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Pakistan: Tribal leader Barat Khan, son killed in Chaman
1st Nov 2014

Pakistan: Tribal leader Barat Khan, son killed in Chaman

  CHAMAN, (The News): Tribal leader, Malik Barat Khan and his son were gunned down while his other son was injured after unknown gunmen opened fire in Chaman area of Balochistan, Geo News reported Saturday.   According to sources, the … Continued

Pakistan: 20 militants, four security personnel killed in Orakzai clash
1st Nov 2014

Pakistan: 20 militants, four security personnel killed in Orakzai clash

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 20 militants and four security personnel were killed on Saturday in a clash in the northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, official sources told Dawn. Three security personnel and a number of … Continued

Pakistan: Grenade attack near Shia Musilm Islamic centre injures 2 in Karachi
31st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Grenade attack near Shia Musilm Islamic centre injures 2 in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): Two persons were hurt when unknown assailants lobbed a grenade near Imambargah in Gulistan-e-Jauhar area here on Thursday.   According to police, the grenade attack targeted a Sabil near Kamran Chowrangi, leaving two people injured … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan
30th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan

      By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four suspected militants, including a foreign militant of Arab origin, were killed in a US drone strike in the Birmal Tehsil of South Waziristan on Thursday. According to sources, … Continued

Pakistan: Grenade blast near Imambargah in Karachi kills infant, injures eight
29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Grenade blast near Imambargah in Karachi kills infant, injures eight

  By Faraz Khan     KARACHI, (Express Tribune):  A nine-month-old girl lost her life while eight others, including six women, were injured when a hand grenade was lobbed at the Islamic Research Centre (IRC) at Ayesha Manzil, Karachi on … Continued

Sri Lanka: 14 bodies recovered from Sri Lanka landslide, hundreds more buried
29th Oct 2014

Sri Lanka: 14 bodies recovered from Sri Lanka landslide, hundreds more buried

  COLOMBO, (Xinhua): Fourteen bodies have been pulled from a massive landslide in central Sri Lanka but authorities have warned more than 150 people remain missing. More than 150 people are missing with local media quoting numbers as high as … Continued

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 20 militants in Khyber Agency
29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 20 militants in Khyber Agency

    KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Twenty militants were killed in the air strikes during the on-going operation Zarb-e-Azb in Khyber Agency on Wednesday.   Security sources said that military jets pounded hideouts of militants in Aka Khel area of … Continued

Pakistan: 80-year-old killed in LoC crossfire
29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 80-year-old killed in LoC crossfire

    By Tariq Naqash   MUZAFFARABAD, (Dawn): An elderly man died after he was caught in crossfire between Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, on Tuesday. Mohammad Din, 80, was herding goats near … Continued

India: Sena’s ‘Saamna’ sings paeans to Modi
28th Oct 2014

India: Sena’s ‘Saamna’ sings paeans to Modi

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Shiv Sena party president Uddhav Thackeray. File photo: Vivek Bendre] The Hindu: On Tuesday, Saamna, the Shiv Sena party organ, sought to praise Mr. Modi for asserting the cultural identity of Hindus. With the newly … Continued

India: Nine killed, more than 20 injured in bus accident in Assam
26th Oct 2014

India: Nine killed, more than 20 injured in bus accident in Assam

  Nagaon (Assam),,(PTI): At least nine persons, including five women, were killed and 24 injured when a bus in which they were travelling fell into a roadside ditch at Uluani in Nagaon district on Sunday. The incident occurred near Kaliabor … Continued

Pakistan: Key commander among 18 militants killed in Khyber Agency
26th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Key commander among 18 militants killed in Khyber Agency

  KHYBER AGENCY, (Dawn): Security forces killed eighteen militants, including key commander of banned Lashkar-e-Islam, in Khyber Agency last night, Geo News reported.   Security sources said military jets pounded hideouts of militants in various areas of tehsil Bara of … Continued

Pakistan: 80 ulama put under surveillance during Muharram
26th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 80 ulama put under surveillance during Muharram

    By Munawer Azeem   ISLAMABAD,(Dawn): Vigilance has been mounted around 80 Ulema in the capital considered a threat to peace during Muharram. Police and local administration officials on Saturday said 23 clerics had already been placed in the … Continued

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta
23rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta

  By Shezad Baloch QUETTA, (Express Tribune): Unidentified men opened fire on a bus in the outskirts of Quetta on Thursday, killing eight people — said to belong to the Hazara community — and injuring one, in what is believed … Continued

Pakistan: Qadri wraps up Islamabad sit-in after 70 days
22nd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Qadri wraps up Islamabad sit-in after 70 days

    ISLAMABAD, (The News): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Allama Tahirul Qadri ended his protest sit-in that continued in Islamabad for more than two months and announced to stage his next demonstration in Karachi on December 25.   Addressing … Continued

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

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