trench near Swat’s Marghazar road, DawnNews reported. The accident took place when the pick-up lost control due … Continued

Pakistan: Five killed across Karachi in violent incidents
23rd Apr 2014

Pakistan: Five killed across Karachi in violent incidents

KARACHI, (The News): Firing and other violent incidents across the metropolis took the life of five persons on Wednesday, Geo News reported.   According to police, two bodies were found from Mewa Shah graveyard in Pak Colony while another body … Continued

Pakistan: Peshawar: Five policemen among six killed in firing
22nd Apr 2014

Pakistan: Peshawar: Five policemen among six killed in firing

PESHAWAR, (The News): Six persons including five policemen were killed in firing on a police mobile in Peshawar on late Monday night, Geo News reported.   Police said unknown assailants attacked the police van in Badaber area, and as a … Continued

Pakistan: Three killed, 30 injured in Charsadda blast
22nd Apr 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, 30 injured in Charsadda blast

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three people were killed and several others wounded on Tuesday in an explosion near a police vehicle in Farooq Azam chowk of Tehsil Bazaar in Charsadda. According to district headquarters hospital … Continued

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