Pakistan: 13 killed in suicide blast near RA Bazar in Rawalpindi
20th Jan 2014

Pakistan: 13 killed in suicide blast near RA Bazar in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI, (The News): Thirteen persons were killed and twenty-four others injured when a suicide blast occurred in RA Bazar of Rawalpindi early Monday morning while the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack, Geo News reported.   Police … Continued

19th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Shi’a Ulema Council district president shot, guard injured

Multan, (Tribune Express): Muzaffargarh president of the Shia Ulema Council, Syed Altaf Hussain Bukhari, and his security guard were injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at them on Thursday night. Police said the men were taken to a rural health … Continued

18th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Protest against targeted killings at University Road, Karachi

  KARACHI, (The News): Demonstrators gathered on University Road and protested against the targeted killing of Mufti Usman Yar, Secretary General of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Samiul Haq Group on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   The religious leader, Mufti Usman Yar … Continued

India: 18 people killed in stampede after Bohra Muslim leader dies in Mumbai
18th Jan 2014

India: 18 people killed in stampede after Bohra Muslim leader dies in Mumbai

  Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): At least 18 people were killed and 56 others injured in a stampede that broke out early on Saturday near the Mumbai residence of the spiritual leader of Dawoodi Bohras Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who died on … Continued

17th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Three passengers killed as train turns turtle after blast in Rajanpur

RAJANPUR, (Dawn: A train turned upside down after an explosion occurred on the railway track in Rajanpur that killed three passengers and injured several others on Friday, Geo News reported.   According to General Manager Pakistan Railways Anjum Pervaiz, the … Continued

15th Jan 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 8 injured in Lahore vendetta shootout

LAHORE, (The News): An armed clash between two rival groups claimed one man’s life while it landed as many as eight others in the hospital here on Tuesday night, Geo News reported.   The deadly shootout was reported from the … Continued

14th Jan 2014

Pakistan: SHO among seven policemen injured in D.I Khan explosion

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, (Dawn): Seven police personnel including Station House Officer (SHO) Kolachi sustained injuries in a blast near their mobile van, Geo News reported.   Police have confirmed the blast, however its nature was yet to be ascertained.   … Continued

12th Jan 2014

Pakistan: PML-N’s Amir Muqam attacked in Swat; six killed

SWAT, (Dawn): At least six people were reportedly killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swat Valley, when an explosion occurred near Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Amir Muqam’s vehicle, DawnNews reported. Sources said that it details of the type of device are … Continued

11th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Four killed in fog related incident in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA, (The News): Four persons were killed and two others were injured when an accident occurred due to fog near Gujranwala, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to the police, the accident occurred at GT Road near Gujranwala where a … Continued

11th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Gas pipeline blown up in Balochistan

According to police sources, unidentified man planted explosive material under the gas pipeline which blew up and caught fire. — File photo QUETTA, (Dawn): An 18-inch Sui gas pipeline was blown up on Saturday by unknown miscreants in the Dera Murad … Continued

Pakistan: Saving lives: A teenager’s sacrifice for hundreds of mothers
10th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Saving lives: A teenager’s sacrifice for hundreds of mothers

  [Aitiza­z Hasan gave his life to preven­t a suicid­e attack at his school in Hangu.] HANGU, (Express Tribune): As the news of Aitizaz Hasan – a student who sacrificed his life while trying to prevent a suicide attack on his … Continued

Pakistan: At least 12 killed as two buses collide, fall into ravine near Murree
9th Jan 2014

Pakistan: At least 12 killed as two buses collide, fall into ravine near Murree

  RAWALPINDI, (The News): More than a dozen passengers died and over 38 were injured when two passenger buses fell off a cliff into a gorge during rainy weather near Saalgran, some 25 kilometres from Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Wednesday. … Continued

9th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Musharraf treason case adjourned to Jan 16

  ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): A special court set up in the federal capital to try former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf for treason charges reserved its decision until 2 pm today on a medical report of the former president and … Continued

8th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Doctors observe strike over Shi’a colleague’s killing

  MULTAN, (Express Tribune): Traders and doctors in Rajanpur on Tuesday observed a strike over the killing of a Shia doctor on Sunday night. Pakistan Medical Association district president Dr Shama Noor had called for a boycott of all medical services … Continued

India: Nine killed as Mumbai-Dehradun Express catches fire in Thane
8th Jan 2014

India: Nine killed as Mumbai-Dehradun Express catches fire in Thane

  Thane (Maharashtra), (Hindustan Times & Agencies): Nine people were charred to death when a fire broke out in three coaches of Mumbai-Dehradun Express train, number 19019, near Dahanu road in neighbouring Thane district in the wee hours today. Among the … Continued

8th Jan 2014

Pakistan: S Arabia, Pakistan pledge regional cooperation

  [Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meeting with Princes Saud- Al-Faisal,Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Photo by INP] By Baqir  Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed here on Tuesday to deepen their defence cooperation and support each other’s position … Continued

7th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Three injured in Lower Kurram Agency explosion

 [File photo] KURRAM AGENCY, (Dawn): At least three people were injured Tuesday when an explosion occurred in Lower Kurram tribal region, DawnNews reported. The explosion took place in a vegetable market in Lower Kurram Agency’s Sada bazaar area. Subsequently, three … Continued

6th Jan 2014

Pakistan: Student killed in suicide attack on Govt school in Hangu

  HANGU, (The News): A student was killed in a suicide attack on the government school on Monday here, Geo News reported.   The banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jahngavi (LeJ) has accepted the responsibility.   Sources said that the suicide attacker blasted … Continued

6th Jan 2014

Bangladesh ruling party glides to easy victory in unopposed election amid deaths

Bangladesh Premier Sheikh Hasina and her Awami League have won an easy victory in national elections after opposition groups boycotted the polls. Violence gripped the country on election day, leaving at least 18 dead. Results from Sunday’s polls gave a … Continued

5th Jan 2014

Iraq: 55 al-Qaida militants killed in western Iraq

BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): A total of 55 al-Qaida-linked militants were killed on Saturday in their clashes with security forces and local Sunni tribesmen in western Iraq, state-run al- Iraqiya television reported. Iraqi security forces backed by tribesmen killed 25 militants of … Continued


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